Lekkerwater Beach Lodge is located in De Hoop Nature Reserve, an exclusive coastal reserve near the tip of Africa and about half way along the Garden Route. This pristine reserve showcases a combination of fynbos and beach, sand dunes and wetlands, all framed by the Potberg Mountains and the Indian Ocean. Lekkerwater Beach lodge is the ultimate barefoot luxury destination, and here’s why…
Journey through time in one of the most historic and scenically beautiful locations on the African Continent. Learn about the marine life, fynbos and pristine environment of the unusual reserve. Eat dinner on the beach with the sand between your toes and the region’s finest wines on the table. There certainly aren’t many places to enjoy this in South Africa. Experience some of the world’s best land-based whale watching straight from your bedroom. Enjoy staying in a cosy and intimate lodge. Here, you will arrive as strangers and depart as friends.
The main area has wonderful views of the fynbos, beach and ocean, and guests will be able to watch whales and dolphins from the outdoor deck or the swimming pool. Indoors, there are family-style dining tables, a large interactive kitchen and plenty of sofas to cosy up in.
The lodge has 7 rooms (6 twin/double and 1 family suite) positioned on a stretch of pristine beach. Each has a unique view of the Indian Ocean through foor-to-ceiling glass windows, a deck, woodburning stove and an ensuite bathroom.
Due to its extraordinary beauty and seclusion, The experience today builds on the area’s natural beauty and the fabulous 6km beach that dominates the scenery. Lekkerwater is at the heart of De Hoop bay which enjoys some of the highest concentration of whales anywhere on earth. During the 2018 whale season (July to November) De Hoop hosted over 1100 individual whales and there are usually upwards of 20 whales in view directly in front of Lekkerwater Beach Lodge at any one time -and the dolphins are here all year.