Blissfully isolated and uniquely local.
Stealthily tucked into the foothills of the Cederberg Mountains, Cederberg Ridge is an intimate nine-roomed lodge, where warm, emotionally intelligent service, sumptuous accommodation and delicious food coalesce to create an unforgettable stay.
But it’s the lodge’s unrivalled setting – on a 3 000-hectare fruit farm in the heart of the Cederberg Wilderness Reserve – that knocks it out of the park. Characterised by untamed landscapes, red-sandstone mountains, ancient rock art and flaming sunsets, the Cederberg emanates a kind of otherworldly majesty and sacred solitude you’ll be hard-pressed to find anywhere else in the world.
And even though the town of Clanwilliam is a mere eight kilometres away, the hotel’s surreptitious perch on a mountainside creates a sense of utter seclusion where you can – G&T in hand – soak up the raw and rugged beauty of the untamed surroundings.
The rooms are light, bright and utterly luxurious, with earthy hues and natural textures creating a pared-back aesthetic that plays second fiddle to the spectacular surroundings.
- 6 spacious suites with indoor and outdoor showers and a large terrace
- 1 two-bedroom sharing suite with a central sitting room and indoor and outdoor showers
- 2 classic rooms (one of which is wheelchair accessible)
- wood-burning fireplaces in select suites
- TV with DStv
- large swimming pool overlooking the mountains
- romantic sleep-out option on your terrace
- use of mountain bikes
- in-room spa treatments available
- complimentary wifi
- main library with fireplace, books
Local is lekker special
From now until end-July 2021, Cederberg Ridge is offering South African residents up to 20% off its normal rates (not 38% as was incorrectly stated in our newsletter on 15 July).
Cost R1 550 per person sharing (half board, includes breakfast + dinner)
R2 195 per person sharing (full board, includes all meals + activities)
The details The special is applicable for South African residents only, and requires a minimum stay of two nights on Fridays and Saturdays.
Valid until 31 July 2021
A world of adventure
After enjoying a ’berg-to-plate breakfast on the sun-dappled deck, allow your days to unfold however you choose: with a chilled game of boules or croquet, lounging by the pool or with a spot of afternoon wine-tasting…
Adventure seekers will want to take full advantage of the striking surroundings, whether it be a guided or self-guided hike around the reserve, mountain biking, a San rock-art tour, tubing on the dam, or star-gazing around the fire pit at night.
Distance from CT 2.5 hours
Child friendly? Yes, however, children under 6 years need special permission
Pet friendly? No
Where to find it Cederberg Ridge, Old Klawer Road, Clanwilliam, Western Cape
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