Grootbos Private Reserve

Enjoy whale watching, shark cage diving, and lazy coastal walks while staying at this oceanside hotel between Hermanus and Gansbaai.

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The Grootbos Private Nature Reserve offers 5 star luxury accommodation within spectacular natural surroundings, two hours drive from Cape Town, on the way to the Garden Route.

Description, Services & Facilities

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The Grootbos Private Nature Reserve offers 5 star luxury accommodation within spectacular natural surroundings, two hours drive from Cape Town, on the way to the Garden Route. Located between Hermanus and Gansbaai, 5 star Grootbos is set in the heart of the Western Cape's beautiful floral and sea landscapes. The region is abundant with birds, animals and flowering Fynbos plants. Grootbos boasts of 2 Luxury Lodges and a Villa nestled between mountains and the sea. The region provides beautiful views as well as a myriad of activities to explore from: Whale watching at Hermanus, you can dive with Great White Sharks in Gansbaaii, horse riding on the beaches, wildlife safaris, cave excursions with specialist guides and much more. Grootbos is family friendly and perfect for honeymoon couples too. Each main lodge offers a different experience with location  and offer luxury facilities such as elegant restaurants and swimming pools.
Grootbos Private Reserve Horse Riding Beach
Dining:
  • The Garden restaurant: African style
  • Red Indigo - Modern restaurant
  • Cosy bars well stocked with fine local wines. 

  • Facilities and services:

  • Sun terrace with a swimming pool deck area, providing Atlantic Ocean views.
  • Beautiful sunsets
  • Sweeping views across Fynbos-clad mountains and sea.
  • Large lounge
  • Beauty salon
  • Library
  • Internet access
  • Entertainment room
  • Horse riding opportunities
  • Small petting zoo for children with rabbits, birds and ducks
  • Laundry service, central telephone system, fax, e-mail and postal service.

  • Activities:

  • 4x4 Drives and walks
  • Whale Watching
  • Flower Safaris
  • Beaches
  • Klipgat Caves
  • Horse Riding
  • Shark Cage Diving
  • Marine Big 5
  • Scenic Flights
  • Bird Tours
  • Wine Tours
  • Bloom Beauty Salon
  • Hotel Location

    Rooms

    One-Bedroom Luxury Suites

    These suites are spacious and features a private deck with views of Walker Bay. 


    Amenities:
  • 75 - 85 m2 in size
  • Large bedroom and en-suite bathroom
  • Separate Tub and shower
  • Separate lounge area
  • Mini bar
  • Satellite TV with a DVD player
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Fireplace
  • DVD player
  • In-room Safe
  • One-Bedroom Classic Suites

    These suites are spacious and features a private deck with views of Walker Bay. 


    Amenities:
  • 55 - 60 m2 in size
  • Large bedroom and en-suite bathroom
  • Separate shower (No Bath)
  • Separate lounge area
  • Mini bar
  • Satellite TV with a DVD player
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Fireplace
  • In-room Safe
  • Two-Bedroom Luxury Suites

    Large suite with views of Walker Bay. 


    Amenities:
  • 80 - 90m2 in size
  • Ideal for larger groups and families
  • Two bedrooms each with en-suite bathrooms (1 featuring a tub, 1 x featuring shower)
  • Private deck
  • Lounge and dining area, separate
  • Coffee & tea making facilities
  • Minibar
  • Fireplace
  • Satellite TV with a DVD player
  • In-room Safe
  • Garden Lodge

    The 5 star Garden Lodge is family-friendly and offers 11 separate suites. Set alongside Milkwood thickets and flowering Fynbos plants this lodge is a gateway to the Garden Route. The lodge is made from thatch, stone and wood - blending easily with the landscape. Interiors feature African style with intercontinental touches.

    Forest Lodge

    Contemporary lodge nestled within a Milkwood Forest which is 1500 years old. It features 16 free-standing suites. It provides views of Beautiful views of the fynbos, Walker Bay and Hermanus. Ideal for honeymoon couples these romantic suites features fireplaces, canopy beds, large bathrooms, fresh fruit baskets every day, heated towel rails and under floor heating. Please Note: Forest Lodge accommodates children from 12 years of age and older.

    Villa

    A luxury villa tucked away in the reserve offering six elegant suites. Guests are welcomed with a private butler, a chef and a guide. Sweeping views of Walker Bay. 


    Amenities:
  • 2 Master-Suites with en-suite bathroom (bath, shower and outside shower)
  • 3 Luxury Bedrooms with en-suite bathroom (bath and shower)
  • 1 Luxury Bedroom with en-suite bathroom (shower only)
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