Linda se Dop - Nieuwoudtville is a town in Namakwa District Municipality in the Northern Cape province of South Africa. It lies on the Bokkeveld Escarpment, and was established in 1897.
The Nieuwoudtville Falls on the Doring River are located a few kilometers north of the town. Nieuwoudtville is in the Succulent Karroo Biome, which has less than 200 mm rainfall in winter and is even more arid in summer.
Nieuwoudtville is extremely popular tourist destination in South Africa especially during the wild flower season. The reasons for Nieuwoudtville popularity is because of its unique placement in the Karoo. Karoo plain is known as the Bokkeveld, it has a reputation as the bulb capital of the world. During spring geophytes also known as bulbs flowers, bloom in the area around town and very rain dependent.
There is a wide variety of things in Nieuwoudtville such as a Waterfalls just outside the town, there is the quiver tree forest, local sandstone ruins, glacial pavement, the Oorlogskloof Nature Reserve and a myriad activities that include bird watching, hiking and a lot of star gazing.
Featuring a swimming pool, a restaurant, a garden and views of the garden, Linda se Dop is set in Nieuwoudtville and offers accommodations with free Wi-Fi. The units come with tiled floors and feature a microwave, a flat-screen television with satellite channels, and a private bathroom with a shower and a hairdryer. A fridge and kettle are also featured. Continental and buffet breakfast options are available every morning at the bed and breakfast. Guests at Linda se Dop can enjoy cycling nearby, or make the most of the sun terrace.
Namaqualand has its own beauty and even more so its people.
Flower time is as follows:
Secret Season .... when in luck .... end March beginning April last for 9 - 11 days
Flower Season ..... dependent on rain but always in demand, so book now as we have bookings for the next 2 years rolling and can happen anytime and last for 2 weeks upto 3 months. .... normal time for this is August, September and then if it is a good year including October
There is always flowers blooming but not in the abundance that you get in our two seasons.
Know that because of the beauty and remoteness your low German or Italian car will not be the best choice, so come with the playful 4x4 or higher type of vehicles that you have stacked in your garage.
Don’t forget about our quiver tree forest, the biggest in the world and make a turn at the Glazier floor or just gaze over the fields and just inhale our fresh air and just be yourself and enjoy safety and relaxation in Nieuwoudtville.
Recharging of your inner soul
Cycling (bring your own bike)
Days are hot
Nights are cold
Winters are wet
Freshest air in the country (not by my word but the Weather people tell me they measure the rest of South Africa against Nieuwoudtville’s air quality)
Best sleep you ever get
4 Bedrooms that each sleep 2 people. Each with own bathroom that has a shower, toilet and basin. Full DSTV bouquet, free Wi-Fi and air-conditioning in all areas. The pool is inviting and a must in summer. 4 more Bedrooms to come in 12 months from now. Choice between Double or Kingbed rooms. Breakfast is included in rate and dinner is always available, please book ahead of time
The Room has a king bed. The unit equipped with air-con, minibar, fridge, microwave. En-suite bathroom with a shower.
Check-In Time: 14:00.
Check-Out Time: 10:00.
We take full payment as our accommodation is in demand and our supplies 80km from Nieuwoudtville so it is a 160km trip to get breakfast stuff only to get the cancellation in the afternoon after returning, so regretfully no refunds and please pay before you arrive.
No children under 16