MaLplaas self-catering farm retreat - Self-catering, Accommodation in Hermanus, Western Cape


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MaLplaas self-catering farm retreat - Self-catering accommodation in Hermanus Western Cape

General Description

MaLplaas - houses for friends AND their dogs on a funny farm just one hour from Cape Town. Situated 4km from the Botriver village, surrounded by farmlands and mountains with 1km of river frontage and our own private nature reserve. 

Attractions / Things to do

Hiking with your dogs in the private nature reserve, swimming (there are 2 swimming pools, 2 dams and 1 km of river), horse riding (prior booking required), bird watching, or simply relaxing in safe, peaceful and pretty surroundings.
A perfect retreat for creative folk - artists, writers and musicians. 
Rates and booking instructions:

MaLkop - main thatched farm house
sleeps eight (three couples and two singles)
R300 per night per person out of season
R400 per night per person over peak season (December and January)

Minimum 4 guests and 2 nights out of season
Minimum 4 guests and 3 nights over long weekends
Minimum 6 guests and 5 nights over peak season (December and January)

Children under five stay for free
Children under the age of thirteen - half price
Bookings are secured by e-mail confirmation and receipt of 50% deposit.

MaLplek cottage
sleeps two couples
R550 per night for cottage out of season
R600 per night for cottage over peak season

MaLbadhuis cottage
sleeps two couples
R550 per night for cottage out of season
R600 per night for cottage over peak season

Balance is paid on arrival - regret no credit cards or cheques.
Cancellations made 15 days prior to booking forfeit deposit.
Notification of payment by e-mail to
Donations for accommodation go towards our MaLCOP project. 
Take the N2 from Cape Town, over Sir Lowry's Pass, past Grabouw and down the Houwhoek Pass. Ignore the first Hermanus turn off but take the second one and turn LEFT to BOTRIVER.
Continue past the village square and over the railway line. Immediately thereafter turn RIGHT on to the VAN DER STEL PASS. MaLplaas is about 4,4 km further on the RIGHT hand side. 

Physical Address
Van der Stel Pass
Bot River Valley
Southern Overberg






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