Cultural Basecamp

Mardouw Country House

Swellendam, South Africa

Prices From: $75 per person

This magnificent Cape Georgian house has been beautifully restored, combining modern simplicity with historic elegance. Mardouw offers two charming suites and three intimate luxury rooms that boast breathtaking panoramic views of the Langeberg Mountains. All suites and rooms are equipped with five star facilities for your convenience. If you so choose, you can even book the entire house, giving you the ultimate intimate getaway for you and your friends and family.

Whether you indulge in a little lure or fly fishing, golf, mountain biking or laze about in our luxurious pool, you will be left feeling that you have enveloped yourself in the very best of gracious living and country hospitality.

Take advantage of Mardouw's special winter offer, when you can stay at the Country House for as little as $75 a night, per person. The offer is valid from May to September.


Region: Africa - Eastern and Southern

Nearest Airport: CPT

South Africa


Breakfast Breakfast

Day Tours Day Tours

Hiking Trekking Hiking Trekking

Wildlife Wildlife

Fishing Fishing

Family Friendly Family Friendly

General Information

Rates are per person, per night sharing.

Rates Include:

  • Luxury accommodation, breakfast and a welcome drink on arrival.
  • Walks on the 1000 hectare estate, mountain biking and a 300m driving range for keen golfers is available for all guests.
  • Guided tour of the Mardouw olive estate, Fresh water fishing in three dams, Bird watching with optional guided tour.
  • Wonderful scenery and local wine tasting.
  • Complimentary water in rooms.

Children welcome by prior arrangement with management only. Maximum of 1 child per suite sharing with adults allowed.
Children 4yrs – 12yrs are charged 50% of the adult rate. Children 3 yrs and younger stay free of charge.

Check-in time: 14h00
Check-out time: 11h00

Cancellation Policies

4 weeks prior to arrival: 50% of full amount.
2 weeks prior to arrival: 75% of full amount.
1 week or less prior to arrival: 100% of full amount.