There are few places in SA where one can fully learn and appreciate the beauty and intricacy of San culture, !Khwa ttu is one such place…
If you’ve ever wanted to learn about one of the last hunter-gatherer societies left on earth, their ancient way of life, languages and culture, then a visit to Khwa ttu San Culture & Education Centre is a must.
!Khwa ttu is a San culture and education centre based on an 850 hectare Nature Reserve, around 70 kms north of Cape Town in the Western Cape. The centre serves as a thriving tourism destination in South Africa, showcasing a restaurant, mountain bike trails, a shop selling one-of-a-kind hand-crafted items and unique accommodation.
The accommodation at !Khwa ttu ranges from simple and elegant farm cottages, to furnished tents with open air showers and a communal boma. Take a look at some of their options below:
Guest Houses at !Khwa ttu
Why you should stay here: Located on an original farm cottage, guest houses at !Khwa ttu are open plan units with front-row seats to incredible Atlantic sea views. Each of the two units sleeps two people and are individually decorated, and equipped all the comforts of home.
How much does it cost: The guest houses are priced at R1000 per night, per person sharing.
Why you should stay here: The Bush Camp caters to 10 people at a time, with five large tents that sleeps two people each. Inside each tent you can find a lounge area, complete with comfortable chairs and a coffee table. There are also communal facilities, which include outdoor bathrooms with showers and toilets, as well as a central kitchen and boma with a firepit.
How much does it cost: A bush camp tent is priced at R350 per night, per person sharing.
Why you should stay here: For those who want to visit as a group, !Khwa ttu also offers a Bush House in the form of a well-equipped cottage with an indoor wood burner, covered veranda, and outside braai. The cottage sleeps four people and has two en-suite bedrooms with a shared open-plan lounge and kitchen.
How much does it cost: The Bush House will cost around R775 per night, per person sharing.
Bookings are essential and can be done here.