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Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing establishment! Everyone is so professional and make sure your trip as enjoyable as possible. The food is outstanding and the grounds are just so gorgeous. A special shout out to our guide Christiaan who was so knowledgable and enthusiastic it really made our trip super special and educational. My fiancé also proposed to me here and the...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to Bushman's Kloof to find rare bird that paid them a visit for a week. What an absolute treat. This is a retreat in the true sense of the word. There is no mobile phone access, however if you are a tech junkie and need your fix they have free WiFi. All meals and activities are included in...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We all agreed that it was the favourite place we'd ever visited. Our wonderful guide, Christian, took us around the vast reserve and found secret spots where we could swim in crystal pools and see ancient rock art. The guides are truly passionate and we went to a very interesting talk about snakes, the guide having caught a boomslang in...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is highly overrated! The so called ,luxery double' was a tiny room full of furniture, no space to sit or to hide your luggage properly and it is very dark. We stayed in a lot of nice places around Africa. There are so many places with spacious, light rooms, nice design in african style,....much better than this one!...

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked the Honeymoon Package, and this made our stay over the top luxurious and memorable. Bushmans Kloof is beautiful and serene and you will no doubt enjoy it from the moment you arrive until the moment you depart no matter what, however this package included our very favorite memories from our trip: a romantic private dinner in the walled...

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Stockbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in some great places in South Africa, but this was probably the best. A lovely independent cottage with all mod cons, and a view over gardens, pools, and hillsides. Very good service and VERY fine dining, plus many trips into the reserve, to see some of the numerous rock paintings. 150 Rock sites discovered so far, and on...

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Reviewed December 13, 2016

From the moment we arrived we were treated like royalty with every need and want catered for. Fabulous room with pool outside door and baboons running past, staff were so helpful, sleeping quarters were fabulous. High tea overlooked amazing views and food was fantastic with my travel companions gluten free needs easily accommodated. Dinner in the restaurant was very relaxing...

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Ilmington, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 7, 2016

Beautiful lodge with exemplary service. Interesting nature drives in the evening but remember the introduced animals are limited in type and number - mainly varieties of antelope, baboons, zebra and ostrich. The eroded sandstone Cedarberg are dramatic. The morning visits to the ancient fine line rock art were fascinating and our guide Daniel was very knowledgable and always patient and...

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Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

We have just visited here for the third time and cannot say enough about the magical atmosphere of this place. It is a three hour drive from Cape Town but the road is smoothand directions are easy. The welcome given on the comfort of bushman's Kloof are outstanding. We had a beautiful room and bathroom looking out over a pool....

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Reviewed December 1, 2016

This is a retreat in the fantastic Cederburg mountains and offers morning drives to see the wild animals, birds and flora (not the big 5) and afternoon drives to see the Rock Art sites which abound on this reserve. Bird life is unbelievable. The food, wine, staff friendliness and facilities were excellent.Well worth the drive for a 3 night stay.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ancient landscapes of wind-sculpted sandstone and untamed bush frame this luxury retreat, 270km from Cape Town. Voted ‘Best Hotel in the World 2009’ in the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards, the malaria-free reserve is an ecological oasis for diverse wildlife, and custodian of 130 ancient San rock art sites renowned as one the ‘world’s largest open air art galleries’. Evening nature drives and exhilarating outdoor adventures offset an invigorating wellness focus, featuring an outdoor spa gazebo and spa treatments rooted in nature. Delectable cuisine distinguishes this authentic African wilderness escape, while luxurious accommodation includes Koro Lodge, the child-friendly private villa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat

Address: Cederberg Mountains, Clanwilliam 8135, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Clanwilliam
Price Range: $425 - $1,336 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat 5*
Number of rooms: 16
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