Lairds Lodge is a country house set on a 24-acre estate, offering mountain views, wide open spaces and a secluded swimming pool, perfectly positioned between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay, to explore the Garden Route from Knysna to the Tsitsikamma forest. This gracious Cape Dutch style homestead is surrounded by manicured gardens and lawns with plenty of indigenous fynbos, wide open spaces and distant mountain views. With 16 high-ceilinged, elegant rooms spread around the property, Lairds Lodge maintains an air of tranquility and relaxation. All rooms are en-suite, air-conditioned, have private terraces, sumptuous furnishings, percale linen and quality toiletries. Luxury rooms are the largest and include heated towel rails and mini bars.
The main house keeps tradition alive with its reed ceiling in the 32-seater restaurant where a gourmet, four course dinner is served every evening. There is a rustic six-seater wine cellar, various attractive covered terraces, three elegant lounges all with fireplaces and a stylish breakfast courtyard. At night, courtyards and verandahs with blazing braziers and the intimate cognac lounge create a truly South African experience. And tucked away behind a little white wall is a peaceful swimming pool with comfortable sun lounges and shady umbrellas. Reception offers a complimentary Wi-Fi area. Lairds Lodge is surrounded by the adventure wonderland of the Garden Route. This includes close encounters with whales and dolphins or walking with and feeding the Knysna Elephants. Hiking the Robberg Marine & Nature Reserve, golfing at one of the superb courses, Monkyland, Birds of Eden, Teniqwa cheetah's or sunbathing and swimming on one of the pristine beaches.