When monotony gets the best of you or your life begins to
resemble a straight-to-DVD movie, a break at Hlangana Lodge may be just what
you need. Hlangana meaning “a place where people meet” in Xhosa, is a
four-star guesthouse on the outskirts of Oudtshoorn. Set over more than a hectare of exotic
garden, the lodge appears out of the Little Karoo like a magical mirage; a
fiction that soon becomes real as you enter through the beautiful gates.
Skilfully decorated to express local culture, this luxurious lodge boasts top-class suites equipped with all amenities, a spacious sitting room and a private garden at the back overlooking the salt water swimming pool. Enjoy the picturesque, tranquil views and admire the beautifully crafted woodwork on the veranda or choose to sit back, relax and sip a drink in the tastefully decorated lounge. Your stay also includes the famous mouth-watering champagne breakfast buffet as well as 24-hour room service.Lodge fact: The owner of a lodge in Cork gained notoriety after he became the first man to steal a hat from a leprechaun. The man, who boasted about his feat, was soon left red-faced when the leprechaun showed up at his lodge and demanded his hat back.