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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 bathAll 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.

Midweek Special Monday to Thursday per night R650 single and R550 per person sharing.

 

Weekend Special Friday to Saturday per night  R750 per person and R650 per person sharing Sunday night 50% discount on prices above.

AUTUMN SPECIALS

MONDAY – THURSDAY  4 nights for the price of 3:  R1950 single R 1650 per person sharing

LONG WEEKEND SPECIAL  Thursday – Monday: R2250 single  R1950 per person sharing

SEVEN NIGHT SPECIAL: R4200 single R3650 per person sharing. 

 

All our rooms are completely sanitised before each new arrival. We also have stationed sanitisers in The Well and our library and at the restaurant. You are also welcome to request a tabletop eat out in the restaurant gardens should you wish to extend your social distancing. We look forward to taking care of you.

 

2021 SPECIALS AT TEMENOS

 

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

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 temenosaccounts@lando.co.za

 

PENSIONER RATE:  (Tuesday to Friday)

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

 

TAKE TIME OUT FOR YOURSELF:

Special single rate for those wanting ‘time-out’ alone.  Stay for 4 weekday nights and only pay for 3.

 

GIFT VOUCHERS :

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

 

SOLO RETREAT:

Temenos specialises in supporting individuals who enjoy direction or spiritual companionship during their retreat. Our solo retreats include 4 nights midweek accommodation and meal vouchers. Meet daily with a Retreat director who will assist you in designing your personalised retreat based on your individual need. The director will also meet daily with you.  Optional Yoga – R100 per session. R3150.

Should you wish to enjoy a Guided Retreat please ensure that you book a week when our Retreat Directors are available.

 

ROMANTIC GETAWAY:

Our popular Weekend special including dinner, bed & breakfast will continue in 2021, including Dinner, bed and breakfast  R4850

This Special includes 3 nights’ accommodation,  two dinners, two breakfasts, complimentary desserts and a  bottle of McGregor wine.

OUR LIBRARY SUITES

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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

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

 

IONA

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

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

 

LISIEUX

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

OUR GARDEN COTTAGES

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GARDEN COTTAGES

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.

 

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.

OUR SPIRAL COTTAGES

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.

MAHARANI'S PALACE

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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.