Alkira lies in the heart of the Garden Route aptly named for the stunning mountains covered in ancient forests, rivers, lakes, pristine white sandy beaches, and unique Fynbos - the smallest floristic region with the highest number of different types of plants of any floral kingdom in the world.
This is the only floral kingdom found entirely in one country only and is protected as part of our UNESCO World Heritage.
Take a walk on one of our many local trails and explore this unique plant world, our beaches, lakes and forests.
What a wonderful weekend away spent at Alkira Lodge! The decor is beautiful and creates the perfect balance between elegance and comfort. If you can tear yourself away from the... read more amazing views and leave the lodge (believe me, it’s a hard thing to do) there are a range of hiking trails available nearby. Plus with Brenton beach being so close a lovely beach walk is also an option. A wonderfully active weekend exploring Knysna with plenty of time spent recovering in the sun loungers overlooking the Knysna lagoon. And watching the sunset in the jacuzzi too of course (a must do - so idyllic). Can definitely recommend Alkira Lodge!
We had the most magical stay at Alkira Lodge. A beautifully laid out villa in an exquisite setting. 360 degree views. Open and comfortable spaces with ample areas for private... read more reflection. Fantastic management. It was very hard to leave. Barefoot luxury at its absolute best!
Nothing can prepare you for the stunning 360 degree views from this truly unique and amazingly tranquil property situated in a very natural, unspoilt setting. You can sit and... read more look at the lagoon, the ocean and the surrounding countryside all day long and there are so many areas to choose from where to sit depending on the time of day and the wind direction. Every single last detail has been meticulously thought out from the luxurious bedrooms with beautfiul bathrooms, comfortable chairs and sun beds to lounge around on to the refreshing swimming pool and well positioned hot tub. There are so many activities to enjoy in Brenton and Knysna and each day started for my family with wake-boarding on the lagoon followed by a delicious champagne breakfast back at the Lodge. We were so well looked after and can't wait to visit again. It was a most memorable holiday
We had another memorable stay at Alikra Lodge, it is truly a magnificent place to stay. With luxurious accommodation, incredible 360 degree views and great hospitality. It is an absolute... read more must for visitors to Knysna. More
My experience of Alkira lodge has been one of warmth, relaxed sophistication and absolute attention to detail. The setting and location of the property is unrivaled and offers privacy, luxury... read more and discreet service. The decor, food and comfort are exceptional and I would recommend the lodge to families, business groups, couples and those wanting to celebrate or host an event.
Sam and her team are exceptional hosts. More
We stayed 4 nights and definitely want to go again sometime in the near future. We had the romantic ocean view suite and it was breathtaking. All the... read more details were well thought through with the comfort of the guest in mind and the views and design were magnificent. The staff and hosts are very professional and friendly. It feels more like visiting close friends than staying in a guest lodge. Breakfast and dinner were wonderful and they were very accommodating with me being a vegetarian.
From the jaw dropping views, to the luxury accommodation, to the mouth watering food...Alkira Lodge is an absolute must. You will feel as if you have landed in some special... read more paradise. Sam looked after us so well and saw to all of our comforts.
Alkira Lodge has got to be one of the most out of the ordinary experiences one can have. From the moment you arrive until you are "forced" to... read more leave the views from almost every room and entertainment areas are constantly changing. The swimming pool deck and jacuzzi are overlooking the entire town of Knysna and the sunrises and sunsets are breathtaking. The attention to detail makes the lodge a self catering paradise. The bedrooms are exceptional, comfortable beds and even outdoor showers. We even stayed an extra night because it was so hard too leave. A great place to relax and unwind with your family, group of friends or just a romantic getaway. If you are looking for someplace really special, this is it.
We had another memorable stay at Alikra Lodge, it is truly a magnificent place to stay. With luxurious accommodation, incredible 360 degree views and great hospitality. It is an absolute... read more must for visitors to Knysna.