Rietfontein Guest Farm

Nestled in the hills between Barrydale and Ladismith in the scenic Little Karoo, you will find a welcoming oasis. Rietfontein Guest Farm, lies on the southern foothills of the rugged Touwsberg Mountains with an abundance of small game and a wealth of birdlife and flora. It is the perfect getaway for nature lovers and hikers.

Rietfontein Guest Farm accommodation is comfortable and uncomplicated, the emphasis being on the beauty of the breathtaking natural surroundings. The accommodation is self catering with open-plan kitchen, dining room table and 2 bedrooms with a double bed and two single beds.

There is a separate bathroom with bath, shower, basin and toilet. Bedding, towels and kitchen equipment is supplied, you bring along your favourite food, wine and beverages.

Rietfontein Guest Farm offers 5 fully equipped self-catering cottages. Each cottage have two bedrooms and sleeps 4. Experience off the grid living away from the hustle and bustle of a stressed and busy life.

  • Sleeps 4
  • Two bedrooms (1 double bed and 2 single beds)
  • One bathroom
  • Open plan kitchen/lounge
  • Fully equipped kitchen with gas fridge and gas stove
  • Lights – 12 volt solar power
  • NO 220 volt electrical appliances can be operated
  • Fireplace indoor and braai (barbecue) area outdoor with equipment
  • Private outdoor wood fired hot tub
  • NO PETS allowed
  • Minimum Stay – 2 Nights
  • NOTE: This is a self catering facility and guests are responsible for their own consumables.

Take note:

  • Solar lights, hot showers, additional oil lamps and candles – unfortunately no hairdryers or power sockets in cottages.
  • Fully furnished, Self catering including cutlery, crockery, glasses, pots, pans, braai grid (barbecue), potjie, towels linen duvets pillows.
  • Each cottage comes with an inside fireplace and outside fire/braai area plus one bag of wood. Extra wood is for sale at reception.
  • Due to us being located in a nature reserve, no pets are unfortunately allowed (strictly adhered to).


  • Private outdoor wood fired hot tub
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor fireplace
  • Braai facilities outside


  • Mountain biking
  • Bird watching
  • Hiking trails
  • Game viewing
  • Stargazing

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Check In / Check Out

Check In: From 14:00
Check Out: At 10:00


Decimal Degrees (WGS84)
Latitude: -33.586089
Longitude: 21.001811

Degrees, Minutes & Seconds
Latitude: S33 35 09
Longitude: E21 00 06

Latitude: S 33 35.165
Longitude: E 21 00.109