Things to do in Clarens
The small town of Clarens is known as the adventure capital of the Free State with a wide array of activities to partake in when you visit the area.
Mont d’Or Clarens has partnered with local outdoor adventure company Clarens Xtreme to provide a whole host of activities for the whole family, as well as bespoke corporate team-building events which are guaranteed to leave everyone smiling.
Visit Clarens' art galleries
Known as the jewel of the Free State, Clarens is a charming artists’ town nestled in the foothills of the Maloti Mountains. Visitors flock here to escape from city life and art lovers are able to get their fill of everything creative at the many galleries scattered through the area.
The small quaint town of Clarens, found on the Eastern part of the Free State, don’t be fooled by the country demeanor as there’s lots to do in the mountainous village.
South Africa is known for its sunshine, but come winter Lesotho’s Maluti mountains turn into winter wonderland where you can swish your way through fresh snow down slopes that rival Clarens’ Swiss namesake.
The mighty Titanic Rock stands guard over the Naauwpoort Nek. This is the pass that leads into the village of Clarens.
For a taste of extreme head out to Rebellie 4×4 Trail, just 15km from Clarens is one of South Africa’s top 10 4×4 trails. The Rebellie 4×4 Trails offer different routes which are there if you’re demanding a challenge. As well as the bonus of game-viewing opportunities as wildlife is often encountered on the trails.
Clarens Golf Estate
The course has been tucked up into the basin over looking Clarens and its mountainous views which surrounds Mt Horeb. Clarens Golf Course is quite simply, breath-taking. Golfers can expect no less than the best efforts from the ground staff at Clarens and they have proven time and again to being committed to the enjoyment of the game.
Through Dinosaur tours in the town it will be a dinosaur hunting expedition in Clarens for proof of prehistoric life in the town billions of years ago. Visit the Dinosaur tours for history buffs or spend hours exploring who and what inhabited the town.
We had the most memorable experience. The staff go out of their way to make you as comfortable as possible. Always eager to assist. Then the Spa... wow... what profissionalism, Cynthia knows her stuff.. it was such a pleasure to have all those treatments. Well done Cynthia!!
Spa was amazing. Nice back & neck massage.
We stayed 2 nights, the room was lovely. Spacious, with fireplace and full en-suite with stunning views of the mountains. Staff went out of their way, food was divine and we had treatments at the spa which ended off our weekend in the best possible way.
Amazing, always amazing! Love this part of the world and love this hotel. Spacious rooms,friendly staff, excellent restaurant and absolutely breath taking views. Will defiantly be back again, cant wait!
The staff was very friendly. I liked the fact that the room had an electric blanket, air con and a fire place. The rooms were very nice and clean. The view was breathtaking. Breakfast was very delicious. Not so very strict about the checkout time. I will definitely be coming back to this hotel
We stayed for 11 nights and it was starting to feel like home! The staff were so friendly and kind. The facilities were stylish and clean. The spa was amazing and I would recommend that you book at least a massage before you leave. Thank you for making our stay special Mont d'Or!
Fine food, excellent client service, divine spa experience and friendly and helpful staff. I would highly recommend Mont d'Or Clarens for a weekend breakaway from the city. It offers beautiful views, fun activities in the surrounding area, Wi-Fi, a backup generator and clean, stylish and modern rooms.
It was a perfect outing for my birthday. Cynthia at the Spa was amazing....opted for the Wild Birthday Bash spa package. I would highly recommend Cynthia and the hotel itself to anyone looking for a breathtaking experience. I've spent a night in August 2019 and must say there is a huge improvement in the rooms as I was allowed to check one of their rooms today. In December 2019,... Read More
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