African Crags Eco-Lodge offers modern comfort and excellent facilities in an environment of immense natural beauty and ancient history. The main house offers 3,5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and 1 mezzanine-style bedroom (‘up in the air’), sleeping a maximum of 10 people in total (4 adults and 6 children). The space can conveniently be divided into 2 separate units. The lounge areas and kitchen are shared. A separate cottage, with 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom, sleeps 4 people, and has a small lounge with a kitchenette and a covered outdoor porch. Rainwater is harvested from a dam and held in storage tanks for household use, while cooking is done using natural gas. At the main house, a veranda overlooking the nature reserve and a semi-outdoor lounge area provide intimate relaxation space. A pizza oven in the semi-outdoor lounge area is perfect for making the most amazing fresh pizzas, which you can top with herbs from the vegetable garden! Depending on the season, you can prepare breakfast or lunch (self catering) and have it on the veranda overlooking the mountains, the canyons and the ocean, or at Peppermill restaurant, a mere 4-minute drive away. Restaurants for dinner are about 15-20 mins away but you’re happy to use the kitchen, gas-braai or pizza oven. There is a small fee for usage and/or cleaning. Please discuss with our manager. Please note in the main house the lounge areas and the kitchen may be shared with other guests.
In Room Facilities:
Rooms all have high quality percale cotton linen, king size beds with single beds for children, Free Wi-Fi in Main House and a safe. A hair dryer is available.
The Crags, with its gentle slopes and cool sea breezes, is blessed with several vineyards who produce award-winning white wine varietals, pinot noir and Methode Cap Classique bubblies. A variety of great restaurants and plenty of fun attractions for children and parents abound. Whether it’s riding elephants, walking with cheetahs, or getting up-close-and-personal with birds, monkeys, or snakes, The Crags is the nature-lover’s destination of choice. If adventure is your thing, the area also boasts everything from mountain biking and abseiling, to canyoning and zip-line experiences. The quaint villages of Nature's Valley, Keurboom and Kurland are only a short drive, and offer interesting day trips, local produce, arts and crafts, and fine dining opportunities. There are several hikes in The Crags, anything from a leisurely stroll to a strenuous day-hike, that will take you through ancient coastal forests, past flowing rivers and into spectacular canyons. Golf lovers will be pleased to know that two world-class golf courses are just a couple of ‘good drives’ away, and Polo, the noble ‘Sport of Kings’, is played on many fields in the area. Lastly, and most importantly, the nearby beaches of Nature's Valley, Keurboom and Plettenberg Bay offer a great opportunity to dip one’s toes into the warm Indian Ocean.
* Tea/Coffee making facilities
* Free Wi-Fi
* Pizza oven
* Honesty Bar
The Crags has several tourism attractions like Monkeyland, Birds of Eden, Tenikwa Wildlife Sanctuary and the Elephant Sanctuary. More info on: www.cruisethecrags.co.za