Celebrate your love in luxury and nature

Exceptional Venue

Based in one of the most beautiful parts of South Africa, Grootbos is in the heart of the Cape Floral Kingdom. Filled with rare plant species and ancient forests, it is the perfect setting for a beautiful wedding in nature.

Milkwood Forest
Walker Bay Nature Reserve
Standford’s Cove – De Kelders
The pool at the Garden Lodge
Reception at the Forest Lodge Wine Cellar
Reception at the Forest Lodge Boma

Awards & Mentions

2013 - Best Hotel
Unique Lodges of the World.
Top 100 Hotels in the World
Best Family Hotel in the world
Hideaway of the Year

Celebrate with Family and Friends

Choose from four different venues for the best wedding reception at Grootbos. From the Wine Cellar, the Champagne Bar, the Boma, or the Red Indigo Restaurant, you’ll enjoy a feast to the eye and the palate.

Lover's Paradise

Our luxurious accommodation offers many romantic features for that perfect escape together.

Garden Lodge
Love in Luxury

Garden Lodge

Enjoy our cosy fireplace, a candlelit bath or watch the sunset from your own private deck. Guests will enjoy exclusivity and privacy at the Garden Lodge, including breathtaking sights and the peaceful sounds of nature.

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Forest Lodge
Nature’s Romance

Forest Lodge

Experience the forest’s restorative and inspiring power. The Forest Lodge incorporates the surrounding natural beauty inspiring harmonious and loving energies to flow.

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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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This is one of my favourite venues and I highly recommend it for any new couples looking for a wedding venue

Monica Dart - United States

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

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

Bruce F - Germany

This is definitely a bucket list destination.

Linsey Caine - South Africa

The highlight of the best trip of our lives - We loved the location immensely!

Ryan Danz - United States

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.

Surrender your Senses

Delight in a fine dining experience with a six-course meal in one of our five-star restaurants. A fusion of culinary delights will awaken delightful taste sensations.

Organic Culinary Experiences That Excite And Delight

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. Every mean is an explosion of flavour.

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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 by taking advantage of our special rates - Exclusive to South African Residents.

Find about more about our special offers of up to 45% discount off the normal rates plus value adds.