Wilderness (Garden Route) - Serpentine Manor


Chester our ‘Labretrievercollie’ loves meeting new people, which is why we offer great holidays to people and their pets.

Serpentine Manor is set in a magical garden only minutes from the beautiful Wilderness Beach and the National Park.  Your dogs will love the large estate with orchards and lavender field bordering the Serpentine River. Endless Blue Flag beaches are within 5km.

Serpentine Manor is the ideal destination for people and their pets:

  • Large grounds with plenty of space for pets to explore
  • Fully equipped suites in a peaceful setting close to nature
  • Luxurious finishes, feel pampered and relaxed
  • Pets stay free, indoors with the family, simply bring their bedding and their bowls
  • Great location from which to explore the Garden Route

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Our luxurious suites and cottages have all the amenities to ensure that you have a comfortable and relaxed stay with plenty of adventure on your doorstep.

The sparkling pool is the perfect place to while away the day with friends and family and the garden is a birder’s paradise. The grounds offer free parking under large shade trees and plenty of sunny places to retreat.

Our self-catering suites include an en-suite bathroom and fully equipped kitchen, and each has a separate entrance. Tastefully furnished, our rooms offer percale linen, individual décor and original artwork. WIFI and DSTV and free parking are included.

Accommodation options include:

The Honeymoon Suite
Spacious yet intimate, this luxurious suite overlooks the koi pond and lavender fields. The opulent en-suite bathroom is a great place to soak away the day and relax. The separate kitchen is fully fitted with microwave, 2-burner cooktop, coffee maker and refrigerator.

The Pool Suite
Opening onto the sparkling salt water swimming pool, this comfortable suite boasts a beautiful en-suite bathroom; a kitchenette, café table and chairs and plenty of built in cupboards.

The Rondavel
This traditional round, African-style structure features vaulted beams, a thatch roof and a fully equipped kitchenette. The bathroom has a large open rain-style shower. The Rondavel is a feature of the garden. No DSTV.

The Vlei Suite
This large (50m2+) one-bedroom suite has 2 bathrooms, a kitchenette and a private patio, overlooking the Wilderness National Park and enjoys beautiful sunset views… can you hear the Cape Eagle Owl?

The Garden Suite
The patio of this spacious (50m2+) one-bedroom, en-suite suite looks out over rows of lavender. The kitchen is fully equipped and has all you need for a comfortable stay. With amazing birdlife, all you have to do is remember to breathe…

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Activities and Attractions

Located just outside the quaint village of Wilderness, Serpentine Manor enjoys the best of all worlds, being close to "Blue Flag” beaches and bordering the Wilderness National Park.

The Park offers spectacular hiking trails in indigenous forest, canoeing, Segway tours and bird watching. You can also enjoy paragliding, horseback riding and the regular Friday Night Market in the village.

Birders Paradise

We have our own entrance to the Pied Kingfisher Trail - well known for abundant birdlife. Our orchard features a private deck for viewing birds as well as wildlife, or to simply soak up nature.

Common bird sightings include:

  • Brown Hooded Kingfisher
  • Cape Eagle Owl
  • African Fish Eagle
  • Black shouldered Kite
  • Hadeda Ibis
  • Forest Buzzard
  • Cape White Eyes
  • Greater and Lesser Doublecollared Sunbirds
  • and various water fowl.

... just grab a cup of coffee and a pair of binoculars!

We are also home to a large, but shy, tortoise.

wilderness-garden-route-serpentine-manor-awardPET POLICY: Well behaved dogs are welcome all year round at no extra charge. Dogs sleep inside; bring own dog beds, bedding and bowls. Dogs are not allowed on the furniture and must be free of ticks and fleas. Enclosed garden. Dogs must be leashed at all times when outside. Consideration must be given to resident dogs, chickens and wildlife. Please note: Dogs may not be left alone and unsupervised on the property and may not chase the chickens. Pets stay FREE. Doggie damage deposit NOT required, however, guests will be held liable for any damage caused by their pets.

Book now for a really petfriendly holiday!


Address: Hoekwil Road, Wilderness, Garden Route
Cell: 076 903 0298
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Website: www.serpentinemanor.com

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