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About Swartheuwel

Swartheuwel offers tranquil self-catering accommodation with breathtaking views of the Verlorenvlei, just 10 km outside of Elands Bay. It is far enough to escape the city noise but still close enough for a weekend breakaway from Cape Town.

Accommodation is offered in five self-catering units, each with an open-plan layout. Each unit contains a queen-size bed, a sleeper couch, an en-suite bathroom, and a kitchen area that is well equipped with a bar fridge, a small stove, kettle, and enough cutlery, crockery, pots and pans for three guests. All of the rooms face the Verlorenvlei. The Verlorenvlei is popular for swimming and fishing.

In addition, Swartheuwel offers a function venue that can seat up to 120 guests, ideal for a wedding or any special functions. The main building has enough tables, chairs and crockery for up to 120 people.

Wedding Venues: The main building is perfect for functions such as weddings. The venue is big enough for 120 people. We also provide tables, chairs, etc. We do not do catering, but we can advice you to some of the local caterers.

  • Response Rate: 81%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 4 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 15
  • Check-in: 14:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Reviews: 7 Reviews


  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic
  • Cosy
  • Apartements
  • Kitchen
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Patio
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Safe
  • Shower
  • Year of construction after 2000
  • Kids Stay Free
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans


  • No TGCSA Grading
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Important Information

Full payment is required on arrival. Please note: We do not have credit card facilities and the ATM is often out of order, therefore please bring cash along.

Availability and pricing

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  • Self-catering Units Sleeps 3 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 5 Each unit has an open-plan layout and contains a queen-size bed, a "single bed" couch, an en-suite bathroom, and a kitch... see more Features:  Queen beds, Local channels, DStv, En-suite, Shower only, Mountain views see more Queen beds, Local channels, DStv, En-suite, Shower only, Mountain views, Fireplace, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Sleeper couch, Fan, Television, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi, Internet Connection, No Smoking in Rooms, Lagoon views
    from $42 Room rate
    • Rooms Adults

      Reviews for Swartheuwel

      7 guest reviews Reviews of

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      Annie Pansegrouw
      15 February 2019

      Loved the quiteness. Clean and comfortable accommodation.

      Philip van der Merwe
      02 January 2018

      Affordable, open spaces for kids to run around. Good fishing too.

      Sindi Sabela
      31 December 2017

      What a peaceful, relaxing & wonderful place

      Hantie Venter, South Africa
      01 December 2016

      Beautiful will recommend it to everybody. Nice and quiet. Clean and modern. Owner and Staff very friendly.

      Alma Meyer, South Africa
      10 September 2016

      Lovely area and view of the Verlorevlei. Very well furnished. Friendly reception by Elmarie and her husband.

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      Swartheuwel is 10.4km from the centre of Elands Bay , the nearest airport 182.3km (Cape Town International Airport).
      *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling