Lodges in Gansbaai
South Africa has a rare skill of combining a wild setting with luxurious accommodation, and the lodges around Gansbaai emanate this quality expertly. These exquisite lodges can be found amidst the wilderness of the Overberg area with a view to brag about and service that will exceed expectations.
A holiday can be defined as time taken off for leisure. Since that time is so precious, it is of the utmost importance to make sure it is relished to its full potential. There is hardly a better way to spoil you and a loved one than with decadent accommodation. It is especially exquisite when your luxury setting is accompanied by the sounds of birds tweeting, the view of sandy dunes, turquoise waters and pristine fynbos.The lodges in Gansbaai are nestled in the lush surroundings so privacy is a predominant element to this experience. All troubles will dwindle into the distance as you lay sprawled on a cushy bed with this breath-taking view.
Experience tranquillity in supreme luxury as you enjoy an array of delicacies and superb local wine.The lodges around Gansbaai attain the perfect combination between luxury and wilderness as it draws influence from its natural surroundings.
There are plentiful outdoor activities that range from heart-pounding adventures to ultimate relaxation. There are deserted beaches ideal for a meander and picnics, as well as ancient caves to explore. The Atlantic waters are teeming with intriguing marine life. During the last 6 months of the year there are Southern Right Whales that come to Gansbaai to mate and calve. This opportunity should be cherished as the whales are particularly playful and love to show off. They can be viewed by land or by boat, and a trip out to sea often means spotting more than a whale. This area is popular for hosting all of the Marine Big 5, so there is the possibility to see Great White Sharks, penguins, seals and dolphins.
For those who like to keep their feet on the ground there are still ample activities. To really appreciate the gorgeous landscape from atop a mountain there is the option to trek through the fynbos by hiking, horseback riding or quad biking. For those that can’t keep their feet on the ground, there are scenic flights as you board a Cessna 175 to soak up the sprawling views from a new perspective. For a more refined experience there is the Elim Wine Route that is renowned for being the most southern wine route in Africa. As you stroll between wineries you will be able to taste the unique flavours the wine masters have managed to capture of this wild environment.
A stop through the B’Bos Art Route would definitely add a touch of culture to the excursion. This part of the Overberg area is remarkably untouched and still very rural. Twelve artists have found enormous inspiration from this intriguing way of life and have set up individual galleries. Take a look at the fine talent on display and you could also be taken aback by the life the locals lead. To get to know this unique rustic life, B’Bos has several pubs that offer great burgers and a chance to become acquainted with the locals.
The 5-star lodges in Gansbaai embrace opulence and splendour in such a way that you will struggle to have anything but an unforgettable experience.