De Oude Kraal Country Estate and Spa is situated on a 6th generation merino sheep farm in the Free State allowing you to experience the best of country lifestyle near Bloemfontein. De Oude Kraal Country Estate and Spa is the perfect destination for a romantic getaway or a well deserved break to relax and recharge. Bloemfontein accommodation with a difference.
Meander through the forest like garden to one of the eleven private garden suites. The eleven Garden rooms each has it’s own unique individual interiors, hearty fire places and elaborate en-suite bathrooms with outside shower rooms to create an unbelievable country style experience.
To ensure you get the most of your getaway at De Oude Kraal Country Estate book a day at the spa for complete relaxation. All packages include a light lunch, your choice of drinks and the use of all spa facilities.
Enjoy a sundowner drive through the farm. Make sure to be on the lookout for some game.
End off the perfect day with a five-course meal at De Oude Kraal restaurant in the original farmhouse. As you walk through the old house you get to admire Gerhard and Marie’s stunning art collection, collected over the years. The five-course menu has become our principal meal, where the daily menu variations include a diversity of the season’s best foods. Marie and her team’s philosophy is that food must be prepared and presented with love.
Waking up for your second day at De Oude Kraal Country Estate and Spa take some time to appreciate the country life and scenery. Try out some of the hiking trails on the farm before you head over to breakfast. We have a lot of different activities on the farm, but some can just not be missed. Our clay pigeon shooting is one of our most popular activities on the farm, and promises to be a lot of fun. Check out all the different activities here.
De Oude Kraal’s new Feast restaurant is situated at our function and wedding venue. It operates Wednesday to Sunday from 10:00 – 16:00. Feast serves an Al-la-carte menu from Wednesday to Saturday. Sundays we serve De Oude Kraal’s famous Buffet Lunches. Make sure to try the gourmet lamb patties burgers done with parmesan, coriander and stuffed with mozzarella served with her very own tomato jam or any of the wood-fired pizza’s.
Pop in at the De Skaap Kraal Shop. The shop is inspired by a love for all things native to the Free State. Make sure to get a memento of your trip.