Travel = Adventure = Dreams Do Come True!

Travel = Adventure = Dreams Do Come True! Why we love to travel? Expanding our perspective, No one ever went traveling and came back the same! It helps open your eyes and mind. There’s no one way to live life. Meeting people from other places, taking part, even just for a short time, shows us […]

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Swellendam, a No. 1 Destination When Visiting South Africa! Part Two

Swellendam, a No. 1 Destination When Visiting South Africa! THE CAPE OVERBERG, WESTERN CAPE, SOUTH AFRICA, Part Two     I left off in part one, with the trending term, “Swellendam Has It All”.  I mentioned before, that over the years, casual visitors have returned to settle. Some overseas tourists have bought a house here […]

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Swellendam, a No. 1 Destination When Visiting South Africa!

Swellendam, a No. 1 Destination When Visiting South Africa! THE CAPE OVERBERG, WESTERN CAPE, SOUTH AFRICA, Part One Once you’ve arrived at Cape Town International Airport, collected the vehicle for your journey, you might spend a few days in Cape Town. However, soon you will head away from the city bustle, over the Hottentots-Holland Mountains […]

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Be tempted, Come & Visit Swellendam, South Africa

One of the most memorable aspects of travel for me is food. I’m talking about the wonderful opportunity to taste all those different flavours, experience the textures and take in the colours from dishes all over, broaden your culinary horizon and celebrate the diversity. Cooking is one of my hobbies and a small pleasure, so […]

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Malgas Pont

Dating back to 1914, the Malgas Pont is the oldest hand drawn pont and last of its kind in South Africa, offering a safe crossing for vehicles over the Breede River. Situated in Maglas (formerly Malagas) just forty five minutes’ drive from Swellendam in the Overberg, Western Cape. The pontoon is a large floating barge […]

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Take it to the Country – Swellendam Winter School

Aan de Leisure is proud to say that we are a part of the Swellendam Winter School. This is a new initiative created by our locals to attract as many visitors to our beautiful town as possible and it allows Swellendammers to show off its breath-taking scenery and wonderfully talented people. The SWS are offering […]

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Keeping the Balance

“Life is like riding a bicycle, to keep your balance, you must keep moving.” Albert Einstein Here we go again, Another Day, Another Year, Another Challenge, Another Perfectly Great Opportunity For Another Start! With our ever growing company and speciality team, talented people to help lead the charge, we are reaching for the sky, there […]

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Building Projects and Expansions

Aan de Leisure Collection has had many new projects and ventures in the past two years. As most of you already know, the original Aan de Oever Guesthouse, which consisted of seven bedrooms, was expanded to thirteen bedrooms. The new extension was officially opened just in time, for us to host two groups of cyclists, […]

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A few of my favourite things!

Driving from Swellendam along the Garden Route to Plettenberg Bay, just over 300km along the N2 with some amazing stops along the way. As a Namibian born and bred, ‘road tripping’ is in my blood. A few of my favourite stops include La Bella Deli & Restaurant just outside Riversdale, 85km from Swellendam, a wonderful […]

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