An Experience Rooted in Wellness

Wellness and Wellbeing at Grootbos

A transformative journey of harmonious immersion in nature, where the body, mind, and soul are nourished, fostering a profound connection to the natural world.

Immersed in Nature

Be captivated by the power of nature and the profound harmony that exists among all living things as you witness the beauty of the pristine surrounding landscapes of Grootbos. Marvel at the vibrant biodiversity of the fynbos-rich reserve, bathe in the silent solitude of our indigenous forests, and discover the thunderous serenity of our wild Atlantic coastline.

Transformative Experiences

Awaken your senses to the captivating sights, enchanting sounds, and invigorating scents of our natural world. Embark on guided 4x4 botanical tours through the vibrant fynbos, or delve into the intriguing history of our ancestors within ancient coastal caves. Each experience is a journey of wonder, offering an opportunity to reconnect with our natural heritage.

Nourishing Culinary Experience

The culinary experience has been perfectly curated to create a harmonious fusion of organic, nutritious cuisine that not only delights the palate but also nurtures the body and mind.  An emphasis on organic produce not only enhances the taste but also contributes to sustainable practices, fostering a deeper connection with the environment.

Connections, Memories, Wellbeing

Surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of nature, guests form deep bonds with both loved ones and the dedicated team members who curate these unforgettable experiences. Whether embarking on a guided nature walk through the fynbos or sharing stories over a gourmet meal, these shared experiences strengthen relationships and provide a profound sense of fulfilment.

Nature Inspires Wellness

Through our ethos of living in harmony with nature and inspired by nature’s ability to shape consciousness and evoke a sense of wellbeing, Grootbos is a place where the soul finds solace and the senses awaken to the wonders of the surrounding landscape.

Transformative Wellness Experiences

Embark on a holistic wellbeing experience through our immersive activities.

Traverse the Fynbos-Rich Reserve

Be captivated by the power of nature on a guided botanical tour, or hike the trails of the reserve and discover the fascinating narratives of the unspoiled fynbos and its diverse fauna.

Discover Ancient Forests

Breathe in the pure forest air and marvel at the beauty of the trees as you walk along the winding trails or spend time bathing in the healing properties of the ancient forests.

Explore Walker Bay

Discover the history of the ancient caves on a guided tour, plunge into the revitalising coolness of the Atlantic ocean or stroll in tranquillity along kilometres of the secluded, pristine beach.

Embrace Healing Spa Treatments

Take care of your mind and body with invigorating wellness treatments and locally sourced products that were inspired by the very fynbos that surround you.

Savour The Culinary Experience

Amidst various settings within stunning natural landscapes, indulge in imaginative dishes crafted from the freshest organic produce that enriches your culinary journey.

Indulge in Luxurious Relaxation

From the luxurious lodge furnishings and d├ęcor to the expansive windows offering panoramic views, every element is meticulously curated to promote a sense of harmony and balance.


Our accommodation in the Garden Lodge was exemplary, the cuisine outstanding and the Guided tours executed by fully trained and knowledgable guides.

Annandray Souter - United Kingdom

A fantastic resort that also caters for children. We had our eight year old and it had the feel of a stylish resort which was exceedingly child friendly.

Stella M - Australia

A Holistic Approach To Wellness and Wellbeing

  • Mindful architectural design cultivates a harmonious connection with nature.
  • Mineral-rich drinking water from our sandstone aquifer provides extra health benefits.
  • Our carbon-negative status reflects our sustainability commitment, providing peace of mind.
Promoting wellness, relaxation, and connection with nature.

By nurturing a symbiotic relationship between luxury amidst nature, organic cuisine and sustainable tourism we are able to create a transformative experience that fosters a sense of interconnectedness with the natural world.

It encompasses every part of your stay from the serene views to the locally-sourced ingredients and eco-conscious practices noticeable throughout your stay.

Sanctuary In Nature

The luxurious lodges and suites seamlessly integrate with the natural beauty surrounding them with expansive interiors, nature-inspired design and awe-inspiring vistas that foster a sense of peace and tranquillity.

Sustainable Cuisine

Championing innovative and sustainable culinary techniques that celebrate the richness of organic, locally sourced ingredients and thereby cultivating a deeper appreciation for the nourishing power of food.

Harmonious Living

Nurturing the delicate balance between environmental preservation and human prosperity, and applying environmentally conscious practices has a way of enriching our soul and safeguarding the planet for future generations.

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Experiences at Grootbos

We’ve carefully curated a collection of one-of-a-kind experiences that reflect the diversity of this unique region we call home. 

Grootbos Foundation and global recognition

Grootbos is a world leader in sustainable tourism and has been awarded some of the highest international accolades possible, making us one of only a handful of lodges to achieve this.

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Grootbos invites you to experience our country's most precious floral biome and marine wilderness like never before. Enjoy unique guided experiences while being treated to five-star luxury at our lodges and villas.

Our Secret Season special offers South African residents an exclusive discounted rate and additional benefits. 

What's new at Grootbos - New Garden Lodge and Florilegium

The last year has been a busy one at Grootbos. We rebuilt our beloved Garden Lodge entirely and re-opened it in April 2022. We also officially launched the Grootbos Florilegium - Africa's first contemporary florilegium - which is a collection of botanical illustrations created by local and international artists, depicting the charismatic plants found on our reserve and the surrounding regions.

Click below to learn more about these exciting developments.

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