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Your Private Sanctuary plunge pool on deck
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6 guests
3 bedrooms
9 beds
2 baths
6 guests
3 bedrooms
9 beds
2 baths

Rustic meets luxury with this off grid eco-compound complete with two plunge pools, uninterrupted 360 views and private access to the beautiful Duiwenhoks river. 3 - 4 hours drive from Cape Town on route to the Garden Route. The sleepy hamlet of Vermaaklikheid; a hidden treasure and holiday destination for generations. The property is set on a ridge of coastal forest overlooking the Duiwenhoks river, 6 km upriver from San Sebastian Bay.


Indoor fireplace
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed, 2 single beds
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 king bed

House Rules

No parties or events
Check-in time is flexible and check out by 11AM


2 Reviews

Zaria User Profile
December 2017
Tranquility, simplicity and luxury rolled into one. With fab canoes, fishing and river fun for the kids. Vermaaklikheid is, as such, one of the few less discovered gems of our country. If you are looking for a stillness and have time to head off the beaten track, it's really wor…
Steve User Profile
January 2018
A wonderful break away from the city. Great views and canoe spot. Highly recommended!
Thorn & Feather User Profile
Response from Thorn & Feather:
Steve, Liesel and fellow travelers were a pleasure to host. We hope to see each one of them back soon.
January 2018

Hosted by Thorn & Feather

Cape Town, South AfricaJoined in May 2016
Thorn & Feather User Profile
2 Reviews
In sharing our much loved vacation property we are able to best maintain it, make improvements and employ two great people from the nearby village. We derive joy and fulfillment in having others experience the nature and spectacular beauty of the Southern Cape.
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