‘Award-winning, Family Friendly Pristine Wilderness’
A wonderland of exploration will greet you at Grootbos from the second you arrive with the warmest of welcomes; accommodation is totally luxurious, stylish and offers more than ample space. Families are given exceptional consideration with caring staff who take time and effort to ensure every member enjoys their visit to the full.
In Our Opinion
‘This is the sort of place that is hard to describe in words, chiefly because the highlights of your holiday will be the amazing hospitality, extensive activities and delicious food. For those who really want an African experience that will remain with them forever then trust Grootbos to exceed your expectations’
An architectural masterpiece of sophistication and contemporary design; the 16 luxurious freestanding forest Lodges are set within a 1500-year old Milkwood Forest and afford spectacular views of the Indian Ocean.
Spacious one bed suite with a separate lounge overlooking Walker Bay
Spacious suite with separate lounge overlooking Walker Bay
Spacious two bed suite with a separate lounge overlooking Walker Bay
The latest addition to the Grootbos portfolio this luxury villa is hidden in the natural wonderland of the reserve and enjoys 360degree views; it has 6 elegant suites, a private butler, chef and guide and offers the ultimate Grootbos experience. Offered for exclusive use only
Grootbos offer a variety of special services and activities appropriate to the season these include:
• Horse riding stables with 16 horses for countryside and beach trekking
• Beaches and Caves tours
• Flower Safaris
• Birding tours
• Swimming pool
• Wine tours
Situated in Hermanus area just 160km from Cape Town on forest clad hills overlooking Walker Bay
Arranged by Grootbos the following activities are lead by specialist guides:
• Shark cage diving at Gansbaai
• Whale watching tours
• Scenic Flights (using African Wings)
Children are treated incredibly well at Grootbos, they provide an exceptionally well-thought out programme of activities that will mesmerise, thrill and educate your children, this is probably why they won Tatler’s ‘Best Family Hotel in the World’ in 2006.
You will find special childrens menus which are nutritious and tasty; there is even a special children’s turndown service to end the day.
Located next to the stables children may explore the natural surroundings and aquaint themselves with fluffy bunnies, domestic pigs and ducks; they may collect their own eggs for breakfast and feed the horses.
Suitable for all age groups this enthralling trip through the rainforest which is designed as a fun entertainment during which the children will not believe they are learning so much about the environment and creatures which live there