Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

Grootbos Private Nature Reserve offers 5 star luxury for honeymooners, couples and families looking for an adventure beach holiday near Hermanus. The reserve is home to extraordinary flora and marine life including the Marine Big 5, whales, sharks, dolphins, seals and penguins.

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Grootbos Private Nature Reserve is situated only 2 hours from Cape Town and 30 minutes from Hermanus promising remarkable natural beauty, magical ocean views, 5-star luxury accommodation, indigenous fynbos and some of the best whale watching in the world. The lodge caters for families and honeymooners and accommodation options include the family-friendly Garden Lodge, the Forest Lodge and The Villa. Standard suite facilities include a spacious bedroom with en-suite bathroom, separate lounge with tea & coffee making facilities and separate bathroom, mini-bar, cosy fireplace, DVD player for in-room entertainment. The spacious suites open out onto a private outside deck with outside showers overlooking Walker Bay.  The Whale Coast offers pristine beaches, phenomenal birding, nature drives with specialist guides, horse-riding, scenic flights and a number of day tours. Grootbos is a member of National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World as well as an award-winning world leader in responsible tourism.

Luxurious Suites
Lavish en-suite bathrooms
Air-conditioning & under-floor heating
Suites offer a separate lounge with tea/coffee facilities
Complimentary WiFI
Tea/coffee making facilities
Hair dryers & in-room safes
TV with satellite channels
Private outside deck with outside shower
DVD Player
Garden & Swimming pool
Restaurant & Bar
Whale watching in season (July – November)
Shark diving (year round)
Nature Drives in Grootbos Nature Reserve
Beach picnics
Beach horse riding
Wine tasting (year round)
Bird watching
Scenic flights
Explore century old caves


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Price Range



Hermanus, South Africa

Price (from)

R3340 per person sharing