Winning service excellence awards from top international websites for consecutive years is no easy feat in the hospitality industry in South Africa, but Clarens Eddies has done just that with their awards from Trip Advisor and Booking.com, proving that this is a jewel of a team within ‘The Jewel of Africa’, as Clarens is quite rightly called.
There is magic all around you in Clarens, from art to adventure and history, a picturesque village that is over a hundred years old in an area that still holds its treasures out for the pleasure of intrepid adventurers, history buffs, art and nature lovers, there are few holiday destinations that offer such a wealth of experiences and adventures to draw visitors back time and time again.
Unbeatable hospitality at affordable prices in one of the most beautiful corners of the Free State has acted as such a magnet that Clarens has become one of the most sought after holiday destinations in South Africa, and naturally, the passion the friendly team at Clarens Eddies has for the beauty and vibrancy of life that surrounds their lives is highly infectious, especially when it is delivered with a genuine care for the comfort of their guests!
Each of the five units that sleep between one to seven people, making up an intimate total of up to seventeen people at any one time at Clarens Eddies, offers the kind of privacy you would expect of a home away from home. Garden furniture around a braai makes for great evenings outdoors around the fire, or, if its chilly outside, snuggling up to the fireplace in your self-catering unit with the DSTV remote in your hand toasting marshmallows will feel as close to heaven on earth as you can get!
Spend your days exploring the art galleries, gift shops and crafts markets or head out to the wilds to enjoy nature hikes that will take you to breathtaking vistas, follow in the footsteps of the dinosaurs or visit Bushmen paintings perfectly preserved at Schaapplaats farm and in Golden Gate, it is going to take more than one holiday in Clarens to explore everything that makes this area a bucket list must!
There are a plethora of restaurants, pubs and coffee shops dotted throughout the village and the team at Clarens Eddies will make sure you find exactly what you need to satisfy your taste buds! It should also come as no surprise that in a haven for artists such as Clarens you will find craft beer on tap at the Clarens Brewery, art is art, no matter what form it takes, and nothing can stir the soul of creativity like Clarens can.
Leave the world as you know it behind and point your GPS at Clarens without looking in the rear-view mirror, nothing is worth looking back at while you have a destination as beautiful and exciting as Clarens in your sights, and no one will make you feel more welcome and at home than the team at Clarens Eddies!