Learn The Meaning Of Welcome By Local Artists

The Tower is a fairy-tale building three stories high.

On the top floor  is a magical room with a 360° view and an unusual round bed. The middle room has twin beds, so the Tower is ideal for a couple wanting a romantic night, or an adventurous family wanting a completely unique experience.

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The Bethesda Tower Café is a licenced, typically small, intimate café that serves light fare in a relaxed atmosphere. The walls are covered with stunning artworks made by local artists, which are for sale. While waiting for your delicious meal, you could chat with our artists, even visit them in the studios where they work, or, for R70 pp you could go on an exclusive tour of our on-site world-class museum, the Bushman Heritage Museum, where you will experience a vivid journey into the story of how the rich mythology and culture of the |Xam Bushmen was saved from extinction. The café is open 7 days a week, from 8 Am until 5 Pm for breakfast and lunch. Meals include all-day breakfast, toasted sandwiches, home-grown salads in season, and homemade rooster brood served with Jam and cheese.


Dinner is available for guests staying at our fairy-tale Tower, (not to be confused with the Water Tower next door), our Charming Priory, and our luxurious Heritage House. Dinner bookings must be made when booking accommodation.

The Restaurant

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The Dishes

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The Service

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The Bushman Heritage Museum

The Bethesda Arts Centre was founded in 1999 by Jeni Couzyn, a poet and psychoanalyst driven by a love for the people of the community, and a desire to help them reconnect with their cultural roots.
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Arts Centre

We are a group of artists of /Xam descent in the village of Nieu Bethesda. We invite visitors to our Centre to experience our friendly hospitality in welcoming accommodation and to explore our tapestries of Bushman mythology.

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