DE HOOP COLLECTION, OVERBERG
|DE HOOP COLLECTION, OVERBERG
|Phone:||+27 (0) 21 422 4522
Reserve Emergency No: 071 260 7805
|Address:||De Hoop Nature Reserve, Overberg DC, 6740|
|Location:||De Hoop Nature Reserve|
THE DE HOOP COLLECTION - ACCOMMODATION, WEDDING VENUE AND ACTIVITIES IN THE DE HOOP NATURE RESERVE
De Hoop Nature Reserve and Marine Protected Area is one of CapeNature’s flagship nature reserves, probably most commonly known for its enormous Southern Right Whale migratory calving population. The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) recently reported that “De Hoop MPA is critically important for the conservation of the Southern Right whale (Eubalaena australis) which is an endangered species.
With our pristine coastline, fynbos bedecked trails and animal sightings around every corner - you would be hard pressed to find a more perfect back-to-nature retreat than De Hoop Nature Reserve.
SELF CATERING AND CHALET ACCOMMODATION IN DE HOOP NATURE RESERVE
Self-catering or luxury accommodation in one of the most beautiful parts of South Africa The De Hoop Collection offers a wide range of accommodation. From affordable self-catering chalets to more luxurious self-catering cottages and upmarket fully catered lodges. The De Hoop Collection accommodation has something for everyone, from families travelling on a limited budget, couples seeking a comfortable but affordable breakaway to top-end fully inclusive weddings and honeymoons. Catered and self catered options are available for most accommodation types.
Opstal Vlei Cottages - These beautiful thatched 2 bedroomed cottages have a living area with well-equipped kitchen and cosy fireplace, bathroom serviced with linen and towels. Catered and self catered options available. The cottages are private and have partial views of the Vlei.
De Hoop Village - The cottages are whitewash-walled fisherman-style houses characteristic of the Western Cape Coast. Ideal for a family and friends getaway, the cottages are well appointed and provide guests with a home-from-home setting. Catered and self catered options available.
Equipped Cottages - There is one 3-bedroomed cottage called Eland, and six 2-bedroomed cottages; Mountain Zebra, Bontebok, Baboon, Steenbok, Duiker and Grysbok.
Opstal Houses - These 3-bedroomed houses are set in amongst the Milkwood trees near the opstal area. They have spacious bedrooms, separate sitting room and dining room with a fully equipped kitchen. Bathrooms are equipped with both showers and a bath, with a separate toilet. These houses are well appointed and perfect for families or groups of friends. Catered and self catered options available.
Cloete Cottage - The Opstal Cloete Cottage is a brand new suite situated between the Fig Tree and Cloete Suites. It is a lovely private suite decorated in luxury and is only a short walk from the Fig Tree Restaurant. This suite sleeps 2 people and has one bedroom with en-suite bathroom (shower & bath). The accommodation is catered for as it has no cooking facilities. Dinner and breakfast is included and served in The Fig Tree Restaurant.
Cloete Suites - The Cloete Suites are situated in the Opstal area within close proximity to the Fig Tree Restaurant. Two of the suites (1 & 2) have a view of the grasslands where bontebok, eland and mountain zebra amongst others can be seen grazing, while Cloete Suites 3 & 4 have a spectacular view of the old majestic fig trees in the courtyard. Each suite is beautifully decorated and has a seating area and an en-suite bathroom with bath and shower. Cloete Suite 1 has a lovely fireplace for those chilly winter nights.
Opstal Stable Suite - The Opstal Stable Suite sleeps 2 people with one bedroom and en suite bathroom, on a dinner, bed and breakfast rate.
Opstal Vlei Suite - This vlei-facing luxury bedroom sleeps 2 people in one bedroom with an en suite bathroom, on a dinner,bed and breakfast basis. The Opstal suites are connected to the larger Opstal area including the Fig Tree Restaurant.
Opstal Manor House - The Opstal Manor House is a beautiful original home which has been restored to its former glory. Rooms can be rented out individually, or all 3 rooms within the Manor House can be booked for Exclusive Use.
Dassie Suite - The New Dassie Suite has a fabulous view of the vlei. This Suite is perfectly positioned to view the birdlife and majestic sunsets from your veranda. Wake up to the sound of the birds from the Vlei and the chance of Otter sightings from your room.
Figtree Suite - The newly built Figtree Suite is set in the courtyard with its magnificent Wild Fig Trees. It is an upmarket suite with en-suite bathroom and sleeps 2 guests on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis.
Otter Suites - The 3 newly renovated Otter Suites are positioned close to the serene De Hoop Vlei. Wake up to the sound of the birds and the chance of Otter sightings near your room.
Melkkamer Manor House - This beautiful remote, old stone Manor House comprises four magnificently appointed bedrooms with en suite bathrooms.
Melkkamer Vlei Cottage - The lovely old stone cottage overlooks the stunning De Hoop vlei. It has four beautifully appointed bedrooms with 2 separate bathrooms. There is a separate sitting room, dining area with fully equipped kitchen and a cosy fireplace.
Melkkamer Foremans Cottage - The Melkkamer Foremans Cottage is charming and tucked away amongst the milkwood trees. It is a short walk from the vlei and the Melkkamer Manor House. It has three bedrooms, open plan sitting room with dining room and fully equipped kitchen and barbecue area.
CAMPSITE RONDAVELS - These 5 Campsite Rondawels are thatched cottages with 2 beds with outdoor shared showers and toilets. Perfect for guests looking for simple and affordable accommodation with a braai area, but no other kitchen facility.
WEDDINGS AT DE HOOP NATURE RESERVE
Our specialist team will arrange as intimate or grand an occasion as you desire. We will help you plan your theme and flowers, organise you a string quartet, dinner under the stars or a banquet for 120 friends – anything to suit the style of your occasion. We will sensationally deliver your perfect De Hoop wedding and a celebration your guests will never forget. [READ MORE]
Nini Stephens is our in-house wedding co-ordinator and will take care of all your wedding plans and commitments. Download our Winter Wedding Guide Here
CONFERENCING AT DE HOOP NATURE RESERVE
De Hoop offers a wonderful venue for a ‘get away from it all’ conference in the heart of a beautiful Nature Reserve. We have The Shed which can accommodate up to 120 delegates, with overhead projector and screen. We can accommodate 120 delegates in comfortable accommodation within walking distance from the conference room. Each conference is tailor made and include meals, teas and coffees.
De Hoop can arrange professional team building activities. We can also arrange scavenger hunts or a group activity such as food and wine pairing at dinner. A range of guided activities are available such as fynbos and marine walks or guided mountain bike trails.
ACTIVITIES IN DE HOOP NATURE RESERVE
With an abundance of activities to do at De Hoop, we know it takes a strong motivation for our guests to explore the greater region, and that is why we have compiled a short list of some of the finest day trips you can do from your base at De Hoop. [READ MORE]