Budget Getaways Review
Sitting pretty just 20 minutes out of Langebaan is a West Coast game and fynbos reserve called Thali Thali Game Lodge.
Oozing that typical laid-back West Coast attitude, Thali Thali is a nice change from what you’d usually find in this neck of the woods.
With a collection of three restored farm-laborer cottages and five luxury canvas tents, all designed to complement the original homestead, there is plenty of space to go around. The luxury tents make “camping” a breeze. Each tent sleeps four in a double bed and sleeper couch and has an en-suite bathroom, a wardrobe, spacious patio and its own braai facilities. The kitchen essentials make self-catering a breeze.
The cottages come in the form of a two-bedroom unit (a double bed, a set of bunk beds and a sleeper couch) and two one-bedroom units (a double bed and a sleeper couch). Each cottage is fully self-catering with a well equipped kitchen and has both an outdoor and indoor braai area, not to mention a lovely stoep.
At the heart of Thali Thali is the entertainment area, which makes this a great getaway for larger groups. In addition to great accommodation and awesome game drives (lookout for the zebra, giraffe and a number of various buck!) Thali Thali also has a really lovely restaurant and doubles as a wedding and function venue.
Thali Thali Game Lodge is a real gem on the West Coast and definitely worth a visit.
"We stayed in the Luxury Tent and had an absolute fun time. The tent had all the necessities and made us feel quite comfortable. Breakfast was included - Please do try the Safari Breakfast if you're there. Thali Thali is a gem with professional and friendly staff that make you feel at home."
(Ronald Groenewald, April 2016)
"My partner and myself spent 2 nights at the Lodge. We were welcomed with a glass of bubbly which was a nice touch. We stayed in the tent. It was nicely furnished.and the bed was very comfortable. We enjoyed the game drive and saw quite a few animals also a lot of bird life. We really enjoyed our visit and found it very relaxing. Staff were lovely and very helpful. Trigger the dog is lovely and very friendly."
(Sue Sheenan, April 2016)
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