Situated in the Breede River Valley, 30 kilometres from Witsand and Swellendam is a small settlement, Malgas.
This serene and picturesque part of the Western Cape is an ideal destination for a quiet and relaxing getaway and even a perfect stopover for those exploring the Overberg Region. With its ideal location on the banks of the Breede River, Malgas enjoys a magnificent birdlife which spending the day watching is worth the while.
Malgas is well known for “the pont”, a cable ferry which many visitor ride across the Breede River. Fishing is another well-enjoyed activity as the river is a hub for a variety of fish species. The De Hoop Nature Reserve is also nearby and it is a great spot to discover various fynbos and other species of fauna and flora found in the area. Coupled with the mountainous surrounding, Malgas is a nature lovers’ paradise and nature walks and hiking are often enjoyed.
Even as a small settlement, accommodation in Malgas still achieves to offer quality places to stay for a well-deserved and peaceful break. Malgas accommodation offers a host of self-catering units, a hotel and a lodge that will ensure your visit is memorable.