Hospitality Highlights · 27 June 2020
With some WOW discounted travel vouchers on offer NOW until the 22 June 2020 we give you 5 great reasons to plan a travel getaway out the city and into the Great Karoo in the scenic Western Cape.
Hospitality Highlights · 17 June 2020
While you may marvel at Table Mountain above the bustling city of Cape Town; a road trip into the secluded Groot Karoo delivers the entire Swartberg Cape Fold Mountains as far as the eye can see where guests of De Bergkant Lodge choose to play, adventure but mostly rest at our heritage hotel with spa, sauna and in-house massage. Far from the maddening crowds, we offer you sanctuary and the gift of discounted accommodation rates and vouchers for when you can Zoom Out the City for a break!

Nature & Wildlife · 18 May 2020
How do you know you are a happy travel addict? We've put together some passionate travel behaviours and habits of world holiday wanderers and travel adventure explorers below. If you can relate to three or more of them, then you are most certainly a travel addict of note who will be first to board the airways or hit the road and go discovering new places, people and travel activities on offer.
Nature & Wildlife · 04 April 2020
Solitude and perhaps a couple of weeks of social isolation go a long way in the beautiful desert interior of the Western Cape's Great Karoo where its likely that you will see more sheep than any one of the interior’s 77 000 inhabitants spread across its 400 000 square kilometres of plains and plateaus. Book your restorative escape to De Bergkant Lodge for #TrueKarooHospitality for greater health and finding the calm out of the eye of the storm.

Hospitality Highlights · 24 February 2020
The health benefits of a sauna are recognised by millions around the globe for its detoxification, increased metabolism and blood circulation, skin rejuvenation, improved sleep and of course, relaxation which is what we do best @ De Bergkant Lodge in the Western Cape - your mountain retreat escape every day of the week.
International Visitors · 04 February 2020
Travel facts and destination information is key to any travel trip you may embark on. As global travelers ourselves, we decided to put together this South Africa travel facts guide to take the myths out of your next ‘best-ever’ travel trip to the tip of the African continent.

What's on Where? · 23 January 2020
Explore down dusty back roads and mountain passes interspersed by rolling farmlands and you will discover one of the few places left in the world where there remains pure stillness and peace broken only by the shy indigenous wildlife who survive off its arid landscapes. Read our holiday season and adventure sports activities taking place in the Groot Karoo with De Bergkant Lodge's special brand of #TrueKarooHospitality! Ask us for tourism and travel advice on what to do and where to go!
International Visitors · 15 January 2020
To ensure we deliver the best possible online travel booking experience for our local customers we felt it was important to have a website in Afrikaans to service the growing number of Afrikaans internet users who enjoy travelling to the Karoo. Click through to our website at and you will discover our 4-star hotel accommodation descriptions and booking information translated into Afrikaans. Ons hoop om u binnekort te sien!

Hospitality Highlights · 26 December 2019
As Swiss-born global travelers ourselves, when we came to South Africa, we fell in love with the beauty of the city of Cape Town and the wild and wide-open spaces of the Western Cape Province, so much so that we chose to make it our home here. Since we still love traveling and exploring the Western Cape region, we decided to put together a list of the top private tours we recommend for our local and international guests and visitors. Enjoy!
International Visitors · 28 November 2019
Many Dutch and German-speaking tourists to South Africa may be surprised to hear that the Afrikaans language is oddly familiar to their ear and that some sentences can be understood. This is because during the 17th Century, Dutch colonists known as Boers settled in South Africa, followed over the next 200 years by British, French, and German settlers who through new and shared spaces, developed their own unique cultural identity and language which became known as Afrikaans.

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