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A retreat from the city, a retreat into nature.

Self-catering cabins and lodge-style living at the summit of Bainskloof Pass, just 90 minutes from Cape Town.

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Discover your perfect retreat.

With a variety of cabins and rooms available to suit your specific holiday needs, a river with healing powers just 100m away, and a hiking trail into a valley so happy it’s called Happy Valley, McBains is the perfect getaway for you and your lover, your friends and your family.

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Your gateway to nature at Bainskloof Pass with exclusive river and mountain access.

Enjoy clean rooms, linens, facilities, and easy access to river and mountain trails. Explore cozy nooks and nature, then unwind in our communal space with a fire or hot tub.

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Online, offline, somewhere down the line: info@mcbains.co.za for your winter Western Cape adventure! Make it happen at McBains! #bainskloof  #westerncape #capetowngetaways

Online, offline, somewhere down the line: info@mcbains.co.za for your winter Western Cape adventure! Make it happen at McBains! #bainskloof #westerncape #capetowngetaways ...

McBains Winter Special: 50% off for 4 nights or more / 25% off for 2 nights or more. The hot tub is waiting for you, the fireplace is a vibe, and it’s oh so beautiful up here if you need an escape from the city! #bainskloof #mcbains #wintergetaway

McBains Winter Special: 50% off for 4 nights or more / 25% off for 2 nights or more. The hot tub is waiting for you, the fireplace is a vibe, and it’s oh so beautiful up here if you need an escape from the city! #bainskloof #mcbains #wintergetaway ...