About EarthRise Mountain Lodge
In 2014 the EarthRise Mountain Lodge was redefined as an eco-lodge & convening space to reimage the country of our dreams. It is a social enterprise & it’s profits will go back into building a self sustainable community which is able to grow it’s own food & support the establishment of village enterprises in Naledi as well as Franshoek Villages.
Today Eagle Valley is host to the Lodge, a large conference & wedding venue, the Naledi Art & Community Centre, a wood mill, a brick making plant & honey farm. The Naledi Farmers Coop is cultivating 5 hectares of produce & the village has built it’s own school as well as creche.
The lodge is also currently running an eco worm farm, collecting worm tea & vermicasting both for use by the village as well as an income. The lodge is currently establishing a vegetable garden , plant nursery & indigenous medicinal garden.
Inside the beautiful stone lodge you can collect your thoughts at the roaring fire place or enjoy a delicious meal from the restaurant. The lodge also has a fully stocked bar for the perfect sundowner. We also have a library of books to either borrow or buy. In summer months take the time to enjoy a wonderful swim in our pool while enjoying the views of the mountains.
While in Eagle Valley experience the beauty of mother nature, the spiritual energy of the stunning mountain landscape & the chance to stair at the wonderous milky way. Enjoy all of this while supporting a community building its own destiny, one step at a time, deepening our democracy.
As our founding president Tata Nelson Mandela said, “It always seems impossible, until it is done.”
Wedding Venues: Gardens, reception areas and catering offered. Traditional Sesotho Weddings can be arranged.
Conference Venues: 100 - 150 delegates, full conference facilities.
Family friendly: Family Lodge including three self-catering pet friendly units. Mountain-biking, fishing, hiking, swimming pool.
Romantic: Special suites available for special occasions.
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EarthRise Mountain Lodge Map
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
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