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Terra-Khaya

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“horse ride”(11 reviews)
“outdoor shower”(5 reviews)
“south africa”(8 reviews)
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

The brains of this operation is Shane, a friendly, charismatic, personable owner with a love of the outdoors. This shows in the beautiful setting of the terra-Khama, from the de-composting toilet to the permaculture land. This is much more than an Eco-hostel. Expect dinners by...More

Thank Fabulousfabs2212
Response from Shane E, Owner at Terra-KhayaResponded 17 December 2017

Hi Fabio & Rachel Thanx for staying with us at Terra-Khaya and the great review :) It was a real pleasure meeting you guys and going for that wonderful horse ride. All the best on your travels further :) Remember to come back for a...More

Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Superfriendly staff and plenty of accommodation options, for all budgets. We really enjoyed the living area where everyone was approachable and where we had dinner all together. The horse riding we did with Shane is something we would definitely recommend! He takes you through the...More

Thank Ron V
Response from Shane E, Owner at Terra-KhayaResponded 4 December 2017

Hiya Ron Thanx for the great review :) Was such a pleasure to spend the time with you and take you on a ride (the riding is truly my passion :)) We hope to see you again one day at Terra-Khaya Happy Days Shane

Reviewed 27 November 2017

Terra-Khaya seems to attract truly wonderful people, and holds space for open, easy going relationships with the diverse travelers that are drawn there. As back-packers go, it is pretty typical; easy going central communal 'lodge', kitchen, dining area & with a basic 'library', a great...More

Thank kappelgren
Response from Shane E, Owner at Terra-KhayaResponded 4 December 2017

Hiya Kelvin Shot a Lot for the review :) It was majic spending the week with you, I'm glad you got to stay on a bit longer. Thanks for the kick in the pants re the bulk recycling storage area, I have been wanting to...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017

We have stayed at Terra Khaya before and came back because it is one of out favorite places. We stayed there the night before and after hiking the Amatolla trail. The authentic atmosphere and warm hospitality made it a unique backpackers experience. Our stay here...More

Thank Ameliavanzyl
Response from Shane E, Owner at Terra-KhayaResponded 4 December 2017

Hi Amelia (And your Beautiful Family) Thanx for the review (I must admit, i thought I had responded ages ago - it must have been our email comms) It was such a delight to spend the time with you all and take you to the...More

Reviewed 8 July 2017

Terra-Khaya is a beautiful permaculture farm with unique accommodation. The rooms are absolutely lovely and surprisingly warm even in the winter time. The outdoor showers have a lovely view and allow you to bathe warmly in the sun or under the stars. The communal areas...More

Thank nicolerabie2
Response from Shane E, Owner at Terra-KhayaResponded 24 July 2017

Hey hey Nicole Thanx for the amazing review. It was really nice to spend the 10 days with you 2 :) And such a privilege that you got engaged on the sunset horse ride :))) All the very best and hope to see you soon...More

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Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Chris T
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Hi Chris - yes we do - depending on dates Check our webpage for rooms - khayalethu
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"Suggest stay in a little chalet rather than camping"
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"Most dorms overlook the valley, the camping site is well laid out and reasonably sheltered."
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"The double story room"
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"there is one special one near the parking lot"
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