A fun and exciting escape in Africa

Unique Experiences 

Explore rare natural wonders from our luxurious reserve.

2500 Hectares of pristine wilderness
800 Plant species: 6 newly discovered here
3 Milkwood forests over 1000 years old
The wonder of the Marine Big Five

Awards & Mentions

Unique Lodges of the World.
Hideaway of the Year
Top 100 Hotels in the World
The 101 Best Hotels in the World
Innovation Awards Winner - Experience Africa

Progressive, natural, inclusive

We go beyond simply conserving this pristine wilderness, we call home. We’re constantly researching, innovating and pioneering new ways of doing things and winning many eco awards along the way.


The Best in Rest and Relaxation

Our luxurious accommodation offers the best features for that ultimate time hanging out with friends.

Garden Lodge

Garden Lodge

Our spacious two-bedroom suites offer top comforts for the ideal escape with friends. Each suite offers two private en-quite bedrooms and bathrooms, separate lounge and dining area and a private outside deck overlooking Walker Bay.

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Forest Lodge
Chill Out in Nature

Forest Lodge

Experience the forest’s restorative and rejuvenating power. The Forest Lodge incorporates the surrounding natural beauty for the perfect chill out time with friends.

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Private Villas
Exclusive and unsurpassed

Private Villas

Our two private villas are the last word in secluded luxury, offering unforgettable experiences to our discerning guests. With intuitive service provided by your own private chef, butler and nature guides, your every need will be met in a home-away-from-home environment of unsurpassed quality.

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A spot of heaven - What a wonderful place. Food great, staff efficient, pleasant and very helpful. Views are incredible.

Bruce F - Germany

Our villa was really great, a sea view straight out from the bed, a beautiful fireplace and one of the best bathrooms I've ever seen!

Chad S - United Kingdom

Secluded without being isolated, many amazing activities are included such as horse riding, 4x4 safari and nature walks.

Amanda M - Australia

We had a wonderful stay at Forrest Lodge - it is very modern in design, vast rooms.

Caroline Natnwich - United Kingdom

Exceptional place, we enjoyed wonderful sundowners as we watched for whales, flew above the bay to watch whales from the sky and went on a flower safari.

Charlotte Murray - United States

Adventures for a Lifetime

What better way to create lifelong memories than by experiencing the diversity of this unique region we call home. 

Friends who Dine Together

Our five-star chefs will produce perfect meals for you to relax and enjoy with friends.

Delectable Treats

Our mouth-watering selection of meals from the buffet or a la carte will always come from the freshest ingredients either sourced locally or from our organic farm.

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Award-winning wines. Authentic experiences.

Savour the stories behind the wines themselves as you learn more about the wine farms on our doorstep and the superior vintages they produce. Go on a guided farm tour, enjoy a delectable food and wine pairing, or simply spend time learning from our experienced sommelier.

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Enjoy the warmth of our hospitality

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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Visit Grootbos and discover unparalleled luxury and immersive experiences with our Spring Splendour Special - Exclusive to South African Residents.

Enjoy a 50% discount on our normal rates, along with 50% off spa treatments and a complimentary bottle of Creation Rosé.