Take a break with our
Winter Day Packages


From May 1st to August 31st:

  • All packages of 4 days or more, will receive a 40% discount on accommodation tariffs.

Monday 23rd – Friday 27th JULY

Complimentary Art & Dance workshops that draw on the emotive magic of music and movement, allowing the opportunity to get in touch with impulses, ideas, feelings and images. Read More


Do you need to reboot your relationship with food? Our annual Joy of Eating Retreat is in October. Read More

Our New Eco Pool

Our brand new, freshwater eco pool is now complete!   Read more 

Walk the Labyrinth

Yet another way to inner peace at the Hydro: Read More

Borehole Water

Wondering how the drought affects us? Luckily all our needs are covered by borehole water which we then recycle to irrigate the garden and orchards.

Fusion Healing Week #2

Complimentary Art and Movement Classes : 23-27th July

Bliss is diving deeply into the present moment…

Balu Nivison and Debra Field use movement and art to harness the elusive ‘power of now’ by making it accessible even to those who believe they’ve got two left feet or haven’t a shred of creativity.

This July, Balu and Debra combine their collaborative energies in our second Fusion Healing Week at The Hydro.

Our in-house guests are invited to attend any or all of their workshops at no charge. Day visitors can join any of the classes at R500 per session.

Mon 23 July, Tues 24 July
Soul Drawing with Debra

These meditative workshops draw on the emotive magic of music and movement, allowing participants the opportunity to put on paper those impulses, ideas, feelings and images that are yearning for expression.

Wed 25 July, Thur 26 July, Fri 27 July
Soul Dance with Balu

Balu combines an evocative sound track with elements of gentle yoga, Nia, Biodanza and contemporary dance to coax the most reluctant ‘inner-dancer’ to show up. Her obvious delight and warm, playful spirit ensure that every class is a unique, uplifting experience.

You are welcome to join any or all of these classes during your stay at The Hydro.
Absolutely no artistic or dance experience is required.

Let the Hydro put a Creative Spring into your Winter. 

Balu Nivison has been facilitating transformational workshops for the last thirty years. In 2015, Balu co-founded the Indoni Dance Arts and Leadership Academy in Cape Town towards youth empowerment and enrichment of township communities. She is currently the Director of Development, as well as teaching regular classes. In 2016, she won two Western Cape Cultural Affairs Ministerial Awards for ‘best contribution to cultural activities’ and ‘outstanding achievement of women in arts and culture’.

Debra Field is a South African artist whose ceramics and paintings are in private collections both locally and abroad. Her abiding interest in the power of the creative impulse led to Moving Art, a collaboration with dancer Balu Nivison, now in its 12th successful year. In 2015, she began to teach art to the students of Indoni Arts Academy in Gugulethu. She currently teaches and works from her own studio in Cape Town, and by invitation at various venues.