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 lies at the foot of the Langeberg Mountains and has become popular in recent times as a place to retire and as a retreat for artists seeking a lifestyle outside of the city rat race. One of the oldest settlements of colonial times, ... cont.

3 Voortrek Street, Swellendam, Cape Overberg, Western Cape, South Africa

Directions to Cypress Cottage

From Cape Town
Take the N2 (easternly direction). Cross the Hottentots Holland Mountains via the Sir Lowry’s Pass. Pass the towns of Grabouw, Caledon, Riviersonderend before you get Swellendam. Take the first turnoff to Swellendam, at the 4 way stop turn right into Voortrek Street (main road). Proceed along Voortrek Street (+/- 3 km), pass the big white NG Church (on your left), 200m further you get Koornlands restaurant. Cypress Cottage is located next to this restaurant at No 3 Voortrek Street.

From Mossel Bay
Take the N2 (south westernly direction). Pass the towns of Albertinia, Riversdale, Heidelberg until you get Swellendam. Turn right into Swellendam (Voortrek street), pass the Old Drostdy Museum, cross the Koornlands river and you will find Cypress Cottage next to the Koornlands restaurant at No 3 Voortrek Street.

Amenities in the area

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  • Bank and/or ATM (0.5 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (0.5 km)
  • Grocery Store (0.5 km)
  • Shopping Mall (0.5 km)
  • Bus Line (1 km)
  • Business Services (1 km)
  • Internet Café (1 km)
  • Laundromat (1 km)
  • Post Office (1 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (2 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (2 km)

Activities

  • 4x4 trails
  • Abseiling
  • Beach
  • Bird watching
  • Canopy tours
  • Caving
  • Children's entertainment
  • Climbing (mountain / rock)
  • Cultural experiences
  • Cycling paths
  • Driving range
  • Farm activities
  • Fishing
  • Galleries / museums
  • Game viewing
  • Golf course(s)
  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Health spa / massage
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Kloofing
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Quad biking
  • River cruises
  • Rowing / canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Township tours
  • Waterskiing
  • Whale watching
  • Wine tasting

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