De Rust Accommodation

De Rust is a partially undiscovered village found at the foot of the imposing Swartberg mountain range, just 35 kilometres from Oudtshoorn. The village has an atmosphere that is typical of most areas found in the Karoo, it is culturally rich, steeped in history and is home to locals who are hospitable and friendly. Those who are lucky enough to live here, enjoy a slow-moving, uncomplicated lifestyle where the air is unpolluted and traffic jams are unheard of.

While unknown to many holidaymakers, tourists who visit the village enjoy it for its peace-inducing setting. De Rust is the ideal getaway if you’re looking for a retreat to quieten your mind. Upon walking the wide, tree-lined streets, marvel at the unique, 19th-century architecture of the historical buildings. During the day, enjoy the hubbub of the locals as they go about their daily living, and don’t be surprised if they extend warm, friendly greetings your way. 

While De Rust is a hive of activity during the day, at night you’ll be greeted by the welcoming sounds of silence. The streets are empty of cars, and the only sounds you might here are the faint hoots of the resident owls.

Enjoy the peace, quiet and sweet sounds of nothing at one of De Rust’s charming Guest Houses.

De Rust was first established in 1900 after local farmer; Petrus Johannes Meiring discovered a route through the seemingly impassable Swartberg Mountain. The pass, which is now referred to as Meiringspoort, is made up of imposing cliffs and unusual rock formation. The discovery was no mean feat as it allowed for a connection between the towns of Klaarstroom and De Rust, and the Klein Karoo and Great Karoo respectively.

De Rust is a perfect base for those wishing to explore the surrounding areas, offering up activity-filled adventures for active families. The Kammanassie Nature Reserve is found in the nearby area and is a sanctuary for the endangered Cape mountain zebra. Kammannasie, meaning ‘fountain of water’, is a fitting name as the park receives rain year-round.  Seasoned hikers looking for their next challenge can embark on a two-day trek through the reserve. While there are no overnight facilities to speak of, the absence of creature comforts will be rewarded by sightings of wildlife in close proximity – think klipspringer, duiker, grey rhebok, kudu and the odd baboon.

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Business accommodation in De Rust

So, you are not visiting for a holiday but rather for business and all you need is a place to stay for a night or two? The bed and breakfast options, as well as the lodges, are generally preferred by business people and you will find all types, from your more luxurious lodges to your simple, self-catering bed and breakfast. Each will give you a safe roof over your head while you are in the province. De Rust accommodation is not only affordable but well situated. If you are doing business in this area, this is a great accommodation choice.

Holiday accommodation in De Rust

Spending more than a few days in the province? Perhaps you are indulging in a tour of the region and you are looking for a few places to stay? Browsing through our listed self-catering accommodation, holiday homes, guest houses and hotels as well as backpackers, chalets, caravan facilities, villas and apartments in De Rust will give you all of the information you need to make your selection. And once you have found the ideal place to stay, you can either request a quote or make your booking directly on this website.

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Tonnelkop

From R305 pps


Welcome to Tonnelkop self-catering accommodation - set in the splendour of the Klein Karoo on South Africa's Garden Route between Oudtshoorn and De Rust. Each unit consists of: . Separate shower ... Read More

 
Meijersrust

From R800* unit


Meijersrust is a cattle farm that lies at the foot of the Swartberg mountain range in the Little Karoo, semi Desert region of the Western Cape in South Africa. We are in close proximity of the Cango ... Read More

 
House Martin Guest Lodge

From R425 pps


Situated on the foothills of the Swartberg Mountains on Route 62 in the Klein Karoo, 1 km from the world renowned Meiringspoort, lies the small village of De Rust. Do the circle route, over the majes... Read More

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Gumtree Manor

From R950* unit

  • Lowest Price Guarantee

Nestled in the Klein Karoo, sandwiched between the Swartberg and Kammanassie Mountains, perched 15m above the waters of the Stompdrift Dam with awe inspiring views, this 3 bedroom timber cabin occupie... Read More

 
Olivier's Rust

From R300 pps

  • ***

De Rust is the perfect base for an activity-filled holiday, from climbing and mountain biking in the Kamanassie, to exploring the Cango Caves, Meiringspoort or Seweweekspoort, to visiting Gamkaskloof ... Read More

 
Travelling Tortoise

From R75 pps


WELCOME TO THE TRAVELLING TORTOISE We are a new off-the-grid eco resort situated only 10km from the pretty town of De Rust in the Western Cape. The resort is set in natural Klein Karoo veldt with ... Read More

 
Die Gat Guest House

From R410 pps

  • ****

Die Gat Guest House, a farmstead and historic monument, is situated in the valley of Middelplaas ("the farm in the middle"), near De Rust. It has been in the hands of numerous generations of the Schoe... Read More

 
Numbi Valley Farm Stay

From R340 pps

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Numbi Valley Permaculture Farm is situated in a secluded Klein Karoo valley surrounded by natural vegetation with views of the magnificent Swartberg Mountains. There is only one cottage on the farm, p... Read More

 
De Rust View Guesthouse

From R455 pps


De Rust View Guesthouse offers dramatic mountain views of the Swartberg and Kammanassie Mountains. We have five stylish rooms with bathrooms and also a large pool. Whether you are on your way to ... Read More

 
De Rust Boutique Backpackers

From R170 pps


Nestled in a Klein Karoo valley between the Kamanassie and the Swartberg is the picturesque Victorian village of De Rust. Guarded by majestic mountain ranges, De Rust is a beautiful little town whe... Read More

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De Rust Reviews

De Rust
Awesome village
- Penny Guy

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De Rust is a lovely small place. A nice getaway from the city. People are very friendly.
- Heidi Weyers

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Unfortunately I did not have time to explore De Rust, but it looks like a quaint little town. Will most definitely revisit De Rust.
- Ronel Atterbury

De Rust
A quaint surprise in beautiful surroundings - friendly people!

- Dawn Sholto-Douglas

De Rust
A small town of friendly folk, which acts as the gateway to impressive passes and the legendary Karoo.
- Laura Gibson

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