Hover above the clouds and beautiful Knysna scenery at this stunning lodge

Situated above the Garden Route town of Knysna, Alkira Lodge is in the ideal position to appreciate plentiful birdlife, endangered butterflies, stunning fynbos, and some elusive antelope species. By combining wood and stone elements with other natural textures, a modern design blends well into the surroundings with large windows that allow guests to appreciate the incredible views. Spend time in the library and TV room or the slow lounge — a versatile space that opens up to an internal courtyard. Get a drink at the bar or visit the cellar to select a delectable South African wine. Then, choose the perfect spot to relax in, like the infinity pool, the hot tub jacuzzi, or a sofa next to the fireplace.

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Best time to go to Garden Route

The best time to visit this region is in the warmer months of September to April. The Garden Route is rainy throughout the year and is a popular summer destination that can get busy over the Christmas holidays. You will soon understand why, as you feel the warm rays while kloofing, abseiling and paragliding or simply taking a dip in the azure Indian Ocean. The months of May to August are colder but will provide opportunities for whale watching (peaking in September) with more windless days to enjoy.


Luxury Suite Ocean

This luxury suite comes with a king-sized bed or twin beds and a bathroom with a large walk-in shower, bathtub, and an outside shower. Look forward to sweeping views of the beach, ocean, and mountains with inside and outside lounge areas and an indoor fireplace.

Luxury Suite Fynbos

This luxury suite comes with a king-sized bed or twin beds. A patio delivers distinct views of the fynbos landscape and the distant ocean, and at night, the town’s twinkling lights.

Deluxe Rooms Earth & Sky

The Deluxe Rooms feature a contemporary style, including a king-sized bed or twin beds with a spacious bathroom featuring a large walk-in shower. A private patio with seating provides fynbos views that stretch toward the distant ocean.

Lakeview Private Apartment (sleeps 4)

The private and stylishly decorated Lakeview Apartment accommodates 4 people, but the 2 Lakeview Rooms can also be booked individually. The bedrooms have king-sized beds or twin beds and an ensuite bathroom with a walk-in shower. A private patio overlooks the waters, and inside there is a shared lounge area, well-equipped kitchenette, and dining area.

Lakeview Rooms

Each of the 2 bedrooms owns a king-sized bed or twin beds, an ensuite bathroom with a walk-in shower, and a private patio overlooking the waters. The one room has ocean, mountains, and lake views, while the other room overlooks the lake, mountains, and the nighttime lights of the town below.

Shufflers Private Villa @Alkira sleeps 6

The 3-bedroom Shufflers Villa has a modern style with a lounge, a dining area, and a well-equipped kitchen. Privacy can be found in the gardens, pool, and hot tub, as well as private patios for each room. Each bedroom has a queen-sized bed and ensuite bathroom with a walk-in shower.

Alkira Lodge Exclusive 6 Rooms

Get exclusive use of Alkira Lodge for the perfect getaway with 6 stylish ensuite bedrooms together with lounges, bars, patios, a pizza oven, barbeque options, a fire pit, a pool, a hot tub, and extensive gardens. Guests can choose king-sized or twin beds and request a variety of dining options from the chefs and in-house team.

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