Bed and breakfasts in Botrivier
Looking to break out of your routine in the city, escape the chaos of traffic, pollution and work and simply step out of reality for a while? Then the Overberg region in the Western Cape has a delightful solution for you, that’s also not going to break your bank account. And Botrivier is situated less than 100kms from Cape Town, offering an exciting mountain escape for visitors. This hospitable farming community turned tourist attraction remains true to its agricultural and hospitable roots, with bed and breakfasts welcoming traders, business and travellers with open arms.
En-route to neighbouring bigger towns like Hermanus and Caledon, there’s an exciting collection of hotels, guest houses and bed and breakfasts in Botrivier to tickle anyone’s fancy. Whether you’re travelling with friends, kids or even by yourself, you can stay in a luxurious establishment, without needing a bountiful wallet. If you do want to opt for luxury there are several establishments that provide 5-star service with a smile and all the trimmings like Jacuzzis and massage therapists.
As a settlement whose history is rooted in agriculture, there’s an exquisite array of produce growing in this region. The ground here has always been known for its fertility, stemming way back when the Khoi farmers settled here, producing mainly butter from their livestock. This became their main product for trade, bringing early settlers from across the lands to obtain it, essentially resulting in the name of the town – Botrivier. There are also a number of wine farms and estates sprinkled in Botrivier that have earned acclaim throughout the country.
With the rolling hills, fresh air and mountains as your environment, Botrivier offers a host of activities, suitable for any age. Wine farms, nature walks or even agricultural tours can take you through the town and its history. Botrivier is known to have a big personality and despite the size of the settlement, upon meeting the locals and sharing in their stories, it’s easy to see why. And local bed and breakfasts are certainly a great place to mingle with people here.
Choosing to stay in Botrivier over the more populated holiday destinations in the area, still puts you in close proximity to amenities and services, only without the chaos of holidaymakers. Travelling in between the neighbouring towns is made easy, thanks to the N2 highway that interlinks from Cape Town all the way across the country. What are you waiting for? Book your bed and breakfast in Botrivier today.