Wilderness, situated along the famous Garden Route in South Africa, is one of the most popular West Coast destinations you must see when visiting. Home to lush, green, rolling hillsides that meet the impressive Outeniqua Mountain range, and beaches with sand that appears soft as spun golden sugar, Wilderness is a place apart from any other. The village is filled with genuinely joyful people who are warm and welcoming, happy to have you visit to shop or to dine in one of the many restaurants here, with tastes for every palette.
It is small wonder then, that Wilderness is also home to some luxurious and relaxing places to stay as well, in properties that are designed to make you feel at home, comfortable, and surrounded by an abundance of beauty. The Saffron Group has long been a leader in this area, whose properties include 5 star rated Cinnamon Boutique Guest House and Wilderness on Sea,which cater to all manner of visitors. Cinnamon House is perfect for a romantic getaway for couples, or even for the savvy single person to find a secluded spot to relax and unwind in while wrapped in sumptuous elegance. Wilderness on Sea may suit any avid backpacker or hiker to perfection, with options for both B&B as well as self-catering. Tailoring the perfect trip and place to stay was never more spoilt for choice!
Saffron proudly brings you their newest shining star along the Garden Route with On the Beach Wilderness, a luxury boutique B&B and Guesthouse offering the finest in amenities and comfort to be found anywhere. Situated on the best beachfront location to be had in Wilderness, this property has 7 luxury suites, 6 of which have peerless views of the Indian Ocean and the sandy coastline. This newly built boutique guest house has been designed with the most discerning traveler in mind, and class meets style in a breezy beautiful place that earned 5 stars from the tourism grading council of South Africa.
On the Beach guesthouse hotel offers you the escape from the crazy pace of life, to a place seemingly out of time and space itself, where everything slows down, the sun and breeze calming you as surely as the sound of the breaking surf. The sun deck is a treat, to enjoy breakfast or lunch overlooking the beach, before walking down to the beach, kicking off your shoes or sandals and enjoying a walk barefoot across the petal-soft sand.
Each of our properties has been designed to suit every kind of traveler, from families to singles, busy professionals to pensioners, you’ll find one of our places perfect to suit your needs. Cinnamon House has amenities like a gym and massage bed, satellite TV and their best known 13 luxury suites, all of which has earned them rank 1 on Trip Advisor. Cinnamon Boutique aims to warm you every bit as much as the spice it’s so aptly named for, with courtesy, kindness and a welcoming as family. Wilderness on Sea brings you 3 star self-catering and B&B options where you can enjoy your own traditional South African braai in the garden, bringing whatever you’d like to cook. This location is perfect for those people who will be spending their days out and about, hiking or birding, horseback riding, and want to come home to their lodging to be independent of anyone else.
Wilderness is an ideal dream destination with so many things to offer in one place that they can’t all be seen or done in a week. Hiking trails are abundant here, bird hides are everywhere, and with offerings into the Outeniqua mountains by both bicycle and horseback, where you can see waterfalls and rain-forest canopies filled with wildlife, it is a place not found anywhere else. You can enjoy the view from your bedroom suite, or from the kite of a para-sail or para-glider as you descend above Wilderness. You can head out for a light lunch at one of the many amazing places to eat locally, or opt to grab some freshly made offerings from Milkwood’s Friday Night market as you shop for your loved ones back home. We cannot wait to welcome you to On the Beach or back as a returning guest to our other locations.