The owner-run La Plume Guesthouse is a four-star 1902 Victorian homestead on a working ostrich, alfalfa and wine farm, in the Olifantsrivier Valley.
It offers spectacular views of the Swartberg Mountains. Stay in either the superior suite, honeymoon suite, luxury rooms or the Plumes Cottage. The attractive homestead has expansive wooden floors and Cape antiques. All 12 en suite rooms have air-conditioning, ceiling fan, complimentary port, TV and bar fridge. The honeymoon suites are spacious and the two-bedroom cottage with two bathrooms is ideal for families.
Enjoy full country breakfasts in the dining room. Karoo farm-style dinners are available on request. There’s a swimming pool to take a dip in.
Neaby, there is plenty on offer regards activities, such as bird watching and hiking among the fynbos and succulents and mountain biking. Take a balloon flight and visit the world’s only meerkat conservation program, where you can walk with these little creatures. Nearby you can also explore the natural hot springs, nature and wildlife reserves, Cango Caves, ostrich show farms and wine estates.