La Plume is a Boutique Guest House on a working ostrich, alfalfa and cattle farm with 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 Karin, the owner, has combined old-world charm with modern comforts to ensure extraordinary service and personal attention.

Our attention to detail, colour and texture is a contribution to the art of gracious living.

Our Rooms:

Superior Suites

The crown jewels of La Plume are the five Superior Suites along the west side of the main homestead: the Silver Floss, Stumps, Sides, Albino and Blondine. The private entrances open onto sunny verandas overlooking the expansive gardens.

Honeymoon Suites

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.

Luxury Rooms

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.

Luxury Junior Suite

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.

Plume Cottage

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.

Private Farm Villa

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.

Our Facilities:


Our 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.

Farm Tours

Join Bartel for early morning coffee in the gazebo before an informative, pre-arranged tour of this sustainable working ostrich, alfalfa and cattle farm.

Learn about the day to day activities in the life of a full time farmer, as well as the giant birds and the trials and tribulations of farming with them from one of the few experts on the ostrich industry.

La Plume Spa

The La Plume Spa is extremely proud to offer only the very best in terms of Treatments, Products, Luxury, Relaxation and Comfort.  As an extension of La Plume Boutique Guest House the same level of attention to detail can be found in the Spa. 

We believe that the small touches and unexpected extras enable us to exceed our guests` expectations and make them feel completely renewed, pampered and spoilt.

Our Rates

From R1020 per person per night sharing.

Get in Touch

Contact Details
Telephone: +27 44 272 7516
Cell: +27 82 820 4373
Email: stay@laplume.co.za
Website: www.laplume.co.za

Check In / Check Out

Check In: From 14:00
Check Out: At 10:00


Decimal Degrees (WGS84)
Latitude: -33.655619
Longitude: 22.083315

Degrees, Minutes & Seconds
Latitude: S33 39 20
Longitude: E22 04 59

Latitude: S 33 39.337
Longitude: E 22 04.999