Avani is simply, beautifully lying here, steeped in its deep serenity, quietly producing virgin oxygen.

Waiting for you to come and chill in your private woodburning hot tub at each unit, with a show of sparkling stars or moody clouds or radiant sun, just for you. 
You can walk our hiking route, go catfish fishing (prepare for a 2+km hike to the river), swim or just be. 

1 hour from Cape Town.
38 minutes from Hermanus.
15 minutes from Caledon.

15 minutes from Botrivier.

Close to great restaurants, wineries, MTB trails and lots more. See activities.

Everything we do at Avani Lodge is guided by our vision to ensure that we go the extra mile to make our guests enjoy nature at its purest.
It is our mission to give guests the freedom to relax and enjoy the great outdoors which leads to a deep experience of well-being. 

Thatched Cob Rondavels Etc


100% Self-Catering re consumables. Please bring coffee, tea, salt, pepper, bath soap, extra Blitz, matches, candles etc.
Fully equiped re kitchenware, bedding & towels.
We provide ample wood, virgin Oxygen and all-round nature.  
No children or babies allowed due to unprotected Hot Tubs and wood burning stoves.
Each of these units are for two people only, except Truffle for 2 – 4 people and Parrastoel for 2 – 6 people. 
Except for our Truffle unite, unfortunately not wheelchair friendly due to the rough terrain.
No smoking inside the units please and discard of stubs only into the bin, not outside in nature.
Pet-loving but not pet-friendly on the Reserve. 
No day-visitors allowed.
Low to no noise policy.
We have a friendly resident cat, Sebastiaan, that roams around freely.Fully

Avani Lodge Private Nature Reserve is renowned for the tranquillity of our environment, beautiful vistas and the abundance of fynbos species within the reserve.  Guests will feel the natural inclination to enjoy the freedom to relax and enjoy our facilities and the great outdoors. Our predominantly Eco-friendly, thatched, straw bale and cob rondavels, each with its own private wood-burning Hot Tub, offer a rustic and quirky space where guests can expect nothing less than soul-feeding tranquillity and peace.

Layout of the units and facilities at Avani Private Nature Reserve