Why not combine your training schedule with a holiday? Bring your triathlete friends along, and enjoy the beautiful countryside featured in our exclusive Triathlete Package.
We have planned the ideal getaway for serious triathletes that need a break from the every-day scenery, and still spend time with their loved ones.
Date: 28 October to 1 November 2021.
Group Size: 16 adults maximum.
Start and end in Cape Town.
1 mile Swim in Eikenhof dam – Elgin
100km cycle from Elgin to Stanford
34km Run from Stanford to Hermanus
- 4 x nights at 4 star accommodation (1 x night at Trails end, 2 x night at Stanford Valley Guestfarm and 1 x night at Abalone Lodge)
- Breakfast & Dinner as well as snacks and water on the road
- Sports dietitian and coach will be on the road with you
- Transport from Cape Town to start point (Elgin) and back to Cape Town from End Point (Hermanus)
- Support vehicle through out- backup and transport for your bicycles
- Meals included (4 x breakfast/ 4 x dinner and snacks + water on the road)
Get a holiday, and with this a balanced lifestyle experience, in the company of fellow triathletes, family and friends on this uniquely focused triathlete holiday experience where you can turn your whilst staying on purpose.
How to get started?
Your journey begins
One mile in Eikenhof dam
You will meet your driver mid morning in Cape Town CBD for your transfer to Elgin. Upon arrival in Elgin you will have some time t check and settle in and meet the rest of the group as well the coach and sports dietician.
Your transport is in a 24 seater overland truck with extra open seats for social distancing. Your bicycle will come along in a bike-trailer.
There will be short team meeting with the group facilitator before you head to Eikenhof dam for your one mile swim. There will be a life guard on a SUP. Only bio-degradable sunscreen will be permitted.
1 night at Trails End Bike Hotel, Grabouw
The playground for adventure!
Accommodation is situated in Grabouw and is not just Africa’s first bike hotel, but also the perfect base to relax, have fun and explore all the delights the Overberg has to offer.
Trail’s End is referred to as a community hub for outdoor enthusiasts, mountain bikers, trail runners, and families looking to enjoy some quality time in and amongst nature. Wi-Fi, secure parking, and safe, indoor bike storage is on offer, and the hotel boasts a number of facilities and includes a lap pool, wellness centre and more
Your adventure continues
100km off road cycling
After an early breakfast, you will embark on a 100km cycle journey to Stanford Valley Farm. The route that you will follow takes you straight over the N2 crossing to the Highlands road (parts are gravel) the R43 and then Karwyderskraal road, to the R320 past Tesselaaarsdal on some more gravel before you finally reach the R326.
This route is fully backed up by our support vehicle, so NO PRESSURE.. You can hop in if you feel like it.
You spend 2 x nights at Stanford Valley Guest Farm, because this farm have so much to offer, it gives you one free day to have a break from the road and enjoy the scenery and possible adventures (hiking and mountain bike trails)
2 nights at Stanford Valley Guest Farm, Stanford
Enjoy a farm style adventure!
The farm nestles in the valley of the Klein Rivier, 10km outside Stanford village. They offer comfortable accommodation in large en-suite rooms. Enjoy our safe and peaceful haven, have an exhilarating swim in the large dam or go hiking or cycling.
The accommodation is built around a central werf, giving it the feeling of a small village whilst allowing each guest unit the privacy of its own stoep and garden. The cottages, decorated in warm colours, are designed with your utmost comfort in mind.
Enjoy relaxing, luxury treatments at The Milkshed: an authentic Overberg Spa
Included in each treatment is the use of the wood-fired sauna, steam-room & cold plunge pool, with uninterrupted mountain views. PLEASE BOOK TREATMENT IN ADVANCE (Recommended from their menu is the cyclists massage)
Included: Breakfast, Dinner (one will be a braai) and access to all hiking, cycling trips
Your adventure continues
32 km Run to Hermanus
After an awesome break at Stanford Valley Guest farm, we are back on the road for the last stretch of this adventure.
Run the popular route from Stanford to Hermanus. The route that will take you past the Klein River Lagoon and Voelklip Beach.
1 night at Abalone Lodge, Hermanus
Be pampered in style on your final night
A combination of South African art on the inside & unsurpassed views to the outside position this accommodation as unique in Hermanus. Abalone Guest Lodge has direct access to the well-known Scenic Cliff Path that makes Hermanus the Land Base Whale Watching Capital of the World. Whale Watching from your room or our sea facing breakfast patio.
Abalone Guest Lodge is situated on Siever’s Point, a landmark seafront position midway between the town centre and the beautiful Blue Flag beaches of Hermanus.
Abalone Wellness Centre is a little corner of paradise that offer a variety of treatments including the popular Soothing Swedish Massage to relax and ease aching muscles. Come for relaxation and aches, spoil yourself and embrace your worth. Explore the gym, Sauna or nail bar.
Included: Breakfast, Dinner and snacks
Optional activities upon request: Boat Based Whale Watching
The END OF THE ROAD….for now