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Grootbos Garden Lodge

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Garden Lodge is found in the Grootbos Nature Reserve; a spectacular array of fynbos and forest clad hills that overlook the whale-watching haven of Walker Bay, near Hermanus. Home of the "Marine Big 5" - whales, sharks, dolphins, seals and penguins; and with unparalleled floral diversity on the 1750 ha reserve, Grootbos offers you a one-of-a-kind luxury African experience.

The 11 suites at Garden Lodge are set against the backdrop of this natural beauty, surrounded by carefully manicured fynbos gardens and native trees. The main lodge offers a number of facilities, including a restaurant, children's entertainment room and a lounge to relax in. Unwind in the pool and soak up the sun on the decking while looking out upon the view.

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  • Curated eco-experiences inspired by the pristine surroundings
  • Panoramic views of mountain and sea - sometimes even to Cape Point!
  • Family suites, child-friendly activities and kids play areas
  • Unsurpassed fine dining experiences with organic produce from the farm

At a glance

  • 11 Suites
  • All Ages
  • Open All Year
  • Family Rooms
  • All Inclusive
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We handpick partners who share our commitment to protecting their environment, conserving wildlife and benefitting local communities.

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