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Green Hotels and Eco-Friendly Lodgings

There are 37 accommodations listed by country area.

Eastern Cape

 Bulungula Lodge(Mthatha, Eastern Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Hiking, Canoeing, Fishing, Horse Riding, Walking, Beaches, Bird Watching
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 . . .
 Palms Wilderness Retreat & Restaurant(Wilderness, Eastern Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Nature Trails, Hiking, Swimming Pool, Canoeing, Fishing, Golf, Motor Biking, Game Viewing, Cycling, Kayaking, Horse Riding, Walking, Beaches, Bird Watching, 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 . . .
 Woodall Country House and Spa(Addo, Eastern Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Nature Trails, Swimming Pool, Game Viewing, Horse Riding, Walking, Bird Watching
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 . . .
 Blaauwbosch Private Game Reserve(Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Swimming Pool, Game Viewing, Weddings, Bird Watching
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 . . .
 Beestekuil Holiday Farm(Middelburg, Eastern Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Nature Trails, Hiking, Fishing, Game Viewing, Cycling, Horse Riding, Walking, Bird Watching, Mountain Biking
Beestekuil Holiday Farm
Welcome to our farm with its warm 'feel-at-home' atmosphere.  more . . .
 Volunteer Africa 32 Degrees South(Chintsa, Eastern Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Nature Trails, Canoeing, Game Viewing, Horse Riding, Bird Watching, 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 . . .
 Kraal Retreat(tombo, Eastern Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Canoeing, Fishing, Yoga, Diving, Weddings, Beaches, Hiking, Nature Trails, Cooking, Kayaking, Horse Riding, Walking, Painting, Bird Watching, 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: Nature Trails, Hiking, Motor Biking, Game Viewing, Horse Riding, Bird Watching
rosedale organic farm bed and breakfast
Bed and breakfast on a certified organic farm, in the heart of elephant country. more . . .
 Shamwari Game Reserve(Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Swimming Pool, Game Viewing, Bird Watching
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 . . .

Gauteng

 Greenlea Ecofriendly Guest House & Conference (Centurion, Gauteng)
ACTIVITIES: Swimming Pool, Golf
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 . . .
 LILOGO LODGE(Johannesburg, Gauteng)
ACTIVITIES: Swimming Pool
LILOGO LODGE
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 . . .

KwaZulu-Natal

 Honeywood(port shepstone, KwaZulu-Natal)
ACTIVITIES: Cooking, Golf, Weddings, Bird Watching, Beaches
Honeywood
Comfortable self catering accomodation nestled amongst the coastal forest of KZN more . . .
 Mackaya Bella Guest House(Durban, KwaZulu-Natal)
ACTIVITIES: Swimming Pool, Painting, Bird Watching
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: Hiking, Nature Trails, Swimming Pool, Bird Watching
Lemonwood
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 . . .
 Wellvale Private River Resort(KwaDukuza/Stanger, KwaZulu-Natal)
ACTIVITIES: Swimming Pool, Fishing, Walking, Bird Watching, 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 . . .
 Three Trees at Spioenkop(Bergville, KwaZulu-Natal)
ACTIVITIES: Hiking, Nature Trails, Swimming Pool, Game Viewing, Horse Riding, Weddings, Bird Watching, 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 . . .

Limpopo

 Otters Den River Lodge(Hoedspruit, Limpopo)
ACTIVITIES: Nature Trails, Hiking, Canoeing, Fishing, Game Viewing, Kayaking, Walking
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 . . .
 Mashovhela Lodge(Louis Trichardt, Limpopo)
ACTIVITIES: Hiking, Nature Trails, Swimming Pool, Weddings, Walking, Bird Watching
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 . . .
 Shiluvari Lakeside Lodge(Elim, Makhado, Limpopo)
ACTIVITIES: Swimming Pool, Fishing, Cycling, Walking, Bird Watching
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 . . .
 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 . . .

Mpumalanga

 Five Assegais Country Estate(Nr Mpumalanga , Mpumalanga)
ACTIVITIES: Hiking, Nature Trails, Swimming Pool, Fishing, Motor Biking, Game Viewing, Cycling, Walking, Mountain Biking, Bird Watching
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: Swimming Pool, Game Viewing, Walking, Bird Watching
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: Nature Trails, Swimming Pool, Game Viewing, Horse Riding, Weddings, Walking, Bird Watching
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

 Reflections Eco-Reserve(Wilderness, Western Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Hiking, Nature Trails, Canoeing, Fishing, Golf, Cycling, Kayaking, Diving, Weddings, Walking, Bird Watching, Mountain Biking, Beaches
Reflections Eco-Reserve
A luxury self catering eco lodge within the Garden Route National Park more . . .
 SAMARA PRIVATE GAME RESERVE(Graaff-Reinet, Western Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Nature Trails, Swimming Pool, Tennis, Game Viewing, Weddings, Walking, Bird Watching
SAMARA PRIVATE GAME RESERVE
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 . . .
 Bloomestate Luxury Retreat(Swellendam , Western Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Swimming Pool, Canoeing, Fishing, Golf, Cycling, Yoga, Weddings, Hiking, Nature Trails, Motor Biking, Game Viewing, Kayaking, Horse Riding, Walking, Bird Watching, 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 . . .
 The Backpack & Africa Travel Centre(Cape Town, Western Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Hiking, Nature Trails, Swimming Pool, Cooking, Game Viewing, Cycling, Kayaking, Walking, Beaches, Mountain Biking
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 . . .
 De Kloof Luxury Estate(Swellendam, Western Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Swimming Pool, Canoeing, Fishing, Golf, Cycling, Yoga, Weddings, Nature Trails, Cooking, Motor Biking, Game Viewing, Tennis, Kayaking, Horse Riding, Walking, Painting, Mountain Biking, Bird Watching
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 . . .
 Klippe Rivier Country House(Swellendam, Western Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Hiking, Nature Trails, Swimming Pool, Canoeing, Golf, Horse Riding, Weddings, Walking, Painting, Bird Watching
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 . . .
 Jan Harmsgat Country House(Swellendam, Western Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Nature Trails, Hiking, Swimming Pool, Canoeing, Fishing, Golf, Game Viewing, Cycling, Horse Riding, Walking, Mountain Biking, Bird Watching
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 . . .
 The Beach Camp(Paternoster, Western Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Hiking, Fishing, Kayaking, Diving, Walking, Mountain Biking, Beaches, Bird Watching
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 . . .
 Villa Afrikana Guest Suites(Knysna, Western Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Swimming Pool, Canoeing, Fishing, Golf, Cycling, Sailing, Diving, Beaches, Hiking, Nature Trails, Kayaking, Horse Riding, Walking, Bird Watching, Mountain Biking
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 . . .
 Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse(Hermon, Western Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Nature Trails, Hiking, Swimming Pool, Canoeing, Fishing, Game Viewing, Cycling, Kayaking, Walking, Mountain Biking, Bird Watching
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 . . .
 Angala Boutique Hotel and Guest House(Franschhoek, Western Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Hiking, Nature Trails, Swimming Pool, Cooking, Golf, Walking, Mountain Biking, Bird Watching
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 . . .
 Vineyard Hotel & Spa(Cape Town, Western Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Swimming Pool, Yoga, Weddings, Painting, Walking, Bird Watching
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 . . .
 Tierhoek Cottages(Robertson, Western Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Nature Trails, Swimming Pool, Cycling, Walking, Bird Watching, 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 . . .
 Samhitakasha Cob House (Cape Town, Western Cape)
ACTIVITIES: Hiking, Nature Trails, Fishing, Golf, Yoga, Walking, Bird Watching, Beaches, Mountain Biking
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 . . .

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