De Rust Accommodation at The Travelling Tortoise Holiday Cottages Karoo
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  • Property TypeResort
  • Guests16
  • Rooms/Units4

About The Travelling Tortoise

The Travelling Tortoise is a new off-the-grid eco resort situated 10km from the quaint town of De Rust. The resort is set in natural Klein Karoo veldt and boasts stunning views of the Middelplaas Valley, the Red Stone Hills and the Swartberg.

Self Catering Accommodation

Offering self catering accommodation the elevated chalets have been built mostly from renewable materials and although rustic in appearance, comfort has not been compromised.

Solar power provides electricity and hot water. There is a gas oven and hob for cooking, and of course a braai on the deck.

Facilities

The generous sized pool is near the camp site, and is a must in the hot Karoo sun.

Activities and Attractions

A hike meanders up the mountain; ideal to spot the many varieties of tortoise and his arch enemy, the hare. Small, shy game can also be seen. The bush is untouched, and boasts the fascinating and colourful fynbos, cacti and succulents. This is also an attraction for many colourful birds.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom (shared)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Fan(s)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Smoking: allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Reception (24 hours)
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee

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Rooms & Rates

Select your check-in and check-out dates to view availability and the rates applicable.

Geometric Cabin

One bedroom with a double bed sleeper couch in the lounge. Solar power provides electricity and hot water. There is a gas oven and hob for cooking, and of course a braai on the deck.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 3 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Angulate Cabin

2 bedrooms. One with double bed and ensuite. one with 2 single beds. Sleeper couch in the family sized lounge. Solar power provides electricity and hot water. There is a gas oven and hob for cooking, and of course a braai on the deck.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 5 guests (max 3 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

The Padlooper

A hidden retro cabin surrounded by the most beautiful views. Sleeps 2 guests. It is only 500m from the main chalets but a 4x4 is essential. Solar power provides electricity and hot water. There is a gas oven and hob for cooking, and of course a braai on the deck.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

The Hinge-Back

It sits higher than the others, commanding outstanding views. This chalet is ideal for the larger family with its spacious lounge. There is a well equipped kitchen, bathroom with shower and a large deck with braai. One bedroom is on the lower floor the other is in the loft accessed by a unique spiral staircase. The chalet is easily accessed by a standard car.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 6 guests (max 6 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Guest Reviews

4 Reviews from SA-Venues.com travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

Quiet, well equipped, great host. Regret only the one night ! Will return, thanks Jeff for the books!

January 2018

gary ristow (still bay)

Verified reviewexcellent

Wonderful accommodation in a peaceful environment with a great host, Jeff. Will definitely visit again.

August 2017

Cherryl Sachs (Cape Town)

Need to Know

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.

Closest airport(s)George Airport - 150km

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 12h00
Check-out by 10h00

Payment methods accepted by the propertyEFT or secure online payment via SA-Venues.com

Listed on SA-Venues.com since January 2016

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