Grabouw Accommodation

Grabouw is the main town in the mesmerising Elgin Valley. It is some 65 kilometres south east of Cape Town in the Western Cape and is known among foodies as a hub for fresh produce and cool-climate wines. The fresh air and mountainscape give it an addictive earthy country-life vibe.

Grabouw is surrounded by the beautiful Hottentots Holland Mountains and the Kogelberg Biosphere reserve. It is situated near the Palmiet River with wine and cider tastings offered at the surrounding farms. The Oude Molen Brandy Distillery boasts brandy tastings and cellar tours to add yet more variety to your stay.

Several routes, which start in the town of Grabouw, will take you to all sorts of corners allowing you to explore the surrounding mountains. Close to home, the Elgin Apple Museum remains one of the oldest-standing buildings in Grabouw.

It depicts the history of fruit-growing in the fertile Elgin Valley. Another building of significance in the town is the Applethwaite Church, which was built in the 1960’s. The church stands on Applethwaite Farm and was built for the farm workers.

The church is a place worth visiting for its interesting decorative elements of Italian marble and wood carvings on the Stations of the Cross. The church and farm were built by Edmund Lombardi, the man who founded Appletiser.

Not to be forgotten is the annual Elgin Festival, which consists of striking floral displays, fruit, wines and a variety of other local products. This home-grown event (in all senses of the phrase) takes place every October.

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Avolonte Lodge

From R400 pps


All interior decorating was done with antique "cottage furniture". The many original paintings will have you experience a nostalgic longing to all the beautifull things in your past. With us you will ... More Info

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Grabouw lodge

From R375 pps


Situated at the heart of the verdant Elgin Valley in South Africa’s Western Cape, Grabouw Lodge is a haven, a home from home and a comfortable base from which to explore the beautiful surroundings. Th... More Info

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Wildekrans Country House

From R450 pps


Wildekrans Country House is an authentic historic homestead (1811) in the dramatic mountains of Houw Hoek. Appreciate the contemporary South African art while indulging in delicious country food. Walk... More Info

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Tri Active Lodge

From R325 pps


The Tri Active Lodge is situated in Elgin Valley, just past the town of Grabouw, at the foot of the Groenlandberg. The venue incorporates a 19 roomed lodge, with conferencing facilities and the Wil... More Info

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Villa Exner - Exclusive Boutique Hotel

From R990* unit

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Central. Spacious. Stylish. A hidden gem, intimate Villa Exner is a romantic hideaway in the Winelands just outside Cape Town. Nestled in the Cape Floral Kingdom, the family-run boutique hotel is cha... More Info

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Old Mac Daddy

From R895* unit


Part wholesome caravan park, part designer farm lodge, Old Mac Daddy Trailer Hotel is a new chapter in adventure, escapism and pure relaxation. Set on the pine-whispering slopes of a beautiful corner... More Info

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Stoney Brooke

From R385 pps


Enjoy a break in paradise. Set in a lush garden with river frontage, and huge pool. The perfect base to explore mountain bike trails & hikes in the area. Situated in Klipkop, a few minutes drive from ... More Info

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Elgin Grabouw Country Club

From R1200* unit


The Elgin Grabouw Country Club was founded in 1987 by passionate people who saw the potential of this magnificent setting and established it as a recreational sporting and social facility. The old... More Info

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Grabouw Reviews

Grabouw Accommodation has been rated 3.5/5 based on 16 reviews.

Grabouw
Grabouw is a nice erea for city people to visit, it gives one an opportunity to get in touch with nature and enjoy life.
- Nelisiwe Ngubane

Grabouw
July is definitely off season in Grabouw with many of the restaurants being closed. So with the limited choice of things to do, the farm stalls and wine farms kept us entertained.
- Jacques Lombard

Grabouw
Beautiful area
- Melanie Stander