Storms River, South Africa

Misty Mountain Reserve

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love It

  • Tented & chalet-style lodge accommodation with sea views on South Africa's famed Garden Route
  • It's near Tsitsikamma Forest, the Coastal National Park, wildlife sanctuaries & adventure activities
  • It has an on-site restaurant, a bar/lounge, an outdoor pool & a hot tub
  • It has a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence


Map & Directions

The reserve is 104 miles from Port Elizabeth International Airport, approximately one hour and 57 minutes' drive. If driving, take Allister Miller Drive to Settlers Way/M4 and take exit 751A to merge onto the N2 towards Cape Town. Follow the N2 straight to the reserve. A taxi from the airport will cost between ZAR2,100-2,500.

If travelling by bus, take the Citiliner from the airport to Port Elizabeth (an 8-minute journey costing ZAR110-130), and get a connecting bus to Stormsrivier -- it departs once daily, takes two hours and 20 minutes, and costs ZAR180-240; Greyhound buses depart once daily, take two hours and 49 minutes and cost ZAR210-290. From Stormsrivier, take a taxi to the reserve, which takes about 20 minutes and costs between ZAR190-230.

Rooms & Rates

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This relaxed, rustic 4-star resort features fantastic views of the Indian Ocean and Tsitsikamma Mountains, and is situated off Route 62 along South Africa’s famous Garden Route that stretches from Mossel Bay in the Western Cape to Stormsrivier in the Eastern Cape. It is 7.5km from the Tsitsikamma Forest and Coastal National Park, and 15.5km from the Stormsrivier settlement.

The Misty Mountain Reserve is spread over 48 hectares of land, with a range of activities available on site such as freshwater fishing, mountain biking, guided walks through indigenous forest, and a nine-hole mashie golf course. There are several wildlife sanctuaries bordering the grounds, as well as adventure activities such as bungee jumping, canopy tours and water parks nearby.

The resort offers three different types of accommodation to choose from, each with its own views and style. The Ocean View Lodges feature views of the Indian Ocean from private decks. The Luxury Tented Camps face out onto the lake. The Farm Cottages are positioned at the entrance to Misty with views of the mountains and open pastures. Each of the 12 individually decorated, chalet-style lodges are bright and airy, with beamed, cathedral-like ceilings, and furnished rooms and lounges. All have tea- and coffee-making equipment, a microwave, eco-friendly toiletries, a mini bar/fridge, a patio, a barbecue, free Wi-Fi and satellite TV. The family chalet has a kitchenette, and some chalets feature Jacuzzis and sofa beds. There is also a honeymoon suite.

There's a relaxed restaurant serving hearty country breakfasts, picnic and barbeque baskets, and three-course evening meals along with an extensive wine list; special diets are also catered for. Other facilities include a bar, a shared TV lounge, a gift shop, a garden, an outdoor terrace, a sundeck with an outdoor pool and hot tub, barbecue facilities and free on-site parking, There is also a shuttle bus service, conference and meeting room facilities, and babysitting, childcare and laundry services.



  • Bar
  • Golf course (on-site)
  • Outdoor pool
  • Restaurant

Room amenities

  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Outdoor space for some rooms
  • Safe
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Hair-dryer
  • Bathtub or shower


  • Complimentary parking

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


Check-in: Standard check-in time: 2pm

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 10am

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: Check-in time starts at 2pm Check-out time is 10am

You must present a photo ID when checking in. Your credit card is charged at the time you book. Bed type and smoking preferences are not guaranteed.Your reservation is prepaid and is guaranteed for late arrival. The total charge includes all room charges and taxes, as well as fees for access and booking. Any incidental charges such as parking, phone calls, and room service will be handled directly between you and the property.

National Rating
Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.

Know Before You Go

  • Children 3 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.
  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
  • No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for English breakfast: ZAR 100 for adults and ZAR 65 for children (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: ZAR 275 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

*Unless otherwise stated, Travelzoo-exclusive extras are valid once per stay (based on two adults sharing). Value is an estimate based on double occupancy. Extras are only included with Member Rates and may not be available on all dates. Extras are non-transferable and have no cash value. Total value may vary depending on time of booking and availability. When included, breakfast may be limited to 2 guests per stay subject to hotel’s discretion. Other restrictions may apply; see our T&Cs for details.

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