Hotel

Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

R42 between Stanford and Gansbaai, 7220 Gansbaai, South Africa

Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

Grootbos Private Nature Reserve offers luxury accommodation featuring spectacular views of ancient forests and the whale watching haven of Walker Bay, just a 30-minute drive from Hermanus.

The air-conditioned suites of Grootbos feature floor-to-ceiling windows, making the suites light and airy. All suites offer a spacious lounge with a cosy fireplace, satellite TV and a DVD player, and a private wooden deck.Guests can enjoy African and European gourmet cuisine, made with fresh and locally grown produce in Grootbos Private Nature Reserve’s 2 restaurants. Full English breakfast menus, light lunches and 6-course dinners are included in the rate.Grootbos Private Nature Reserve offers various tours, including flower safaris, horse riding, birding tours, shark cage diving in Gansbaai, and of course whale watching tours.Grootbos Nature Reserve is a multi-award winning nature reserve, and home to more than 740 different species of plants. The centre of Capetown is a scenic 2-hour drive away.

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An inside look at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

Relaxation, conservation and luxury come together at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve, where the vision of a greater harmony between the world’s living creatures is brought to life. When the African gods came to Grootbos, they bestowed upon it a profound blessing – one of beauty and simplicity. Crouching discreetly in the quiet glades of dune forest between Stanford and Gansbaai, the two lodges and ultra-exclusive villas at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve preside over a phenomenal 2500 hectares of protected Fynbos. It is a multi-award winning 5-star eco-sanctuary of unparalleled beauty and recreational diversity, a stylish refuge overlooking the famous haven of Walker Bay, home to the ocean’s big five. Here, just two hours’ drive from Cape Town, is the ultimate getaway for nature enthusiasts, offering supreme privacy, with packages tailor-made to suit each individual’s specific yearnings.

1 restaurant on site

Red Indigo & The Garden Restaurant

Food: Cuisine:South African

Menu: À la carte

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Facilities of Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

Outdoors
Sun terrace
Terrace
Garden
Pets
Pets are not allowed.
Activities
Horse riding Additional charge
Cycling
Hiking
Table tennis
Billiards
Children's playground
Food & Drink
Fruits
Bottle of water Additional charge
Wine/champagne Additional charge
Kid meals
Bar
Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge. Free!
Parking
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed). Free!
Pool and wellness
Swimming pool
Body Treatments
Pedicure
Manicure
Make up services
Waxing services
Reception services
Luggage storage
Tour desk
Entertainment and family services
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Indoor play area
Books, DVDs, music for children
Babysitting/child services Additional charge
Cleaning services
Daily maid service
Ironing service Additional charge
Dry cleaning Additional charge
Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
Fax/photocopying Additional charge
Business centre Additional charge
Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
General
Designated smoking area
Air conditioning
Non-smoking throughout
Allergy-free room
Heating
Packed lunches
Languages spoken
Afrikaans
German
English

House rules

Check-In

14:00 - 00:00

Check-Out

07:00 - 11:00

Children and extra beds

Children cannot be accommodated at the hotel.There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Cards accepted at this property

Grootbos Private Nature Reserve accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The Fine Print

Kindly note that all land-based activities such as beach picnics, safaris and nature walks are included in the room rates. Please note that all tours feature specialized guides.Dear Visitor, this region is currently experiencing drought conditions. Please be aware that certain properties are subject to comply with local water usage restrictions.

GUEST REVIEWS

“Beautiful resort in a special location with the best staff”
Damian

United Kingdom

“Generous rooms with great views. Learnt a lot about the local environment.Very helpful friendly staff who were anxious to help.Great food and wine”
Catrin

United Kingdom

“Great location and beautiful view. Very knowledgeable staff and friendly people. The food was amazing!”
Sarah

Switzerland

“The accommodation and views were excellent as were all members of staff.”
Marian

United Kingdom

“Ein außergewöhnliches Haus. Mitten im Paradies oder der Wildnis, je nach Sicht. Aber ein besonderes Erlebnis!!!”
Michael

Germany

“-privacy in de lodge-uitzicht vanuit lodge-excursies”
Rut

Netherlands

“The word amazing would never describe my stay at Grootbos! I liked every single thing in the hotel and they really care about all the small details!”
Ahmed

United Arab Emirates

“Läget,personalen,maten, faciliteterna, utflykterna”
Ulla

Sweden

“Friendly and genuine staff who really made the stay better and make us feel at home, 5 star food, breathtaking views, great attention to detail, good activities”
Anonymous

United Arab Emirates