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Kurland Villa

Kurland Villa

This extraordinarily exclusive Kurland Villa is the private home of private home of Peter and Dianne Behr, the driving force behind the Kurland Hotel and Estate. Set in a particularly private part of the estate, the villa is available should one prefer not to join other guests at Kurland Hotel on the same estate. The villa is for use by only one private party at a time but can accommodate up to sixteen guests in eight bedrooms, three of which are in a separate cottage. The en-suite bedrooms are luxurious and particularly well decorated, and each has an excellent view over the estate.

Designed in the Cape Dutch tradition, the Villa is boasts the most modern of facilities. Its facilities are excellent and include a large kitchen with walk in cold room, a scullery, a boot room, a laundry and linen room, and a large covered veranda that has a barbeque and pizza oven. Underneath the veranda is a fully stocked wine cellar with an outstanding selection of wines. A swimming pool, spa with jacuzzi, sauna, and steam bath complete the picture.

A permanent staff maintain the house and grounds to an excellent standard, ensuring that guests’ needs are attended to at all times. Should you require the services of the estate butler and chef, their services will be provided as an inclusive charge in the rate paid for the villa.

The Garden Route is the playground of the South Africa’s southern Cape region. Thus, guests of Kurland Hotel have a long list of possible activities. There are a number of world class golf courses in the area, although reservations should be made well in advance. There are many excellent beaches both in Plettenberg Bay and Nature’s Valley. There are also a number of animals sanctuaries worth visiting, one of which is at “The World of Birds,” featuring an extraordinarily large free-flight aviary extending across an entire valley.

Guests at Kurland Villa are free to enjoy the facilities at Kurland Hotel which include a spa, gym, and plunge pool as well as the hotel’s numerous dining options. The hotel’s main restaurant was recently recognized as a 2013 American Express Platinum Card Fine Dining Restaurant.

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