Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat, a wilderness escape in the foothills of South Africa’s Cederberg Mountains, has enhanced its stunning accommodations with the opening of Cederberg House a private haven that can host up to four guests in seclusion and luxurious comfort.
Overlooking the tranquil banks of the Boontjies River, Cederberg House is inspired by the timeless design of Cape Dutch architecture and offers an exclusive window to the wilderness beyond. The house’s natural aesthetic has been carefully designed to blend beautifully with the surrounding landscape, from the raw materials of stone and slate that flow through each room to the thoughtfully curated collection of original South African artwork.
Ideal for families and groups of friends, the house features a private guide to explore the magical wilderness of Bushmans Kloof, bringing the Reserve’s open plains, sandstone formations, breath-taking flora and fauna, and 10,000 year old rock art sites to life. This secluded sanctuary is the perfect retreat and includes state-the-art technology, two large master suites each featuring their own outdoor shower, fully stocked bar, dining room and living space. World class service from a caring team ensure a restful environment with plenty of thoughtful touches such as BAfrica Signature amenities, indigenous flowers, scented candles and delicious treats from Executive Chef Charles Hayward and his team. Showcased throughout are some of South Africa’s most renowned artists such as Esias Bosch, Gabriel de Jongh, Walter Battiss and Tinus de Jongh. Outside the large private terrace and pool provides the ideal place to connect with the sights and sounds of South Africa’s nature as night falls over the reserve.
In addition to the generous hospitality for which Bushmans Kloof is famed, guests staying at Cederberg House will enjoy elegant, all-inclusive service, with all meals and activities, a private guide and vehicle. It can be taken together with the nearby Riverside Supreme Suite to create a stunning getaway for groups and families of up to six people. Alternatively, Koro Lodge, a private, fully-catered villa, can accommodate up to 10 guests, complete with its own chef.
Toni Tollman, Head of Global Design for Red Carnation Hotels, said:
“I am so proud to unveil Cederberg House as the latest, truly special addition to Bushmans Kloof. We set out to create something that seamlessly connects our guests to the surrounding landscape in total privacy and seclusion. Drawing at all times on a natural and timeless aesthetic, our approach was to complement the wilderness experience whilst delivering the ultimate in comfort, hospitality and service. I really believe that this is one of the finest private accommodations in South Africa, in the heart of this unique and beautiful reserve.”
Reinforcing what a special property Bushmans Kloof is, the Wilderness Reserve was inducted into National Geographic’s ‘Unique Lodges of the World’ in 2016, and the multi award-winning Relais & Châteaux property has also been awarded African Natural Heritage Site status for its tireless work in the preservation of the 130 sites of ancient San People rock art on the Reserve. Just a three hour drive from Cape Town, Bushmans Kloof makes for a wonderful twin centre with its sister property, the luxurious, five star Twelve Apostles hotel, nestled between the Twelve Apostles mountain range and the Atlantic Ocean, in Camps Bay.
For more information please visit www.bushmanskloof.co.za.