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Where to Stay - South Africa
 

From R990 Per Night

Forellenhof Guest Farm
Wakkerstroom Accommodation

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Forellenhof Guest Farm has a Four Star grading through the Tourism Grading Concil of SA.  It is situated just outside the picturesque village of Wakkerstroom on the foot of the Versamel mountains. If the country life is for you, you have found the right place. At Forellenhof you have the best of both worlds, total peace and tranquility in a relaxed and friendly environment but you are also close to local restaurants, the hotel and shops for meals and shopping.

Enjoy the beautiful views around you in peace, quietness and privacy. Make sure you are not staying too short as it is common that guests will book for 2 or three nights and then stay longer!

Forellenhof has two self-catering cottages and a B&B Guesthouse.   Both cottages and the guesthouse are luxurious and well equippped to make your stay as comfortable as possible.

The Old Farmhouse Guesthouse - The main living area has an open-plan design with large doors opening up onto the veranda.  This results into a open flowing space where you can sit down onto a comfortable coach and enjoy the beautiful view, the chatter of birds in the garden and on the damand the beautiful views over the wetlands and mountains.

Dining Area - In summer breakfast, if the weather permits, is communally served around the 12 seater  table on the veranda. The Aga stove creates a warm and cozy atmosphere in the dining room where breakfast and dinner are served in winter. Dinner must be booked in advance.

Lounge - The lounge is the ideal place to sit back and relax with soft music in the background, a book, playing cards or a board game which is available for guests entertainment. The room also has a TV with all the DSTV channels.

Bedrooms - The three rooms are luxurious and private.  Rooms are equipped with tea & coffee making facilities, electric blankets and heaters for those cold winter months. All rooms have double beds with 100% cotton linen.

Bathrooms - Each room has its’ own modern  bathroom – two bedrooms have spacious bathrooms with plush oval baths and a shower while the third bedroom has a shower only.  Guest amenities consist of high quality soap, shower gel, hair shampoo and hand cream.

Pretty Pig Self-Catering Cottage - Wake up to the chatter of berds and a lovely view over the dam. The two double bedrooms are en-suite and each bedroom has a sliding door opening up on the verandah, which adds to the peace and tranquillity experienced here.

 
Amenities at Pretty Pig Cottage
  • Linen, blankets and towels are supplied
  • Electric blankets on all the beds
  • Hair dryers
  • Coffee, tea, sugar and milk
  • Indoor fireplace
  • Veranda
  • Braai facilities
  • Radio / DVD player
  • En-suite bathrooms (shower & toilet)
  • Double carport
  • No smoking indoors

Freckled Frog Self-Catering Cottage - This comfortable and spacious cottage is ideal for the bigger family or a few friends wishing to break away. It is modern and fully equipped and has three bedrooms. It sleeps a maximum of six people. The main bedroom has a double bed and en-suite bathroom while the other two rooms have twin beds, that can be changed to double beds depending on your particular needs. Be overwhelmed by the breat-taking views and enjoy the warmth that this three bedroom cottage offers.

 
Amenities at Freckled Frog Cottage
  • Linen, blankets and towels are supplied
  • Electric blankets on all the beds
  • Hair dryers
  • Dish washer
  • Coffee, tea, sugar and milk
  • Indoor fireplace
  • Veranda
  • Braai facilities
  • Radio / DVD player
  • 2 Bathrooms of which one is en-suite 
  • Double carport
  • No smoking indoors
Book the accommodation that will suit you the best and come and experience the beauty of Forellenhof, the Jewel of Wakkerstroom.

Check-In: - 14h00 onwards
Check-Out: - 10h00

BIRDING - A visit to Birdlife SA is a must, as Wakkerstroom is one of the top birding destinations in South Africa.

There is a mecca of mountain biking routes around Wakkerstroom. There are also a number of hiking trails in the area. For the adventurists, you can contact Dirt Maniacs to find out more about off-road biking activities and for the 4x4 enthusiasts, there are various scenic routes in the area, amongst others the route up Ossewa- or Voortrekkerkop where you can enjoy the breathtaking views over the Zaaihoek dam and the Balele mountains towards KwaZulu Natal. There are many quiet, safe roads to ride on in the area as well as some fairly technical routes.  Wakkerstroom is ideal for high altitude mountain bike training. Mountain biking is also one of the best ways to experience the natural serenity of the surrounding countryside.

FISHING - Fishing takes place at Martins-, Zaaihoek- and Heyshope dams.  We are not offering any fishing at Forellenhof Guest farm

PLANTS AND FLOWERS - What at first glance appears to be grasslands is suddenly transformed into a array of colour during December, January and February.  The high altitude grasslands of Wakkerstroom is home to a rich flora which includes a large variety of Orchids, Watsonias, Scarlet River Lilies, River Bells, Arum Lilies, Blood Lilies, Redhot Pokers, Agaphantus, Nerines and many more. Wakkerstroom area is home to many plant species that appear on the red list

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Forellenhof, Plot 35, Wakkerstroom

GPS: -27.323846, 30.11488 Map

A 50% Deposit is required to secure your booking.

In the event of premature departure we may charge for the full original booking.
Cancellation 0 - 7 days before date of arrival, or no-show – visitor forfeits 100% of deposit paid.
Cancellation 7 - 28 days before date of arrival – visitor forfeits 50% of deposit paid
Cancellation 29+ days before date of arrival – 100% refund of the deposit

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