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Villa - Alkira Lodge (Private Villa)

Alkira Lodge, a space to be uplifted, intrigued, supported and calm. Places and spaces to be together with friends or to linger quietly. Sophisticated, understated interiors that connect with the outside during the day and provide cozy spots to put up your feet when the views recede into the night. Uniquely situated in a private fynbos nature reserve overlooking Knysna on the slopes of the Western Head. Surrounded by sky, mountains, waters of the ocean, rivers and lakes, fresh air, and endless horizons. Offering guests privacy, nature and nurturing for the soul.

Chef Robyn and her team will provide for your every need from fine dining to themed meals, bbq’s, pizzas and picnics. The housekeeping team keep things tidy in the most discrete manner and management is happy to arrange daily activities along with transfers. Children welcome under adult supervision

Rates: From R48 000/night inclusive of breakfast, private chef and daily housekeeping. Sleeps 12 (maximum13)
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Indoor Living areas

The perfect exclusive getaway with space, privacy, fresh air and views galore. Relaxed luxury with every thoughtful detail taken care of. Options for guests of all ages and interests; with beautiful bedrooms, TV rooms, library, lounges (inside and out), work station, bar, patios, chef’s kitchen, pizza oven, bbq options (inside and out), fire pit, pool, Jacuzzi hot tub and extensive gardens.

Alkira is your home during your unforgettable stay.
Every space is perfectly equipped for the task allowing you to eat, sleep, cook, braai work, watch TV, gather at the bar or curl up on a couch – always connected to the magnificent outdoors.
Whether you are catching up on a year of conversation, playing with your children or seeking a moment of solitude…you are sure to find a space perfect for you.

Help yourself to a drink from the bar or visit our cellar to choose a delicious South African wine. Settle in to watch the sun slip into the ocean or curl up on a sofa fireside; find your place to sip your favorite drink and reconnect with your special people. The library provides a quiet space to find a new read, to curl up on a couch, or to get your TV fix. For those who need to connect to the working world the Slow Lounge is a versatile space complete with wifi and fresh air as large picture windows open to the internal courtyard. Choose your view and settle in at any of the many large family tables for conversation, board games and dining. Our fully equipped kitchen is a delight for enthusiastic cooks. Or take a break, and ask Chef Robyn to prepare a menu for you.

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Outdoor Living Areas

The word Alkira is from the indigenous word meaning “sky” – from the getgo Alkira is about connecting to the natural beauty that surrounds us!

Sweeping views across the rolling hills of unique fynbos to the mountains and forests, the Knysna lakes and rivers, the whale sanctuary, endangered butterfly sanctuary, pristine white sand beaches and the endless horizon beyond.Take a front-row seat and enjoy Nature’s drama as it unfolds from sunrise to sunset and into the starry night.

Patios and terraces and various lounge areas allow you to choose a spot in the shade or to work on your tan. The pool and Jacuzzi decks are perched at the edge of nature and the perfume of the surrounding fynbos. This is a place to languish in the African sunshine, relax in the Jacuzzi hot tub or cool off in the pool overlooking the views. Braais (bbq) and a woodfired pizza oven allow cooking to take place outdoors with dining at big family tables overlooking the twinkling lights of Knysna. The flat grass garden area beckons for a round of your sport of choice or a round of croquet (we have set for you to use).

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All bedrooms are en suite and have a private patio. They are individually decorated with modern, clean lines and sumptuous soft furnishings. The luxuriously comfortable interiors complement the unique natural setting and connect harmoniously with the outside world and the views from each room.

The Suites (2)
Vaulted wooden ceilings and high windows allow light and sunlight to flood these rooms
The en-suite bathrooms include a couples spa bath (1 with spa bath jets), walk in shower, outdoor garden shower and separate toilet.
King beds with a lounge area and a wood-burning fireplace.

Deluxe Rooms (2)
Contemporary, comfortable styling. High wooden ceilings with light flooding through vaulted windows.
Glass doors slide away to a private patio in the Fynbos gardens and a glimpse of the Indian Ocean beyond.
En suite bathrooms include walk in shower (1 room also has a couples bath) and a separate toilet.

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Apartment (2 rooms)

Both rooms have an en suite bathroom with walk in shower, basin, toilet and views to the lagoon. Glass doors slide away to connect to a private patio and garden with wonderful views to the ocean, mountains and the lake below.

These 2 rooms are privately situated on the lower ground level and share a lounge with large flat screen smart TV, well equipped kitchenette and inside and outside dining area. They connect to the rest of the lodge via internal or external stairs.

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Food at Alkira

Our team led by talented executive Chef Robyn Steyn, are happy to cook for you.

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Room Facilities
  • 6 Bedrooms all with private patio and all en suite and option for king or twin bed
  • All bathrooms include walk in shower and toilet
  • 2 Bathrooms include walk in inside and outside showers
  • 3 Bathrooms include couples bath (one with spa jets)
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Clothes Wardrobe
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • 2 Bedrooms with lounge area, fireplace and patio with loungers
  • Fan
  • Under-carpet heating
  • Heated blankets
  • Heated towel rails
  • Bathrobe + Slippers
  • Tea + coffee facilities
  • Wi-Fi and back up power
House Facilities
  • Sleeps 12 (maximum13)
  • Breakfast included
  • Private Chef for additional meals
  • Fully equipped kitchen and gas hob
  • Separate pantry, scullery and laundry
  • Indoor and outdoor braai and pizza oven
  • Indoor and outdoor lounge and dining areas
  • Slow Lounge or small conference facility/work station
  • Sunset Lounge and Bar with woodburning fireplace
  • Library and TV Lounge
  • Sun decks equipped with sun loungers
  • Jacuzzi hot tub with water and mountain views
  • Infinity Pool (11 metres)
  • 3 Smart TVs with full DSTV
  • Hot drinks - coffee machine and tea selection
  • Solar and back up power inverters
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Onsite parking
  • Helicopter landing
  • Daily housekeeping
Optional Extras
  • Additional chef's services - Enquire for our full board rate inclusive of drinks
  • Spa and beauty treatments
  • Laundry services
  • Private group: boating, sailing, hiking, biking, and various other activities
  • Bicycles
  • Wine Cellar showcasing owners favourite South African wines
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