September 25, 2019

September is springtime in South Africa when nature realises that it is time to wake up and be fruitful. But, of course before the fruit there must be flowers and a delicate process of pollination has to take place.

We are encouraged by the amount of flowering going on...

August 15, 2019

Our cooks Peggy and Phandile are well rested after their holidays and are now ready – as we say in South Africa- to ‘cook up a storm’. It is time for us to open our gates for the new season and we are all looking forward to welcoming our 2019 – 20 season guests with op...

January 21, 2019

We have noticed, since we got into the Extra Virgin Olive Oil business, that our guests were a little reluctant to pack glass bottles of oil into their suitcases. Arriving home to find all your fine holiday clothes soaked in oil – no matter whether it is Galenia’s fine...

July 23, 2018

We are happy to say that our contractors are working well and our new rooms are beginning to look familiar again. All six rooms are now thatched, floors and stoeps are tiled and the painters are splashing away merrily. Very soon we will be taking delivery of the interi...

June 18, 2018

There is no better way to explain the progress on the reconstruction of Rooms 1 to 6 than to show pictures of the progress so far. We are very happy with the speed of construction, it even looks as though we might be seeing some thatch in the near future. Of course the...

May 25, 2018

Well things are certainly going in the right direction – upwards. Here are a few pictures to show the progress on the rebuilding of rooms 1 and 2.

May 16, 2016


On first sight it was the impressive Cape Dutch style main house and the accompanying cottages of the hospitality business that attracted us to the property. It then became obvious that the entire estate had been maintained and cared for with an extraordinary passion...

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