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The Retreat
Retreat Bedroom
Retreat bathroom
Retreat Cottage interior
Retreat Cottage Kitchen
Retreat Lounge
Retreat Thinking Room
Retreat Dining Room
Retreat Learning Room
Retreat Theatre

The Retreat is a collection of eighteen two-bedroom self-catering cottages situated in a far corner of the farm with exquisite mountain views. 

This secluded venue with its communal boma and natural swimming pool has a carefree and relaxed atmosphere and is ideal for families or groups of friends.

The cottages are about 3,5 km from the main werf.

Bring your mountain bike or walking shoes to explore the farm paths, mountainside trails and single track.

The venue has a state of the art indoor screening room for conferences, team building and strategic executive breakaways and its large lawns offer the opportunity to add extra tented accommodation ideal for outdoor events and festivals.  


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Rate includes the service of a housekeeper

Booking enquiries: +27 (0) 21 870 4271

The Retreat - Rooms


We have 2 bedroom cottages available. The cottages are clustered in close proximity so we can accommodate large families or groups of friends who wish to stay together.​

The Retreat - Amenities

Amenities and Services

  • Large Fynbos gardens
  • Patios
  • WiFi
  • Shared boma
  • DSTV
  • Serviced daily

Explore The Boschendal Estate

Eat & Drink

The Cape Dutch farms were historically renowned for their warm welcome and generous hospitality. What crowned this welcome was the Cape table, laden with wholesome dishes made from ingredients from the farm’s werf and fields.

Must Do's at Boschendal

Guests are invited to enjoy all this magnificent farm has to offer: an award winning wine and bio-friendly food experience; a rich heritage; a spectacular natural and soulful landscape; fun, informative and engaging activities whilst also taking the opportunity for some down time in tranquil surroundings.

Weddings & Functions

Boschendal provides an idyllic natural setting for large and small functions. The Boschendal Manor House, Rhone Homestead, The Olive Press, the Werf Restaurant and the beautiful gardens are available to host an array of celebrations or events in a relaxed and tranquil environment.