Grootbos Forest Lodge
Stunning forest view from the lodge Modern spacious accommodation
Stunning forest view from the lodge
Modern spacious accommodation

Grootbos Forest Lodge

Utter luxury and supreme 5 star treatment in an unbelievably beautiful setting. The privacy and peace of the individual suites is what the soul needs to truly relax. Absolutely amazing cuisine and hospitality that won't easily be equalled

Country

South Africa

Highlights

The way Grootbos manages to blend sumptuous luxury and classic service with the incredible floral and marine life.

Need to Know

27 large private suites, nestled amongst the Milkwoods, allow you to relax surrounded by the splendour of nature, waking up to the songs of the forest birds. In the lodges our chefs will replenish your body and soul with their magical creations.


SafarisSafaris


Driving, walking, diving, riding, canoe/boat. Guests can choose a walking, 4x4, or horseback safari, or can view the marine big five whales, dolphins, seals, penguins and Great White sharks by boat.

Wildlife HighlightsWildlife Highlights

Situated in the heart of the richest of the 6 floral kingdoms in the world, boasting 760 different species and more than 107 different bird species, as well as the marine big 5.

Local ActivitiesLocal Activities

Cape Agulhas - the southernmost tip of Africa
Wine tour to Hermanus with 70 different wine estates
Hermanus with local markets and shopping opportunities
De Hoop Nature Reserve
Stanford
Bredarsdorp - shipwreck museum

FacilitiesFacilities

Swimming pool, restaurant, bar, games room, massage, laundry, mosquito nets, electricity, air con bedrooms , ceiling fans, mobile phone access, internet access

AccommodationAccommodation

27 rooms built from stone, all en suite

AccoladesAccolades

Good Safari Guide Awards:
Winner Best Eco-Lodge in Africa (2010)

SeasonSeason

Low Season: May - June
Mid Season: July - August
High Season: January - April & September - December

Average StayAverage Stay

2-3 nights

Average PriceAverage Room Prices

(per person per night unless otherwise stated)

US$340

Children PolicyChild Policy

Forest Lodge: only 12+ years
Garden Lodge: all ages

Contact and Social Media

To find out more call us on +44 (0)1865 982290 or email us at enquiries at safariawards.com.

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Safari Awards Results History - Africa

Year Category W RU 3rd HC F N
2017 Best Community Focused Safari Property Nominee
2017 Best Design Nominee
2017 Best Ecologically Responsible Safari Property Finalist Nominee
2017 Best Location Nominee
2017 Best Marine Safari Experience Runner Up Finalist Nominee
2017 Best Safari Cuisine Finalist Nominee
2017 Best Value Safari Property Nominee
2017 Most Romantic Safari Property Finalist Nominee
2016 Best Community Focused Safari Property Finalist Nominee
2016 Best Design Nominee
2016 Best Ecologically Responsible Safari Property Finalist Nominee
2016 Best Family Safari Experience Nominee
2016 Best Location Finalist Nominee
2016 Best Marine Safari Experience Highly Commended Finalist Nominee
2016 Best Safari Cuisine Nominee
2016 Best Value Safari Property Nominee
2016 Most Romantic Safari Property Nominee
2015 Best Community Focused Safari Property Finalist Nominee
2015 Best Ecologically Responsible Safari Property Finalist Nominee
2015 Best Family Safari Experience Finalist Nominee
2015 Best Marine Safari Experience Third Place Finalist Nominee
2015 Best Safari Cuisine Nominee
2015 Best Value Safari Property Nominee
2014 Best Community Focused Safari Property Runner Up Finalist Nominee
2014 Best Safari Cuisine Finalist Nominee
2014 Best Safari Guiding Team Finalist Nominee
2013 Best Community Safari Property Nominee
2013 Best Ecological Safari Property Third Place Finalist Nominee
2011 Best Community Safari Property Third Place Finalist Nominee
2011 Best Ecological Safari Property Runner Up Finalist Nominee
2011 Best Safari Cuisine Nominee
2011 Best Safari Guiding Team Nominee
2011 Best Safari Property Southern Africa Nominee
2010 Best Community Safari Property Third Place Finalist Nominee
2010 Best Ecological Safari Property Winner Finalist Nominee
2009 Best Community Safari Property Winner Finalist Nominee
2008 Best Community Safari Property Winner Finalist Nominee

Safari Awards Results History - South Africa

Year Category W RU 3rd HC F N
2017 Best Community Focused Safari Property
2017 Best Design
2017 Best Ecologically Responsible Safari Property
2017 Best Location
2017 Best Marine Safari Experience
2017 Best Safari Cuisine
2017 Best Value Safari Property
2017 Most Romantic Safari Property
2016 Best Community Focused Safari Property
2016 Best Design
2016 Best Ecologically Responsible Safari Property
2016 Best Family Safari Experience
2016 Best Location
2016 Best Marine Safari Experience
2016 Best Safari Cuisine
2016 Best Value Safari Property
2016 Most Romantic Safari Property
2015 Best Community Focused Safari Property
2015 Best Ecologically Responsible Safari Property
2015 Best Family Safari Experience
2015 Best Marine Safari Experience
2015 Best Safari Cuisine
2015 Best Value Safari Property
2014 Best Community Focused Safari Property
2014 Best Safari Cuisine
2014 Best Safari Guiding Team
2013 Best Community Safari Property
2013 Best Ecological Safari Property
2011 Best Community Safari Property
2011 Best Ecological Safari Property
2011 Best Safari Cuisine
2011 Best Safari Guiding Team
2011 Best Safari Property Southern Africa
2010 Best Community Safari Property
2010 Best Ecological Safari Property
2009 Best Community Safari Property
2008 Best Community Safari Property

- Winner (W)   - Runner Up (RU)   - Third Place (3rd)   - Highly Commended (HC)  
- Finalist (F)