Schoemanshoek – a Wedding wonderland

Thank you for the great review, Stefan. Are you planning your wedding? Wondering where to stay, what to do, and how to give your guests a wonderful festive experience. Schoemanshoek may just be the picturesque country setting that could tick all your boxes. Beautiful venues. Great accommodation. Wonderful activities. Inquire with us to find out…

The things that matter most

What has ultimate value and worth in your life? What really matters to you? If you had a week left to live, what would you do? Perhaps time becomes your greatest commodity. Perhaps relationships becomes your greatest currency. And perhaps memories becomes your greatest legacy. Whatever you value, may you find time to affirm those…

A journey to the soul

They say the road through the Klein Karoo is a long and winding road through the soul… In our case, that road is the R62, winding gently through the beautiful towns of Worcester, Robertson, Ashton, Montagu, Barrydale, Ladismith, Calitzdorp, and eventually Oudshoorn. We call it Route 62 and one of our favorite ways to connect…

How was your walk to breakfast this morning?

During times of pandemic, regular exercise like a daily walk, and a healthy balanced diet is essential for physical and mental health. This pathway marks the end of the short walk to breakfast for our residents staying in our cottages. This short walk and a healthy breakfast is a great example of something simple that…

When last did you wake up to this?

Berluda lies in the Schoemanshoek Valley, which forms part of a larger community that includes hundreds of disadvantaged households. Apart from alcohol abuse, there is also a high rate of unemployment, as well as abuse in many other forms, that children in this community often have to endure. It is in the light of this…

Raising hope by giving back

Berluda lies in the Schoemanshoek Valley, which forms part of a larger community that includes hundreds of disadvantaged households. Apart from alcohol abuse, there is also a high rate of unemployment, as well as abuse in many other forms, that children in this community often have to endure. It is in the light of this…

The sun will rise in the morning

There has never been a time quite like this before. A time of uncertainty, loss, and pain. “Never in my lifetime have so many people simultaneously been so hungry for encouragement and love. Simple acts of kindness and thoughtfulness are likely to echo in many hearts for years to come.” – Pete Greig. So whether…

In harmony with man and nature

At Berluda, we do our utmost to manage the human use in the biosphere in order that it may yield maximum sustained benefit to present generations, whilst maintaining its ability to meet the needs and aspirations of future generations. OUR 3 PRINCIPAL AIMS OF CONSERVATION 1. The preservation of essential ecological processes and life-support systems,…

Breathe

Yes. Breathe. Sometimes, a simple thing such as a breath, can be incredibly valuable, as we’ve learned to experience recently with the second wave of COVID-19. So this post simply wants to reach out. To say we feel with those who mourn loss. We hope with those who are currently infected. We celebrate with those…