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Tsala Treetop Lodge
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.
Visit the Wine Cellar to select your perfect bottle of wine to enjoy sat on your private deck in the trees.
Joanne Swinton's detailed knowledge of South Africa has been invaluable and her enthusiasm to respond to our needs is greatly appreciated.
- FJ, Perthshire
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.
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.
11 hours 30 minutes/10 hours 30 minutes non-stop
GMT +2 hours
Not required for UK passport holders
Yellow fever certificate if arriving or in transit for more than 12 hours from an endemic area.
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