Garden Route Lodges
Discover The Garden Route: A Nature Lover's Paradise In South Africa
The Garden Route is a spectacular stretch of coastline spanning 230 km along the southern coast of Western Cape in South Africa. Renowned for its diverse landscapes of coastal, forest, and mountainous sanctuaries, this area is a haven for both local and international visitors seeking a nature-themed holiday. With an abundance of pristine beaches and a myriad of activities to choose from, it promises a truly relaxing and captivating experience.
There are numerous attractions and destinations to explore along the Garden Route. From the enchanting Knysna Estuary and the majestic Knysna Heads to the scenic Brenton on Sea and the captivating Monkeyland, Mossel Bay, Storms River, Plettenberg Bay AND THE Langeberg mountain range; there is something for everyone. Nature enthusiasts can immerse themselves in the beauty of Nature's Valley, admire the impressive Outeniqua Yellowwood trees, and marvel at the Storms River Bridge in the Tsitsikamma Coastal Nature Reserve. For those seeking adventure, the Outeniqua Mountain Pass offers breathtaking views, while Oudtshoorn beckons with its fascinating Cango Caves and Ostrich Farms.
If you are looking for our Garden Route Game Reserve or Garden Route safari experiences "Big Five" options, please see this link: Game Reserves.
To enhance your South African safari and travel plans, our team has carefully selected a range of guest houses, lodges, and luxury accommodations along the Garden Route. Immerse yourself in the beauty of this remarkable region as you embark on an unforgettable journey.
Guesthouses And Lodges In The Garden Route
Rates from R1 510.00 per person
Escape to Belvidere Manor, a charming retreat nestled in the picturesque town of Knysna along South Africa's stunning Garden Route. Experience the comfort of self-catering cottages surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty.
Indulge in delectable dining, immerse yourself in history, and discover tranquillity within meticulously landscaped gardens—Marvel at the unrivalled views from the Manor House terrace.
Hog Hollow Country Lodge
Rates from R3 050.00 per person
Located along the renowned Garden Route, just 18km northeast of Plettenberg Bay, Hog Hollow Country Lodge offers breathtaking views of valleys and the Tsitsikamma Mountains. This enchanting lodge, nestled in a private nature reserve, is a haven for nature enthusiasts seeking tranquillity.With its proximity to Plettenberg Bay, it serves as a perfect base for exploring the Garden Route's attractions. The lodge boasts luxurious and eco-friendly suites with African-inspired designs,
ensuring comfort and relaxation.
Knysna Hollow Country Estate
Rates from R1 880.00 per person
Experience unparalleled luxury at Knysna Hollow Country Estate, a serene oasis along the Garden Route. Nestled in lush gardens, all contemporary "Garden Suites" offer spacious accommodations with modern amenities.
Enjoy breathtaking views of meticulously maintained gardens and two sparkling swimming pools from your private patio. The elegant Manor House serves as a central hub with a restaurant, bar, and more.
Rates from R1 100.00 per person
Experience the elegant charm and unparalleled luxury of Parkes Manor in Knysna. This timeless guest house combines classic allure with modern comforts, offering breathtaking views of the picturesque Knysna lagoon.
Immerse yourself in a tranquil and inviting atmosphere, where every detail has been meticulously crafted for an unforgettable stay. With easy access to the amenities and attractions of the beautiful Garden Route, indulge in a truly unparalleled experience at Parkes Manor.
Kambaku @ Sea
Rates from R1 850.00 per person
Discover the enchanting beauty of Kambaku @ Sea, a boutique Bed and breakfast nestled in the breathtaking Garden Route. Wake to panoramic views of rolling hills, majestic mountains, and tranquil estuaries. Immerse yourself in nature's gifts, from lush forests to pristine beaches.
With its unparalleled location, Kambaku @ Sea is more than just a place to stay - it's an escape to the extraordinary wonders of the Garden Route.
The Old Rectory Hotel & Spa
Rates from R2 895.00 per person
The Old Rectory Hotel & Spa in Plettenberg Bay in Garden Route offers a world of relaxation and adventure. Nestled in the heart of Plettenberg Bay, this historic boutique hotel provides an intimate and luxurious experience with 18 beautifully designed suites.
Enjoy the pristine beach, indulge in rejuvenating spa treatments, relax at a beautiful swimming pool and tantalize your taste buds with exquisite cuisine.
Simbavati Fynbos on Sea
Rates from R2 725.00 per person
Simbavati Fynbos on Sea is a serene retreat that offers both tranquillity and adventure. Nestled high on the dunes, this luxurious lodge provides nine exquisitely appointed suites with breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean and surrounding fynbos reserve.
With an array of plains game, scenic nature trails, and exciting off-road biking paths, every day brings a new adventure. Whether you seek solitude or an intimate vacation, Simbavati Fynbos on Sea is the perfect getaway.
Rates from R2 500.00 per person
Indulge in the unparalleled luxury of Kanonkop House with breathtaking views of the Knysna Lagoon. This tranquil oasis offers exclusive accommodation in 7 suites, each with its own unique charm and opulent decor.
Conveniently located just 5 minutes from Knysna, Kanonkop House combines accessibility with tranquillity. Experience warm hospitality and exceptional service as you create lasting memories in this enchanting retreat.
Rates from R1 764.00 per person
Nestled in South Africa's Garden Route, between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay, lies Lairds Lodge Country House. Set on a 24-acre estate, it offers stunning mountain views and a peaceful retreat.
Lairds Lodge is the perfect Plettenberg Bay getaway, with easy access to beaches, golf courses, nature reserves, and hiking trails. Immerse yourself in the surrounding beauty and experience the tranquillity of this exclusive lodge.
Rates from R2 000.00 per person
Experience luxury and serenity at Walkers Beach Boutique Guest House in Plettenberg Bay, South Africa. Nestled amidst pristine nature, this hidden gem offers elegant accommodations with stunning beach and sea views.
Close to renowned attractions, it's the perfect destination for an unforgettable getaway. With breathtaking surroundings, direct beach access, and exceptional hospitality, Walkers Beach promises a truly memorable stay.
Rates from R4 223.00 per person
Perched on a rugged headland in beautiful Plettenberg Bay, along South Africa's Garden Route, The Plettenberg is the ultimate seaside retreat. This five-star Small Luxury Hotels of the World property offers 35 exquisitely designed rooms and two spacious family-style villas.
Indulge in superb gastronomy with fresh seafood and fine wines while the dedicated team ensures personalised service and exceeds expectations. Immerse yourself in luxury and create cherished memories at The Plettenberg Boutique Hotel.
Rates from R2 240.00 per person
Periwinkle Lodge is a luxurious four-star lodge located on Beachy Head Drive in Plettenberg Bay. With stunning views of the Robberg Peninsula, Tsitsikamma Mountains, and the sparkling sea, guests can enjoy beautifully decorated rooms designed to reflect the surrounding natural beauty. Wake up to the sound of crashing waves and indulge in breathtaking vistas from private balconies.
Whether seeking tranquillity or adventure, Periwinkle Lodge offers an idyllic retreat with exceptional service and a commitment to sustainability. Experience luxury, tranquillity, and environmental consciousness during your stay.
Tsala Treetop Lodge
Rates from R8 925.00 per person
Escape to Tsala Treetop Lodge, a truly enchanting and immersive experience set amidst an age-old indigenous forest. This luxury Garden Route Lodge captures the essence of Africa's rich heritage with its monumental ruins and exquisite architecture.
Indulge in the exotically appointed dining room, relax in the glassed-in lounge, and admire the breathtaking views from the open decks. With meticulous attention to detail and impeccable service, Tsala Treetop Lodge invites you on a journey of luxury and discovery.
Hunter's Country House
Rates from R2 050.00 per person
Hunter's Country House on the Garden Route is a luxurious and tranquil retreat. Surrounded by vibrant gardens, it offers refined elegance, impeccable service, and warm hospitality. Guests can enjoy a variety of leisure activities, from beach exploration to safari adventures.
As a distinguished member of Relais & Chateaux and Chaine des Rotisseurs, this opulent haven ensures an unforgettable experience for discerning travellers. Discover the enchantment of Hunter's Country House, where tranquillity, elegance, and unparalleled luxury converge.
Robberg Beach Lodge
Rates from R1 740.00 per person
Experience ultimate Garden Route luxury and beachside bliss at The Robberg Beach Lodge in picturesque Plettenberg Bay. With four luxurious villas and 29 rooms and suites, this lodge offers unparalleled proximity to the pristine shoreline of Robberg Beach.
Enjoy tranquil surroundings just minutes away from vibrant coffee shops, bars, restaurants, and galleries. Indulge in 5-star luxury accommodation meticulously crafted for comfort and relaxation. The Robberg Beach Lodge is the perfect beachfront retreat.
Elephant Hide Guest Lodge
Rates from R1 885.00 per person
Elephant Hide Guest Lodge in Knysna offers a serene and splendid experience. Perched on Welbedacht Cliff Tops, it provides stunning views of Knysna Lagoon and Outeniqua mountains.
Elephant Hide's rustic elegance, created by the fusion of stone and wood, immerses guests in a tranquil ambience. With its comfortable and earthy atmosphere, this establishment is a preferred choice for clients visiting the Garden Route and Knysna.
Turbine Hotel and Spa
Rates from R2 500.00 per person
The old Knysna Power Station has undergone a remarkable transformation from a wood-fired turbine power station to a luxurious and captivating destination. Situated on Thesen Island, it has become a landmark with its retro charm and five-star elegance.
The Turbine Hotel and Spa offers a serene atmosphere, delightful dining experiences, and a tribute to its past while preserving its original essence.
St. James of Knysna
Rates from R2 850.00 per person
Experience luxury and charm at The St. James of Knysna, a five-star country house retreat. Indulge in delightful bed and breakfast accommodations, relax in the stunning guest lounge, and explore the expansive gardens. Situated on the picturesque banks of the Knysna Lagoon, this magnificent establishment offers true luxury and a convenient location near the town centre and vibrant waterfront.
Don't miss the unforgettable private pontoon barge cruise and the opportunity to discover the beauty of the Garden Route National Park.