Swellendam, nestling below the majestic Langeberg mountain range, is the historical heart of the Overberg with many fine examples of early Victorian and Cape Dutch architecture. Excellent museums and buildings graded as National Monuments reflect this third oldest town's links with early Dutch and English settlers.

Take part in the natural beauty and historic charm of Swellendam and its surroundings.

Make a selection out of the diverse list of things to do:

  • Nature Parks: Bontebok National Park, Marloth Nature Reserve, Grootvaders Bosch
  • The Robertson Wine Route
  • The southernmost point of the African Continent: Cape Agulhas
  • Hiking trails in the Langeberg Mountains, with sights of spectacular waterfalls
  • Golf on the beautiful situated golf course of Swellendam
  • A visit to the Drostdy open air Museum and historical walks in the town centre
  • Horse riding trails and mountain bike routes near the Langeberg Mountains
  • Visit to the youngberry farms
  • Whale watching in 'De Hoop', a pristine coastal Nature Reserve
  • Fairy Sanctuary
  • Scenic routes and a visit to some of the charming neighbouring towns, or a trip to Genadendal, South Africa's oldest mission station
  • River rafting and other water sports activities on the Breede River With it's pollution free climate it is truly a town for all reasons and all seasons.

Stylish, cosy and comfortable, the perfect stop-over mid-way between Cape Town and Outdshoorn and or the Garden Route towns such as George and Knysna, Guesthouse LaRachelle in Swellendam offers five smoke free ensuite bedrooms with separate entrances opening on to an secure and private enclosure.

Experience warm and good old fashioned country hospitality in the heart of the Cape Overberg from your hosts Marius and Rachelle.

Easy access and within walking distance to trendy restaurants and places of interest.

Internet access. Secure parking. Credit cards. TGCSA 3-Star Guest House.

  • Awards & Accreditations As Claimed By The Establishment
  • Tourism Grading - 3 Stars
  • bowls (less than 5km)
  • cycling trails
  • electronic safe
  • flat screen TV
  • Free Wi Fi
  • golf (less than 5km)
  • hair dryer
  • horse riding (less than 5km)
  • laundry facilities (less than 2km)
  • linen & towels provided
  • Malaria free
  • medical facilities (less than 5km)
  • nature trail (less than 2km)
  • parking all onsite
  • Personal safe in all rooms
  • pets allowed by prior arrangement
  • private entrance
  • restaurant (less than 5km)
  • restaurant (walking distance)
  • squash court (less than 5km)
  • tea / coffee making facilities
  • television in room (non-satellite)
  • tennis court (less than 5km)
  • wi-fi / hotspot

GPS Coordinates:

S 34º 01' 18.2" (-34.021889)
E 20º 26' 56.3" (20.448968)