About Pumula Lodge
In the heart of the Garden Route, nestled between the quaint town of Knysna and the famous Knysna Heads, lies Pumula Lodge - the place of rest. And that is exactly what the visitor will find when entering the gates of Pumula.
The lodge, with its tranquil, parkland setting is the ideal place for local and overseas visitors alike. At Pumula you can get away from the hustle and bustle. It is difficult to imagine that you are only five minutes away from the centre of town. Yet, the location allows for easy access to the many attractions in the area: from playing golf at one of the many world-class courses, to dining out, or if youre feeling adventurous, hiking on one of the many trails in the area. The range of activities is extensive.
Pumula Lodge has five beautifully finished and comfortable 2.85 x 3.30 metre bedrooms.
Guests can enjoy a stay in one of the following:
3 x twin bedded rooms which is two single beds (2 x 1.9 x 0.90 metres) that are pushed together with en-suite shower
1 x double-bedded room (normal double bed - 1,9 x 1.4 metres) with en-suite shower
1 x double-bedded room (normal double bed - 1,9 x 1.4 metres) with full bathroom (bath and shower)
All rooms have a private balcony overlooking the garden and sparkling pool, a television, heating / cooling, as well as tea trays. In the utility room, guests are welcome to use the communal kitchenette which consists of a microwave, kitchen basin, fridge, cutlery and crockery.
Wake up to the twittering sound of birds, take a stroll through the garden with the resident guinea-fowl family going about their daily routine, relax next to the sparkling pool, enjoy a barbecue or sit on your own private balcony, sipping coffee or a sundowner. At Pumula, your time is your own and true relaxation is the order of the day.
A delectable tree-top breakfast
The sparkling, rim-flow swimming pool
Your own private entrance and balcony
Beautifully-appointed bedrooms offering either twin or double bedded
Utility room with communal kitchenette
Secure undercover parking
Indigenous, parkland garden
Close proximity to all amenities: centre of town, fine restaurants, the Knysna Heads, world-class golf courses, a bird sanctuary, hiking trails, beautiful beaches, the elephant park, monkey world, etc.
BIRDER FRIENDLY ESTABLISHMENT
Pumula Lodge is situated on the Cape Birding Route and nature and bird lovers can enjoy the abundant bird life supported by the beautiful, indigenous garden. Over 100 species have been identified to date. Close to a bird sanctuary.
External security and garden lights use energy saving CFL lights
Geysers are covered with insulated blankets'
Roof surfaces are painted a light beige colour lead-free paint to reflect heat from the sun
Gutters and down-pipes are directed into storage tanks
Showerheads are fitted with low-flow devices
Grey water is used to assist with irrigation
The majority of plants in the garden are indigenous
Glass, paper, tins etc. are separated from the normal kitchen garbage
Garden refuse is deposited on the compost heap
Biodegradable kitchen waste (except meat) is liquidized and fed to the earthworms
Toxic materials such as batteries, paint etc. are deposited in dedicated containers
Expired medicine is returned to pharmacies
Pesticides are reduced to the absolute minimum and almost non-existent
One window per bedroom is fitted with a flyscreen thereby eliminating the need for mosquito repellant
Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence Award Winner 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015