Thatchwood Country Lodge is situated at the entrance to the village of St Francis Bay overlooking the golf course. Your hosts, Harrie and Sarah, will cosset you with warmth, in a relaxed home from home atmosphere, where nothing is overlooked - but the golf course.
On warm summer days you can relax at the poolside, whilst the cosy lounge invites friendly conversation around the fireplace in winter. The lodge is fully licensed and guests are invited to help themselves at the honesty bar.
Superb buffet breakfasts are served in the enclosed patio, to the accompaniment of birdsong provided by the prolific bird life in the natural vegetation surrounding the lodge.
Francolins, weavers, waxbills and a host of others will keep you fascinated when they come for their repast.
Being near the St Francis Bay`s golf courses 6th tee, the manicured greens and fairways stretch into the distance towards the sea providing a tranquil, extended garden to the tastefully thatched lodge. Non-golfers can also enjoy the course: the fairways are a scenic stroll to the unspoiled beaches, where you can watch dolphins and whales.
Special functions are no effort to Thatchwood Country Lodge. With our organizing ability, whether it is a special birthday, anniversary, business celebration or renewing of marriage vows, Thatchwood has the ability to make it a memorable occasion. One of our specialties is organizing weddings for overseas guests who want to marry in South Africa, and we have built up quite a reputation.
Accommodation at Thatchwood Country Lodge:
Our 7 spacious rooms are all en-suite, with bath and/or shower. Each room is named after one of the birds you`ll see in our gardens:
Double bedded room under thatch, en-suite with bath and shower. Views down the fairway with doors opening into the garden.
Twin bedded room, en-suite with shower. Doors opening into a private garden.
Double bedded room under thatch, en-suite with shower. Doors opening into a private garden.
Twin bedded loft room under thatch, en-suite with shower.
Twin bedded room, en-suite with bath. Private entrance.
Double bedded room under thatch, en-suite with bath. Private sun deck with views over the fairway.
Twin bedded room under thatch, en-suite with bath. Private entrance and doors opening into a private garden.
Using Thatchwood Country Lodge as your base you can explore the numerous activities in the surrounding area.
We will happily arrange personalized day trips, such as: Shamwari Game Reserve, Addo Elephant National Park, Lombardini Game Park, Baviaanskloof, Lalibella Game Reserve, and more.
Township Tours include:
* Historical (National Heritage Site)
* Traditional Lunch
* Visit a Sangoma (Witch doctor)
* Performance by a Traditional Dance Group
* An eye-opening visit to the new developmental school
* Spend Sunday morning in the local church seeped in local tradition.
Cancellation between 4 and 30 days will result in 25% of the total cost of the stay being withheld.
In the event of cancellation within 3 days of arrival, the total amount will be withheld. In the event of premature departure we may charge for full extent of the stay, which was booked and confirmed.
Facilities & Services available:
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Bar on the Premises
Fireplace on the Premises
Parking (off-street - covered)
Thatchwood Country Lodge is a Guesthouse, Bed and Breakfast and Game Lodge in St Francis Bay Eastern Cape South Africa