Situated in the picturesque village of McGregor is a unique country retreat that is quite unlike any place you will have visited before in South Africa. The beautiful gardens have been created to offer visitors a deep sense of serenity and silence. Over the years this much-loved sanctuary has also become a place of gentle healing - the ideal haven to rest and restore oneself.

Our Cape Thatch Garden Cottages and Georgian Cottages offer...

Cottages:
Beni Abbes: Double bed, separate lounge, shower, thatch roof.
Avila: Georgian cottage, twin beds, shower, fireplace, private braai patio.
Assisi: Thatch roof, twin beds, shower, fireplace, private braai patio.
Subiaco: Thatch roof, twin beds, shower, fireplace, private braai patio.
Jamil: Georgian cottage, twin beds, shower, fireplace, private braai patio.
Iona: Georgian cottage, double bed, shower, fireplace, private braai patio.
Lisieux: Georgian cottage, twin beds, shower, fireplace, private braai patio.
Carmel: Thatch roof, double bed, shower, fireplace, private patio, braai area.
Chiara: Thatch roof, double bed, shower, fireplace, stoep.
Veritas: Two separate suites one with double bed, bath and shower; the other with twin beds and shower. Patio and braai area. The house is fully equipped.
Athena: Twin beds, fireplace, shower and bath. Braai facilities.
Beulah: Twin beds, fireplace, shower and bath. Braai facilities.

Other facilities for our guests include:

  • Beautiful gardens in which to relax and be close to nature
  • Body therapies (body massage, reflexology, jin shin jyutsu, aromatherapy, reiki).
  • A lap swimming pool
  • Yoga classes
  • Meditation spaces
  • Wellness Weeks and Silent Retreats
  • Tebaldi's Restaurant offering delicious country cuisine
  • Conference facilities
  • Intimate Wedding Venue

About the village of McGregor: orchards, olive groves and vineyards surround it. It has maintained a rural peaceful ambience.

Activities in and around McGregor:

  • Well-preserved mid 19th century quaint cottages.
  • Variety of artist studios.
  • Village walks and the popular Boesmanskloof hiking trail.
  • 4x4 eco-trails and guided hikes.
  • Horse riding.
  • Birding in The Krans and Vrolijkheid Nature Reserve.
  • Wine tasting.
  • Alternative building technologies e.g. straw bale housing, organic farming, solar heating.
Facilities
  • braai / barbecue - onsite
  • conference venue onsite
  • fireplace
  • kitchen (fully equipped)
  • laundry facilities (less than 2km)
  • nature trail (less than 2km)
  • outdoor pool
  • parking all onsite
  • private entrance
  • restaurant onsite
  • tea / coffee making facilities