Only three hours from Johannesburg, Clarens is an ideal getaway spot for many city-folk looking to escape their busy lifestyles in the city. Situated in the eastern region of the Free State, Clarens has become more popular with visitors from South Africa as well as from beyond the South African borders.
As a tourist area, Clarens has become well-known for its adventure activities, cultural tours and art galleries.
Accommodation in the area also offers guests ideal getaways. Guests can enjoy scenic views of the mountain from their rooms. As a sought-after country getaway destination, Clarens offers guests a unique holiday spot.
One such place is Thaba Lapend Mountain Escape. The name derives from Sesotho, meaning “reside against the mountain”.
A luxury self-catering accommodation, Thaba Lapend offers three self-catering open-plan chalets.
These chalets are tastefully decorated, offering guests convenience and comfort. Rooms are designed to ensure that guests have all everything they need for a peaceful stay while on holiday.
Guests’ self-catering needs are taken care of with the fully-equipped kitchen. Guests can enjoy preparing meals in the comfort of their rooms, with all necessary cutlery and crockery provided by Thaba Lapend.
Accommodation rates range from R425 per person.
Not too far from the centre of town, Thaba Lapend Mountain Escape is a mere 10km from all the attractions of Clarens. Visitors can enjoy a range of activities, such as cultural tours, art gallery tours, a unique dinosaur tour as well as activities for adventure junkies. The hiking trails are ideal for those looking to enjoy the natural surroundings.
At the end of a long day of exploring and fun, guests can come back to rest in the peaceful accommodation at Thaba Lapend Mountain Escape.