Kakamas, Lower Orange - Accommodation
ESTABLISHMENT OVERVIEW:Palmhof Chalets, one of the best accommodations in the Northern Cape, is found in this small little town called Kakamas. It is situated in the fertile Orange River valley that is graced with cotton and lusern fields.
Rich in culture and architecture there is never a shortage of things to do in Kakamas. Guests can explore the Hydro - electro power station, the German war caves and the Hot Springs. Activities in Kakamas also include : Augrabies Falls National Park, Crystal Springs Minerals , visiting private wine cellars, the Pienk Padstal and bathing in the Riemvasmaak hot springs.
This beautiful establishment offers 21 self-catering units with modern kitchens, braai facilities, DSTV and air-conditioning.
The 4 B&B units offer basic amenities such as a microwave, and tea and coffee making facilities.
Right across the road the newly opened restaurant offers scrumptious meals and is perfect for guests not wanting the hustle of cooking every day.
This is the perfect destination for corporate and leisure travelers alike. Employers can purchase meal vouchers for their employees in advance offering simple and effective travel solutions.
Palmhof Chalets offers some of the best value for money accommodation in Kakamas.
Facilities & Amenities includes:
Facilities available at Palmhof Chalets, Kakamas, Lower Orange
- Animal Friendly
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking
- Secure Parking
- Air Conditioning
Accreditations & Gradings:
Accreditations for Palmhof Chalets, Kakamas, Lower Orange
- AAQA Recommended
Things to do near Kakamas, Lower Orange
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Directions to Palmhof Chalets
Map of Palmhof Chalets in Kakamas, Lower Orange+ OPEN FULL MAP
GPS Co-Ordinates: 20° 37' 2.5" E / 28° 46' 2.7" S
By Car / Driving
Driving to Palmhof Chalets in Kakamas, Lower Orange
|Departing: Upington Airport|
|Address: Unnamed Road, Upington, 8801, South Africa|
|Distance: 87.1 km / Duration: 1 hour 2 mins|
|1.||Head southwest||0.8 km|
|2.||Turn left||0.9 km|
|3.||Continue onto N10||3.3 km|
|4.||At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Dr Nelson Mandela Dr/N10
Continue to follow N10
|5.||Continue onto Le Roux St/N14
Continue to follow N14
|6.||Turn right onto Main Rd/N14
Continue to follow N14
Destination will be on the right
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