Grootbos Reservat

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Grootbos Reservat

A luxury eco-reserve close to the Southern tip of Africa tucked between mountains, forest and sea. Tucked away in the middle of this beautifully orchestrated symphony of nature lies Grootbos Private Nature Reserve – your gateway to experiencing all this wonder in the heart of luxurious beauty.

  • Rooms
  • Room Categories
    Garden Loge, Forest Lodge, Private Villas
  • Food
    Full Board


Meander through an ancient Milkwood forest, soak up the beauty of the fynbos or admire dramatic mountain and sea views as you wind your way towards your private suite. All of the accommodation at Grootbos has been designed to complement the pristine natural setting, while never compromising on style or luxury. Garden Lodge: With its heavy wooden beams and homely feel, the Garden Lodge reception area, pool and restaurant is a relaxing setting for those who enjoy a traditional aesthetic. Your breath will be taken by the magnificent view of Walker Bay at its front door. Forest Lodge: The contemporary design and dá©cor of Forest Lodge could place it in any of the top cities in the world. But nowhere else would you be able to enjoy one of the world's most biodiverse landscapes, the changing colours in the southern sky and the occasional little buck that comes feeding nearby. Private Villas: The two private villas are the last word in secluded luxury, offering unforgettable experiences to the discerning guests. With intuitive service provided by your own private chef, butler and nature guides, your every need will be met in a home-away-from-home environment of unsurpassed quality.

Culinary diversity:

The Team believes that food is about more than feeding your body. It's about connecting with others. Taking time to savour each mouthful and tasting the freshness and wildness of this unique place. Enjoy these culinary experiences at one of the two distinctive lodge restaurants, each with their own character and atmosphere. They believe also that nothing tastes better than organic, freshly picked vegetables and herbs. Which is why they have their own farm from which they harvest and get these ingredients to their kitchen and onto your plate as fresh as possible. The culinary team meets regularly to brainstorm and experiment, discussing which ingredients are the best, right now. Whether it's visiting the harbour to pick up the catch of the day, or heading to the farm to check on the micro herbs, you can be guaranteed that Executive Chef Benjamin Conradie and his knowledgeable team have got your tastebuds covered.


Wine Experience: The Grootbos Team knows a lot about wine. But They are not pretentious about it. The Team believes that everyone will enjoy discovering and experiencing the award winning wines of this region, whether they're sampling a food and wine pairing, hearing from one of their sommeliers on what makes this vintage particularly special or going on a guided tour to the wine farm itself. Adventures:
  • Shark Cage Diving
  • Whale Watching
  • Botanical 4x4 Tour
  • Horse Riding
  • Marine Safari
  • Bird Watching
  • Scenic Flights
  • Coastal Safari
  • Quad Biking


After a day of activities, enjoy treatments in the luxurious treatment rooms, the privacy of your own suite, or even in the forest with the trees and birds as company. There are two fully-equipped Bloom beauty centres: one of which is situated conveniently close to Garden Lodge. The other is set deep in the Milkwood Forest, a short walk from Forest Lodge where you'll be surrounded by the sound of trees moving in the wind and may even spot a shy bushbuck coming to visit. Offering everything from shiatsu to facials, manicures to massages, time at the beauty centre is a sure way to relax and regain a true sense of well-being.