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Jan Harmsgat Country House

Swellendam, Western Cape

The 5 star graded Jan Harmsgat Country House has seen the renaissance that captures its rich past, as well as fitting in with the discerning traveller’s needs. Space, charm and an unsurpassed opportunity to indulge in its authentic country ambience and history.

The ‘Overberg’ warmth of hospitality extends way past the accommodation offering catering for all budgets with classic quarters, superior and executive suites and even options suitable for families.

An easy two hours drive from Cape Town be prepared to be transported back to another era where open space country charm and your comfort reign supreme.

Whether you are looking to escape the city noise for a weekend or would just like take a day trip and lose track of the time whilst indulging in hearty, wholesome meals, you can do it all whilst sitting on the terrace or under the shade of the pecan nut trees.

The onsite restaurant, Just Amy, are famous for their Farm To Table baked goods, preserves and provide an unforgettable dining experience with our chef and their team.

Jan Harmsgat is a definite stopover on your journey next time when you travel through South Africa.

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Discover the historic charm of 5-star guest accommodation that comprises of 10 exclusive rooms – double, twin and family rooms plus a romantic honeymoon suite.

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The tranquil country setting that surrounds all of JHG offers our guests a variety of wholesome activities to indulge in an authentic country ambience and history.


Take a look inside this 5 star guest accommodation that offers 10 exclusive rooms. The tranquil country setting that surrounds all of Jan Harmsgat offers guests a variety of activities.

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