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La Plume is a Boutique Guest House with Spa on a working ostrich, alfalfa, and cattle farm offering spectacular views of the Swartberg Mountains and the Olifants River Valley. A warm welcome awaits you at this charming 1902 Victorian homestead with its tranquil surroundings where old-world charm is combined with modern comforts to ensure extraordinary service and personal attention.

La Plume offers stylish luxury with a diverse range of accommodation from a Cottage, Private Farm Villa, Luxury Rooms to Luxury Junior Suite, Honeymoon and Superior Suites. With private entrances, sunny verandas and elegant, comfortable antiques, each of the 20 individually furnished air-conditioned units offer satellite television, free WiFi, minibar and abundant comforts.

The restaurant serves a full English Breakfast Buffet, lunch menu, picnic baskets, cheese platters and for dinner enjoy a Four Course Buffet with exceptional local wine in the candlelit dining room of the 1902 Victorian homestead.

Join the owner for an informative tour of this working ostrich, alfalfa and cattle farm. Learn about the day to day activities in the life of a full-time farmer and one of the few experts on the ostrich industry.

“Our philosophy is exclusivity and exceptional comfort with warm, personal attention in an environment conducive to the art of gracious living. La Plume welcomes you.”

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Cooking Facilities
  • Dressing Gowns
  • Electrical Outlets


The crown jewels of La Plume are the five Superior Suites. Their private entrances open onto sunny verandas overlooking the expansive gardens ebbing away until your gaze meets the Swartberg Mountains in the distance. Indulge in the luxury of these Suites, adorned with rich fabrics, ostrich leather and carefully selected antiques where modern amenities and abundant comforts like cut crystal glasses were used to enhance your stay. The spacious open plan lounges boast comfortable arm chairs fr ...


Whether it is the warm colours, the white lace, the King size bed or the richness of the Persian rugs, La Plume's two Honeymoon Suites embody a feeling of romance and cosiness. Fluff up the pillows in crisp percale linen and stare out the bay windows at the magnificent Swartberg Mountains in the distance… or into each other’s eyes! The ambience of the suite is carried through to the spacious bathroom with its Victorian tub and taps, separate shower and fluffy white towels and bathrobes. ...


With their private entrances and sunny verandas, the luxury rooms sparkle like gems scattered across the lush garden. Each individually furnished room is decorated with the richest fabrics to enhance the various woods used in the antiques. Crisp white linen on thick, comfortable mattresses make for a relaxing night’s sleep. The birds in the garden will be the first thing you hear in the morning before stepping out of bed onto personalized Persian rugs: rejuvenated and ready for the sights ...


The Luxury Junior Suite is ideal for three adults travelling together or family with an older child favouring to sleep in a separate room. The suite consists of a queen master bedroom with full en-suite bathroom and lounge with single bed for third person. Crisp white linen on thick, comfortable mattresses make for a relaxing night’s sleep. The birds in the garden will be the first thing you hear in the morning before stepping out of bed onto personalized Persian rugs: rejuvenated and ready ...


The Plume Cottage consist of two interconnecting suites each with its own bedroom, full bathroom and lounge sharing a kitchenette. The Cottage is the ideal accommodation solution for your family or friends travelling together. Whether you choose the comfort of the veranda for a game of cards or just relaxing on the loungers underneath the big old date palm, you will have a bird’s eye view of your children playing on the vast rolling lawns. The peace and tranquility extends to the interior w ...


Experience life on an African Ostrich Farm like never before. This typical South African farm house is off the main property nestled among alfalfa fields overlooking ostrich enclosures and a mere 100 meters from the main homestead. The villa has 2 bedrooms each with its own full en-suite bathroom with all bathroom amenities, fluffy white towels and robes, a large open plan living- and dining room and a fully equipped kitchen with coffee and tea facilities. Enjoy satellite television in th ...


La Plume Restaurant

The English Breakfast buffet is the perfect start to a busy day with fresh fruit platters, a bread and cereal selection, cold meats and cheeses, as well as hot breakfast with special requests made to order.

We offer a daily lunch menu or picnic baskets for our guests exploring the wonders of Klein Karoo.

For dinner enjoy exceptional local wine and traditional home-cooked cuisine meticulously prepared by our chef and served in the spacious, candlelit dining room of the 1902 Victorian homestead.
Please inform us of special dietary requirements in advance.