The Grootbos Garden Lodge is probably the most beautiful accommodation on the Grootbos Private Nature Reserve.

Panoramic views, luxury comforts, and world-class culinary excellence make the Garden Lodge experience unforgettable.

Learn more about this carbon-negative, charming and luxurious eco-lodge.

Garden Lodge’s architecture draws inspiration from its abundance of natural beauty.

Ceiling beams mimic the branches of the hallowed ancient milkwood trees.

Floor-to-ceiling windows allow natural light to enter the space and accentuate the expansive views on all sides.

It’s all about bringing the outside in and creating a unique, fully immersive experience. 

Grootbos Garden Lodge is Committed to Sustainability:

At Grootbos Garden Lodge, we’re passionate about living sustainably and harmoniously with nature.

This ethos has guided all our endeavours and was vital during the rebuild of Garden Lodge.

Re-using materials from the original building, implementing eco-friendly water and waste management practices, and the use of solar and other clean energy sources, are just some of the sustainability features of the newly rebuilt lodge, moving us closer to clean, responsible living.

Celebrating Family at Grootbos Garden Lodge:

Garden Lodge has always welcomed families with children of all ages.

Now, with multi-generational travel being more popular than ever, Garden Lodge is the perfect place to enjoy special moments together with loved ones.

The lodge has been built with families in mind and boasts activities and facilities for all generations to enjoy.

Accommodation at Grootbos Garden Lodge:

Secluded, tranquil and opulent, these are suites for romance, contemplation and connecting deeply with both nature and you.

Taste the fresh air, listen to the sound of the ocean and breathe in the smell of the unique fynbos that surround you.

Stroll under a natural green canopy until you discover your Luxury Suite set apart on top of a hill, with endless ocean and fynbos vistas laid out before you.

Relax on your sumptuous bed, feel revived in the expansive bathrooms and then contemplate life with a glass of award-winning wine in hand.

Dining at Grootbos Garden Lodge:

Garden Lodge offers fine dining in several unique and luxurious settings.

Experience culinary excellence at our sophisticated restaurant, charming and intimate wine cellar or the magical outdoor boma set in the heart of a Milkwood Forest.

Taste the spray of the sea in every forkful of your delectable fish fillet.

Bite into homemade tortellini as the flavour bursts into your mouth.

Delight as you nibble on a whisky-infused chocolate torte with salted caramel.

Every meal at Grootbos is an exceptional dining experience packed with texture, flavour and colour. 

At Grootbos we know a lot about wine.

But we’re not pretentious about it.

We believe that everyone will enjoy discovering and experiencing the award-winning wines of this region, whether they’re sampling a food and wine pairing, hearing from one of our sommeliers on what makes this vintage particularly special or going on a guided tour of the wine farm itself.

Choose from a vast selection of bottles in our cellar and enjoy the most perfect expression of our landscape and its people.

Experiences at Grootbos Garden Lodge:

We’re known for our unique botanical safaris on board an open-top Land Rover, where you’ll learn from our hugely knowledgeable guides about the incredible birds, plants and animals in this floral kingdom.

Be still, absorb the world around you and delight afresh in its wonder. 

Walks or hikes in and around Grootbos are one of the best ways to truly immerse yourself in the Cape Floral Kingdom, as you breathe the fresh air and drink in the crystal-clear views.

Take a guided walk or head out yourself as you gaze at bursts of fynbos colour. 

Suit up and get ready for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Visit active beehives under the guidance of our experienced beekeeper and learn the important role bees play in our environment and how delicate their ecosystem is.

Health & Wellness at Grootbos Garden Lodge:

Feel revitalised, calmer and more at peace by choosing from the many treatments offered by our two tranquil wellness spas.

From soothing massages to rejuvenating facials, our skilled therapists can provide a variety of treatments to enhance your sense of serenity and wellness. 

Our wellness spa centres are set amidst the serenity of a Milkwood Forest or near lush, landscaped gardens, providing sanctuaries where tension is dispelled and stress melts away. Healing hands and natural, products all add to the tranquil experience, ensuring you leave us calmer, stronger and more centred.


11 January 2025 to 30 April 2025.

From R13 900 per person sharing per night.

Single Room from R20 800 per night.

Family Suite (2 x adults and 3 children maximum) from R48 600 per night.

Rates Include:

Luxury Accommodation.

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Transfers to/from the activities.

4×4 Flower Safari.

Guided Nature Walk.

Fynbos Horseback Experience.

Ancient Cave Experience.

Welcome drinks upon arrival.

Water, Soft drinks, tea/coffee.


Rates Exclude:

Alcoholic beverages.



Travel Insurance – highly recommended. 


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Grootbos Private Nature Reserve, Gansbaai, 7220, Western Cape, South Africa


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