Dog Friendly

Cottages set amongst orchards, vegetable gardens, nurseries & indigenous trees. We cater for an unforgettable Hogsback experience. Take a glimpse at what we have to offer!

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Safe environment

  • Secure on-site parking
  • 25 hectare site is fenced
  • ​24 hour staff presence on property
  • ​Safe environment for children (with chickens, ducks, geese and piglets)
  • ​Braai area in private gardens
  • Inside fireplaces
  • DSTV guest package
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Comfort and more

  • ​Fully equipped kitchen (fridge, freezer, stove, oven, microwave and all necessary cooking equipment)
  • Electric blankets, cotton sheets, feather duvets and bath towels
  • Gas stoves, geysers and solar lighting
  • Cottages can be serviced on requested
  • Complimentary tours of the permaculture site and essential oils project
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Perfect location

  • Situated in the Amathole Mountains surrounded by indigenous forests and hiking trails
  • ​Centrally located on the bluff
  • ​5 minute drive from the village centre
  • In walking distance of Hogsback parkrun start
  • ​Restaurants and a pub within walking distance

Why stay with us?

We have 4 fully equipped self-contained cottages located on an active 25-acre permaculture, essential oils, fruit and vegetable production small holding. Each cottage has its own private garden space and outside recreational area.

Guests are welcome to stroll around the spacious gardens to view the local seasonal floral indigenous plantings (including a range of different Proteas), fruit orchards and farm animals. Ian, your host, is more than happy to guide you around the gardens.

Visit the on-site nursery and shop to buy indigenous plants, herbs essential oils and essential oils products.

Farm produce (e.g. eggs, wild mushrooms, plums, apples, kiwi fruit, veggies, jams, preserves, honey, pickles, etc.) can also be purchased when available.

The gardens surrounding the cottages are home to the endangered Cape Parrot flocks who roost in the trees in the early morning and evening on their way to and from their feeding sites up to 200km away. The gardens have resident Knysna Turacos, a variety of sunbirds, Cape Robins, Lemon Doves – to mention but a few. The gardens have been visited by the Emerald Cuckoo and the Cape Sugar Bird. Bring your birding equipment and camera with you.

Our resident canines are very happy to host other canines.

For an unforgettable Hogsback experience!

Guest Reviews
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Absolutely wonderful!

Jaya's Place was a tranquil, cozy and wonderful stay on a smallholding in Hogsback! We stayed in the Orchid Cottage and it was so nice!

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Loved It!

Stayed at Rapunzel's Cottage - LOVED IT! Such a beautiful place, neat, clean, well equipped, cosy and beautiful! Highly recommend it.

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Home away from home...

We had such a relaxing stay at Jaya's place- a home away from home and such great proximity to all things awesome in Hogsback.

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