Aspen Guest House

Be Charmed at Aspen Guest House

For a guest house accommodation that’s very charming and full of character, and one that’s more catered to adults and offering pet-friendly accommodation plan your stay at Aspen Guest House. The guest house is a large property that allows for short walks in the forest on your way to Clarens town, as it’s a close distance to the town but away from the noise. (more…)

BMW Motorrad Clarens

BMW Motorrad Clarens

#MakeLifeARide was the hashtag slogan for the first ever South Africa (SA) BMW Motorrad Days in Clarens. With first class arrangement and facilities, in line with what loyal supporters of the brand had come accustomed to with any BMW event. Event sponsors included Picot & Moss Victorinox Swiss Army Timepieces, Place in the Sun Wines, Thabo Mofutsanyane District Municipality, Jacaranda 94.2, Metzeler and Engen. (more…)

Savor The Sweetness at The Cherry Festival

Savor The Sweetness at The Cherry Festival

The Cherry festival just as the name suggests is a festival dedicated to the ruby red in colour, sweet tasting cherry fruit. And the festival held annually during the third week in November stretches over three days, and is appropriately held in another busy town in the Eastern Free State province, Ficksburg, also known as the cherry capital of the world. This is highlighted through the estimated 500 hectares of cherry trees in the province concentrated mainly in Ficksburg. (more…)

highlands chalets clarens

Clarens Accommodation — Highlands Chalets

Highlands chalets is a self-catering Clarens accommodation that has eight chalets which are identical in size and layout however each one has been uniquely decorated and furnished to create its own atmosphere and feel. The chalets have king-size beds which are made up of twin beds with king-size linen; each bed is fitted with an electric blanket. All the chalets, except executive suites, have sleeper couches, linen and a loft space available for children to sleep. The lofts are furnished with one or two single beds or the main bed is upstairs and the single beds are down stairs. The units have one en-suite bathroom with a bath and over-head shower, toilet and hand basin. (more…)

Clarens B&B

More than just a Clarens B&B

Rosewood Corner B&B is an intimate independently run lodging establishment where a breakfast is included in the room rate. But so do many Bed and Breakfasts (B&B) offer this service, therefore what makes this Clarens B&B special? Well for starters the fact that the B&B offers Wifi throughout the property in all areas, free pet friendly accommodation on request and free public parking is possible at a location nearby with no reservations necessary. (more…)

Clarens Beerfest

Clarens Beerfest — Don’t Let The Thirst Get You

For a great way to embrace 2016 and start it on a light note, drink and be merry when the small town of Clarens hosts is annual Beerfest, February 26-27 at Lonehill Estate. The Clarens Beerfest is held to celebrate beer. The world’s most widely consumed drink and the oldest alcoholic beverage, but most specifically craft beer which is a flavoured beer made by breweries that are independently owned and produce a small amount of beer. Craft beer dates back to the 1970’s, although in South Africa (SA), it seems it can only be traced back to the turn of the century. (more…)

Clarens South Africa

Clarens South Africa

Welcome to Clarens South Africa, the ‘jewel’ of the Eastern Free State mainly due to the small town being the adventure capital and the art capital of the province and the most picturesque spot in South Africa (SA). Clarens is part of the scenic Highlands Route and is surrounded by mountainous splendor. The Rooiberge is the range encompassing the village, whilst further on towards the southeast, the mighty Maluti Mountains stands proud forming a backdrop which changes with the seasons, from shades of purple and blue in summer to the snow-clad slopes of winter. (more…)

Clarens South Africa is what the Hamptons is to New York

Clarens South Africa is what the Hamptons is to New York

And before you think how I can compare the two, let me explain. Hamptons is amongst the richest small towns in America therefore I’m definitely not comparing Clarens and the Hamptons in that regard. Although Clarens has been known to come across as ‘pricey’ for some of the tourists who visit the town’s shops or restaurants as mentioned in their testimonials and reviews shown on leading travel Website Company, TripAdvisor. (more…)

Mont d ‘Or Hotel, Clarens, Accomodation

Hotel in Clarens — Mont d ‘Or Hotel

For a bit of old world French charm there’s Mont d ‘Or Hotel and this hotel in Clarens four star rating is defined by its luxurious décor, Day Spa located on the hotel premises as well as the hotel’s restaurant, La Vue Parfeite. Dry cleaning facility, 18-hour attentive room service and classically furnished en-suite rooms all equipped with an air-conditioning or an open fireplace and views of the Clarens Golf course, the village of Clarens, majestic Maluti Mountains and the picturesque countryside further gives Mont d ‘Or Hotel its finest appeal.   (more…)

Book into Kiara Lodge

Book into Kiara Lodge

For quiet surroundings with pleasant settings in nature from wildlife wandering about of rabbits and birdlife and scenic views of sunsets and Maluti Mountain along with child friendly, comfortable accommodation there’s Kiara Lodge. It’s definitely a place to bring the family as the lodge is within close proximity with places of interest, such as the world renowned Golden Gate National Park. Kiara Lodge is also only a 14 minute drive from the town of Clarens and a 30 minute drive away from Phutaditjhaba. (more…)