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R341, De Rust 1000 South Africa
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#2 of 13 Speciality lodging in De Rust
We are a new off-the-grid eco resort situated only 10km from the pretty town of De Rust in the Western Cape, South Africa. The resort boasts stunning views from the decks of our mountain chalets, and includes a swimming pool and hiking trails.
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Crazyredpepper wrote a review 01 Jan
Plattekloof, South Africa581 contributions63 helpful votes
I admit I was pleasantly surprised. I was expecting a rustic cabin with the bare minimum. It was more like living in someone’s comfy home. Beautiful antique furniture, loads of reading material and even a friendly cat that visited us. Forget about technology. Just chill out and let the healing quiet restore the equilibrium that the past year has shaken. There are three swimming spots: the ‘beach’ pool, the cold pool and the heated pool(my favorite). We also had a jacuzzi all to ourselves. We walked around and saw some interesting accommodation, such as the hobbit. Magical for the young and old. Jeff was fantastic and went out of his way to make sure that we had a really great time. I just wonder how he managed to keep the mosquitoes away. My daughter who never sleeps slept her afternoons away. The son who never eats was ravenous. Like I said....just what the doctor ordered.
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
Andrejohndt wrote a review Mar 2020
Sasolburg, South Africa60 contributions26 helpful votes
One of my favorite spots ever. Off the grid Quiet Super dark when you turn off the lights And attention to detail. Jeff the host put so much effort into the Hare Lair. Fully equipped with everything thing you need. I can highly recommend this spot to anyone.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
peterhall899 wrote a review Jan 2020
Cape Town, South Africa84 contributions17 helpful votes
We stayed in the hares lair, our Hobbit house. Well equipped kitchen,spotlessly clean and really cosy. Swimming pool within easy walk. Great views and absolute peace and quite. Jeff is a great host and once you check in he leaves you to enjoy the place. We will be back.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Andries Laudé U wrote a review Jan 2020
Darling, South Africa6 contributions1 helpful vote
We had an amazing stay at 'The Hair's Lair'! Very well equipt, spacious, clean and cozy! A real gem to recharge your batteries. Jeff, the host, was very helpful and accommodating! Thanks for a great week!!
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
Belinda wrote a review Aug 2019
16 contributions3 helpful votes
A wonderful quite place. The place was very clean with everything you need. We received a warm welcome. This is place to just relax and sit outside and enjoy the view with a glass of wine. Will be back
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
South AfricaWestern CapeDe Rust
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Travelling Tortoise
What are some of the property amenities at The Travelling Tortoise?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, a lounge, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at The Travelling Tortoise?
Guests can enjoy a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The Travelling Tortoise?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Travelling Tortoise?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.