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Acra Retreat - Mountain View Lodge - Waterval Boven

Farm 88 Doornhoek Street P.O.Box 91, Waterval Boven 1195 South Africa
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#2 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Waterval Boven
Acra Retreat **Mountain View Lodge** is THE PERFECT STOPOVER POINT BETWEEN JOHANNESBURG AND THE KRUGER NATIONAL PARK, after a long flight or for a relaxed & stress free return back home. Positioned on the edge of a cliff, Acra-Retreat is situated on the border of the Elands Krans Nature Reserve which gives you a soothing and most amazing Mountain Panorama. We feature an outdoor pool & children's pool and a Hot-Tub, a trampoline, a basic fitness section, sheltered barbecue facilities and a beautifully manicured garden. We also have a small sheltered, outdoor fitness section, for the basic exercises. Massages and Beauty treatments are possible in the room, at the pool or on the deck. We also have a tranquil massage room. All individually decorated rooms offer a 'private' entrance to the decks / gardens with Mountain Views. Each room is fitted with a TV and satellite/DStv channels. Tea/coffee facilities, heater, safe, hairdryer and (ceiling-) fan(s) are standard. Toiletries, towels and additional pool towels are provided. Of course we also supply the linen, bedding, additional blankets and everything else necessary for a relaxing good night sleep. The rooms are serviced daily! Acra-Retreat Mountain View Lodge has a fully licensed and very well stocked pub. Sundowners & cocktails can be enjoyed on the deck or at the pool. Relax and enjoy in the peace and tranquillity that Acra Retreat offers. A beautiful, scrumptious Three-Course Dinner is served every evening if requested. We will send you our menu after the reservation is confirmed. But we can always also just make you a quick toasted sandwich and side salad for the smaller appetite. And surely you can also use one of our braai (BBQ) facilities. We will support the cutlery, condiments, wood, charcoal or briquettes, firestarters,... Scrumptious dinners are served in the evening but you can also use one of our braai (BBQ) facilities. We will provide the cutlery, condiments, wood, charcoal,.... • Amazing Mountain Panorama • Outdoor pool, children's pool & trampoline, small fitness area • Beautiful sheltered braai area (BBQ area) • Wi-Fi available (surcharge) • *NEW*: Guided Quad-Bike Trails! Enjoy one of our breathtaking routes for beginners and experienced drivers. • Koi pond • Own borehole with regularly tested, clean water • Safe Parking on the property (free) • Malaria Free • English, German, Dutch and Afrikaans spoken • German / South African Management • "Nature Drives" in an open SUV around Waterval Boven with amazing views, historic sites, picnic break,.... Horse riding, mountain climbing, abseiling and spa treatments and more can be arranged. We can send you a list or link with the close by activities and attractions. The hotel is located on the way to the Kruger Park, 2.5 hour's drive from Johannesburg and approximately 2,15 hours from Malelane Gate.
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quaddesmark wrote a review Jun 2021
Johannesburg, South Africa2 contributions
We visited Acra Retreat in May for a 5-day breakaway with the kids. Not only were Norma and Holger fantastic hosts who catered to our every need, including organising activities, the house itself was warm and inviting. The room was perfect for us and the kids with spectacular views off the deck. The food was also a feast at every meal time! Thank you for making us feel at home on our holiday!
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Seth C wrote a review Jun 2021
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We spent Christmas at Acra mountain retreat with the whole family and it was magnifenct! Waking up to the beautiful mountain Vista cannot be topped, at least until breakfast, prepared with love, by the hosts. Norma and Holger are warm and attentive and always have an idea for your next adventure. Abseiling down the waterfall is a breathtaking experience, not to be missed. We will definitely be back.
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
Amanda wrote a review Jun 2021
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We really enjoyed our stay at this quiet and tranquil little getaway. Lots to see and do in the area and not far from jhb. Service was outstanding and the food served of top quality. Will definitely go back.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
James wrote a review Jun 2021
Mbabane, Eswatini (Swaziland)1 contribution
A lovely location. Lovely garden. Lovely accommodation situated in a most spectacular position. In town but feels totally out of town. What a view of the mountains. Sunrise and sunset is spectacular. You must stay. The service is good and personal attention is made to your needs.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Lissa wrote a review Jun 2021
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Acra is a gorgeous, private, intimate lodge in the most stunning location right there amongst the mountains. Norma and Holger looked after us like royalty. Their food is amazing and waking up to special German coffee in the morning was a real treat. The view is outstanding. The peace and tranquility is perfect for a relaxing get away. Can't wait to go again!
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Frequently Asked Questions about Acra Retreat - Mountain View Lodge - Waterval Boven
Which popular attractions are close to Acra Retreat - Mountain View Lodge - Waterval Boven?
Nearby attractions include Stone Circle Museum (1.7 km) and Krugerhof Museum (2.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Acra Retreat - Mountain View Lodge - Waterval Boven?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Acra Retreat - Mountain View Lodge - Waterval Boven?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Acra Retreat - Mountain View Lodge - Waterval Boven?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Acra Retreat - Mountain View Lodge - Waterval Boven?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Acra Retreat - Mountain View Lodge - Waterval Boven?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Stone Circle Museum (1.7 km).
Does Acra Retreat - Mountain View Lodge - Waterval Boven have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.