Platbos Forest Camp Gansbaai Self-catering Holiday Cottages Cape Overberg
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  • Property TypeResort
  • Guests15
  • Rooms/Units5

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Platbos Forest Cabins is a highly recommended property for self catering in Gansbaai for tourists visiting the Cape Overberg region.

About Platbos Forest Cabins

Platbos Forest offers self catering accommodation in an indigenous forest found on the Baviaanspoort Hills in Gansbaai. This ancient forest has trees that date back over a 1000 years in age. This endangered and rare ecosystem is one of a kind and certainly worth the visit.

This exclusive forest camp means that guests can enjoy the forest area all to themselves.

Self Catering Accommodation

As the accommodation is off the grid there are no electrical appliances. Gas for cooking and crockery for six persons per unit is available. Should you require more, please bring this along. A communal freezer is available at reception and there is an outdoor fireplace.

Bush Buck Suite (sleeps 2)
This is an open plan bedroom with a sitting area, kitchen and an indoor fireplace. All linen, towels and bedding are provided.

Honey Bee Suite (sleeps 2)
The suite offers a double bed with a mosquito net, all linen, towels and bedding. The walls of the bedroom are canvas blinds that can be rolled up as desired. There is a fully equipped kitchen with pots, pans, cutlery and crockery.

Forest Camp (sleeps 4)
The camp has two tented units with two single beds each. All linen and towels are provided. There is a fully equipped kitchen. The Forest Camp provides cutlery and crockery for four guests.

The Olive Cabin (sleeps 3)
The Olive Cabin is the perfect getaway for couples or a small family of three (two adults and one child or one adult and two kids). The Old Olive is totally off-grid but there are solar lights that come on in the evening. The cabin is situated right in the forest.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Parking (off street)

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)

Rooms & Rates

Select your check-in and check-out dates to view availability and the rates applicable.

Olive Cabin

The Olive Cabin is the perfect getaway for couples or a small family of three (two adults and one child or one adult and two kids). The Old Olive is totally off-grid but there are solar lights that come on in the evening. The cabin is situated right in the forest. As the accommodation is off the grid there are no electrical appliances. Gas for cooking and crockery for six persons per unit is available. Should you require more, please bring this along. A communal freezer is available at reception and there is an outdoor fireplace.

  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 3 guests (max 3 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Bush Buck Suite

This is an open plan bedroom with a sitting area, kitchen and an indoor fireplace. All linen, towels and bedding are provided. As the accommodation is off the grid there are no electrical appliances. Gas for cooking and crockery for six persons per unit is available. Should you require more, please bring this along. A communal freezer is available at reception and there is an outdoor fireplace.

  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 19-0 years are allowed

Honey Bee Suite

The suite offers double bed with mosquito net,all linen, towels and bedding provided.The walls of the bedroom are canvas blinds that can be rolled up as desired. Fully equipped kitchen with pots, pans, cutlery and crockery. As the accommodation is off the grid there are no electrical appliances. Gas for cooking and crockery for six persons per unit is available. Should you require more, please bring this along. A communal freezer is available at reception and there is an outdoor fireplace.

  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 19-0 years are allowed

Forest Camp

The Forest Camp is two tented units with two single beds each. All linen and towels are provided. The camp has a fully equipped kitchen. The Forest Camp provides cutlery and crockery for four guests. As the accommodation is off the grid there are no electrical appliances. Gas for cooking and crockery for six persons per unit is available. Should you require more, please bring this along. A communal freezer is available at reception and there is an outdoor fireplace.

  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Guest Reviews

4 Reviews from SA-Venues.com travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

Was pleasantly surprised by the attention to detail on the side of the hosts.

January 2020

MH F. (Cape Town)

Verified reviewexcellent

Im reluctant to leave a glowing review only because I want to keep this treasure of a place to myself! A beautiful forest, and your cabin is plopped right in the middle of it. We had absolute peace. Little details - the gift of a tree, a poitjie pot, a sharp knife in the kitchen and a wheel barrow to transport your belongings through the forest - made our stay at Platbos a pleasure. Best shower in the country. Thank you!

December 2019

Jemma K. (Cape Town)

Need to Know

Response timePlatbos Forest Cabins typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h00

Payment methods accepted by the propertyEFT or secure online payment via SA-Venues.com

Listed on SA-Venues.com since March 2016

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