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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had read mixed reviews of this resort before booking but was encouraged to book by a relative whose friends had been and had a great time. The resort consists of 10 chalets - some have 1 bedroom sleeping 2 and some 2 beds sleeping 4. Every chalet has its own outside jacuzzi. All bathrooms have been recently refurbished. Many...

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Thank Lloyd P
Reviewed 1 week ago

My breath was taken away from the moment I arrived until the moment I left. I booked my holiday as a surprise for my wife and family and the adulation never stopped. The kids literally attacked the Jacuzzi with gusto while my wife and I unpacked and setup for our stay. From the moment we stepped inside the Chalet we...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely breakaway we had, an exceptional holiday. We stayed in Chalet 3. The location is ideal for those looking for a peaceful and tranquil vibe and for exploring nature. Easy access to many amenities and other attractions. With its breathtaking views and the sound of birdsongs and nothing else is striking - a true costly idyll. The best...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Elephant Leisure is fantastic. We went in peak summer, so the jacuzzi and the air con saved us! A fire / braai under the stars in the evening and a super comfortable bed, made for an excellently memorable experience. Thanks guys!

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Thank JayneR84
Somerset West, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning views of the Cederberg. Good value for money! Staff very friendly. Enjoy the quiet and peaceful surrounding of nature. Spent the evening in the Jacuzzi to went off the day. Well equipped kitchen and white linen and towels. Will definitely visit again in winter. Thank you had a wonderful relaxing two nights.

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Thank 290marisa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a beautiful place. I visited 2 years ago and hoped that the folk at Elephant Leisure would live up to their previous standard, well the far exceeded my expectations! They have done so much work on their chalets! If you are looking for a romantic getaway or a relaxing family holiday, you HAVE to give Elephant Leisure a go.

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Thank Jamie A
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The bull rushers (kind of reed) , rock formations and trees and mountains in the distance made for a totally amazing view. We saw the moon rise at night, saw shooting stars and played scrabble on the patio. Slept great on super beds with aircon keeping us cool. We would have liked the cupboards to not want to fall of...

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Thank N W
Paarl, South Africa
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Absolute lovely and tranquil setting. Was so relaxing waking up to the sound of the birds chirping outside. The accommodation is equipped with all the basic necessities. Anja and Warren provided excellent assistance when we had a bit of trouble getting the jacuzzi working - friendly staff who only want the best for their guests! Thank you for making our...

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
Reviewed 14 November 2016

What a great stay we had this weekend. The perfect breakaway with a beautiful view and walking trail. Well equipped cottages.The Jacuzzi is the cherry on the top. Will definitely return. Thank you Anja and staff!

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 6 November 2016

I'd happily give this place 6* for views, tranquility and relaxation but it loses points for negligent service. To start with, it is difficult to find the venue - a little extra signage would really help. It's great to be off the beaten track, the scenery is breath-taking, the Jacuzzi is brilliant (although the cover is cracked). Be warned there...

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dreamdreamy, Owner at Elephant Leisure Resort, responded to this review

Hi Irene, Thanks allot for your review. I have gone to the cottage and gotten everything repaired. we bought this place 2 years ago on liquidation and have spend more on it that we bought it for but it looks 100 times better. We are always in the mind set to reinvest the profits back into this gem until everything...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Resort: Elephant Leisure Resort is only 8 km away from Citrusdal and with its Unique setting and wonderful views over Cederberg Mountain range and Sneeuberg conservancy which is covered in snow in winter creates a relaxing and calming atmosphere that welcomes the weary traveller. The swimming pool is fed with the spring water borehole that provides the water for the resort and conforms to European standards for mineral water. The borehole of 87m delivers 11700 litre of water at a temperature of 26 - 30 °C, all under its own natural pressure. Due to the fact that the water is forced through a calcium formation under its own pressure, there is no need for pumps or filters. By the time the water reaches the top it is sparkling clean. The resort is situated in a wide valley between beautiful mountains with an excellent opportunity to explore the mountain side with a 4km hiking trail with its weird rock formations covered in lichen and over 850 Fynbos species that attracts hundreds of bird species. Cottages: There are 10 chalets of which 4 are two bedroom (en suite) with sitting area in kitchen with wooden fireplace and 6 are one bedroom open plan units all with double doors that open onto the Terrace which is perfect spot for sundowners, to light up a braai or do Stargazing from your private Jacuzzi. In the morning you can take your breakfast outside into the country air and experience the superabundance of bird life which includes visiting Egyptian geese, blue crane, Veroux eagle and other visitors to the indigenous natural Fynbos Mountains that include sugar birds, butterflies, dragon flies and many more. There is also a Reed dam with weaver birds further up the winding gravel road. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Elephant Leisure Resort

Address: 7 Farm 8 Km Off N, Citrusdal 7340, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Citrusdal
Price Range: ₹ 4,571 - ₹ 4,707 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Elephant Leisure Resort Citrusdal, Western Cape
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“Chalet 6 appears to be the best located one for two people. Chalets 7-9 are nearest the pool. Chalets 1 and 2 are the most secluded.”
 of 5 bubbles lloydp697, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Doesn't matter, all are amazing!”
 of 5 bubbles , 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Stay in number 1 - 6. (7, 8,9,10 don't have as much privacy).”
 of 5 bubbles JayneR84, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Their self catering facilities are fully equipped, so no need to bring so much as a spoon”
 of 5 bubbles 752jamiea, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Best views from chalet 6 & 7”
 of 5 bubbles jennileemeyer, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
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