Plettenberg Bay

Tsala Treetop Lodge


'Ultimate in luxury tree house accommodation'

The Tsala Treetop lodge is a truly unique modern structure that rises out of the ruins of a mystical ancient civilization. The Lodge is located in a popular area along the coast of the Garden Route. It is set slightly back from the coast in a magnificent valley full of lush indigenous trees. The Tsala Lodge offers an intimate and unforgettable experience with exceptional hospitality and service and a unique style of South African accommodation.

The main lodge offers the perfect place for you to return to at the end of the day. It has a magnificent foyer and a cosy lounge as well as a spacious open deck where you can dine. Other features include a library, a fully stocked wine cellar, business facilities as well as a host of activities including whale watching.


Prepare yourselves for a delicious gourmet experience at the Tsala Treetop Lodge. The food is so sumptuous that you won’t want to go anywhere else. The executive chef serves a delicious menu of home cooked specialities of local and international origin.

Zinzi Restaurant

With distinctive international flavours and a stunning forest setting, the award winning Zinzi Restaurant is perfect for a casual lunch or dinner. Taking inspiration from Africa and beyond the chefs create a beautifully prepared a la carte style menu. Located just minutes from both Hunters Country House and Tsala Treetops Lodge, and all children are welcome.

Sage Restaurant at Hunter’s

Enjoy refined country style dining, offering an Anglo French inspired a la carte dinner menu by candle light. Perfect for that special occasion or celebration.

Regret no children under the age of 10 years. 

Property Facilities:

  • 24-hour Security
  • Bar
  • Chapel
  • Internet Access (Complimentary)
  • Laundry Service (Available)
  • Library
  • Malaria Free
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Secure Parking

Activities On Site & Nearby:

  • Bird Watching
  • Boules
  • Massages
  • Adrenaline Activities
  • Animal Encounters
  • Child Friendly Activities
  • Horse Riding
  • Cultural Tours
  • Mountain Biking
  • Tree-top Canopy Tours
  • Golf


Ideally situated between the coastal towns of Knysna and Plettenberg Bay in the Western Cape, Tsala is a wonderful location from which to explore the beautiful Garden Route or just to spend time relaxing at the peaceful lodge. 

Located 10kms from Plettenberg Bay, or a 15 minute drive, and 20kms from Knysna – this is approximately 20 minutes by car.
From George Airport it is approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes, from Port Elizabeth Airport a 2.5 hour drive and from Cape Town a 5.5 hour drive.