Aan de Oever Guesthouse

Accommodation in Swellendam

Star Rating:3

On the banks of the Koornlands river, at the foot of the Langeberg Mountains;in the historical town of Swellendam, nestled between oak trees, Aan de Oever Guesthouse welcomes you.

As the Accommodation Award winner in 2004, we offer exquisite accommodation for you, in 7 elegantly furnished en-suite bedrooms (including our honeymoon suite), each with its own private entrance.

Aan de Oever (Dutch for "next to the river") is a guesthouse in the Cape Dutch style, which finishes off beautifully in this well-known 3rd oldest town in South Africa, named Swellendam. If you want a picture perfect setting for a holiday, a honeymoon, or a base from which to travel, we offer you an unforgettable stay. Enjoy a beautiful view over the river and mountains while we serve a superb breakfast or dinner on our wooden deck. We specialize in B&B and D&B&B lodging.

The breathtakingly beautiful town of Swellendam, offers you the tourist, an experience of historical beauty and interesting tell-tales about its origin. Aan de Oever is situated on the "Tourism Mile" of Swellendam and is walking distance from the museums, restaurants and shops. At reception we provide adequate information about all activities in and around Swellendam which you can enjoy. We guarantee you an unforgettable time in our town.

While enjoying warm hospitality at Aan de Oever, you can spend time in our beautiful garden, where more than 70 bird species share it with you. Relax in our salt-water swimming pool or enjoy a drink from our honesty bar on the patio.

At Aan de Oever we ensure a luxury stay, great country food and a most relaxing atmosphere with spectacular views. We look forward to welcoming you.

Room Description at :


·         Blue Crane Room - On the street side of the Guesthouse, a comfortable room with queen size bed, separate bath and shower and private patio.

·         Hadida Room - Our standard room with twin beds, bath and shower and private patio. Private entrance on street side.

·         Tinktinkie Room - A perfect room for an overnight stay. It is our smallest room, but has a queen size bed, a shower and a private patio.



·         Kingfisher Room - This room has a lovely view over the mountains, garden and Khoi fish pool. It has twin beds, a separate bath and shower and a private patio.

·         Guinea Fowl Room - A lovely big room with twin beds, a sitting area, a fire place and doors opening onto a private patio with a beautiful view. Bathroom with corner bath and twin shower.

·         Barn Owl Room - Also a room of luxury and space on the upper level, with an open plan bathroom (bath and shower) and a king size bed. Private staircase and balcony; also with stunning view on garden and mountains.

·         Bokmakierie Room - On the street side of the Guesthouse, a comfortable room with queen size bed, separate bath and shower and private patio.



Inclusions / Exclusions

Rates Include:
Accommodation,breakfast and VAT at 14%

Rates Exclude:
Optional extras

 We specialize in B&B and D&B&B lodging.


Extra information

Things to do and see:  Drosdy Museum and other historical national monuments.    Marloth Nature Reserve.   De Hoop Nature reserve.    Bontebok Park.   Robertson: Wine Route.   Cape Agulhas: Southern most point in Africa. Visit the shipwreck museum.  Montagu: Hot spring or do a ride with a tractor to the top of the mountains.   Tradouwspass: Worthing drive through the Langeberg Mountains into the little Karoo. Drive through Zuurbraak.  Beaches: Infanta, Witwand, Arniston, Struis Bay

Sport facilities: Squash, Tennis, Bowling, Mountains Biking. Horse Riding: Organized riding for novices and advanced riders