The Rare Earth Country House is situated on the picturesque Kay and Monty Vineyards, in the heart of the Garden Route. Only 26kms from Plettenberg Bay, the Country House is the perfect place to relax while having access to all the wonders of the surrounding area. Here are our 5 top things to see and do when visiting.
1. ACTIVE ADVENTURES
Hiking, biking and adventurous activities abound, the Country House is the ultimate getaway for any outdoor lover. Guests are welcome to explore the estate, go on various hikes or bring your mountain bike along and enjoy one of the many trails the farm has to offer.
2. WINE AND DINE
The Country House is situated on the award-winning Kay and Monty Vineyards. The tasting room and restaurant are only a short distance away, so settle in for an afternoon of good food and great wine. You can expect freshly-baked artisanal breads, local cheeses and mouth-watering charcuterie boards.
3. BEACH IT UP
Famous for its beaches, Plettenberg Bay is just a 20 minute drive from the Country House. There are endless miles of golden sand and surf to explore in the area. Central Beach, Robberg Beach and the beach on the Keurbooms Lagoon are our top three choices for a day of fun and sun. These beaches are great for swimming and perfect for the whole family.
4. GET TO KNOW THE LOCAL WINE ROUTE
The Country House is also in the perfect position to discover the Plettenberg Bay wine route. You will find it on Redford Road which, alone, has five unique farms and restaurants within five kilometers of each other. In addition to Kay and Monty, you can visit Bramon Wines, Newstead Wine Farm, Redford Lane Wines and Lodestone Wines. Our friends at Hogs Hollow Horse Trails offer some amazing ways explore the wine route on horseback or from the comfort of your own horse drawn carriage.
5. EXPLORE THE SURROUNDS
If a road trip up the Garden Route is on your bucket list, the Country House is a wonderful place to base yourself for a few days whilst exploring the area. Knysna, Noetsie, Plettenberg Bay are all on your doorstep.
Kitted for comfort, the Country House is your home away from home. The self-catering villa can accommodate groups of up to 10 people for exclusive use only. Perfect for a big family or for anyone looking to get away from it all and enjoy the country. Explore more about the property and book your stay.