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About De Hoop Collection

The De Hoop Collection offers accommodation ranging from camping to more luxurious options set in the magnificent surrounds of the De Hoop Nature Reserve. Few other reserves offer as complete an outdoor experience as De Hoop, with sea, sand dunes, the vlei, a floral sensation of rare fynbos plants, diverse antelope and the Potberg Mountains.

Birdwatchers spend time along the shores of the vlei observing wading birds, while the Potberg Mountains are home to a colony of endangered Cape vultures. Hikers and cyclists have close encounters with bontebok, the Cape mountain zebra, eland and baboons. Activities are diverse and guests can choose between various day walks, the Whale trail, mountain biking along the many gravel roads and scenic game drives. Lazing on the beach and snorkelling in the many turquoise rock pools are great ways to pass the days.

De Hoop offers a holiday experience for any type of traveller, from the backpacker to the guest preferring the finer things in life. A truly memorable getaway awaits.

Safari: Enjoy the scenic game drives at De Hoop.

Spa: SPA @ De Hoop is a place where one can be in a relaxed state of mind, enabling clarity of thought, which in turns enhances beauty. Enjoy pedicures, manicures, facials and a wide range of massages.

Wedding Venues: The Shed is a newly renovated wedding venue with spectacular views of the vlei and can accommodate up to 120 guests. This unique venue is suitable for all special occasions.

Conference Venues: Conference facilities are available in The Shed and can accommodate up to 120 attendees. The conference attendees can be accommodated in any of the accommodation options available at De Hoop. Facilities include Internet, whiteboard and projector.

Romantic: If you are the adventurous type, consider spending a few days of your honeymoon in De Hoop where you can hike, bike, whale-watch or snorkel, or simply laze on the beach enjoying the miles of private rockpools and undisturbed shores.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Response Time: 7 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 166
  • Check-in: 02:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 31 Reviews

Facilities

  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Beach
  • Hiking
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Important Information

A 50% deposit is required for bookings made more than 45 days in advance.
The De Hoop Collection/Cape Nature reserves the right to automatically release reservations being held for which payment has not been received.

De Hoop Collection Rooms

Reviews for De Hoop Collection

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Emanuela Wolff, South Africa
26 November 2016

Beautiful place to relax

Patricia Wells, England
14 November 2016

We stayed in a Rondavel with shared facilities which was great but only on a cold wet windy day, the outside shower previously amazing was not so any more brrr! Our description stated self catering but was only a kettle, toaster and braai so our shopping was futile. However the restaurant is very good and reasonable prices. Just wished we had knowledge of this. The setting is beautiful and saw more wildlife than ever imagined here including a caracal ! Definitely would recommend and return. On warmer days there is a lovely pool and low tide snorkelling etc. But we missed out due to weather....
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Megan McGowen, South Africa
12 November 2016

Excellent venue, service, and accomodation.

Anthea Sparrow, South Africa
02 November 2016

What a beautiful and well-run place

Jaco Hanekom, South Africa
12 September 2016

Accommodation here cost above average, yet the facilities are way below average.Roads in park are so bad that you cannot enjoy the beautiful scenery. Pothole hopping.This comes from years of neglect. Shame on De Hoop Collection for not ploughing back some of the millions they are making into the park infrastructure.We won't visit again.Beware: Signposting from Swellendam is non existing. You will land up at the wrong gate. Apparently everyone does but no-one cares.

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De Hoop Collection Map

De Hoop Collection is 15.2km from the centre of De Hoop Nature Reserve , the nearest airport 211.5km (Cape Town International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

Things to do in and around De Hoop Nature Reserve

De Hoop Coastal Trail

(0 km from De Hoop Nature Reserve)

1 review

The De Hoop Coastal Trail is best done at low tide when the coastal limestone platforms are exposed. A number of rock pools are ideal for exploring, swimming and snorkeling. The trail can be walked in either direction along the shore from the...

De Hoop Klipspringer Trail

(14.6 km from De Hoop Nature Reserve)

The De Hoop Klipspringer Trail leads through the Potberg Mountains in the northeastern section of De Hoop Nature Reserve. Along with wonderful views of the Breede River Valley and pretty mountain fynbos, the route offers an unusual experience, a...

De Hoop Vlei Trail

(0 km from De Hoop Nature Reserve)

The De Hoop Vlei Trail is a circular route starting near the reserve office. The 15 km walk is well sign posted and can be cut shorter by using two jeep tracks. A large number and variety of resident and migratory bird species can be seen around the...

De Hoop Whale Trail

(17.4 km from De Hoop Nature Reserve)

One of South Africa's ultimate hiking experiences, the five-day Whale Trail is only three hours drive from Cape Town. The 54 km route meanders through the breathtaking De Hoop Nature Reserve where the fragrance of the fynbos intermingles with salty...