Grootbos Forest Lodge
Cape Town, South Africa - Premier 5
Forest Lodge is an architectural masterpiece of sophisticated contemporary design, with 16 luxury suites embedded in a 1500-year old Milkwood Forest. with spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean. Forest Lodge consists of a main lodge with restaurant, bar, spacious lounge area, gallery, infinity pool and conference centre as well as 16 luxurious, freestanding suites built on the edge of the forest. Volumes of space under slate roofs are framed by glass, steel and natural brick to maximize the sweeping views across fynbos and dunes to the ocean.
Grootbos has carved a unique niche in the upmarket eco-lodge sector by specializing in the Cape region of South Africa's world-renowned flora and marine biodiversity. This multi-award winning 2500 ha reserve is home to more than 760 different species of plants, offers warm hospitality, excellent cuisine, fine South African wines and is a nature lover's paradise.
Whether ones interests are birding, wild flowers, whale watching, diving with great white sharks or relaxing on unspoilt beaches Grootbos has it all. The Cape fynbos is renowned as a flora biodiversity hotspot and for more than a decade Grootbos has promoted its beauty, researched some of its many secrets and developed a suit of projects focused on conserving this exceptional natural region.
The gourmet cuisine is crafted from the finest and freshest local ingredients, including seafood specialties and excellent South African wines. One can experience a fusion of culinary delights while marveling at mesmerizing views of Walker Bay.
Central to the ethos of Grootbos is that our guests discover the region's natural wonders and directly contribute to its conservation and upliftment of our local communities.