Spacious, sunny and cozy en-suite main bedroomOur light and sun filled house is surrounded by fields of sugar cane and an avocado orchard
Avocado and Sugarcane Farmstay

Entire home/flat

8 guests

4 bedrooms

8 beds
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Ages 2 - 12
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8 guests maximum. Infants don’t count toward the number of guests.
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Countryside Family-friendly holidays, rural retreat.
Stay on a working Avocado and Sugar cane farm.
Great for a family weekend, a breakaway with friends or a romantic getaway, also ideal corporate accommodation when working in the area or a place to bring a small intimate group for creative brainstorming or retreat.

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The space
Bathrooms: 3
Bedrooms: 4
Beds: 8
Check In: Flexible
Check Out: 10AM
Room type: Entire home/flat
Self check-in: Doorman


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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds
Bedroom 4
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

Please drive slowly, we have workers, kids and farm equipment moving around on the roads.
The main industry in Melmoth is sugar cane farming. The harvesting season typically runs from May to November each year. Please be aware that heavy machinery including harvesters and tractors may be active around the farm at any time.
Smoking: no smoking indoors
We do not allow smoking in the house! - only alloud outside on the patio and please use ashtray.
NO SMOKING ON THE FARM -forest and grassland fire hazards.
Well behaved pets are welcome! We love dogs, please keep them leashed while on the farm, clean up after them and please keep them off furniture and linens please.
We welcome guests to walk around and enjoy the land, please leave the harvesting to us.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

1 night minimum stay

6 Reviews

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Jens User Profile
August 2017
The Avocado is a very nice and spacious acommodation with a spectacular view over sugarcane fields an Avocado trees. Riana and her husband Henk are perfect hosts! We really enjoyed our stay. Riana invited us for a braai together with friends of her. It was very funny. We loved it! There is a new unit in the house. Very nice and cosy. The view from the bed is marvellous. Little problem: Melmoth has no restaurants. Shops closing at 18.00. But don't mind. You will get lots of the best avocados of South Africa from Riana! (And fresh lemonade, bread and coffee) Perfect service!

Martin User Profile
April 2017
Riana was an incredible host and the cottage had everything we needed, was very pretty and had great views. Its a great base to explore the area with beach, safari park and historical sites within driving distance. It's also lovely and quiet and secluded at night. Riana and her husband are exceptional hosts (they invited us to their home for dinner and showed us around the farm), especially considering we booked easter weekend at 12 hours notice. I would recommend Riana and her property to anyone.
Riana User Profile
Response from Riana:
Lovely meeting you! We appreciate your kind words and we are happy you found our home comfortable and suitable for all your needs, and that your children enjoyed the farm and the garden. Hope you come back to visit us and to explore more of what South Africa has to offer. Best wishes to you and your lovely family.
April 2017

Laura User Profile
February 2017
I visited Riana's place with my parents and 11 month old baby. All three generations loved our stay on the sugar cane farm! It's the perfect place to relax - quiet location with beautiful views and a fabulous stoep area for morning coffee, afternoon gin and tonics and evening braais. Riana had left us milk and homemade bread for when we arrived. The house was impeccably clean and she'd even made up a cot for my baby as well as providing black out curtains for his room, a highchair and some toys. We were made to feel really welcome and only sorry that we didn't stay longer.
Riana User Profile
Response from Riana:
Dear Laura and family Many thanks for taking the time to write this nice review and thanks to you for being such wonderful guests! We are happy you enjoyed your stay on the farm - glad we could help with the baby cot and highchair.... and we would love to have all of you back one day! Travel safely & Kind Regards Riana
February 2017

Floris User Profile
September 2016
Riana was so wonderful. She called us when we were planning to arrive. She showed us the house, which is so beautiful and nice, got us some chocolates and basic things. We were invited for a real african braai. This was quite something. Together with some of their friends we had such a nice evening. We (6 persons) felt so welcome! The food was delicious and the beds are also very nice. The next morning Riana showed us the avocado farm. They were already done with packing, but she arranged we could have a look at their neighbor! Wow, what a lovely stay. I would everybody recommend to stay here. Thanks Riana, for all you good service and kindness!
Riana User Profile
Response from Riana:
Ahh they wonderfull, fun people!! We met as strangers and left as friends... Highly recommed them. Thank you for the nice words, hope to see you again one day
September 2016

Jerome User Profile
July 2017
Nous avons eu un séjour fantastique à Melmoth. La maison était très agréable, et Riana et Henk ont été formidables avec nous. Les enfants se sont beaucoup plus, et nous avons pu visiter la ferme d'avocats, ainsi que le parc éducatif de Shakaland sur la culture Zoulou. La maison est vraiment très agréable pour passer des moments en famille et pour se reposer. Diana et Henk habitent à proximité et sont vraiment disponibles pour aider à organiser le séjour. C'était un vrai plaisir de séjourner à Melmoth, et une de nos meilleures expériences Airbnb ! Nous recommandons vivement cette adresse.
Riana User Profile
Response from Riana:
Dear Jerome ,Linda and your 2 little angels It was an absolute pleasure to meet you and to host you, we hope that you will return one day. Enjoy the Cape and rest of your time in South Africa! Warm wishes Henk and Riana
July 2017

Sven User Profile
December 2016
Super freundlich und nett. Haben gleich für uns einen Trip in die Umgebung organisiert und abends gegrillt. Vielen Dank! War ein toller Abend! Immer wieder!
Riana User Profile
Response from Riana:
Thank you so much for your kind words regarding your recent stay with us, it was a pleasure to have you as our guests. Looking forward to welcome you again, next time you visit SA
December 2016

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