Zandibela is a 1800 hectare private game lodge located close to the breathtakingly beautiful Baviaanskloof in the Eastern Cape. It is the perfect place to soak up the scenery, game viewing and exploring the breathtaking hills, waterfalls and landscapes of the area.
Accommodation is offered in 8 thatched, high-ceilinged and air-conditioned lodges built out of natural stone sourced from the area. All lodges have expansive views across to the horizon and comprise 2 en-suite bedrooms, a lounge, fireplace and a private deck overlooking the game dam.
All lodges have extra-length, queen-size beds or, if required, single beds that can be converted to king-sized beds. The romantic honeymoon suite is perfect for that very special occasion with that very special person and includes your own private jacuzzi.
The décor is understated luxury, with leather sofas, bamboo ceilings, plump goose down duvets, crisp white Egyptian cotton bed linen, bathrobes and fluffy white towels in the bathrooms.
Enjoy sumptuous meals or a traditional braai under a starlit sky at the boma, or just relax and stare into the fire in a meditative trance. Laze at the swimming pool on hot summer days whilst being served tall, cool drinks and enjoy good food and wine in the dining room which has a cosy fire for cold winter nights.
Relax at the bar and share conversation with other guests. There are modern conference facilities available for executive conferences, brainstorming and workshops. Zandibela is also available as a wedding venue.
The Royal Hotel is rich in history, tradition and olden day charm. The hotel is located in Willowmore and ideal for tired travelers looking for a comfortable stay.
There are 12 rooms, of which 4 are en-suite. The rooms are each furnished with double or single beds, tea- and coffee-making facilities and fan or heater depending on the season.
There is a restaurant serving breakfast, afternoon and evening drinks and a bar that lets travelers and locals return again and again. There are also braai facilities available.
The large dining room leads out on a green lawn which is perfect for a wedding venue.
The village Willowmore is located near the entrance of the Baviaanskloof nature reserve and trips can be arranged on request. The old Blackstone power station, which until 1984 provided the town of electricity, is open to visitors. There are many historical buildings, some dating back to the 19th century.
Rens Reich Country Estate B&B offers guests a relaxing stay on a working farm in the Olifantsriver Valley, and overlooks the mountains.
The guest house offers 4 private units including 3 Rooms and a Rondawel. Guests will have access to a communal lounge and dining area. The 3 rooms are furnished with comfortable three-quarter, double or queen-size beds, and the rooms share bathrooms with a bath and a shower. Fans, as well as tea and coffee facilities, are provided and the rooms open onto a stoep.
The Rondawel is surrounded by trees and is ideal for those who enjoy camping. The unit is furnished with twin beds, and makes use of a separate bathroom with a shower and a toilet. The unit is also equipped with a fridge-freezer, a microwave, a 2-plate stove and oven, as well as cutlery and crockery. A separate unit contains the shower and toilet.
Separately from the main guesthouse, there is a 4-bedroom self-catering farm house, a 3-sleeper cottage and a campsite. These accommodation options are pet-friendly. The cottage and campsite have access to ablution facilities.
Braai facilities, as well as parking, are available. Please note the farm is reached by a gravel road which is in a good condition.
Farming activities consist of Angora goats and seed vegetables, and guests can explore the farm on foot or by cycling. In summer, guests can also cool down in the dam.
Experience an important piece of South African History in this historic building with Victorian Furniture, old world charm and unsurpassed hospitality. The Guest House is tastefully furnished with period furniture augmented by a large collection