Merlin's Cottage: natural peace

Award-winning self-catering farm accommodation with the emphasis on peace and tranquillity

Merlin's Cottage sleeps up to five guests with long, relaxing views over farmland and forest 

We have one guest cottage only so if you like to get away from the crowd be assured, you’ll be our ONLY guests for the duration of your stay

Your home from home just a few km from Plettenberg Bay

A warm welcome awaits




Surrounded by nature. Merlin's Cottage, our award-winning self-catering accommodation, sleeps up to five guests with long, relaxing views over farmland and forest. A warm welcome awaits you and a basket of fresh farm eggs and herbs from our organic garden prepared specially for you

Merlin’s Cottage has two bedrooms, a spacious living/dining area, well-equipped kitchen and bathroom with fully-enclosed shower, WC and hand basin. The main bedroom has a queen bed and the second bedroom a double and a 3/4 (large single) bed. Linen and towels included. You’ll find quality touches such as down duvets, feather pillows, memory foam mattresses, real coffee, and for winter, fur-style throws and a cosy fireplace with unlimited firewood. Outside there’s a sun deck and boma with fire pit/BBQ. No TV instead tune into nature, and for the socially-minded there’s free WiFi to keep in touch. Our family of 11 free-roaming horses are friendly and inquisitive and visit Merlin's Cottage often

Explore nearby Knysna and Plettenberg Bay and the many wineries, animal sanctuaries, nature reserves, blue flag beaches, hiking and biking trails and adrenalin sports on our doorstep. Whatever you want to do, our relaxed accommodation offers a peaceful get away, your home from home for exploring the natural beauty and attractions of the Garden Route

From R750 per night for 2 guests, self-catering. Additional charges for 3rd, 4th and 5th guests. We welcome children. And if you become so relaxed you don’t feel like cooking; we can prepare a delicious breakfast or evening meal too

We embrace eco-sustainability; our solar power system is off-grid and our water supply is 100% rainwater collected from our roofs