Acara Guest Cottages

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Lovely Self-Catering Accommodation near Stellenbosch at Acara Guest Cottages from ZAR500.00 per person sharing.


Lovely Self-Catering Accommodation near Stellenbosch at Acara Guest Cottages from ZAR500.00 per person sharing.

Acara Guest Cottages are nestled in a valley between Stellenbosch and Somerset West amidst a backdrop of endless vineyards and the Helderberg Mountains.

Accommodation for a total of 12 people at Acara is provided in 4 exclusive self-catering cottages.  Although the cottages are fully equipped for self-catering, a delicious bed and breakfast hamper can be arranged. All cottages feature modern luxuries such as satellite TV’s, PVR Decoders, DVD and CD players with surround sound, wireless internet and iPod Docking Stations.

The double-volume Willow Tree Cottage has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen and a cosy lounge with open fireplace. The 2nd bedroom is a twin room located in the upstairs loft whilst the main bedroom (with underfloor heating) and lounge lead onto a large deck.

The spacious Lavender Cottage has 2 bedrooms (one queen and one twin room which has underfloor heating), fully equipped kitchen, modern bathroom and sitting room with open fireplace. The sitting room and double bedroom lead out to a private terrace.  

The quaint Jacaranda Suite is situated below the main house but is accessed by a separate, private entrance. The suite has a king bedroom, modern kitchenette and bathroom with shower. Double doors lead from the bedroom onto a private terrace and the unit has underfloor heating throughout.

The Balcony Suite is a lovey 2 sleeper unit with king size bed, beautiful full bathroom, lovely sparkling white kitchenette with dining nook and small sitting area. Double glass doors frame lovely views of the garden beyond.

Acara (meaning friend), has a beautifully tended garden, filled with over 100 rose bush variations offering plenty of nooks to stop, sit and relax!  Guests may also enjoy country walks, relaxing in a poolside recliner or snoozing in a hammock under the willow trees. The mountain views are exquisite from almost everywhere on the property.


Rates are as advised by Acara Guest Cottages

There are no additional costs when booking accommodation with Up And Go

The rates information below is a guide only and will be confirmed when making your reservation.

Rates are subject to change without notice.

Lavender Cottage (2 bedroom, 4 sleeper unit)

ZAR2 000.00 per day

Jacaranda Suite (1 bedroom, 2 sleeper unit)

ZAR1 300.00 per day

Willow Tree Cottage (2 bedrooms, 4 sleeper unit)

ZAR2 400.00 per day

Balcony Suite (1 bedroom, 2 sleeper unit)

ZAR1 200.00 per day


Minimum stay of 2 nights required


Swimming Pool

Heating/Cooling Systems


IPod Docking Stations

Fireplaces (Willow Tree and Lavender Cottages)

Flat Screen Satellite TV with DSTV

PVR Decoders

DVD Players with Surround Sound

CD Players

Breakfast Hampers on Request


Wine Tours and Tastings

Brandy Tasting



Hermanus (5 minute drive)

Restaurants, Bars and Café’s


Mountain Biking

Nature Walks

Whale Watching (Seasonal)

Horse Riding

Wellness Spa


Shark Diving

Beauty Spas

Arts & Crafts

Fitness Centres


GPS Co-Ordinates

S34"01' 48.85"

E18"48' 25.08"

Specific details

Area Activities: Bar, Beach, Bird Watching, Boat trips, Fishing, Golf, Hiking Trails, Horse Riding, Mountain Biking, Nightlife, Restaurant, Shopping / Markets, Spa, Surfing, Swimming Pool, Whale Watching, Arts & Crafts
Facilities: Air Conditioning, DSTV, Television, Wi-Fi, Swimming Pool
Star Grading: Not Rated
Accommodation Type Luxury, Self-Catering


Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa
Winery Road, Stellenbosch, Western Cape Province, South Africa