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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 19 November 2014

          Really excited to arrive here and be shown our wonderful accommodation with lounge, real fire, two bathrooms, four poster bed, panoramic views of the fynbos and the bay. We were lucky enough to have Jo as our ranger on our fynbos safari and our cave...More

          1  Thank EnglandComfortseeker
          Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 2 December 2014

          Wow- it sounds like you had an amazing stay with us! What a wonderful experience to gallop along a private beach on horseback with whales in the distance! Jo will also be thrilled that you enjoyed her excursions too. I hope we'll see you again...More

          Reviewed 13 November 2014

          an eco hotel with many unique features. only about 25 lodges, all discreetly positioned so you feel alone and private. 4 post bed, hot chocolate and biscuits mmmmm panoramic view of sea from a high position ,you gaze out of a mineral water bath at...More

          1  Thank bullous
          Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 15 November 2014

          Dear bullous Thank you for your review. I'm glad to see we kept you busy exploring the wonders of the area. Walker Bay has so much to offer and it's always wonderful to hear about the fascinating history from one of our expert guides. If...More

          Reviewed 12 November 2014

          A highlight during our first trip to South Africa. Spaceous rooms with view of most memorable sunsets. Dining one night out in the near forest was a unique experience and special treat. Enjoy activities all day long. Don’t miss the Social Responsibility tour. Proud local...More

          1  Thank Travel_Juerg
          Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 15 November 2014

          Dear Travel_Juerg We are so happy to hear that Grootbos was a highlight of your trip to South Africa. We too, so enjoy dining outdoors in the magical forest lit with fairy lights and lanterns. It really is a special experience that I hope you...More

          Reviewed 8 November 2014

          This place is first rate!!! The rooms (villas) are fabulous with a living room, bedroom, spa like bathroom and deck overlooking the ocean. No safaris here. Hiking, horseback riding, walking on the beach, touring caves on the beach, eating and relaxing. This was a great...More

          1  Thank marilyn f
          Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 15 November 2014

          Dear marilynf How wonderful it is for us to hear that you LOVED your stay with us. It's our dream come true- Thank you! I'm also very glad to hear that you spent time walking through the magnificent reserve by yourself- taking in the sights,...More

          Reviewed 4 November 2014

          My husband and I capped off our honeymoon tour of South Africa at Grootbos. What a restful and romantic place! The service at the lodge is amazing. We were pleasantly greeted by all staff everyday. Our needs were anticipated in advance and any other needs...More

          Thank MinneapolisGirl_73
          Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 15 November 2014

          Dear MinneapolisGirl_73 We are so privileged that you chose to join us on your honeymoon vacation. We are of course delighted that you enjoyed the food so much. Our chefs love being creative and it is for this reason that the menu changes daily. I...More

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          Susan M
          Hi, We are visiting here in early April 2017. My question is about the water. Is bottled water provided? Is tap water safe to drink? We visited International medical facility in GA, USA and we were advised only drink bottled. Any information you can provide would be wonderful. This will be our first trip to this part of the world and we are VERY excited to visit this lovely place as described by all of the reviews. Thank you and look forward to input.
          23 February 2017|
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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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          nat4crim
          Given that everything is inclusive for our two night stay including meals and activities, what is the tipping etiquette? Is there a general tip box we can leave money in at the end of our stay to be distributed among staff members? Or do we need to worry about individually tipping our tour guides, at the restaurants ect...?
          9 January 2017|
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          Response from Frances P | Reviewed this property |
          A minefield! We were on a guided tour, and were told that staff tips were taken care of. I'm not sure this was true, but it turned out it didn't include anything for the driver/guides, who were brilliant and very... More
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