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Swartberg Country Manor


26 bedroom Guest House /Bed and Breakfast in Oudtshoorn from R500 per person sharing
Luxury Little Karoo Guest Farm with Fine Dining

Read the Blog from our recent visit Fine Dining @ Swartberg Country Manor

Swartberg Country Manor is a luxurious 4* rated Guest House in the heart of the Klein Karoo, near Oudtshoorn.

Nestled on Voorbedacht farm in the Cango Valley at the foot of the world-renowned Swartberg Pass, expect beautifully appointed rooms in this tranquil setting with majestic mountain views all around.

This working farm produces tobacco as well as fresh produce used in their kitchen. They also farm livestock including cattle, sheep and ostriches. The on-site a la carte restaurant, Patat, serves 3 meals a day – fine dining prepared by your resident chef and host.

With various on-site activities including hikes to a nearby waterfall, mountain biking, guided eco tours, bird watching, Swartberg Pass excursions and stargazing, Swartberg Country Manor is the ideal getaway destination. Alternatively, relax next to the swimming pool with drinks served from the bar.

The variety of accommodation offerings make it ideal for families with children of all ages, groups of friends, also for couples seeking a romantic retreat.

Swartberg Country Manor also caters for conferences and weddings in this picture perfect landscape.


  • Tranquil Setting
  • On-Site Activities & Offerings


Swartberg Country Manor offers 26 stylish, individually decorated rooms: 5 Rooms in the Historical House; 11 Rooms in the Main House; 9 Rooms in the Cango Cottages and 1 Room in the Honeymoon Cottage.

Historical House: Established in 1865, this is the oldest house on the farm and features 5 enchanting en-suite guest rooms overlooking a fig orchard with magnificent mountain views. They’ve retained the original look and feel with ‘Brooky lace’, wooden floors and ceilings, adding timeless ambiance to the character of this little piece of history.

Main House: Features 11 comfortable, more modern en-suite guest rooms. Special add-ons include a communal lounge with fireplace, flatscreen TV and telescope. The lounge extends onto the original farmhouse veranda with breathtaking views.

Cango Cottages: Set apart, these three free-standing Karoo Style cottages consist of 3 rooms each. Each cottage has a built-in BB/braai and comfortable veranda overlooking the farm and mountain range.

Honeymoon Cottage: Private, on one end of the farm. The original “bakhuis” (bakery) now transformed into a dreamy honeymoon suite.

Each Room offers:

–       King/Twin beds

–       Luxurious bathroom with bath and/or shower

–       TV with Satellite/DStv

–       Tea & Coffee making facilities

–       Views

–       Fan & Heater

–       Wifi access

–       Inside/outside dining with an 8-seater wooden dining table

Your stay is inclusive of a delicious farmhouse breakfast served at Patat Restaurant, either indoors or on the outdoor patio (weather permitting).


Dining Area – Restaurant serving traditional meals. Where breakfast, lunch & dinners are enjoyed. Additional dining on the deck outside.

Lounge – Communal lounge at the Main House, with fireplace and DStv. Also an outdoor lounge/relaxation area with sweeping views.

Outdoors – Swimming Pool with sunloungers, walking/hiking paths, mountain bike trails. Bird watching.


Swimming Pool. Wifi. DStv. Lounge with Fireplace. Restaurant, Bar. Outdoor Dining Deck. BBQ/Braai. Ample parking.


Being passionate about their people and environment, Swartberg Country Manor initiated a social upliftment project in the Cango Valley where training was given to unemployed locals to work in the Guest House. To date, 30 people from the community have been trained and are employed by the Manor.


Ample on-site parking.


Lunch & Dinner upon request, at additional charge. Mountain Bikes available for rent.


Included. Laundry service upon request, at an additional charge.


Swartberg Pass, Oudtshoorn

Cango Caves – 20 min drive

Cango Wildlife Ranch – 35 min drive

Oudtshoorn – 40 min drive

George Airport – 75 min drive


Swartberg Country Manor, Oudtshoorn, Guest House.

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