Dune Ridge Country House

Eastern Cape

Rooms: 6 rooms: All king/twins with en-suite bath and shower. Family Cottage with master bedroom, twin room, main bathroom, lounge with fireplace.

Prices: R820 - R1,312 per person per night sharing. Singles R820 - R1,965.
* Special rates available
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Meals: Full breakfast included in rates. Lunches/dinners/afternoon teas available on prior request (booking essential). Monthly Sunday lunches and 6/7 course fine dining food/wine pairing evening. Award-winning wine selection.

Directions: Exit N2 at Humansdorp/St Francis Bay and turn right (from CT) and left (from PE). Follow signs to St. Francis Bay on R330. Cross Kromme River, straight over roundabout. After 800m, R at Dune Ridge sign. Travel for 1.5km along paved then gravel road to gate. Follow signs to reception.

Sarah Swanepoel
Tarragona Road, St Francis Bay, Eastern Cape

Tel: (0)42-294-1560
Cell: (0)82-500-4922
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When life hands you lemons, make lemonade. This is exactly what Sarah has done at Dune Ridge over the past few years, turning a little-known guesthouse into an award-winning country lodge, complete with once-a-month fine dining food and wine pairing menus, Sunday lunches, spa treatments, an award-winning wine selection and afternoon teas (on prior request). Sarah's family owns a lemon farm near Addo and the abundance of fresh lemons means home-made lemonade by the pool for lucky guests on hot summer days. That's not the only thing that is home-made either. Sarah (who trained as a chef and then honed her craft working in luxury game lodges around the Eastern Cape) and her staff keep busy during the quiet season making jams, preserves and muesli to stock the pantry ready for the busy summer months. This 600-hectare reserve is a nature-lover's paradise, with birds a-plenty (spot them from the bird hide by the pond), guided dune walks and frog safaris. The house is just over ten years old but has the feel of an old, colonial homestead with its wrap-around verandah, stone fireplace and piano in the dining room. I hadn't made a reservation for dinner so I missed out on that treat, but in the morning I enjoyed my breakfast listening to classical music as a gentle breeze floated in through the open patio doors.

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Current Special Rates

Please make it known to your host that you are applying for this discount because you have found it on the Greenwood Guides website.

Winter Warmer Special

R 2000 per couple per night
Dinner Bed and Breakfast

Includes Turndown Service
Daily Servicing

Please quote "Winter Warmer" when inquiring

Tourism Month Special

September is Tourism Month and the month of Spring. The days are starting to warm up, the flowers are in bloom and its the perfect time to come and experience what we have to offer.

From 01 September 2018 to 30 September 2018 we are offering 20% discount on Accommodation.

Rates include breakfast, turndown service as well as daily servicing of the rooms

10% discount on our Coastal Forest & Dune Walk