The lodge is nestled in the heart of Horseshoe Valley, on the banks of the Nahoon River, surrounded by lush vegetation, beautiful hills and an abundance of bird and wildlife and only 10 minutes from the city of East London.
A tranquil location, perfect for a relaxing weekend getaway.
A luxurious lodge, perfect for the independent traveler wanting a home-from-home base from which to explore the Garden Route, Wild Coast and the inland jewels of the Eastern Cape.
A stimulating environment, perfect for uninterrupted conferences or think tanks.
A romantic setting, perfect for a most intimate wedding.
Our 6 luxury suites open onto lush tranquil gardens ensuring you awake to the sound of birdsong. The suites are designed for comfort, making use of space, natural light and uncluttered decor in earthy tones.
Each luxury suite is complete with:
- queen size bed
- electronic safe
- alarm clock
- separate living area with TV/DSTV, DVD player and fridge/mini-bar
- ceiling fan
- kitchenette with complimentary tea/coffee
- private bathroom
Our 6 rooms are similar to the suites, but do not have a separate living area. The TV/DSTV and DVD player are in the bedroom.
The thatched poolside lapa features a bar, pooltable, darts, Nintendo WII and big screen, and serves light lunches. Just off the bar is the winter lounge, with its large fire place and comfortable couches, perfect for enjoying a good read or a family board game.
Our Spa takes care of all your relaxation needs, with a professional and experienced therapist, beautiful treatment room and sauna and jacuzzi. Appointments should be made at the time of making your reservation. Day visitors are welcome.
We have fantastic packages for baby showers, kitchen teas, birthdays etc.
Conferences & Weddings
The newly built conference venue can accommodate up to 180 delegates. It is fully equipped, and boasts with an adjacent garden with bar exclusively for the conference goers.
Also a small conference hall and auditorium. All catering is done by our in-house chef.
Thornycroft Lodge Activities:
- Swimming Pool
- Badminton Court
- Pool, darts, table tennis, and big screen
- Nature walks
- Bird watching
- River and dam fishing (supply own fishing tackle)
- Mountain biking (supply own bikes)
- Watch movies from our video library
At an extra charge:
- Therapeutic massages at the Spa
- Boat trips on the river nearby
- Horse riding nearby
- Guided quad bike trails and hire of quads nearby
- Paintball nearby
- Game reserves nearby
There is secure parking for bikes and boats. Please advise us upon making your reservation.
We are close to Hemingways Casino, pristine golf courses, East Coast Resorts with beautiful beaches and the Jikeleza Route.
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