Lodges in Stanford
Visit the serene and historic village of Stanford in the Cape Overberg and soak up the charm of Cape Victorian and Edwardian architecture. The town is part of but a few that have its buildings protected by law, making it one of South Africa’s best preserved villages. It’s a truly picturesque community nestled on the banks of the Klein River and for visitors Stanford offers everything from luxury to romance and even family-holiday cost efficiency. Stanford lodges are highly recommended for providing country-side tranquillity, as well as colourful displays of the various endemic birds and Overberg wildlife.
Whether located on the banks of the Klein River or nestled in fields of lush Fynbos, the lodges in Stanford truly showcase the best of this beautiful area. Enjoy the rustic ambience of the traditional styled countryside lodges or the relaxed atmosphere of the trendy riverside lodges. Offering spectacular views of the surrounding landscapes and fun activities to keep the whole family busy for days. In fact, you’ll more than often find it difficult to leave the comforts of the lodges once settled in. That’s why some of these establishments specialise in outdoor adventures and activities that the whole family can enjoy right on the property. There are also countryside escapes with a touch of luxury available, perfect for those romantic weekend getaways.
To add to an already amazing Cape Overberg experience, Stanford lodges have impeccable catering and restaurants are frequented by visitors and locals alike. Most of the delicious meals in this town are prepared with fresh home or farm-grown produce and usually paired with delectable local wines. All of the lodges in Stanford serve hearty breakfasts with freshly baked muffins, home-made jams, fresh fruit and even hot meals. Then for lunch and dinner you can enquire about your specific chef’s recommendations. Most establishments boast their own signature dishes and traditional South African delights.
Stanford lodges are particularly renowned for providing the very best wedding venues. Whether you’re planning a small or large affair, the grounds and accommodation options are endless and impressive. With most lodges featuring their own cooking facilities and staff, you can enjoy a completely catered and magical experience in the middle of this Western Cape paradise. Many couples even choose to stay on for their honeymoons, exploring the mountain side, coast and lagoon in the surrounding farmlands.
Regardless of what kind of travel you’ll be enjoying, Stanford is a must-see area for organising a getaway of a lifetime. Finding the right accommodation is easy with the wealth of choices available, especially in terms of luxury and budget-conscious lodges.Read Less