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Grootbos Private Reserve

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Garden Route, South Africa

You may feel momentarily humbled by what has been described as one of the most idyllic locations on Earth, a pristine piece of wilderness hidden away at the southern tip of Africa. The luxury designed lodges offer breathtaking views of Breaking Ocean, breaching whales and ancient forests, with activities to satisfy even the most ardent nature lover.

Forest Lodge is an architectural masterpiece of sophisticated contemporary design, with 16 luxury suites embedded in a 1500-year old Milkwood Forest. Garden Lodge is a family friendly retreat located amongst beautiful indigenous fynbos gardens and with superb sweeping views, Garden Lodge is made from stone, thatch and fine timber with a quintessential African essence.  The latest addition to the Grootbos portfolio is the luxury Villa which is hidden in the natural wonderland of the reserve with 6 elegant suites, a private butler, chef and guide, and views of the whale-watching haven of Walker Bay.

Additional Activities

A range of activities is on offer from Grootbos including Flower Safaris, exploring the beaches and caves, horse riding, scenic flights, shark cage diving, whale watching or wine tours.


Forest Lodge consists of 16 luxurious, freestanding suites built on the edge of the forest. Volumes of space under slate roofs are framed by glass, steel and natural brick to maximize the sweeping views across fynbos and dunes to the ocean. The individual luxury suites beneath the overhang of Milkwood trees provide the ideal blend of privacy and supreme comfort. Each is furnished with rich textures, romantic canopy beds with the finest linen and down quilts, spacious tiled sunny bathrooms, separate lounges with cosy fireplaces, mini bars and tea & coffee making facilities.

Garden Lodge consists of11 luxurious, freestanding suites in a spectacular nature setting. Totally refurbished in a manner that reflects stylish and contemporary inspirations, its charming private suites feature romantic canopy beds, spacious en-suite bathrooms, and separate lounges with cosy fireplaces, mini bar, tea & coffee making facilities as well as wooden decks with simply breathtaking views.

Embedded in the natural wonderland of Grootbos the Villa comprises 6 elegant suites with mesmerizing 180°views of the whale-watching haven of Walker Bay.  Guests can relax in 1000 square meters of utter luxury.  For the duration of your stay, a private guide, chef and butler will be available to fulfill your needs and allow you to be part of the Grootbos experience!

  • Accommodation in freestanding luxury suites
  • Welcome drinks served upon arrival
  • Fresh fruit daily in suite
  • Light lunch
  • 5-course dinner
  • Breakfast buffet with full English breakfast menu
  • Horse riding for non and experienced riders
  • Guided Walks including fynbos nature tours and Milkwood walks
  • Nature, marine & coastal drives including the Walker Bay Nature Reserve, De Kelders cliff walk, Klipgat Cave combined with seasonal land-based whale watching (whale watching especially during June - December)
  • Various maps of the reserve and the area for self-guided walks.
  • Transfers to/from all activities