Avolente Lodge - Imagine yourself enjoying afternoon tea on the veranda of a little thatched-roof Cape cottage, surrounded by orchards and the high rises of majestic mountains outside a little village called Grabouw in Elgin Valley, internationally renowned as the valley of apples.
Avolonte means, “as much as you like”, a place where you can enjoy the serenity and tranquility of a natural paradise. Not only is Avolonte the ideal place for a time of deep-cleansing rest, but it is a highly sought-after hideaway for honeymoon couples and travelers en route to the Garden route.
Only 45 minutes from Cape Town Airport, Table Mountain and Robben Island, it is ideally suited for a quick city breakaway, or use Avolonte as your home-base to explore the world-renowned wine-routes of Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschoek, all within 45 to 60 minutes driving distance.
Standard features in all our cottages include an extra-length king-size bed, leather couch,or leather easy-chairs, a double-sized bath, shower, fireplace , fully equipped kitchen,own patio with braai ,includes grid and tongs, table and chairs inside and out.
Accommodation at Avolonte Lodge:
2 x Private Thatch-roofed cottages, Rivers-view and Squirrels-nest, interiors open plan;
King-size bed ( or 2 singles on request ) with percale linen, bath and shower with towels, fully equipped kitchen,indoor fireplace. Leather easy chairs. Television. WIFI. Can add one extra bed with ease. Table and chairs on patios.
1 x Private Thatch-roofed cottage Gecko Cottage, Interior open planed with screens:
King bed (or 2 Single beds on request ), Bunk beds with percale linen, shower/no bath, leather couch and leather easy chair. Television. WIFI. Table and chairs on patio.
- Fantastic Mountain Biking trails (Thandi, Lebanon etc)
- Hiking trails
- Brandy, Cider and Wine tasting
- Open Gardens in October
Within a radius of 60 km is the following:
- Cape Town International Airport
- Table Mountain
- V&A Waterfront
- Stellenbosch with all its wine routes
Take N2 over Sir Lowrys Pass. Take the Grabouw / Villiersdorp turnoff to your left by the Orchard Restaurant. Turn 5th road left into Oukaapseweg, then first right into Eikelaan and then follow our sign boards to the end of Coral Close. You will see our gate on your right. Coral Close, Klipkop,Grabouw