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Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat

Western Cape, South Africa

Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat: Retreat Setting

Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat: Retreat Setting

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Description


Bushmans Kloof Wildereness Reserve & Wellness Retreat is a private, luxurious ecological lodge retreat some 270 kilometres north of Cape Town, in the Cedarberg Mountains, Western Cape. The fabulous wilderness setting (which is malaria and predator-free) allows guests to feel close to nature, surrounded by wide open plains, ancient sandstone rock formations, crystal-clear waterfalls and an abundance of flora and fauna. Guest rooms and suites are spacious and restful, with furnished private patios overlooking the retreat's landscaped botanical gardens, while the superb Koro Lodge provides excellent family-friendly, private villa accommodation near to the main lodge. Gourmet dining options, including The Homestead dining room, al fresco on the terrace or in the natural sandstone amphitheatre, or privately in your guest room or suite, reflect Bushmans Kloof's unique combination of wilderness and wellbeing - a true feast for all the senses awaits.

Details:+
  • Type:Boutique Hotel
  • Summary:The sense of isolation of the lodge adds to the adventure
  • Feature:Superb area for hiking, mountain-biking and swimming
  • Rooms:16 rooms & suites and 1 Villa
  • Location:Western Cape , South Africa
  • Star rating:5 Star
  • Nearest airport:Cape Town International Airport
Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat
Amenities
Location and transfer

The Lodge is located in the Cederberg Mountains, Western Cape and is approximately three-and-a-half hours from Cape Town International Airport by car transfer. Alternatively, forty-five to fifty-five minutes by helicopter.

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Accommodation:+

Each guest room and suite features air-conditioning, a ceiling fan, mini-bar, tea and coffee-making facilities, a hairdryer, bathrobes and slippers, bathroom amenities, a personal safe, flat-screen television, DVD/CD player, telephone, iPod/iPhone docking station, wi-fi internet access and maid service three times a day.

Luxury Room:+
  • Size: 27m² (approximately)
  • Room View: Landscaped botanical garden views
  • Facilities: The individually designed Luxury Rooms feature a king-size bed or twin beds, an en suite bathroom with bath and shower, luxury underfloor heating, a private patio and convenient access to one of the four swimming pools. 
Deluxe Room:+
  • Size: 57m²
  • Room View: Various views
  • Facilities: The large private patio leads into an inviting interior with a lounge area and king-size bed, underfloor heating and delicate soft furnishings. There's an en suite bathroom with separate bath and shower and a fireplace (in some rooms). 
Niven Family Deluxe Room:+
  • Size: 57m²
  • Room View: Various views
  • Facilities: The delightful Niven Family Deluxe Room offers ideal accommodation for a family and boasts a Master Bedroom with a king-size four-poster bed, lounge area and a second bedroom with twin beds, which can be converted to a double, if required. Additionally, there are two en suite bathrooms and a furnished private patio and courtyard, perfect for al fresco dining.
Paterson Suite:+
  • Size: 71m² (approximately)
  • Room View: River and mountain views
  • Facilities: The delightfully decorated Paterson Suite is located in the original manor house and boasts a king-size bed, en suite bathroom with a stylish Victorian bath and shower, a separate lounge, fireplace and a spacious private patio.
Riverside Supreme Suite:+
  • Size: 68m² (approximately)
  • Room View: Rock formations, rock pools, river and private lawn views
  • Facilities: The secluded Riverside Supreme Suite is located on the banks of the Boontjies River and boasts elegant accommodation, perfect for a special occasion or romantic escape. It comprises a Master Suite with four-poster king-size bed, a living room with comfortable sofas and armchairs and a gorgeous open fireplace and a deluxe en suite bathroom. Outdoors, guests can enjoy a large furnished private patio with infinity-edge plunge pool and an outdoor shower.
Koro Lodge:+
  • Room View: Various views of the private gardens and surrounding landscape
  • Facilities: The intimate, fully inclusive Koro Lodge was previously a farmhouse, located four kilometres from the Main Lodge, and offers superb family-friendly accommodation and the services of a private Guide and private Chef. The lodge is elegantly appointed and comprises two Master Bedrooms with luxury en suite bathrooms, a loft area accommodating up to four children, a family room with en suite, a bar/lounge/dining space with a fireplace, a fully equipped kitchen, mini library, amenities for children (highchairs, cots etc), a furnished wraparound terrace with outdoor dining area and a braai (barbecue), an infinity-edge swimming pool with furnished deck and an outdoor shower.
Dining:+

Enjoy award-winning, unpretentious Cape Contemporary cuisine in a variety of stunning dining venues, complemented by wines from the acclaimed wine cellar. Additionally, there are a number of extraordinary dining experiences to enjoy, including romantic candlelit dining in the secluded Kadoro, a renovated shepherd's hut, in the walled garden or at the river boma.

The Homestead:+
  • Cuisine: Cape Contemporary cuisine
  • Setting: The elegant formal dining room serves an a la carte menu which includes dishes with South African influence and style.
  • Dress Code: Smart/casual
  • Children's Menu: No
  • Vegetarian Menu: Yes
Embers:+
  • Cuisine: Barbecue grill cuisine
  • Setting: An outdoor venue encased by a breathtaking natural sandstone amphitheatre with stunning valley views, offers a sumptuous choice of buffet cuisine, homemade breads and a wide selection of succulent grilled meats plus a variety of fresh salads and vegetables.
  • Dress Code: Smart/casual
  • Children's Menu: No
  • Vegetarian Menu: Yes
Makana:+
  • Cuisine: Light meals and grill cuisine
  • Setting: Set amidst impressive stone walls, with views of Boontjies River, this al fresco restaurant serves cooked breakfasts and hot brunches, as well as Afternoon Tea and candlelit dinners.
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • Children's Menu: No
  • Vegetarian Menu: Yes
Kadoro:+
  • Cuisine: Rustic cuisine
  • Setting: This old shepherd's cottage has been delightfully restored and furnished, yet there is still no electricity. Instead, starlight and candles illuminate the space, making it perfect for a special event - perhaps a proposal, anniversary or birthday. Barbecues, stews and curries make for hearty, wholesome meals.
  • Dress Code: Smart/casual
  • Children's Menu: No
  • Vegetarian Menu: Yes
Leisure:+
Family

Children under eight years old are not accepted in the Main Lodge, but Koro Lodge - the retreat's private luxury villa with private infinity-edge pool, a private Chef and a Ranger, located four kilometres from the main lodge - offers excellent family-friendly accommodation and welcomes children of all ages.

Health & Fitness

At the award-winning spa there are four treatment rooms (some single, some for couples, including the Riverside Gazebo for memorable outdoor couple's treatments), the Crystal Steam Room, Health Bar, rain showers, a heated outdoor pool, a Fitness Centre with a range of cardio and resistance equipment and the Tranquillity Lounge (audio meditation sessions and yoga mats are also available). Products used are from Elemis, Dermatalogica and the lodge's own B|Africa range and the spa is open daily from 8am until 8pm. 

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