Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

Situated just thirty minutes from Hermanus and two hours away from the Mother City, Cape Town, is the 5-star luxurious Grootbos Private Nature Reserve Lodge. Enjoy first class views of the coast and the surroundings green landscapes filled to the brim with trees and shrubbery, a said paradise from all of those who have visited.

Placed among immense greenery of fynbos, flowers and old Milkwood trees lies this secret and secluded natural wonderland; a pristine and well-reserved wildlife zone focused primarily on conservation and preservation of the environment with stunning, top quality luxury accommodation to boast it.

Set just a stone’s throw away from the West Coast beach, home to the big 5 marine animals of South Africa. There are many excellent diving spots around as well as great surf. Not only that, the land is also a big attraction with mountainous valleys filled with perfect hiking spots.
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Bars / RestaurantsWifiSwimming PoolFree ParkingLaundry ServiceOffice / Conference FacilitiesSatellite TVSight Seeing



There are many different Room options at the Grootbos Lodge. The Garden Lodge has 3 different types: the Classic, Luxury and the Two Bedroom Luxury Suite. These suites live up to their name by being placed it a sea of colourful flower beds and lush foliage all around, including the indigenous “fynbos”.

Similarly, The Forest Lodge has two different types of suites: The Luxury Suite and the Pool Suite, there are 16 of these room types available. These suites are about as sophisticated as suites can be with sophisticated and contemporary decor placed in an ancient Milkweed Forest.

Lastly, there is the Villa which is made up of 6 elegant suites where you have special access to a private butler, chef and guide. The Villa is the epitome of luxury with features that boast the natural beauty that surrounds.

Dining & Entertainment

Wine and dine with some of the most high quality and best food around in a stunning, contemporary dining area which is elegantly placed among the fynbos on the mountainous plains. Staff are known for the friendly hospitable service, making your stay as pleasant as it can be.

All food is made with fresh, organic ingredients produced by their very own ‘Growing the Future’ food production project.

Prefer some private dining time? That’s no sweat either with room service that brings the kitchen right to your own suite. Chefs are at your beck and call serving whatever your heart desires throughout the day.


Whether you’re searching for a relaxing holiday or one filled with adventure all the way through, maybe even a bit of both, the Grootbos Private Nature has got you covered. Chill out at the pool or perhaps take a walk through the Milkweed Forest and the stunning flora within the reserve.

Or maybe you’re feeling a bit adventurous and feel like experiencing an adrenaline rush. Hermanus is home to the Big 5 Marine animals such as the shark, dolphin, whale, seals and penguins have various activities associated with meeting this marvellous creatures at the tip of Africa.

Or maybe you would like to go on wine tours where you can taste some of the finest wines in the world. Possibilities are endless and they are right at your doorstep.

Total package price from: 187

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  • Prices are per person sharing, depending on the season
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