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.
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 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
I needed a tranquil quiet, feel good place with a VIEW, after a very very very sad year, and could not end up at a better place, and the hoste... read more is as good, passionate, friendly and warm hearted. Will definitely go again
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.
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.
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 !
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.
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.