FIVE ACCOMMODATION SPOTS IN BOTRIVIER YOU JUST SHOULDN’T MISS
By Letishia Charles | 30th March 2022
Botrivier, a quaint farming town in the Overberg region en route to Hermanus, is a mere 90mins drive from Cape Town making it the perfect weekend countryside escape. There are countless things to do and see in the area and surrounds and Botriver serves as a great destination from which to explore. We’ve compiled a quick list of gorgeous places to stay in this area for you to choose from on your next visit.
1. BEAUMONT FAMILY WINES
This family owned and managed wine farm features two lovely cottages, The Mill House (sleeping 4) and The Pepper Tree Cottage (sleeping 2) – both featuring fully equipped kitchens with fireplaces. From here you’ll want to explore the vast vineyards and orchards, enjoy wine tastings, indulge in a hearty meal, beautiful farm produce and delicious coffee at the Zest Kitchen and soak in the warm hospitality of the Beaumont Family and team. The farm is also home to one of the oldest working watermills in the country, so do check this out too. At the end of the day, enjoy a glass of wine on the porch and take in the sights and sounds of this spectacular venue.
2. KLEIN BOTRIVIER FARM COTTAGES AT GENEVIEVE MCC
The perfect combination – a good quality Méthode Cap Classique and a gorgeous getaway… What more could you ask for when wanting to escape and celebrate life! Enjoy the wine tastings, mountain biking, horse trails and more when you stay at Klein Botrivier Farm’s Eagle Owl Cottage or Peacock Cottage – both offering every comfort needed. These cottages are fittingly named after the beautiful owls who live in the trees opposite the cottages and the neighbour’s peacocks that you may catch a glimpse of while staying here.
3. WILDEKRANS WINE FARM
A gorgeous and tranquil estate tucked in Botrivier offers magnificent views, warm hospitality and 9 beautiful country cottages situated between a vineyard and a plum orchard on the banks of the Botrivier with the most beautiful mountain views. Enjoy the estate’s international award-winning wines while taking in the absolute beauty and serenity of this farm.
4. ARCANGELI WINE FARM
“Arcangeli Wine Estate marries the history and romance of the old country with the splendour and beauty of the Cape Winelands to create a truly international offering unlike any other.”
At Arcangeli you’ll find 4 luxurious self-catering guest rooms on this family-friendly farm. While there, be sure to enjoy a wine-tasting experience and a delectable antipasto as you unwind surrounded by the lush views and unique setting one can only find in countryside getaways.
5. BERSEBA COTTAGES
This getaway is known for being “the perfect remedy for a busy lifestyle” and we all know we could do with some time out, right? Berseba Farm is an essential oils farm.
Each of their amazing cottages has a woodfired hot tub, where you can soak away all your troubles as you enjoy the peacefulness of the farm. Two of the four cottages are pet-friendly (enquire on booking) and all of them are perfect for either a family getaway or a romantic rendezvous!
You’ll be pleasantly surprised by this beautiful destination. So much to see and do (and drink!) in this area. Be sure to add it to your bucket list if you haven’t been here yet.
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