J-Bay Zebra Lodge

Game Reserve And Bush Lodge Accommodation in Thornhill

Our Story
Didier and Florbela are originally from Switzerland and Portugal. In October 2011 they moved to Jeffrey's Bay (Thornhill) to realise a dream that has been 10 years in the making...

"After 10 years of thoughts and planning, we got all the necessary ingredients together to make our South African dream come true. In June 2011 we bought a fantastic 120ha farm situated in Thornhill, Eastern Cape, between Jeffreys Bay and Port Elizabeth. In October 2011 we left our comfortable life in Switzerland and moved to South Africa to start our own business.

After having travelled all around the world, visiting more than 40 countries and being involved in the travel and tourism industry for more than 20 years, we had a good idea of what we would expect from our own lodge. In parallel, Didier's passion for cycling and his competition experience, guided us to the creation of a Mountain Bike Park which has been developed for all levels of riders, from beginners to professionals."

Our luxury accommodation lodge is on the Garden Route, only a 20 minute drive from Jeffreys Bay and 30 minutes from Port Elizabeth and PE International Airport.

The Lodge is perfectly positioned on the top of a hill, with 360° views overlooking the Indian Ocean, the indigenous bush and the mountains. Our luxurious thatch-roofed Lodge gives a real African ambiance, our wooden decked terrace with sweeping sea views is the perfect spot for a romantic dinner or simply to enjoy a relaxing sun-downer.

We invite you to stay in one of our two outstanding Safari Tents, discretely positioned to ensure privacy and tranquility. Alternatively you can relax in the utmost comfort in our luxury suite accommodation. Enjoy cooling off in our infinity pool or unwinding in the jacuzzi.

A timeless tranquillity emanates from the abundant bushveld and the presence of wild animals. Simply enjoy the romantic and peaceful surroundings of the Eastern Cape, where you can appreciate magnificent panoramas and nature at its best.

Two Luxury Suite + 1 Family Room
Boma - fire outside place
Two Luxury Safari Tents
Laundry services
Leopard Family Room (family of 4 guests)
Tour assistance
Swimming Pool (Lodge guests only)
Airport transfers
Jacuzzi (Lodge guests only)
Mountain bike trails
Hydromassage Jacuzzi
Mountain bike Hire (R250pbike)
Colour therapy Jacuzzi
Business services & Wifi (Lodge only)

Tea & Coffee facilities
Mini bar / honnesty mini bar
Safe box in room
Fire place, gaz heather. fan, electrical blankets
TV – Dstv ( only in room Suites)
House keeping daily

Spacious room with a special touch, decorated in warm colours. Feature wall uniquely decorated with natural materials found around the lodge. Private wooden deck with wonderful views, King size/twin beds, en-suite bathroom with Jacuzzi/spa bath & shower, hair dryer,TV & DStv.

This spacious room is decorated in a grey tone & featuring an astonishing stone frame wall. King size/twin beds, en-suite bathroom decorated in a very elegant style. Outside decking with wonderful views. Safety box, tea/coffee facilities, mini bar, hair dryer, TV with DStv.

This spacious Safari Tent has a stunning view over the bush & the Indian Ocean. Decorated in a colonial style & colour scheme. Stylish mosquito netting covers the King size bed. En-suite antique bathroom. Perfect for honeymooners. This room is equipped with: Safety box, tea/coffee facilities, Expresso machine,mini bar, hair dryer.

The talented owners carpentry work brings an artistic touch to this Luxury Safari tent, with a feature wall comprising different woods & colours. From this spacious and beautifully decorated tent you have unbelievable views of the bushveld & the ocean. Room is equipped with a Safety box, tea/coffee facilities, mini bar, Expresso machine, hair dryer.

We are excited to announce our new Luxury Leopard Family Room, on a contemporary design with a stunning view to the Indian Ocean. Equipped to accommodate a family of 4 guests.

All you need for a nice stay!

Onsite Facilities And Features

  • airport transfers
  • golf (less than 5km)
  • laundry facilities onsite
  • outdoor pool
  • parking all onsite
  • restaurant (less than 5km)
  • serviced
  • tea / coffee making facilities
  • wifi hotspot

Languages Spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese
From R777.00 Per Person
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