Thunzi Bush Lodge is located in the tranquil sanctuary of coastal forest and African bush and offers country style B&B, as well as self-catering accommodation 30km from the centre of Port Elizabeth, at the start of the Garden Route. The lodge caters mainly for the traveller who enjoys a tranquil setting, forest and beach walks. Walking trails around the lodge provide access to the dense indigenous coastal forest where many bird species and animals including bushbuck, blue duiker and monkeys can be spotted. Charming wooden chalets with private decks merge luxury, supreme style, spaciousness and comfort for the enthusiastic nature lover. Relax at our award winning swimming pool, experience our friendly staff, tasty cuisine and many interesting activities.
Thunzi Bush Lodge offers country lodge accommodation and the ultimate in exclusivity. We have only four chalets to 44 hectares of indigenous surroundings. Let your soul revitalise to the peaceful sounds of the African bush in the quiet privacy of one of our luxury log chalets, each with its own balcony and spectacular view of the forest. There is a choice accommodation on either a self-catering option, B&B basis or dinner, bed and breakfast. All chalets are equipped with DSTV Select LCD Flat screen televisions.
Turaco Family Suite:
An exquisitely furnished two bedroom (double and twin) family chalet comprising of full bathroom (oval bath and separate shower) with heated towel rail, lounge with tea/coffee amenities with biscuits, a stocked mini bar and private balcony leading from master bedroom and lounge which offers breathtaking views of the indigenous forest and wetlands.
Added extras for your convenience include waffle weaved dressing gowns, DSTV Select, remote controlled ceiling fans, complimentary fruit bowl (peak season only), Lindt chocolates, heating, hair dryer and laundry facilities.
Luxury Heron and Narina Chalets (Perfect for the romantic couple):
A luxuriously furnished one bedroom cabin comprising of a full en-suite bathroom (oval bath and a separate shower) with a heated towel rail, tea/coffee amenities with biscuits, DSTV Select, a stocked mini bar, waffle weaved dressing gowns, remote controlled ceiling fans, complimentary fruit bowl (peak season only), Lindt chocolates, heating, hair dryer and laundry facilities. French doors open from bedroom onto private balcony with spectacular views of the indigenous forest and wetlands.
The Hornbill Self-Catering Chalet:
A comfortably furnished two bedroom (double and twin) family self-catering chalet comprising of a full bathroom (bath and separate shower), lounge and dining area with open plan full kitchen. The private balcony leads from the lounge which offers breathtaking views of the indigenous forest and wetlands. A highlight for this chalet is its own private boma area situated in the indigenous forest where family and friends can sit around a cozy fire and enjoy their drinks while having a braai (barbeque).
Added extras for your convenience include DSTV Select, air-conditioning, waffle weaved dressing gowns, ceiling fans, tea/coffee amenities with biscuits, Lindt chocolates, heating, hair dryer, daily housekeeping service and laundry facilities.
A hearty South African breakfast is served accompanied by a variety of wholesome cereals, local creamy yoghurt and various flavours of filter coffee. Traditional South African cuisine prepared and served by Betty, our in-house Xhosa cook, offers sumptuous dinners that are lovingly planned and prepared. We do our best to source the freshest ingredients as well as organic vegetables and meat which are grown in the countryside.