Situated in Storms River Village in the centre of the Tsitsikamma, lies Swallows Nest Country Cottages. Featuring an outdoor swimming pool, a lush garden, free WiFi and on site parking.

The spacious country-style cottages with exposed brick walls have a furnished patio, overlooking the garden and pool area. Each cottage has an open-plan living area, satellite TV, wardrobe and a desk.

A full English breakfast is served in our sunny dining room or on the surrounding patio with majestic views of the Storms River Peak. Certain cottages offer kitchen and barbecue facilities. There are also a variety of restaurants for guests to choose from a short distance from the property.

Local activities include trail walking, The Tree Top Canopy Tours and Black Water Tubing are 450 yards away. Tsitsikamma National Park, with its famous Otter trail is 6.2 miles away, the Tsitsikamma Falls Zipline is within 6.2 miles and the Bloukrans Bungee Jump is 14.9 miles away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Swallows Nest Country Cottages has been welcoming guests since 19 Dec 2012.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Breakfast info


Free private parking available on-site


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Room type
Bedroom 1:
1 single bed
1 large double bed
Bedroom 2:
3 single beds
Bedroom 1:
1 large double bed
Bedroom 2:
1 single bed
Bedroom 1:
1 large double bed
Bedroom 2:
1 single bed
Bedroom 1:
1 single bed
1 large double bed
Bedroom 2:
3 single beds
1 large double bed
2 single beds
1 large double bed
1 large double bed
Bedroom 1:
2 single beds
Bedroom 2:
2 extra-large double beds
Living room:
1 sofa bed
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Property questions and answers
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  • Hi we a group of 13 young adults we would like a one chalotte or banglow is it possible with a swimming pool
    Hi, We have cottages 2 that sleeps 5 and one sleeps 3, subject to availability They are close to each other and we do have a lovely swimming pool.
    Answered on 15 September 2021
  • what is in the menu of your breakfast?
    We have fruit salad with yoghurt. Cereals Warm eggs, bacon, baked tomato, fried mushroom rosti's, bread. Coffee or tea.
    Answered on 19 November 2022
  • Do you have taxify or uber around ??any nearest airport?
    Good morning, Thank you very much for your email received. We do have Shuttle services in Storms River and the nearest airport is in Port Elizabeth, ..
    Answered on 16 January 2020
  • Hi, I'm looking for a place for 1 person for 1 night please. Something comfy and has a big bath, maybe a pool... just need to relax so badly!!!
    Good morning, Thank you for your enquiry. We can assist you. Please can you give me approximate dates and I will get back to you on availability. Ki..
    Answered on 7 November 2022
  • does sweetpea have a kitchenette
    Yes it does. Regards Adele
    Answered on 14 May 2021
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Managed by Maria Wolfaardt

Company review score: 9.3Based on 401 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Property information

Centrally situated in the picturesque Storms River,close to all local and nearby attractions,restaurants and activities in the heart of the Tsitsikamma,Swallows Nest Storms River Cottages.We offers 8 individually designed spacious upmarket cottages ( 6 self catering and 2 semi self catering.Overnight guests most welcome,there are many restaurants and dining options within walking distance.Our chalets are ideal for honeymooners and small or larger groups of family and friends with secure on-site parking.A full English breakfast with all the trimmings is offered in our attractive dining room.All chalets are tastefully furnished,fully equipped with a hob (self catering cottages),microwave oven,fridge/freezer,cutlery and crockery,fans,heaters,colour TV's with select DSTV channels and free WiFi.Linen and towels are supplied.Each chalet has it's own patio with barbeque/braai facility (self catering cottages) overlooking a scenic garden with an inviting swimming pool.

Neighbourhood information

Swallows Nest Country Cottages is situated in the heart of Storms River in Tsitsikamma and the meaning of Tsitsikamma is (place of abundant water).The famous Treetop Canopy Tours,Segways and Horse riding are walking distance from us.The highest Bungy Bridge is situated 37,2km from us and it is 216m high.We are 15km from the Storms River Mouth in the Tsitsikamma National Park,where guests can do Boat cruises,Kayaking & Lilo,walking over the Suspension Bridge and Hiking trails.The Petro Port is 5 km from Storms River with a Curio shop and ATM machines.

Languages spoken

Property surroundings *
Facilities of Swallows Nest Country Cottages
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Mountain view
  • Pool view
  • Garden view
  • View
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Sun terrace
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Living Area
  • Fireplace
  • Seating Area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Private check-in/check-out
    • Packed lunches
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    • Meeting/banquet facilities
      Additional charge
    Entertainment and family services
    • Kids' outdoor play equipment
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Security alarm
    • 24-hour security
    • Safety deposit box
    • Electric blankets
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Tile/marble floor
    • Heating
    • Private entrance
    • Fan
    • Family rooms
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Lower bathroom sink
    • Toilet with grab rails
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
    • Entire unit located on ground floor
    Outdoor swimming pool
    • Seasonal
    • Pool/beach towels
    • Pool cover
    • Sun loungers or beach chairs
    • Sun umbrellas
    • Sun loungers or beach chairs
    Languages spoken
    • Afrikaans
    • English

    House rules

    Swallows Nest Country Cottages takes special requests - add in the next step!


    14:00 - 16:00


    07:00 - 10:00


    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

    Children and beds

    Child policies

    Children of any age are welcome.

    Children aged 13 years and above are considered adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

    Cot and extra bed policies

    0 - 2 years
    Cot upon request

    The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

    There are no extra beds available at this property.

    All cots are subject to availability.

    No age restriction

    There is no age requirement for check-in

    Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Diners Club Swallows Nest Country Cottages accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Smoking is not allowed.


    Pets are not allowed.

    The fine print

    A surcharge applies for arrivals after check-in hours. All requests for late arrival are subject to confirmation by the property.

    In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries, during dates where such guidelines exist.

    In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

    Please inform Swallows Nest Country Cottages in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

    Swimming pool #1 is closed from Tue 31 May 2022 until Thu 01 Sept 2022

    Swimming pool #1 is closed from Mon 01 May 2023 until Fri 01 Sept 2023

    FAQs about Swallows Nest Country Cottages

    • Swallows Nest Country Cottages offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

      • Swimming Pool

    • Swallows Nest Country Cottages is 100 yards from the centre of Stormsrivier.

    • Guests staying at Swallows Nest Country Cottages can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.1).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Buffet
      • À la carte

    • Yes, Swallows Nest Country Cottages is popular with guests booking family stays.

    • Check-in at Swallows Nest Country Cottages is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

    • The prices at Swallows Nest Country Cottages may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.