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Malgas Accommodation

Breede Riverine Chalet

Self Catering in Malgas

... Breede Riverine Chalet (sleeps 8) offers self catering accommodation on the banks of the Breede River in Malgas in the Overberg and Whale Coast region of the Western Cape. This self catering cottage lies within a tranquil little village of Malgas on the banks of the Breede River, with the privilege of a jetty and mooring on its doorstep. This self catering chalet has 4 bedrooms which sleep eight people comfortably; a master room with a double bed and en suite bathroom, a main bedroom with a double bed, a third room with two single beds and the fourth room has two single beds. Fun activities for families and friends are endless at the Breede River. There are numerous outdoor activities to suite everyone. Such activities include: boat riding/cruises, skiing, swimming, canoeing, fishing, cycling, picnics on sandbanks and much more. A Touch of History: The Breede River is recognised as the best fishing estuary in South Africa and is also home to an abundance of bird species and wildlife. The Breede River is home to the only river ferry in South Africa, which serves as a vital link between the east and west bank communities of the River. Taking a trip on this pontoon leaves one with a feeling of nostalgia and also in awe of this incredible river. The Breede Riverine is only a two and half hour drive from Cape Town's busy city life, which is close enough to serve as a relaxing weekend getaway for city dwellers. Come and experience a wonderful holiday with you and your family at the Breede Riverine Chalet.
From R2000
Per person, per night sharing
Sleeps 8 in 1 units/rooms
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Tides River Lodge

Self Catering in Malgas

... Tides River Lodge (sleeps up to 27) offers multiple self catering accommodation options in Malgas, on the banks of the Breede River in the Overberg and Whale Coast region in the Western Cape. A short two and a half hour trip from Cape Town and only half an hour from Swellendam on the way to the Garden Route. Tides is an oasis in the dry wheatlands of the Overberg, an 'off the beaten track' destination for those who enjoy something different. Tides is without doubt one of the most unique and pristine locations on the Breede River. Relax on the lawns, fish off the river bank, explore the river, waterski, canoe or visit the bush pub. For the more adventurous there are 4x4 trails just minutes away. Tides offers three self catering cottages and one Boathouse all are right on the banks of the river and have stunning views, verandahs and braai areas. Bedrooms have Queen size beds, 100% cotton linen. Kitchens are fully equipped. There is wireless internet available, and cell phone reception throughout. ZEBRA LODGE (sleeps 9): Four bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, fireplace, bar, shaded verandah, fully equipped kitchen. DSTV. (Zebra Flat can be rented as an add on to Zebra Lodge only - Sleeps 4). COB COTTAGE (sleeps 8): Cob Cottage is closest to the water, cosy and full of charm, Cob has four bedrooms and three bathrooms, The kitchen is fully equipped, There is a braai and wonderful river views. HERON HOUSE (sleeps 7): Two bedrooms, two bathrooms, large lounge, open plan kitchen, DSTV, log fireplace, river views, braai area. THE BOATHOUSE (sleeps 3): Cosy thatched loft unit, right on the waters edge, lovely deck overlooking the river, kitchenette, DSTV, separate Bathroom. Wireless Internet is available and there is cell phone signal throughout.

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Malgas

Malgas (previously Malagas) is a small historic village, 35 km inland, en route to Swellendam from Infanta on the coast. It lies on the west bank of the Breede River and is home to South Africa's only river pont, which still serves as a vital link between the east and west bank communities of the Breede River.

Malgas is an ideal base for exploring the Overberg and the nearby De Hoop Nature Reserve. The river is recognised as the best fishing estuary in South Africa and supports an abundance of fish, which in turn attract a number of birds, such as the fish eagle, osprey, fish owl, kingfisher and oystercatcher, making Malgas a popular bird watching destination.

The beauty of Malgas is that this serene, mountainous, fynbos-rich escape is largely unspoilt and was, until the recent property boom, relegated to the back end of beyond. Even now, Malgas provides an idyllic weekend escape only two and a half hours outside of Cape Town and 30 minutes from Swellendam.


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