Memel

Grace Country Retreat

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Grace Country Retreat is situated in the beautiful little town of Memel in the Freestate Province of Southern Africa, only a 3 hour drive from Johannesburg or 4 hour drive from Durban. Memel is ideal for a romantic weekend break-away or for the outdoor and nature enthusiasts. Be enchanted by the beautiful scenery, water streams, mountains, nature walking trails and infamous Seekoeivlei Nature Reserve.

Seekoeivlei Nature Reserve boasts nature wetlands, with hundreds of bird species. The Reserve boasts excellent Bird watching hides with streams and a big variety of Game (including Hippo's, Zebras, Ryan Antelopes and many more). The Reserve is also a RAMSA site with various species being protected.

Memel and surrounding areas are well known for its breath taking mountain bike and off-road routes, making it ideal for cyclists and bikers. Memel comes to life on weekends with bikers from all over South Africa.

Grace Country Retreat offers various amenities, all rooms have bath and shower facilities, tea / coffee station, serviced daily, we also offer Wi-Fi internet (nominal fee) and can cater for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Our facilities are newly done and we are committed to excellence.

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Nearby attractions

  • Bass Fishing
  • Birding
  • Game & Lion Farm
  • Horse riding
  • Klip river (Rocky hillsides)
  • Anglo War Museum (45km)
  • Kranskop Family Route (4X4)
  • Cosmos Fields (in Season)IMG 0932
  • Nature walks

Contact:

Estelle Watermeyer

Address: 5 Green Street, Memel, Freestate, South Africa, 2970
Tel: +27 58 924 0482
Cell: +27 83 278 3666
Email: gracecountryretreat@gmail.com or res@gracecountryretreat.co.za
Web: www.gracecountryretreat.co.za
GPS Coordinates: S27 40’ 50.13” (-27.687499), E29 33’46.80” (29.563329)

 

Witsieshoek

Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge

witsieshoek lodgeTransfrontier Parks Destinations (TFPD) is a consortium of like-minded associates who are business-oriented social entrepreneurs. TFPDWe are well-qualified with in-depth experience in finance, marketing, safari activities and hospitality management.

Working in Southern Africa's Transfrontier Peace Parks, we are passionate about the development of a viable and sustainable tourism industry that balances the needs of the local community with those of nature. Our commitment is to the creation of a sustainable business model that becomes an asset for the local communities.

We develop and manage world-class, community-owned tourist destinations that benefit the local communities. Our tourist destinations and activities in Southern Africa's Transfrontier Peace Parks are environmentally sustainable and ecologically sound.

Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge is an iconic South African destination. Started in the 1950s, and owned by the Batlokloa community, the Lodge is a Development Project for Transfrontier Parks Destinations (TFPD).

Transfrontier Parks Destinations is a consortium of like-minded associates who are business-oriented social entrepreneurs.  We are well-qualified with in-depth experience in finance, marketing, safari activities and hospitality management.

Working in southern Africa's Transfrontier Peace Parks, we are passionate about the development of a viable and sustainable tourism industry that balances the needs of the local community with those of nature.

Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge provides accommodation in the Drakensberg for hikers, climbers, adventure travellers and families. It is at the base of the Drakensberg's Sentinel Peak. At 2286 m above sea level, the Lodge is the highest in the northern Drakensberg and Bearded Vultures can be observed at the "Vulture Restaurant".

Contact details

Marianne Marsh

    Tel: +27 (0)21 701 7860
    Fax: +27 (0)21 701 7870
    E-mail: info@tfpd.co.za
    Email: enquiry@dolimpopo.com
    Web: http://www.tfpd.co.za

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