Taking a little break in Swellendam is an absolute must for anyone. It’s an incredibly beautiful town that has a lot going for it: nature reserves, rich history and farm countryside. There’s something for everyone to do, and if you just want to do nothing, it’s the perfect place to do that too. The good news is, there’s plenty to choose from when it comes to accommodation in Swellendam, from luxury spots through to three-star options and even camping for those who like to be close to nature.
The mid-range choice of 3-star accommodation in Swellendam is very popular. Many of the guest houses are located in beautiful old buildings that have been lovingly maintained or restored. You get great comfort, along with plenty of amenities, all wrapped up in a historical building that has many stories to tell. Even if you aren’t actually staying in one of the many old buildings in the town, you can take a wander around and enjoy the rich history of the area. You can also stop off in one of the many restaurants that are housed in heritage sites or old buildings that display the best of the Cape Dutch style.
Whether you want to stay in the centre of town or would prefer to spend your holiday in the Greater Swellendam area, you’re sure to find wonderful accommodation that will suit your needs and budget. What’s more, you’ll find so much to see and do that your getaway will most likely end with you never wanting to leave.
Opting for three-star accommodation gives you a wonderful balance of affordability and creature comforts. This level of hotel or guest house usually offers rooms that are comfortable, beautiful and well equipped. You should also get amenities like secure parking, free Wi-Fi and perhaps a pool or at least lovely grounds to wander through or sit in with a good book. It’s always good to have a base for your holiday that is comfortable and nice to spend time at so that you when you don’t feel like being on the go, you can just relax in your home-away-from-home.
Although in Swellendam, there really is plenty to see and do so you may not end up spending all day relaxing in your accommodation. From nature reserves you can hike through to wine farms you can visit, there’s some astounding natural beauty to explore. Inside the town, you can wander from historical site to historical site while enjoying the stories that Swellendam has to tell.Read Less