Grootbos Private Nature Reserve



The Grootbos Private Nature Reserve is a real gem – a beautifully maintained luxury private reserve dedicated to the conservation of the endemic eco system over 2500 hectares of mountainside land. Grootbos’s focus on its unique ecosystem with its extensive fynbos, milkwood forest, local marine life and social development of the local people has led it to be featured amongst the top 50 unique lodges of the world by National Geographic. The reserve has sweeping views of the bay. It features 3 type of accommodation – the Garden Lodges, the Forest Lodge and the free standing stunning villa. At Grootbos you will experience the finest contemporary cuisine in a world class setting. 


Grootbos is located at the southern tip of South Africa at the convergence of the Southern Atlantic and Indian ocean - just 2 hours from Cape Town and 30 minutes from Hermanus on the world renowned Garden Route. 

  • Stunning accommodation with beautiful views of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans 
  • Riding a horse or taking a 4x4 safari to see the exotic flowers of the reserve 
  • Read a book or drink a glass of wine on the private deck and enjoy the panoramic views 
  • Wonderful lodge for families 
  • Excellent contemporary gourmet cuisine at the lodge 
  • One of National Geographic top 50 unique lodges in the world 

Gateway Experience

  • Wine Tours 
  • Spa Treatments 
  • Whale Watching 
  • Shark Cage Diving 
  • Horseback riding 
  • 4 x 4 Flower Safari 
  • Cave Tour 
  • Walks & Hikes 
  • See the Big marine 5 
  • Bird Watching 
  • Quad Bike Riding 


The Garden Lodge, the Forest Lodge and the Villa at Grootbos offer complete privacy together with panoramic view of the reserve and the ocean beyond. The Garden Lodge lies in a warm indigenous African ambience with stone walls and a private sundeck. The Forest Lodge is an architectural masterpiece with a chic design with a light filled lounge surrounded by the Milkwood forest. The free standing villa is set in a natural wonderland with 6 elegant suites. All accommodation at Grootbos includes all meals and host of guided tours.

Service & Amenities

  • 39 rooms and suites across 3 types of accommodation
  • Contemporary Gourmet cuisine served in 2 acclaimed restaurants 
  • Swimming Pool
  • Two Spas in a natural setting
  • A range of complimentary guided activities 
  • Wedding and Conference facilities
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US$ 210 per person per night

Valid Upto: 31-Dec-2023