A time to wrap up the day. Allow your experiences to settle in the soul. Choose your favorite tipple from the bar. Join fellow guests or find a private spot. Depending on the time of year the sun slips behind the mountains in the winter or into the ocean in the summer months. Either way the light changes, the moon rises and the stars come out to play. Breathe. Feel alive.
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.
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.
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
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 !
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!
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!
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
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.
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.