Bookings: 082 573 0388 (Tanja) / Hostess: 082 452 0950 (Ilse)

Welcome to Ibis River Retreat

  • Private Jacuzzi

    Enjoy your own private jacuzzi

  • Riverside spa treatment

    Get a luxurious foot massage right next to the jukskei river

  • Braai ON the river

    Braai right next to the river

  • Relaxing Spa treatments

    Get a relaxing massage by the pool

You can now Check Availability and book online - click here!

Join us at our private and relaxing retreat for a peaceful getaway from the city, whilst not being too far away! Read more about Our Cottages for a romantic getaway, each with it's own private jacuzzi and fireplace. Furthermore, view our Spa Experiences. Our cottages are self-catering - but, see our Menu to see what we have to offer.

Read more about a few Things to do - including our Spa and Labyrinth

  • Yoga & Detox Retreats
  • Romantic Getaway
  • Private Jacuzzi & Fireplace
  • Labyrinth
  • Spa

Happy 2021 may the year ahead be a great one!

Our Spa, Meal options and servicing of cottages has been fully functional since the 1st October 2020.

January Specials:

- Book 4 nights or more including the weekend and receive a 20% discount
- Book a massage for your partner and only pay half price for yourself

Valentines Day Specials:

Valid Friday 12th and Saturday 13th Feb 2021 for only R4800 includes: - two nights stay for two people
- includes accommodation for the couple with own private jacuzzi
- Create the Mood: rose petals on bed, bottle sparkling wine on ice and lindt chocolates
- one hour side by side full body massage followed by delectable chocolate fondue served with fruit platter and bottle of sparkling wine on iceValid Sunday 14th February 2021 for only R3320 includes: - same as the above
- except it's for a single night stay for two peopleAdd on extras: - Hot English Breakfast or Health Breakfast served in the privacy of your cottage, outside on the terrace includes tea, coffee and fresh orange juice @ R150 per person
- Cheese Platter for two. Impressive cheese board with various delicious cheeses, served with fruit, preserves, savoury biscuits and a bottle of wine @ R850 per couple

Please note: - We normally only take double bookings over the weekend, single nights are valid from Sunday to Thursday, a single night surcharge of R300 will apply.
- Due to the fact that our rates remain the same throughout the year we do need to charge a Public Holiday Surcharge of R300 per day, whether you are checking in or out on a public holiday.
- NB. Specials excludes public holidays and 3rd party bookings (i.e.


Our Cottages

Fish Eagle Read more

Fringing the water's edge this charming & rustic A-frame cottage is nestled amongst indigenous bush and enjoys the shade of an old willow tree. Come and enjoy the luxury and tranquility inside your own private jacuzzi!

Francolin Read more

This charming private cottage will cater for your friends and family. ( Kids should be older than 7 years. ) Come and enjoy the luxury and tranquility inside your own private jacuzzi!

Kingfisher Read more

Furnished in cool Mediterranean tones, romantic bedroom leads off onto the terrace which has a lie-in jacuzzi with loungers overlooking the river. Come and enjoy the luxury and tranquility inside your own private jacuzzi!

Hadeda Read more

This cottage gave birth to Ibis River Retreat, the first of the 5 cottages and still one of our most popular. Come and enjoy the luxury and tranquility inside your own private jacuzzi!

Hornbill Read more

Decorated in warm earthy tones with large modern Cherry Wood kitchen. Come and enjoy the luxury and tranquility inside your own private jacuzzi!

Note:- Due to heavy rains our sand road is rather washed away, please take extra care when driving. It is still accessible via a sedan. The sand road is 7km long and should take you a comfortable 20 mins, but well worth the drive!
- Refunds: No refunds will be issued once money has been paid. Instead, a Credit Note will be issued if cancelled no later than 14 days before day of arrival. (Credit note must be redeemed within 3 months of issue)