Phillipskop Mountain Reserve

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Perched on the slopes of the Klein River Mountains, with sweeping views across the Overberg from the Akkedisberg to Gansbaai, Phillipskop Mountain Reserve is a place for you to unwind and explore. The reserve, around 250ha in size, is dominated by the pointed summit of Phillipskop and covered with almost pristine fynbos. It is situated just 10km outside Stanford, overlooking the Klein River Cheese Factory.

The reserve has a number of hiking trails, suitable for all ages. It is one of the few places where anyone can access the heights of the Klein River Mountains this side of Hermanus. These paths are open to day visitors (for a small charge) as well as residents and take you to visit a small waterfall, impressive rock stack or even the summit of Phillipskop itself. You can also visit Phillipskop Cave, a local heritage site with the only recorded rock art on the Cape Whale Coast. Guided walks can be arranged on the reserve with Chris, an expert on the fynbos.

The spacious chalet-style cottages have 3 bedrooms: a double en-suite and two twins with a shared bathroom containing bath and shower. All towels and bedding are provided. The main living area is open plan with plenty of room so that you are not getting under each other’s feet. It comprises a dining area with large 8-seater table; a kitchen with fridge-freezer, gas stove, microwave and other essential items; and a comfy sitting area with views up to Phillipskop. The sitting area has a log-burning stove for the cooler months, and the cottage is supplied with solar hot water, including electric back-up so that you never run out. There is the essential braai area on the mountain side of the cottage and a large deck on the valley side, so that you can take in the views.

Rates: Please click on the red Book Now button above for a live availability calendar and rates.
Accommodation: From R1500 per night for cottage 1-4 people (Friday & Saturday nights must be booked together)
• R220 per additional adult per night
• R110 per additional child per night
Reduced prices are available during the week (excluding school and public holidays). High season rates apply in December & January. Please see website for further details.

Please see our website for more details of accommodation and availability:

Day visitors: R70 per adult, R50 per child
Opening times for Day visitors: Monday to Sunday, 08:00 – 17:00. Advance booking recommended for groups larger than 10. Honesty box available.

Our address

-34.408841, 19.524956
073 621 1808

Opening Hours

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Hannelize Kleynhans
2017-04-10 11:51:38
If you need time out to relax, rest and have quiet times this is definitely the place to go. Accommodation is clean, spacious and well equipped, we loved the views and beautiful nature.
2017-03-22 14:51:55
The chalets are beautiful and spacious and the surroundings lovely. We stayed in the Oxalis cottage which had a beautiful view. We had a lovely hike. The trails are well laid out. Perfect for couples sharing and families too. Self catering.
2017-03-21 17:01:53
Perfect accommodation for a relaxing break away from civilization. Adequately equipped for self-catering. Lovely balcony views. Very well priced for a family/group sharing.
2017-03-13 16:25:11
A spacious and fully equipped cottage with breathtaking views, lovely hiking trails with beautiful indigenous flowers and unexpected Khoisan paintings. We enjoyed it!

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