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Phillipskop Mountain Reserve

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A good place for team meetings/ retreat

A great place to be away from normal life to focus. Was there together with my team for strategic... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Zwergli84
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Hidden Gem

Thanks so much Chris and Anna, we enjoyed our weekend getaway so much! It is the perfect place to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
riaankloppers13
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Phillipskop Mountain Reserve protects 246ha of beautiful fynbos on the slopes of the Klein River Mountains. It is also home to Phillipskop Cave, an important local heritage site due to the presence of rock art - the only recorded rock art on the...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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R326, Stanford, Overstrand 7210, South Africa
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All reviews lily pond the cottages highest point hiking trails are cave paintings self catering beautiful fynbos comfortable accommodation on arrival rock stacks lovely hosts enjoyed our stay peace and serenity hidden valley rope swing indoor fireplace well worth the effort
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A great place to be away from normal life to focus. Was there together with my team for strategic planning meetings. We got a lot of work done s we had no distractions and had amazing opportunity to enjoy the nature as well. In the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks so much Chris and Anna, we enjoyed our weekend getaway so much! It is the perfect place to get away and let your soul do the walking and talking while the brain ride shotgun. Thanks for all the effort in making the accomodation so...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The experience at this beautiful mountain reserve was just what we needed to kick start 2019. We spent hours in the veld, noticing the little things, and enjoying the wind in our hair. The cave is wonderful and the walks are manageable by most. I...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 13 January 2019

We had an amazing week staying in the Oxalis cabin on this reserve in December 2018. The views were stunning and the hosts Chris and Anna were friendly and welcoming. We enjoyed the wonderful hikes in the area and were close to cheese and wine...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 January 2019

Well worth a walk/hike here! There is a cave to get to and lots of lovely trails. Nice and quiet too.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kateml33
Reviewed 4 January 2019

We visited at the recommendation of a Stanford local. On arrival at Reception, we were warmly greeted and briefed about the hike and what to expect at the cave housing the 2000+ year old, recently discovered Rock Art. The cave housing the paintings is a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Julian R
Christopher W, Owner at Phillipskop Mountain Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Julian. Some of the rock art is challenging to spot - the antelope is particularly faint. We had visited the cave many times before someone discovered it! Once seen though it is very special to take in.

Reviewed 27 November 2018

Wonderful location with beautiful little houses. Quiet surroundings. Great hiking, unfortunately very dry due to season and drought.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 27 November 2018

We booked Oxalis Cottage for a friend's 80th birthday weekend, and we couldn't have chosen a better place for it! The cottages are huge, light and comfortable, and well isolated from each other. We immediately felt at home, and wished we could have stayed longer....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank muonraker
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

We stayed at Phillipskop with a bunch of friends to come and ride bikes in the area. The house was very clean and very nicely situated. The view from the deck is great. Location is conveniently close to Stanford for dinner and breakfast if you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Christopher W, Owner at Phillipskop Mountain Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018

Glad to be of assistance and that you still enjoyed your time despite the worry over the Kindle.

Reviewed 7 November 2018

Great place, has it all - modern and comfortable accommodation with a lekker braai and views of the mountain, the hiking trails are excellent and if you are into biodiversity (plants, birds, insects, reptiles, you name it) the site really has a lot to offer,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Christopher W, Owner at Phillipskop Mountain Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018

Thank you for your review - and glad that you enjoyed all the variety of wildlife and plants.

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