Experience Carmel Coastal Retreat
Break away from the busyness of life and to rest and restore
Family Holidays
Come together during the school holidays for family time at Carmel, building memories to last a life time.
Come together for family time
Carmel is an incredible place for kids of all ages and parents to come together fun and countless activities, creating memories to last a life time.
Quiet spaces to rest and restore
May you be restored, spiritually, physically and mentally, as you come and experience all that Carmel as to offer.
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We welcome you to the hospitality of Carmel

Carmel offers a range of accommodation types, with comfortable accommodation, recreational activities and dining options to suit all budgets.

Whether you are an individual, couple, family or group, we welcome you to Carmel for an unforgettable experience.

Leisure Holidays

If you are looking for a break away from the busyness of life and the opportunity to rest and restore within our quiet places and magnificent views, then Carmel is the place for you.

Enjoy the many activities, garden trails to walk or run, with many garden benches to rest along the way, or tennis, lawn croquet or just time by the pool.

This time if for you and we strive to provide you an unforgettable experience in accommodation, dining, activities, we welcome you to our hospitality.

School Holidays

The School Holidays are an incredible time for kids of all ages and parents to come together at Carmel for fun and daily activities run by the Carmel Team.

During the holiday time, the Carmel team runs daily activities for kids of all ages and adults too… and for rest and restoration, our garden walks, many quiet spaces and chapel are perfect to gain the rest you may need (spiritual, emotional and physical).

Our wonderful teams always amaze us with their fun themes and creative activities.

What we offer

  • Numerous quiet spaces
  • Victoria Bay views
  • Bird Watching
  • Walk or run through our garden trails of varying ease or challenge
  • Mountain biking on beautiful trails and the Crank Park
  • Breakfast, lunch and evening dining options
  • Numerous activities: tennis, swimming, croquet and recreational centre

Facilitated Holiday Activities

  • Daily tractor rides around the Carmel estate
  • Swimming – in our large or ‘baby’ pool
  • Croquet on the lawn
  • Tennis
  • Table Tennis
  • Pool table
  • Annual cricket match
  • Kids Corner

Other things to do in the area

George and the Garden Route is plentiful in its holiday offerings. Below are just some of the things you may wish to build into your holiday plans:

  • Victoria Bay is only a few minutes away by car and is one of the best swimming beaches in the country.
  • Redberry Farm – A working strawberry farm, with a plethora of fun activities, including strawberry picking, a hedge maze, mini train, bubble balls and bumper boats.
  • The Outeniqua Power Van – A unique railway experience taking you into the Outeniqua Mountains. Perfect for a half-day outing.
  • The Railway Museum – A fascinating trip back in time with many interesting examples of steam and diesel trains over the years.