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The Travelling Tortoise Retreat

Self Catering
The Geometric
From
From R600
per night, for 2 ppl
  • Sleeps 3 people
  • Free Standing Unit
  • Double Bed
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Description

The chalet has a bedroom with a double bed, a bathroom with a shower and a kitchen and lounge area. The shower's water is heated by solar power, but during the winter gas is supplied. The kitchen has a fridge-freezer, gas cooker with oven and hob. There is a sofa bed in the lounge area. The chalet has a deck with braai facilities overlooking the pool. There is also a private wood-fired hot tub.

This unit/room consist of
Double Bed
Bedroom 1
Sleeps 2 people
1 xDouble Bed
Single Sleeper Couch
Area 1
Sleeps 1 person
1 xSingle Sleeper Couch
Rates
More room/unit pictures
Room Facilities
About This Room
  • Non smoking
  • Patio
  • Private entrance
Bathroom
  • Jacuzzi
  • Shower
  • Soaps
Room Facilities
  • Dining area
  • Electric blanket
  • Fan
  • Kitchenette
  • Lounge area
Appliances
  • Fridge
  • Oven
  • Stove
Extras
  • Tea and coffee tray
Entertainment
  • Books and magazines
Price Includes

Rates displayed are on a self-catering basis.

House Rules

Wood is supplied for the fireplace in The Hares Lair and Jackals den. There is an extra charge per evening for the use of the hot tub. Travelling Tortoise is off the grid and generates its own electricity, so no load shedding is to be expected. Guests are asked not to use hair dryers or other high-consumption appliances. Well-behaved pets are welcome by arrangement. The retreat is a very peaceful place. For the benefit of other guests, please no music. Please note that there is a 7km gravel road leading to the accommodation. Guests are required to enquire about the condition of the road, because it can be affected by unforeseen circumstances. All chalets are accessible by a standard car though.

Cancellation Policy - Flexible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before your stay!
More than 24 hours before check-in 100%deposit refunded
Less than 24 hours before check-in 0%deposit refunded
The Hares Lair
From
From R600
per night, for 2 ppl
  • Sleeps 3 people
  • Free Standing Unit
  • Double Bed
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Description

The Hares Lair is a unique hobbit home and depicts the rivalry between the Hare and the Tortoise as you enter the home through a large round door. The chalet's kitchen is well equipped with a fridge-freezer, gas cooker with oven and hob, and there is a spacious living area and a bathroom fitted with a shower. The double bed is in the corner of the cottage with walls of pine. There is also a double sleeper couch that sleeps 2 children. There is a cast iron fire that keeps the chalet warm during the cold winter. The braai is on the sheltered stoep that offers a beautiful view of the Red Stone hills.

This unit/room consist of
Double Bed Child-Only Couch for 2
Bedroom
Sleeps 4 people
1 xDouble Bed
1 xChild-Only Couch for 2
Rates
More room/unit pictures
Room Facilities
About This Room
  • Non smoking
  • Patio
  • Private entrance
Bathroom
  • Separate toilet
  • Shower
  • Soaps
Room Facilities
  • Dining area
  • Fan
  • Fireplace
  • Kitchenette
  • Lounge area
Appliances
  • Fridge
  • Oven
  • Stove
Extras
  • Tea and coffee tray
Entertainment
  • Books and magazines
Price Includes

Rates displayed are on a self-catering basis.

House Rules

Wood is supplied for the fireplace in The Hares Lair and Jackals den. There is an extra charge per evening for the use of the hot tub. Travelling Tortoise is off the grid and generates its own electricity, so no load shedding is to be expected. Guests are asked not to use hair dryers or other high-consumption appliances. Well-behaved pets are welcome by arrangement. The retreat is a very peaceful place. For the benefit of other guests, please no music. Please note that there is a 7km gravel road leading to the accommodation. Guests are required to enquire about the condition of the road, because it can be affected by unforeseen circumstances. All chalets are accessible by a standard car though.

Cancellation Policy - Flexible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before your stay!
More than 24 hours before check-in 100%deposit refunded
Less than 24 hours before check-in 0%deposit refunded
The Jackals Den
From
From R600
per night, for 2 ppl
  • Sleeps 2 people
  • Free Standing Unit
  • Double Bed
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Description

This chalet is built in a Hobbit style and it is partly underground so well insulated, so with that and the cat iron fire it is warm in the winter. The open-plan bedroom is furnished with a double bed that rests under the reed roof supported by white popular trees There is a spacious bathroom fitted with a shower. The kitchen is equipped with a fridge-freezer, gas cooker with oven and hob. The unit has braai facilities on the porch.

This unit/room consist of
Double Bed
Bedroom
Sleeps 2 people
1 xDouble Bed
Rates
More room/unit pictures
Room Facilities
About This Room
  • Non smoking
  • Patio
  • Private entrance
Bathroom
  • Separate toilet
  • Shower
  • Soaps
Room Facilities
  • Dining area
  • Fan
  • Fireplace
  • Kitchenette
  • Lounge area
Appliances
  • Fridge
  • Oven
  • Stove
Extras
  • Tea and coffee tray
Entertainment
  • Books and magazines
Price Includes

Rates displayed are on a self-catering basis.

House Rules

Wood is supplied for the fireplace in The Hares Lair and Jackals den. There is an extra charge per evening for the use of the hot tub. Travelling Tortoise is off the grid and generates its own electricity, so no load shedding is to be expected. Guests are asked not to use hair dryers or other high-consumption appliances. Well-behaved pets are welcome by arrangement. The retreat is a very peaceful place. For the benefit of other guests, please no music. Please note that there is a 7km gravel road leading to the accommodation. Guests are required to enquire about the condition of the road, because it can be affected by unforeseen circumstances. All chalets are accessible by a standard car though.

Cancellation Policy - Flexible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before your stay!
More than 24 hours before check-in 100%deposit refunded
Less than 24 hours before check-in 0%deposit refunded
The Angulate
From
From R640
per night, for 2 ppl
  • Sleeps 5 people
  • Free Standing Unit
  • Double Bed
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Description

This chalet has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The first bedroom is furnished with a double bed and has an en-suite bathroom fitted with a shower. The second bedroom is furnished with 2 single beds. There is a sofa bed in the lounge. The second bathroom is fitted with a shower. The kitchen is equipped with a gas cooker, oven and hob, and a fridge-freezer. The braai is on the deck and boasts a view. Guests have access to a private wood-fired hot tub located next to the chalet secluded in the bush.

This unit/room consist of
Double Bed
Bedroom 1
Sleeps 2 people
1 xDouble Bed
Single Bed / Three-Quarter Bed
Bedroom 2
Sleeps 2 people
2 xSingle Bed / Three-Quarter Bed
Single Sleeper Couch
Area 1
Sleeps 1 person
1 xSingle Sleeper Couch
Single Sleeper Couch
Area 2
Sleeps 1 person
1 xSingle Sleeper Couch
Rates
More room/unit pictures
Room Facilities
About This Room
  • Non smoking
  • Patio
  • Private entrance
Bathroom
  • Jacuzzi
  • Shower
  • Soaps
Room Facilities
  • Dining area
  • Electric blanket
  • Fan
  • Kitchenette
  • Lounge area
Appliances
  • Fridge
  • Oven
  • Stove
Extras
  • Tea and coffee tray
Entertainment
  • Books and magazines
Price Includes

Rates displayed are on a self-catering basis.

House Rules

Wood is supplied for the fireplace in The Hares Lair and Jackals den. There is an extra charge per evening for the use of the hot tub. Travelling Tortoise is off the grid and generates its own electricity, so no load shedding is to be expected. Guests are asked not to use hair dryers or other high-consumption appliances. Well-behaved pets are welcome by arrangement. The retreat is a very peaceful place. For the benefit of other guests, please no music. Please note that there is a 7km gravel road leading to the accommodation. Guests are required to enquire about the condition of the road, because it can be affected by unforeseen circumstances. All chalets are accessible by a standard car though.

Cancellation Policy - Flexible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before your stay!
More than 24 hours before check-in 100%deposit refunded
Less than 24 hours before check-in 0%deposit refunded
The Hinge Back
From
From R640
per night, for 2 ppl
  • Sleeps 7 people
  • Free Standing Unit
  • Double Bed
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Description

This chalet sleeps 7 guests, is higher up the hill than the other chalets and offers exceptional views. There are 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. One bedroom has a double bed, one with a double bed and ensuite, and the third, reached via a spiral staircase has 2 single beds. Both of the bathrooms are fitted with a shower. There is a double sofa bed in the family lounge. The kitchen is well equipped with a fridge-freezer, gas cooker with oven and hob and all that is needed for a long or short stay. The chalet features a deck with braai facilities. Guests have a private wood-fired hot tub next to the chalet. Although the chalet is higher up the hill, it is still easily accessible by a standard vehicle.

This unit/room consist of
Double Bed
Bedroom 1
Sleeps 2 people
1 xDouble Bed
Single Bed / Three-Quarter Bed
Bedroom 2
Sleeps 2 people
2 xSingle Bed / Three-Quarter Bed
Double Bed
Bedroom 3
Sleeps 2 people
1 xDouble Bed
Single Sleeper Couch
Area 1
Sleeps 1 person
1 xSingle Sleeper Couch
Rates
More room/unit pictures
Room Facilities
About This Room
  • Non smoking
  • Patio
  • Private entrance
Bathroom
  • Jacuzzi
  • Shower
  • Soaps
Room Facilities
  • Dining area
  • Electric blanket
  • Fan
  • Kitchenette
  • Lounge area
Appliances
  • Fridge
  • Oven
  • Stove
Extras
  • Tea and coffee tray
Entertainment
  • Books and magazines
Price Includes

Rates displayed are on a self-catering basis.

House Rules

Wood is supplied for the fireplace in The Hares Lair and Jackals den. There is an extra charge per evening for the use of the hot tub. Travelling Tortoise is off the grid and generates its own electricity, so no load shedding is to be expected. Guests are asked not to use hair dryers or other high-consumption appliances. Well-behaved pets are welcome by arrangement. The retreat is a very peaceful place. For the benefit of other guests, please no music. Please note that there is a 7km gravel road leading to the accommodation. Guests are required to enquire about the condition of the road, because it can be affected by unforeseen circumstances. All chalets are accessible by a standard car though.

Cancellation Policy - Flexible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before your stay!
More than 24 hours before check-in 100%deposit refunded
Less than 24 hours before check-in 0%deposit refunded
From
From R600
per night, for 2 ppl
  • Free cancellation up to 24 hours before your stay!
  • Capacity: 20 people
  • Check-in: 14:00 to 19:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Address: Travelling Tortoise Lane, Middleplaas, De Rust, 2000, Western Cape
  • All ages welcome
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