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Graceland Eco Retreat


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Kudu Chalet
Max 2 Guests
1 double

from R 2600 / per room per night

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Max 2 Guests
1 double

from R 1800 / per room per night

Pangolin Studio
Max 2 Guests
1 double

from R 2300 / per room per night

Aloe Studio
Max 2 Guests
1 double

from R 2300 / per room per night

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About Graceland Eco Retreat

Situated among the woodlands and plantations of Magoebaskloof and the Woodbush Forest Reserve in Limpopo, Graceland Eco Retreat offers an exclusive Mountain Bushveld experience. Located approximately 50km northeast of Polokwane, overlooking the picturesque Kudu River Valley, it's an ideal haven for hiking and birding enthusiasts renowned for its diverse avifauna.

Graceland Eco Retreat operates entirely off-grid, relying on solar power for lighting and water heating, ensuring a sustainable yet comfortable stay. The on-site PAUSE restaurant, housed in a converted steel barn overlooking the Kudu River Valley, features a cosy ambience with glass panel walls and a spacious lounge area with a grand fireplace. Guests are invited to savour their meals amidst the serene backdrop of the valley.

Graceland Eco Retreat Setting

Limpopo, South Africa's captivating tourist destination, offers wildlife safaris in Kruger National Park, cultural experiences in traditional villages, and outdoor adventures like hiking and birdwatching. With its rich history and diverse landscapes, Limpopo promises an unforgettable African experience. Guests of Graceland Eco Retreat have the opportunity to observe various wildlife species such as giraffes, kudu, impala, mountain Reedbuck, and bushbuck, while hiking or simply relaxing on one of the terraces, pergolas, or by the splash pool, all offering panoramic views of the valley.

The kitchen at PAUSE crafts culinary creations by blending flavours, scents and inspirations drawn from Scandinavian, Asian, and Mediterranean cuisines. Located at the core of Graceland Eco Retreat, it offers a serene setting overlooking the valley, inviting guests to savour their meals in tranquillity. The preset menu approach ensures a superior eco-conscious dining experience.

What's included

  • Accommodation


How to get there

  • 6 hrs

    O.R. Tambo International Airport

  • Graceland Eco Retreat

    Q5A Houtbosdorp-Mooketsi Road Houtbosdorp Magoebaskloof 0731

  • Check in at Graceland Eco Retreat

    14:00 on day of arrival

  • Check out at Graceland Eco Retreat

    10:00 on day of departure

Frequently asked questions


  • Exceptional

    Gorgeous property with lovely hosts and lots of animal friends. An absolute gem. Perfect halfway point between northern Kruger and Joberg airport. review

    S. Penny

  • Superb

    Our stay at Graceland Eco was exceptional and really good value for money. The rooms are very spacious and comfortably appointed. The property is easy to reach and the setting is superb. Our hosts were fantastic - accommodating and friendly. Lastly, we enjoyed a magnificent meal at the restaurant. I would highly recommend Graceland to anyone that travels to the Magoebaskloof area. review

    T. Moir

  • Away in nature

    Loved the peace and quiet of being around nature review

    R. Ulla

Graceland Eco Retreat impact highlights

Graceland Eco Lodge is completely off the grid, generating all their electricity through solar power. This eco-retreat is dedicated to living in close harmony with nature while ensuring the comfort of all living beings. They aim to produce their own organic food or obtain it from neighbouring organic farms as much as possible. They have implemented a water-saving system, diverting grey water to irrigate their gardens and collecting rainwater to sustain their vegetable and herb gardens.

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