Swallow Creek Cottages  Verified Listing

Overberg Buffeljagsrivier Swellendam Western Cape South Africa

Excellent Rating: 4.8 / 5
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Member since: 17 July 2017

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Full Kitchen
Selected DSTV Channels
Bath towels
Covid-19 H&S Certified
Pet Friendly
Braai/BBQ Area
Parking on Premises
Dining Area
Tea and coffee facilities

Swallow Creek Cottages are situated in Buffeljagsrivier on a quiet small holding with a beautiful view of the mountains. The cottages are centrally located in Buffeljagsrivier, exactly 200km’s between George and Cape Town and just 10 km’s from Swellendam.

In Room Facilities:

* Linen & towels provided
* Fully equipped kitchen
* TV with limited DSTV channels
* Fireplace / Indoor braai
* Outside braai
* Pet friendly
* Cottage is fenced with a small lawn
* Safe onsite parking in car-port next to the cottage

Area Information:

Swallow Creek offers comfortable yet affordable self-catering accommodation, with a beautiful mountain view, in a peaceful farm setting. It is situated in Buffeljagsrivier, not far from Swellendam, nestled against the majestic Langeberg Mountains. Also note that you can bring along your best friend/friends because these cottages are pet friendly.

Property Facilities:

* Braai Facilities
* Free Secure Parking


Activities/Things to do

Here are some interesting places to visit while enjoying your stay at Swallow Creek cottages:

1. We are close to Chris-Elle wedding venue in Buffeljagsrivier: www.chris-elle.co.za

2. Umshanti/Buffeljags Watersport

Just down the road from us is Umshanti – enjoy nature’s wonderland with thrilling fuffi-slides, sundowner boat cruises, swimming, canoeing, hiking, cycling, waterskiing and microlight rides! Also a popular wedding venue.

Visit www.umshanti.co.za for more details and bookings

3. Lavender farm

An enchanting smallholding growing mainly French Dentate Elegans Lavender – renowned for its flowers. The farm also sells plants, bunches of flowers, distill their own essential oils and manufacture creams, soaps etc.

Visit www.lavender-farm.co.za for more details

4. Sulina Faerie Sanctuary

The Sulina Faerie Sanctuary is Swellendam's "special faerie and angel healing sanctuary" dedicated to the protection and preservation of all the positive energies of love, peace and light.

Visit thecontinentofsulina.blogspot.co.za for more details

5. Bontebok National Park

Explore the smallest national park of the South African National Parks' stable - on the banks of the Breede River, just 5km from the town of Swellendam in the Western Cape. Part of the Cape Floral Kingdom (a World Heritage Site), Bontebok National Park is always boasting something in bloom. Discover the beauty of the park through a day visit or overnight stay - watch the Bontebok grazing from your chalet window, or spy on the many birds home to the park from the viewing deck at the picnic and braai area.

Visit www.sanparks.org/parks/bontebok for more details

6. Drostdy Museum

The Drostdy was built by the Dutch East India Company in 1747 to serve as residence and official headquarters for the Landdrost. Soon after a gaol, a house for the secretary, a mill and various outbuildings were erected. In 1846 the government sold the Drostdy and the property was subdivided. In 1855 the former Drostdy was bought by the Steyn family and it remained in the hands of this family until 1939 when it was bought by the government of the Union of South Africa for the purpose of establishing a museum.

Visit www.drostdy.com for more details

7. Bee Things

Visit their shop for honey and other bee related products. Also be informed about pure raw South African honey and the by-products of the bee industry. In this shops you can also find information about the beekeeping industry and practices, live honey bees on show and bee products, as well as local manufactured hand crafted items.

Visit www.ubusibeekeeping.com for more details

8. La Mont

A private dairy farm is situated on the rolling hills ar the foot of the spectacular Langeberg mountains between the towns of Ashton and Swellendam.

The well-known Van Loveren Cellar has partnered with La Mont Cheese at the La Mont Bistro & Deli, offering tasting of a wide variety of cheese and wine.

Visit www.lamontcheese.co.za for more details

9. For more attractions, things to do and places to visit: www.swellendamtourism.co.za


Extra Info

Property Type Cottage, Holiday Home, Self Catering
Conditions Show
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Check-out before 10:00 AM
Cancellation Policy Strict
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Christelle de Waal
27 December 2019

Lovely cottage with a homely feel.
We took our dogs along and they loved it.
The yard is very spacious and the cottage is well equipped.
Beautiful views of the mountains.
Will definitely recommend it!

Superb. 5 out of 5
Carina Wiid
19 August 2019

We really enjoyed it and everything was perfect!

Superb. 5 out of 5
Sean van Schalkwyk
16 July 2018

Cottage 2 has a lovely view, the facilities very comfortable and homely.

Fabulous. 4 out of 5
Rene Jan
01 May 2018

We had a wonderful stay at Swallow Creek Cottages.
The cottage is beautifully done and has all the necessary essentials to make ones stay comfortable. The farm is quiet and open and we had lots of space to walk our dogs. The owner was also very helpful.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Heidi Marais
30 December 2017

Beautiful fresh air, we could feel the love that was poured into the making of the cottage cosy and comfortable. Thank you!

Superb. 5 out of 5

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Buffeljagsrivier Reviews

27 December 2019

Beautiful views and the tranquility of the mountains.

Fabulous. 4 out of 5

Nearby Attractions & Landmarks

Swellendam Church, Drostdy Museum, Swellendam Golf Course