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Elephant Leisure Resort

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Since discovering this gem of a place, we've been back at least once a month (proximity to Cape Town is a major plus in our books). Stunning environment, nothing to do but relax (hiking is relaxing!). Yvette and Anja are so accommodating and welcoming and very professional. The private Jacuzzi should be compulsory at all resorts! All in all, a...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have traveled to many places and enjoyed many get-a-ways and I will say without a doubt this was by far one of the better ones. The peace and serenity was so needed and enjoyed. Smelling that fresh crisp air was exactly what was needed. Being surrounded by mountains, trees and nature is always a positive experience in today's fast...

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Wellington, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a lot to be said for limited cell phone reception and no wifi. It forces one to talk and appreciate relating to other people. The chalets are very well equipped, clean and comfortable. It is located on a serene peace of land where one can get in touch with nature and your own thoughts.

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YvetteAnderson55, Owner at Elephant Leisure Resort, responded to this review

Thank you Sandra, your word are very kind and I hope to see you here again soon.

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we pulled up the road to Elephants Leisure I was a bit shocked that not only did we go down a dirt road but also what looked like a tree farm of sorts. It was a bit scary, jumping to conclusions of what was to come, hoe ear was pleasantly surprised at the little individual cottages that we saw....

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YvetteAnderson55, Owner at Elephant Leisure Resort, responded to this review

Hallo Vicky, Thank you very much for your feedback. It is true, we have had a period of road works on the regional road and the farmer next door has cleared a lane of invasive Eucalyptus trees - good work to do, but it was very disruptive to the approach. Luckily the work is done, the streams restored and our...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Spent the last three days in this little piece of heaven..from the hours of silent leisure to the long walks in the company of family this is a must visit..food for the soul..and bring your furry friends..

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YvetteAnderson55, Owner at Elephant Leisure Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your appreciation and your enjoyment of the place, we thoroughly appreciate it. Regards Yvette

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This was our second time visiting Elephant Leisure and it just gets better every time. They have made some great improvements and modifications and we are happy for their success! We really needed to get away from our busy lives and this was the perfect breakaway for that. It's quiet except for the wind blowing through the trees and the...

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YvetteAnderson55, Owner at Elephant Leisure Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kindness and generosity, we are so happy that you could note the positive changes and the work that we continually put in to increase the enjoyment for our guests. We really hope to see you here again soon. Kind regards Yvette

Surin, Thailand
Reviewed 15 March 2017

In all the places we have stayed before, this is by FAR our favourite. It is so majestic, from the first moment you arrive. The cottages have a delightful warm farm style feel, it is very clean and modern. They provide you with everything....and my favourite, fresh coffee beans and a fireplace. The Jacuzzi is a highlight, enjoying a cocktail...

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Reviewed 15 March 2017

My husband travels for work often and when we finally found a gap for a much-needed breakaway, I was left with the task to find a spot that is not too far from Cape Town, would be relaxing for us but also fun for our 3 year old. And if that wasnt enough, we really wanted to take our Weimeraner...

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Reviewed 13 March 2017

We went to celebrate our anniversary, arriving and thinking this is just so hidden, a bit skeptical, at first, and as we experienced the scenery, engaging with the people, enjoying the peace, quiet and privacy, we ended up extending our stay because it was just so comfortable, neat, spacious enough for just us two and private enough to have called...

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Durbanville
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

A beautiful, peaceful, and tranquil place within the mountains of Citrusdal. We arrived to a freshly cleaned chalet, with a bubbling jacuzzi, ready and waiting for us to relax in. Not only were the staff super helpful, they treated us with such respect, and friendliness. An added bonus was the Resort being Pet Friendly, with interesting walking trails to explore....

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Resort: Elephant Leisure Resort is only 8 km away from Citrusdal and with its Unique setting and wonderful views over Cederberg Mountain range and Sneeuberg conservancy which is covered in snow in winter creates a relaxing and calming atmosphere that welcomes the weary traveller. The swimming pool is fed with the spring water borehole that provides the water for the resort and conforms to European standards for mineral water. The borehole of 87m delivers 11700 litre of water at a temperature of 26 - 30 °C, all under its own natural pressure. Due to the fact that the water is forced through a calcium formation under its own pressure, there is no need for pumps or filters. By the time the water reaches the top it is sparkling clean. The resort is situated in a wide valley between beautiful mountains with an excellent opportunity to explore the mountain side with a 4km hiking trail with its weird rock formations covered in lichen and over 850 Fynbos species that attracts hundreds of bird species. Cottages: There are 10 chalets of which 4 are two bedroom (en suite) with sitting area in kitchen with wooden fireplace and 6 are one bedroom open plan units all with double doors that open onto the Terrace which is perfect spot for sundowners, to light up a braai or do Stargazing from your private Jacuzzi. In the morning you can take your breakfast outside into the country air and experience the superabundance of bird life which includes visiting Egyptian geese, blue crane, Veroux eagle and other visitors to the indigenous natural Fynbos Mountains that include sugar birds, butterflies, dragon flies and many more. There is also a Reed dam with weaver birds further up the winding gravel road. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Elephant Leisure Resort

Address: 7 Farm 8 Km Off N, Citrusdal 7340, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Citrusdal
Price Range: €57 - €64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Elephant Leisure Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“That's our secret!”
ErikaB899, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“"Units 1 to 3 are more private"”
WarrenMWalker, 13 May 2017 | Read review
“Try and avoid 9 and 10 especially if you are looking for complete privacy.”
VickyToms, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All cottages are alike, they all have privacy”
834cheriv, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Units 1 to 4 are closest to the hiking trails. Recommended.”
Great-Escapist, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
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