This sea-scraping five-star eco-lodge is running an all-inclusive special until 17 December 2021.
De Hoop Nature Reserve, along the scenic Whale Route, is a lesser-known seaside sanctuary characterised by a dreamy vlei and vast, wide-open spaces. It is also home to Morukuru Beach Lodge, a faultlessly five-star escape that has been carefully designed to maximise – and respect – its spectacular surrounds.
The hotel lies on a sliver of prime seaside real estate characterised by towering sand dunes, limestone cliffs, striking fynbos and a stretch of Indian Ocean that becomes a daily playground for dozens of southern right whales every year between August and November.
The five beautiful rooms (four face the ocean, and one boasts mesmerising dune vistas) are modern and serene and fitted with floor-to-ceiling sliding doors that open onto a narrow balcony, revealing a 51-kilometre stretch of beach and the ocean beyond.
A sea-facing daybed, cosy fireplace and lounge area make it hard to leave your room, while the communal tea-and-coffee nooks with dune-facing chairs and a well-stocked bookshelf conspire to keep you cossetted.
After easing into the day with a scrumptious breakfast, there’s the option of joining one of the knowledgeable guides for a marine walk, relaxed dune stroll, or an excursion to the nature reserve. There’s no pressure to go along, but the guides are fonts of information, so it’s worth it. Swimming, snorkelling, bike rides and sand-boarding are also on offer. And, of course, there’s the pool deck, complete with a hot tub – the only place to be on chilly evenings…
An unmissable special
Morukuru Beach Lodge is currently running an incredible Last-Minute Special: from R3 750 per person per night (almost 50% off) for a minimum stay of two nights. Valid for stays until 17 December 2021, these rates are valid for last-minute bookings only (four weeks before arrival). Children under 2 years stay for free; children under 16 years sharing with two adults in the Ocean View Family Suite pay R 1 750 per night.
The special From R3 750 per person per night for a minimum stay of two nights
From R1 750 (children 3 –16 years)
Free (children 0 – 2 years)
Good to know The Honeymoon Suite is available for R4 000 per person
Please note The special does not include alcohol.
Distance from CT 3 hours
Child friendly? Yes
Pet friendly? No
Address De Hoop Nature Reserve, Overberg District Municipality, Overberg
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