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Tsala Treetop Lodge

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Set amidst the treetops of an age-old indigenous forest, Tsala is a lavish celebration of the spirit of Africa. Irresistible to those who appreciate exclusivity, fine fare, romance and adventure. With beautiful private suites and villas, breathtaking views and forest seclusion, unique architectural design and excellent personal service, it is a fantastic get-away destination.
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Plettenberg Airport7 km
George Airport79 km
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tsala was everything we expected and more. The luxury suite was absolutely perfect as the setting could not be bettered with the magnificent view and great attention to detail. We could not fault the team at Tsala as they consistently exceeded our expectations from the...More

Thank MacGuinness
Response from TsalaTreetopLodge, General Manager at Tsala Treetop LodgeResponded 1 week ago

We are so glad that your stay with us was a special one! We hope that you will be back for more Tsala magic!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is so much to do in Plettenberg, returning to Tsala Treetop Lodge after outings all day is an amazing way to luxuriate in your experiences. The facility is elegant, yet fits in with the natural beauty of its surroundings. The staff are knowledgeable and...More

1  Thank Michelle P
Response from TsalaTreetopLodge, General Manager at Tsala Treetop LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Michelle P for your review. We look forward to your next visit with us at Tsala.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are visiting Plett, Tsala is an incredible place to stay while you're there. The treetop concept is great - every villa is secluded and you really do feel perched in the trees. Assuming they are all like ours, the rooms are superb -...More

1  Thank tjjc87
Response from TsalaTreetopLodge, General Manager at Tsala Treetop LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks very much for staying with us at Tsala and for sharing your experiences. We are always delighted when guests are able to experience all the magic that Tsala has to offer.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for two nights as part of our honeymoon. This place is absolutely stunning. Anyone who stays here and doesn’t give it 5 stars must have stayed at some places that are incredible. Service was absolutely exemplary throughout. Friendly and efficient. Great people who seem...More

1  Thank sfergus1979
Response from TsalaTreetopLodge, General Manager at Tsala Treetop LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so glad that we could be part of your honeymoon stay in South Africa and are delighted that it was a special time. Look forward to having you back for an anniversary!

Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

A warm welcome on a wet day, fires immediately lit, and a welcome coffee. This is one luxurious place, where you are made to feel special. I was celebrating a birthday and was treated to a bottle of bubbly, and a cake. We ate at...More

Thank Garlander
Response from TsalaTreetopLodge, General Manager at Tsala Treetop LodgeResponded November 2, 2018

It was our pleasure to be able to celebrate your birthday with you! We hope that we will be able to be part of some of the future ones again.

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October 8, 2018|
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Response from TsalaTreetopLodge | Property representative |
The lodge does have stairs at different places so it is not wheelchair friendly, but we do have access to some rooms where there are less stairs than others. The main building is only accessible via stairs but we have had... More
October 8, 2018|
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Response from Helen N | Reviewed this property |
It depends where you are staying. Access from the treehouses to the main reception area is via a wooden walkway. However, the staff are so accommodating that I’m sure they would do everything to help
March 30, 2018|
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Response from TsalaTreetopLodge | Property representative |
Dear Justin Unfortunately our pools are not heated for environmental reasons - the electricity it would take to heat them is not sustainable for us on our current power grid and due to the trees and position of sun during... More
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"The vervet monkeys may visit you on the walkways, and you will hopefully get to see the mums with their..."
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"We stayed in Villa 9, which was beautiful and convenient to Zinzi and Tsala Restaurants."
Sep. 22, 2018
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"Every bit of Tsala is amazing"
Aug. 14, 2018
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"All are fabulous!"
Jan. 22, 2018
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US$677 - US$980 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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