UNCOVER THE TRANQUILLITY OF CLARENS AT GOLDEN VIEW SELF-CATERING
October 30, 2017
Clarens is one of those small Free State towns where you can truly experience the beating heart of South Africa’s warm and innate hospitality. Situated among the foothills of the Maluti Mountains, it has become known as the Jewel of the Eastern Free State, and with good reason - it is beautiful, tranquil, calm and fully at peace with itself.
Clarens is not a town that pretends to be anything it's not and that is what makes it such a wonderful getaway destination for couples, families and groups of friends.
This is also where you’ll find Golden View, a bouquet of beautiful guesthouses where visitors can enjoy a lovely, self-catering stay during a visit to Clarens and its surrounding areas.
This is the ideal base from which to take part in all the splendid activities there are to discover in the vicinity, which includes fly fishing, horse riding, mountain biking, bird watching, adventure sports like abseiling and rock climbing, as well as beer- and whiskey tasting, craft retreats, and more!
Visitors are also invited to partake in the annual events that take place throughout the year, including various MTB and road running races, the Cherry Festival and Craft Beer Festival.
As for the accommodation, you can pick and choose from no less than four beautiful self-catering guesthouses. This includes Oak on Church House, a Moroccan-inspired retreat that sleeps 4-8; Rustic Red Studio, a studio apartment that sleeps 2; Contain the View Cottage, an innovative container home that sleeps 4; and Willow Rest House, an open-plan guesthouse with breath-taking views that sleeps 6-8.
These singular getaway destinations are all located within walking distance (400m or less) from the main attractions located along the Clarens town square, including restaurants, art galleries, and more.
For more information regarding the various guesthouses available, how many people it can accommodate, as well as things to do and see in the vicinity of Clarens, visit the Golden View Self-catering website.
This beautiful destination may be a little off the beaten track, but that’s half of its charm! Make a point of exploring South Africa’s lesser-known hot spots with your partner and rediscover the joy of unexpected adventure.