Pet-Friendly Cabin Rental in the Elgin Valley of Western Cape, South Africa

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13 units
26 guest capacity
1 night minimum stay

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Description of Glamping Units

This pet-friendly cabin rental is ideally located near several dog-friendly attractions and nature reserves as well as spacious gardens on the property itself. Based in the beautiful Elgin Valley on the Western Cape of South Africa, this pet-friendly rental can accommodate two guests with either two single beds or a double bed and an en-suite bathroom that includes a shower, hand basin, and a toilet. Dog owners will find enough space for a doggy bed and a few squeaky toys and there are storage facilities available to provide more space if required. Guests are treated to free tea and coffee within the cabins as well as having access to hot water and electricity. Outside, the wooden verandah overlooks the surrounding gardens and woodland while the swimming pool is located just a few steps away. Read More

Accommodation Amenities

  • Electric blankets
  • Electricity
  • Hairdryer
  • Linens provided
  • Pet-friendly
  • Private bathroom
  • Running water
  • Shower
  • Sink
  • Tea kettle
  • Toilet
  • Toiletries
  • Towels provided
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Pet owners will find plenty of space in the lush gardens for their dogs to run around and explore the sights of the resort. The accommodations are spacious and feature elevated timber decks while there are several dog-friendly walking trails nearby where they can join in the fun. There is an on-site restaurant and pub where an executive chef provides top-class food for all guests and pets are welcome to accompany the guests on the outside porch of the restaurant. Corporate events and team building groups have access to the conference room and the large swimming pool is a great way to relax after a day's activities.

  • Barbecue
  • Breakfast included
  • Deck or balcony
  • Outdoor pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Couples
  • Events
  • Family-friendly
  • Groups
  • Location + Surroundings

    The property is based in the town of Grabouw, around 70 km southeast of Cape Town, circled by the Hottentots Holland Mountains in the Elgin Valley, South Africa. The lodge itself is surrounded by lush gardens and orchards with woodland and a pond on the property grounds. The Elgin Valley is home to some of South Africa’s most beautiful farmland as well as 60% of the country’s apple crop. Based in the remote part of the Overberg Region, the area is renowned for its spectacular landscapes and exotic wildlife. Read More


    As self-catering is not permitted on-site, the executive chef provides top cuisine for guests each day. All linens and basic toiletries including towels are available in each accommodation.


    • Archery
    • ATV/Quads
    • Biking
    • Boating
    • Canoeing
    • Clubs/Nightclubs/Bars
    • Dining
    • Entertainment
    • Fishing
    • Golfing
    • Hiking
    • Horseback riding
    • Jeep tours
    • Kayaking
    • Massages
    • Movie theater
    • Museums
    • Paragliding
    • Rafting
    • Safari
    • Sailing
    • Scuba diving
    • Shopping
    • Sightseeing
    • Snorkeling
    • Surfing
    • Swimming
    • Walking
    • Water sports
    • Whale watching
    • Wildlife viewing
    • Zip-lining

    The Elgin Valley is an ideal glamping location for guests with pets as there are several dog-friendly activities and attractions within close proximity of the property. Guests should explore the Oak Valley Mountain Biking Trail with their dogs as well as Leopard's Gorge Hiking Trail where some incredible views of the canyons can be enjoyed. Around a 40-minute drive from Grabouw is Betty's Bay where there are pristine dog-friendly beaches and an hour's drive away is the stunning Palmiet River Trail in the Kogelberg Nature Reserve, a World Heritage Site with exceptional diversity in animal and plant life including the native fynbos.

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    Cancellation policy

    • You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 15 days prior to check-in.
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    Additional Information

    Guests should inquire within for further events and activities that can be organized by the hosts.

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