Author Archive | Caroline Swanson


Summer Holidays at Bastiaanskloof

Summer Holidays at Bastiaanskloof definitely begin by doing a whole lot of relaxing, be it in our hammock and lovely areas next to the Witte river or next to the pool at India House! Follow this with a hike for gorgeous views over the mountains!   Summer holidays are around the corner and besides relaxing […]

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Firemaking – The Art of Making the Perfect Fire

The art of firemaking is having a resurgence in the world of late and given the fresh winter snow that has fallen over the mountains last weekend, is a hot topic around the Bastiaanskloof dining room table at the moment. In Europe, firemaking is becoming something of a cult pastime. Choosing a particular type of […]

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Winter Holidays at Bastiaanskloof 2017

We have some days still available at Bastiaanskloof for the Winter holidays season and have updated our rates to give locals some great value for money – have a look at our website for rates and to book. Fireplaces with plenty of supplied wood, heaters, underfloor heating (India house), hot water bottles and lovely blankets to curl […]

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Winter Holidays at Bastiaanskloof

We have a few free days during the winter holidays at India House and the cottages at Bastiaanskloof and we have put together a list of things to do at the estate and in the surrounding areas for both adults and kids! Homecooked meals Request our menu for a list of our home cooked meals – […]

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Hiking in Winter at Bastiaanskloof

Hiking in winter is one of our favourite things to do at Bastiaanskloof, it is a beautiful time of the year  with many things to do without the heat of the summer sun. One can hike at any time of the day, which also allows for a lie in before heading up into the mountains on one of […]

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