From R270 per person per night
Karoo Pride En Route 62 is an exclusive hide away destination situated between Montagu and Barrydale, with beautiful landscape and mountain views. Catering for couples, families and travelers looking for a quiet escape from the busy city life, here one can enjoy all that Nature has to offer; magnificent sunsets and some incredible Milky Way stargazing.
Crisp Karoo air, and tranquil landscapes surrounded by mountain water is the setting for the elegantly decorated self-catering cottages. There is an outside kiddies play area for the whole family`s enjoyment, and an exquisite deck the overlooks the dam. All guests are welcome to collect a picnic blanket from reception for a relaxing afternoon on the front lawn.
Karoo Pride En Route 62 is an ideal location to explore Route 62 on the Robertson Wine Route, and other neighbouring towns like Ashton, Bonnievale, and McGregor.
ECO-FRIENDLY ACCOMMODATION MONTAGU
Nestled between the majestic Langeberg Mountain, the rugged Karoo and the Barrydale koppies, the 8 self-catering cottages each have their own private setting and terrace, cosy rooms with double/twin beds, and private bathroom with shower.
Each cottage is equipped with a ‘typical South African’ built in braai facility (barbeque) and are fully-equipped with kitchenettes, electric blankets, heaters or fireplaces. The cottages sleep 2-5 people. Linen & towels are provided and use of the pool is included.
The location is an ideal setting to watch all the indigenous birds. Nature lovers can enjoy scenic walks surrounded by local flora walks ranging from Cape fynbos to succulents and Karoo Bushveld. There are also various hiking and mountain biking trails on the farm and in the Langeberg Mountains.
Laze around in the pool and soak up the magnificent views or be adventurous and go for a swim in the farm dam. To further unwind, have a romantic sun-downer on the deck that overlooks the dam.
The Farm Shop is stocked with essentials you might have left at home, and other goodies like farm jams, photographs, hats and scarfs.
GREEN ACTS FOR SUSTAINABLE TOURISM IN SOUTH AFRICA
♡ Green Cleaning
♡ Local & Organic
♡ Responsible Body Products
♡ Water Wise Practices
♡ Sustainable Energy Acumen
♡ Land Rehabilitation
Everyone at Karoo Pride en Route 62 takes the “reduce, reuse and recycle” philosophy very seriously in their workplace and use everything wisely on the farm. They have an organized recycling procedure where all tin, plastic, paper and glass is separated; organic waste is composted and used to fertilise the veggie garden, thereby producing nutrient rich organic produce. They also upcycle by making use old material to make benches, tables, fences and other useful items around the property.
Karoo Pride En Route 62 chooses to use more natural substances and products such as bio-degradable, eco-friendly cleaning products for the sake of the environment.
All guest amenities provided are also environmentally friendly and cruelty free.
Meals at Karoo Pride En Route 62 are prepared with fresh, seasonal organic ingredients from their farm and other local farmers.
Everything from drinking to irrigation and pool water are all natural mountain water from the Langeberg Mountains. There are many practices in place to conserve this valuable resource like timers on pumps, correctly set irrigation systems and an indigenous garden.
In an effort to reduce energy consumption; all light bulbs are low wattage and timers are used where possible to keep light pollution down and improve star gazing. Solar lights are used for outdoor pathway, geysers are switched off when rooms are vacant and only full loads of washing are done instead of many small loads.
Since change of ownership, efforts to rehabilitate the land have been underway and the working land has been converted to a Lusern farm. Hundreds of alien plants and trees have already been eradicated; this is an on-going process, as is planting new indigenous trees. The wood from the invasive trees is used for log fires.
Karoo Pride En Route 62 aims to protect and conserve the environment and do their best to maintain the natural habitat for all animals to roam freely and undisturbed.