In Room Facilities:
Complementary - In Suite tea, coffee, sugar, fresh milk and rusks are provided daily.
Kitchenette – single or 2 plate cooker, microwave, fridge, kettle, toaster, crockery, cutlery, glassware, cooking pots & utensils.
Heating – in winter.
Hangers and Umbrella.
Free - WiFi
Clarens is the beautiful Jewel of the Free State, +- halfway stop between Johannesburg and Durban, about 100km from Harrismith and 30km from Bethlehem.
Parking in Clarens is free and safe, however if you prefer to walk everything is within easy reach for both the young and mature, night and day.
There are wonderful mountain walks and hikes for the more active, along with biking trails and extreme sports such as abseiling, white water rafting, hot air ballooning, Quad Biking to name a few.
There is also an 18 hole golf course 5 minutes away.
Golden Gate National Park is a short 20 km drive. Game viewing includes wildebeest, Red Hartebeest, Blesbok Zebra, Eland and Jackal. Also home to the bearded vulture and black eagle.
There is a free standing Braai (BBQ) stand and as a courtesy we provide a starter pack of wood and firelighters.
Free Secure Parking on Premises, one vehicle per unit.
Wireless Internet – Usually turned on from +-7am until 10.30 pm so as to allow guests with EMF sensitivities to rest well.
All our indoor water is filtered.
We are endeavouring to create an eco-friendly, organic environment and are moving to be as self-sufficient as possible, planning to be off the grid in the future!!
Woodlands Retreat is a harmonious peaceful getaway, far from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Here you can relax and breathe in the fresh mountain air. It is a place to notice the sounds of nature and peacefully connect with your inner self. Recharging your vital energies by connecting with Mother Nature.
However if you wish to liven up your day or night, especially on weekends, central Clarens is a hop skip and a jump away.
Clarens is renowned for its wonderful Art Galleries and fabulous Restaurants for wining and dining, or cooling yourself down with a craft beer!.
You will find live music and various other activities throughout the year such as Craft Beer Festivals, Hogs Roadshow, Live Music Festivals, Art Retreats, Sports events to name a few.
Weekends are generally busy with one activity or another, whilst mid week is much quieter.