Overview of Grootbos Forest Lodge
Grootbos Forest Lodge is located in the almost 2 800ha Grootbos Private Nature Reserve. Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and Overberg Mountains, this award-winning lodge features a sophisticated design and has been constructed using local sandstone and sustainably harvested timber. Ideal for a honeymoon or romantic getaway, Forest Lodge offers only 16 suites and provides an intimate and elegant experience.
Explore the magnificent area on guided drives and walks through the reserve as you learn about the fascinating fynbos and delicate relationships of the indigenous flora and fauna. Go horse riding, whale watching, on a flower safari, or even a thrilling scenic flight over the gorgeous landscape. Grootbos has a strong focus on conservation and sustainable tourism, and is a member of Fair Trade in Tourism, South Africa (FTTSA).
Make a Positive Impact Through Travel
Grootbos Foundation is a non-profit organisation that works to conserve the critically endangered fynbos, while also focusing on the training and skills development of the surrounding communities. It is an organisation dedicated to empowering others through ecotourism, enterprise development, sports development and education. All projects are replicable and scalable, with many generating their own income or becoming partially self-sustaining. From coaching soccer and computer training to clearing alien vegetation, each programme has been carefully considered to build a brighter future for the people who live here, as well as the environment.
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Rooms at Grootbos Forest Lodge
Unwind and relax, in your own private luxury
One-Bedroom Luxury Suite
Grootbos Forest Lodge offers 16 private Luxury Suites hidden in a fairytale forest.
Each suite is elegantly furnished for both comfort and beauty, and features a fireplace, romantic canopy bed, under-floor heating, and a spacious en suite bathroom with double showers and/or bathtubs. In addition, the suites also offer superb views from the wooden deck, and mini-bars.
Spend lazy afternoons beside the swimming pool where you can enjoy exceptional views over Walker Bay.
The main lodge complex houses the bar area where you can enjoy a refreshing drink or complimentary tea, coffee and sweet treats and nibbles.
Dine at the Red Indigo restaurant where you can enjoy a range of excellent dishes created using local and fresh produce. Look out at the incredible views of Walker Bay through huge windows, while the friendly staff attends to your every need. Complement your meal with a fine wine from their extensive collection.
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Tucked away in nature and away from the Hermanus hubbub, Grootbos boasts unparalleled views of the bay while providing a luxury, tailor-made experience for discerning guests.
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