‘Award-Winning, Family Friendly Pristine Wilderness’
Grootbos Private Nature Reserve Hotel is in the heart of the Cape Floral Kingdom, in a great location for guests to enjoy both the pristine coastline that offers glimpses of the Marine Big 5 and fantastic explorations of the surrounded forests and hiking trails. Residences at Grootbos are located in one of three areas. There are two 5-star lodges, the Garden Lodge and the Forest Lodge, as well as two private villas, one with four bedrooms and one with six.
The Garden Lodge is surrounded by verdant garden and the ancient Milkwood Forest. Guests can enjoy panoramic reserve and coastal views from the 11 One and Two Bedroom Luxury Suites. There is an elegant wine cellar for intimate dinners here, as well as a cosy restaurant and wellness are complete with a sauna. A heated pool overlooks the Grootbos gardens, and families with children of all ages are welcome in this area of the resort.
The Forest Lodge offers a secluded and romantic getaway atop a hill, with 180-degree views of the surrounding landscape. Here, 16 One Bedroom Luxury Suites can be found, and guests can enjoy the use of one restaurant, two lounges and one barista, as well as the outdoor ‘Boma’ dining area, an infinity pool with ocean views, and an intimate wine cellar perfect for cosy dinners. This area of Grootbos is reserved for families with children 12 years and above only.
In Our Opinion
‘This is the sort of place that is difficult to describe in words, mainly because the highlights of your holiday will be the amazing hospitality, extensive activities, delicious food and mesmerising views. For those who really want an African experience that will remain with them forever, trust Grootbos to exceed your wildest expectations.’
Dining at Grootbos Nature Reserve has become a venue for culinary excellence not to mention innovation. You will find the freshest ingredients used to produce African flavours with all the excitement of European cuisine
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Grootbos Private Nature Reserve Hotel welcomes families with children of all ages, and offers the following to ensure they have an enjoyable stay.
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Situated in the Hermanus area just 100 miles from Cape Town, on forest clad hills overlooking the pristine Walker Bay.
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