Erika Mercado

Tsala Treetop-lodge

the Western Cape

by: Erika Mercado

  • Why

    Holidays

  • When

    January 2015

  • Who

    Me and my hubby.

Highs + Lows

  • Sleeping in a lush forest garden lodge.

  • Service, service, service!

  • Delicious morning spreads.

  • Close to the beach (Plettenberg) and the vineyards.

  • You need a car.

: 48/50
  • Design

  • Website

  • Life Changing

  • Environmental Consciousness

  • Overall Value

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Stealable Stuff

  • Refer a Friend

Important Bits

  • Type

    Luxury Boutique Hotel

  • Vibe

    Luxurious lodge with a tranquil setting.

  • Location

    Situated between South Africa's coastal towns of Knysna and Plettenberg Bay in the Western Cape region.

  • Rooms

    6 two bedroom villas.

  • Music

    Just the sound of the forest.

  • Year Opened

    2000

  • Designed By

    Hunters Hotels

  • Pool/Gym

    Your own private pool.

  • Restaurant

    Two restaurants on the property; Zinzi restaurant is top notch! The staff, food, wine and ambience were excellent.

  • Bar

    Tsala Bar for a pre-dinner beverage.

  • Minibar

    All the right key items and then some.

  • Wifi

    Free WiFi.

  • Children

    Leave the kiddies at home.

  • Price

    Expensive luxury, worth every dollar.

Must Dos

Must Haves

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