Essere Lodge is a Guest Lodge, Spa and Intimate Events Venue situated in the countryside, close to the town of Tulbagh and on the Tulbagh wine route – just over an hour’s drive from Cape Town.

Set in a flowing indigenous garden with spectacular sunset views of the Witzenberg mountains, the lodge is the perfect getaway from your busy city life.

Accommodation at the lodge comprises eight comfortable suites with stunning views from your private patio.  The décor is organic-industrial with soft natural furnishings.

The main hub is a spacious converted barn with modern styling and feel that’s still true to its farm-style roots. With floor-to-ceiling windows, you can enjoy the view from the two terraces, or unwind with a book in front of the fireplace during the winter.

We also have a pool, a braai area including a pizza oven, and a full bar featuring award-winning local wines and craft beer.

 Breakfast is served in the dining area in the barn or the patios overlooking the garden and mountains.

Contact us now for more information or book your stay.

Please note that Essere Lodge welcomes guests over 16 years of age unless otherwise promoted or the lodge is privately booked in its entirety.  


Essere Lodge has eight well-appointed, serviced rooms with private patio, shower en-suite and coffee and tea facilities.


We host intimate celebrations, team-building getaways, a special event pop-up restaurant and other exciting gatherings.


Find out more about the history of Tulbagh and what the region and the Tulbagh Wine Route has to offer visitors.

Essere Lodge Guest House was awarded Best Small Guest House
in Tulbagh
, Cape Winelands
as voted for by SA-Venues.com guests

Afristay has named Essere Lodge Guest House a Top Value Establishment for 2018
Essere Lodge in Tulbagh received a 2017 Certificate of Excellence for exceptional service .


For getaway bookings, conferences, weddings or team-building events, contact us at:

Tel: 071 340 9357
Email: info@esserelodge.com

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