South African Hotels

Trogon House and Forest Spa

Address
Plettenberg Bay
Garden Route
Western Cape
South Africa
Rating
Hotel Type
Spa, Leisure
R1160.00SINGLE RATE
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The stunning Trogon House and Forest Spa is in untouched indigenous forests, halfway between the Keurbooms river and Nature's Valley, the most scenic and unspoiled stretch of the Garden Route in South Africa.

Guests are invited to relax in exquisite luxury suspended in the treetops of their private indigenous forest reserve stretching untamed to the Tsitsikamma mountains and beyond. The main lodge provides expansive reception areas and two bedroom suites, which are linked by elevated walkways to two private forest suites, continuing to a private spa & treatment center.

Accommodation

This luxurious hotel offers various room types for guests to choose from during their stay at this tranquil nature paradise.

Room types:

  •  2 x Master Suites
  •  4 x Deluxe Double Rooms
  •  1 x Twin room at Malabar Lodge (to be used in combination with Master Suite for family bookings, Deluxe room rate applies for children/adults)

Malabar Lodge (maximum eight guests):

  •  1 Master bedroom (king size bed) with en-suite bathroom, bath & shower
  •  1 Twin bedroom (2 three quarter beds) - used as an additional room for exclusive bookings only
  •  2 Double Deluxe rooms (king size beds) with en-suite bathroom and shower with private balconies
  •  Underfloor heating
  •  Satellite television with flat screen
  •  Telephone
  •  Tea/Coffee making facilities
  •  Hair dryers & shaving plug facility
  •  Bathrobes & slippers

Tomba Lodge (maximum six guests):

  •  1 x Master suite with en-suite bathroom and bath & shower (2 children can be accommodated with their parents)
  •  1 x Double Deluxe Room (king size bed) with en-suite bathroom, Shower
  •  1 x Double Deluxe Room (king size bed) with en-suite bathroom, Bath & Shower
  •  Underfloor heating
  •  Satellite television with flat screen
  •  Telephone
  •  Tea/Coffee making facilities
  •  Hair dryers & shaving plug facility
  •  Bathrobes & slippers

Dining

Breakfast is included in the room rate for guests and is available as per guests' requests. On request, the personal chef prepares lunches & evening meals:

  •  à la carte options for a daily changing menu
  •  The dining event of your choice
  •  Entrée platters
  •  Picnic baskets

The Forest Health & Beauty Spa

The use of the spa area, sauna, and Jacuzzi is free of charge for the guests staying here. The Lodge provides, amongst others, the following spa treatments at an additional cost:

  •  Salt Scrub with Essential Oils
  •  Swedish Massage
  •  Deep Tissue Massage
  •  Manual Lymph Drainage
  •  Hot Stone Therapy
  •  Aroma Therapy
  •  Shiatsu

Below detailed information about the Trogon House and Forest Spa is available.
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  • En-suite / private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Mini bar
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Underfloor Heating

Restaurants

Dining at the Trogon House

The Restaurant and Bar at the Trogon House in Plettenberg Bay are situated in the main lodge with a beautiful view onto the swimming pool.  During winter, guests may enjoy a coffee and cuddle up on the couch in front of the fireplace. In the summertime, guests may enjoy a freshly made fruit cocktail under the umbrella on the swimming pool deck.

The Trogon House chooses the freshest ingredients, and the chefs prepare the most delicious meals to satisfy even the finest palate. From a fresh crispy green salad with cashew nuts and strawberries to Fillet Al Anglaise.

The Spa

The exclusive Forest Spa is ideal for privacy and can be booked by couples wishing for a bit of a romantic indulgence.  The perfect setting for a relaxed spa treatment is provided by the crackling of a wood fire, the natural echo of the lush forest, and the calming glow of the candles. The Jacuzzi and sauna are also in the wellness center for guests to enjoy.  Various health and beauty spa treatments are available, which require being pre-booked.

Nearby activities & attractions
  • Natures Valley
  • Elephant Sanctuary
  • Monkeyland
  • Birds of Eden
  • Bloukrans Bridge
  • Storms River
Walking

The luxurious Trogon House & Forest Spa nestles in the untouched indigenous forest, between Keurbooms river and Natures Valley, the most scenic and unspoiled stretch of the Garden Route.

The lodge embraces the forest with glass walls and roofs, creating an accurate "in the forest" experience.  Guests staying at the Trogon House may enjoy relaxing walks through this magnificent nature reserve which where an abundance of birdlife can be observed.

Spa treatments

The exclusive Forest Spa is ideal for privacy and can be booked by couples wishing for a bit of a romantic indulgence.  The perfect setting for a patient spa treatment is provided by the crackling of a wood fire, the natural echo of the lush forest, and the calming glow of the candles. The Jacuzzi and sauna are also in the wellness center for guests to enjoy.  Various health and beauty spa treatments are available, which require being pre-booked.

Swimming

Both the Malabar and the Tomba Lodge at the Trogon House & Forest Spa in Plettenberg Bay feature private swimming pools.  From the sundecks, guests may enjoy magnificent views of the forest and Tsitsikamma mountains.

  • Bar
  • Boma
  • Jacuzzi
  • Jogging trail
  • Lounge
  • Nearby golf course
  • Outdoor patio
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Steam room
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool
  • Terrace
  • Wellness centre

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • Airport transfers
  • Concierge services
  • Housekeeping service
  • Luggage storage
  • Massage treatments
  • Tours & Transfers on Request
  • Wellness & Beauty treatments
Children Policy
  • Children are welcome at the Trogon House, but children under 8 are not allowed due to the elevated structure of lodges. Children under 12 years of age are charged an additional amount per night in their deluxe double room all year through. Only the master suite can accommodate an extra single bed for a child sharing the same room. Children 2 and under stay free of charge. Children 12 years and over, adult rates apply.

Available Rooms

Deluxe Forest Suite 3

# Rooms:
4

The accommodation at the Trogon House & Forest Spa in Plettenberg Bay, South Africa, is located in the two lodges, namely in the Malabar and the Tomba Lodge.  The Trogon House features a total of four Deluxe Rooms with shower or bath and 1 Twin Room.

The four Deluxe Double Rooms are private thatch and glass forest suites with mini bar, tea & coffee making facilities and DSTV.  Three of these luxurious suites feature king sized beds with glass showers. One Deluxe Suite provides two ¾ beds with bath.  The private forest decks at each Deluxe Suite are a lovely place from where to enjoy the tranquility and nature.

Deluxe Room amenities and services:

  •  Daily guided forest walks to the Buffalo river below the lodge
  •  Under floor heating
  •  Private bathrooms
  •  Satellite television
  •  Telephones
  •  Minibar
  •  Buffet breakfasts
  •  Private swimming pool per lodge
  •  Sundecks with views of the forest and Tsitsikamma mountains
  •  Lounge and entertainment areas with fireplaces
  •  Children under the age of 8 years are not allowed due to elevated structure of lodges
Single Room R1270
Double Room R1700

Deluxe Forets Suite 4

# Rooms:
4

The accommodation at the Trogon House & Forest Spa in Plettenberg Bay, South Africa, is located in the two lodges, namely in the Malabar and the Tomba Lodge.  The Trogon House features a total of four Deluxe Rooms with shower or bath and 1 Twin Room.

The four Deluxe Double Rooms are private thatch and glass forest suites with mini bar, tea & coffee making facilities and DSTV.  Three of these luxurious suites feature king sized beds with glass showers. One Deluxe Suite provides two ¾ beds with bath.  The private forest decks at each Deluxe Suite are a lovely place from where to enjoy the tranquility and nature.

Deluxe Room amenities and services:

  •  Daily guided forest walks to the Buffalo river below the lodge
  •  Under floor heating
  •  Private bathrooms
  •  Satellite television
  •  Telephones
  •  Minibar
  •  Buffet breakfasts
  •  Private swimming pool per lodge
  •  Sundecks with views of the forest and Tsitsikamma mountains
  •  Lounge and entertainment areas with fireplaces
  •  Children under the age of 8 years are not allowed due to elevated structure of lodges
Single Room R1270
Double Room R1700

Double Deluxe Suite 6

Suite Features:

  •  Under floor heating
  •  Private bathrooms
  •  Satellite television
  •  Telephones
  •  Minibar
  •  Buffet breakfasts
  •  Private swimming pool per lodge
  •  Sundecks with views of the forest and Tsitsikamma mountains
  •  Lounge and entertainment areas with fireplaces
  •  Children under the age of 8 years are not allowed due to elevated structure of lodges
Single Room R1160
Double Room R1550

Twin Deluxe Suite

Suite Features:

  •  Under floor heating
  •  Private bathrooms
  •  Satellite television
  •  Telephones
  •  Minibar
  •  Buffet breakfasts
  •  Private swimming pool per lodge
  •  Sundecks with views of the forest and Tsitsikamma mountains
  •  Lounge and entertainment areas with fireplaces
  •  Children under the age of 8 years are not allowed due to elevated structure of lodges
Single Room R1160
Double Room R1550

Malabar Master Suite

# Rooms:
1

The Trogon House's Tomba Lodge houses the exceptional African artifact collection assembled by the owner over ten years, as well as the luxury décor - antique furniture pieces, crystal, fine Egyptian cotton linen and silks - for which Trogon House is already known. The Tomba Lodge accommodated up to 6 guests in three en-suite bedrooms, including the spacious and luxurious master suites overlooking the private swimming pool and forest.

The one Master Suite at the Trogon House is an expansive private suite with thatch and glass all around featuring a treetop swimming pool and deck. Stone bath and open glass forest shower, king bed, mini bar, tea & coffee making facilities are some of the amenities available in the Master Suite.

Master Suite amenities and services:

  •  Daily guided forest walks to the Buffalo river below the lodge
  •  Under floor heating
  •  Private bathrooms
  •  Satellite television
  •  Telephones
  •  Minibar
  •  Buffet breakfasts
  •  Private swimming pool per lodge
  •  Sundecks with views of the forest and Tsitsikamma mountains
  •  Lounge and entertainment areas with fireplaces
  •  Children under the age of 8 years are not recommended due to elevated structure of lodges
Single Room R1780
Double Room R2370

Tomba Master Suite

# Rooms:
1

The Trogon House's Tomba Lodge houses the exceptional African artifact collection assembled by the owner over ten years, as well as the luxury décor - antique furniture pieces, crystal, fine Egyptian cotton linen and silks - for which Trogon House is already known. The Tomba Lodge accommodated up to 6 guests in three en-suite bedrooms, including the spacious and luxurious master suites overlooking the private swimming pool and forest.

The one Master Suite at the Trogon House is an expansive private suite with thatch and glass all around featuring a treetop swimming pool and deck. Stone bath and open glass forest shower, king bed, mini bar, tea & coffee making facilities are some of the amenities available in the Master Suite.

Master Suite amenities and services:

  • Daily guided forest walks to the Buffalo river below the lodge
  • Under floor heating
  • Private bathrooms
  • Satellite television
  • Telephones
  • Minibar
  • Buffet breakfasts
  • Private swimming pool per lodge
  • Sundecks with views of the forest and Tsitsikamma mountains
  • Lounge and entertainment areas with fireplaces
  • Children under the age of 8 years are not recommended due to elevated structure of lodges
Single Room R1780
Double Room R2370

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2016-09-21

Outstanding hospitality, accommodation and meals/platters were awesome. Lisyl Swemmer is an amazing chef. The Spa was wonderful. A magical place in the forest to unwind. Top class in all aspects Love the cat Diesel.

2015-12-04

2015-12-02

1. Location: excellent
2. Friendliness: excellent
3. Value for money: excellent
4. Cleanliness: excellent
5. Overall impression: excellent

Regards, Edmund Jacobs

2015-06-05

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2014-08-06

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -33.955413

Longitude: 23.486854

Directions

Directions from Cape Town to the Trogon House, Garden Route:

The Trogon House and Forest Spa is situated about 150 km from Mossel Bay and about 50 km from Knysna.
The location is The Crags, which is 16 km east from Plettenberg Bay. Take the N2, pass Knysna, pass Plettenberg Bay and continue past Keurboomstrand to The Crags. You will notice a Monkeyland sign on the N2, near the BP Garage (the Garage is also known as the Garden Route Superette).
Take the turn-off (on the right) at this BP Garage and follow the Monkeyland signs for a further 2km. The entrance to Trogon House is situated in the car park of Monkeyland. The road to Trogon House is indicated by a sign marked Trogon House & Forest Spa. Here you enter a dirt road that takes you straight into the forest. After a 1.4km drive along the fence of Monkeyland, a sign will direct you to turn right to Trogonhouse carpark.

Directions from Port Elizabeth:

The Trogon House is situated about 240 km from PE (on the N2), pass the Natures Valley turn-off (about 16 km from the toll gate), continue a further 500 meters on the N2 and turn to your left at the Monkeyland sign. Keep following the Monkeyland signs for another 2 km on the tarred road. Turn into Monkeyland and you will find the entrance to Trogon House in the car park. The way to Trogon House is indicated by a sign marked Trogon House & Forest Spa. Here you enter a dirt road that takes you straight into the forest. After a 1.4km drive along the fence of Monkeyland, a sign will direct you to turn right to Trogonhouse carpark.

Dirt Road to the Trogon House & Forest Spa:

Please note that you are driving into the forest to get to Trogon House, the last 1.4 km is a dirt road which is subject to weather conditions and can from times to times be uneven and muddy after rain.

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Parking

The Trogon House & Spa provides secure, on site parking facilities for its guests:

  • undercover
  • free of charge
  • many parking spaces are available
  • on site.

Star Rating

5 Star

Awards

In 2008, the exclusive Trogon House & Forest Spa had been voted amongst the top 10 new hotels in South Africa.

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