The Hideaway is located at the foot of the Langeberg Mountains in the quaint town of Swellendam which is beautifully set between Cape Town and the Garden Route in the Western Province of South Africa. Being the third oldest town in the country, this historical town features shady oak-lined streets.
The Victorian Bed & Breakfast The Hideaway is a national monument, one of the oldest houses in Swellendam. This charming Guest House radiates an old-world atmosphere combined with rustic elegance.
Travellers are encouraged to visit the Drostdy Museum, the old Gaol and the Dutch Reformed church all of which are situated in close walking distance from The Hideaway. Swellendam is an ideal stopover destination for visitors who are interested in nature, history, and outdoor activities.
The Hideaway features luxurious accommodation in various room types each of which is individually decorated. The different rooms which guests can choose from are the Ecstasy Rose Suite, the Luxury Suite: The Double Delight Suite, the Luxury Suite: The Peace Suite as well as the Luxury Suite: The Queen Elizabeth Suite.
The Queen Elizabeth Suite, which has been named after the pink Queen Elizabeth Rose, is a deluxe, air-conditioned suite which provides direct access to the lovely garden which is abundant with rose bushes and abundant birdlife. The Ecstasy Rose Suite makes for an ideal honeymoon suite.
The Hideaway features a magnificent Ecopool with more than 222,000 litres of pure water set in the beautiful garden. Guests enjoy swimming in the heart of nature surrounded by orchards, flowers and lawns. The swimming pool deck invites for a tranquil time. “The Wallow” is the retreat's spa. It is enclosed with sliding glass doors which can be opened up to the garden. The Yoga and Wellness retreats which are located at The Hideaway are designed to offer a safe sanctuary and peaceful environment where guests can renew and restore their body, mind and spirit in a most natural surrounding.