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Surval Boutique Olive Estate

South Africa, Oudtshoorn

  • A small boutique hotel located in the lush surroundings of a working farm
  • Each of the rooms is individually decorated and named to offer you a unique experience
  • Located close to the historic town of Oudtshoorn, as well as some of the area’s top natural sights
  • Guests wanting to relax can enjoy a traditional Lapa barbeque as well as a tranquil swimming pool area


Perfect for couples, families and small groups the Surval Boutique Olive Estate offers opportunities to relax and unwind or explore the many natural attractions in the local area. Spend your day olive or wine tasting in the hotel’s restaurant before renting a kayak or rowboat and gliding along the dam. Alternatively, rent mountain bikes or hike along the trails into the surrounding mountains and farmlands.

Each of the rooms is tastefully decorated with unique features. Warm wooden touches add a cosy feel to the rooms, while modern décor and bright interiors make them luxurious.


Bars & Restaurants

Su Casa

Inspired by the local produce of the Klein Karoo region of South Africa, taking influence from international far, Su Casa offers and elegant dining experience for its guests. You'll also find a fully-stocked wine cellar where you can choose from some of South Africa's best labels.

Beach & Pools

Swimming Pool

The bright swimming pool area offers guests a tranquil setting from which to enjoy the warm African sun and views of the valley and surrounding mountains. 

Spa and Wellness



The children’s playground is set within the lush estate and is home to swings, a slide and a jungle gym. 



Activities & Entertainment

Olive Tasting

Wander through the orchards of the Surval Boutique Olive Estate and learn about the harvesting and growing process before trying these delicious fruits paired with local wines. 

Dam Boats

The Willow Dam is located on the estate and has crystal clear waters which are perfect for renting kayaks and row boats. 

Walking Trails

Adventurers will enjoy exploring the trails around the estate with something for experienced hikers as well as families with children. 

Mountain Biking

Mountain bikes can be rented from Surval Boutique and used to explore the trails around the estate and into the surrounding countryside.

About the location
The principal town of the farming region of Little Karoo, Oudtshoorn is located in a large valley surrounded by luscious mountains. Colonial architecture and fertile fields offer a rich culture as well as beautiful countryside to explore. Just 25km from Surval Boutique Olive Estate are the Cango Caves, which are vast caverns filled with fascinating stalagmites and stalactites. Also close by is the spectacular Rust en Vrede Waterfall where nature lovers will find many unique species of flora and fauna. 

The town of Oudtshoorn itself is home to some excellent restaurants and vineyards, as well as art galleries where you can learn about the local culture and heritage of the area. 
Transfer time
Plettenberg Bay Airport is two and a half hours’ drive from Surval Boutique Olive Estate. 
Ground Level Family Room

Located on the ground floor and leading out to a bright terrace the two room suites are perfect for families. Wooden finishes and an African safari feel are complemented by modern touches and amenities. 


Upper Level Family Room

Choose from twin or double beds in each of the two bedrooms which are connected by a spiral staircase. Surval Boutique’s wooden African finishes make the rooms comfortable and unique. 


Family Room for Five

A spacious family unit offers two bedrooms with a king size bed on the lower floor and three single beds in the loft. Connected by a spiral staircase and offering a private balcony this is the perfect choice for families. 


Luxury Room

Spacious and luxuriously decorated with warm wooden finishes and large, bright interiors, the hotel’s luxury rooms are perfect for those wanting to enjoy a relaxing stay. 


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sunshine_lux, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Tripadvisor review Feb 12 2019
we enjoyed our stay in this beautiful hotel with a very kind team. It is such a wonderful place. The food was excellent. Near by we visited an ostrich farm and the cango wildlife ranch. Both were...
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Stupendous views, poor service
Rsars, Vught, The Netherlands
Tripadvisor review Feb 02 2019
This hotel has absolutely beautiful views from everywhere. However, if you take the rooms on the ground floor (we were in Hogiblanca), the decor is truly depressing and there is NO daylight in the...
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