Surval Boutique Olive Estate is situated approximately 4,5 km outside Oudtshoorn (on the R328 road) at the foot of the majestic Swartberg Mountain range (a UNESCO World Heritage site) in the Klein Karoo and offers the ideal overnight stop from the Cape Winelands (or anywhere else in the country) on the way to the Garden Route, or as a base from which to explore the Klein Karoo region. We are in close proximity to the Cango Caves and many of the other attractions surrounding Oudtshoorn.
We offer accommodation fit for a king (and his family), with 31 stylish and luxurious rooms, in a serene farm setting, ranging from our cosy and comfortable Honeymoon Suite, Luxury and Standard rooms to kids friendly Family rooms, and single rooms for the single traveler.
All our rooms are equipped with air conditioning, satellite television, free WiFi, valuables safe, mini bar fridge, tea and coffee facilities and a separate entrance.
Cold winter evenings can be spent in the Orchard Room, our communal lounge, with luxurious leather couches, where you can spend time with friends in a cosy setting, or curled up with a favorite book and a glass of red wine.
An elegant dining experience second to none.
With a menu inspired by the produce of the local Klein Karoo region of South Africa, combined with international flair, our restaurant Su Casa ("your home") offers an elegant dining experience equal to none. Su Casais a member of Confrrie de la Chane des Rtisseurs, an international gastronomic society founded in Paris in 1950, which traces its origin back to 1248, and devoted to choice dining and the camaraderie of the table.
Our menu is a reflection on the past, paying homage to the classic flavors and dishes that have stood the test of time. You will experience good food, brought back to the basics, done well, with love and care, creating a gastronomic experience you will remember for some time.
We feature a fully stocked and accessible wine cellar, where you can choose from our selection of the finest wines that South Africa has to offer. We offer only the best varieties and vintages that have made South Africa known for its wines par excellence.
Su Casa offers special banqueting options for weddings, conferences and any other special occasion or function.
We invite you to a luxurious and exclusive world where time stands still, letting you treasure every moment and leaving nothing to be desired. Whether you`re enjoying the warm South African hospitality on holiday or traveling on business, you are assured of outstanding, discreet and personal service at Surval Boutique Olive Estate.
Accommodation at Surval Boutique Olive Estate: Honeymoon Suite Spend a memorable night cocooned in the luxury and comfort of our specially decorated honeymoon suite. Whether newlywed, or celebrating many years of being together with the one you love, you will experience comfort and opulence that will make this a stay you will remember for many years to come. This luxurious room is furnished to the highest standard with only the best furnishings and fabrics. It is open plan in design, and offers a beautiful open Roman bath in front of the comfortable king size bed, as well as a separate shower.
Family Unit - (sleep 5) Our spacious Family Unit has two separate rooms, a king size bed on the ground level and 3 single beds in the loft room, interconnected by a staircase with access to a private balcony. Don Carlo is individually styled to complement your true South African stay. The shared bathroom consists of a spa bath and separate walk in shower.
Family Units (staircase) Our spacious Family Units have two separate rooms of which one is a loft room inter connected by a spiral staircase. Both rooms can be converted into either a twin or double room. The ground level consists of a bath and separate walk in shower and the loft room consists of a shower only. Each room is individually styled to complement your true South African stay.
Family Units (ground level) Our spacious Family Units have two separate rooms, both on the ground level that can be converted into either a twin or double room. These rooms are individually styled to complement your true South African stay. The shared bathrooms consist of a bath and separate walk in shower.
Luxury double / twin (shower & bath) Our Luxury rooms are luxurious and spacious, and can be made up as either double or twin rooms. These rooms have comfortable chairs and some equipped with a leather sleeper couch. The en-suite bathroom consists of a bath and separate shower.
Standard room (bath with overhead shower) Our luxurious rooms can be converted into either a double or twin room with a view of the dam and panoramic views of the surrounding Swartberg mountains. The en-suite bathroom consists of a bath and overhead shower.
Standard double / twin (shower only) Our tastefully decorated rooms can be converted into either a twin or double room with an en-suite bathroom with shower only.
Budget Room (shower only) Our single room Amfissa is a loft room (on the second floor with access via the guest lounge) suitable for one, single guest. This room is tastefully decorated with one single bed and an open plan bathroom with shower only.
Room facilities: - Satellite television (selected channels) - Air conditioning/Heating - Free WiFi - Valuables safe - Mini bar fridge - Tea and coffee making facilities - Private entrance - Information file - Room service in all rooms with an additional tray charge - Toiletries - Hairdryer - Electric blankets (winter)
What to do at Surval Boutique Olive Estate: Not feeling lazy enough to spend time in your room, with a good book, perhaps? Or perfect sunny weather (for which the region is known) outside? Feel free to try any of the following to make your stay even more enjoyable:
Olive Tasting: Informal olive tasting - A selection of all the Surval olive products. Information pamphlets are available. No bookings required.
Formal Olive Tasting: - The tasting is a selection of all the Surval products as well as a bit of background information about olives and the different cultivars. The formal olive tasting is ideal for families or small groups. Include a complimentary olive product for each participant. Bookings required
Orchard Tour & Olive Tasting: - A guided olive and farm tour through the orchards. An explanation as to the agricultural aspect of olive growing and production. The tour takes between 45min and an hour and is followed by a formal tasting of the full range of products paired with a glass of local wine. Bookings essential.
Birdlife: Surval Boutique Olive Estate boasts a wealth of bird life, with bio-diversity on the estate moving from waters-edge to agricultural tracks of land, an ecology that will appeal to novice bird viewer to experienced ornithologists. Such seasonal visitors as the Red bishop and the nocturnally active Spotted Eagle Owl. The estate is safe to explore on foot making it a wonderful family activity.
Dam Boats: Situated close Su Casa Restaurant you will find the tranquil waters of the Willow Dam, kayaks and a row boat are available for the enjoyment of guests out for a short paddle or a romantic bottle of bubbly on the pond with someone special.
Swimming Pool: Swimming Pool Relax in our sparkling clear swimming pool after a day of sightseeing and adventure in and around Oudtshoorn. The view is an ever changing canvas of mountain and valley scenery. There is also a lapa with barbeque facilities available for your enjoyment.
Orchard room: Cold winter evenings can be spent in the Orchard Room, our communal lounge, with luxurious leather couches, where you can spend time with friends in a cosy setting, or curled up with a favourite book and a glass of red wine.
Mountain Biking: Mountain Biking Trail We have mountain bikes for hire, or you can bring your own, and enjoy the countryside under your own steam. Mounties all over the world are in agreement that there is no better way to get a close up view of the unique futures of an area, in a short time, than by mountain bike, powered by your own breath and legs.
Walking trails: Walking Trail We have a number of walking trails on the premises, suitable for everyone, from the fittest, to the not-so-fit, to families with small children. Remember to bring comfortable walking shoes with sturdy soles and heel support. We are also the registered Parkrun venue in Oudtshoorn. Parkrun is a FREE weekly 5km event for people from all ages which takes place every Saturday at 7:00am
Stargazing: Far from the glare of the city lights, you can see and enjoy the Milky Way in its full splendour. Bring your telescope, or just lie on your back on the outside lawn and wonder about the vastness of the universe, and what is out there. Note: the Little Karoo is considered to be one of the best places on earth for star gazing. This is the reason that the region was selected as one of two 'finalists' for the world's most powerful radio telescope, the SKA ("Square Kilometre Array") Telescope.
Enjoy a picnic: Picnic at Surval:
"Let us make a feast Upon the summer grass Let us find a quiet place And make the moment last."
We can prepare a picnic feast for you, to be enjoyed in the quit expanse of the Klein Karoo.
Childrens Playground: Let the children work off their energy in our on-site playground, specially designed and equipped for them with jungle gym, swings, slide and more to keep them busy for hours. Adult supervision required.
Su Casa Restaurant: Su Casa Restaurant With a menu inspired by the produce of the local Klein Karoo region of South Africa, combined with international flair and cuisine excellence, our restaurant Su Casa (a member of Confrrie de la Chane des Rtisseurs, an international gastronomic society founded in Paris in 1950, which traces its origin back to 1248, and devoted to choice dining and the camaraderie of the table) offers an elegant dining experience equal to none.
Parkrun - Surval is proud to announce that we are the registered Parkrun venue in Oudtshoorn. Parkrun is a FREE weekly 5km event for people from all ages which takes place every Saturday at 8:00am.
Facilities & Services available:
Babies Children under 12 Elderly Disabled (wheelchair friendly) Honeymoon Couples Airport Shuttle Service Laundry Service
Ironing Service Special Meals on Request Conference facilities Wedding facilities Bar on the Premises Restaurant Cots available
Fax & Photocopy Machine Fireplace on the Premises Garden Internet Access Parking (off-street - open) Wi-Fi Afrikaans
English Communal Satellite TV Hiking / Walking Trails Playground Swimming Pool
- No-Show policy: 100% of total cost levied - 30 days prior to arrival: 100% refund - 14 days prior to arrival: 50% refund - 7 to 0 days prior to arrival: 0% refund
FROM BEAUFORT WEST/DE RUST From the N12, enter Oudtshoorn with Voortrekker Road. At the third traffic light, turn right into Baron van Reede Street. Follow Baron van Reede Street out of town towards the Cango Caves (R328). From Caves Retirement Village (last houses on the left) it is 4.2 km to the turn-off of Surval Boutique Olive Estate. Turn left onto a gravel road. Surval Boutique Olive Estate is 1.1km along the gravel road.
FROM CALITZDORP/CAPE TOWN: From the R62 you will enter Oudtshoorn with Voortrekker Road. At the third traffic light you will turn left into Baron van Reede Street. Follow Baron van Reede Street out of town towards the Cango Caves (R328). From Caves Retirement Village (last houses on the left) it is 4.2 km to the turn-off of Surval Boutique Olive Estate. Turn left onto a gravel road. Surval Boutique Olive Estate is 1.1km along the gravel road.
FROM GEORGE/KNYSNA: From the N12 you enter Oudtshoorn with Langenhoven Road. At the first traffic light Langenhoven Road becomes Baron van Reede Road. Follow the road out of town towards the Cango Caves (R328). From Caves Retirement Village (last houses on the left) it is 4.2 km to the turn-off of Surval Boutique Olive Estate. Turn left onto a gravel road. Surval Boutique Olive Estate is 1.1km along the gravel road.
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Accommodation Type: Bed & Breakfast, Guesthouse and Hotel