Tucked away in the hills of Somerset, at the foot of the Helderberg, Silver Forest is the perfect haven to retreat from the city buzz. Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway, girl’s trip or solo stay, Silver Forest’s luxury accommodation, tranquil spa and cozy eatery ticks all the boxes, plus it’s less than an hour away from the city.
Silver Forest is a boutique experience that has been carefully designed to tantalise your senses with its offerings. Surrounded by the tall trees of Somerset forest, the closeness to nature provides the perfect escape. Let their Spa therapists work their magic while the wholesome dishes prepared at The Eatry will have your mouth watering.
Silver Forest’s suites are meticulously designed to bring the ambiance of the outside forest into the living space. The Luxury Garden Suites overlooks the lovely garden and towards the forest. The unique décor makes you feel like you are sleeping in the forest on a luxurious dreamy King size bed. Each room has an en-suite bath and shower, Nespresso machine, and high-speed internet. These rooms are perfect for a a couple or solo traveller. Or book a couple of the suites for a pre-wedding setup!
The cottages are located in a private garden and share a state-of-the-art wood-fired hot tub, 4 sun loungers dining table, and chairs for 4 people, ideal for 2 couples sharing or longer stays. The Garden has direct access to the two outdoor pools in the spa garden.
For an extra touch of luxury, the Forest Suite has its own private courtyard with sun beds, a dining area, an outdoor shower and a wood-fired hot tub. Light up a cosy fire with a log-burning fireplace making this suite a must-do winter escape.
– Dinner, Bed and Breakfast: From R2724 per couple: Includes accommodation in one of the beautiful Garden Suites, breakfast for 1 or 2 guests as well as a 3-course dinner.
– Special Occasion: From R3774 per couple: Package includes an overnight stay for 1 or 2 guests in one of the beautiful Garden Suites with a log-burning fireplace, 60 minutes couples massage in The Spa, Breakfast and a 3-course Dinner at The Eatery.
– Autumn Promotion – From R1995 per couple: Package includes an overnight stay for 1 or 2 guests and Breakfast in The Eatery.
Like everything at Silver Forest you can expect a luxurious spa experience with beautiful tranquil surroundings inspired by the trees around the property, highly qualified therapists, and an extensive menu suitable for a full day spa relaxation or a selection of beauty, grooming and aesthetic services.
There are four treatment rooms, 2 couples rooms and 2 single rooms. A thermal Suite with a cool powerful hydro pool, traditional sauna, Ancient mud rasul, Steam room, showers, outdoor pool and sun deck area.
Start off your spa journey in the relaxation area where a therapist talks you through your treatment and offers you a range of teas to wind you down. Head on up a beautifully crafted staircase that resembles hiking up to the tree-top canopy, to the treatment room where you’re greeted with an aromatic experience of smelling all the oil scents on offer.
After choosing your desired scent, the therapist gets to work on messaging every ounce of stress right out of your body.
The Eatery and Wine Bar at Silver Forest has a relaxed modern vibe with a delicious fresh menu. The restaurant overlooks the Sover Forest Garden with an indoor section and outside section lit up by fairy lights in the evening, giving you a feeling of dinning in a quaint street in the middle of Italy.
The Eatery serves contemporary tapas dishes, amazing wood-fired Neapolitan pizzas, a la carte favorites, gourmet burgers, cocktail happy hour and a wine bar.
Try their Escape To Italy set-sharing menu for just R495 for 2 people. The Italian-inspired menu starts with a Caprese salad with plump, fresh tomatoes and creamy mozzarella balls, drizzled with olive and seasoning, and a hearty tomato risotto. For mains, you can choose between a selection of their Italian-style pizzas and an indulgent basil pesto pasta. The menu also includes a bottle of wine to share.
Address: C/O Parel Vallei Road and Silverboomkloof Road, Somerset West