Accommodation in Grabouw / Elgin
Grabouw and Elgin offer visitors accommodation options that range from cosy guesthouses with mountain and farmland views to innovative self-catering homes tucked away in the pine plantations. A popular wedding destination, the Grabouw / Elgin area is the gateway to the Overberg region which is known for its mountainous scenery and undulating views that continue to the ocean which is only 12km away at Kleinmond.
Several accommodation establishments 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 places to stay 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 in this beautiful part of the world.
Grabouw and Elgin also offer a variety of self-catering options that include smaller cottages on the outskirts of town to larger houses that can accommodate extended families and groups of friends. Staying in a self-catering cottage or house in the Grabouw and Elgin area gives you the freedom to explore the surroundings at your leisure. Depending on the location, you may have access to the surrounding nature reserves where you can enjoy a walk and appreciate the scenery and mountain fynbos.
Grabouw and Elgin are home to a community that includes many different many cultures and many of these people offer accommodation on their farms or even in their own homes. There is a variety of guesthouse 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 guesthouses will offer a more personal feel and while most will offer breakfast, some will cater other meals on request too.
With many wine estates in the area, Grabouw and Elgin offer accommodation in upmarket estates, where weddings take place regularly. 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, some lodges 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.
Not only do Grabouw and Elgin offer a convenient weekend getaway destination, but they are also bound to be a place where you will want to spend more time to take advantage of all that the area has to offer.