Understated opulence, inspired by nature

Villa 1 @ Grootbos: 

– 1000 Square meters

– 2 Master-Suites with en-suite bathroom (bath, shower and outside shower) 

– 3 Luxury Bedrooms with en-suite bathroom (bath and shower) 

– 1 Luxury Bedroom with en-suite bathroom (shower only) 

– 2 Lounges with satellite TV 

– 1 fully equipped kitchen with storeroom and scullery 

– Dining Room 

– Breakfast area 

– 2 outside BBQ areas, 1 inside BBQ area 

– Outside pool 

– 1 Media Room with big screen and projector 

– 1 fully equipped office with internet access and telephone 

– 1 Gym 

– Wine Cellar 

– Large outside decks 

– Own landing strip suitable for helicopters and small planes 


– Accommodation for a maximum of 12 adults (fully serviced) 

– Welcome drink served upon arrival 

– Breakfast buffet with full English breakfast menu 

– Light Lunches 

– 5-course dinners or South African Braai 

– All drinks including spirits, liqueurs and soft drinks. The only drinks excluded are French champagne and premium wines. 

– Private guide for the duration of the stay with private vehicle 

– Private chef for the duration of the stay (available for breakfasts, lunches and dinners) 

– Laundry and valet service 

– Horse riding for non- and experienced riders (please note that the weight limit is 90kg/198lbs per person) – children under the age of 12 are only allowed on pony rides unless accompanied by parents 

– Guided Walks including fynbos nature tours and Milkwood walks 

– Nature, marine & coastal drives including the Walker Bay Nature Reserve, De Kelders cliff walk, Klipgat Cave combined with seasonal land-based whale watching (whale watching especially during June – December) 

– Various maps of the reserve and the area for self-guided walks 

– Transfers to/from all activities 

– Day trip to Cape Agulhas, the most southern tip of Africa 

– Shopping Excursions to Hermanus 

– Wine tasting at a wine estate 


Grootbos is situated on a private nature reserve overlooking Walker Bay. Situated about 50 km east of Hermanus and less than a 2-hour drive from Cape Town. Access to Grootbos is by tar road.