Explore Clarens, the ‘Jewel of the Free State’ with a 2 night self-catering stay for two people at Gypsy Guest House
Clarens, Free State
At a Glance
Cherry picking in Ficksburg, driving through the majestic Golden Gate Highlands National Park, arts & crafts shopping, and more - there’s always something exciting to do in Clarens and its surrounds!
 
What this voucher will get you:
 
  • A two night midweek stay for two people in a self-catering unit (Sunday to Thursday).
About Clarens
 
The tranquil village ambience, combined with its pretty poplar and oak trees, scenic sandstone cliffs, views of the Maluti mountains, and its close proximity to the Golden Gate Highlands National Park, has made Clarens a popular getaway destination. Clarens also offers the adventure-driven traveller the choices of white-water rafting, abseiling, quad bike safaris, canoeing, and swimming in natural rock pools.
 
Clarens is found along the Free State’s Eagle Route. 
 
The Eagle Route follows the southern border with Lesotho, from Ficksburg to Harrismith, through some of the province’s most picturesque landscapes.
 
Which towns form part of the Eagle Route?
 
  • Ladybrand
  • Clocolan
  • Ficksburg
  • Fouriesburg
  • Clarens
  • Bethlehem
  • Phuthaditjhaba
  • Harrismith
  • Memel
 
Activity highlights along the Eagle Route
 
  • Cherry picking and the Cherry Festival in Ficksburg (15 - 17 November 2018).
  • Visit Highlands Essential Oils, the Angora Rabbit Farm, and the Ben Nevis Cherry Wine Farm in Clocolan.
  • If you take an interest in ancient African culture, visit the Motouleng Cave in Fouriesburg, a traditional ancestral worship site. 
  • Admire one of the Free State’s natural wonders in Ladybrand, The Stables, a huge rock shelter used by the Boers to stable horses during the 1858 Basotho War.
  • Witness the oldest dinosaur nesting site in Clarens, or spend the day in the Golden Gates Highlands National Park.
 
Merchant Details
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  • Expires: 31 January 2019.
  • Deal is valid for two people.
  • Available until time indicated or until sold out.
  • Valid Sunday to Thursdays. (Weekends sold out).
  • Blockout: 14 December 2018- 6 January 2019.
  • Rooms applicable: Topaz, Jade, Magenta
  • Child policy: Children pay 100% of adult rate. Children younger than 2 years stay free.
  • Buy up to 2 deals and extend your stay.
  • Unlimited deals as gifts, however at a limit of a maximum of 2 per gift recipient.
  • EFT payments: please note that you have 24 hours after placing your order to make payment.
  • Booking is essential and subject to availability.
  • Present printed deal to redeem.
 
The Details
Gypsy Guest House offers travellers a little piece of gypsy life in the heart of the arty and flamboyant village of Clarens. Gypsy Guest House offers comfortable home-away-from-home accommodation with rooms that are eclectically decorated in jewel colours, and furnished with handcrafted items from around the country. Rooms are also equipped with a flat screen TV for an evening watching your favourite show, if that's what you choose to do. Beds are fitted with cozy down duvets, electric blankets, handmade throws, and pretty cushions. Rooms available in this deal include Jade, Magenta and Topaz. Depending on the room, you may either get a queen, king or double bed. Bathrooms are en-suite with either a bath or shower. Bedroom doors open up onto a shady garden where hammocks, bean bags, and swings encourage relaxation and lazy afternoons breathing in fresh mountain air.
 
Gypsy Guest House is aimed for travellers from all over the globe and includes amenities like braai facilities and parking on the premises for providing a comfortable and convenient stay. There any many hiking spots nearby for a true gypsy adventure. 
From Gypsy Guest House, guests can explore the Motouleng Sacred Caves, learn about Sotho culture at the Basotho Cultural Village, play some golf at Clarens Golf Estate and visit the Clarens Village Conservancy.
 
Facilities
Braai/Barbecue
Wi-Fi
Parking on Premises
Hiking 
 
About Clarens
 
Clarens has something for everyone. It’s an arts and crafts paradise, a dream come true for outdoor enthusiasts, and a haven for nature lovers. No wonder it’s called the ‘Jewel of the Free State’. Clarens is home to the famous Clarens Brewery, the oldest dinosaur nesting site ever found, and is only 20 minutes from the Golden Gate Highlands National Park. Sport activities in Clarens include white-water rafting, abseiling, quad bike safaris, and golfing.
 
 
Explore a little further afield along the Eagle Route 
 
 
Clocolan
 
Love fishing? Go fish at the Spitskop dam and deep water quarry for rainbow trout, black bass, and carp. If you’ve never tasted cherry wine then you’re in for a treat when you visit the Ben Nevis Cherry Wine Farm. Other places worth stopping in at include Highlands Essential Oils and the Angora Rabbit Farm.
 
Ficksburg
 
You can’t visit Ficksburg without going to the Ionia Cherry Farm to taste their delicious cherry liqueur. The highlight of the year is Ficksburg’s Cherry Festival, which takes place from the 15th to the 17th of November. Other Ficksburg attractions includes The Gumtree, South Africa’s tallest sandstone building, General Fick’s monument, Green Goose Organic Farm, and Ember Down.
 
Fouriesburg
 
Visit Fouriesburg to see the Surrender Hill Battle Site where 4000 Boer soldiers surrendered during the Anglo-Boer War. There’s also a monument commemorating fallen British soldiers. Fouriesburg is also home to beautiful sandstone cliffs and caves found in the Meiringskloof Nature Reserve. 
 
Bethlehem
 
If you love big cats visit Lions Rock, a wildlife rehabilitation and breeding centre that has rescued over 60 big cats from around the world. For some history visit the monuments at Sol Plaatje Dam and the Old Nazareth Mission Church.
 
Phuthaditjhaba
 
Experience the great outdoors by walking to the top of the Tugela Falls on the Sentinel Hiking Trail or visit the Basotho Cultural Village to experience Sotho life that dates back to the 16th century. 
 
 
 
 
 
Tel: 083 324 3780
 
 
Address
101 Malherbe Street,
Clarens.
 
Author: NM
 

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