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About Somerset Gift Getaway Farm

Somerset Gift Getaway Farm is a scenic hideaway located near the historic town of Swellendam in the Western Cape, surrounded by lush green valleys that border the majestic Langeberg Mountains. The private land encompasses thousands of hectares of beautiful mountain ground with trails that wind through indigenous forests and fynbos, leading to mountain valleys, waterfalls, and rock pools. Each season paints its own unique beauty on this landscape, making it a year-round getaway for all.

Somerset Gift Getaway Farm offers a range of self-catering accommodations, including the Manor House, Fish Eagle Lodge, Rose Cottage, Loerie Cottage, Olive Cottage, and the Little Bush Buck Cottage – each equipped with collected antiques, charming Cape cottage decor and all the modern amenities needed for a fuss-free stay. The cottages offer privacy while being convenient for groups, with spacious interiors and furnished outdoor areas.

Somerset Gift Getaway Farm Setting

Somerset Gift Getaway Farm is located 15 km outside of Swellendam, South Africa's fourth oldest town. The farm's surroundings are a natural wonder, featuring the towering Langeberg Mountain, green pastures where cattle and horses graze, spring-fed lakes, and the gentle Buffeljags River that stretches across the farm. The region is home to a variety of wildlife and bird species, making it an important area for preservation efforts.

The farm is conveniently located near popular tourist attractions like Marloth Nature Reserve, Barrydale, Witsand, Bontebok National Park, and De Hoop Nature Reserve. Guests at Somerset Gift can partake in a variety of activities, including swimming and canoeing in the spring water lake, zip-lining, fishing, hiking trails to waterfalls and rock pools, mountain biking, and more.

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Frequently asked questions

  • How far is Somerset Gift Getaway Farm from the centre of Swellendam?

  • Are the cottages pet-friendly?


  • Piece of paradise

    I think it is one of the most idyllic places I have yet discovered… it is a piece of paradise right in our back yard.

    Conservio.com review

    CEO Cape Town Tourism

  • Perfect country escape

    Perfect where the road ends… Owner Dion Wright has ticked all the right boxes when it comes to creating my perfect country escape.

    Conservio.com review

    R. Holmes

Somerset Gift Getaway Farm impact highlights

Somerset Gift Getaway Farm, situated just outside Swellendam in the Western Cape, positively impacts its local ecosystem in numerous ways. The farm's setting, surrounded by the fertile valley and the Langeberg Mountain, forms part of an imperative habitat for flora and fauna. It is a working farm home to herds of cattle and horses. With extensive trails through indigenous forests and fynbos leading to mountain valleys and waterfalls, this farm showcases and preserves the local biodiversity. Accommodations and amenities connect guests with nature, while a range of outdoor activities like swimming, fishing, and hiking promote active engagement with the environment. Somerset Gift is not just a place to stay; it's an eco-friendly sanctuary that successfully manages to combine human enjoyment with nature's splendour, benefiting both visitors and the local ecosystem.

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