Situated in the Matjiesriver Valley. We offer comfortable accommodation and a breath of fresh air in beautiful natural surroundings.
In summer, Blue Lily Retreat is surrounded by abundant Agapanthus, also known as the blue lily. Guests can enjoy the peaceful farm house and farm cottage suited for individuals, couples, families or a small group of friends.
You can experience Klein Karoo Country Life on a working farm. For those who like to explore the Klein Karoo, exciting venues in the area can be discovered.
The ideal setting to relax, restore and rejuvenate yourself on your cycling tour. Specific guided tours in the area with Blue Lily Cycles are also available.
Blue Lily Retreat is also a retreat destination for individual unstructured retreats, retreats for individual or family recovery from unsettling life events or trauma or structured group retreats with specific themes.
Your hosts, Juan and Lieschen Lategan invite you to experience the healing environment and abundance of nature to rest, relax, restore and rejuvenate mind, body and soul.
The lounge in the farmhouse, with fireplace for winter days, small library and homely dining room and kitchen offer a home away from home with a nostalgic farmhouse feeling.
The veranda/ “stoep” offers a beautiful view of the mountains and surrounding farm where you can relax around a braai, lounge in a stoep chair or gaze at the splendour of the Klein Karoo dawn and sunset, or the stars and Milky Way at night.
You can meditate or relax in the garden, and children can enjoy the freedom of playing, laughing and running freely on the lawn.
Situated in the Matjiesriver Valley at the foot of the Swartberg Mountains (Swartberg Pass Heritage Pass) near Oudtshoorn (Klein Karoo). Close to the Swartberg Pass, Cango Caves, Cango Ostrich Farm, Karusa Winery, Patat Restaurant, Roger Young Gallery & Coffee Shop, Cango Wildlife Ranch, Buffelsdrift, Wilgewandel, Kobus se Gat and many more attractions in Oudtshoorn and surroundings!
In Room Facilities:
Blue Lily Retreat offers three charming en-suite guest rooms in the historical farm house, originally built in 1886. • • Room 1 : Experience the elegance and romance of an old farmhouse in modern comfort. This room has a double bed, en-suite bathroom with a shower and sleeps 2 adults. • • Room 2 : Crisp decoration and a breathtaking view of the Swartberg Mountain. This room has a Queen bed, en-suite bathroom with a shower and sleeps 2 adults. • • Room 3 : Our family unit with a seperate “room in a room” with views on the magnificient Swartberg Mountains. The room has Twin beds (which can be converted into a King bed), a Double bed and a 3/4 bunk bed in the other room. En-suite bathroom with a shower and a bath. Sleeps 5. • • Farm Cottage : A comfortable cottage, ideal for a couple or a family. Room with twin beds that can be converted to a King bed, a separate room with a two bunk beds, a kitchenette and a lounge with a sleeper couch. A bathroom with a shower.
Guests can enjoy early morning or sunset country walks. We have walking trails on the farm where you can view the diverse fauna and flora of the Klein Karoo veld and experience the farm atmosphere. The area is also suitable for mountain biking enthusiasts, a comfortable setting to relax, restore and rejuvenate on your cycling tour.