A few minutes’ drive from George on the scenic Garden Route, Oubaai Hotel Golf & Spa is a destination resort, where activities range from golf on the Ernie Els 18-hole championship course, to walking and jogging along the many trails on the estate, or being pampered at the sublime spa. The charming seaside village of Herolds Bay, with its sheltered cove ideal for swimming, surfing and beach strolls, is also a few minutes’ drive away.
From its elevated vantage point on the plateau, Oubaai Hotel & Golf Resort has panoramic sea views, while the Outeniqua Mountains provide a striking backdrop. The contemporary hotel features floor-to-ceiling windows in most of the public areas, showcasing the magnificent views to the fullest.
The hotel has 100 luxury rooms across standard, Club and suite categories. All guest rooms have spacious bathrooms with glass-enclosed rain showers and separate free-standing baths. Club rooms are located on the Club floor and include complimentary transfers to and from the George Airport as well as canapes and wine served in the Club Lounge daily.
Guests have four dining venues to choose from, all with fantastic views: Cucina, the hotel’s main breakfast restaurant; the seasonal Waterside Bar & Grill surrounded by water as its name implies; The Clubhouse for scenic all-day dining; and the recently opened Herolds Bistro & Bar with a cosy, relaxed atmosphere.
With easy access from George Airport, Oubaai Hotel Golf & Spa is conveniently located for business and conference guests. The hotel has over 1 200 square metres of meeting and conference space, spread across a ballroom that is divisible into two sections, four meeting rooms and a spacious boardroom. Indoor and outdoor pre-function areas are available in all meeting rooms, as well as the latest audio-visual, sound and lighting equipment, and elegant table-top accessories. The hotel’s chefs work closely with the events team to cater for conferences and any functions, including weddings.
Whether you’re staying at Oubaai Hotel Golf & Spa for a relaxing holiday or are combining your stay with business, there is a wide range of activities on offer to fill your leisure time. The energetic will enjoy a round of golf on the first Ernie Els signature course, a game of squash or tennis, a work-out in the hotel’s well-equipped gym, or a hike or run along Oubaai Heritage Trail. If more slow-paced pursuits are your preference, a picnic at the Whale Viewing Deck is a must where you can keep an eye out for dolphins or whales, or while the day away next to the pool or in the award-winning Freesia Spa with its stunning relaxation area. Families are also well catered for as the hotel offers a separate wading pool.