About A Hilltop Country Retreat
Located at the foothills of the Langeberg Mountains, yet close to town centre, you get the best of both worlds Ö 360 views and no traffic. Read, sleep, hike, run, cycle and birding.
Add an 'experience' to your memories. A Hilltop Country Retreat offers a variety of self-catering rooms to choose from, modern and functional but put together with an artistic slant. Most finishes and furniture were made by local entrepreneurs and artists. The spacious rooms make a longer term stay easy and comfortable.
Our accommodation gives great value for money and all rooms come with en-suite bathrooms and fully equipped self-catering kitchens. Private patios offer spectacular views of the garden, Langeberg Mountains and Swellendam itself. Sleeping here takes on a new meaning with King size beds, fitted with 100% cotton sheets (TC400) and down duvets. Twin beds can be requested upon making your reservation. A Flat screen TV, DVD player and DStv is available in all rooms.
We offer guests the option of a fully stocked fridge for breakfast, so you can enjoy it in the privacy of your own room or patio, at a time convenient for yourself and your family. Donít feel like going out for lunch? Have a picnic in the garden.
Activities and Attractions
At the end of the day you can relax and unwind in a restful environment away from the hustle and bustle, yet close enough to explore Swellendamís attractions. A Hilltop Country Retreat treats you to high standards of hospitality throughout, but itís also a great base for trips and excursions.
We are athlete friendly and can point you in the right direction for a good workout. A five minute walk takes you straight into the mountains.
The South African town of Swellendam has earned its notoriety as a popular travelerís destination thanks to its breathtaking nature and its incomparable charm, and if you are looking for accommodation in Swellendam, you will want to stay at A Hilltop Country Retreat.
Only a two hour scenic drive from Cape Town or George, Swellendam is ideally situated for visitors to the Garden Route and the Little Karoo. A charming farming town located in the largest youngberry growing area in the world Ė it is an ideal center for touring the Breede River Wine Route, visiting Agulhas, Southern most tip of Africa, walking in Marloth Nature Reserve or visiting the Bontebok and De Hoop Nature Reserve. Swellendam is the centre of all Cape attractions.