Swellendam at a glance
Swellendam is two hours drive east of Cape Town on the N2 national highway. It is situated at the start of the Garden Route and offers lovely views over the Langeberg Mountains.
Property investors are attracted to Swellendam by the scenic beauty and serenity of the area. The complete absence of factories means that the air is fresh and clean.
The town of Swellendam has many beautiful Cape Dutch buildings, a fascinating museum and various restaurants. Agriculture, tourism and the natural surroundings are the main attractions that draw property investors to Swellendam.
Swellendam has a good infrastructure that includes well equipped convenience stores and supermarkets. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy the Swellendam hiking trail over five or seven days. There are also other walking trails and horse trails.
Other sports are also catered for and these include flying, gliding, tennis, squash and rugby.
Many types of farming are undertaken in the area. Among these are fruit, citrus, grapes, ostrich, sheep and vegetable farming.