Eco-friendly Accommodation Wilderness – Western Cape; Garden Route | Coastal, Eco Lodge, Self-catering, Romantic, Nature Reserve, Glamping

From R1000 for 2 adults

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Reflections Eco-reserve is located on a 28 hectare rehabilitated pine plantation situated in Rondevlei, a picturesque area in the Wilderness Lakes districts.

The reserve is surrounded by the Garden Route National Park on three sides, is rich in natural beauty and offers guests easy access to beaches, forests, mountains, birding and fantastic walks.

This family-owned and run self-catering eco-reserve is inspired to be as environmentally friendly as possible, the lodgings are completely powered up by the wind and sun making this the perfect “clean holiday” experience for anyone wanting to retreat into nature.


The 4 extremely well appointed Timber Eco Chalets allow privacy and exclusivity and can cater for up to 6 guests.

The luxury chalets have 2 bedrooms, a large bathroom with shower, bath and toilet as well as an additional toilet and outdoor shower for the more adventurous. The upstairs loft is well suited to single guests and children.

The spacious open-plan kitchen is fully-equipped and the lounge / dining area is elegant and comfortable and features a fireplace.The wraparound deck has amazing views and is the perfect spot to relax while listening to the iconic call of the resident Fish Eagles. From: R1850

Eco-friendly Accommodation Wilderness - Reflections Eco Reserve

Reflections Eco Reserve also offers glamping in this nature lovers paradise. The Luxury Tents have a comfortable bed, well equipped kitchen and a unique open-air bathroom. From: R1000

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While fantastic walks and outstanding birding (over 140 species) can be done at Reflections Eco Reserve, there is also a plethora of activities nearby. Magnificent Indian Ocean beaches are only 15 minutes away; the forests and mountains make for great hiking, climbing and biking adventures; canoeing; golf, and awesome birding (the greater area exceeds 200, and many endemic species).

Reflections Eco Reserve has their own S.A.T.O.U.R and F.G.A.S.A qualified guide who is a very keen birder and provides an excellent naturalist guided experience.


Green Cleaning
Responsible Body Products
Water Wise Practices
Sustainable Energy Acumen
Eco Architecture
Land Rehabilitation

Reflections Eco Reserve is completely off the grid; all power is produced by a hybrid Wind Turbine-Solar combination, hot water is supplied using solar geysers, with gas geysers serving as a backup on raining winter days.

They have our own gravity fed water source which is recycled by them, therefore all cleaning products are completely biodegradable and are certified to break down within 6 days of being used. Guest are encouraged to only use natural and biodegradable shower and bath products to prevent contamination of ground water.

Reflections recycle all glass, plastic, cans, paper and turn organic waste into compost; and encourage all their guests to assist in this effort by separating their refuse.

Guests are supplied with fire wood, assisting with the removal of non-indigenous trees.

Reflections Eco Reserve has an active land rehabilitation programme and have cleared over 26 hectares of alien vegetation. All pine trees have been eradicated, with the exception of a line of pines adjacent the Garden Route National Park that has been home to a pair of African Fish Eagles for many years. The indigenous vegetation is already thriving and each new season produces new plant highlights and furthers their goal of greater plant and insect diversity. The aim of their reforestation programme is to assist nature in returning this land back to its original state; simultaneously off-setting their carbon footprint.

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Check in: 14:00 ; Check out: 10:00