Malabar Villa in all its splendor! Malabar Villa Jacuzzi with Spa Platter & Bubbly One of the Master Suites Malabar Villa The Boma The Forest Spa Inside one of the Villa's Malabar Villa Double Delux The View from the Villa's View from Double Deluxe
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Relax in exquisite luxury suspended in the tree tops of an indigenous forest reserve stretching untamed to the Tsitsikamma mountains and beyond.

Trogon House and Forest Spa comprises of two lodges, offering six suites in total.

Malabar Villa is the main part of the establishment, which comprises of one Master Suite and two Double Delux units connected to the villa on wooden walkways through the forest.
Breakfast is served on the pool deck overlooking the magnificent valley below. There is a beautiful lounge, with a fire place as well as a bar.

Tomba Villa, an exact replica of Malabar is connected to Malabar Villa by means of a wooden walkway meandering through the forest. It comprises of one Master Suite, one Double Delux and one Twin Delux. Also, with a large swimming pool and deck, Tomba Villa is also available for exclusive use. Perfect for a family or group of friends who want completely private and luxurious experience.

Just off the wooden walkway that links Malabar and Tomba is our boma, which can be pre booked for special African dinners under the stars.

Our Forest Spa offers massage & wellness treatments by a local therapist, and can also be booked out for a two hour session per couple and spa platters can be pre-arranged.

A local drumming band can also be pre-booked either for entertainment in the boma, or on the pool deck of either Malabar or Tomba Villa`s.

Dinner, as well as snack platters and picnic baskets can be pre-booked with the Manager on site.

Accommodation at Trogon House and Forest Spa:
Malabar and Tomba Master Suites:
These Master Suite feature a modern, open plan bathroom with bath and separate shower / WC, offering flatscreen satellite TV, underfloor heating, tea/coffee making facilities, bathrobe and slippers.

Double Deluxe Rooms:
The Double Deluxe Suites feature an en-suite bathroom with shower, offering flatscreen satellite TV, underfloor heating, tea/coffee making facilities, bathrobe and slippers. A balcony offers great forest views.

Twin Delux:
The twin delux is located at the Tomba Villa .It is ideal for children traveling with their parents and features two three quarter beds.

Nearby Attractions:
Nature`s Valley:
The Tsitsikamma National Park surrounds Nature`s Valley with a pristine beach, a beautiful lagoon and the indigenous Tsitsikamma forest.

Elephant Sanctuary:
Experience an elephant back safari and great interaction with these gentle giants in the Knysna forest.

Monkey Land:
Monkeyland is an eco-adventure tourist driven free-roaming multi-specie primate sanctuary.

Birds of Eden:
The garden route`s very own world class free flight bird sanctuary. The unique two hectare dome (the Worlds largest) spans over a gorge of indigenous forest.

For the active:
Various activities such as Bungee Jumping (Highest jump in the world), Sea Kayaking, Polo etc are within a 30 minute drive of Trogon House.

Health and Climate:

The Garden Route is renowned for its hot yet pleasant summers and mild winters. The almost year-round sunshine has summer (October-March) temperatures rising to 27°C (80,6°F) and sometimes even touching the mid-thirties Celsius (mid-nineties Fahrenheit). Winters are mild; seldom going below 10°C (50°F) during the day. Rain falls in both summer and winter, mainly at night, giving Plett all year round green vegetation.

One can expect to be changing clothes as the day progresses from the cool dawn through the warm day and into the cool night. Rest assured though that in general the weather of Plettenberg Bay will greet you with a hospitable display of sunshine and temperance.

Rooms and Units Available:

Double Delux
Private Thatch & glass forest suites with minibar, tea & coffee making facilities, underfloor heating. All have king sized beds with glass showers and private forest decks.
Amount of similar units: 3
Sleeps 2 Adults

Master Suite
2 Expansive secluded suites, each with thatch and glass all around overlooking treetop pool and deck. Stone bath & open glass forest shower, king bed, minibar, tea & coffee making facilities and underfloor heating.
Amount of similar units: 2
Sleeps 2 Adults

Tomba Villa
The Tomba Villa is an exact replica of the Malabar Villa, however can be booked for you, your friends or your families exclusive use. It consists of 1 Master,1 Double Delux and 1 Twin Delux. Caters for up to 6 people, with private swimming pool.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Twin Delux
Private Thatch & glass forest suite with minibar, tea & coffee making facilities, this suite has two ¾ beds with bath. Has private forest decks and underfloor heating. Ideal for two children sharing.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Honeymoon Couples
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Fireplace on the Premises
Parking (off-street - covered)
Other Language
Hiking / Walking Trails
Swimming Pool

Cancellation Policy:

Full pre-payment is required 14-28 days prior to arrival. Payment has to be effected by bank transfer or cash. Please note that we have no credit card facilities.

Cancellations made less than 14 days prior to arrival - 50% cancellation fee.

Cancellations less than 7 days prior to arrival and no-shows 100%.


Directions from Cape Town: Trogon House 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.

- Simply 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 Superrette).

- 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 with a sign marked "private road - strictly no entry". Follow the short dirt road for 1.4km and you will see the signs to Trogon House.

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  • Accommodation Type: Bed & Breakfast and Health Resort