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Phillipskop Mountain Reserve protects 246ha of beautiful fynbos on the slopes of the Klein River Mountains. It is also home to Phillipskop Cave, an important local heritage site due to the presence of rock art - the only recorded rock art on the...more
All reviews lily pond the cottages beautiful fynbos highest point hiking trails are cave paintings self catering comfortable accommodation on arrival rock stacks lovely hosts enjoyed our stay short hike peace and serenity hidden valley rope swing indoor fireplace
we loved the generous space that the house had to offer, the mountain views, walks, lily pond and natural pool. it's also really close to Stanford which is a bonus!! the actual houses for rent lack a little soul..perhaps some beautiful fynbos images on the...More
A great place to be away from normal life to focus.
Was there together with my team for strategic planning meetings. We got a lot of work done s we had no distractions and had amazing opportunity to enjoy the nature as well. In the...More
Thanks so much Chris and Anna, we enjoyed our weekend getaway so much! It is the perfect place to get away and let your soul do the walking and talking while the brain ride shotgun.
Thanks for all the effort in making the accomodation so...More
The experience at this beautiful mountain reserve was just what we needed to kick start 2019. We spent hours in the veld, noticing the little things, and enjoying the wind in our hair. The cave is wonderful and the walks are manageable by most. I...More
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We had an amazing week staying in the Oxalis cabin on this reserve in December 2018. The views were stunning and the hosts Chris and Anna were friendly and welcoming. We enjoyed the wonderful hikes in the area and were close to cheese and wine...More
We visited at the recommendation of a Stanford local.
On arrival at Reception, we were warmly greeted and briefed about the hike and what to expect at the cave housing the 2000+ year old, recently discovered Rock Art.
The cave housing the paintings is a...More
Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Julian R
Christopher W, Owner at Phillipskop Mountain Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2019
Thank you for your review Julian. Some of the rock art is challenging to spot - the antelope is particularly faint. We had visited the cave many times before someone discovered it! Once seen though it is very special to take in.
We booked Oxalis Cottage for a friend's 80th birthday weekend, and we couldn't have chosen a better place for it! The cottages are huge, light and comfortable, and well isolated from each other. We immediately felt at home, and wished we could have stayed longer....More
We stayed at Phillipskop with a bunch of friends to come and ride bikes in the area. The house was very clean and very nicely situated. The view from the deck is great. Location is conveniently close to Stanford for dinner and breakfast if you...More
Date of experience: November 2018
Christopher W, Owner at Phillipskop Mountain Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2018
Glad to be of assistance and that you still enjoyed your time despite the worry over the Kindle.