Description of Glamping Units
This charming lodge suite is based on the Garden Route near Mossel Bay, South Africa, and can accommodate two guests. There is one bedroom and one full bathroom. The bedroom has a king-size bed and is decorated with an ornate Indian headboard and sumptuous fabrics. In the bathroom, guests will find a toilet, a double sink, a bathtub, and separate shower. Linens and towels are provided.
Outside, there is a private patio accessible through double doors, with comfortable seats for guests to soak up the sunset over the nearby mountains. Read More
- Crib/Child's bed
- Dining table
- Extra bed(s)
- King-size bed
- Running water
- Towels provided
Built in the 1920s, this award-winning guest lodge offers incredible views over the sparkling Trou River lagoon and surrounding tree-covered mountainside, which can be enjoyed from the large garden containing 400-year-old milkwood trees and its very own plunge pool.
Relaxation and tranquility can easily be found on one of the many shaded wooden decks, including a floating deck, or on the communal terrace where guests can sit back and watch ducks, kingfishers, dabchicks, and fish at play.
For cooler days or nights, a cozy lounge with fireplace and comfy chairs is open to all guests.
- Concierge service
- Deck or balcony
- Email/Fax service
- Patio furniture
Location + Surroundings
Situated on the world-famous Garden Route along the southernmost point of South Africa, this stunning guest lodge sits between the sweeping Trou River and the Indian Ocean. Close to Wilderness Village with its craft shops and restaurants, the lodge is surrounded by tree-covered mountains, calming lagoon waters, and simply breathtaking scenery.
The beach is just a few moments away on foot, or for those looking to explore more of the Garden Route, popular sights such as Knysna, Plettenberg Bay, and the unmissable Swartberg Pass are all less than an hour's drive. The nearest city of George, known for its golf courses, transport museum, and botanical gardens, is just 12 miles west. Read More
Breakfast with sparkling wine is served each morning on the beautiful terrace overlooking the lagoon, for a small extra fee.
Described as "the most romantic retreat in the Garden Route", the lodge offers a romance package including a stay in one of the lodge's most luxurious rooms, a two-course breakfast, a tandem treatment and steam room at the award-winning Views Spa nearby, a romantic meal voucher redeemable at a number of local restaurants, and a bottle of house bubbly. The romance package can be purchased for either two or three night stays.
Continuing the romantic theme, the lodge can be hired entirely for weddings, seating up to 100 guests, with accommodation for 16 to 24 guests included. Please inquire for pricing. The lodge can also offer assistance with wedding planning. Read More
- Body treatments
- Feeding animals
- Game drive
- Helicopter flight
- Horseback riding
- Jeep tours
- Skeet shooting
- Spa treatments
- Water sports
- Whale watching
- Wildlife viewing
Although glampers may be tempted to simply relax and unwind in such a beautiful setting, there is a whole host of activities to choose from near the lodge. Thrill-seekers can brave a 45-meter abseil in the Kaaimans River Gorge, try river or sea canoeing, paragliding, or zip-line canopy tours in the Tsitsikamma indigenous rainforest.
Nature lovers can take full advantage of the abundant local flora and fauna nearby with one of the world's largest bird parks, The World of Birds, the Monkeyland Sanctuary, and the Knysna Elephant Park all nearby, as well as game viewing, horse riding, whale watching, and even shark cage diving with Shark Africa!
There are numerous drives, beaches, forest walks and scenic day trips from which glampers can soak up the unique vistas of the Garden Route. In addition, golfing, market shopping, swimming, spa treatments, and restaurants are all within close proximity.
If guests would like to take home a unique memento, private appointments to visit local artist studios can be arranged.
The lodge maintains an intimate, friendly feel, so if guests would like recommendations or insider tips from where to eat to the best day trips, the staff or host will be happy to advise.
- You will receive a full refund if you cancel 24 hours or more prior to check-in.
- You will receive a full refund for the remaining nights and charged for one full nights stay if you cancel within 24 hours.
Pets are not permitted on site.