A swell stay in Swellendam's surrounds

At the charming and beautifully renovated Gaikou Lodge, ensconced in a 16-hectare private property in the foothills of Langeberg Mountain and within walking distance of central Swellendam, every detail has been considered. With family villas and luxurious double rooms plus celebration and conference facilities available, every requirement is catered for.

The area boasts many delightful options for leisurely pursuits. Embrace the great outdoors on the child-friendly and bird-rich river trail, perfect for a picnic, or head into the mountains of neighbouring Marloth Nature Reserve for a hike or horseback trail. Alternatively, splash in the pool or drop a line in one of two dams. Nearby, tour historic Swellendam, play a round of golf or take a day-trip to Robertson on Route 62, Cape Agulhas, or De Hoop Nature Reserve.

The accommodation consists of Luxury Rooms and Family Villas. Each offers fine linen, indulgent oval baths and luxury amenities, and the larger Family Villas feature two en-suite bedrooms, a private verandah and kitchenette. Delight in meals prepared by the on-site team on request.


  • Located on a 16ha property in the foothills of Langeberg Mountain
  • Convenient position within walking distance of the shops in Swellendam
  • Stay in a collection of Luxury Rooms plus the benefit of Family Villas
  • A number of outdoor activities offered at the lodge plus Swellendam’s historic sites, golf course and Route 62 nearby
  • Offers celebration and conference facilities


69 Berg Street

Swellendam, Western Cape, 6740

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