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.

1 Swellengrebel Street, Swellendam, 6740, Cape Overberg, South Africa

Directions to Schoone Oordt Country House

From Cape Town
Travel from Cape Town along the N2 for approximately 220km.
Take the Swellendam East turnoff (3rd turnoff into Swellendam).
Double back into the town.
Through a 3-way stop.
Just over the Koornlands River Bridge, turn right and the house is on the right.

Alternate Route
Alternatively, travel from Cape Town along the N1, through Worcester then Robertson and Ashton.
Turn right onto the R60 to Swellendam.
Turn left into Swellendam and drive all the way through the town, past the white church on the left.
Keep left when road forks.
Turn first right and house is on the left.

Amenities in the area

  • Restaurants / Eateries (0.3 km)
  • Bank and/or ATM (0.5 km)
  • Grocery Store (1 km)
  • Internet Caf (1 km)
  • Post Office (1 km)
  • Shopping Mall (1 km)
  • Bus Line (2 km)
  • Business Services (2 km)

Activities

  • 4x4 trails
  • Bird watching
  • 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
  • Helicopter Flips
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Kloofing
  • Microlight flights
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Quad biking
  • River cruises
  • Rowing / canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Township tours
  • Whale watching
  • Wine tasting

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