Luxury Bush Villas Accommodation | Botlierskop Private Game Reserve

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Luxury Bush Villas Self-Catering Accommodation

Tucked away in a remote enclave of the fynbos-rich on the 4200 ha Reserve lies the Botlierskop Self-Catering Bush Villas access via Great Brak River. Eight breath-taking Villas have been lovingly and meticulously crafted with the aim of providing guests with the ultimate luxury self-catering safari accommodation. The Villas are nestled in the bush overlooking the waterholes, exhibit true South African flair with their eclectic, luxurious furnishings in keeping with their unique location. The Villas are located 27 km away from Botlierskop Tented lodge, the game reserve is your backyard and the villa your home away from home. (Villas operates on it’s own and no access to the Tented lodge except guest that overnight) Guests to have access to the Bishop Safari Lodge 27 km away meals and activities. The Village Lodge 7.3 km away are also open for lunch and dinner for Villa guests.  Reservations essential

The serviced villas are packed with all the luxury touches one could ask for including en-suite bathrooms complete with guest amenities, bathrobes and slippers, a fully–equipped kitchen including a dishwasher, dining area, air-conditioned lounge with a TV, indoor and outdoor fireplaces, and some villas have a private plunge pool. Sliding glass doors open up to an expansive, furnished deck offering spectacular views of the waterholes and the surrounding game reserve. Let nature govern your days here. Rise with the sun… or not. For those looking for a relaxing escape, while away the hours on your own private deck and watch the ebb and flow of wildlife accompanied by the soundtrack of birds. Superior 3 bedroom, Deluxe 3 bedroom, Luxury 2 bedroom and Luxury 3 bedroom are available for more info on the Villas please see below


Although the Villas can accommodate children of all ages, they are located in the middle of the reserve and there is no playground for children.  Parental supervision is very imporant as there are free roaming animals around the Villas. Kindly note that there is no restaurant available on site, but guests can have meals at the Village Lodge of Botlierskop (Bellevue Restaurant 7.3 km), no cell phone reception but landline & WI-FI is available.   Game drives departs from the Bush Villa and Guests can join any other day activities as listed for day visitors at Botlierskop Day centre. (please note this is a 27 km drive from the Villas). Transfer options are available

Luxury 2 bedroom Self-Catering Bush Villas

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Two Self-Catering luxury 2 bedrooms Villas with private cold water splash pool, has a master bedroom en-suite with loft for children, fully equipped kitchen, air-con, outdoor barbecue facilities under cover parking, dining table outside as well as outdoor lounge.  These Villas are close to each other with views over the smaller dam on the reserve. Ideal for families (2 adults and 2 children)

Luxury 3 bedroom Self-Catering Bush Villas

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The Luxury Self-Catering 3 bedroom Villa has glass sliding doors which open from the lounge onto a wooden deck overlooking the waterhole.  The main bedroom, with studio bedroom and loft room are all en-suite.  The outdoor barbecue facilities is at the back of the Villa amongst the trees.  Fully equipped kitchen, outdoor lounge area overlooking the waterhole and hanging chair.  This Villa does not have a splash pool.

Deluxe 3 bedroom Self-Catering Bush Villas

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Two Deluxe Self-Catering 3 bedroom Villas each with private splash pool, with barbecue facilities in front of the Villa overlooking a smaller waterhole (not the main waterhole) where guest can enjoy a sundowner drink.  These Villas are more secluded and hidden in a valley.  The 3 bedroom Villas are suitable for families up to 6 adults. (all ages are welcome) 

Superior 3 bedroom Self-Catering Bush Villas

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Three Superior Self-Catering 3 bedroom Villas each with private splash pools overlook the waterhole with spectacular views.  With barbecue facilities close to the waterhole guest can enjoy a sundowner while animals drink at the waterhole and you can hear the abundant wild bird life.  The 3 bedroom Villas are suitable for families (4 adults and 2 children) and all ages are welcome.  


These South African modern-rustic (eclectic) furnished Villa's are designed with your comfort in mind and comprise of the following:

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Villa layout Details
1 x Master Suite  King size / Twin beds with bedroom opening on patio and en-suite bathroom with open plan shower and free-standing bath with double wash basins.

1 x Double Room King size / Twin beds with bedroom opening on patio and en-suite bathroom with shower only and wash basin. 

1 x Loft Room for kids only Twin beds only, bathroom with shower only and wash basin.

Bush Villa Amenities

Air-conditioning in lounge | Open plan dining room, seats 6/4 | Lounge Area with DSTV | Fully equipped kitchen with dish washer, stove, fridge, microwave and utensils | Coffee/tea facilities with starter pack coffee/tee/sugar | Large wooden deck with seating area and hanging chair overlooking the waterhole | Outdoor fire-pit | Indoor fire place | Private Splash Pool (Superior & Standard Villas only) | Swimming towels | Full guest amenities with bathrobes and slippers | Mosquito nets | Electronic safe in 2 bedrooms | Laundry services provided at additional charge | Daily housekeeping services included except Sundays and Public Holidays | Firewood starter pack supplied, additional wood for sale at reception | Landline Telephone (no cellphone reception) | Wi-fi available in each Villa at additional charge R250 per stay uncapped| Check in 14:00 | Check out 10:00

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Rates for Self-Catering Bush Villas

Villas can be booked on a self-catering basis and Guests are welcome to book any additional activities at Botlierskop or nearby attractions. Daily (hourly) transportation to and from Botlierskop through the reserve is available at additional charge of R250 per vehicle ~ please book times with reception. Kindly note Check in is at 14:00 and Check out at 10:00.  No self drive are permitted on the reserve and infringement fined at R1000.00


Self-Catering Villa
Rate per Villa
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Luxury 2 bedroom (with pool) Sleeps 4

Luxury 3 bedroom (no pool) Sleeps 6

Deluxe 3 bedroom (with pool) Sleeps 6

Superior 3 bedroom (with pool) Sleeps 6

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Nearby Activities & Things to Do

Activities Departure from Distance time Duration Rate End 30-09-2018
Guided Game Drives Bush Villa 1 min 3hours R450.00
Private Game Drives Bush Villa 1 min 3hours R4,050.00 (Max 9)
Game Drive incl Snacks & Drinks Bush Villa 1 min 3.5hours R650.00
Bush Walk Bush Villa 1 min 2.5 hours R500.00
Junior Ranger Program (2-12) Bush Villa 1 min 1-2 hours R250.00
Horseback Safari Botlierskop Day Centre 25min 1/2/3hours R310.00
Bush Spa Botlierskop Main Lodge 25min Spa Menu
Attractions/Things to Do Mosselbay 35min Activities Mossel Bay
Area Information Great Brak 15min Great Brak Information

Nearby Restaurants

Restaurant Times
Bishop Safari Lodge (Botlierskop Day Visitors Centre) 25 min Open for lunch only
Botlierskop Village Lodge (Bellevue Restaurant) Kleinvlei 10 min (7km) Open from 11:00-22:00 (reservations essential)
Transkaroo Restaurant (Great Brak River) 20 min Open from 12:00-21:00 
De Ou Pastorie Teetuin (Great Brak River) 20 min Open 08:00-17:00
Peperboom Restaurant and Deli (Great Brak River) Open daily
Route 56 Restaurant (Mosselbay) 35 min Open lunch  & Dinner
The Gannet Restaurant (Mosselbay) 35 min Open Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Private Ranger (subject to availability and rates change with season)

  • Private Field guide with game viewer vehicle (includes 2 game drives daily) R8000 per day up to 8 guests per vehicle or one game drive @ R4050 per drive

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Boltierskop Superior Villa Bedroom

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