Family XXX Getaway

FROM ONLY R 3,950 PER PERSON PER NIGHT

Summer has arrived so grab your hats and sunscreen! It's time to disconnect from the digital world and reconnect with nature. What better place than at Grootbos, situated in the heart of the Cape Floral Kingdom. Grootbos is an easy two-hour drive from Cape Town, situated in pristine fynbos and forest in a private nature reserve, overlooking picturesque Walker Bay, the perfect location for a family getaway.

Details 

  • 50% Discount on spa treatments
  • A 50% single supplement applies
  • Children under the age of 6 stay free of charge
  • A 50% discount applies to children aged 6 – 16 

Offer Valid: 28 November - 19 December 2019

STAY FROM 28 NOVEMBER - 19 DECEMBER 2019

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Day 1 - Overview

Arrive at Grootbos and enjoy a delicious lunch before checking into your family-friendly suite. After some relaxation time, one of our guides will show you the facilities and then you’ll head off on a fun treasure hunt through the forest and fynbos! An early dinner will be arranged for your kids with a special menu, after which the adults can indulge in a relaxed 5-course dinner while child-minders take care of your little ones in the playroom.
 

Create vivid family memories

Day 2 - Overview

Start the day bright and early as the children head to the small farm next to the stables to collect their eggs for breakfast. After breakfast, visit the beach where children will learn about inter-tidal zones and see a stone-age cave. Then it’s time for a delicious picnic lunch as you explore rock pools and spend time playing in the sand. In the afternoon, return to the lodge for a pony ride in the paddock. That evening, there's a special kids dinner in the playroom. Then it’s time for the adults to relax with another delectable dinner while their kids are cared for.

Create vivid family memories

Day 3 - Overview

Wake up for a quick cup of tea or coffee and snack, before heading off as a family to Kleinbaai Harbour. Here you’ll go on an exciting boat trip to see dolphins, penguins, seals, sharks and whales (whale season is from June – December)(R 1290.00 per adult / R 920.00 per child under 12). Get back to the lodge and enjoy a delicious brunch and then plant a special family tree on our reserve. After a light lunch, go on a Day in the Life of a Strandloper tour, which introduces you to the history of the Khoisan people who lived here in prehistoric times. End the day off with a magical farewell family dinner in the boma under the light of the stars.

Create vivid family memories

Day 4 - Overview

Go egg collecting again before breakfast and then head down to the stables afterwards to help feed the horses and farm animals. Depart Grootbos with a host of wonderful family memories to take with you.

 

Create vivid family memories

Your Stay Includes

5-STAR LUXURY ACCOMMODATION IN THE GROOTBOS PRIVATE VILLAS

Feel connected to the vivid landscapes and pristine natural surroundings when staying in the luxurious freestanding suites. Sink into the splendour of the endless views from your private freestanding private suite, each with its own private deck, fireplace and outdoor shower.

WHOLESOME AND NUTRITIOUS BREAKFAST

Start each day with a hearty and delicious breakfast made from locally sourced ingredients. Freshly baked bread, freshly squeezed juices and a variety of fresh fruit. Our executive chef, Benjamin Conradie is ready to cater to any specific tastes and requirements.

3-COURSE LUNCH

Refuel and recharge with a delicious seasonal menu, and you will be ready to explore for the rest of the day. All of our dishes are made from the freshest ingredients sourced straight from our organic farm and from the local harbours.

5-COURSE DINNER

A bountiful local produce from Growing the Future farm provides Head Chef Ben Conradie and his team with only the best ingredients. They have mastered the culinary art of enhancing natural flavours to create mouth-watering selections for an exquisite journey in taste sensations.

TRANSFERS TO/FROM ALL ACTIVITIES

Transfers to/from both included and additional activities are included in your rate. Airport transfers can be arranged with reservations prior to arrival at an additional cost.

GUIDED NATURE WALKS AND HIKES

Head out into the fynbos on foot with your expert nature guide. Discover the deep ancient Afro-Montane or nearby ancient Milkwood forests and marvel at this natural wonderland and all it has to offer.

HORSE RIDING

Horse riding on the reserve, for both experienced and non-experienced riders.

FYNBOS HORSEBACK EXPERIENCE

Mount up and explore the 2 500 hectare reserve on horseback with our experienced equestrian guides on hand. Every competency level can be catered for and pony rides for the kids are always a hit.

ANCIENT CAVE EXPERIENCE

Explore the nearby coastal limestone caves with your guide on hand to explain the remarkable stories behind the early dwellers of these caves. The Klipgat cave is an example of early human dwellings dating back to the Middle and late Stone Age.

SUNDOWNERS

Mark the end of another day in paradise from one of our sundowner spots high up on the reserve with endless vistas in every direction or on ‘Piano’ Rock as you sip your favourite drink to crashing of the waves and the breaching of the Southern Right Whales.

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En-route to Grootbos

We may be an unforgettable destination but the journey here is an experience in its own right.  Marvel at dramatic unspoilt views, stop in at some unique attractions and absorb all the exquisite natural beauty that surrounds you.

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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.