Ceres Accommodation

Ceres is well known in the Western Cape for being one of the most important fruit-producing areas in the province. It is roughly divided into 4 main parts which each boast varying sceneries and different produce. Throughout the Ceres region though, the backdrop is provided by towering mountains and orchards, and much of the Ceres accommodation can be found on working farms.

Ceres is located just 150 kilometres from Cape Town, and yet the tranquillity you will find there is comparable to being in a place much further away. The 'Warm Bokkeveld' region is an open valley and is renowned for the potato and onion packing industry. The 'Bo Swaarmoed' area is where people head to check out the snow, go cherry-picking and admire the views across the valley. The particularly mountainous 'Koue Bokkeveld' is the heart of the apple, pear and vegetable region while the Tanqua Karoo, with its semi-arid landscapes and indigenous fauna flora complete the Ceres picture.

Given that the fruit industry is such a prominent one in these parts, it is fitting that part of the joy of visiting is getting a taste, literally, of the fruit farming world. Apart from choosing Ceres accommodation on a working farm, and spending time observing what life on such a farm is really like, there are endless opportunities for buying fresh fruit, dried fruit, preserves and fruit juice to take back to the city with you.

The surrounding mountain ranges offer myriad hiking routes and in winter (June-July) numerous 4x4 trails will lead you to the famous Ceres snow. There are also plenty of mountain bike tracks in the area and enough fishing opportunities to keep a keen fisherman occupied for a weekend. The area is also rife with San rock art.

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From R300* unit

A perfect weekend destination from Cape Town, Mount Ceder in the Cederberg Mountains, offers visitors a host of exciting options. In a valley, surrounded by rugged and a restingly dramatic mountains, ... Read More

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Bydidam Resort
36.1 km

From R850* unit

Nestled on the banks of the Olifants River, an hour and a half's drive from Cape Town on the N7, lies Citrusdal. Set amongst green citrus orchards and vineyards at the foothills of the majestic Cederb... Read More

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Elephant Leisure Resort
37.5 km

From R325 pps

These Private Mountain Cottages is situated on a 270 Ha fynbos, Citrus farm in the Citrusdal valley in the Oliphants River Mountains which neighbours the Cederberg Wilderness area. The Farm is situate... Read More

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37.5 km

From R180 pps

The Boontjiesrivier Campsite is situated on a working citrus farm just 3km out of Citrusdal. Here you can experience nature at its best as it is unspoilt and private. The Boontjiesrivier Campsite ha... Read More

De Akker Camping Villages
37.8 km
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From R900 pps

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DE AKKER CAMPINGVILLAGES If you enjoy being surrounded by mountains, then De Akker is your place to camp!!!! De Akker is a self-catering campsite, where you bring your own camping gear, set it up a... Read More

Middelpos Camping Villages
37.8 km
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From R900 pps

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MIDDELPOS CAMPINGVILLAGES Come and enjoy camping out in style at Middelpos. If you think that camping out is part of a hassle, think again at Middelpos we provide tents which is already set up on ... Read More

Nature's View
37.9 km

From R75 pps

Nature's View is an opportunity for the whole family to relax and recharge their batteries. We have campsites on grass with electricity and spacious ablutions with hot water. We offer various acti... Read More

Piekenierskloof Mountain Resort
42.3 km

From R1300* unit

Nestled amongst the Cederberg Mountains amidst citrus orchards, fields of rooibos, buchu and wildflowers this quaint hillside resort captures the breathtaking scenery of the natural landscape. The ... Read More

Gecko Creek Wilderness Lodge
48.6 km

From R130 pps

Gecko Creek Lodge is a self catering camp on a 517 hectare private nature reserve that borders the 80,000 hectare Cedarberg Reserve. Offering comfortable twin / double cabins and tents overlooking the... Read More

Cederberg Cottage
48.8 km

From R365 pps

We invite you to come and live in the spirit of Africa - with the sun as your only time and watch - for a few days in the peace and quiet of the Cederberg. This is not your usual farm stay holiday, bu... Read More

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A lunch stop at The Pink Lady was just the thing to put us in the mood for a great break - excellent food and service.
- Daphne Burger

Ceres was such a beautiful, friendly town! We had dinner on New Years Eve at The Ceres Inn on Voortrekker Street and the waiter was so informative about his town. So much so, our next holiday will be in Ceres itself, at that B&B! We are so sorry we did not get the chance to go do cherry picking!
- John Cadman