Quaint rooms have private entrances and bar fridges. Delicious farm breakfasts, with dinner and picnic baskets on request. Self-catering option. Relax at the pool overlooking the river and vineyards. Cruise up-river for birding or the seasonal wild flowers. Credit cards. Children welcome.
The Guesthouse is located on the fertile banks of the Olifants River, on the famous South African West Coast. This gem of South Africa's West Coast, has everything and more to offer the battle-weary businessman or adventurous tourist.
On your arrival at MELKBOOMSDRIFT, you will be received by the friendly personnel where you can make arrangmentments for a private wine tastings during your stay at MELKBOOMSDRIFT.
Bar, Restuarant on request, Swimming pool and
walking areas between vineyards and on river banks.
Vredendal, a modern South African WEST COAST town is situated along the fertile banks of the Olifants River in the Olifants River Valley. As you approach this bustling rural gem you will encounter vast expanses of terraced vineyards, reminiscent of a typical Rhine River village.
A leisurely 3 hour drive from Cape Town on the N7 highway, you will journey through some of the most magnificent scenery which South Africa and specifically the WEST COAST, has to offer.
Vredendal is an ideal stopover for the battle-weary businessman or the adventurous tourist who wishes to experience the true warmth and welcome for which the WEST COAST and her people are so well known.
In Room Facilities:
There is little to prepare you for the sheer chic and panache of this stylish establishment. Each suite has been lovingly restored and decorated in a uniquely distinctive style. No one room looks like any other. From rich earthy ambers to the coolest jades and greens, some furnished with pieces which were meticulously handmade by owner, Hilsa Van Heerden, and others, with beautiful period furniture, restored to their original beauty.
Justifiably one would want to return again and again if not for the delicious farmhouse breakfasts, then to sleep in another suite to experience the "MELKBOOMSDRIFT charm".
Each suite and self-catering unit is equipped with a fully stocked bar fridge for your convenience. Coffee and tea facilities are available as well - fresh farm milk in your fridge daily and fresh homemade rusks!
Local attractions include Sishen, Saldana railway bridge, Strandfontein Beach, beautiful views and lodge as National Monument