Why A Self-Catering Guest House in the Karoo Is the Holiday You’ve Been Longing For.

We all long for a fun, enjoyable holiday. Or more accurately, we need it from time to time. We need the time to relax, rejuvenate, and enjoy life in order to recharge our batteries to live our best life. Time to bond with our family, our partner, or just to rediscover ourselves. Well, good luck finding yourself on a crowded beach, or finding your inner zen jostling for a seat on a tourist sightseeing bus … To truly find some peace while also having the time of your life, we suggest you consider a different approach. A new destination. An adventure away from the beaten track. Book yourself a stay in a charming self-catering guest house in the Karoo and rediscover life at a whole different pace.

Guest House Graaff-Reinet

Discover A World of Natural Wonder

No matter where you are want to book a self-catering guest house in the Karoo, chances are that you will find yourself in the middle of a pristine, natural paradise. Take the town of Graaff-Reinet, for example. The oldest town in the Karoo and the fourth oldest in South Africa is practically surrounded by the Camdeboo National Park. This visually arresting landscape includes the Valley of Desolation where sheer cliffs and breathtaking dolomite columns jut out dramatically from the valley floor. This region is rich in wildlife, with the park alone being home to 249 bird species, 43 species of mammals and 336 plant species. See if you can spot the heaviest flying bird on Earth – the Kori Bustard!

Get A Little Culture … Or A Lot

Staying in Graaff-Reinet when booking a self-catering guest house in the Karoo will also provide you with access to the rich history of the Karoo. The town is home to an immense number of monuments and incredible examples of authentic Cape Dutch architecture. It also boasts a variety of well-maintained museums that documents both the natural and cultural history of the region.

Eat Mouthwatering Home-Cooked Food

The great thing about a self-catering guest house in the Karoo is that you can eat out or sample the local produce and cook it yourself. And what a feast awaits you. Numerous small restaurants serve up the most delectable farm-style cooking to tantalise even the pickiest taste buds and you will have no problem finding the most juicy and tasty Karoo lamb straight from local farms in any of the shops. It is a must-try!

Experience Life Differently When You Change the Pace

Aside from all the activities awaiting you – like fishing, mountain biking, game drives, bush walks, art expeditions, festivals, photography, and more – one of the biggest treats would be the change of pace when booking a holiday in a self-catering guest house in the Karoo. This region runs on its own time and invites you to slow down and appreciate the true beauty of life.

If this sounds like the getaway you have been craving, contact KarooRus immediately for more information and to book your visit. We run a beautiful, spacious, and welcoming self-catering guest house in the Karoo and we cannot wait to share it with you.

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