About Otter's Bend Lodge
Otter’s Bend Lodge, in the heart of the Franschhoek Valley, is a unique backpackers', hikers', and travellers' lodge offering a self-catering base from which to explore the Western Cape Winelands and Franschhoek. It also makes an ideal getaway for city dwellers and overnight stop for wedding guests.
Otter’s Bend Lodge is situated on a small farm surrounded by wine and fruit farms.
The adjoining twin and double en-suite log cabin style rooms lead out onto a deck situated amongst trees, nestled on the banks of the Franschhoek River. Two separate self-contained family cabins are also available.
There is a communal self-catering lounge/dining/kitchen area with large open fire, wood burning stove, fully equipped kitchen and outdoor braai areas. A dip pool overlooking the river offers the perfect spot to cool off in summer.
Otter's Bend Lodge is within easy walking distance of the village, several renowned wine estates, and famous restaurants. Horse riding, hiking, mountain biking, wine tours, historical sites, and boutique cellars are on the doorstep.
Conference Venues: Small casual workshops/thinktanks up to 20 people. Yoga retreats, team building events, outdoor activities.
Family friendly: Set next to the river, with organic vegetable garden, orchard and many walks. Family rooms and camping available. Bikes for hire. Walking distance to the village.
Romantic: Private cabins available set apart in amongst the trees near the river bank. Comfortable double beds, own braai spot (subject to wind conditions). Walking distance to Franschhoek's famous restaurants. Late check outs by arrangement.
Covid Safety Approved: Temperature check and information form completed on arrival. Hand sanitizer in rooms. Social distancing and wearing of masks expected in public areas.
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