For guests who take exclusive use of Alkira Lodge or Shufflers Villa (ie they book the accommodation for their private use) children of all ages are welcome. This is on acceptance of risk and acknowledgement that the pool and jacuzzi are exposed and some balconies have steep drop-offs.
The Lodge has a policy of no children under the age of 12 if guests are not taking exclusive use.
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.
A touch of heaven, perched atop Knysna
Alkira Lodge is the perfect spot for a romantic or family getaway. It has spectacular scenery, taking in sea views at Brenton and... read more the lagoon of Knysna. The accommodation is luxuriously appointed, catering to your every need. Modern and stylish interiors make for a relaxing stay, and on a perfect summer's day enjoy the rim flow pool whilst sipping a cocktail. We had such an enjoyable and welcoming stay at Alkira, it was heaven! Thank you Sam and the Alkira team, we will be back.
This place is not only stunning but incredibly welcoming and relaxed. Sam hosted us so well and we loved every second of it! We needed some time to get away... read more and be refreshed and the view along with the hospitality did just that.
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.
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.
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.
Probably one of the most special places Knysna has to offer. We had a birthday lunch and an overnight stay that was straight out of heaven!
Food totally delicious... read more and well the rooms and the views are breathtaking !!!
We can't wait to go back !
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!
Alkira probably rates among the best locations in the entire greater area of Knysna. It has absolutely stunning mountain, sea and lagoon views, incredible finishes and is extremely well equipped.... read more But what stuck me the most was the host, Samantha, friendly and well organized and lovely attention to detail. The staff Primrose and James were lovely too. Absolutely recommend this to anyone, from couples, to small or larger groups or even solo getaways.
Thank you Alkira Lodge for providing the perfect venue for my husbands 60th birthday party. The views are out of this world as was the food, service and atmosphere.... read more Nobody wanted to leave!
We will be back!