Tucked away at the end of a private road and right on the lagoon's edge, this 4-star lodge is a private paradise in the charming village of Wilderness.

Moontide Guest Lodge has a relaxed, calm and stimulating environment throughout the property, creating a comforting ambience for guests.

Moontide Guest Lodge offers superbly furnished luxury rooms with original art, have amazing lagoon views. Rooms enjoy complete privacy with private entrances that also lead into a garden with a pool and 400 year-old milkwood trees.

Enjoy freshly served breakfast every morning on the terrace while looking over the lagoon. Guests can then enjoy canoeing or fishing in the lagoon or explore the stunning surroundings while hiking or horse riding.

Alternatively, Moontide is located at the heart of the Garden Route, allowing for great further explorations and just 2 minutes from Wilderness Beach.

This is our guests' favourite part of Wilderness, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

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Moontide Guest Lodge has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 22 Oct 2009.

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Situated in the best rated area in Wilderness, this property has an excellent location score of 9.6

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Buffet

Free private parking available on-site

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Sleeps Accommodation Type Price
Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
Moon Shadow 1
  • 1 double bed
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Max adults: 5. Max children: 4
Milkwood
  • 1 single bed and 1 double bed and 1 extra-large double bed
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Max adults: 4. Max children: 3
Moon River
  • 2 single beds and 1 extra-large double bed
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Max adults: 2. Max children: 3
Moon Shadow 2
  • 1 extra-large double bed and
  • 2 sofa beds
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Tree Tops
  • 1 double bed
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Max adults: 4. Max children: 3
Stone Cottage
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  • 1 extra-large double bed
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The Boathouse
  • 1 double bed
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Moondance
  • 1 extra-large double bed
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  • The staff speak English

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About Moontide Guest Lodge

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  • How can I get to the closest beach from the property?

    The Beach is within walking distance (500m) from Moontide Guest Lodge.


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  • Is there a shuttle available to get to the closest beach nearby? What are the other transportation options?

    We have a local taxi service that can get you around the Wilderness area. Trip & Drop (Anton)


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    Answered on 21 October 2019

Hosted by Maureen Mansfield

Host review score 9.8
Maureen Mansfield

Maureen Mansfield

On the banks of the Wilderness lagoon, two minutes walk from the beach, award-winning Moontide Guest Lodge has been heralded "the most romantic retreat in the Garden Route" as well as "best value Garden Route accommodation".

Maureen Mansfield, restored the original the homestead, built in the 1920s, to its former glory and in 1994 threw open her doors to her first paying guests with just four rooms.

Languages spoken: English

Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Milkwood Village Shopping Centre
    0.7 miles
  • Half Collared Kingfisher Trail
    1.2 miles
  • Map of Africa View Point
    1.5 miles
  • Garden Route Dam
    4.7 miles
  • Garden Route Mall
    4.8 miles
  • Lake Bo Langvlei
    5.3 miles
  • Timberlake Organic village
    5.7 miles
  • Outeniqua Transport Museum
    6.8 miles
  • Fairview Business Park
    6.8 miles
  • Garden Route Botanical Gardens
    7.8 miles
Top attractions
  • Lakes Area National Park
    8 miles
  • George Golf Club
    8.9 miles
  • Outeniqua Pass
    11 miles
Beaches in the neighbourhood
  • Wilderness Beach
    300 yards
  • Victoria Bay Beach
    2.2 miles
  • Ballots Bay Beach
    2.8 miles
Closest airports
  • George Airport
    11.9 miles
  • Plettenberg Bay Airport
    42.9 miles
How to get to Moontide Guest Lodge from George Airport
    Car
    Free parking is available.
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Facilities of Moontide Guest Lodge
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Beach
  • Water sport facilities on site
  • Horse riding Additional charge
  • Hiking Additional charge
  • Canoeing
  • Library
  • Fishing
Food & Drink
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
  • Secured parking
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/check-out
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Car hire
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Plunge pool
Wellness
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Pool/beach towels
Languages spoken
  • English
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House rules Moontide Guest Lodge takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

14:00 - 18:00

Check-out

Until 10:30 hours

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 2 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa Moontide Guest Lodge accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Parties

Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests must be quiet between 22:00 and 08:00.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please inform Moontide Guest Lodge in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Dear Visitor, this region is currently experiencing drought conditions. Please be aware that certain properties are subject to comply with local water usage restrictions.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

FAQs about Moontide Guest Lodge

  • Moontide Guest Lodge is 750 yards from the centre of Wilderness.

  • The prices at Moontide Guest Lodge may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Room options at Moontide Guest Lodge include:

    • Double
    • Bungalow
    • Suite
    • Twin

  • Moontide Guest Lodge offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Library
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Beach
    • Water sport facilities on site
    • Horse riding

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Moontide Guest Lodge (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private parking
    • Parking
    • Secured parking
    • Street parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Moontide Guest Lodge by:

    • Car 25min

  • The nearest beach is just 350 yards from Moontide Guest Lodge.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Check-in at Moontide Guest Lodge is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:30.

  • Guests staying at Moontide Guest Lodge can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet
    • À la carte