WORLD'S SMALLEST RIVER

Did you know that the Klein River has the shortest distance between its source and end? Overlooked by a majestic mountain range, hugged by the Klein Rivier running through it, and just 15 minutes from the ocean, Stanford is a charming and tranquil hidden gem in the Overberg.

HERITAGE VILLAGE

A heritage village steeped in history that echoes of the slow-paced times of yesteryear while surrounded by the incredible natural beauty of floral kingdoms, mountain walks, pristine beaches, and ancient forests through which to connect and realign.

SHOP 'N EXPLORE

Stanford remains true to its entrepreneurial roots, so pop in to one of the antique stores, make an appointment with a local artist for a viewing or browse for gifts, treasures or clothing in one of the quaint village shops.

MARKETS AND MORE

Ideally positioned for couples and families looking for a laid-back, slow paced getaway in a quaint and historic village that resonates community living in a sustainable way through fresh food markets, artisanal home-grown products and home baked goods.

ACCOMMODATION

From luxury all inclusive-stays to family-friendly self-catering and everything in between.

TO DO

Whatever floats your boat, there is a lot to explore in and around the village itself.

FOOD and WINE

Country-style restaurants, coffee shops, markets and award-winning wine farms.

FAMILY FUN + ADVENTURE

What’s new in Stanford?

What’s new in Stanford?

Goo-ing Wheelies on the Beach

Goo-ing Wheelies on the Beach

Gooi-ing Wheelies on the Beach ​Stanford recently hosted Jim Freeman, travel writer for Citizen Travel. Follows is one of his beautifully written pieces for Citizen Travel about the size of heart of one of Stanfords’ locals, Robyn Simmons. “I can empathise with people...

Made in Stanford

Made in Stanford

Made in StanfordIt's Made in Stanford sa .....the south african fynbos valley, not the silicon valley one.... It's pure local .....what we can source locally we do. It's a mindful concept where zero waste is our base .....meaning that sold out is part of our concept....

Kid friendly Stanford school holiday fun

Kid friendly Stanford school holiday fun

Kid friendly Stanford school holiday funWith the school calendar turned topsy-turvey this year, holiday plans with the kids must have gone a-muddle. Never fear, Stanford is near. A gem of a village tucked between mountains and ocean, with a river running through it,...