The Baths
South Africa - Western Cape - Citrusdal (16km)

S -32.73598°  E 19.0406°

 
Western Cape's best kept secret
 
  Self Catering  Camping - Caravans and Tents
Contact 
Charlotte/Robert/Judy/Manie
Tel nr 
+27 (0)22 921 8026 / 7
Fax nr 
+27 (0)22 921 8029
e-mail 
reservations@thebaths.co.za
 
Office hours 
08:00 - 17:00
Check-in 
14:00
Check-out 
10:00

 • Information

The Baths, with its Natural Hot Water Springs of 43? Celsius, is situated only two hours drive from Cape Town on a citrus farm in the scenic Olifants River Valley, near the town of Citrusdal in the Western Cape of South Africa. Established in 1739 this self-catering resort, with handsome Victorian-style stone buildings, maintains an old world charm in a scenic, rural setting.

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Today the resort is run by the great-grandchildren of James McGregor, who bought The Baths on public auction in Clanwilliam in 1903.?


Accommodation includes 15 chalets and 18 flats with self-contained kitchens and braai areas.?


There are 20 well shaded caravan and camping sites with ablution facilities and some with electrical points.


In addition to the hot and cold water swimming pools and hot mineral spring water baths, relaxing pastimes include tennis, trampoline, pool table, small playground for children, hiking trails, mountain biking and bird watching.


MacGregors' Restaurant with its mouthwatering a la carte menu offers an alternative to self-catering or the opportunity to relax with sundowners on the deck.


A shop on site sells self-catering necessities.

Activities
• Bird watching
• Cycling
• Hiking
• Scenic drives
• Tennis
• Jacuzzi
• Putt-Putt
• Swimming pool
• Trampoline
Facilities
• 24Hr Security
• Cellphone reception
• Conference facility
• Credit cards welcome
• Pets NOT allowed
• Bar
• Games room
• Ice for sale
• Restaurant
• Shop / Kiosk
• Take aways
• TV room
• Wood for sale

 • Accommodation

Chalets in the Kloof From R520.00 / per night
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There are 8 fully-equipped, freestanding chalets tucked away in the kloof, all with Jetmaster fireplaces and individual braai areas.?
These chalets accommodate 2, 4 or 6 people each.

2-sleeper chalets:?Anneline's, John Sharp?&?Skilpad
3-sleeper chalet:?Willem Danster
4-sleeper chalets:?Johannes Wiese, Richard Grisold?&?Jan Cruywagen
6-sleeper chalet:?Schalk Willem Burger?(with air-conditioning)

Bedding is provided, but please bring your own towels and braai grid.
Self Catering
Self catering accommodation

8

Units
Number of persons

2-6

Persons
Number of beds

1-5

Beds
Amenities
• Bathroom - Bring own towels
• Bathroom - Shared
• Bed - Double
• Bed - Single
• Bed - Twin / Bunk
• Kitchen fully equipped
• No Smoking
• Secure Parking
Chalets outside the Kloof From R660.00 / per night
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?Just outside the entrance to the kloof there are 7 fully-equipped, air-conditioned cottages, all with fireplaces and shaded verandas and private, outdoor, hot spring water baths. Built on the side of the mountain they all have magnificent views over the Olifants River Valley and the Koue Bokkeveld mountains.

Bedding is provided, but please bring your own towels and braai grid.

2-SLEEPER CHALETS: Wild Olive, Sugarbush, Klipkers, Sandolien and Taaibos
These open plan cottages have double beds and a living / dining room / kitchen and generous front veranda to enjoy the view.
Each cottage has its own private, outdoor, hot spring water bath.
4-SLEEPER CHALETS: Jimmy and Willy
These two cottages have two bedrooms, one with double bed and another with two singles and a shared bathroom each.
Each cottage has its own private, outdoor, hot spring water bath.?

Self Catering
Self catering accommodation

8

Units
Number of persons

2/4

Persons
Number of beds

1/3

Beds
Amenities
• Air conditioned
• Bathroom - Bring own towels
• Bathroom - En-suit
• Bed - Double
• Bed - Single
• Kitchen fully equipped
Dwarsgebou From R860.00 / per night
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The Cape Dutch building has six fully equipped duplex units for families or groups of friends, accommodating either four or six people.
The open plan living area / kitchen and the main bedroom, with double bed, are downstairs and the bathroom and second dormitory style bedroom, with either four or two single beds, upstairs in the roof space. Every unit has its own individual braai area.?
Bedding is provided, but please bring your own towels and braai grid.

The building has a central hall with fireplace and pool table.?
Directly behind the building there is a lovely green area with rock pools fed with hot water from the springs and a communal braai area.?

Self Catering
Self catering accommodation

6

Units
Number of persons

4/6

Persons
Number of beds

4/6

Beds
Amenities
• Bathroom - Bring own towels
• Bathroom - En-suit
• Bed - Double
• Bed - Single
• Kitchen fully equipped
Melkhout / Milkwood From R1600.00 / per night
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Closer to the resort gates there is a 8-sleepr house, ideal for larger families or groups of friends.

This house has 4 bedrooms (2 in the main house and 2 in a private extension) and 3 bathrooms. The house has roof fans (no air-con) and a fireplace in the lounge/dining area. It is the closest of the outside chalets to the Bath gates (1 km), and the only one with full DSTV.

Self Catering
Self catering accommodation

1

Units
Number of persons

8

Persons
Number of beds

7

Beds
Amenities
• Bathroom - Shared
• Bed - Double
• Bed - Single
• Kitchen fully equipped
• TV with satellite
Olsen Building From R520.00 / per night
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The Olsen building offers 6 stylish self-catering apartments. These luxury units have their own private spa baths, bedding, microwaves, jet master fireplaces, air-conditioning and undercover braai facilities.?
The Honeymoon Suite is the most luxurious with a spacious open plan with a living and dining area, kitchen, a king size bed and an impressive bathroom with a spa bath, fed with hot water from the springs, a large walk-in shower and a skylight.

Bedding is provided, but please bring your own towels.

Self Catering
Self catering accommodation

6

Units
Number of persons

2/3

Persons
Number of beds

1/2

Beds
Amenities
• Bathroom - Bring own towels
• Bathroom - En-suit
• Bed - Double
• Bed - King
• Kitchen fully equipped
Victorian Building From R520.00 / per night
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The beautiful stone building, with its elegant Victorian wrought iron balconies, was built by James McGregor and his sons in 1903.

The Victorian Building is situated in the upper verges of the resort, next to the Dwarsgebou and right across from the bath houses, some of which are still the original stone buildings built by James McGregor. It has six fully equipped self-catering apartments, with accommodation for either two or four people each.?
Each unit has its own braai facilities.

Bedding is provided, but please bring your own towels and braai grid.

Self Catering
Self catering accommodation

6

Units
Number of persons

2/4

Persons
Number of beds

1/3

Beds
Amenities
• Air conditioned
• Bathroom - Bring own towels
• Bathroom - Shared
• Bed - Double
• Bed - Single
• Kitchen fully equipped
Caravans & Camping From R100.00 / per person
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Along the kloof leading up to the baths there are 20 camping and caravan sites. The area is well-shaded under indigenous trees like Wild Olives and ancient Fig trees and a mountain stream runs through the grounds. Because of the deep shade there is no grass, however.
Three shared ablution blocks are spaced among the camping and caravan stands. All the sites have braai facilities and some have electric points.
Overland truckers are welcome and special rates apply.?
Camping
Caravans and Tents

20

Stands
Number of persons

6

Persons
Amenities
• 220V Electrical point
• Ablution - Communal
• Own Braai
• Stands - Gravel
• Stands - Partially shaded
• Stands - Shaded
• Toilet - Chemical disposal
• Washing lines
• Water tap nearby

 • Tariffs

Tariffs 2015

Unit

Weekends per night

Midweek per night

Vicotorian Building Flats
Self Catering Flat 1 & 2
R650-00
R520-00
Flat 10, 11 & Loverslane
R1 070-00
R860-00
Flat 3 & 4
R1 100-00
R880-00
Dwarsgebou Duplex Flats
Self catering - 4 people
R1 070-00
R860-00
Self catering - 6 people
R1 200-00
R960-00
Olsen House
Luxury with aircon - 2 persons
R1 000-00
R800-00
3 people
R1 100-00
R880-00
Honeymoon Suite
R1 050-00
R840-00
Chalets inside Kloof
Self Catering - 2 persons
R650-00
R820-00
3 people
R800-00
R640-00
4 people / aircon
R1 070-00 / R1 100-00
R880-00
Melkhout House (8 people)
R2 000-00
R1 600-00
Caravan /Camp sites (max 6 people)
Adults
R100-00
R80-00
Children
R50-00
R40-00

PLEASE NOTE: Reservations are only done by phone and not via e-mail. E-mail enquiries welcome, but guests have to call to make a reservation.

Please confirm latest tariffs with the establishment before making a booking.
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 • Where in the world are we?

Physical Address
PO Box 133
Citrusdal
7340
Postal Address
The Baths Farm
Citrusdal
  GPS: S-32.73598°  E19.0406°
South Africa
Western Cape