Give us a quick call at +27285142425 to see if we are running any specials. We have 2 five-star cottages, 2 garden suites & 1 family unit, set in 1.5 hectares of luxuriant gardens with indigenous flora and an abundance of birdlife. We also have five dinner tables reserved for guests which is, in our opinion, the best in town – we are real foodies.
Augusta de Mist guest house in Swellendam on the Garden Route has a solid reputation for its breathtaking gardens, attention to detail, excellent service, interior design, luxury as well as some of the finest food in the Overberg. Wander past the pool, over seasonal streams to stumble upon the garden cottages. Augusta's allure is obvious: simple white structures, reminiscent of the historic cottages of this region, reed ceilings, contemporary interiors and art, bucolic views and indigenous planting.
Swellendam is centrally situated for visiting the coast, especially De Hoop Nature reserve with its pristine beaches, scenic mountain route with spectacular passes and the Robertson wine valley, a well renowned local wine route.
In Room Facilities:
ARUM or BUCHU LUXURY GARDEN COTTAGES: King bed, private lounge, spa bath, walk-in shower, satellite TV. Very private and spacious. STRELITZIA GARDEN COTTAGE: King bed, private lounge, double walk-in shower. Just a few steps from the pool. PROTEA GARDEN SUITE: King bed, plus extra bedroom, private lounge, vintage bath & shower, satellite TV. In vintage coach house. ALOE TWIN GARDEN SUITE: Twin beds, private lounge. Shower only & outdoor wet room shower, satellite TV. Adjacent to Protea & conveniently close to the homestead. HONEYBUSH + DESMOND TUTU HERITAGE SUITES: Queen beds but for single occupancy only, walk-in showers. In the whimsical, historical 1802 homestead, Park Villa. Please enquire. Ideal for two travellers who want a break from each other.
Swellendam is conveniently situated at the crossroads between the Karoo, Route 62, Overberg, and Garden Route. An outdoor enthusiast's dream with its doorstep position by Marloth, Bontebok, and De Hoop, the town is undergoing a renaissance with art galleries and restaurants opening, and Capetonians discovering the reward at the end of the 2 hour drive. If you can manage to pull yourself away from the creature comforts of Augusta de Mist simply stroll to Swellendam's finest. The estate is centrally located in the historic quarter near good restaurants and retail therapy.