Only 50km from historical Graaff-Reinet, 3 hours drive from Port Elizabeth. Nieu-Zebra
is situated in the heart of the quaint village of Nieu-Bethesda, the home of the world famous Helen Martin`s Owl House.
This picturesque village is settled in a green valley of the Sneeuberg Mountains, close to the foot of the majestic Compassberg Mountain, the highest free-standing mountain in the Southern Hemisphere.
The village is also home to artists, sculptors, arts & crafts centres, galleries, coffee shops and restaurants. It even has its own brewery. A visit to Nieu-Bethesda is an experience appealing to everyone.
Essential living in an eccentrically styled, self-catering cottage, set in private gardens. Nieu-Zebra is decorated with eccentricity in mind, but incorporating comfort and thought to the general appeal of Nieu-Bethesda.Accommodation at Nieu-Zebra:
Nieu-Zebra is designed to accommodate a couple or a small family.
It has a fully equipped kitchen, one separate bedroom, one
bathroom with shower in bath and lounge / living area.
- Fitted kitchen with all appliances
- Electric stove and oven
- Jetmaster fireplace
- Private garden with braai / barbecue
- Heaters and electric blankets
- Extra blankets
- One double bed in main bedroom
- Two double bunk beds in main bedroom
- Two single beds in living area
- Housekeeping on request
The village of Nieu-Bethesda is famous for its Owl House, an eerie monument to the works of Helen Martin. Go on a walk and explore the arts and crafts and gift shops. Enjoy Karoo cuisine at the friendly restaurants.
Sip delicious home-brewed beer and taste different goats cheese. Experience the numerous art galleries and participate in the Fugard Festival held in September of every year, (and in honour of Athol Fugard) who has made Nieu-Bethesda famous, especially after his film “Road to Mecca” was filmed here.
Also making Nieu-Bethesda famous, is the majestic landmark of the Compassberg Mountain (2502m or 8208 feet) - the highest freestanding mountain in the Southern Hemisphere.
You can climb the mountain by prior arrangement. (About a 2-3 hr climb to the top). NIEU-BETHESDA IS A HAVEN FOR PEACE AND QUIET IN A TRANQUIL AND SAFE ATMOSPHERE. Nieu Bethesda has no petrol, bank or credit card facilities. Fill up your tank and your wallet before you arrive!