The Post House Greyton is steeped in history dating back to 1854 and declared one of South Africans National Monuments, yet brought into the twenty-first century with a contemporary revamp, offers a unique luxurious getaway.
The Post House, a luxury boutique hotel, located in the picturesque rural town of Greyton within the Overberg region, just an hour and a half from Cape Town.
Each room has been refurbished and individually styled with modern features juxtaposed with historic touches, a well-groomed peaceful garden, a sparkling enclosed swimming-pool with a newly painted mural, a well-stocked bar and a restaurant offering the warmth of a log fire during the colder months and alfresco dining on the lawn or veranda during the warm summer evenings.
The aroma coming from Coffee Pod, the in-house café, is sure to entice you to sip on one of their artisan coffees or specialised teas. The Eatery Restaurant, which is open at the weekend, serves a selection of delicious green salads and hearty country-style lunches and dinners, each paired with a choice of quality local wines.
After a day of visiting the boutique and antique shops that line the neighbouring streets or a stroll to the waterfall in the Greyton Nature Reserve, enjoy afternoon tea or a G&T in The Post House garden and a dip in the pool.
The cosy bar, Greyton's original post office, now made famous by the Bells Whisky advert, having also had a makeover, yet has kept its old-world charm and delivers a good selection of local and international drinks and bar snacks.
The quaint town, surrounded by mountains, offers many opportunities for hikers and mountain bikers to enjoy the tranquil stunning scenery. Greyton has several festivals throughout the year celebrating local produce, wine and beer, sporting events, musical weekends and artistic festivities.
Each Saturday the morning market, within easy walking distance of The Post House, attracts locals and tourists alike ideal for you to enjoy a taste of Greyton life.
End the day unwinding in bubbles in your rooms free-standing Victorian bath, followed by relaxing into your comfortable King-sized bed which has the added luxury of an electric blanket and a temperature-controlled air-conditioner and dream of spending more time here.