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Woodall Country House & Spa

Schöne Lodge mit gutem Essen am Rande des Addo Elephant Nationalparks.

Situated in the heart of the Sundays River Valley, on the doorstep of the Addo Elephant National Park, and close to Shamwari and Schotia Reserves, Woodall Country House lies tucked away on a peaceful citrus farm where miles of citrus trees bear fruit all winter and scent the air with blossoms in the springtime. It is ideally suited for nature lovers, food and wine connoisseurs, as well as those seeking time out in the spa.

The Luxury rooms and cottages are private and spacious with an understated elegance and a classical feel. Each room is individually designed and decorated with an air of bygone romance.

There are also two family units. These rooms have a main room with annex (made up with sleeper bed). The bathroom is shared.

The suites with a contemporary feel are airy and furnished using natural materials and raw silks. Light and spacious, completely private, each suite offers understated refinement: spacious bedrooms, separate sitting, dressing areas, expansive bathrooms complete with double outdoor showers and private pools. There is one family suite. This unit has 2 separate bedrooms, both en suite as well as a private pool) – The first room is larger with bath and shower en suite and outside shower. The second room has bathroom with double showers en suite.

The Health Spa & Gym, a sanctuary for relaxation, personal rejuvenation and serious pampering flows onto a full size pool, fringed with palms and a waterfall. We pride ourselves on our uncompromising approach to wellness. Our dedicated and professional therapists are on hand to make the spa experience as memorable as possible. The latest techniques of the modern world are meticulously combined with age-old remedies to create an unforgettable African touch, in an exceptional environment where relaxation comes easily.

Enjoy the healing benefits of water in our various hydro therapies. Allow the underwater jets of the hydro bath to invigorate your muscles. Choose from a variety of milks or essential oils to suit your mood and to enhance your hydro experience.

The sauna and steam room will aid in stimulating circulation and preparing the body for massage.

Our indoor wet area features the stunning Vichy and Chromotherapy showers. Relax on a heated marble slab, while the gentle buffing of a Geranium and Pine body polish, smoothes you skins’ surface, and varying pressure in the warm water washes it clean away.

The Citrus Spa offers a unique range of treatments, inspired by the surrounding lemon, orange and grapefruit orchards. Enveloped in a warm cocoon of soft music and calming fragrances, guests are thoroughly pampered and gently coaxed into a state of absolute well-being. Local therapists with world class skills offer a comprehensive range of massage, health and beauty treatments, and every detail is dedicated to 5 star luxury and comfort. Once you have experienced a wonderful Spa experience, even more awaits you. The rest of our team will treat you to private game drives, stylish lunches and regional gourmet cuisine to round off your stay with us.

Dining at Woodall is a gourmet experience featuring Eastern Cape flavours and textures. No effort or expense is spared to source the best of our local products: Ostrich, Karoo lamb and venison, free range poultry, freshly caught East Coast fish and local artisan cheeses. The chefs draw their inspiration from the unique flavours of these local ingredients, citrus harvested from the surrounding orchards, and freshly picked produce from our own herb and vegetable nursery. Complementing the menu is underground wine cellar, boasting a unique and comprehensive collection of fine South African wines, personally selected by the James, the owner.  The cellar has been awarded numerous Diners Club Wine List Awards over the past ten years

The restaurant with its open deck area is situated over a lake teeming with birds and waterfowl, one of the best birding spots in the area – an ideal spot to savour sundowner snacks, cocktails, moonlit dinners and after-dinner drinks and cigars.

Breakfasts are farm-style with gourmet eggs and bacon, homemade breads, pastries, muffins, jams and preserves. Simple, stylish lunches can be enjoyed on the deck, at the pool, or on your private patio. Packed breakfasts, picnic baskets, healthy spa cuisine and specific meal requests are keenly catered for by the Woodall kitchen.