Discover Swellendam with Aan De Leisure Collection

De Hoop Nature Reserve

De Hoop Nature reserve is approximately 340 square kilometers in area, making it one of the largest natural areas managed by Cape Nature. You’ll be surrounded by the sea, sand dunes, fynbos and mountains. Besides enjoying the breathtaking views, the private beaches, game drive you can discover a wealth of marine, bird, animal and rare plant species. De Hoop Nature Reserve is a 1.5-hour gravel road drive from Swellendam, and definitely worth the drive.

Tips for traveling to De Hoop:

  • There is no fuel station in De Hoop.
  • Conservation fees are payable at the gate upon arrival.
  • De Hoop Nature Reserve Gate opens at 7 am and closes at 6 pm.
  • The whale season runs from the end of May through to November.
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Aan de Oever

Located on the banks of the Koornlands river, at the foot of the Langeberg Mountains, Aan de Oever welcomes you.

Aan de Eike

Situated on the main tourist road, close to the Drostdy museum, historic sites, shops, hiking and cycling routes.

Aan de Heuvel

Aan de Heuvel has three exquisite double en-suite cottages boasting stunning views of the Langeberg Mountains.