Tucked away in a remote enclave of the fynbos-rich on the 4000 ha Reserve lies the Botlierskop Self-Catering Bush Villas access via Great Brak River. Six breath-taking Villas have been lovingly and meticulously crafted with the aim of providing guests with the ultimate luxury self-caring safari accommodation. The Villas are nestled in the bush overlooking the waterholes, exhibit true South African flare 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 (day centre for meals and activities).
The serviced villas are packed with all the luxury amenities on 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 a private plunge pool in the Superior and Standard Villas. 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.
Standard Self-Catering Bush Villas
Two Standard Self-Catering 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 Self-Catering Bush Villas
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.
Superior Self-Catering Bush Villas
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. Kindly note that there is no restaurant available on site, and no cell phone reception but landline & WI-FI is available. Bush Villa Guests can join any other day activities as listed for day visitors (please note this is a 27 km drive from the Villas).
These South African modern-rustic (eclectic) furnished Villa's are designed with your comfort in mind and comprise of the following:
|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
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
SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY
Nearby Activities & Things to Do
|Activities||Departure from||Distance time||Duration||Rate End 30-09-2017|
|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|
|Walking with Lions (No u/1.5m tall)||Zorgfontein Reserve||5min||Zorgfontein||R710.00|
|Horseback Safari||Botlierskop Day Centre||25min||1/2/3hours||R310.00|
|Bush Spa||Botlierskop Main Lodge||25min||Spa Menu|
|Shark Cage Diving||Mosselbay||35min||Cage Diving Mossel Bay|
|Attractions/Things to Do||Mosselbay||35min||Activities Mossel Bay|
|Area Information||Great Brak||15min||Great Brak Information|
|Bishop Safari Lodge (Botlierskop Day Visitors Centre) 25 min||Open for lunch only|
|Transkaroo Restaurant (Great Brak River) 20 min||Open from 12:00-21:00|
|De Vette Mossel (Great Brak River) 25min||Open 12:00-15:00 (strictly by reservation)|
|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