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The Hydro Stellenbosch

Actively promote health through detoxification

A stay at The Hydro Stellenbosch combines health and relaxation. Detoxify your body and enjoy delicious vegan cuisine and indulgent wellness treatments.

Most Popular Hotel Features

  • Wifi for free
  • Swimming pool
  • Organic Hotel
  • Countryside
  • Sauna
  • Gym
  • Yoga
  • Personal trainer
  • Cosmetics / Beauty

Packages and Programmes with Best Price Guarantee

Detox and Regeneration

from 3 nights, double room, special meals



  • Detox- full board
  • 3x healthy juices per day
  • Cinnamon ginger and camomile tea
  • 1x Daily hydrotherapy (except on arrival and departure day) with whirlpool bath, Kneipp hip bath and steam room ( 45 Min.)
  • 1x Fitness consultation
  • 1x Lifestyle advice
  • 1x Body analysis
  • Guided walks, water aerobics, yoga, Tai-Chi, Pilates, progressive muscle relaxation, meditation (daily changing offer)
  • Lectures as on offer
  • Use of bathrobe
  • Use of outdoor and indoor pool
  • Shuttle to Stellenbosch (2x daily Mon-Sat , fixed times)
  • WiFi

Telephone booking code: 856P1

Personalise your stay

The Hydro Stellenbosch in detail

Your Hotel

☀ On the edge of Stellenbosch town, The Hydro Stellenbosch sits on a hillside amidst vineyards and fruit trees. The hotel offers stunning views over the idyllic Idas Valley and, in clear weather, even views of Cape Town's famous Table Mountain. For over 40 years, the resort, opened in 1972, has created a professional environment for its guests, allowing them to regain their self-reliance and recharge their batteries. The philosophy is based on 5 pillars: relaxation, detoxifying nutrition, revitalizing applications, lifestyle motivation and exercise. A pioneer in the holistic approach to wellness and health, The Hydro Stellenbosch offers a unique, individualised detoxification experience for mental and physical recovery.

How You Reside

54 non-smoking rooms on 2 floors with impressive views onto the vineyard hills or gardens. Amenities: ensuite shower and WC, some in addition with a bathtub, hair dryer air-conditioning, safe, satellite flat-screen TV, telephone. Bathrobes are available at the reception.

DBL Standard

Double room with shower / WC, partly with bath, hairdryer, air conditioning, safe, satellite TV, telephone. Bathrobes are available at the front desk.


Air conditioner


Hair dryer

Satellite TV

SGL=DBL Standard

Single room with shower / WC, partly with bath, hairdryer, air conditioning, safe, satellite TV, telephone. Bathrobes are available at the front desk. SGL=DBL are double rooms for single use.


Air conditioner


Hair dryer

Satellite TV

Dining & Leisure

Healthy, nutritious cuisine plays the key role in the philosophy of the resort. Enjoy the delicious, vegetarian detox full board from the buffet with fresh fruit and vegetables (partly from own bio garden). Vegan meals available. There is no alcohol served at the resort.

Wellness & Spa

The professional team of hotel doctor for naturopathy, therapists, consultants and specialists takes care of your physical, mental and emotional well-being. If necessary, consultations are organized on nutrition, fitness, biokinetics and body analysis as well as personal and social counseling.

Spa (open daily from 8am to 5pm) with sauna, steam room and jacuzzi. The areas are separated for women and men. Heated indoor pool, relaxation area. Therapists pamper you in a total of 25 treatment rooms with different applications, such as Massages, detox wraps, scrubs and wraps, ozone therapy, Shiatsu, reflexology, craniosacral therapy and the unique Hydro-Liquid-Body application. Fitness center (6am - 6pm) with personal training and daily changing activities such as yoga, pilates, tai chi, aquagym, progressive relaxation and meditation.

In addition to various facials, cleansings and scrubs, they offer eyebrow and eyelash dyeing, waxing, manicures and pedicures.

Free Time

Outdoor pool in the garden, hiking trails, guided walks with different levels of difficulty. Garden tours through the organic vegetable garden, evening lectures with discussion boards, courses for salad preparation, excursions to Stellenbosch (free shuttle 2x daily Mon. to Sat.). Shuttle to Cape Town on request (fees apply). Three 18-hole golf courses in the vicinity.

Getting There

Transfer CPT Airport (about 40 km) € 108, from 1.9. € 114 per car (1-2 pers., return).

Nearby Airports
Cape Town International Airport (CPT) : (approx. 165 km / 115 minutes)

Additional information

Parking: included.

Children: as of 12 years of age.

Pets: not permitted

English language skills recommended.

Please note: that there is a minimum stay of 7 nights over Christmas and New Year's Eve.

Good to Know

Nutrition and Detoxification at the Hydro Stellenbosch

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.”


Following the above quotation, the resort has created the nutrition concept based on a unique philosophy. The aim is to detoxify the body and provide it with the vital nutrients. Weight loss can be a part of the programme.

The quality of food ingredients plays a major role and that is why the resort has its own bio garden and many meals are based on the own-produced vegetables. The cuisine is entirely vegetarian and protein, as well as valuable amino-acids, come from avocados, nuts and seeds. Cream cheese, eggs and yoghurt complete plant-based the diet. Cinnamon-and ginger tea throughout the day activate the immune system and camomile tea served in the evening has relaxing properties. At breakfast time you are welcome to help yourself by the fruit and muesli buffet (no added sugar). Juices are provided on request. For a lunch and dinner there is a salad buffet completed with oven-baked potatoes or soups.

Juice fasting

Upon consultation with the nutrition and health coach you can take part in juice fasting, which balances the pH of the body and helps lose weight. In addition fasting enables body regeneration through relief for the digestive system and stabilisation of the blood sugar levels. There are served 5 freshly prepared juices and 3 seed mixes. Juice or fruit fasting can be booked on site free of charge.

Hotel Amenities at a Glance

  • Pilates
  • Weight Loss Food
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