Akasha Mountain Retreat
Akasha Mountain Retreat offers picturesque Cape-Maroc style accommodation in a serene, private setting with spectacular panoramic views over the Langeberg & secluded Duiwenhoks Dam. Day trips within a 70km radius are tailored to clients’ fields of interest and interweave local history, myths & legends with the best that Hessequa has to offer.
The main house & suite are 20m apart, solar-powered & rented together as a single unit.
-Kitchen – fully equipped, with fridge/freezer, gas hob/oven and woodburning stove & local mountain spring water, on tap
-Lounge/dining with firepot, books, games & Bluetooth/analog speaker for your iPod/phone
-Master bedroom (Casablanca) – extra length king size bed, en-suite bath/shower/loo
-2nd Bedroom (Marrakesh) – extra length queen size bed, window seat can sleep a child
-3rd Bedroom (Fes) – two Moroccan wrought iron single beds
-Passage bathroom – large shower/basin/loo
-Covered porch with hammock
-Large shaded courtyard
-Bed/sit (Tangiers) – extra length king size bed
-Queen Anne fireplace
-Gas plate for tea/coffee
-Window seat can sleep a child
-Shaded porch with seating & hammock
-Walks & hikes through fynbos or forest kloof – see map
-Mountain biking (two 24” kids’ cycles provided)
-Horse riding (experienced equestrians only)
-Kids: Trampoline / treasure hunt / small dam fishing
-Yoga / Tai Chi / meditation
-Tours up to 70km radius*
In the dam reserve, (guided only*), subject to contribution for invasive plant clearing.
-Kayaking (a stable ‘triyak’ seating 2 adults + one kid, plus a K1 Canoe provided)
-Fishing – from shore, kayak or boat (bass & bluegill)
-Boat cruises up to 5km distance
Courtyard / indoors:
-Listen to live instrumental guitar – performance or background
-Join in a ‘jam session’ (djembes / marimbas / guitar / keyboard / flute / variety of percussion instruments provided)
-Pool (¼ size billiard table), darts, table tennis, board games & puzzles
-Baking (gas or wood-fired oven)
*Please note that housekeeping is at an extra charge.
*Tours are tailored to interests e.g. scenic, botanical, birding, game viewing, cultural/historical; fine arts; antiques; farmyard excursions; traditional local cuisine up to 70km radius encompassing Riversdale, Gysmanshoek, Warmwaterberg, Barrydale, Suurbraak, Swellendam, Bontebok National Park, Malgas, Witsand (Breede River mouth), De Hoop Nature Reserve, Vermaaklikheid & Puntjie.
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