Otter's Barrel

The Otter’s Barrel is the hub for meeting, greeting and relaxing. Its large open fireplace, long yellowwood tables and comfy couches provide the perfect spot to relax and meet fellow travellers. The plunge pool on the deck has views of the mountains above and the river below, being the ideal place to cool off and watch the birds.

Eat:
The open plan self-catering area, overlooking riverine forest and the plunge pool, is fully equipped with cutlery, crockery, cooking utensils, pots and pans, fridge, electric hob, gas cooker, and an antique wood burning stove.
Indoor and outdoor braai facilities include grids and utensils.
Pick your own vegetables from our organic garden for on-site consumption.
Catering, tailored to individual needs, can be arranged for groups of 6 or more when making one’s reservation.

Chat:
Free Wifi and internet access for checking mails, planning travels and keeping in touch with home.

Travel:
Airport pickups and transfers can be organised on request.
Bikes are available for hire on the premises, an ideal way to go wine tasting.
Your hosts have travelled the Western Cape and Winelands extensively and are more than willing to discuss your trip with you, and help with any advice required. Detailed maps available.

Security:
Off-road parking
A safe is available to store your valuables, and there is storage for extra luggage and bicycles.

Services:
Car wash and laundry service available at a small fee. Laundry (washing and ironing) is same day or 24 hours, depending on how busy we are.