Welcome to La Plume

Nestled amidst lush green grass terraces with vibrant gardens and spectacular views of the Swartberg Mountains and the Olifants River Valley, La Plume welcome guests to a rejuvenating oasis offering an escape from the busy everyday life and crowded spaces on this sustainable ostrich, alfalfa & cattle farm.

The 1902 Victorian Manor House, located in the centre of the property, is fully accessible for the comfort and enjoyment of guests, housing the front desk, business centre, serviced guest lounge with panoramic view veranda as well as the restaurant, Le Belle Vue.

Experience luxurious accommodation, mouth-watering food and countless activities, all in an idyllic, tranquil and safe environment of the Klein Karoo, Oudtshoorn.

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  • In Room Amenities

    In Room Amenities

    Satellite Television (DSTV), Air-Conditioning, Free Wi-Fi, Honesty Bar, Tea & Coffee, Rusks, In-Room Menu, Complimentary Port and more… View Rooms, Suites & Villa
  • Restaurant & Deli

    Restaurant & Deli

    On-Site Restaurant, Le Belle Vue, offering Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & In-Room Menu; Deli offering Picnic Baskets, Platters, Local Delicacies and much more...
  • Spa

    Spa

    On-Site Spa, Le Bonheur, offering Rejuvenating Five-star Treatments & Therapies with Internationally Renowned Products Clarins & TheraVine in a private free-standing building
  • Activities & Attractions On Site

    Activities & Attractions On Site

    Ostrich Farm Tour, Mountain Biking, Picnic, Spa, Bird Watching, Hiking, Salt Water Swimming Pool, Serviced Guest Lounge & Gazebo with Panoramic Views
  • Activities & Attractions In Area

    Activities & Attractions In Area

    Book by our Concierge: Cango Caves, Ostrich Show Farms, Cango Wildlife Range, Meerkat Tours, Swartberg Pass, Golfing, Zipline, Rust & Vrede Waterfall, Skydiving
  • Kids

    Kids

    Family Friendly, Babysitting Service, Family Cottages, Luxury Family Rooms, Private Country Villas, Extra Beds & Cots available for Kids where room occupancy permits
  • Services

    Services

    Free Wi-Fi, Business Centre, Porter, Concierge, Serviced Guest Lounge, Front Desk, Airport Transfers & Shuttles by Arrangement, Credit Cards, Laundry Service, 24h Security, Secure on-site Parking
  • Weddings, Functions & Events

    Weddings, Functions & Events

    Wedding Planning & Hostings, High Teas, Private Events, Product Launches, Functions Venue (Capacity 250), Liquor Licenced Event Space with Bar, Guest Lounges, Outdoor Event Space, Victorian Gazebo
  • Conference & Meetings

    Conference & Meetings

    Conference & Private Meeting Space with Food & Drink Services,
  • Nearest Airport

    Nearest Airport

    George Airport (GRJ) - 76 km from La Plume with Airport Transfers & Shuttles Bookable

Rooms, Suites & Villa

La Plume combines timeless glamour and modern comforts within their luxurious five-star accommodation range, including elegant Superior Suites, romantic Honeymoon Suites, stylish Luxury Rooms, spacious Family Suites, not to mention a private Country Villa with its own pool.

Booking options range from fully serviced accommodation to self-catering packages where applicable. Each of the rooms, suites and villas enjoy the advantage of a private entrance complete with a magnificent view of the Swartberg Mountains and Olifants River valley from their veranda, as well as air-conditioning, satellite TV, free Wi-Fi, mini-bar and abundant comforts.

Restaurant & Deli

Our Restaurant – Le Belle Vue

Le Belle Vue, in English translated as ‘The Beautiful View’,  is located in the 1902 Victorian Manor House with a panoramic veranda overlooking the Swartberg Mountains and Olifants River Valley.

Start your day at Le Belle Vue with a scrumptious English breakfast.  Enjoy delicious items from the in-room menu or daily lunch selection. Dinner is served either à la carte or buffet style with tasteful, farm-style cuisine, meticulously prepared by our chef and enjoyed amongst candlelight.  Join us in the winter months too, when our roaring fireplaces create a warm and cosy atmosphere.

We cater for special dietary requirements.

The La Plume Deli

The La Plume Deli offer Picnic Baskets for guests to enjoy either within our spacious gardens or perhaps for a day of exploring our beautiful Klein Karoo. Choose from a selection of platters, local delicacies and much more…

La Plume Spa – Le Bonheur

Le Bonheur, when translated means to experience a state of perfect happiness and well-being, indeed this is our wish for everyone, who visits La Plume Spa.

Located in a secluded free-standing building, experience the Le Bonheur Spa’s rejuvenating five-star service offering only the very best in terms of treatments & therapies complemented by internationally renowned products Clarins & TheraVine.

Our tranquil surroundings will guide you to a relaxed state feeling completely renewed, pampered and spoiled.

Activities & Attractions

Farm Tour

Join Bartel, the owner, for an informative, pre-arranged tour of this sustainable working ostrich, alfalfa and cattle farm.  Learn first hand about the day to day activities on an ostrich farm as well as the trials and tribulations of farming with them.

Mountain Biking

Enjoy or challenge yourself with one of the multiple mountain bike trails on the La Plume Farm. Kids trail available.

Picnic

Order a Picnic Basket from the Deli to enjoy at one of the seating spots in the garden or on a picnic blanket.

Bird Watching & Hiking

Pack your binoculars and activewear to enjoy a scenic walk or run on the farm.

Salt Water Swimming Pool

Enjoy a refreshing cocktail on a lounger under an umbrella at the private swimming pool terrace.

Stargazing

Visit La Plume for an amazing stargazing experience in the Klein Karoo.

Available Out & About 

There are countless activities in and around Oudtshoorn which can be booked with the help of our Concierge: Cango Caves, Ostrich Show Farms, Cango Wildlife Range, Meerkat Tours, Swartberg Pass, Golfing, Zipline, Rust & Vrede Waterfall, Skydiving. Please follow the link below for more information.

Weddings, Functions & Events

 

Leave the planning of your wedding, special event or function in the dedicated and experienced hands of La Plume’s professional banqueting team offering the all in one package from accommodation arrangements, event planning with multiple hosting options available, flowers & decor arrangements, food & licenced bar services, childcare and much more.

 

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Specials, News & Events

Limited La Plume Five-Star Self-Catering Offer – From R390 pps

Escape to the country with La Plume's limited affordable luxury five-star self-catering offer from R390 per person per night sharing, extended until the end of August 2021.

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Kids under 12 stay free this winter holiday special

Book an escape with the family this winter holiday at La Plume where you will experience tranquillity, fresh air, mouth-watering food and luxurious accommodation, all in an idyllic, tranquil and safe environment, with breathtaking scenery and views over the beautiful Swartberg Mountains. T&C's Apply.

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La Plume is open and has COVID-19 #StaySafe #EatSafe protocols in place to ensure the safety of our guests and staff.

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, we will do our utmost to make you feel relaxed, comfortable, stress-free and safe on your visit to La Plume. We have COVID-19 #StaySafe #EatSafe procedures in place to ensure the safety of our guests and staff. Being located on a farm, we have ample space and all our accommodation has private entrances, meaning that any contamination risk is truly very minimal. After all, what could be better for anyone’s health…or sanity than fresh farm air!!!

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Location

La Plume is perfectly situated to explore the ostrich capital of the world, Oudtshoorn, and its surroundings. “Our philosophy is exclusivity and exceptional comfort with warm, personal attention in an environment conducive to the art of gracious living. La Plume welcomes you.”

Volmoed Road (off the R62), Oudtshoorn

Tel: +27 (0) 44 272 7516
Email: stay@laplume.co.za

Location

La Plume is perfectly situated to explore the ostrich capital of the world, Oudtshoorn, and its surroundings. “Our philosophy is exclusivity and exceptional comfort with warm, personal attention in an environment conducive to the art of gracious living. La Plume welcomes you.”

Volmoed Road (off the R62), Oudtshoorn

Tel: +27 (0) 44 272 7516
Email: stay@laplume.co.za