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Smilin Thru Eco Resort

Bed and Breakfast, Camps, Chalets, Cottages, Guest Lodge, Hotels, Resorts, Self Catering in Parys

Our experienced management works 24/7 to accommodate all your needs and to exceed all your expectations. Our mission ...

Swimming Pool
Braai Area
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R70.0

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Tava Lingwe Game Lodge

Camps, Caravan Parks, Chalets, Cottages, Game Lodges, Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Parys

Tava Lingwe Game Lodge offers comfortable accommodation in chalets, log cabins and a caravan park and is set on a 170...

Swimming Pool
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Bar
Braai Area
Conference Facility
Camps

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R350

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Pont de Val Riverside Escape

Boutique Hotels, Self Catering in Parys

Luxury French country-style Boutique Hotel on the banks of the Vaal River. The escape includes a spa, restaurant, wed...

Swimming Pool
Conference Facility
Internet access
Parking on Premises
Aircon
TV
WiFi
DSTV

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R2390.0

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Mountain View Country Estate

Guest Farms, Guest Houses, Self Catering in Parys

9 Elagantly furnished rooms with en-suite shower and basin.
4 Rooms with double beds.
5 twin rooms with 2 x 3/4 beds....

Braai Area
Wheelchair Friendly
Parking on Premises
Laundry facilities

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R550.0

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Rolo sports House

Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Parys

The house overlooks the golf course and is about 600m from the Vaalriver. Inside the perimeters of the estate numerou...

Swimming Pool
Pet Friendly
Dishwasher
Braai Area
Full Kitchen
Laundry facilities

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R1800.0

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466 Vaal de Grace

Cottages, Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Parys

466 Vaal de Grace, is self- catering accommodation located in Parys . The house being a classified as a heritage gem ...

Braai Area
WiFi
Aircon
Parking on Premises
Full Kitchen

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R3300.0

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Blue@Vaal

Self Catering in Parys

Blue@Vaal offers comfortable self-catering accommodation in a renovated House & Cottage situated in a quiet cul-de-sa...

Braai Area
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Parking on Premises
Full Kitchen
Internet access
Pet Friendly
Aircon

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R950.0

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River Cottages

Cottages, Holiday Homes, Resorts, Self Catering in Parys

River Cottages is situated in Parys and offers comfortable accommodation in a tranquil riverside environment.

Acco...

Swimming Pool
Pet Friendly
TV
Braai Area
Conference Facility
Parking on Premises
Full Kitchen

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R600

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Rus & Vrede on Vaal

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses, Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Parys

Rus & Vrede Luxury Guesthouse is situated on the banks of the tranquil waters of the Vaal River just outside Parys, j...

Aircon

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R1350.0

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Vaal De Sioleh

Chalets, Self Catering in Parys

Vaal de Sioleh is situated 20 km outside the beautiful town of Parys, in the Free State. Our accommodation, chapel an...

Swimming Pool
Parking on Premises
Braai Area
Full Kitchen

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R605

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Hessie se Witperd

Guest Houses, Self Catering in Parys

For a storybook visit.

Welcome to Hessie se Witperd in the picturesque town of Parys. Parys is situated on the bank...

Braai Area
Pet Friendly
Full Kitchen
Parking on Premises
WiFi
Laundry facilities

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R1000.0

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397 and 398 Vaal de Grace Golf Estate

Golf Lodges, Holiday Homes, Self Catering, Villas in Parys

North facing riverfront accommodation on golf estate with river access. The house is booked as a unit and sleeps up t...

Swimming Pool
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Braai Area
Fireplace
TV
Parking on Premises
Full Kitchen
Wheelchair Friendly
Aircon

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R3500.0

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142 Vaal de Grace Golf Estate

Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Parys

142 Vaal de Grace is situated in a golf estate on an island in the Vaal River, and can accommodate up to 8 people.

T...

Swimming Pool
WiFi
Laundry facilities
Braai Area
Full Kitchen
TV
Parking on Premises
DSTV

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R4000.0

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Mistique Waters

Apartments, Guest Houses, Self Catering in Parys

Mistique Waters is situated across the banks of the Vaal River and boasts magnificent views; here guests can stay and...

Swimming Pool
WiFi
Laundry facilities
Braai Area
Fireplace
TV
Parking on Premises
Full Kitchen
Wheelchair Friendly
DSTV

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R488.0

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Rolo House

Guest Houses, Self Catering in Parys

Large 4 bedroom holiday home nestled on the banks of the Vaal River. 3 Rooms en-suite, 1 room with a separate bathroo...

Swimming Pool
Pet Friendly
Laundry facilities
Braai Area
Aircon
Parking on Premises
Dishwasher

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R2850.0

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Lavender Place

Bed and Breakfast, Cottages, Guest Houses, Self Catering in Parys

Set in a tranquil and peaceful part of Parys, Lavender Place provides luxury, stylish and safe accommodation for tho...

Braai Area
Pet Friendly
Internet access
Parking on Premises
WiFi
TV
Wheelchair Friendly
Aircon

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R650

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Abberdale Place

Guest Houses, Self Catering in Parys

4 Bedroomed home - sleeps 8
2 with double beds
2 with two 3/4beds
Bath, shower basin in one
1 x separate toilet
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Braai Area
Fireplace
TV
Parking on Premises
Full Kitchen
Pet Friendly
DSTV

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R724

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Mirabel Guesthouse

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses, Self Catering in Parys

“I have grown to love the small town of Parys – nestled on the banks of the Vaal River close to where three of our Pr...

Braai Area
Parking on Premises
TV

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R890

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Riparian Retreat

Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Parys

Situated on a game farm on the bank of the Vaal River just outside Parys, this jewel is the perfect place to unwind a...

Swimming Pool
Parking on Premises
TV
Braai Area
Full Kitchen

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R6999

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The White Giraffe

Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Parys

The White Giraffe is situated in the quaint town of Parys and offers self-catering accommodation for up to eight peop...

Swimming Pool
Wheelchair Friendly
Fireplace
Braai Area
Pet Friendly
Internet access
Parking on Premises
WiFi
TV

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R450

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Cyrene

Cottages, Self Catering in Parys

Cyrene offers neat, self catering accommodation and it is located in the town Parys, in the Free State Province. The ...

Parking on Premises
Aircon
Full Kitchen
DSTV

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R350

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The Dell

Camps, Chalets, Holiday Homes, Resorts, Self Catering in Parys

The Dell is offers comfortable accommodation in a resort which forms part of the Dome World Heritage Site and situat...

Swimming Pool
Conference Facility
Braai Area
Camps

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R1000

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Nkwasi Lodge

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses, Self Catering in Parys

Nkwasi Lodge located in the lovely town of Parys, on the southern banks of the Vaal River and offers an inviting gues...

Swimming Pool
WiFi
TV
Braai Area
Aircon
Parking on Premises
Internet access

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R600

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Rietpoort Cottages

Cottages, Self Catering in Parys

Rietpoort Farm is a working farm with cattle and wild horses, offering luxury two self-catering units: Rietpoort Cott...

Braai Area
Aircon
Pet Friendly
TV

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R400

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103 Vaal De Grace

Apartments, Golf Lodges, Self Catering in Parys

This property is located in the Vaal de Grace Golf Estate, is is a self catering villa and accommodates up to 8 guest...

Swimming Pool
Full Kitchen
TV
Braai Area
Aircon
Fireplace
Laundry facilities

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R4000

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Reivilo House

Guest Houses, Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Parys

Reivilo House is situated in the heart of Parys in the Free State, and offers comfortable, self-catering accommodatio...

Braai Area
Aircon
Full Kitchen
TV

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R1550

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The Danes on Vaal

Guest Houses, Self Catering in Parys

The Danes on Vaal is situated in the North Free State town of Parys and offers quality accommodation for business tra...

Braai Area
Parking on Premises
WiFi

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R480

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Vaal de Rama Guesthouse

Bed and Breakfast, Cottages, Guest Houses, Self Catering in Parys

Vaal-de-Rama offers an elegantly decorated Guesthouse and Self-Catering Cottages alongside the banks of the Vaal Rive...

Swimming Pool
Parking on Premises
DSTV
Braai Area
WiFi
TV

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R750

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Kondensmelk

Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Parys

Kondensmelk is situated on a quiet street in the lovely town of Parys and offers comfortable accommodation in a stunn...

Swimming Pool
Fireplace
TV
Braai Area
Full Kitchen
Pet Friendly
DSTV

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R650

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Thabela Thabeng Mountain Retreat

Chalets, Cottages, Guest Houses, Guest Lodge, Holiday Homes, Resorts, Self Catering in Parys

In the midst of this World heritage Site, lies Thabela Thabeng, nestled in and between the mountains and Vaal River, ...

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More info about Parys

Parys is a small town with a surprising amount of things to do. Located in the Free State Province, Parys is a popular destination for the romantic, the artistic, the weary and the lover of nature. It’s also in the centre of the world’s largest crater, so large you won’t even know it!

A gigantic meteor hit the earth roughly 2000 million years ago, resulting in a massive crater known as the Vredefort Dome. It’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site with interesting rock formations and terrain and regarded as somewhat of an outdoor paradise for hikers and climbers. Parys was laid out in 1876 and is the Afrikaans word for Paris, named by a surveyor who saw a likeness in the town’s location along the Vaal River to that of Paris on the river Seine.

There are a number of spectacular wedding venues surrounding Parys, and the outdoor adventure activities on offer attract companies seeking team building ideas.

The town streets are lined with antique shops, restaurants, art galleries and quaint knick-knack stores.

 

Top 8 reasons to visit Parys

1. Attend a geological tour of the Vredefort Dome to appreciate the vastness of the crater and to see the results of the meteor impact. Several sites are visited and lunch baskets are available for purchase.

2. Visit Berakah Eco Trails to take up the challenging 23km mountain bike route that passes through magical scenery, along river courses, up steep inclines and over log bridges.

3. River rafting is popular on the Vaal River that meanders along the town outskirts. With names like Big Daddy and Whiplash, the rapids can put fear into visitors, however, guides will ensure they are breached safely.

4. If you consider yourself an aesthete, Parys has an interesting Art Route that takes in galleries, a metalwork factory and potters. The route is open on the first weekend of every month.

5. Mampoer tastings are offered at Hanzet Distillers. Mampoer is a fruit brandy pot-stilled until the alcohol content is highly concentrated. Mampoer is also called white lightning.

6. The Parys Golf and Country Estate has a magnificent 18-hole golf course, with fine views of the Vaal River. Visitors are welcome on this course which is ranked top in the province.

7. Head out early to the Dell Cheetah Centre to catch the personalised morning tour of the facility, renowned for its dedication to cheetah conservation. Volunteers from all over the world arrive to help manage the centre.

8. When the sun goes down, join the locals at Plaasjol to party the night away. The venue hosts regular live acts and the onsite restaurant serves traditional Afrikaans dishes such as offal, pork cracklings with pap (a type of polenta) and bobotie.

 

Transport

Parys is 135km – via a toll road – from OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg. Chartered flights are available from the Vereeniging Airport, 75km out of town. Several car hire companies are based in Johannesburg, Vanderbijlpark and OR Tambo airport or you could order a rental online. Tour operators and shuttle service companies offer transport services between Johannesburg, the airport and Parys.

 

Did you know?

In the Parys cemetery lies the grave of a young 20-year old Canadian woman who arrived to teach children in the refugee camps but contracted typhoid and died in 1903, less than a year after her arrival. Sadly, her family were too far away to be at her bedside and attend her funeral.

Situated in a massive crater, Parys has its own microclimate with hot dry summers and brisk to chilly winter days.

About Self Catering

Self Catering places can be found from rural to urban areas and can vary in what they offer. They allow plenty freedom and is a great inexpensive way to spend your holiday. They have been widely classified as a “Home away from home”. This is a good option for guests who don’t mind cooking their own food, and are looking for a more independent and flexible form of accommodation. For budget and large families, we would recommend self-catering for a more personalised experience.