Things to do
Lodge 43 is situated on The Pinnacle Point Estate. The Estate offers a world class golf course, spa, restaurant, bar, lounge, and secluded, private beaches. If you want to explore outside the estate, you can of course drive to Mossel Bay, which is not far, about 6 minutes by car. The Garden Route Casino is just outside of the estate, should this tickle your fancy. You can also book a tour to see the Pinnacle Point caves.
The Pinnacle Restaurant & Bar
The Pinnacle Restaurant is on the The Pinnacle Golf Estate. It is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Treat yourself to delicious food whilst surrounded by beautiful greens and the vista and blue waters of the Indian Ocean. The chef is passionate about local produce and there is a menu specially crafted for kids.
The Estate also offers a bar & lounge area. The area offers both indoor and outdoor seating and boasts a delicious bar snacks menu.
The breath-taking views of both the championship golf course and the mesmerising Indian Ocean provide the ideal backdrop for this vibey venue.
La Vita Spa
Relax at the La Vita Spa which offers tranquility, peace and beauty. The spa offers treatments and packages ranging from massages to skin treatments to opulent manicures and pedicures and anti-ageing facials. They also offer the essentials like waxing and tinting.
There are couple's massage rooms available as well as a steam room, heated indoor swimming pool and jacuzzi where you can restore some energy.
Should you need some hair treatments, styling or colour foils, the spa also offers a full-service hair salon.
Overlooking the Indian Ocean near Mossel Bay and designed by Peter Matkovich and 2011 Open Champion, Darren Clarke, Pinnacle Point is one of the most unique and scenic golf courses in the world.
This Clifftop Fynbos Golf Course inspires the golfer to play this challenging layout with a level of respect due to its dramatic views and breathtaking terrain. The 72 par layout is characterised by 7 majestic holes that line the Indian Ocean rock cliffs, four of which are played over ocean and cliff. All 18 holes have been designed to fit the contours of the land.
In 2016, Pinnacle Point was named South Africa’s Best Golf Course at the 3rd Annual World Golf Awards and just received it’s 2017 nomination in the same category.
Read more about the golf course here.
Situated on the spectacular Pinnacle Point at the start of the world-famous Garden Route, the casino offers far more than just superb gaming. Family friendly attractions, amazing dining as well as Mossel Bay’s top shows and events are waiting for you at Garden Route Casino.
Garden Route Casino is nestled within the beauty of the Garden Route. Enjoy an entertaining night out at the Bravo Lounge with a fantastic restaurant menu, great drinks and top shows. From comedy to karaoke.
Read more about the casino here.
Mossel Bay is located exactly halfway between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth, so it’s your ideal holiday destination, and the logical place to stop and relax on any local itinerary.
The broader area where Mossel Bay are located is known as the Garden Route. The Garden Route is known for its diversity in nature and mild climate. Mossel Bay has more than 60 kilometres of beaches – and warm, beach-going weather throughout the year (with at least 300 days of sunshine in every 365!)
Read more on Mossel Bay here.
Pinnacle Point Caves
The Pinnacle Point Caves were declared a Provincial Heritage Site on 14 December, 2012. Experience the awe of standing at the Point of Human Origins. Visit world renowned archaeological site with earliest evidence for modern human behaviour.
Read more and make a booking here.
The St. Blaize Trail is a popular 13.5 km trail that follows the 30 metre contour along the cliffs westwards from the Cape St. Blaize Lighthouse and ends at Dana Bay. It begins at the Cave below the Lighthouse, and ends on the beach at Dana Bay (it can be run in either direction, or do an out & back run), and is clearly marked in white with the sign of the Oystercatcher, as it forms part of the greater Oystercatcher trail starting at the Gourits river mouth.
Read more about the trail here.