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Accommodation

Temenos is well loved for its warm hospitality. It extends an invitation to guests to embrace a milieu of stillness and simplicity. Here one may mindfully listen anew to the needs of one’s body, mind and heart. Within our healing gardens are many private spaces for you to discover where you can unwind and restore yourself. At Temenos we have 14 cottages offering a variety of accommodation. You have the choice of double or twin beds and bathrooms with a shower or a bath. All our cottages are en suite and have private patios and a fireplace. They are fully equipped for self-catering. We also offer dinner, bed and breakfast packages and garden restaurant on site.

 

2022 SPECIALS AT TEMENOS

 

Please note that these specials do not apply on Public Holidays or over the Festive Seasons.

If you would like to request a special, please contact the Temenos office directly.

MIDWEEK SPECIAL: 

Monday to Thursday per night R710 single and R600 per person sharing.

 

WEEKEND SPECIAL: 

Friday to Saturday per night  R820 per person and R710 per person sharing Sunday night 50% discount on prices above.

WINTER SPECIALS: 

Our Special Stay for four nights and only pay for two. Monday to Thursday, June, July and August

STILL WATERS:

A retreat for Caregivers. Temenos welcomes men and women in caregiving capacities, ministry or social services who often cannot afford to take a rest away from their place of work. Come and rest and restore yourself in tranquil surroundings. Stay 4 weekday nights and only pay for 2.

For those in need of a longer period of rest and renewal please contact Margaret at temenosaccounts@lando.co.za

 

PENSIONER RATE: 

We once again welcome our Pensioners from Monday night to Thursday night. Stay for 4 nights and pay for 3.

 

GIFT VOUCHERS :

Gift vouchers for accommodation and meals are available. Contact reception temenos@lando.co.za   023 625 1871  for details

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We have four library suites adjacent to our beautiful garden library.  These are very quiet cottages, ideally suited to guests who enjoy privacy. 

Choose from one of our four quiet Georgian suites, each room has its own private patio and fireplace.

 

JAMIL   (book online)

meaning ‘the beauty of the divine’ has twin beds and a shower. This is a very private suite ideal for retreating

 

IONA   (book online)

named after the mystical island off Scotland, has a double bed and a free standing bath. Well loved in winter for its embrace of the morning sun.

 

AVILA   (book online)

named after the great mystic Teresa of Avila, has twin beds and a shower, and an enclosed private garden.

 

LISIEUX   (book online)

named after the place in France where the ‘little’ Teresa was born and lived. She exemplified finding the Beloved in everyday simplicity

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These four thatched cottages, situated around our duck pond, are in the heart of the Temenos garden. Ideal for nature lovers

ASSISI 

was our first cottage at Temenos. It has twin beds, a shower, and a private garden patio. In its foundations is buried a rock from Assisi, the birthplace of St. Francis. Little wonder the birds love being around this cottage.

 

CARMEL

nestles in a grove of trees and is particularly popular in the hot summer months. It has a double bed and shower as well as a very private back verandah

SUBIACO

named after the cave in Italy where St Benedict wrote his beautiful monastic Rule. A copy is buried in the foundations hopefully inspiring visitors to embrace a contemplative stay during their time at Temenos. The cottage has twin beds and shower, a lovely private garden and braai area.

 

SANTA CHIARA 

named after St Clare , the beloved friend of St Francis. It is a very private garden cottage and has a double bed, shower and lovely fireplace.

 

SPIRAL COTTAGES
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These two cottages adjoin our beautiful serene spiral and are adjacent to The Well

ATHENA

is near our forest spiral. It has a lovely verandah, a braai area and an excellent fireplace in the bedroom. It has twin beds and a bath and shower.

 

BEULAH

named after a beloved friend of Temenos whose radiant presence filled our garden. She liked nothing better than to welcome our guests with a warmhearted smile and an angel card. The room has a cozy fireplace, twin beds and bath and shower, and looks out onto the Spiral garden. It is a few paces away from THE WELL.

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Two bedrooms ( 1 Double suite and 1 bedroom with 2 single beds) , two bathrooms, spacious kitchen and living room, beautiful patio overlooking the Temenos gardens.

THE HERMITAGE

This private and contemplative cottage is ideal for a retreatant withdrawing into silence and simplicity.

BENI ABBES

is our popular hermitage and is named after a small monastery in the heart of the Sahara desert. It is ideal for the guest who wants to be private and in seclusion in order to embrace inner stillness. It has a double bed, a shower and a lovely, cozy fireplace.