Tropical Eden Villas
Patensie is the last stop before the Baviaanskloof and the first stop after it. For a stay with a touch of comfort before or after your Baviaans trip, Tropical Eden is the ideal place.
HeronCliff Guest House
Heroncliff Self Catering Chalet is a fully equipped self catering house in Patensie area on the road to the Baviaans Mega Nature Reserve .
The house sleeps seven guests comfortably. It has three bedrooms with two bathrooms, a kitchen with a dining area and lounge with a stoep which has a a fully equipped braai area.
Tia Ghee Tented Camp
The valley of the Gamtoos River in South Africa's malaria-free Eastern Cape is the western gateway to the Baviaanskloof Wilderness Area. Less than one hour's drive from Port Elizabeth and even less from Jeffrey's Bay, a short way from the village of Patensie en route to the Baviaanskloof, there lies a tranquil bush camp in thick indigenous forest offering tented accommodation - Tia Ghee. Tia Ghee is catered and fully equipped so as to make it as straightforward an experience as possible.
The guesthouse is situated on the farm. We also have our own Packhouse (Midlands Packhouse) where all fruit is packed and exported to different countries. Guests are welcome to visit the Packhouse during citrus season. The season starts mid-March until mid-September.
Retadi Guest House
Retadi Guest House is situated on the farm Dankbaar, on the outskirts of Patensie.
It is ideally situated for visitors to Patensie, the Gamtoos Valley and the Baviaanskloof Mega Reserve! A mere hour’s drive from Port Elizabeth, 45 minutes from St Francis Bay and half and hour from Jeffreys Bay, this luxurious guest house is surrounded by citrus orchards and mountains.
InniKloof is located in the secluded Honey Clough valley on the eastern side of the Baviaans Mega Reserve and the Garden Route. Two carefully-converted houses offer relaxation and peace in the quiet Kleinrivierkloof. Each cottage provides accommodation for up to five guests and is fully-equipped for self-catering. The third house is the activity centre with indoor and outdoor games and the two rooms have bunk beds for groups and can sleep 15. Our campsite is a large grass-covered area surrounded by indiginous trees. We are constantly adding to the list of activities by expanding the hiking trails and coordinating with our neighbouring establishments to offer motocycle and moutainbike routes.
Our cottage is situated on Mandaryn Farm (est. 1896) in the Kleinriver valley on the outskirts of Hankey. Mandaryn (meaning naartjie) is a 4th generation working citrus farm where one can see a 88 year old productive naartjie orchard. Hankey is the burial site of the Famous Khoi Saartjie Baartman and is located in the Gamtoos Valley. We are a mere 45 minute drive from both Port Elizabeth and Jeffreys Bay.
Nikalandershoek Guest Cottage, Patensie
Rekindle your passion for life at Nikalandershoek, a working citrus farm nestled on the banks of the Gamtoos River. Wake up to the cry of the Hadeda, wander through the citrus orchards and let the true spiritual ambience saturate all your senses.
Come and experience the silence, peace and hospitality of the Baviaanskloof - more than you would ever expect. Damsedrif offers the traveller excellent meals and the guest houses comfortable lodging in a farm environment. Well worth a visit.
Ripple Hill Hotel
On the brim of the magnificent Baviaanskloof Mega Reserve, in the heart of the citrus farming community of Patensie, lies the Ripple Hill Hotel. Built in 1946, the hotel carries an old school charm and character with raised ceilings and wooden floors throughout.
We are in Cambria, 45 km from Patensie, on the road to Willowmore, at the entry to the Baviaanskloof Wilderness Area. The chalets and campsites are both located on the working citrus farm "Ysrivier", owned by Petrus and Helene van der Watt. Enjoy our hospitality in a safe environment. Day trips into the adjacent Baviaanskloof Nature Conservation Area to view wild animals and the magnificent scenery can be arranged.
We are situated in the Gamtoos Valley in the village of Patensie which is the last stop and gateway to the magnificent and undisturbed Baviaanskloof Mega Reserve, a World Heritage site.