the tranquil Langebaan lagoon, The Farmhouse Hotel is an experience to
be savoured. Celebrated for our pleasant staff and West Coast warmth, The
Farmhouse offers guests an authentic coastal farmstead encounter. Alluring
to nature lovers, Langebaan offers vivid shows of spring flowers, birdlife
and an untamed coastline. Explore the lagoon, hike the neighbouring Nature
Reserve or simply relax and enjoy the sunset. The farm kitchen bakes fresh
bread and other produce daily for the popular restaurant, that serves up
hearty meals infused with West Coast culture.
guest suites, some with their own fireplace and sweeping views of the lagoon,
lead to a private poolside garden and our spacious family room and separate
dual level cottage are perfect for family getaways. The Farmhouse
Restaurant serves traditional Cape cuisine with a variety of seafood complemented
by an award winning wine list. Food is robust and hearty, filled with the
spirit of the West Coast. The Farmhouse Hotel is an unpretentious
and welcoming escape for travellers and families who appreciate the warmth
of farm style hospitality.
by its rugged shorelines, coastal vegetation, heritage fishing villages
and unpretentious lifestyle, the West Coast still holds an element of the
wild unknown. With a tangibly strong culture of fisher-folk who have been
the guardians of the land that supports them, their quaint small wooden
fishing boats and simple lives on the sea, are qualities that draw visitors
from across the globe. Loved by many, the dramatic coastline, changeable
seas, white sandy beaches and cerulean blue skies creep under your skin
and seep into your soul. Perhaps the most beautiful of all the quaint
villages is Langebaan, with its natural wonders, blue lagoon and azure
Pool Area With
gorgeous views over the lagoon, the pool area at The Farmhouse Hotel feels
like a little piece of paradise. Wrought iron loungers, lapa’s, and a sparkling
pool make the pool area a beautiful place to enjoy the sunshine and relax.
lounge at The Farmhouse Hotel is beautifully appointed with a great hearth
at the centre. Filled with charming trinkets, the lounge is a place of
relaxation, reflection and reading where guests have a selection of books
and reading material to choose from. Being a wireless hotspot, guests can
work on their laptops in the lounge whilst enjoying a drink or unwind after
a wonderful day spent sight-seeing.
in the original underground water tanks of the old farm, The Farmhouse
Hotel wine cellar encases an award-winning wine selection. Guests are welcome
to hand pick a bottle of wine from the wine cellar. The cellar is the perfect
venue to expand your wine knowledge and enjoy a wine tasting.
& Body The
Farmhouse Hotel offers an array of massages, facials, therapies and couples
treatments performed by an internationally recognised therapist.
atmospheric private function room is available for use as a wedding venue,
conference facility and private function room, accommodating up to 50 guests.
fully equipped boardroom is fitted with all necessary facilities for meetings
and conferences and can accommodate up to 18 delegates.
as “natural foodies” by an award winning recipe book author, the people
of the West Coast take their food seriously and their passion is reflected
at The Farmhouse Restaurant. Enjoy delicious homemade baked goods,
fresh from the oven for breakfast, as one element of the splendid buffet
breakfast on offer in the mornings. Explore the award winning wine selection
over a hearty dinner and end on the perfect note with dessert and coffee.
The Farmhouse Hotel will pack a picnic for you if you would like to explore
the West Coast for the day.
is an indulgent affair at The Farmhouse Restaurant and is sure to delight
even the most well traveled guest. Breakfast is served between 07h15
and 11h00. Hot coffee or tea is brought to your table while you contemplate
your meal. A buffet style continental breakfast and hot breakfast made
to order, is offered with an array of delicious food.
Farmhouse Restaurant serves typically English Pub lunches with West Coast
flavour! Favourite choices include best Ploughman’s Platter, lambs
liver with mash and lamb curry. The menu is extensive and patrons are not
limited to the smaller pub style lunches but can order a variety of generous
dishes from the main menu too. With not a pretentious element in sight,
the fare is hearty and generous. Meals at The Farmhouse Restaurant have
a quality that appeals to people from all walks of life and evoke reminiscing
over grandmothers’ kitchen.
lunches in the West Coast are a tradition of families and friends coming
together to laugh, eat, drink and then nap! Hence the popularity
of The Farmhouse Restaurant 3 course Sunday lunches. Lunches can be enjoyed
in the shelter of the function room or on the terrace on a windless day.
This event is well attended by locals and tourists who all appreciate the
affordability, great taste and sense of tradition.
you manage to tear yourself away from your day’s activities and find yourself
at The Farmhouse Hotel at tea-time, then we recommend you treat yourself
to tea and scones. You’re sure to satiate your mid-afternoon hunger pangs
with our giant freshly baked scones with whipped cream and homemade jam.
Take your tea on the terrace and watch the boats drift out on the lagoon
when the sun hangs lower in the sky and illuminates the water.
dinner menu at The Farmhouse Restaurant is rich with satisfying meals,
from simple to hearty, perennial favourites, to local West Coast fare.
With three cuts of steak, you can be assured of satisfying your meat cravings,
and favourites such as the oxtail are worth coming for alone! Our seafood
comes straight from the boats on the West Coast and meals range from creamy
mussels to catch of the day. Your waitress will surprise you with an ever
changing dessert menu or wind down with an aged port in the bar before
you retire but only after a scoop of our famous homemade ice-cream
bar is a nostalgic venue with accents of antiques, exposed beams and wooden
furniture. Enjoy an aperitif at the bar before your meal and fend off the
evening by warming yourself at the crackling fire. Be sure to enhance the
mellow feeling you have after a meal with a fine digestif or after dinner
drink. The bar stocks bottles of imported armagnacs, sherries, cognacs,
brandies and whiskies as well as a popular South African digestif selection.
The bar is also the perfect venue for watching sport where you can enjoy
a beer and a pub lunch whilst supporting your favourite team.
the last Friday of the month, from May through to November, The Farmhouse
Restaurant hosts gourmet evenings, offering a 7 course gourmet meal accompanied
by wines. Winemakers are invited to showcase their best wines, offering
insight into the winemaking process and compatibility with food. Read the
article written by the journalist, Fiona Chisholm from the Cape Argus,
August 2007, about the Gourmet evenings at The Farmhouse Hotel.
and decorated with a West Coast farm-style aesthetic, the rooms at The
Farmhouse Hotel are inviting and comfortable spaces. From 1 bed through
to a family sized room and a dual level 2 bedroom cottage, the hotel has
the perfect accommodation for couples, families, friends and business guests
wanting to enjoy the atmosphere of the West Coast.
rooms feature telephone, a refreshment station, mini bar, hairdryer, satellite
television with selected channels and parking facilities in front of reception
rooms attract “discerning millionaire backpackers” wishing to stay in the
best locations at a reasonable price, ideal for kite surfers and frequent
travellers. There are three Traveller’s Rooms at The Farmhouse Hotel and
one has lovely lagoon views. The smaller Traveller’s Rooms are situated
in the original farmstead, on the first floor and feature en-suite bathrooms
with a shower, and a mini-bar in the bedroom. Guests who stay in
Traveller’s Rooms do experience social noise from downstairs, at dinner
and breakfast times, but are offered the same comforts as our other suites.
rooms are beautifully appointed and offer luxury to the discerning guest
with sweeping lagoon views. There are two Luxury Rooms situated in the
annex, both with en-suite bathrooms with a bath and a shower. Both have
fireplaces and intimate lounges with comfortable chairs where guests can
enjoy the spectacular views.
bathroom with seperate bath and shower
or twin bed
are two spacious air-conditioned Superior Rooms located in the annex, both
offering beautifully appointed rooms and extensive views of the lagoon
stretching towards Saldanha Bay. Both rooms feature en-suite bathrooms
with showers and baths, fireplaces, refreshment stations and mini bars.
with shower & bath
loft is situated in the original farmstead’s converted attic, it is accessed
by an outside staircase and offers exquisite views from its higher location.
The large open plan bedroom, features an open vanity bath with views over
the lagoon. The loft is complemented by also having an en-suite bathroom
with a shower and its own fireplace.
free-standing cottage, with its exquisite views of the lagoon and terrace,
shaded by the surrounding trees, is a serene setting for the whole family.
dual level cottage offers guests privacy with hotel hospitality, with a
spiral staircase leading downstairs to the lounge and refreshment area.
cottage is equipped with two en-suite bathrooms, with showers. The upper
level larger bedroom is complemented by wooden floors and a quaint lounge
with a large sash window offering views of the lagoon. The bedroom downstairs
which opens onto the terrace also has beautiful views and is equipped with
two single wrought iron beds, which can also be converted to a king size
bathroom with shower only
or twin bed
Farmstead is a large 2 bedroom situated in the original farmstead, accessed
by a staircase. The main bedroom has a king size bed and leads into
the generously sized private lounge area with sweeping views of the lagoon
where your children have enough space to play while you relax and soak
up the breathtaking lagoon view. The bathroom has a separate shower
bath. The second bedroom sleeps 3 people in single beds.
is a lovely 3 bedroom house within walking distance from The Farmhouse
Hotel, ideal for a long holiday or weekend break away and is situated in
a private residential complex with breathtaking views of the Langebaan
West Coast is blessed with stark natural beauty that takes a hold of
your soul and never seems to let go. Places such as Kraalbaai and Churchhaven,
safely conserved in the West Coast National Park, are well worth visiting.
Have the Farmhouse Restaurant pack you a picnic or have lunch at Geelbek
Restaurant for an authentic experience. Spend the day in the quaint fishing
village of Paternoster, famed for its inexpensive crayfish and picturesque
wooden fishing boats scattered along the shoreline. These are places that
seem to have been forgotten by time and yet preserved by it too.
are a major attraction in Langebaan, and if you don’t have your own boat,
yacht, jetski, kayak, wind or kite surfing equipment, they are all available
for hire in central Langebaan.
Coast National Park is a haven for lovers of ecology and nature and
is a Ramsar site with a myriad of flora and fauna. The park is home to
over 350 bird species and spans a great distance between Langebaan and
Yzerfontein along the lagoon. Day visitors are welcome to drive, hike and
cycle along the roads and paths to enjoy viewing birds in their natural
habitat and watch the spring flower spectacle.
Coast Fossil Park is an area where miners discovered preserved fossils
that are millions of years old. Together with Iziko Museum in Cape Town,
a 14ha fossil-rich area within the mine property was declared a national
Monument and the fossil park now brings the fascinating science of paleontology
to the public
Mykonos Casino & Resort is a Greekstyled village built on the waters
edge and there are enough facilities to keep you busy for a while. They
include 262 slot machines, Pontoon, five restaurants, five bars, boat cruises,
yachting and watersports.
game of golf can be played at Langebaan Country Club which is a links-type
course, designed as a figure 8 winding around residential stands.
18-hole championship course is 6185m long and affords golfers views of
the lagoon, the surrounding hills and granite outcrops.
from Cape Town International Airport
and take the N2 direction Cape Town.
off-ramp N7/Vanguard Drive/Casino (Exit 14), direction Malmesbury.
Drive becomes the N7. Continue straight.
26km, turn off left onto the M19 to Melkbosstrand
8km, at the intersection (traffic lights), turn right onto R27 North, direction
north on the R27 for about 98km. On this stretch of road you will pass
the Yzerfontein and Darling intersection and eventually see a signpost
for the West Coast National Park.
for a further 15 minutes until you see the West Coast 1-Stop (Engen Petrol
Station) and the signs for the town of Langebaan. At this intersection
you must turn left off the R27. Continue for 10km when you will enter the
town (in Oostewal Road).
town, continue straight along Oostewal road (for approx 4 kms), following
into Sunbird Road and then immediately right into Egret Street.
is the first building on the right.
scenic route to The Farmhouse Hotel
those with an adventurous spirit we can advise a scenic route to The Farmhouse
Hotel. This route will take you through the culturally rich town
of Darling, to the hidden gems in the West Coast National Park.
through Milnerton and take the Blouberg turn off. Follow the road
to Melkbos. Exit Melkbos to go to the R27 and carry on. Then take
the Atlantis turn off and carry on through to Mamre. In the flower season
you will be treated to beautiful displays of flowers in these farming areas.
will then arrive in Darling, the home to our most treasured comedic icon,
Pieter Dirk Uys, who impersonates a fictitious female character, Evita
Bezuidenhoudt, in his very own theatre. Darling attracts artists,
poets, actors, restauranteurs, designers and many more eccentric characters.
We advise having lunch here and then move onto the R27 road on the coast
towards Langebaan, a distance of 15km’s.
10km’s, take the West Coast National Park turn off and delight in the natural
scenery. Stop off at the historical Geelbek restaurant, and enjoy
tea at the restaurant.
Geelbek, drive towards Langebaan and The Farmhouse Hotel is located soon
after the “Langebaan Gate.”