Tenahead Lodge & Spa

… a heavenly place between sky and earth

A Proudly South African Hotel Group


Tenahead Lodge & Spa

Tenahead Lodge & Spa is located in a vastly secluded region of the Eastern Cape, near Rhodes. Nestled along the border of Lesotho, this spectacular 5-star lodge is situated 2500 metres above sea level, earning it the title of “Highest Mountain Lodge in South Africa”. The lodge is surrounded by the breath-taking beauty of endless mountains.

Built from layered stone found in the area, Tenahead fits perfectly into the natural and unspoilt environment. While the road to Tenahead is long and windy, and a little bumpy, the destination is well worth it.

Inside the lodge, find elegantly decorated, cosy and spacious living areas. In chilly weather, dine alongside a toasty fireplace. In Summer, walk the mountains to find delicate wildflowers and bird life, encompassed by lush shades of green. The 7 en-suite bedrooms provide the ultimate in 5-star comfort. Add to your plush mountain experience and visit the on-site spa.


Tenahead Spa offers a variety of treatments, including massages, facials, manicures and pedicures. The Tenahead Spa Couples Package is very popular with guests.

We offer

5-Star Dining

Restaurant and Bar



On-site Spa

Star Gazing



Horse Riding

Fly Fishing

Mountain Biking

4x4 Routes

Ideal for

Luxury Vacation

Corporate and Private Functions


Rooms & Suites

Luxury Rooms

On entrance, find an honesty bar and snack basket. The en-suite bathroom, with Victorian bath and shower, offers stunning views of the outdoors. A fireplace and gas heater will keep you warm in the cold. Facilities include a tea and coffee station, TV with selected DSTV channels, hairdryer and safety deposit box.

The views from the 7 spacious luxury rooms with king size bed and sleeper couch are breath-taking, rivers and mountains so close that you may feel that you are one with nature.




Naude's Nek Pass


+27 (0)45 971 8901



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