Located near the stunning Breathtaking and Panoramic views of the ocean, the Grootbos Private Nature Reserve is a true pristine paradise that showcases the truly beautiful cape flora and marine life. Grootbos is only located 2 hours from Cape Town providing quick and easy access to the stunning Reserve. This stunning Reserve and the Lodge located within are orientated towards the setting sun, giving visitors absolutely stunning views of the setting sun over the ocean.
The beautiful rooms of the Grootbos Private Nature Reserve are quite beautiful. Each suite has a spacious ensuite bathroom with double wash basins and double shower and bath. There is a separate lounge with facilities that allow visitors to make coffee and tea and a separate bathroom as well. There is a cozy fireplace as well as a private deck that provides a true stunning view of the ocean.
For a unique culinary experience, guests can visit a unique restaurant called Red Indigo, known for its unique contemporary cuisine. Red Indigo is located at the Forest Lodge and guests are served by truly friendly waiters. Visitors can enjoy truly beautiful views of the fynbos while dining at this stunning and unique eatery.
There are very few things that are as relaxing as a horseback stroll through the stunning and beautiful landscape of the Grootbos Nature Reserve. Ride through the sweeping sand dunes with fresh air filling your lungs taking in the clean and beautiful open landscape.
The Horse riding at Grootbos is suitable and available to everybody from novice to expert. Ride through the fynbos or ride on one of the specially trained horses on the stunning beaches of the resort. Each of the horses are expertly trained and well exercised.
Fat Biking is a unique variation of normal biking where visitors are able to enjoy the truly beautiful dunes and beaches of the reserve. Fat Bikes are specially built bikes that have much thicker and wider tires that allow better traction on the soft and loose sand and prevents them from sinking in the sand. All throughout you great experience, your mind will not be able comprehend you biking on these soft sandy dunes.
There are few feelings as exciting as speeding down the side of a dune, feeling the fresh air in your face. Luckily everyone will be trained on how to ride the bikes, and despite appearances the ride is actually very controlled and the sand will prevent you from going too fast.
Guests have an opportunity to hop aboard the riverboat Lady Stanford for a memorable and truly exciting river cruise along the peaceful and tranquil Klein River. The Lady Stanford has two levels that allow guests to enjoy the picturesque views of the surrounding landscape. No expense has been spared in the preparation and setup of this memorable adventure. The tour is led by an experienced and educated skipper, who knows the river quite well and will be able to provide an exciting experience, looking out for all kinds of bird species, horses and otters on your way to the peaceful lagoon.
One of the most amazing experiences that guests can take part in while staying a Grootbos Private Nature Reserve is Whale Watching. Whales are quite popular and common in the region of the Cape where Grootbos is located.
Whale watching will be available from June to December and guests will be able to experience these gentle giants from the safety of the land in open vehicles or on a boat, allowing guests to get up close to these aquatic titans.