The Farmhouse Hotel is in Namaqualand at the West Coast of South Africa.
Farmhouse Hotel: Our full report
The Farmhouse Hotel is an old renovated farmstead located in the quiet seaside town of Langebaan, 134km's from Cape Town. It is located up on a hill with uninterrupted views of the tranquil Langebaan Lagoon.
The Farmhouse Hotel has a total of 16 rooms, most with lagoon views. These vary from the simple Travellers Rooms through to the more luxurious Superior Rooms.
The hotel has a relaxing lounge with a selection of books to sit and enjoy and it's also a wireless hotspot where you can catch up with the outside world on your laptop whilst enjoying a drink.
The restaurant here serves traditional Cape Cuisine
There is a spa where you can enjoy a selection of treatments with an internationally recognized therapist.
Outside in the garden is a pool, surrounded by wrought iron sun loungers and sun umbrellas, where you can relax and enjoy the views of the lagoon.
From the Farmhouse Hotel you can enjoy boat trips on the lagoon, or go for walks in the nearby West Coast Nature Reserve. Visit Kraalbaai or Churchaven, two peaceful little fishing villages also within the Nature Reserve.
During August and September this area bursts into colour with the wild flowers that appear after the rains and the Farmhouse Hotel is an ideal place to base yourself and explore this amazing spectacle.
Ideal length of stay: 2 - 3 nights
Accessible by: Self-drive
Attitude towards children: The Farmhouse welcomes children
Property’s age restrictions: No age restriction - children are welcome.
Generally recommended for children: Yes
Power supply: Mains Electricity
Health & safety
Malarial protection recommended: No
Medical care: There is a doctor and hospital in Langebaan.
Quadbike warning: quad-biking is sometimes available as an activity from Farmhouse Hotel. As with any potentially dangerous activity, it’s vital that you take responsibility for ensuring that you have adequate travel insurance prior to getting involved. Be aware that some insurances cover quad-bike activities only for bikes with lower engine ratings: check such clauses particularly carefully before you get on a bike.
Dangerous animals: Low Risk
Disabled access: On Request
Laundry facilities: Yes but at an additonal cost.