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Western Cape, South Africa

Prices From £2,485 per person
Grootbos: Forest Lodge - Luxury Suite

Grootbos: Forest Lodge - Luxury Suite

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Stay 7 nights from £2,485 p.p. (Low Season) and from £2,855 p.p. (High Season) in a One Bedroom Luxury Suite, including full board.   
Flights and transfers available at an additional cost..
Prices are for guidance only. They are subject to availability, change and the current exchange rate. You will be advised of the price of the holiday that you wish to book before your contract is confirmed.

Luxury Holidays At Grootbos

Grootbos (meaning 'Big Forest' in Afrikaans) is a private nature reserve overlooking Walker Bay - near to the coast between Cape Town and the Garden Route - and is dedicated to the enjoyment of the Cape Floral Kingdom's extraordinary natural bounty. Choose from two luxury lodges: the classic Garden Lodge, ideal for families, and the contemporary, light-filled Forest Lodge, which is set among thousand-year-old milkwood forests and overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. In between, there are deserted stretches of beach, fynbos plains and wonderful vineyards to visit, as well as a range of land and boat-based excursions to experience, which will introduce guests to the local wildlife and superb flora and fauna, including fynbos flowers and ancient milkwood trees. Grootbos is an ideal base to satisfy even the most ardent nature-lover, with friendly, expert Guides eager to share their extensive knowledge.

  • Type:Boutique Hotel
  • Summary:Two luxury lodges set in a 1,000-year-old milkwood forest
  • Feature:Land and boat-based excursions to view wildlife
  • Rooms:16 Forest Lodge Suites & 11 Garden Lodge Suites
  • Location:Western Cape , South Africa
  • Star rating:5 Star
  • Nearest airport:Cape Town Airport
Location and transfer

2 hours from Cape Town International Airport by private car transfer.

Property Highlights:+
Wildlife Encounters

Tick off your bucket list as you dive into shark-infested waters and encounter one of nature's most feared predators whilst behind the safety of a cage as your adrenaline surges. Observe the majestic Southern Right Whale in the renowned Walker Bay from on board a boat, plane or from the nearby cliffs that overlook the bay as you see the gigantic tails strike the surface of the water. Or take a trip on a Marine Safari, one of the few places in the world to view such a wide range of marine wildlife including, the 'Marine Big Five' in their natural habitat.


Grootbos offers an incredible collection of experiences inspired by the incredible surroundings, with conservation and communities at its core. Take a trip on board an open-top Land Rover with the Botanical Safari and learn from knowledgeable guides about this floral kingdom, with 785 recorded plant species in 2500 hectares of unspoiled wilderness and treat your senses. Take to the air on a scenic experience-of-a-lifetime, spot whales frolicking in the waves, amazing vineyards, shipwrecks on the shorelines and mountain peaks peeping through the clouds. Maybe you fancy a quad-bike ride through shaded forests, up mountains and down through charming valleys on an exhilarating fun-filled ride.

Spa & Wellness

Set in the tranquillity of the Milkwood forest, a short walk from Forest Lodge - where you will be surrounded by the calming sound of trees swaying in the wind - or by flourishing landscaped gardens, guests can revitalise and rejuvenate after a day of exciting activities at Bloom spa, located at Grootbos. Unwind and pamper yourself with the amazing range of treatments available, from manicures and massages, to facials and shiatsu. The beauty centre at Grootbos will leave you calmer, stronger and more centred.

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