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Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

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96 Editor Rating
Scale of 90-100

Member Benefits

Set on a hillside overlooking the dunes of the seasonal whale-watching center of Walker Bay, this property encompasses two lodges and a six-room and a four-room villa. The family-friendly Garden Lodge has 11 freestanding suites arrayed about the stone-and-timber main building with a cozy indoor-outdoor restaurant, lounge, library, terrace and pool area. The Contemporary Forest Lodge includes a restaurant, an infinity pool and 16 stand-alone suites with fireplaces, four-poster canopy beds and private wooden decks. The restaurant serves exceptional food, with daily-changing menus. Activities offered include 4WD safari excursions on the reserve, horseback riding and aerial and boat tours of the bay. Children under the age of 12 are not permitted in the Forest Lodge.

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Grootbos Private Nature Reserve Features:

  • Bar
  • Beach
  • Birding
  • Children welcome
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Library
  • Pool
  • Private pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Safari
  • Spa

Average Mid-High Season Rates (including taxes):

Editor’s Choice: Luxury Suite for Two, $1,030 (all meals and most on-property activities included).

Standard Inclusions:

All meals (excluding beverages); Welcome drink; Daily fresh fruit; Horseback riding; Guided nature walks and drives; Whale- and bird-watching; Round-trip transfers to all activities; Wi-Fi; Parking

Learn more about Grootbos Private Nature Reserve:

To learn more or call +(27) 28-384-8008. Contact Andrew Harper Travel to book this hotel as part of your next vacation.

In order to offer you the highest level of service, online booking is currently not available. Please call Andrew Harper Travel at (800) 375-4685, or contact the hotel directly, for reservations.


Member Travel Benefits
Travel benefits are available to members when booking through our partner Andrew Harper Travel.
JOIN TO ACCESS BENEFITS
  • Best available non-restricted rates
  • Room upgrade, when available at check-in
  • Complimentary jar of organic Fynbos honey, produced at Grootbos
  • Complimentary food & wine pairing dinner

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Call Andrew Harper Travel:
1 (800) 375-4685
OPEN M-F 8AM-6PM CST