Discover the Diverse Wildlife of Grootbos Private Nature Reserve
Grootbos Private Nature Reserve is a five-star eco paradise showcasing the flora and marine life of Africa’s southern tip. Experience this world through a stay at Grootbos Villas, where you will experience culinary excellence and a variety of exclusive experiences tailored to your unique needs, ensuring memorable adventures for you and your loved ones.
Nestled within the stunning natural realm of the Grootbos Private Nature Reserve, this refined villa comprises 6 opulent suites, affording guests breathtaking vistas of Walker Bay, a renowned haven for whale-watching. The villa is exclusively available for guest use and stands as one of the most luxurious villas in South Africa. It offers two lounge areas, a well-appointed dining room, a media room equipped with a large screen and projector, a wine cellar, an outdoor BBQ area, a private pool, and a fully equipped kitchen. Throughout your stay, a dedicated private guide, chef, and butler will be at your service, ensuring your every need is met and enveloping you in the authentic Grootbos experience.
We are delighted to introduce a second villa with four bedrooms, upholding the same impeccable standards as our original villa. These villas are ideally suited for intimate gatherings and multigenerational travel, granting guests an unrivaled private and bespoke experience within the Grootbos Reserve.
This splendid 4-Bedroom Villa, set in an idyllic location, offers a luxurious blend of comfort. It features a lavish Master Suite with a spa-like en-suite bathroom, two opulent Luxury Bedrooms with en-suite baths, and a third equally luxurious Bedroom with a stylish en-suite shower. The interior radiates elegance, with a lounge area, satellite TV, a fully equipped kitchen, and a spacious Dining Room. Step outside to find a pool, Gym, Wine Cellar, Sauna & Relaxation Room, and expansive decks. The villa also boasts its own landing strip for easy access..
Introducing a magnificent 6-Bedroom Villa that sets new standards for luxury living. This grand residence features two Master Suites, each with an en-suite bathroom, including a luxurious combination of bath, shower, and even an outdoor shower for a touch of nature. Three equally splendid Luxury Bedrooms offer their own en-suite baths with bath and shower facilities, while a separate Luxury Bedroom has a dedicated shower. The villa’s interior exudes elegance with dual Lounges, satellite TV, a fully equipped kitchen with a storeroom and scullery, and ample dining space. Both indoor and outdoor BBQ areas enhance culinary experiences. Outside, you’ll find a pool, Gym, Wine Cellar, and spacious decks for relaxation. A Media Room with a large screen and projector, along with a fully equipped office, ensures you stay connected. Lastly, a private landing strip accommodates helicopters and small planes for seamless access to this luxurious haven.
There’s something special about exploring a place on horseback. Take a leisurely trot and soak in the stunning views, or gallop along the sweeping sand dunes, with the fresh air invigorating your senses and excitement coursing through your veins.
Horse riding at Grootbos is suitable for everyone, whether you’re a complete beginner or a more experienced rider. Enjoy a relaxed ride through the fynbos or choose one of our special horses, trained specifically for beach outings. Our stable of 22 horses at Grootbos is well-conditioned and expertly trained. Moreover, our guides have years of experience in handling these majestic animals.
Stay perfectly still, listen closely, and you’ll be captivated by the insights gained on a botanical safari. With the world’s richest temperate flora and the discovery of six entirely new species previously unknown to science, your time at Grootbos will forever change the way you perceive plants and flowers.
Exploring the 800 recorded plant species across our pristine 2500-hectare wilderness will unravel the captivating narrative of fynbos and forest. You’ll engage your senses as you touch, smell, and witness the natural wonders surrounding you. Discover how a sunbird’s beak perfectly complements a flower, the uniqueness of the honey produced by our bees, and the vital role of rejuvenating fires in bringing forth new life.
Embark on an enchanting stroll through our Milkwood forest or a rejuvenating hike up our fynbos-covered mountains, and you’ll soon grasp the unique allure of Grootbos. Whether it’s a sunbird delicately sipping nectar from a flower or a breathtaking ocean vista that leaves you breathless, surprises await you at every turn.
Our trails are meticulously marked, offering you the choice between self-guided walks and guided walks, allowing you to delve deeper into these intriguing and secluded ecosystems. Peer into the intricate petals of a King Protea, inhale the aromatic blackcurrant notes of buchu, or simply revel in the exquisite silence that envelops you.