Jan Harmsgat Country House, Swellendam

Jan Harmsgat Country House is the perfect stop-over on your journey around South Africa. A 2-hour drive outside of Cape Town on the R60 highway, off the N2, as you head into the Garden Route.

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Historic charm of a 5-Star Country House 2 hours from Cape Town

Discover the historic charm of 5-Star Guest accommodation that comprises of 10 exclusive rooms – Double, Twin & Family Rooms plus a romantic honeymoon suite. With breakfast included and a fine-dining restaurant on-site for dinner, we grow our own produce for the table. Just across the road, explore our 680-hectare working farm with hand-picked cultivars that make our single-block JHG Wines. Wine tasting & sales available. Don’t forget to book a picnic under the pecan nut trees. Jan Harmsgat is proudly Fair Trade accredited.

“5 star service + 5 star location = one of the best getaways easily accessible from Cape Town.
Jan Harmsgat, dating back to 1723, is an exquisite property filled with elegance, charm and top class service. The accommodation i stayed in (as there is no shortage of choice) was a house kitted out with four bedrooms (all ensuite) and two lounges split on two floors. Each bedroom was a superb combination of old and new while the lounge areas had a fridge with snacks and drinks, books and magazines and your choice of comfy couches. Outside you will find a swimming pool on one side and garden/vineyard views on the other. All in all plenty to keep you active or relaxed and comfortable in any season you choose to visit. One could ramble on for ages on Jan Harmsgat’s beauty so all that is left to be said it…highly recommended! Do yourself a favour and visit for a few days as a break in itself or break up your journey en route elsewhere.” Roger, The Expedition Project


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