Setting the scene
Deep in the Cederberg Mountains Bushman’s Kloof Wilderness Reserve and Retreat is a luxury five-star property, the perfect place for active guests and nature enthusiasts or those who simply want to unwind in peaceful surroundings. With over 130 rock art sites of ancient Bushman paintings, dating from ten thousand years ago and abundant flora and fauna, this malaria and predator-free wilderness sanctuary is ideal for restoring, mind and spirit.The family-run lodge is splendidly luxurious, renowned for passionate service and generous hospitality.
Guest rooms are either in the landscaped gardens or are part of the original manor house. With a maximum of 23 guests in seven luxury rooms, six deluxe rooms and three suites, all suites and guest rooms are elegantly designed and furnished to create a feeling of peacefulness.
The Homestead is the heart of the lodge and the fine dining restaurant. The dining room and terrace area is a haven of old-world charm and elegance, augmented by an outstanding private art collection. This formal dining room has an air of warmth and splendid luxury.
In the ancient San language the word ‘Makana’ means ‘to feast’, and this dining area was designed to emulate the sheltered ambience of an open-fronted cave. Natural stone walls enclose an elegant and luxurious lounge with twin fireplaces.
Embers provides an extraordinary and breathtaking dining experience. Revel in the experience of dining under the billion stars of the Milky Way in this singular and jaw-dropping location. Built into a natural sandstone amphitheatre, Embers is perched on a dramatic cliff and overlooks the spectacular valley below. It is lit by a roaring fire, and a myriad candles and lanterns create a truly magical atmosphere.
There are a wide range of activities available at Bushman's Kloof including:
- Mountain Biking
- Star gazing
- Bird watching
The spa is also great for relaxing offering a fantastic selection of massage, body and skin treatments.
There is a minimum age of 10 years for those staying at Bushmans Kloof. However, Koro Lodge welcomes children of all ages.
Bushman's Kloof is a beautiful and scenic 3 hour drive from Cape Town.
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