Blanco Guest Farm
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Location

  • Bedford Adelaid Road, Tarkastad, 5370

  • Longitude: 26.3044988
  • Latitude: -32.081204
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Accommodation Offered

  • Farm Getaway

Languages

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Payment Options

  • Bank Deposit (EFT)
  • Visa

Business Hours

  • Reception - 8:00 - 18:00

    Main Building: 7:00 - 00:00

About Blanco Guest Farm

A family getaway in the Eastern Cape, Blanco has been running for close on 100 years and still by the same family. Tucked away at the foot of the Winterberg mountains, it’s one of the Eastern Cape’s best-kept secrets.

Blanco is warm and friendly and its unique formula makes it the ideal family getaway for those who want to enjoy a farm holiday with a wide range of outdoor and nature pursuits.

Our cottages are rustic yet comfortable and we offer quaint Accommodation in the Eastern Cape. At Blanco you will experience life again as you enjoy the peace of unhurried days and nights.

It’s an old fashioned family holiday the way it should be, offering unpretentious country-style comfort and hospitality in the Eastern Cape interior.

Blanco Guest Farm is a registered Nature Reserve nestled at the base of the Winterberg Mountains. It is a place that’s always ready to remind you what holidays are all about. Allow our Blanco Team to welcome you and experience for yourselves, the reality of country-style hospitality.

It’s equally perfect for those who simply want to relax, unwind and enjoy the peace and tranquility of life away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

It is the special character of Blanco that continues to draw guests back. Many return year after year to recapture memories, renew friendships and to meet new folk.

Surrounded by the vast natural beauty of the Winterberg Mountain range, you’ll enjoy a stay that offers relaxation, hearty meals and great companionship.

Facilities include tennis courts, squash court, 9 hole chip and putt golf course, bowling green, sauna, trampoline, pool table, kiddies and teenagers games rooms, horse riding, game park, hiking trails, birdwatching, 4 X 4 trail, plenty of space to run, walk and mountain bike, kids playgrounds Blanco caters for children of all ages – there are tractor-cart rides to be had, farm animals and nannies to help out.

Room / Unit Features

  • Electric Blanket(s)
  • En Suite Bathroom
  • Fireplace
  • No Smoking In Rooms
  • Tea And Coffee

On Site Features

  • Braai / Barbeque Area
  • Breakfast : Continental
  • Breakfast : Full English
  • Dinner
  • Child Friendly (all Ages)
  • Childcare / Babysitting Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Garden
  • Guest Lounge
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Ice In Summer
  • Laundry Service Available
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Pet Friendly (by Arrangement)
  • Reception (business Hours Only)
  • Sauna
  • Smoking (in Demarcated Areas Only)
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wheelchair Access

Map and Directions to Blanco Guest Farm

From Port Elizabeth:

From Port Elizabeth, travel North on the N2 and then take the R32 to Cookhouse. At Cookhouse continue through to Craddock. Approximately 1 km before Craddock, take the Queenstown/Tarkastad turnoff. At Tarkastad, take the Adelaide/Bedford Road. Blanco is 14 kilometres from Tarka. After having travelled approximately 10km on the Adelaide/Bedford road, you will come to a gate. Go through the gate. If need be open gate using the button. Turn immediately right, follow the dirt road for approximately 3 km keeping left and you will reach the Guest Farm.

 

From East London:

From East London, travel North on the N6 to Queenstown. At Queenstown, take the R61 to Tarkastad. At Tarkastad, take the Adelaide/Bedford Road and follow the Blanco signs. Blanco is 14 km from Tarka. After having travelled approximately 10km on the Adelaide/Bedford road, you will come to a gate. Go through the gate. If need be open gate using the button. Turn immediately right, follow the dirt road for approximately 3 km keeping left and you will reach the Guest Farm.

 

From Cape Town:

From Cape Town, travel on the N1 to Beaufort West. At Beaufort West continue along the R61 to Aberdeen. At Aberdeen, take the R57 to Graaff-Reinet. At Graaff-Reinet, continue along the R57 for 49 Km and then turn right onto the R61towards Craddock. At craddock, take the R61 to Tarkastad. At Tarkastad, take the Adelaide/Bedford Road and follow the Blanco signs. Blanco is 14 kilometres from Tarka. After having travelled approximately 10km on the Adelaide/Bedford road, you will come to a gate. Go through the gate. If need be open gate using the button. Turn immediately right, follow the dirt road for approximately 3 km keeping left and you will reach the Guest Farm.

 

From Johannesburg:

From Johannesburg, take the N1 to Bloemfontein. At Bloemfontein, take N6 to Aliwal North and then through to Queenstown. At Queenstown, take the R61 to Tarkastad. At Tarkastad, take the Adelaide/Bedford Road and follow the Blanco signs. Blanco is 14 kilometres from Tarka. After having travelled approximately 10km on the Adelaide/Bedford road, you will come to a gate. Go through the gate. If need be open gate using the button. Turn immediately right, follow the dirt road for approximately 3 km keeping left and you will reach the Guest Farm.

 

Fly in:

Blanco has a gravel airstrip which is 900 metres long by 30 metres wide.

Co-ordinates E longitude 26 degrees – 18 min S Latitude 32 Degrees 05 min

Elevation 4200 Ft

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