Casa Cara


Casa Cara Parys is a centrally located guesthouse in the small, ‘arty’, tourist town, of Parys in the Free State. It’s only an hour away from Johannesburg and well worth the scenic drive. After enjoying the arts, crafts and great food Parys as to offer, take in a few sights and beautiful views of the surrounding countryside and the Vaal River. Then, come and kick your feet up at Casa Cara Parys and relax in one of our very affordable, luxurious suites.


Casa Cara Parys is committed to providing some of the best accommodation found in Parys without charging hefty fees therefor. We offer wholesome English breakfasts in our dining room and also available is the outside entertainment area with undercover braai (barbeque) facilities for those guests who would like to grill their own meat just the way they like it.

All the rooms at Casa Cara have private courtyards for some alone time, while the swimming pool area is the perfect spot to spend lazy afternoons and meet new friends.

Casa Cara Parys gladly hosts functions, whether it be corporate or private, we have a small intimate venue that suits both. We can set up the space to suit your needs and we offer all inclusive packages which include the venue, accommodation, and catering.

Casa Cara Parys also boasts an intimate conference venue which is interlinked with the Casa Cara Guesthouse thus making Casa Cara a one-stop venue, catering to all your accommodation, catering and conference needs!

The venue offers secure, walled, and gated parking so you needn’t worry about the safety of your vehicle.


Casa Cara Parys offers the following:

  • 14 Luxurious en-suite rooms divided into standard, deluxe and superior suites
  • Televisions in all the rooms featuring the latest satellite TV packages.
  • Free Wi-Fi available.
  • Family room available.

Casa Cara Guesthouse can accommodate 32 guests in total.


As Casa Cara Parys is basically just a guest house you will be able to watch satellite TV, read a book or magazine in you private court yard, lounge and sunbathe around the pool, swim, have a great breakfast in the dining room or surf the web on our free wi-fi.

However, if you’re an adventure junkie (or not), Parys is just the place for you as it offers a wide variety of adventure sports and things to do in and around town like antique shopping, fishing, horse riding, whitewater rafting, zip lining etc. Visit our Activities page for more info.


The Casa Cara Brand encompasses two luxury guesthouses and an exclusive wedding & function venue.



Casa Cara Lodge
On the banks of the Vaal River with breathtaking views from the floating wooden deck. Hosts exquisite weddings & functions and offers luxury self-catering accommodation in scenic surrounds. Also boasts camping and caravan stands.

Casa Cara Guesthouse
Offers luxury accommodation. Exquisite B&B for the discerning traveler.

Casa Cara Vaaldam
Exclusive accommodation on the banks of the Vaal Dam. Book this venue for small corporate groups or family reunions.




Reservations & General Enquiries
+27 (0) 56 817 1251
+27 (0) 83 554 9204

Wedding & Function Enquiries

28 Alleman Street, Parys, Free State.
GPS: -26.895660, 27.468094

Vaal Eden Road, Parys, Free State.
GPS: -26.859973, 27.498678

Vaal Dam
Deneysville, Free State.
GPS: -26.90615,28.16573