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Green Hotels and Eco-Friendly Lodgings

There are 37 accommodations listed by country area.

Eastern Cape

 Palms Wilderness Retreat & Restaurant(Wilderness, Eastern Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Canoeing, Golf, Motor Biking, Nature Trails, Cycling, Horse Riding, Kayaking, Beaches, Bird Watching, Walking, Hiking, Swimming Pool, Fishing, Game Viewing, Mountain Biking
Palms Wilderness Retreat & Restaurant
Palms Wilderness, in the heart of the Garden Route, 4 minutes from the beach, close to the Wilderness National Park, mountain ranges and other spectacular nature areas of the famous Garden Route. Our more . . .
 Shamwari Game Reserve(Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Bird Watching, Swimming Pool, Game Viewing
Shamwari Game Reserve
Shamwari, home to the coveted Big Five, won “Africa’s Leading Conservation Company” and “Africa’s Leading Safari Lodge” for its pioneering work in conservation at the World Travel Awards, 2010  more . . .
 Bulungula Lodge(Mthatha, Eastern Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Canoeing, Bird Watching, Hiking, Walking, Horse Riding, Fishing, Beaches
Bulungula Lodge
An eco-friendly paradise in a remote traditional Xhosa community on the most beautiful beach in the world. The lodge is jointly owned by the local village and is actively involved in a range of commun more . . .
 Blaauwbosch Private Game Reserve(Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Bird Watching, Swimming Pool, Game Viewing, Weddings
Blaauwbosch Private Game Reserve
Blaauwbosh is a magnificent 5star graded Big 5 Game Reserve situated in the malaria-free eastern Cape, offering privacy and and exceptional safari experience more . . .
 Kraal Retreat(tombo, Eastern Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Canoeing, Painting, Cooking, Nature Trails, Horse Riding, Kayaking, Beaches, Bird Watching, Walking, Hiking, Diving, Fishing, Yoga, Weddings, Mountain Biking
Kraal Retreat
Eco- retreat, sea facing, 1min from secluded beaches. Peaceful, rejuvenating, unplugged. The pioneer of green local tourism on the Wild Coast. more . . .
 rosedale organic farm bed and breakfast(Addo, Eastern Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Bird Watching, Motor Biking, Nature Trails, Hiking, Horse Riding, Game Viewing
rosedale organic farm bed and breakfast
Bed and breakfast on a certified organic farm, in the heart of elephant country. more . . .
 Woodall Country House and Spa(Addo, Eastern Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Bird Watching, Nature Trails, Walking, Horse Riding, Swimming Pool, Game Viewing
Woodall Country House and Spa
Woodall Country House and Spa is set amongst peaceful citrus, a mere 45 minutes from Port Elizabeth, and neighbour to the malaria-free Addo Elephant National Park.  more . . .
 Volunteer Africa 32 Degrees South(Chintsa, Eastern Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Canoeing, Bird Watching, Nature Trails, Horse Riding, Game Viewing, Mountain Biking, Beaches
Volunteer Africa 32 Degrees South
Volunteer Africa 32° South (VA32) is a volunteer and working holidays organization based on the East Coast of South Africa. more . . .
 Beestekuil Holiday Farm(Middelburg, Eastern Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Bird Watching, Nature Trails, Walking, Hiking, Cycling, Horse Riding, Fishing, Game Viewing, Mountain Biking
Beestekuil Holiday Farm
Welcome to our farm with its warm 'feel-at-home' atmosphere.  more . . .


 LILOGO LODGE(Johannesburg, Gauteng)
ACTIVITIES: Swimming Pool
Lilogo Lodge is a luxurious and eco-friendly B&B situated in the trendy area of Rosebank, Johannesburg just 2 blocks walking distance from the Rosebank Mall and The Zone. more . . .
 Greenlea Ecofriendly Guest House & Conference (Centurion, Gauteng)
ACTIVITIES: Golf, Swimming Pool
Greenlea Ecofriendly Guest House & Conference
Eight beautifully furnished en-suite Pretoria Eco Guest House bedrooms. Luxurious Conference or executive meeting facility for 20 delegates. more . . .


 Mackaya Bella Guest House(Durban, KwaZulu-Natal)
ACTIVITIES: Bird Watching, Painting, Swimming Pool
Mackaya Bella Guest House
It does not cost the earth to stay at eco-friendly, 4-star Mackaya Bella Guest House, famed for its indigenous garden, friendly hospitality and comfort. more . . .
 Lemonwood(Dargle, KwaZulu-Natal)
ACTIVITIES: Bird Watching, Hiking, Nature Trails, Swimming Pool
Lemonwood is in the heart of the peaceful Dargle valley and conservancy area in the Natal Midlands. We are conveniently situated for the crafts of the Midlands Meander, access to the many schools in  more . . .
 Honeywood(port shepstone, KwaZulu-Natal)
ACTIVITIES: Bird Watching, Golf, Cooking, Weddings, Beaches
Comfortable self catering accomodation nestled amongst the coastal forest of KZN more . . .
 Three Trees at Spioenkop(Bergville, KwaZulu-Natal)
ACTIVITIES: Bird Watching, Hiking, Nature Trails, Swimming Pool, Horse Riding, Game Viewing, Weddings, Mountain Biking
Three Trees at Spioenkop
Nestled in the foothills of the Drakensberg Mountains, overlooking the Spioenkop Game Reserve, Three Trees is a small luxury owner-run lodge. more . . .
 Wellvale Private River Resort(KwaDukuza/Stanger, KwaZulu-Natal)
ACTIVITIES: Bird Watching, Walking, Swimming Pool, Fishing, Mountain Biking
Wellvale Private River Resort
Wellvale Resort, a top class eco-tourism hideaway, is only a short drive from King Shaka Airport and perfectly located for day trips to Dolphin Coast and some of South Africa’s finest beaches. more . . .


 Shiluvari Lakeside Lodge(Elim, Makhado, Limpopo)
ACTIVITIES: Bird Watching, Walking, Cycling, Swimming Pool, Fishing
Shiluvari Lakeside Lodge
Charming and secluded - this idyllic retreat on the Banks of the Albasini Dam at the foot of the Luonde Mountains, is the perfect base from which to explore this 'land of legend".  more . . .
 Mashovhela Lodge(Louis Trichardt, Limpopo)
ACTIVITIES: Bird Watching, Hiking, Nature Trails, Walking, Swimming Pool, Weddings
Mashovhela Lodge
Mashovhela Lodge offers tranquil accommodation north of Louis Trichardt / Makhado in the Soutpansberg Mountains, just off the N1 from Polokwane to Musina more . . .
 24Riviere Private Game Farm(Mabatlane(Vaalwater), Limpopo)
ACTIVITIES: Swimming Pool, Game Viewing, Mountain Biking
24Riviere Private Game Farm
The farm is located on top of a mountain in the malaria free Waterberg Biosphere Reserve, only a 2.5 hour drive from Joberg Int. Airport. The atmosphere and beauty of this last undiscovered piece of S more . . .
 Otters Den River Lodge(Hoedspruit, Limpopo)
ACTIVITIES: Canoeing, Nature Trails, Hiking, Walking, Fishing, Game Viewing, Kayaking
Otters Den River Lodge
An exclusive hiking, birding, fishing, loafing break-away for nature lovers. One reaches the camp by crossing the Blyde River by suspension bridge, symbolizing your escape into wilderness. more . . .


 Five Assegais Country Estate(Nr Mpumalanga , Mpumalanga)
ACTIVITIES: Bird Watching, Motor Biking, Walking, Hiking, Nature Trails, Cycling, Swimming Pool, Fishing, Game Viewing, Mountain Biking
Five Assegais Country Estate
For the discerning lover of country life, Five Assegais Country Estate offers a single very private and exclusive luxury country house, with 3 double bedrooms en-suite and a kid's room for 4 . Origina more . . .
 Umlani Bushcamp(Mpumlanga, Mpumalanga)
ACTIVITIES: Bird Watching, Walking, Swimming Pool, Game Viewing
Umlani Bushcamp
Umlani Bushcamp offers an authentic wildlife experience in Big Five territory. View lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino and a huge vaiety of mammal and bird life. more . . .

Northern Cape

 Tswalu Kalahari Reserve(Kuruman, Northern Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Bird Watching, Walking, Nature Trails, Horse Riding, Swimming Pool, Game Viewing, Weddings
Tswalu Kalahari Reserve
Tswalu Kalahari Reserve, owned by the Oppenheimer family, is South Africa’s largest private game reserve. Motse and Tarkuni accommodate a maximum of 30 guests in over 100 000 hectares. more . . .

Western Cape

 Bloomestate Luxury Retreat(Swellendam , Western Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Canoeing, Golf, Motor Biking, Nature Trails, Cycling, Horse Riding, Kayaking, Bird Watching, Hiking, Walking, Swimming Pool, Fishing, Game Viewing, Weddings, Yoga, Mountain Biking
Bloomestate Luxury Retreat
Modern and colourful guesthouse on green and spacious gardens. Seven bright rooms, sunny terraces ,pool, natural lake, mountain views and open air jacuzzi.  more . . .
 Tierhoek Cottages(Robertson, Western Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Bird Watching, Nature Trails, Walking, Cycling, Swimming Pool, Mountain Biking
Tierhoek Cottages
Private, romantic, self-catering cottages nestled at the foot of the majestic Langeberg mountains near Robertson. Less then 2 hours from Cape Town you can find peace and privacy.  more . . .
 Reflections Eco-Reserve(Wilderness, Western Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Canoeing, Bird Watching, Golf, Hiking, Walking, Nature Trails, Cycling, Diving, Fishing, Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Weddings, Beaches
Reflections Eco-Reserve
A luxury self catering eco lodge within the Garden Route National Park more . . .
 The Beach Camp(Paternoster, Western Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Bird Watching, Hiking, Walking, Diving, Fishing, Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Beaches
The Beach Camp
The Beach Camp is situated in Cape Columbine Nature reserve, which is the best flower reserve in South Africa. We are near the small fishing village of Paternoster and offer accommodation in our c more . . .
 The Backpack & Africa Travel Centre(Cape Town, Western Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Hiking, Walking, Nature Trails, Cooking, Cycling, Swimming Pool, Kayaking, Game Viewing, Mountain Biking, Beaches
The Backpack & Africa Travel Centre
Making a difference is more than just an initiative of The Backpack & Africa Travel Centre. It is the way we are, the way we work and the way we live. more . . .
 SAMARA PRIVATE GAME RESERVE(Graaff-Reinet, Western Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Bird Watching, Walking, Nature Trails, Swimming Pool, Tennis, Game Viewing, Weddings
3 elegant lodges on 70,000 acres, where wildlife roam again.Walk with the cheetah & celebrate the rebirth of a unique piece of Africa and experience a luxury safari in Eastern Cape. more . . .
 Angala Boutique Hotel and Guest House(Franschhoek, Western Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Bird Watching, Golf, Hiking, Cooking, Nature Trails, Walking, Swimming Pool, Mountain Biking
Angala Boutique Hotel and Guest House
Come and Restore, Renew & Recuperate body, mind & spirit in the peaceful surroundings of Cathbert Country Inn, a spectacular Retreat just outside Franschhoek (Cape Winelands, South Africa). more . . .
 Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse(Hermon, Western Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Canoeing, Bird Watching, Nature Trails, Hiking, Walking, Cycling, Swimming Pool, Fishing, Game Viewing, Kayaking, Mountain Biking
Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse
Enjoy game viewing and exceptional food at Bartholomeus Klip, on a working farm and fynbos nature reserve near Cape Town and the winelands. The luxurious Victorian farmhouse has four beautiful bedroo more . . .
 Samhitakasha Cob House (Cape Town, Western Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Bird Watching, Golf, Walking, Hiking, Nature Trails, Fishing, Yoga, Mountain Biking, Beaches
Samhitakasha Cob House
"lives up to its reputation as Cape Town's greenest B&B" (Sunday Times, Feb 2010) - natural building materials and furnishings, organic food, beautiful setting close to beach, lake and mountain!  more . . .
 Vineyard Hotel & Spa(Cape Town, Western Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Painting, Bird Watching, Walking, Swimming Pool, Weddings, Yoga
Vineyard Hotel & Spa
The Vineyard Hotel is a deluxe 207 roomed hotel, situated in six acres of attractive landscaped gardens on the banks of the Liesbeek River in the lush and leafy suburb of Newlands, Cape Town. more . . .
 Klippe Rivier Country House(Swellendam, Western Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Canoeing, Bird Watching, Painting, Golf, Walking, Hiking, Nature Trails, Swimming Pool, Horse Riding, Weddings
Klippe Rivier Country House
Kllippe Rivier is a magnificent Cape Dutch Homestead, situated on the outskirts of historic Swellendam, only two hours from Cape Town and the Garden Route more . . .
 De Kloof Luxury Estate(Swellendam, Western Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Canoeing, Painting, Golf, Motor Biking, Cooking, Nature Trails, Cycling, Horse Riding, Kayaking, Bird Watching, Walking, Swimming Pool, Fishing, Tennis, Game Viewing, Mountain Biking, Yoga, Weddings
De Kloof Luxury Estate
De Kloof Luxury estate, where history meets green organic trends, is situated in a green and secluded valley. Our hotel offers 5 star luxury and exceptional service. more . . .
 Jan Harmsgat Country House(Swellendam, Western Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Canoeing, Bird Watching, Golf, Nature Trails, Hiking, Walking, Cycling, Horse Riding, Swimming Pool, Fishing, Game Viewing, Mountain Biking
Jan Harmsgat Country House
This historic Cape Dutch farm c1723 offers a special ambience. Set amongst orchards of pecan nut, almond, and citrus trees. Homemade farm cheeses and preserves compliment the delicious meals on off more . . .
 Villa Afrikana Guest Suites(Knysna, Western Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Canoeing, Bird Watching, Golf, Walking, Nature Trails, Hiking, Cycling, Sailing, Swimming Pool, Horse Riding, Diving, Fishing, Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Beaches
Villa Afrikana Guest Suites
Situated in Knysna, 5* graded Villa Afrikana is perched high above the town of Knysna, on a hill fittingly called “Paradise" more . . .

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