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About High Hopes Retreats and Guest House

This beautiful Guest House and Retreat Centre is set in the picturesque mountain village of Greyton. Read about our latest most popular "Mini-Camino" pilgrimage retreat on offer below...

Apart from its signature individualised retreat programmes, High Hopes offers on-site therapies:
Anyone can book massage, reiki, kinesiology, ozone treatments, rife and infra-red therapy, counselling and reflexology.
This special guest house boasts five spacious garden rooms, all with private entrances, in large woodland gardens, with plunge pool. There is a self-cater unit and four guest house very spacious rooms, all with satellite tv. There are three therapy rooms, a steam room and ozone treatment room.

Breakfasts are healthy, and generous, and are raved about in various publications. They comprise mostly organic, fresh, plant-and-superfood-based ingredients, offer daily menu changes, and are served by the owners.

High Hopes is the closest B and B to all hiking and cycling trails and to Greyton Nature Reserve. Restaurants, galleries, and tennis courts are all within easy walking distance.

A peaceful retreat venue and guest house in the heart of the Western Cape's Overberg region, the oasis of High Hopes is only an hour and a half from Cape Town and Cape Town International Airport.

High Hopes offers anything from one night stays with breakfast only, to fully catered personalised Wellness retreats.
Our retreats include Detox, Weight Loss, Stress Release Release, Couples Retreats, Yoga Retreats, Walking Retreats, Grief Process Retreats, Vegan Cooking Retreats, De-Stress and Mindfulness Retreats, Re-Boot Retreats, Adrenal and Burnout Repair Retreats, Juice Fasting Retreats and Spiritual Reconnection Retreats.

Most popular is the latest MINI CAMINO - a spiritual pilgramage consisting of a three or five day guided walk through the mountains, to our sister retreat in the neighbouring village of McGregor. Choose from the three day or the full five day return journey - Walking Back to Yourself, an incredible facilitated experience to reconnect with yourself and your spiritual purpose. This highly sought after new "Mini Camino" offers a rare opportunity to be safely guided on a spectacular three or five day journey on an ancient picturesque mountain trail. As you trail through nature you will be guided into the heart of a question, a quest for self, and on a spiritual quest.
We look after you and guide you on a journey of discovery and re-connection. Book your three or five day journey to self, through an ancient mountain trail, between two retreat centres. Next availability is from the 1st of September 2018.
All are welcome and catered for.

Spa: We offer wellness retreats including accommodation, meditation, meals, kinesiology, life-coaching, and relaxing therapies.

Wedding Venues: Exquisite country wedding venue, especially for a garden ceremony for up to 80 guests. Fantastic photographic venue, friendly hosts, and only an hour and a half from Cape Town.

Conference Venues: We are used as a small break-away conference venue by senior management, small academic planning committees, as well as a sabbatical venue.

Covid Safety Approved: We pledge to implement a high standard of hygiene and cleaning protocols to ensure the safest environment possible for our guests. We adhere to the industry safety protocols set out by the Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA).

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 18 hours
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 7
  • Check-in: 15:00
    Check-out: 11:00
  • Reviews: 19 Reviews


  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Garden
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Hiking
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Conference Venues
  • Romantic
  • Cosy
  • Covid Safety Approved
  • Kids Stay Free
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

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  • Lily suite Lily suite Sleeps 3 Includes: Room Only Large room with King extra L or twin beds, couch, wood fireplace, lovely seated bay window area, en-suite bathroom (comb... see more Features:  Twin beds, King beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, Private bathroom see more Twin beds, King beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, Private bathroom, Bath only, En-suite, Fireplace, Balcony/patio, Garden views, Fan, Heater, Television, Satellite TV, DVD player, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Wi-Fi, Safe, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer
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      • Iris room Iris room Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only A garden entrance, king or twin room, looking onto the Victorian fountain area. The IRIS room has two armchairs around... see more
        • Adults
          • Lime Tree Lime Tree Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only A private, cosy, garden-entrance double room with en-suite steam shower and private deck. Lime Tree is the most private... see more
            • Adults

              Reviews for High Hopes Retreats and Guest House

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              Angela Deuchar
              24 May 2021

              peaceful place to relax and unwind, friendly staff and available at all times to be of assistance. Warm, Cozy room with ample space for us to enjoy.

              Cornel Pretorius
              18 November 2018

              Very nice. Only was the one step for wheelchair. The rest was very nice. Thank you

              Ruth Credo
              29 March 2017

              Lovely breakfasts and comfortable rooms in a quiet place in Greyton which is a beautiful village to visit

              Marilyn Downes, South Africa
              22 November 2016

              The location of this accommodation is absolutely perfect. The property, gardens and other hidden corners translate into a stay of peacefulness & restorative calm. The incredible breakfast & total service cannot be praised enough. A must stay for either local or overseas travellers.

              Robert Gossel, South Africa
              19 September 2016

              A high quality, comfortable, clean and most friendly place to stay.

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              High Hopes Retreats and Guest House is 2.2km from the centre of Greyton , the nearest airport 113.3km (Cape Town International Airport).
              *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling