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About Akasha Mountain Retreat

Akasha Mountain Retreat is a luxurious, private Cape-Maroc style villa. Only one group is hosted at any time (you have the whole place to yourselves) and your host is on call, 24/7. Usually self-catering but all meals can be provided on prior request.

In the main house; the kitchen is fully equipped with a fridge and freezer, gas hob and oven, a wood-burning stove and local mountain spring water, on tap. The lounge and dining areas has a firepot, books, games and a Bluetooth speaker for your iPod or mobile phone. Casablanca, Marrakesh and Fez are the styles of the three bedrooms. The living area leads out to a covered porch with hammock and there is a large shaded courtyard.

The Suite has an extra-length king-size bed, Queen Anne fireplace and a window seat that can sleep a child. There is a gas plate for tea and coffee, a shaded porch with seating and a hammock.

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Safari: Stunning panoramic views of mountain wilderness, rich in birdlife and small game. Horse encounters on the property & mountain trails nearby. Hikes: Old rock circle, proteas, forest kloof & cliffside.

Spa: Thai masseuse, pre-booked on Sundays & school holidays

Family friendly: Guided walks & hikes, birdwatching.

Romantic: Secluded, private, tranquil. Candles & incense included. Large oval bath with mountain view. Live dinnertime / fireside music, on request. Superb stargazing.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 24 hours
  • Minimum stay: 2 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 10
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 2 Reviews


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Hiking
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans


  • No TGCSA Grading
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

Breakage deposit: R1,200 (refundable, 5 days after check-out)
Pet Friendly - All dogs and cats must be well socialised with other dogs, must be fully house-trained and not at all prone to hunting, straying or damaging furnishings.
Premises and facilities are used at own risk.

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  • The Retreat Sleeps 10 Includes: Self-catering This is a fully equipped three bedroom house, plus a an adjacent double bedroom and en-suite bathroom. It has eight... see more Features:  Queen beds, King beds, En-suite, Shared bathroom, Mountain views, Fireplace see more Queen beds, King beds, En-suite, Shared bathroom, Mountain views, Fireplace, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Single beds, Outdoor shower, Heater, Tea and Coffee Facilities, No Smoking in Rooms, River views, Dam views, Garden views
    from R2400 For 2 guests
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      Reviews for Akasha Mountain Retreat

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      Jacques Kleynhans
      23 August 2018

      You’re reading this because you are as yet undecided on whether Akasha is exactly the place you were looking for. Well, it is. You will be treated to such a staggering view you’ll be happy to simply sit and stare. Chris, the owner, is a wonderful host and can be whichever host you would prefer. He’s incredibly friendly and knowledgeable and loves to share, but is also entirely respectful and happy to leave you to your own devices if you’d prefer absolute privacy.The Moroccan house that they have built is not simply styled in such a way, it has a delightful authenticity that is charming in ever...
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      Lizelle steyn, South Africa
      01 November 2015

      Can't wait to return to the peace and privacy of Akasha. A soulful place.

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      Akasha Mountain Retreat is 9.9km from the centre of Heidelberg (WC) , the nearest airport 158.6km (George Airport).
      *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling