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    Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

    | R43 Between Stanford and Gansbaai, Grootbos Private Nature Reserve 7220, South Africa
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed two nights in October for my 50th Birthday. The team could not have been more welcoming or attentive to our needs. Great welcome from out guide who ran through everything we had planned for our stay. After a delicious lunch we were taken...More

    Thank MazBoland
    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear MazBoland It certainly sounds like you had a birthday celebration to remember! I do hope we'll see you again to celebrate a few other milestones... Regards Sean

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Although we were only able to spend two days at the Grootbos Forest Lodge, those two days were packed with activities, beautiful scenery, and a clear mission on behalf of the company to support and give back to the local community. We hiked, saw whales...More

    Thank Rebecca W
    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Rebecca W WOW! you certainly packed everything in! I'm so glad to hear that you had a great time. Aneke always makes sure of that. Thank you for your lovely review. Regards Sean

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    My first visit to Grootbos was amazing, The suite, the view, the peacefulness, tranquility, the cozy breakfasts and dinners. Its a perfect place for families. They have lots of activities. The cleanliness every thing was just perfect. We stayed there for 3 days in summer...More

    Thank Bodourkhoory
    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Bodourkhoory Thank you for your positive review. It was super to have you to stay. I'm delighted to see that you enjoyed all the activities. It is a pity about the rough seas that you experienced during your stay. There is no real "formula"...More

    Reviewed 2 November 2017

    If you want to undwind in pristine fynbos surroundings and get indulge in luxury this is the place to be. Main building is very modern, the suites at Forest Lodge huge with luxurious finishes and attention to detail given. On arrival a guide gives an...More

    Thank Frogy007
    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 7 November 2017

    Dear Frogy007 Thank you for your review. I'm so glad to see that you partook in so many of the activities on offer including the trip to our farm where so much of what we grow ends up on your plate. It's a very rewarding...More

    Reviewed 29 October 2017

    There are two lodges on this Private Nature Reserve, we stayed at the Forest Lodge. Our luxury suite was definitely luxury. A large lounge nicely furnished and with a stove for cold days. The bedroom is large and the bed comfortable. The bathroom has a...More

    Thank ColchesterSleeper
    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 7 November 2017

    Dear ColchesterSleeper Thank you for visiting Grootbos and for taking the time to post this wonderful review. It really helps to motivate all the staff to maintain our standards and go beyond the norm in order to give you, our guest, the most unique experience...More

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    Response from happytraveler12015 | Reviewed this property |
    Dress is casual.
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    Response from Chmalek | Reviewed this property |
    Yes they provide you with bottled water. Did not drink the tab water either. It's a wonderful place ! Charly
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