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About Cederkloof Botanical Retreat

Welcome to Cederkloof Botanical Retreat

In general:
The Cederkloof Botanical Retreat forms part of a working farm 8km from Citrusdal, a quiet and tranquil space set in a beautiful valley abutting a wilderness area. Part of the landscape is still wild and opens to numerous views with beautiful rock formations from where you can watch stunning moon rises and have the stars put on a show just for you.
The retreat is situated in a wide valley between striking mountains, providing an excellent opportunity to explore the mountainside on the 4km hiking trail with its weird rock formations covered in lichen and more than 850 fynbos species that attract hundreds of bird species.
The retreat is perfect for a weekend getaway from Cape Town, signature birthday parties, or romantic hideaways. Solo journeys are taken here for quiet recovery, families with kids of all ages for adventures in nature, couples find perfect alone time and groups of friends celebrate birthdays. Whatever age or group size there is something special here for you.

Accommodation:
The accommodation consists of 10 well-equipped self-catering cottages, nestled in a Fynbos-covered kloof. We have six single units that sleep two people, and four double units that sleep four. All rooms are en-suite, some bathrooms have showers or baths or both.
Each unit has double doors that open onto the terrace – the perfect spot for sundowners, to light up a braai or do stargazing from your private jacuzzi.
The luxurious beds are all king size unless you request single beds with percale cotton duvet covers and sheets. 
The private jacuzzis are fed with natural spring water.
In the morning, you can take your breakfast outside into the country air and experience the absolute abundance of bird life, and other visitors to the indigenous natural Fynbos mountains that include sugar birds, butterflies, dragonflies and many more. 
Not every unit has cellphone signal or Wi-Fi. The best Wi-Fi is in units 9 and 10, but those are also the least private units. However, you can access unlimited, free Wi-Fi at the central building.

  • Response Rate: 87%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 48
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 7 Reviews

Facilities

  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Jacuzzi/Hot-tub
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Hiking
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Grading

  • No TGCSA Grading
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

Terms and conditions that apply to your stay at Cederkloof
1. The stay is undertaken at the guest's own risk and the owner and/or its members and employees shall not be held liable for any claim regarding personal injury, illness, death or the like arising from any cause whatsoever, including vis major casus fortuitus or negligence in any form...
Terms and conditions that apply to your stay at Cederkloof
1. The stay is undertaken at the guest's own risk and the owner and/or its members and employees shall not be held liable for any claim regarding personal injury, illness, death or the like arising from any cause whatsoever, including vis major casus fortuitus or negligence in any form by the owners, its members, employees and/or agents, whilst staying in the cottages or using the hiking trails.
2. All baggage and personal belongings are at all times at the guest's own risk. The owner and/or its members and/or its employees are not responsible for any form of negligence and/or criminal conduct by third parties.
3. The guest undertakes not to, without the necessary permission of the owners, touch,use, operate or board any farm implement; pick fruit and/or damage the orchards.
4. No furniture or any items that are in the cottages at the time of arrival may be moved or removed from the cottage.
5. Regret no smoking allowed in any of the cottages, on the trails or in the gardens.
6. No music is allowed at any time anywhere on the property unless the retreat was booked out in its entirety.
7. Upon leaving, please ensure that your cottage is locked, window closed before leaving the key in the door for collection and inspection. Remember you will be held responsible if you failed to lock up and something goes missing.
8. Dogs are allowed if they are well socialized. There is wildlife on the property such as baboons, scorpions and snakes. Neither the establishment or the management can be held responsible to any injury to pets.
9. The guest will be held responsible for the cost of breakages and the loss of the key.
10. Check in will only be after 2 pm and check out time will be 10 am
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Availability and pricing

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                  Reviews for Cederkloof Botanical Retreat

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                  Adrienne Griffin
                  27 May 2019

                  Awesome getaway, it has everything you need except a little oven would be nice to include.The staff were friendly and very helpful when we needed them.The room smelt abit like fire when we first got there, but we just needed to open up all the windows and doors to allow fresh air in, the fridge on the first night was making noises but by the second night it was fine.

                  Andrew Ryan
                  02 May 2019

                  We loved the peacefulness, views, king size bed and the private Jacuzzi on the deck. It is such a tranquil place and we left there feeling well rested.

                  Cobus Nieuwenhuizen
                  25 March 2019

                  Very nice location and very quite atmosphere.Really great that you have your own Jacuzzi and its pretty private seeing that we were in unit 9 which is close to the main building, but this allowed us to use the free Wi-Fi. The only thing I can say is that the maintenance has to be looked at.I was there 5 minutes and already fixed 3 broken items with my Leatherman and screws that I had in my car.Other than that it was great and would go there again for sure.

                  Christelle Swart
                  09 December 2018

                  The beauty of nature.

                  Monique Faulmann
                  06 December 2018

                  Peaceful. Suggestion for the main building, maybe a game's room or play park would be awesome for the kids. Definite recommendation to friends/family

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                  Cederkloof Botanical Retreat is 0km from the centre of Citrusdal , the nearest airport 160.1km (Cape Town International Airport).
                  *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling