Grootbos Private Nature Reserve 27

R42 between Stanford and Gansbaai 7220 - Gansbaai - South Africa

Fabulous 9.4/10
Score from 28 reviews

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.

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.

The fine print

Dear Visitor, this region is currently experiencing drought conditions. Please be aware that certain properties are subject to comply with local water usage restrictions.
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.

Équipements de l'établissement

Table tennis
Horse riding
Common areas
Games room
Sun terrace
Front-desk/reception area services
Safety deposit box
Tour desk
Luggage storage
Pools and wellness
Outdoor pool
Business facilities
Meeting/banquet facilities
Business centre
Entertainment and children services
Babysitting/child services
Children's playground
Free parking
On-site parking
Internet services
Free WiFi
Cleaning services
Dry cleaning
Ironing service
Daily maid service
Food & Drink
Packed lunches
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Bridal suite
Allergy-free room
Non-smoking throughout
Air conditioning
Designated smoking area
Gift shop

One Bedroom Luxury Suite (3 Adults) - Forest Lodge


One Bedroom Luxury Suite - Garden Lodge


Two-Bedroom Family Suite - Garden Lodge


Useful information & kids

From 14:00 hours
Until 11:00 hours
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type (rate). Please check the room conditions when selecting your room above.
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
Pets are not allowed.
Children and extra beds
Children cannot be accommodated at the hotel.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.