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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 27 August 2014

          We had dinner there, recommended by Crayfish lodge. It's just beautiful, old colonial really, great service , super food. It's also stupidly cheap, like most eateries in SA. It's well worth a visit if you're that far east, or honestly, make the effort to drive

          Thank BCraigD
          Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 4 September 2014

          Dear BCriagD Thank you for joining us for dinner during your time in the area. I'm delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal and we hope you'll be back again soon. Regards Sean

          Reviewed 25 August 2014

          My wife and I stayed for 2 nights in a Forest suite. We arrived in the car park and received a warm welcome from Anecke (apologies if incorrect spelling) who walked us to reception and went through the various activities with us. We were then...More

          1  Thank Pedalpower H
          Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 4 September 2014

          Dear SeanH Being a South Africa expert having visited so many times, I'm so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us so much. It's certainly a thrilling experience to head out on one of our horses for the first time in your...More

          Reviewed 25 August 2014

          We stayed four nights at the Forest Lodge....lovely suite, excellent food and service, some fascinating activities on the Grootbos estate itself. The views over Walker Bay were sublime. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff including a magical evening reception in the Milkwood Forest...More

          Thank elpee182
          Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 4 September 2014

          Dear elpee182 Thank you for your great review! You certainly have summed up a wonderful stay just perfectly. The Milkwood Forest is one of our favourite spots on the reserve and when light up at night, it really is truly magical. Regards Sean

          Reviewed 23 August 2014

          We had visited this magical place four years ago and had vowed to come back to celebrate some big birthdays. We were a bit nervous about coming back as we had had such an amazing time last time and didn't want to be disappointed. We...More

          Thank HJKBishopsStortford
          Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 4 September 2014

          Dear HJKBishopsStartfford I'm so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your second stay with us so much. You certainly packed in as much as possible including the fabulous trip to Hamilton Russel which was such a treat for your husband's birthday. Thank you too for...More

          Reviewed 21 August 2014

          The view is breath taking and the place is gorgeous. The staff was very helpfull and we really enjoyed the many activities they offer. For the horse fan, horse riding on the beach is a must! We will definitely go back again!

          Thank Caddea88
          Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 4 September 2014

          Dear Caddea88 Thank you for your review. Grootbos is a perfect place to enjoy your honeymoon and horseriding on the beach is certainly one of the most romantic activities to enjoy. We look forward to celebrating many anniversaries with you in the future. Regards Sean

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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.
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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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