Sand and Sea Extravaganza Package

Included in your stay:

  • Accommodation in freestanding luxury suites
  • Welcome drink served upon arrival
  • Fresh fruit daily in suite
  • Light lunch
  • 5-course dinner
  • Breakfast buffet with full English breakfast menu
  • Horse riding for non- and experienced riders through the reserve (please note that the weight limit is 90kg/198lbs per person/ children under the age of 12 are only allowed on guided pony rides)
  • Guided Walks including fynbos nature tours and Milkwood walks
  • Nature, marine & coastal drives and walks including the Walker Bay Nature Reserve, De Kelders cliff walk, Klipgat Cave combined with seasonal land-based whale watching (whale watching especially during June – December)
  • Bird-watching; experience a great variety of bird species on the reserve
  • Various maps of the reserve and the area for self-guided walks
  • Transfers to/from all activities

Day 1

Afternoon:

- Arrive at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve and enjoy a refreshing glass of sparkling wine while marvelling at the unbeatable views over Walker Bay.

- You will be greeted with a warm towel to wipe away the travel fatigue while a member of staff parks your car and places your luggage in your suite.

- We highly recommend sitting down to a decadent lunch on our outside deck so you can grasp the natural spectacle of Grootbos and the panoramic views over Walker Bay.

- When you are ready, a guide will sit down with you and take you through the list of activities available at Grootbos.

- You will then be led along the cobbled pathway to your self-standing suite nestled in the indigenous vegetation. Make yourself at home and when you are ready we can begin the seaside adventure.

- Take a trip to the pristine beach of Walker Bay where limestone rocks and a midnight blue ocean create an awe-inspiring beauty. There are ancient caves awash with fascinating secrets waiting to be explored.

- Enjoy fruity cocktails at our swimming pool while taking in the serenity of the surroundings.

Evening:

- Take your time to relax and freshen up before making your way to the main lodge for a sensational gourmet dinner.

- Sit down to a fusion of culinary delights during a six-course dinner. Our chefs insist on using only the freshest ingredients so most of our produce is home-grown and organic while our seafood is straight from the sea. Needless to say, every meal is an explosion of flavour.

- Whilst you relish the exquisite taste sensation your suite will be prepared for the evening. When you return the lights will be dimmed, the duvet turned down and, if the weather calls for it, a fire lit.

Day 2

Morning:

- Leisurely wake up to a delightful breakfast made from fresh produce picked straight from our organic farm, the eggs are picked that very morning.

- Spend the morning lazing on one of our unspoiled beaches of white virgin sands with a brilliantly blue ocean. Once you have acquired an appetite sit beneath an umbrella as we set out a freshly packed picnic for lunch.

Afternoon:

- Take the opportunity to take a stroll through the reserve or relax in your spacious suite with your private outdoor shower or by the swimming pool surrounded by the splendour of nature.

Evening:

- End an incredible day with a sensational six-course dinner complemented by a bottle of delicious local wine.

- Return to the tranquillity of the night sounds and luxurious comforts of your suite.

Day 3

Morning:

- Sit down for breakfast to a buffet of delicacies and something mouth-watering from our hot menu.

- Marvel at the majestic Cape Mountains and the beauty of our surroundings during a scenic flight or take an exciting boat trip to experience a colony of Cape Fur Seals, penguins, sea birds, sharks, dolphins and whales (Southern right whales flock to our shores from June – December). 

Afternoon:

- Take advantage of the sweeping views during a scrumptious lunch in the restaurant or outside in the fresh air.

- Feel the wind whip through your hair and the sand rush beneath you as you take an exhilarating horse ride across an untouched beach.

- Unwind on our outside deck while enjoying a glass of sparkling wine as the sun dips beneath the horizon in a kaleidoscope of colours.

Evening:

- Relish the flavours of a gourmet dinner in one of our five-star restaurants created by a team of skilled and passionate chefs.

Day 4

Morning:

- Savour a fresh and tasty breakfast with views overlooking Walker Bay.

- One of our specialised guides can take you for a beach walk to discover the unique ecosystem in this part of Southern Africa.

- Depart Grootbos feeling inspired from all the incredible memories and rejuvenated after living luxuriously in harmony with nature.