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Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve and Retreat / Bushmans Kloof

Bedrooms: 16     Bathrooms: 16     Sleeps: 32
Pool: 1
Price upon request
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This lodge is an oasis of luxury in a breathtaking landscape of savage untamed beauty, 270 kilometres from Cape Town. The all inclusive stay offers exceptional value and the ultimate wilderness and wellness experience. A malaria and predator free sanctuary to endangered species of wildlife and flora, with over 130 Bushman rock art sites and one of South Africa's Natural Heritage Sites. Koro Lodge, an exclusive, fully catered for villa in the reserve is ideal for families with young children or groups of friends seeking their own private wilderness.Koro Lodge is available for exclusive use only and accommodates max of four adults and four children.

Escape to a perfect hideaway where peace prevails and beauty surrounds you. Here, your comfort and delight is most important, and every refined facility combines to provide a sophisticated oasis in the heart of the wilderness.

Exquisite botanical gardens, crystal pools and rolling lawns provide a gentle transition between your elegant suite and the dramatic rocky landscape beyond.

Accommodating a maximum of 32 guests, all suites and guest rooms are elegantly appointed and furnished to create a feeling of restfulness and peace.

A subtle fusion of African and European design enhances your personal space at Bushmans Kloof, while small surprises and thoughtful details offer you a special welcome.

All rooms offer the following:
Luxury bed linen
Custom designed soft furnishings
Soothing and pampering private-label toiletries
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Underfloor heating
Ceiling fans
In-room safe
Well stocked mini-bar
Tea and coffee unit
Direct-dial telephone
Discreet housekeeping three times daily

Complimentary wireless internet access available throughout the main lodge
Guest rooms are either in cottages set among landscaped gardens and pools, or form part of the original Manor House (circa 1843), where the suites were named after early Scottish pioneers and explorers.



RESERVE
Discover and partake in a multitude of activities in the Reserve.
A successful programme of species re-introduction has followed the continued rehabilitation of the natural vegetation. The results are a triumph for conservation, and a delightful awareness for visitors. 
Bushmans Kloof has been proclaimed a South African Natural Heritage Site within the Cederberg Wilderness Area, and forms part of the Cape Floral Region, a designated World Heritage Site.

The area is malaria and predator-free.



Luxury accommodation for a maximum of 32 guests in 16 rooms, private 7500-hectare Wildlife and Fynbos Reserve
Botanical gardens, waterfowl pond and rolling lawns
Organic herb, vegetable and flower garden
Private airstrip (20 minutes transfer from airstrip to lodge)
The Homestead with gourmet restaurant and dining terrace, book & DVD library, lounge, TV lounge, bar and wine cellar
Manor House reception, bar and wooden deck under ancient Ficus Trees
Trading Post gift shop
Heritage Centre & Rudner Collection (Bushman artefacts)
Conference venue, fully equipped for up to 32 delegates
The Spa
Outdoor dual massage area
Fitness Centre
4 Outdoor swimming pools, including one heated pool

Exquisite dining venues:
Homestead: restaurant and dining terrace
Makana: sheltered alfresco dining
River Boma: fireside pre-dinner drinks and night caps under starry skies on the water’s edge
Manor House Deck: private dining under the Ficus trees
Embers: barbeque and campfire dining in the reserve
Kadoro: secluded private dining


Services
Fax
internet and business facilities
Valet undercover parking
Room service
Laundry
Complimentary wireless internet access available throughout the main lodge
(Note: No mobile phone reception in the area)

DINING
In keeping with the high standards and tradition of Relais & Chateaux, the gourmet dining at Bushmans Kloof is crafted from the finest and freshest local ingredients, making it an art in taste, aromas and textures.
Every meal at Bushmans Kloof is a special occasion and a feast for the senses, with the executive chef’s contemporary cuisine offering a fusion of healthy country food and sensational gourmet fare. Special dietary requirements are catered for on request

Price upon request

All prices are subject to change and will be confirmed at time of the booking.


This unusual wilderness reserve, in an area of extraordinary beauty, offers a variety of interesting pastimes including the opportunity to view some of the finest San rock art in South Africa.

Activities
Daily guided Rock Art walks through natural fynbos
Guided nature drives in game viewing vehicles
Spectacular wildflower trails (spring season: July-October)
Bird watching, nature hikes, organic garden tours, botanical tours
Archery, mountain biking, canoeing, croquet, star-gazing, fly-fishing
Special culinary weekends
Swimming in natural pools and waterfalls
Yoga and guided meditation (at an additional charge and by prior arrangement)

Optional Excursions
Wupperthal village & historic Moravian mission station
Cederberg Wilderness Area
Biedouw River canoeing & fly-fishing
Lambert\'s Bay - fishing village and seabird colonies
Clanwilliam Museum - Anglo-Boer war memorabilia
Goue Vallei wine cellars, Citrusdal
Cederberg Private Cellars - the Cape’s highest lying vineyards

Wellness
Wellbeing is a state of mind, body and spirit - at Bushmans Kloof you are invited to indulge in the renewal of all three.

Delicious, healthy gourmet fare, pure fresh air, interesting activities, comfort, peace and relaxation are integral to the hospitality. And to top it all, there\'s the Spa where you can surrender to some pampering with massages, body treatments and skin care by expert therapists.


Location

Self Drive: Easy 3 hour drive from Cape Town, we suggest taking the
road via Langebaan on the way North and the road from Citrusdal
through Ceres on the way South.
Road Transfers: Guides road transfers can be arrange by the lodge
Charters Flights: Daily charters are in operation from Cape Town
International on a seat rate

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