Photo of the Day - Wine & Dine Surrounded by Local Wine

Posted under Food and Wine Blog by Grootbos on 14th August 2013
Below the wooden floors of Forest Lodge is a wine cellar that is lined with local wine from floor to ceiling. Enjoy the flavours of a gourmet cuisine during a candlelit dinner surrounded by velvet reds and whites that evoke memories of long summer days.

My kind of wonderland, 4x4 flower safari.

Posted under Fynbos and Flora Blog by Dawn Jorgensen on 8th August 2013
An invitation to return to Grootbos should be embroidered in freshly woven silk and hand delivered by the gods. Such is it?s bearing and worth as it promises a return to warmth and luxury, beautifully crafted meals, fresh sea air, magical milkwood forests and whale watching. Which is exactly what was on offer during my recent visit.

Photo of the Day - The Perfect Weekend Getaway

Posted under Travel Blog by Grootbos on 7th August 2013
A long weekend is upon us and there is no better way to celebrate Women's Day than treat your lady to a romantic getaway. Only 2 hours from Cape Town...What's stopping you?

Photo of the Day - Start the Day with a Hike through a Fynbos Valley

Posted under Fynbos and Flora Blog by Grootbos on 5th August 2013
There is nothing quite like watching the early morning rays shedding their light across a fynbos valley. What better way to appreciate the intricate beauty than with a guide with a keen eye.

Selected Recipe - Beetroot Tart Tatin with Thyme Strawberries and Goat's Cheese Cream

Posted under Food and Wine Blog by Candice Bresler on 2nd August 2013
Since I view most things with an 'edible eye' I wanted to try and translate these colours into a dish. Knowing that the scenery would far outdo any attempt of mine, I tried to keep it simple - a Beetroot Tart Tatin with Thyme Strawberries and Goat?s Cheese Cream.

Photo of the Day - Five Star Luxury in the Overberg

Posted under Travel Blog by Grootbos on 31st July 2013
Forest Lodge is the contemporary accommodation on Grootbos Private Nature Reserve. It is the ideal romantic getaway in the Western Cape that promises to be memorable.
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