Aan de Heuvel Cottage - Self Catering  Verified Listing

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Aan de Heuvel Self-Catering Cottage (From R1150 /night.)

Sleeps 5 people.

Two bedrooms, two bathrooms, comfortable sitting area with sleeper couch ... for child or young adult, open plan kitchen & sliding glass doors onto a small stoep with braai area. Both bedrooms have doors opening onto a deck with mountain and town views.

Rate Basis: Self catering (no meals included)

From R1150 /night
Full Kitchen
Selected DSTV Channels
Bath towels
Electric Blankets
Shared lounge/TV area
Covid-19 Certified
Swimming Pool
Braai/BBQ Area
Parking on Premises
Dining Area
Safety Deposit Box
Child friendly
Laundry facilities
No smoking
Tea and coffee facilities

The cottage has fantastic mountain and town views, a warm fireplace, and a sheltered ‘braai’ area next to a small outdoor splash pool & garden. It has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a comfortable sitting area with open plan kitchen.
Wood and stone finishing creates a warm atmosphere with big sliding glass doors onto the small ‘stoep’ with ‘braai’ area.
Swellendam, Gateway To The Garden-Route And Route 62
The Garden Route has so many activities to offer, but before you travel on, you are in Swellendam now! How can we help you?
For starters Swellendam has some of the best cycling routes in the Overberg district. We also have spectacular hiking trails, said to be a ‘must’ on any hiker’s bucket list, however they are not for the faint of heart or novice hiker!

In Room Facilities:

Both bedrooms are furnished with king or twin beds, both with built-in cupboards. There is a sleeper couch in the living room where a child or young adult could sleep. Both rooms have patio doors that open out onto a deck facing the amazing Langeberg Mountains.
The en suite bathroom has a shower, basin, and toilet & the guest bathroom the same, but also has a lovely corner bath.

The kitchen is fully equipped including a stove, oven, fridge-freezer, microwave, and tea- and coffee- making facilities. There is a washing machine and tumble dryer for added comfort and convenience.

Area Information:

Aan de Heuvel is situated within walking distance from local attractions, our museum and popular restaurants. We do supply heaps of information in the cottage you can look at to decide what & where to go! Swellendam is steeped in history & offers you, natural beauty with spectacular views.

Property Facilities:

A small garden creates a private and peaceful area to socialise with small outdoor splash pool to cool off in. We have a wheelchair ramp for easy access to the premises.


Swellendam is steeped in history & offers you, natural beauty with spectacular views.

During your stay, enjoy our swimming pool, deck and ‘braai’ area with a sundowner in hand for golden hour, “cheers-ing” to the setting sun!

A Historic walk perhaps, for those of you who love history. Our Historic Walk Guide takes you around the national monuments, museum and historic attractions in town.

For more information and a guide ask at reception

a 9-hole Golf Course, in excellently maintained, picturesque scenery of the Langeberg Mountains.

Berry Picking and Liquor tasting at the Berry and Wildebraam Farms:
The Berry Farm grows youngberries, blackberries and blueberries and during harvest time you can pick your own!

Rain Forest Day Spa:
Our own South African Fair Trade body and bath product brand RAIN, has launched their very first Spa with Soul Concept in the historic picturesque town of Swellendam.

Bukkenburg Pottery Studio:
There is a large variety of pottery available and if you are lucky you may be able to spot the potters at work.

Sport facilities:
Hiking, Bowling, Mountain biking, Golf, Running routes, Horse Riding.

Horse Riding:
We have fantastic riding trails in and around Swellendam that will leave you breathless and longing for more!

Marloth Nature Reserve:
Wonderful walks to waterfalls, indigenous forest and even go to top of the Langeberg Mountains, with various day trails, ranging from easy, short walks to more strenuous, longer hikes. These trails lead into the shady green indigenous forest, where cool pools and waterfalls wait to be discovered.

Bontebok Park:
Cape Mountain Zebra, Bird watching, enjoy a walk in the park, Round trip 30km.

De Hoop Nature reserve:
This beautiful reserve is a favourite for hikers, cyclists, and bird and whale watchers. The reserve, which is 34 000 hectares, is just an hour and a half from Swellendam, a Round trip of 150km, mostly on gravel road.

Malgas Ferry/Pontoon:
This is something out of a story book. The Malgas Pont, as it is known is famous as the only hand-drawn pont, and the last of its kind, in South Africa. Guys harnessed, pulling the ferry across the river from six to six. If you’re in the area it’s well worth the experience and the kids will enjoy it

Robertson Wine Valley:
Representing over 50 wineries from the towns, Ashton, Bonnievale, McGregor and Robertson. Amongst the leading wine regions of the world, recognised for its wine, experiences and practices.

Cape Agulhas:
Southern most point in Africa. Visit the shipwreck museum and Kapula Candles. Round trip of 240km.

Hot springs or do a ride with tractor to the top of the mountains. Round trip 260km.

Tradouws Pass:
Absolutely worth it! Drive through the Langeberg Mountains into the little Karoo. Drive through Suurbraak to Barrydale and back a round trip of 90km. Barrydale offers wonderful experiences, great lunch spots and festivals throughout the year.

Infanta, Witsand, Arniston, Struis bay, all roughly an hours and half’s drive from Swellendam.


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Swellendam Reviews

27 December 2019

Beautiful views and the tranquility of the mountains.
Quaint little restaurants.

Superb. 5 out of 5
James Browne
18 November 2019

Swellendam is a quaint little town, friendly people and plenty of unique coffee shops. The perfect destination for a short weekend vacation away form the busy city.

Superb. 5 out of 5
sam anderson
07 October 2019

We popped in to Swellendam town on the way home for a delightful lunch off the main street.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Adrian Acey
12 August 2019

Good base for exploring surrounding area.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Randall Theys
05 August 2019

The historic architecture. Friendly townsfolk and the riverside scenery.

Fabulous. 4 out of 5
DB Coetzee
02 May 2019

Love the countryside

Superb. 5 out of 5
Karla Willkinson
07 March 2019

Historical landmarks, beautiful scenery.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Andrew Connold
07 January 2019

Relaxed and safe atmosphere. Lots of places and museums of historical interest. Good restaurants and convenient grocery/food shopping. Friendly people. Well located as a base to explore the Southern Cape.

Fabulous. 4 out of 5
Ayesha Abrahams
14 October 2018

Kind hearted and down to earth natured people.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Jaco Badenhorst
05 September 2018

Historic town with lots of activities and very clean. Also one of the safest in Western Cape.

Superb. 5 out of 5

Nearby Attractions & Landmarks

Swellendam Church, Drostdy Museum, Swellendam Golf Course