Accommodation in Grabouw:
Grabouw / Elgin offers visitors a range of accommodation options from cosy B&B’s with mountain and farmland views to innovative accommodation tucked away in the pine plantations. A popular wedding destination, Grabouw / Elgin is the gateway to the Overberg region which is known for its mountainous scenery and undulating views that continue all the way to the ocean which is only 12km away at Kleinmond.
Several accommodation options are available in the town of Grabouw itself which is a central location and allows for easy access to many attractions in the area. Other accommodation options are spread out across the Elgin Valley with some of them a little bit of a drive away and only accessible via dirt roads. Views of the mountain range and the surrounding farmlands are fairly standard. There is a variety of options available to suit any budget and for anyone from a single traveller to a large group of guests.
Grabouw / Elgin offers a variety of self-catering options from smaller cottages on the outskirts of the town to larger houses that can accommodate large families or bigger groups of people. Staying in a self- catering cottage or house in Grabouw / Elgin gives you the freedom to explore the area at your own leisure and depending on the location, you may have access to the surrounding nature reserves and/or farm where you can take a walk and appreciate the surrounding scenery and mountain fynbos.
Grabouw is also home to people from different backgrounds and many of these people offer accommodation on their wine farms or in their own homes. There is a variety of guest house and B&B options available including renovated historic inns, cosy family-run establishments and more upmarket options for those looking for a luxurious stay. Many guest houses will offer a more personal feel and while most will offer breakfast, some will cater for other meals on request too.
With many wine estates in the area, Grabouw / Elgin offers accommodation in upmarket wine estates, where weddings take place on a regular basis. There are also unique options available that cater to families while still offering a trendy take on countryside accommodation. Historic homesteads are also available as guesthouse accommodation, and there is no shortage of options available to experience genuine farm and countryside hospitality.
The Elgin Valley is renowned for its outdoor activities and there are accommodation options to suit larger groups of people and those travelling on a budget. With dormitory accommodation options available both in and outside of town, there are also lodges that cater for larger groups of people but still offer the same amenities as an upmarket lodge. Accommodation in the area lends itself more towards boutique-style accommodation, but there is a variety of options that can cater for those looking to meet people and have a more group-oriented experience.
Grabouw / Elgin is a convenient weekend getaway destination, but also a place where you will want to spend more time to take advantage of all that it has to offer. Accommodation options vary and often cater towards smaller groups of people, but no matter what your budget or preference is, there are a variety of options to suit your requirements. As the town is often busy, it is advisable to book in advance where possible as weddings in the area often mean that most guest houses are booked up. It’s also recommended to book in advance if you want to attend one of the many events that take place in the area throughout the year.Read Less