Grace Country Retreat

About the Accommodation

Grace Country Retreat is situated in the beautiful little town of Memel in the Freestate Province of Southern Africa, only a 3 hour drive from Johannesburg or 4 hour drive from Durban. Memel is ideal for a romantic weekend break-away or for the outdoor and nature enthusiasts. Be enchanted by the beautiful scenery, water streams, mountains, nature walking trails and infamous Seekoeivlei Nature Reserve.

Grace Country Retreat offers various amenities, all rooms have bath and shower facilities, tea / coffee station, serviced daily, we also offer Wi-Fi internet (nominal fee) and can cater for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Our facilities are newly done and we are committed to excellence.

About the Birding

Seekoeivlei Nature Reserve boasts nature wetlands, with hundreds of bird species. The Reserve boasts excellent Bird watching hides with streams and a big variety of Game (including Hippo’s, Zebras, Ryan Antelopes and many more). The Reserve is also a RAMSA site with various species being protected.

Memel and surrounding areas are well known for its breath taking mountain bike and off-road routes, making it ideal for cyclists and bikers. Memel comes to life on weekends with bikers from all over South Africa.

  • Bass Fishing
  • Birding
  • Game & Lion Farm
  • Horse riding
  • Klip river (Rocky hillsides)
  • Anglo War Museum (45km)
  • Kranskop Family Route (4X4)
  • Cosmos Fields (in Season)
  • Nature walks

Contact details:

Grace Country Retreat
Memel, Free State
Tel: +27 58 924 0482
Cell: +27 83 278 3666