Looking for Out-of-This-World South African Accommodation? Graaff-Reinet Has the Answer
South Africa is a country filled with magnificent wonders, incredible panoramas, rich heritage, and more exciting activities than you can fill a lifetime with. Yet, if you really want to experience as much of the local splendour as possible in one visit, there is only one option to consider when booking your accommodation: Graaff-Reinet. This quaint little town, found in the heartland of the Karoo, is officially the fourth oldest town in South Africa – after Cape Town, Stellenbosch, and Swellendam. And, since it is home to over 220 heritage sites – the most of any town in South Africa – your accommodation in Graaff-Reinet is bound to be as charming as the town itself.
One of the options you have of accommodation in Graaff-Reinet is KarooRus. This beautifully restored home offers seven luxurious self-catering units, perfectly suitable for couples, families, and business travellers alike. Each unit has its own private entrance for your convenience, and all the amenities you need for a comfortable stay, including modern kitchen appliances, DStv, and top-quality bed linen.
The KarooRus self-catering accommodation in Graaff-Reinet is also perfectly situated to provide easy access to a large number of excellent activities for all kinds of travellers.
Wander through the town and feast your eyes on the incredible architecture and numerous monuments that celebrate the rich heritage of the region. The town is peppered with great examples of beautiful Dutch-style buildings and museums, allowing you to escape to a world long gone… or simply to marvel at the beautiful and intricate craftsmanship of years gone by.
Fancy a bit of nature? Then take a stroll in the spectacular ten-acre garden of the Obesa nursery. It features a glorious selection of striking cacti. Even if you are not a devoted fan of gardening, this experience is bound to impress and delight.
Since Graaff-Reinet is also enclosed within the Camdeboo National Park, the natural landscape is certainly also a major drawcard for this region. Enjoy the magnificent panoramic views offered by the impressive Valley of Desolation, or go on an expedition to spot as many of the local wildlife as possible, ranging from the black wildebeest to various antelope, and, if you are lucky, the elusive Cape mountain zebra.
If you can, take a trip out of town to Nieu-Bethesda – a part of the official “Owl Route” – and visit the famous Owl House. This charming little town also offers a range of hidden gems, like the bookshop and its own village market every Saturday.
Then, when you are done, feed your hunger at one of the numerous top-class restaurants, farm stalls, and cafés in the region. Whether you crave a rustic homemade meal, a delicious snack, or something of a more fine-dining nature, your taste buds will not be disappointed. Or simply make use of the full set of amenities available at your KarooRus self-catering accommodation in Graaff-Reinet to make your own meal according to your own preferences.
Book your luxurious self-catering accommodation in Graaff-Reinet with KarooRus now, and discover the magic of the Karoo at your own pace.