Located in the Klein Karoo and the renowned Route 62 is Calitzdorp, a town boasting an easy mix of country and semi-desert charm.
The town just but a four hours’ drive from Cape Town and halfway to Port Elizabeth. Calitzdorp is well-known for the production of award-winning port wines and every year a Port Festival is held to celebrate this. Calitzdorp is also sheltered within the Swartberg and Rooirbege mountain ranges which provide the town with excellent panoramic views.
In this town, one can enjoy the best of Karoo life with farms and quaint village restaurants that serve hearty Karoo meals. You can also spend a day at the Gamkaberg Nature Reserve, the Redstone Hills and at the retreat in Groenfontein where birding and fynbos viewing can be enjoyed.
If you are planning your next Karoo getaway, Calitzorp accommodation offers excellent places to stay to enjoy the best of the Karoo. Accommodation in Calitzdorp is available in tranquil guest farms, well-appointed guesthouses and elegant self-catering units where a comfortable and memorable stay can be enjoyed.