The contemporary design and décor of Forest Lodge could place it in any of the top cities in the world. But nowhere else would you be able to enjoy one of the world’s most biodiverse landscapes, the changing colours in the southern sky and the occasional little buck that comes feeding nearby.

Grootbos Nature Reserve is spectacularly situated on the fynbos and forest clad hills that overlook the whale-watching haven of Walker Bay. Highlights at Forest Lodge include: The ultimate romantic getaway, offering peace and privacy; Magical walkways lead through an enchanted Milkwood forest; Set high on a hill, with 180-degree views of the fynbos and ocean; 16 luxurious free-standing suites with cosy fireplaces; Restaurant, lounge, barista bar and boma; Beauty salon and library as well as an infinity swimming pool with spectacular ocean views.