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Accommodation

THE MOST RELAXING STAY IN THE WESTERN CAPE
4 STAR ACCOMMODATION WESTERN CAPE:
Our 4 star self-catering accommodations provides the ultimate privacy, comfort, and breath-taking scenery. ideal for families, groups, and couples. We offer five unique guest houses, ranging from 2 to 8 guests. Perfect for those seeking solitude, nature enthusiasts, honeymooners, families and functions. We also provide services catered to riders, or individuals wanting to explore this astonishing part of nature on horseback.
PROPERTY:
The 5000-hectare working farm Doornbosch Estate & Guesthouses, is located in the Western Cape, South Africa, and is home to natural Fynbos, Proteas, organic honey cultivation, horses, wild game, farm animals, birds, hiking- and biking trails, as well as fresh water dams. With the ocean as well as picturesque Wine Estates situated around the corner
HISTORY:
After the Doornbosch Estate & Guesthouses change in ownership in 2002, the now standing guesthouses were built on existing ruins of the old farm cottages. The splendour of the old Cape Dutch era was revived during the first renovation, and the remodelling of the Doornbosch House the former farmhouse, using local materials and the expertise of local craftsmen.
The guesthouses are currently undergoing meticulous renovation and remodelling with a strong South African emphasis. The re-naming of the Guesthouses will honour the finders of Doornbosch Estate & Guesthouses.
EACH ACCOMODATION OFFERS:
A fully equipped kitchen, spacious bedrooms with en-suite baths and rain showers, a charming living area with fireplace and dining area, a private terrace with outdoor fireplace, braai facility and sun beds. All our guests have access to the beautiful outdoor pool, private secure parking, the vegetable garden (vegetables depend on season) and to hiking and biking trails.
SUSTAINABILITY:
Transforming the ruins of the old houses into the luxurious holiday homes of Doornbosch Estate & Guesthouses, we have also created new permanent jobs on the farm. We farm sustainably and put great love and care into our organic produce. Because of this, everyone at Doornbosch Estate & Guesthouses gives you a warm welcome. We take delight in ensuring that your visit is one to remember.
We take pride in sharing our Doornbosch Home with you. Feel free to contact us with any questions.
DOORNBOSCH HOUSE
4 - 6 Person
ZEBRA HOUSE
2 - 4 Person
ELAND HOUSE
4 - 6 Person
SPRINGBOK HOUSE
2 - 4 Person
YOUR STAY INCLUDES
WELCOME
FREE WIFI
NETFLIX
POOL
LUXURY AMENITIES
FIREPLACES
ADDITIONAL SERVICES

Our hearty country breakfast basket includes organic farm eggs, bacon, cheese, mushrooms, tomatoes, seasonal fruit, fruit juice, yoghurt, muesli, bread and butter.
Basket is R 160 per person per day. Please request your breakfast basket when booking your accommodation.

 

We provide coffee and tea, fresh milk, sugar, salt, pepper, oil and vinegar in each house.

We stock bottled water and soft drinks upon arrival in the fridge. You pay what you consume when checking out. Please check the price list in the house.

Our tap water comes from a natural mountain spring on Doornbosch Estate & Guesthouses. The water is potable and chlorine free.

Our 200 beehives are positioned at the best spots for our bees to collect pollen and nectar from indigenous Fynbos, Eucalyptus trees and wild flowers. Our honey is the only EU certified honey in the Western Cape. Glasses of 500g sell for R120 make a wonderful souvenir. 

We sell fresh organic farm eggs. At R60 per dozen.

Our gardener, Norman, cultivates our vegetable garden with love and care. He will show you regional produce and, if available, you can purchase a few veggies and herbs.

Availability depends on the season and the water situation.

All houses have a private indoor and outdoor fireplace.

Firewood – a 30kg bag and fire starters are provided for each house upon arrival.

Braais/Barbeques ONLY in the outdoor fireplace.

OTHER OPEN FIRES ARE STRICTLY FORBIDDEN.

All rides take place in open country on the farm. Horses are available for beginners and accomplished riders. Maximum weight 100kg. All rides take place at own risk.

2 hour cross-country ride R800 per person. 

Farm drives can be booked, please specify with booking if you would like to do a farm drive. Charges will apply.

Farm drives are subject to availability. 

OUR NEIGHBORHOOD
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170km from Cape Town
Cape Town City Centre is close by. And the roads are very good.
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79km from Arabella Golf Estate
The famous Arabella Golf Estate is nested in picturesque of vines and lagoon. This 18-hole designs course is one of the top golf courses in South Africa.
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68km from Arniston
Arniston, the pretty fisherman's village, offers a beautiful beach, a scenic fish market and fresh wild oysters at the Arniston Hotel - a trip you will never forget.
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50km from Hermanus
It is the hot spot to watch whales (best August to October) and the best place for shopping all your groceries when you come from Cape Town.
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30km from Raka Wines
With the rich blessing of earth and elements, the help of a dedicated workforce, the enthusiasm of winemaker Josef Dreyer and the advantages of a modern gravity flow cellar, Piet Dreyer produces his award-winning Raka wines.
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30km from Gansbaai
It is the worlds leading place for White Shark Cage Diving. And a lively village with shops and supermarkets.
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25km from Strandveld Vineyards
Strandveld Vineyards is a beautiful wind-swept winery located 9km from the sea. Situated between Elim and Cape Agulhas, it is the southernmost winery on the continent of Africa.
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20km from Lomond Winery
Lomond is situated on The Agulhas Plain near the southernmost tip of Africa at Cape Agulhas. This unique combination of geography, geology and climate results in terroir that is perfect for producing world-class wine.
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19km from Black Oystercatcher
Feeling like having a good meal. Visit the Black Oystercatcher.
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15km from Pearly Beach
Beach - beach -beach. Swim, surf, play, take some sun and enjoy hanging out at our most beloved beach!
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12km from Zoetendal Winery
While the Zoetendal origins story is one rooted in resilience and survival, it’s the warmth of our people, the beauty of the surrounding landscape, and the rich experiences we offer that make any stay at Zoetendal a remarkable one.
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8km from Elim
Elim is one of the oldest missionary villages in South Africa. Originally found by German Missionaries, it is today worl heritage. Explore the unique craftmenship at Elim.