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Lekkerwater Beach Lodge
Lekkerwater Beach Lodge Guests Enjoying Sunset over Ocean

Located on an exclusive concession in De Hoop Nature Reserve in South Africa is the recently built Lekkerwater Beach Lodge. This conservancy offers 34 000-hectares of pristine beachfront exploration and is often referred to as the ‘Jewel of the Western Cape’.

Only three hours’ drive from Cape Town, Lekkerwater Beach Lodge is a convenient diversion for travellers exploring South Africa’s scenic Garden Route. It offers a very desirable position perched between land and sea atop the ancient dunes of De Hoop Reserve.

Lekkerwater – meaning ‘good water’ in the Afrikaans language – offers a comfortable beach-safari experience in a truly magical setting. With a rich history, incredible fauna and flora, pristine beaches, rolling hills and abundant sea life, the focus at Lekkerwater is on an exceptional nature-based experience.

Here Lekkerwater Beach Lodge offers a new kind of luxury. The indulgence of wide open spaces, peacefulness and privacy, gorgeous sea views, the smell of the ocean, barefoot beach walks and incredible sunsets. You won’t find TV’s, minibars, heated towel rails or air conditioning – this is where you can fully embrace and enjoy the simple pleasures of life.

With seven intimate and individual off-grid guest rooms, simply decorated in a bright and breezy coastal feel, each boasts a private deck overlooking the breath taking five-kilometre stretch of secluded beach. At the main lodge our focus is on offering a comfortable and unique beach experience where you can enjoy the simple pleasures of life.

Lekkerwater Beach Lodge in the De Hoop Nature Reserve South Africa
Lekkerwater Beach Lodge Guest Suite Overlooking the Ocean
Lekkerwater Beach Lodge Guest Double Suite
Lekkerwater Beach Lodge Guest Lounge with Views over Ocean
Lekkerwater Beach Lodge Guest Dining Area
Lekkerwater Beach Lodge

From almost every vantage point, the ocean dominates the landscape, and daily activities are structured around the tides. At low water the Lekkerwater Beach Lodge team of naturalists lead guided walks to explore the thriving and fascinating inter-tidal ecosystem, while high tide sends travellers inland to discover De Hoop Nature Reserve’s wealth of biodiversity. Alongside the remarkable fynbos vegetation, more than 260 bird species have been recorded in the reserve – including the Western Cape’s only breeding colony of the endangered Cape Vulture.

This remarkable coastal reserve is particularly famous for offering some of the world’s best land-based whale watching. During winter and spring, (July to November) Southern Right whales migrate here from Antarctica to calve and breed in the warm seas offshore. Since 1985 these waters have been designated as a Marine Protected Area, and sea life has flourished. While whales are the stars of the show, guests may also look forward to sighting dolphins, seals and myriad sea birds from the comfort of Lekkerwater Beach Lodge.

Whether you’re simply seeking a luxurious off-grid coastal escape, or an unforgettable land-based marine safari, Lekkerwater Beach Lodge offers an entirely unique coastal experience in the heart of South Africa’s scenic Western Cape.

Contact Safari Guru for Lekkerwater Beach Lodge rates and availability, and information on combining this unique beach property with other safari lodges within South Africa, and it amazing neighbouring countries, such as Botswana, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Lekkerwater Beach Lodge

Property Details

Lekkerwater Beach Lodge Location
De Hoop Nature Reserve (Marine Protected Area), The Cape, Overberg, South Africa
Luxury Accommodation
7 Rooms, including 1 Family Room
Guest Room Facilities
Balcony / Deck, Electrical Outlets, En-Suite, Fireplace, Hair Dryer, Lounge Area, Pure Cotton Linen, Safe, Sala, Shower, Tea / Coffee
Lekkerwater Beach Lodge Facilities
Barbeque Facilities, Battery Charging Facilities, Communal Dining, Eco Friendly, Internet Access (Complimentary), Malaria Free, Pool, Restaurant
Family Policy
All Ages Welcome
Beach Drop Off, Bird Watching, Game Walks, Natural History Tours, Snorkelling, Walks (Guided), Walks (Self Guided), Whale Watching, Wildlife Tours
Available Services
Credit Card
All meals, all local drinks, road transfers to/from the lodges car park 6km away, all daily activities.
Not Included
Gratuities, International or Premium Drinks, Treatments (If Available at the time of Travel)
Why Lekkerwater Beach Lodge?
A comfortable beach-safari experience in a truly magical setting.

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