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Name:    Umshanti

Location:  Swellendam / Buffeljags, Western Cape, SA

Category:   Self catering cottages and accommodation

Description:  Peace, tranquility, adventure and excitement – Fun for everyone! Enjoy nature’s wonderland with boat cruises, swimming, canoeing, hiking/cycling to stunning mountain pools, waterskiing, and much more.

Facilities:  Umshanti offers fixed accommodation in various units on the farm, ranging from 9 sleepers to two person units. There is also 6 camp-sites.

Cottages: These cottages each contain a bedroom with a double bed, and another two bedrooms with three single beds each. In addition, there are two single beds in the lounge. Each cottage has a kitchen and a private bathroom, as well as their own outside braai area with a bench and chairs.

The Chapel is a cosy wooden cabin with stunning water and mountain views, ideal for a romantic weekend away. The cabin has a fully equipped kitchen inside, and a bathroom. There are braai facilities next to the cottage.

The Gypsy Cottage is ideal for a couple, and is very private with stunning views. The cottage contains a double bed and fully equipped kitchen inside. Outside, just off the wooden deck, is a shower and camping toilet. A braai with chairs on the lawn.

Ougat family unit consists of one room with a double bed and a single bed and a second bedroom with 2 single beds. The bathroom has a shower and the kitchen/lounge is open-plan. The best part about Ougat is the view with a braai and seating area overlooking the Buffeljags dam.

Camp-sites:  For those who prefer to camp, there are 6 camp sites, each with a 3×3 m shade covering, electricity, a wooden table, and braai facilities. There are three ablutions, each containing a shower, a toilet and a basin. Each site allows a maximum of five people. Facilities to wash dishes, and a freezer is available.


STAYenRoute says:   Tucked away inside the Baviaanskloof you will find peace and quite here, on a well run accommodation facility to make your stay pleasant at very affordable rates.

Rates:   Camping – From 120 adults R100 children

Chalets – Grom R400 adults R250 children

Booking enquiry:  If interested in this STAYenRoute accommodation option, click link  Booking / Enquiry Form  or send us an E-mail

You can also contact us at +27 (0)82 921 4455


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