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About Starry Starry Night

Starry Starry Night is an eco mountain reserve located in the foothills of the rugged Langeberg Mountains, located on the iconic Route 62 between Montagu and Barrydale in the Western Cape. Owners François and JD, driven by their love for travel, conservation, and discovery, have curated a dream-like escape, blending the most magical elements from their global adventures. This affordable haven is a distillation of unique and extraordinary lodges, offering an unforgettable experience to the everyday traveller.

Starry Starry Night is a testament to living in harmony with nature, a philosophy that extends to their role as custodians of the magnificent mountain reserve. The property features pet-friendly accommodations, including the breathtaking Nova StarDome with a geodesic bedroom providing a 360-degree view. Additionally, Luna and Gaia Mountain Cottages offer privacy with unhindered views, each equipped with a kitchen, fireplace, and amenities.

Starry Starry Night Setting

Situated just a 2½-hour drive from Cape Town in the Klein Karoo region of South Africa, the reserve spans 370 hectares of rivers, waterfalls, hiking routes, and organic gardens. Immerse yourself in tranquillity, fresh air, and dazzling night skies. Starry Starry Night is an ideal midway stop-over or weekend getaway, allowing guests to disconnect and recharge amidst the pristine nature. Activities range from relaxing on your patio to exploring the mountains, indulging in a wood-fired hot tub, and experiencing the surrounding towns of Montagu, Barrydale, and more. Embrace the 4 Nights Pay 3 offer and savour local products during your stay.

What's included

  • Accommodation

Frequently asked questions

  • Are the cottages pet-friendly?

  • Do I need a 4x4 to get there?

Reviews

  • Lived up to its name

    Views upon views of rolling hills, mountains and the like greeted us on arrival on the last leg of our Honeymoon. Proof that not all endings are bad. From the quirky notes to the amazing hospitality, we couldn’t have asked for a better stay. On our second night, the heavens opened up, oh my, the stars - what a site to behold. Starry Starry Night lived up to its name. Clean, tidy and fully equipped with essentials. Excited to return again!

    Conservio.com review

    L. September

  • Special touches

    Wow! How blessed we are to have spent our anniversary at such a beautiful place. We had wonderful surprises to make it extra special, as if it weren’t already special just as it is. Thank you!

    Conservio.com review

    M. Hess

  • WOW!

    Amazing, words cannot describe the experience we had. The friendly staff, awesome location with the beautiful view. The cottage is a place to die for with the bubble room, giving it the finishing touch. All is nice and cosy with the fireplace bringing that peace & relaxation at night. We will be back!

    Conservio.com review

    T. Ellis

Starry Starry Night impact highlights

Starry Starry Night in Montagu, Western Cape, South Africa, stands out as it operates completely off-grid, relying on sustainable green energy sources. The owners of Starry Starry Night embody a philosophy centered on conserving, protecting, and nurturing the reserve they are fortunate to call home. This commitment is evident in every aspect of their operation, from the utilization of garden compost bins and eco-friendly detergents to the establishment of an organic herb and vegetable garden on the property. Embracing water conservation, renewable energy practices, and an overarching ethos to tread lightly on the planet, Starry Starry Night sets a commendable example of harmonizing luxurious accommodation with environmental responsibility. Beyond conservation, the positive ripple effect extends to the local community, fostering a shared commitment to sustainable living practices and creating a model for responsible tourism that benefits both nature and people.

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