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A romantic destination for the perfect Honeymoon or Anniversary
Discover the Ultimate Romantic Getaway in the Eastern Cape

Planning a honeymoon or anniversary trip can be one of the most exciting and memorable experiences for any couple. But where to go? South Africa has so many wonderful options…


If you and your partner share a love for the outdoors and want to experience a romantic luxury getaway, your search for the ideal destination may just be over. Thunzi Forest Chalets and Hot Tubs, a hidden gem nestled in the enchanting Maitland forest of the Eastern Cape. In this blog post, we’ll explore what makes Thunzi Forest Chalets and Hot Tubs the perfect destination for your special occasion, whether it’s a honeymoon, anniversary, engagement, or any other celebration of love and life!


A Dreamy Retreat in Nature


Imagine escaping to a secluded haven where the only sounds you hear are the rustling leaves, melodious birdsong, and the gentle whispers of the forest. Thunzi Forest Chalets and Hot Tubs offer precisely that – an escape into the heart of nature, providing you and your partner with the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable romantic getaway.

The variety of accommodation at Thunzi Forest Chalets and Hot Tubs is spectacular. They offer fully equipped chalets and a unique stargazing dome, ensuring that your stay is comfortable and luxurious. Whether you’re seeking privacy or an opportunity to reconnect with your loved one, Thunzi is the ideal setting. Nestled in the heart of the forest, you’ll be able to bask in the natural beauty that surrounds you.

Special Occasion Celebrations

At Thunzi Forest Chalets and Hot Tubs, they want to make your special celebration truly memorable! Whether it’s your honeymoon, anniversary, birthday, or even a surprise proposal, Thunzi’s got you covered! They go the extra mile to make your stay genuinely memorable by offering a range of special occasion hampers and packages that you can choose from.

The Special Occasion Hamper (R695) includes:

  • Celebration balloons
  • A bottle of bubbly
  • Root Vegetable Crisps
  • Luxury Salted Nuts
  • Chalmer Beef Dry Wors
  • Chalmer Beef Biltong
  • Macarons
  • Vanilla Choc Chip Cookies

This delightful hamper is designed to add a touch of celebration to your stay, making your special occasion even more exceptional.

Romantic Turndown (R250) includes:

  • Bubbly
  • Dried Rose Petal Sprinkle

This romantic turndown service is perfect for couples looking to create a more intimate and romantic atmosphere in their chalet. 

If you have specific preferences, Thunzi Forest Chalets and Hot Tubs will customise your experience further. They can even arrange flowers, although the options vary based on your budget.


Tailored to Your Desires

Thunzi understands that every couple is unique and aim’s to cater to your individual preferences and budget. Guests can create their own special occasion by selecting from a variety of hampers or picnic basket options. You can then enhance your experience by adding balloons, bubbly, rose petals, or any other personalised touches you desire. This level of customisation ensures that your celebration is as special and unique as your love story.

See the hampers available on their website under the Ready Meals Tab:


Ready Meals For Your Convenience

For those who prefer convenience, Thunzi Forest Chalets and Hot Tubs offer a selection of ready-made meals you can enjoy in the comfort of your chalet. These meals are delectable and hassle-free, allowing you to focus on spending quality time with your partner.

See our ready meals options available:


Starry Nights in a Stargazing Dome


For an experience that is truly out of this world, Thunzi Forest Chalets and Hot Tubs present a unique and once-in-a-lifetime opportunity – the stargazing dome. Imagine lying under a vast, unobstructed sky, filled with countless stars, hand in hand with your partner. This is the kind of magical experience that dreams are made of. The stargazing dome offers an intimate and awe-inspiring encounter with the universe, providing the perfect setting for a romantic evening that you’ll treasure forever.

The Stargazing dome also offers luxury amenities such as a Nespresso machine, a wood-fired hot tub, a stunning bathtub, double outdoor showers and an outside Kamado Jan ceramic braai / BBQ.

For more information, visit our Stargazing Dome on our page.

Barge – An Outdoor highlight

With Thunzi’s long list of outdoor activities, you can also experience a unique picnic at the Thunzi Barge Experience. Take yourself on an amazing adventure along the tranquil waters, surrounded by the lush greenery of the forest and beautiful water lilies on the dam. It’s an opportunity to enjoy a picnic while immersed in the beauty of nature. 

See picnic menu’s here: 

Also see the full list of our activities here: 

Experience the Lookout (R450 per couple) 

Enjoy a scenic 2km walk up the hill starting at around 5 pm, no hiking expertise required. You can also drive up if you have a bakkie or 4×4. Upon arrival, staff will set-up cushions, blankets, sparkling wine, and snacks. 

To enjoy a memorable sunset with your partner, book the lookout experience:


Plan your perfect honeymoon or anniversary at Thunzi Forest Chalets and Hot Tubs in South Africa. Combining luxury and nature, it’s the ideal choice for couples. 

Celebrate love in nature’s beauty at Thunzi Forest Chalets and Hot Tubs, where luxury and nature create lasting memories. 

Visit Thunzi Forest Chalets and Hot Tubs to start planning your dream romantic getaway today. 

Book accommodation online:

  • Book special hampers direct:
  • 071 694 9508


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