garden route

The Turbine Boutique Hotel & Spa

The Turbine Hotel and Spa was an ambitious project which transformed the old power station into a unique 5 star boutique hotel on the Garden Route with a massive wow factor.

The Turbine Hotel is surrounded by water on three sides. The Hotel comprises of the Island Café & Tapas Bar as well as twenty four individually themed suites of the highest standard. The Amani Spa offers the ultimate escape for pure self-indulgence.

Cal’cacchio Pizzeria offers al fresco dining on the  water’s edge and kids play area with activities on offer that include kayaking and bicycles.

We have two state-of-the art conference venues – each can seat 20 boardroom and 40 cinema style which are inter-leading for larger events.

aha The Rex Hotel

Knysna is a haven of beaches, forests, lakes and sea, and aha The Rex Hotel is one of this coastal town’s most sophisticated accommodation offerings. 

A warm welcome and timeless elegance ensure guests enjoy a special experience during their stay at aha The Rex Hotel, as we promise superior service and exceptional comfort time and again.

Located on the world-famous Garden Route, aha The Rex Hotel is a celebration of urban style, making it one of the most exhilarating getaway destinations in its class. Expect an eclectic mix of modern and classic comforts that capture the essence of 4-star luxury. The O Bar & Eatery menu matches the contemporary setting with cuisine that is beautifully presented and prepared using only the freshest ingredients. aha The Rex Hotel offers travellers a gateway to Knysna’s outstanding restaurants, blossoming forests, nature reserves, arts and crafts, and the shores of the serene lagoon.

Clanwiliam Lodge

Clanwilliam Lodge offers convenience, luxury, space and tranquility.

Centrally located, the lodge’s environment is conducive to total relaxation. The magical Oliphants River Valley and the famed Cederberg Mountains offer opportunities for guests to experience Bushman rock art, hiking, biking, water sporting, and unique Rooibos experiences.

Clanwilliam is nestled in the Cederberg region known for it’s unique and expansive wild flower carpets in season and exclusive Rooibos tea farms. Only a two hour drive away from Cape Town, the Clanwilliam lodge offers 32 luxury air conditioned rooms of varying styles.

Altes Landhaus Country Lodge

Cradled in the fertile Schoemanshoek Valley of South Africa’s Little Karoo, a stately Cape Dutch style homestead awaits to introduce you to the beauty and charm that is Altes Landhaus

The homestead was built a hundred years ago and served as the rectory to the local church from the 1950s. Heinz and Helen Meyer bought the farm in 1994, endeavouring to restore its historic splendour. Antique furnishings and tasteful decor ring true to the homestead’s Victorian past, while Oregon pine floorboards and high-beamed ceilings reflect its rustic surroundings. With great care and dedication, they have recreated an elegant tribute to colonial country living.

 Leisurely walks around the scenic grounds provide many with an opportunity to admire the indigenous birdlife or the farm’s own ostriches.

The Thorntree Country House

The Thorntree Country House in the Klein Karoo, South Africa is the perfect private retreat from which to explore the unique attractions of this area.

The Country House is situated on the route to the Cango Caves, the Swartberg Pass and the circle route to Prince Albert via Meiringspoort. It is also within easy reach of the Cango Ostrich Farm and Cango Wildlife Ranch.

The homestead and outbuildings date back to the 1800’s and reflect the typical Klein Karoo architectural style. They have been gracefully restored to their original splendour, and equipped with all modern conveniences.

Our dining room reflects our warmth and hospitality, and overlooks the sparkling saltwater swimming pool where visitors can enjoy unspoilt views of the picturesque Schoemanshoek Valley and relax in the peaceful natural surroundings

All our 16 rooms are luxurious, spacious en-suites with air-conditioning and all amenities expected form an exclusive establishment.

The Thorntree Country House is a family-run business, and Louis and Tanja Lategan are looking forward to making your stay in the Klein Karoo an unforgettable experience.

Air Del Mar

Air Del Mar is a boutique guest house offering comfortable, colonial style accommodation to its guests. 

Enjoy magnificent views over the ocean, the bay, dolphins and whales. The bay becomes South Africa’s whale nursery between May and November, when the Southern Right whales arrive to mate and calve. Air del Mar offers it’s guests the opportunity to walk, swim or laze in safety on endless beaches just a few steps away. The Guest House is situated right next to the ocean with private stairs down onto the beach.

Air Del Mar is surrounded by some of the worlds most prestigious golf courses like Fancourt, Ernie Els designed Oubaai golf course, Pinnacle Point, Pezula and Simola. The Airport is a short scenic drive away.

The stylish, ocean facing luxury units have en-suite bathrooms with bath and separate showers. The rooms have a unsurpassed level of luxury with unswerving attention to detail.

African Oceans Manor on the Beach

Inspired by the rhythmic waves rolling onto the golden sand and the majestic Outeniqua mountains, African Oceans echoes perfection.

Situated in the heart of the Garden Route, virtually on the shoreline, this is the destination to create lasting memories. The exceptional treatment, the unique and thoughtful touches, the luxury and comfort all add to the enticement of returning again and again.

With superb staff and individual attention one should not pass through Mossel Bay without stopping by for a visit. Our rooms offer relaxation equipped with television, air conditioning, mini bar, coffee and tea facilities as well as private balconies/patio’s.

We invite you to enjoy a cocktail on our pool deck overlooking the bay and the breathtaking Indian Ocean. Nearby activities, among others include elephant rides or a picnic with tame elephants, shark diving, game drives and top golf courses. TGCSA 5 Star Guesthouse.

The Arniston Spa Hotel

Arniston is a leisurely two-hour drive from Cape Town, on a road that meanders through the beautiful rolling hills of the Overberg region.

The Arniston Spa Hotel is set in one of the Cape`s most exquisite locations, next to an old fishing village, surrounded by pristine beaches and nature reserves offering the best in Arniston accommodation.

The luxurious 4-star Arniston Spa Hotel is internationally known as one of the world`s great getaways. Touched by the spray from the Indian Ocean, we welcome you with panoramic views of the unspoilt ocean and endless beaches.

Blessed with an abundance of sea life the hotel promises delicious oysters from nearby shores and the freshest fish from the local fishing boats. Our sophisticated menu blends traditional South African cuisine with modern innovations from renowned chefs. Your culinary treat is complemented by an award-winning list of wines, many of which are from the local wine routes. We offer a breakfast buffet that is a delicious spread of traditional and healthy foods.

Ocean Eleven Guesthouse

Ocean Eleven is a Cape Cod, Colonial style luxury guest house, situated on the famous cliffs of Hermanus. 

The picturesque mountains beyond gently embrace the phenomenal, all encompassing vista of Walker Bay. In keeping with the utter elegance of Colonial architecture, the Ocean Eleven main house was built with high ceilings, tall windows and teak floors, all features – and thus the grace and style – have been retained to this day.

Ocean Eleven Luxury Guest House boasts ten beautifully appointed rooms made up of three standard, five deluxe and two suites, each with an all-embracing sea view over Walker Bay.

Auberge Burgundy Guesthouse

The Auberge Burgundy Guesthouse, which is set above the picturesque Old Harbor, in the historic heart of Hermanus (the hub of the famous Whale Route) is a charming Provencal style guesthouse with fragrant courtyards and stone terraces.

The traveler’s love affair with Hermanus began well over a century ago. The magnificent scenery and perfect setting between mountains and sea, and the many opportunities for recreation and relaxation continue to attract visitors today.

The Auberge Burgundy offers comfortable accommodation, friendly service and is surrounded by restaurants/bars, the craft market, boutiques, art galleries and quaint shopping malls.

Misty Waves Boutique Hotel

Absolutely stunning sea views from your luxurious bedroom make for perfect whale viewing in season.

Spacious Suites, some with four poster beds have spa baths, lounge area and a private verandah. Refined luxury’s such as: mini-bar, satellite Television, room service etc.

Only a minute’s walk from the historic Hermanus Village centre and all its attractions. Scrumptious breakfasts in “Heritage Restaurant” , as well as all day room service, pool service and dinner.

A 16-seater cinema is situated on the 2nd floor for guests to enjoy a variety of movies and sporting events.


The Garden Route Tour

Knysna, Oudtshoorn, Mossel Bay, Cape South Coast, Hermanus and Cape Town