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Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

“A luxury eco-reserve tucked between mountains, forest and ocean”

Budget level: High-End
South Africa
When to Go
All year
Property Type
Whale Coast

Located less than two hours drive from Cape Town you will find the eco-luxury, Grootbos Nature Reserve, which offers un-spoilt views and exquisite natural beauty all around. A unique experience not to be missed!

All the accommodation at Grootbos has been designed to complement the pristine natural setting.

The Garden Lodge has a warm homely feel as you walk into the reception area, the pool and restaurants offer a relaxing atmosphere as you overlook the magnificent views of Walker Bay. The eleven luxury, one bedroom and two-bedroom suites are decorated with natural hues.  Each suite offers a stylish lounge with a fireplace, private deck with panoramic sea views, underfloor heating, mini-bar, along with tea and coffee making facilities.

Forest Lodge is situated amongst the ancient Milkwood forest with sixteen free-standing suites, each with their own private wooden deck, large bathrooms, cozy fireplaces and stunning view of the sunset.  Forest Lodge is ideal for guests seeking romance or solitude.  The infinity pool and cocktail deck have unbeatable views too.

The four-bedroom and six-bedroom Private Villas are the most exclusive offering at Grootbos.  Set apart from the rest of the estate it is perfect for families or a group of friends to unwind, indulge and connect.  All villas have their own full kitchen and chef on hand, private deck and swimming pool. The ultimate luxe!

Dining at Grootbos is an experience in its own right, with a unique combination of fresh, organic produce to the award-wining wines, guests can enjoy buffet breakfasts, 3-course lunches and 6-course dinners.

Grootbos offers an array of activities to suit everyone from botanical 4×4 tours, shark cage diving, spotting the Marine BIG 5, horse-riding, whale watching, walks and hikes in and around Grootbos. Fat bike tours are on offer where you can make your way through the nature reserve, over vast sand dunes along the stunning coastline, bird-watching, or choose from the many spa treatments on offer.

A very special place and experience indeed!

Why we like it

  • Award winning five-star eco paradise.
  • Suitable for families, couples, friends and honeymooners.
  • Part of the National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World.
  • 2 500 hectares of pristine wilderness.
  • Home to the Marine Big Five on the whale coast!
  • Choice of accommodation from the Garden Lodge, Forest Lodge & Private Villas.

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