Bushmans Kloof Reserve
Western Cape

Accommodation South Africa

Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Retreat is situated between the majestic mountains of the Cederberg and the vast plains of the Great Karoo and boasts open plains, deep ravines, fantastic waterfalls and prehistoric rock formations. Bushmans Kloof is situated 270km north of Cape Town, unique and unspoilt, this once hunting ground of the intrepid San (Bushman) is home to an incredible variety of wildlife and plant species, and is a premier spring flower destination. In recognition of its rich cultural, historical and environmental significance, Bushmans Kloof has been declared a South African Natural Heritage site. Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Retreat offers Spanners, an open-air dining facility with luxurious dining and lounge area offering spectacular views overlooking the Boontjies River. Take pleasure in the 3 sparkling swimming pools, sauna, rolling lawns and a walled herb, fruit, flower and vegetable garden. With its wealth of rock art and wildlife, Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Retreat has long been recognised as the premier wilderness experience in the Western Cape. A true oasis set amongst rolling lawns, swimming pools, clear rock pools all year round, cascading waterfalls and the rushing Boontjies River during the rainy season.

The Spa at Bushmans Kloof: In its unique setting - peaceful and tranquil, the spa is conducive to 'healing through water' and embraces the quest for wellness, in harmony with nature, mind, body and spirit. Operated by the independent Ginkgo Tree Spa and Management Corporation, the Spa at Bushmans Kloof offers an extensive selection of treatments that include Touch therapies, Skincare treatments, Beauty Salon services, as well as Spa body treatments.
Conference facilities: Facilities for seminars and secretarial services are available on request. When the Manor House is booked for exclusive use (4 suites), the Manor House dining room, bar and covered veranda may be utilised for executive meetings (maximum 8 delegates). Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve and Retreat has 16 Rooms and can accommodate 32 guests.
7 Luxury Rooms: All with private patio and bathroom en-suite. Waters Edge 1 & 2, River Reeds 1 & 2, Karoo Plains 1, 2 & 3.
6 Deluxe Rooms: All with large private patio, bathroom en-suite with heated towel rails, lounge area within bedroom and some with fireplaces. Cedar Falls 1 & 2, Rock Pools 1 & 2, Gordon and Masson.
3 Suites: All with large private patio, bathroom en-suite with heated towel rails and separate lounge area and some with fireplaces. Paterson, Niven, Riverside Honeymoon Suite.
Facilities:

Afternoon tea is served at 4:30pm and game drives depart at 5pm. Check in is at 2pm and check out is at 12pm (after rock art excursion and buffet brunch). Your delicious meals will be stylish Cape country cuisine, buffet style brunches, 3 course dinners, and morning- and afternoon teas prepared by experienced Bushmans Kloofs chefs. Menus can be adjusted to suit group and conference needs. The luxurious Homestead's 2 lounges offer warm fireplaces, clear satellite TV, library, billiard room, fully stocked bar, wine cellar, capacious dining room and a beautiful outdoor dining terrace. Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve services include photocopying and postal services, car valet, undercover parking and room service.
The Spa at Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve: Operated by the independent Ginkgo Tree Spa and Management Corporation, The Spa at Bushmans Kloof offers guests a wide variety of exhilarating, restoring and rejuvenating treatments to heal and sooth mind, body and soul. These include Touch Therapies, Skincare Treatments, Beauty Salon Services, as well as Spa Body Treatments. Moya and Clarins products are used at the Spa at Bushmans Kloof. Both brands are renowned for their natural, restoring properties that combat the effects of modern environmental influences on the skin. Unique Touch Therapies include the signature Hot Stone Body Treatment and Aromatherapy, Manual Lymphatic Massage, Reflexology and Full Body Massage can be enjoyed in nature, either in your room, on your own private veranda or even in some of the cool, rocky shelters that were home to the San thousands of years ago. Dual massage facility available in the Homestead. A wonderful selection of Spa Packages and programs are available, each uniquely designed to relax, restore and pamper your mind, body and soul. Natural products and the technologically advanced Dermalogica skincare product range are utilised to combat the effects of modern environmental influences on human skin.
Two highly qualified and experienced therapists are in attendance at the Spa, which is located next to the Homestead with its sauna and stunning outdoor jet pool with its views of the rocky backdrop behind the lodge. Enjoy Touch Therapies in serene natural surroundings. Aromatherapy, Manual Lymphatic Massage, Reflexology and Full Body Massage on your private veranda, in the tranquil setting of an ancient ravine, or in a cool rocky shelter that was home to the San Bushmen thousands of years ago. The specialty Hot Stone Body Treatment uses only natural Eastern ingredients for a holistic approach to a healthy and harmonised mind, body and soul. At the Spa at Bushmans Kloof, the Hot Stone Therapy is interpreted by remembering the ochre-skinned hunter-gatherers who once traversed this land. For years Spa Body Therapy treatments have been embraced for their revitalising and therapeutic effects. From ancient mineral hot springs to modern seaweed wraps, these treatments detoxify the body, de-stress the mind, and revitalise skin.
Two comprehensively equipped therapy rooms offer all the latest Skincare Treatments. From a Men's Exclusive Skincare Treatment, to a Hydroxy Acid Exfoliation and Environmental Desensitising Treatment, in addition to the standard range of treatments such as manicures, pedicures, waxing and tints. The Spa at Bushmans Kloof offers a complete spectrum of treatments including the Enzymatic Sea Mud Pack for the body or the hair which is customised with stress relieving aromatherapy oils or detoxifying algae, and the Hydro Active Mineral Salt Scrub with mineral-rich sea salt, dried seaweed and fruit enzymes combined to smooth and silken the entire body.
Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Retreat offers a 2-night Wellness Weekend program with a range of daily activities including massage and spa treatments at the Spa at Bushmans Kloof, yoga, guided meditation, talks about food, diet and natural remedies, plus a healthy cooking class with executive chef, Floris Smith.
Other lodge activities include hiking, rock-climbing, mountain biking, archery, fly-fishing, canoeing, swimming in rock pools, bird watching, painting, reading, botanical tours and star gazing. Take part and enjoy Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserves daily rock art excursions, profound botanical tours, game viewing and insightful sunset game drives in open game viewing vehicles with refreshments.
Enjoy breathtaking nature trails, bird watching, mountain hikes, river walks, canoeing and a refreshing swim in crystal clear natural rock pools. Bushmans Kloof offers a perfect environment for painting, photography, stargazing, picnics, reading and studying the history of the San (Bushman) and their famous rock art.
Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve's optional excursions include abseiling, fly-fishing on a catch and release basis (Clanwilliam Yellowfish) or a visit with private guide to Wupperthal, the historic Moravian Mission Station where leather goods are hand crafted.
Evening game drives through the reserve to view the game - Gemsbok, Bontebok, Cape Mountain Zebra, Eland, Red Hartebeest, Black Wildebeest, Vaal Rhebok, Klipspringer, Springbok, Steenbok and many other species of mammals and birds. Evening game drives include complimentary snacks and sundowners and there are frequent sightings of Aardwolf, African Wild Cat, Bat-Eared Fox, Cape Fox and Porcupine.
Bushmans Kloof is the ideal location for executive strategy meetings and team building. A conference room with state of the art equipment is available at Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve.

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