In the 'hood, Swellendam as a destination

The picturesque little town of Swellendam is just off the N2 about 240 km outside of Cape Town and connects the Southern Overberg with the Garden Route. Swellendam is one of the oldest towns in South Africa, and the Swellendam accommodation options are some of the most charming places to stay when you travel in South Africa. Swellendam lies at the foot of the Langeberg Mountains and has ... cont.

7 Bergsig Avenue, Swellendam, 6740, Cape Overberg, Western Cape, South Africa

Directions to A Hilltop Country Retreat

from George / Cape Town on the N2
Take the N2 from either Cape Town/Cape Town International Airport or George. Coming from Cape Town take the Swellendam EAST exit which is the further side of town. Coming from George, Swellendam EAST will be the first exit off the N2.

Follow the main road until you see the “Big White Church” on your right, and turn right into Von Manger Street. Take 2nd right into Kanon Street , follow the main drag(into Van Ryneveld) to Bergsig Avenue at the top. A Hilltop Country Retreat will be the 2nd house on your right, number 7.

from Robertson / Montagu R60
Follow the Main Road (Voortrek Street). Turn left into Von Manger Street (just before Full Stop Café/Bar). Take the 2nd right into Kanon Street, follow the main drag(into Van Ryneveld) to Bergsig Avenue at the top. A Hilltop Country Retreat will be the 2nd house on the right, nr 7.

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (2 km)
  • Business Services (2 km)
  • Grocery Store (2 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (2 km)
  • Shopping Mall (2 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (3 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (3 km)
  • Internet Café (3 km)
  • Laundromat (3 km)
  • Post Office (3 km)


  • 4x4 trails
  • Beach
  • Bird watching
  • Bungee jump
  • Children's entertainment
  • Climbing (mountain / rock)
  • Cultural experiences
  • Cycling paths
  • Diving / snorkelling
  • Farm activities
  • Fishing
  • Galleries / museums
  • Game viewing
  • Golf course(s)
  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Health spa / massage
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Quad biking
  • River cruises
  • Rowing / canoeing
  • Shark cage dives
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Township tours
  • Whale watching
  • Wine tasting

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