On the 2,500 hectare Grootbos Private Nature Reserve on the southern tip of Africa are the eco-friendly 5-star luxury accommodations of Grootbos Forest Lodge and Grootbos Garden Lodge.

With panoramic views of both looming mountains and magnificent sea, Grootbos sits in a magical Milkwood forest benefiting from beautiful floral varieties and proximity to abundant marine life. Situated 2 hours from Cape Town and 30 minutes from Hermanus, and at the gateway of the famous Garden Route, Grootbos is a unique and convenient place to explore South Africa.

The Forest Lodge consists of 16 stylishly furnished freestanding suites for ultimate privacy and comfort. Spacious wooden decks and large glass doors allow elevated panoramic views of mountains and sea. Equally luxurious and comfortable, the Forest Lodge is an exquisite place to take in South Africa’s lush landscape.

The Garden Lodge consists of 11 naturally designed suites made from stone, thatch, and timber within the gaps of the Milkwood forest. Spacious wooden decks and large glass doors allow elevated panoramic views of mountains and sea. The natural surroundings of the beautiful landscaped gardens and indigenous trees create a magical feelings around the Lodge.

Both lodges have access to a main lodge for 5-course dining in the chic dining areas, a bar, lounge, curio shop, and conference center. Relax around the main deck or dip in to the infinity pool overlooking the magnificent scenery. Outside of the lodge are an abundance of activities from horseback riding, nature walks, whale watching, to adventures such as guided coastal and cave tours, boating, quad biking, and exploring the wine region.

Grootbos is a premier lodging experience in the pristine region of South Africa. The Grootbos Reserve is dedicated to developing sustainable nature-based livelihoods in local communities, and a visit to Grootbos contributes to their efforts and promotes awareness of conservation and social development.


  • Beach
  • Bird Watching
  • Horse Riding – Reserve and Beach
  • Shark Cage Diving
  • Whale Watching – Land, Boat, Plane
  • Wine Tour


  • Internet Connection

Included Services:

  • Deck
  • Full Breakfast
  • High-Speed Internet
  • Horseback Riding
  • Linens Provided
  • Refrigerator
  • Spa
  • Suitable for Children
  • Swimming Pool
  • Telephone
  • View
  • Walking

Inside Amenities:

  • A/C
  • Fire Place

Outside Amenities:

  • Outdoor Shower


  • Safari Lodge

View And Location:

  • Ground Floor

Bedrooms: 27
Bathrooms: 27
Sleeps: 54
Category: Safari Lodge