Saxe-Coburg Lodge - True Karoo hospitality awaits guests at this spacious Karoo/Victorian home (circa 1865).
Nestling beneath the Swartberg Mountains lies the village of Prince Albert, possible the prettiest small town in South Africa, with its Karoo style Cape Dutch and Victorian houses lining quit arboured streets, canals lead mountain water into the lush gardens of flowers and fruit trees, a veritable oasis.
After a generous breakfast relax at the swimming pool set in large secluded garden with stunning views to the Swartberg Mountains.
Laundry, fax & e-mail service, off street parking.
Wake up to birdsong and a hearty Karoo breakfast comprising local farm fresh yogurts, farm eggs, home made preserves and German filter coffee.
We are fluent in German and French.
Saxe-Coburg offers 5 luxury air-conditioned garden bedrooms, all rooms with satellite TV, separate patios & entrances, overhead fans, heaters, hairdryers, tea trays and bar fridges.
There is also a guest lounge with library.
The Swartberg pass is undoubtedly the most spectacular mountain pass in the whole of Southern Africa. The pass which is 4km distant is kept in good order and can be traversed with ordinary motorcars.
The nearby world renowned Cango Caves.
Meiringspoort canyon with kettle spout waterfall.
The Hell, historic hidden valley in the Swartberg mountains.
Dinosaur footprints in the desert.
The Town itself is a great attraction to those who have an interest in rustic architecture of the nineteenth century.
The Swartberg national Hiking Way trails (eight variations)
Our own hike "To Hell and back" with variations.
Our own trail "The Great Karoo traverse" incorporating a visit to the dinosaur footprints and gold fields.
Gamkapoort Nature Reserve trail, desert moonscapes.
Dr. Sue Deans Botanical walk.
We are keen hikers and will guide visitors on request.