Bushmans Kloof lodge

Bushmans Kloof lodge

Bushmans Kloof offers a range of beautifully proportioned rooms, suites and a private villa. The lodge can accommodate 34 guests, all in sublimely appointed spaces. Award-winning service, generous hospitality and luxurious finishes, such as our outstanding private art collection, enhance the extraordinary environment of the Bushmans Kloof lodge.

The splendid luxury of the accommodation amidst botanical gardens and pristine wilderness will draw you into our special world, while small surprises and thoughtful touches throughout your stay augment the experience.

The ultimate wilderness experience to escape, rest, heal and be at one with nature, with wide open plains, mystical rock formations, crystal clear waterfalls and an abundance of flora and fauna. A 7500 hectare malaria and predator free haven nestled at the foothills of the Cederberg Mountains, just 270km from Cape Town. This South African Natural Heritage Site is home to over 130 documented Bushman rock art sites and the internationally renowned Rooibos tea.

Rooms and Suites

Bushmans Kloof offers a range of beautifully proportioned rooms, suites and a private villa. The lodge can accommodate 34 guests, all in sublimely appointed spaces.

Award-winning service, generous hospitality and luxurious finishes, such as our outstanding private art collection, enhance the extraordinary environment of the Bushmans Kloof lodge.

Rooms are suites are divided into the following;

Luxury Rooms all have private patios and en suite bathrooms. There is convenient access to one of the four crystalline swimming pools at the lodge. Luxury rooms overlook landscaped gardens, and the breathtaking beauty of the untamed yonder.

Deluxe Rooms are all exquisitely and individually designed with expansive views and convenient access to one of the four superb, crystalline pools at the lodge. Some Deluxe Rooms include a cosy fireplace for wintry evenings. 

Niven Family Deluxe Room is an ideal choice for families and sharing groups. Splendid luxury, an extraordinary location and, of course convenience, makes for an unforgettable family experience. The suite includes a master bedroom with king-size bed, a secondary room (easily converted into twin or double), two en-suite bathrooms and a gorgeous private terrace.

The Paterson Suite is located in the original Manor House, a lovingly restored farmhouse dating back to 1843. Warm your toes by the fire, or gaze out at breathtaking terrace views of the river and mountains. The suite features a king-size bed, separate lounge area, large private patio and an en suite, designer bathroom and heated towel rails.

The Riverside Supreme Suite (**should you have deep pockets then this is a simply amazing option**)is a magical and secluded haven on the banks of the babbling Boontjies River. It encompasses all that is unique and special about Bushmans Kloof, embracing the timeless beauty of the heart of the Cederberg. This intimate and elegant suite features a separate lounge with a welcoming fireplace, large terrace, outdoor shower and its own heated swimming pool.

Cuisine and Wine

Bushmans Kloof is the home of authentic Cape cuisine. As a Relais and Chateaux property, Bushmans Kloof has exceptionally high standards with regards to the quality and creativity of our cuisine. The organic garden provides the kitchens with fresh, robust produce, while indigenous fynbos adds a distinctly ‘Cape’ dimension to a fusion of innovative and traditional fare. The passion for service and hospitality ensures every meal is a special experience.

The accomplished Chef is adept at creating menus for a range of dining experiences, from romantic picnics, to high tea, or a traditional South African braai (barbeque).

For private dining, order a romantic dinner for two in your room, or indulge in a culinary feast on your patio.

Room service may also be enjoyed on the Manor House Deck or poolside.

Special dietary requests are easily catered for on request.

Facilities

At the heart of Bushmans Kloof is the Homestead, providing guests with the opportunity to enjoy conversation on the terrace, a single malt whisky in the convivial bar or an evening dip in the heated pool. The restaurant offers world-class dining and fine wines from our award-winning cellar. Our two lounges invite fireside chats, after-dinner drinks, or a catch-up of current events on the flatscreen TV. Our well-stocked library and fitness centre are open to all.

The cottages and crystal pools punctuate exquisite botanical gardens, while rolling lawns provide a gentle transition between your elegant suite and the dramatic rocky landscape beyond.

Guests are also invited to visit our fascinating Heritage Centre, which features a permanent exhibition of the Rudner Collection of Bushman artefacts

Activities Overview

Wellbeing is a state of mind, body and spirit - at Bushmans Kloof you are invited to indulge in the renewal of all three. Whether you would like to explore your adventurous nature, unwind your body or soothe your soul, we offer an activity to match your requirement. To experience the best of this magical wilderness reserve and wellness retreat, you are invited to combine a variety of activities with relaxation. An extensive selection of quality activities and wellness services await you.

Just a few of the activities on offer in the Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve;

  • Nature drives
  • Guided rock art excursions
  • Botanical walks
  • Canoeing
  • Archery
  • Fly fishing
  • Hiking
  • Swimming
Spa and Wellness

The surroundings are therapy in themselves, but The Spa is the focus of the abundant natural healing energy one experiences at Bushmans Kloof. It’s a peaceful sanctuary where one can surrender to the ancient mystical powers of the African landscape, rejuvenate all your senses, replenish your spirit and achieve deep inner peace and harmony. 

Spa Facilities on offer include;

  • Treatment Rooms
  • Crystal Steam Room
  • Riverside Gazebo
  • Tranquility Lounge
  • Health Bar
  • Heated Outdoor Pool
  • Fitness Centre
Map Of Lodge

-32.117063855998154, 19.107075165957212

Rates Include
  • Luxury accommodation.
  • All meals (Full English Breakfast, A la Carte Light Lunch, Afternoon High Tea and A la Carte Dinner).
  • A variety of enriching and exhilarating lodge activities including;
    • nature drives
    • guided rock art excursions
    • botanical walks
    • canoeing
    • archery
    • fly fishing
    • hiking
    • swimming
    • special interest presentations (birding, stargazing, entomology, and rock art)
    • or merely relaxing
  • Complimentary WIFI.
Rates Exclude
  • All beverages.
  • Laundry and valet.
  • Room Service.
  • Spa treatments.
  • Telephone.
  • Facsimile.
  • Specialised dining options.
  • Trading Post purchases.
  • Gratuities.
  • Air and road transfers.
  • Babysitting that might be required.
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