Nestled in a fertile valley 25 km from Gansbaai you find one of the Western Cape’s most undisturbed, and original best kept secrets – the picturesque village of Baardskeerdersbos (Baardscheerders Bosch)B’Bos as it commonly is known is surrounded by breath-taking fynbos, nature, clear skies, cattle farms and horse-steads. Truly a stronghold for traditional South African country living, where rustic charming hospitality oozes and days melt into one another.
Along with the beautiful landscapes you find bright green vineyards, olive farms, and multi-coloured flower farms – home to several pristine and rare fynbos species. Thus nature activities abound – hiking, birding, mountain biking, horse riding, and wine tasting.
Chat to the friendly locals and discover the folklores regarding the origin of the name – Baardskeerdersbosch! After roaming the countryside and visiting the expos of local artists, the evening may be spent dancing the night away with the local “boere orkes” or just relaxing while soaking up the quiet country sipping a glass of local wine.