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HeronsRest Guesthouse

The Soul finds peace where the Herons rest

5.0/5 rating (1 votes)

HeronsRest is located on 8 hectares of farmland less than 1 km outside Velddrif. Here guests can enjoy the peace and quiet away from city life with beautiful views of the Berg River estaury.

Experience the splendour of the country side as it explodes in a floral display of indigenous spring flowers from middle July to end September.

A destination of note for bird lovers - wake up to the nesting sounds of the herons, guinea fowl roaming or a variety of other bird life. HeronsRest has an abundance of birds and is the ideal spot for bird lovers. Many artists has found inspiration in the stunning sunsets and riverine scenes, a number of small galeries in the town attest to this.

Named after the heronry in the back garden, the renovated old farm house has modern finishes which includes a built-in Jetmaster. Sleeping a maximum of 12 people, singles and couples are welcome as the house has three en-suite double rooms with showers only. One room is furnished with 2 x ¾ beds and en-suite bathroom with shower. There is also a separate Cottage on the premises which consists of 1 double bed with a kitchenette and a smaller bedroom with 2 single beds. The cottage has its own bathroom with shower. Each of our rooms are equipped with a bar fridge, coffee/tea facilities, fan and heater. All rooms including the Lapa and lounge have their own flat screen TV with selected DSTv channels. The Lapa is a popular entertainment area with its own built-in braai and fully secured plunge pool ideal for small functions or relaxing family gatherings. Free wi-fi is available for the convenience of our guests.

HeronsRest is a children's paradise as it boasts with a jungle gym, ample open space for ball games, bike-riding and is popular for hosting kiddies parties where moms and dads join in the fun. Enjoy bouls at our Pentanque terrain or take a scenic walk on one of the old farm roads.

We are known to be a pet-friendly establishment something various of our guests can vouch for.

HeronsRest is ideally situated in close proximity of Bokmakierie Nursery, the all familiar Bokkomlaan, the Marines in Port Owen, the harbour in Laaiplek, Paternoster, Darling Brewery, Yzefontein only to mention but a few attractions on the Cape West Coast.

Do come and enjoy the unique tranquility and quiet combined with luxury and comfort at HeronsRest where the soul indeed finds peace where the herons rest.


  • Street: Portion 34, De Plaat, Along VoortrekkerStreet, Velddrif
  • Postcode: 7365
  • City: Velddrif
  • Province: Western Cape


  • Telephone: 022 - 783 0272 / 071 141 7313
  • E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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