Experience De Hoop this Winter - Special Ends Soon

Experience De Hoop this Winter -  Special Ends Soon

De Hoop Collection

De Hoop’s annual winter special allows families and groups the opportunity to experience the natural abundance of De Hoop Collection at a special rate - and this year a group of 6 can stay in one of the fully-equipped De Hoop Village cottages for just R250pp a night.

Once at De Hoop guests can look forward to time out in nature walking, riding one of the many mountain biking trails that crisscross the reserve, birding or picnicing beneath a fig tree. Numerous guided activities are also available and booked with reception. Guided Marine Walks are a favourite, as are the unique Guided Vulture Colony Trip or the Guided Eco Boat Trips which include either pastries and teas or coffees for morning cruises, or house wines and snacks with the later afternoon ones as you glide along the 16km vlei (coastal lake). For keen birders, the vlei is a hive of activity -

“…the birds adore the place. Greater flamingo have twice bred successfully here over the decades - the only place in South Africa they have ever done so. You’ll also find lesser flamingos here, along with yellow-billed duck, little bittern, Caspian tern and the chestnut-banded plover. In fact, there are a total of 260 species of birds you could spot here. Sometimes you’ll see dozens of pelicans flecking the surface of the lagoons. Other times, there are literally thousands of Cape shovellers. The birds feel so safe here that they will frequently use this as a refuge where they can moult in peace – a time when they are vulnerable.”  - Southafrica.net

While Bontebok, Ostriches, Eland and Cape mountain zebra are spotted roaming the reserve, the real attraction in winter is whale watching from the dunes at the nearby beaches. Prebook a picnic basket and head down to the shore to see if you can spot Southern Right whales breaching and fluking in the bay.

The De Hoop Village Cottages are well equipped for self catering, complete with outside braai areas,and the onsite Fig Tree Restaurant is open daily should you wish to dine out, enjoy a slice of cake and coffee or enjoy some wine from the Overberg region.

Whether it’s the call of nature, the allure of the whales or just the need for a good ol’ fashioned escape from the city, be sure to head out to De Hoop before July 27th to make the most of the accommodation special.

*R250pppn based on Cottage cost of R1500/night for up to 6 guests. Terms & conditions apply. 

Experience De Hoop this Winter -  Special Ends Soon

De Hoop Collection

De Hoop Collection just outside Bredasdorp provides exclusive accommodation in De Hoop Nature Reserve. From remote luxury self-catering houses overlooking the 16km long Ramsar-listed vlei to upmarket catered suites just a short stroll from The Fig Tree Restaurant, De Hoop Collection has it all. Whet...

View Profile

What is Xplorio?

Xplorio is your local connection allowing you to find anything and everything about a town.

WATCH THE VIDEO: Welcome to Bredasdorp!
Read More

Recent Posts

Family Travel

Family Travel

We're turning the spotlight on *Family Travel*!

De Hoop Collection
Embrace the Great Outdoors: A Family Adventure Awaits at De Hoop!

Embrace the Great Outdoors: A Family Adventur...

As we delve into the heart of the season, it's the perfect time to plan an unforgettable family getaway.

De Hoop Collection
Wood-Fired Pizza

Wood-Fired Pizza

Did you know, our restaurant has a wood-fired pizza oven? 

De Hoop Collection
21 - 23 June 2024: Wine, Whales and Music

21 - 23 June 2024: Wine, Whales and Music

We're thrilled to announce the 2024 dates for our popular WINE, WHALES AND MUSIC event.

De Hoop Collection
De Hoop Boasts Main Concentration of Whales in Recent Count

De Hoop Boasts Main Concentration of Whales i...

Whale Season is in full swing here in the Southern Hemisphere.

De Hoop Collection
Accommodation Spotlight: The Opstal Vlei Suite

Accommodation Spotlight: The Opstal Vlei Suit...

This vlei-facing luxury bedroom sleeps 2 people in one bedroom with an en suite bathroom, on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis.

De Hoop Collection