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The former British town of Fort Beaufort is one of the least known towns in the Eastern Cape, but it is the perfect refuge for nature lovers who want to get away from it all and reconnect with themselves and nature. Here in Fort Beaufort it is naturally all about the Great Outdoors. Largely un-spoilt and undeveloped, Fort Beaufort, which finds itself situated in the heart of the citrus farming enclave of the Katriver Valley, was established in 1822 by the British as a frontier post.
The Katriver Valley is a stunning kaleidoscope of ravines, rivers, waterfalls, and forests, which make it a popular destination for hikers who enjoy exploring this hallowed terrain set amongst vivid natural beauty and crisp clean air. If you don’t want to do anything too strenuous indulge yourself with a languid walk or go sit on the banks of the Kat River and enjoy some ‘you time’ with your current... Show more
Guests escape the noise and bustle of lodges by opting to stay in either fully self-catering or bed and breakfast cottages. Self-catering cottages are a home away from home and come fully equipped with everything guests need. Most self catering cottages also come with a cleaning service, Dstv, and a private patio/entertainment area. Guests who opt for bed and breakfast cottages enjoy their own private patio/entertainment area, luxury amenities, Dstv, and cleaning service. There is often a small kitchenette, if guests wish to do a little cooking, and a relaxing lounge area. Cottages are ideal for families, small groups of friends and couples wishing for a more private retreat.