The Western Cape Sights

Baths

  • Bath/Hot Spring

Published 03/07/2016

Fodor's Review

After a grueling hike in the Cederberg, there's no better way to relax than at the Baths, where hot mineral water gushes from a natural spring. The waters' curative powers have been talked about for centuries, and although the formal baths were established in 1739, there's little doubt that indigenous San and Bushmen spent time here as well. In 1903 the hot springs were bought by James McGregor, and his great-grandchildren run them today. On-site are self-catering facilities and a restaurant. You can also go as a day visitor, but you must book at least a day in advance.

Sight Information

Address:

16 km (10 miles) outside Citrusdal; follow signs, Citrusdal, Western Cape, 7340, South Africa

Phone:

022-921–8026

Sight Details:

  • Weekdays R40, weekends R80
  • Daily 8–5

Published 03/07/2016

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