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Grootbos Private Nature Reserve  

Full Board from £287 per person per night

  • Included:
  • Accommodation
  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact centre
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Set in between the mountains and the sea, Grootbos Private Nature Reserve is a decadent eco paradise on the southern tip of South Africa in Hermanus. If you want something a little different from the classic safari, we think this serves as a great choice. Home to the ‘Marine Big Five’, you’ll be able to keep watch for glimpses of whales, seals, sharks and even penguins. Topped off with exotic flora, this is a truly beautiful place.

Be prepared for luxurious accommodation, gourmet dining and spectacular views – this reserve has it all. If you want to take in the natural side to Grootbos you’re well equipped – the rolling hillsides, mountain ranges and enticing coastlines are teeming with wildlife, flora and birds. The staff are incredibly friendly, helping to ensure that every moment of your holiday is a memorable one.

Top tip: Just 30 minutes from Hermanus and two hours from Cape Town, this is a great place to be if you want to explore some more of South Africa’s wonderful destinations.

To combine Grootbos with a stay in Cape Town, the Garden Route or even Kruger National Park, please call our African specialists who will be happy to put together a tailor-made South African holiday for you.


A naturally stunning eco reserve, Grootbos is located Hermanus, a charming seaside town nestled southeast of Cape Town.

The reserve consists of the Garden Lodge, Forest Lodge and Villas.

Each room is air conditioned and offers:

  • En-suite bathroom
  • Canopy bed
  • Separate lounge with fireplace
  • Private wooden deck with panoramic views

Choose from:

  • Garden Lodge – Rooms here are set amongst landscaped gardens in Milkwood Forest and reflect a classic African style
  • Forest Lodge – Beautiful and sophisticated, the suites here are surrounded by breath-taking natural beauty
  • Villa – Exclusive offering of elegant suites in a secluded location with a private guide, chef and butler


  • Spa treatments
  • Children's playground
  • Curio shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Horse stables with petting zoo
  • Guided tours and walks
  • Bird watching
  • Land-based whale watching tours (Jun-Dec)
  • Boat tours
  • Outdoor pool


  • Garden Lodge - A cosy restaurant with rustic interiors, offering divine, freshly-made cuisine.
  • Forest Lodge - A more contemporary restaurant with delicious local cuisine, and an expansive open terrace with stunning views.

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