Greys Gift Lodge, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Grey's Gift Lodge is situated on the ridge of a hill, with a panoramic view of the valley and mountains. The area surrounding the lodge is exuberant with a rich variety of wildlife and a beautiful landscape, dotted with watering holes. From the large terraces at the lodge, you can gaze upon large herds of kudu, impalas, zebras, warthogs and other exotic species. After a long and adventurous day, you can relax on the terrace in good company with a cool beverage whilst watching the sun set over this mighty landscape. Your only concern in the world should be whether or not to get up with the early birds to watch the sun rise over the same plains, while hearing the savannah's creatures calling out to one another. Grey's Gift Lodge is the answer to your dreams, or simply your yearning to be one with nature. Whether you wish to hunt, or relax, or rejuvenate your senses, or simply enjoy life, the lodge has the amenities and the ability to fulfil your needs. Grey's Gift Lodge is committed to welcoming each guest in a warm, personal manner. During your stay, we will strive to provide you with the best of culinary delights and good service, all in comfortable surroundings. Guided safaris in a wild and wonderful landscape and plenty of other enjoyable and exciting activities would all add up to a truly memorable stay. The main building is 700 sq m, and contains all amenities necessary for a comfortable and well-appointed residential experience. The staff is at the guests' disposal at all times, and will go above and beyond to make sure you have a great stay with us. Traditional South African dishes are meticulously prepared to your individual taste. Naturally, African game is on the menu, as well as lamb and beef from our own farm. The meat is cooked on the traditional barbecue -- a braai. Every aspect of your dining experience are designed evoke the local themes of sociable hospitality, and the unique South African ethos. The lodge has a large dining area with an indoor barbecue and fireplace, indoor and outdoor lounges, bar, a games-and-TV room, guest toilets and six guest rooms. In addition, there are large outdoor areas which include a swimming pool, sundeck, outdoor barbecue and a campfire site. The guestrooms are spacious (50 sq m). Each has a private terrace with spectacular views. It is the perfect place to enjoy your morning coffee at sunrise, watching the wildlife awaken to greet a new day. When it comes to décor, at Grey's Gift Lodge we have chosen to mix traditional African furnishings with a more classic European design -- and given it all a modern touch. Our choice of colours and furniture aims to create a warm and cosy atmosphere, where everyone can feel at home. Each guest room is decorated to a unique theme. All rooms are comfortably equipped for a nice relaxing evening, and include a large double bed (can be separated into two single beds), a comfortable seating area with a sofa-bed, a fireplace, refrigerator, TV with DVD player and a stereo. Additionally, all rooms have modern en-suite bathrooms with a bathtub. And if you are feeling adventurous, you can even step out on the terrace and slip into your very own outdoor bathtub!