Tsala Treetop Lodge

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Why we like it

  • A unique hideaway in the trees
  • Stay in beautiful treehouses complete with private plunge pool
  • Located in the heart of the Garden Route between Plettenberg Bay and Knysna
  • Dine at Zinzi Restaurant, an African inspired menu in the idyllic forest setting
  • For families with children aged eight or over stay in one of the two bedroomed villas –the perfect place for spending quality family time.

A&K Top Tip

Visit the Wine Cellar to select your perfect bottle of wine to enjoy sat on your private deck in the trees.

Guest Testimonial

Joanne Swinton took great care in proposing a trip tailored exactly to our requirements, accompanied by great customer focus.

- FJ, Perthshire

Tsala Treetop Lodge is ideally placed to explore the wonders of the marine world, though it has to be said that guests here find it hard to tear themselves away from the comfort of their suites, set high up in the trees. Ideally located to explore the beaches at Plettenberg Bay and the coastal town of Knysna

Above the forest floor, the ten exclusive and private suites of Tsala Treetop Lodge are linked by meandering wooden walkways and share the lofty canopy of Tsitsikamma's primal forest in a symphony of wood, glass and water. Each suite has a private infinity pool, airy wooden decks and lavishly appointed bathrooms as well as outside showers. There are six two bedroomed villas with a large fireplace and sweeping views of the canopy below a true treetop haven

In the evening, the intimate sitting rooms and library, stocked with collectable books on natural history and tales from the past, form tranquil and atmospheric havens of quiet. Dine on open wooden platforms amongst the encompassing trees, or in the acclaimed dining room where carefully prepared and exquisitely presented dishes of both local and faraway flavour combines the tastes of Europe with the traditions of Africa.

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Best time to be there

October to May is the best time to visit the Cape. Game viewing is better during the drier months of April to September. The wildflower season is generally from mid August to mid September. The whale watching season runs from June to November.

Fly to

Cape Town/Johannesburg

flying time

11 hours 30 minutes/10 hours 30 minutes non-stop

time difference

GMT +2 hours


Not required for UK passport holders

Health Requirements

Yellow fever certificate if arriving or in transit for more than 12 hours from an endemic area.

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