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Stonehill River Lodge

Located right on the banks of the Breede River, surrounded by milkwood trees and giant aloes, this idyllic setting is the perfect pit-stop for families and groups of friends seeking self-catering accommodation. With magnificent mountain views, waking up in the morning has never been easier. Think open-plan kitchens, seating areas with floor-to-ceiling windows and inviting indoor fireplaces a cosy place to cook, enjoy a glass of wine and play a game of Uno. Witness stunning sunsets from the comfort of your private verandah, braai (BBQ) crackling in the background and a frothing private hot tub ready to melt away your stress. While staying at Stonehill, be sure to explore the charming, historic town centre, with its museums, galleries, restaurants and friendly-faced locals. Swellendam holds the distinction of being one of South Africa s oldest towns and is an easy base from which to explore the surrounding Overberg area. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy the array of activities on offer, from hiking and biking trails, to picnics in Bontebok National Park and river rafting.




Portion 12 Of Bakkelysdrift

Farm No. 267

(Off N2 Swellendam)

Western Cape





Check-in: 15h00

Check-out: 10h00

Charges: No Key and Breakage Deposit Due to the high running cost of generators a daily generator fuel levy might be applied at the resort to ensure uninterrupted power at your room- Please contact the resort for further information.


  • Kitchen Fridge/Freezer, Oven/Stove, Microwave, Cutlery, Crockery
  • Cleaning Service (excl. Sundays, Xmas New Years Day)
  • Barbeque/Braai (Wood braai 2br/6 - Gas Braai 4br/8)
  • Linen, Bath Towels (please take your own swimming towels)
  • Hairdryer (Master bedroom)
  • Lounge Television SABCTV 1,2,3, ETV, DSTV (Selected Channels)
  • DVD player
  • Dining Room Table (4 bedroom - 8 sleeper)
  • Breakfast Bar (2 bedroom - 6 sleepers)
  • Patio Furniture
  • Covered Parking with the exception of Units 8 and 9.
  • Note the 2bedroom/6sleeper - LOFT units have with 2 single beds in the LOFT area (Steep steps up to the loft, NOT SUITABLE for elderly/disabled guests).


  • Swimming Pool
  • Hiking Trails The Green Trail starting at Chalet No. 1 is about an hour long circular river/picnic trail (approx 2.5 km) - moderate fitness required. The Red Trail joins the Green Trail - about 2 and a half hour (approx 6km) - need to be reasonably fit and enjoy walking. Red Trail is the Game Trail. It is also a circular route
  • Communal Hot Tub
  • Jungle Gym
  • Trampoline
  • Archery - Bookings at reception
  • Cost R100.00 per person (Monday to Saturday).
  • Cost R100 per person (Sundays) All archery on Sundays has to be booked in advance as we have to specially bring a guide in on Sundays.
  • Mountain Bikes R150 for Full day bicycle rental.
  • Fishing Fishing rods and reels for hire R75.00 per day (subject to change). Spinners, hooks, sinkers are available to buy at reception
  • Scrabble, Rummikub, Dominoes and cards at reception
  • Croc Paddling 1hour 30min to 2hour croc paddling trip down the Breede River
  • R220.00 per person (including children). Trips are on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays - bookings to be made in advance. Saturday trips need to be booked and paid for on a Friday. If no bookings are made on a Friday for the Saturday there will be no trip available. There are no trips on a Sunday. All trips are subject to weather conditions.
  • Game Bontebok, Eland, Springbok, Zebra.
  • Climbing Wall
  • Wi-Fi


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