Best Places to Stay in Breede River Valley – the Cape’s Unbeatable Wine & Fruit Basin
The largest river in the Western Cape, the Breede River is gently flowing and devoid of crocodiles and mosquitoes, making it popular for weekend getaways.
The Breede River Valley is easy to reach from Cape Town – a simple trip up the N1 for a couple of hours. And you’ll be blown away by our selection of best places to stay in Breede River Valley, selected from the extensive accommodation options available in the valley.
For a more circuitous & adventurous route try the N2, followed by R321, R45, R43 and R60…
What you’ll love about these best places to stay in Breede River Valley is the blend of contemporary farmstays, idyllic historical country cottages, guest houses and boutique hotels.
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Best Places to Stay in Breede River Valley …
It isn’t difficult to fall seriously in-love with this riverside eco-built double container conversion offering private accommodation in Wolseley, so you’ll understand why it’s top of our list of “Best Places to Stay in Breede River Valley“. Just look at the dining and lounge spaces, covered patio begging long lunches, and uninterrupted views of the Mostershoek Mountains.
This unusual succulent garden draws many visitors, but the country house and its wine bistro equally so. Choose from 8 contemporary en-suite bedrooms each with their own private patio onto the garden and mountains.
Six units, three cottages, two apartments and a loft studio (offering stunning accommodation in McGregor), most of them in the historic Tanagra homestead with its boutique wine cellar. But it’s Faraway cottage that captures the imagination. Repeat visitors have raved about the cottage…
An historic Cape Dutch farmstead with the original slave quarters and wine cellar at its heart offers four exceedingly generous en-suite rooms, a superb in-house restaurant and views over the Langeberg Mountains.
Open plan living with an indoor fireplace and four heavenly bedrooms, this riverside home just begs family gatherings or friendship reunions. Patio, outdoor dining table, views – how can you resist?
Set up against the Mostershoek Mountain choose from 10 contemporary self catering units that offer, as promised, views out across the valley – big sky indeed. A worthy entry to our list of Best Places to Stay in Breede River Valley.
You’re in the heart of the historic village, museums on either side, with a choice of a Victorian house, or coach house – both elegantly furnished with the perfect ratio of Persian rug to antique. Tulbagh Accommodation at it’s finest.
The Mountain Cabin in Wolseley gives new lease to the theme of ‘wooden cabin in the mountains’. At the foot of the Witzenberg Mountains on a farm where springbok and rooihartbees roam free enjoy a peaceful breakaway in this rustic hideaway.
Charming and cheerful aptly describes this self catering cottage, sleeping eight in three rooms with two bathrooms, on the Wilde Paarde Kloof Farm. Look at those mountains. Find Aloe Unit in Ashton, between Montagu and Robertson.
Staying with the aloe theme you’ll love this restored thatch cottage in a fully enclosed garden with its dainty and pretty décor. Perfect for two.
Choose from five lovely rooms in this graceful garden guest house with its salt water pool and lush greenery in the heart of Robertson.
You’ll love the simplicity and complete getaway from it all of Eselfontein in Ceres, particularly the dam at sundown when the sky becomes extraordinary. The eco huts are one of the best kept secrets – hire with a group of friends and take string hammocks to enjoy the shady grove in the shadow of the Matroosberg.
A careful conversion of a former wagon shed alongside a manor house, this cut venue retains its thatched roof, high reed ceiling and heavy wooden doors, but adds an open plan living area perfect for self catering for two. Why wouldn’t you?
This chic hotel manages to combine old world charm with a heady contemporary look that favours clean, natural colours, rich textures and a sense of space. Choose from 10 luxury suites and make use of the restaurant and wellness room.
This tranquil reserve just below the Winterhoek Mountains offers a series of stone cottages each with its own plunge pool and veranda, and a beautifully restored barn that includes a large lounge, studio or workshop area, sleeping 18. Walk trails, swim in the dam, explore the labyrinth.
Four beautifully put together cottages on a working wine farm make our list of “Best Places to Stay in Breede River Valley”, because of the incredible mountain views, each fully equipped for self-catering. Perfect for a group of friends.
This enormous, exceptionally decorated and unusual farmhouse sleeps up to 32 people in 9 individually styled bedrooms in the Land van Waveren Valley. When you’re not wandering through discovering the little nooks and crannies then you’ll be drinking in the 360-degree views over the Tulbagh Valley.
The River Cottage Ceres offers accommodation on a cliff overlooking the Olifants River and boasts spectacular views of the river and mountains from its wrap around deck…
Lying just outside Montagu is a a working olive and goat farm, with a small vineyard, where they also grown their own vegetables and chickens wander through the yard. But what will really attract you is the guesthouse rooms and two cottages – they’re stylish and contemporary, yet exude country farm living.
You can’t go wrong with any of the pretty farm cottages available on this organic fruit farm in a private valley of its own, known as Tierhoek. Not difficult to seer how they made it onto our list of “Best Places to Stay in Breede River Valley”.
As original as its name, choose from Caramel, Butter or Salt – three beautifully decorated and styled suites in the heart of the town of Robertson.
Both our guests and we are in-love with the contemporary adventure of Bosjes and the way it manages to combine a breathtakingly modern, poolside chapel rendition with its Cape Dutch-style homestead, wooden floors and distressed walls.