Calitzdorp Guest Farms Accommodation
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Winkelplaas, Sevens Week Poort (Seweweekspoort), Oudtshoorn, Klein Karoo, Ladismith, Armoed (Volmoed), De Vlugt, Prince Albert, Vanwyksdorp, Boggomsbaai, Buffelsdrift
Nature and tranquility.
We were all pleasantly surprised on how beautiful the area around Calitzdorp are especially where we stayed at Matjiesvlei Cottages. There are three wine cellars with great restaurants which makes it worth your while to visit.
Art Galleries, Fig Farm - the best trip, Show room Ghost walk Morning Market, Museum, Eating places.
More info about Calitzdorp
They say the sweetest watermelons originate from Calitzdorp and it’s hard to argue, considering that the dry climate and semi-desert conditions suit this type of fruit perfectly. Calitzdorp is a spa town located in the Little Karoo, a 15000km valley that is completed encircled by mountains with sparse rainfall and clean, fresh air.
Calitzdorp was named after the Calitz brothers who farmed here and in 1845, donated a part of their farm to establish a town. At the time, church services were held under a tree before enough funds were collected to eventually build a church in 1857. The town gradually developed around the church.
Calitzdorp is on the Route 62 wine route, the world’s longest, and many of the region’s fortified wines grace the wine lists of top restaurants and hotels. The farmland surrounding the town is bursting with grape vines, ostrich breeding centres and deciduous and vine fruit. On the route between Calitzdorp and... Show more
About Guest Farms
Guest Farms could very well be the most idyllic South African form of accommodation. If you are out in the country you should definitely consider staying at a Guest Farm. From romantic getaways to a family holiday, they are perfect. They can range from absolutely luxurious to comfortable and you could easily find one that suits your budget. If you have children they will easily be occupied by the animals and nature that surround. They are often well staffed with a restaurant on the premises and well situated amongst various nature activities. Heading into the country? Have a look at our Guest Farms listing on Accommodirect.