The fate of Lakeside Lodge was sealed the day Cape Town-based English businesswoman Penny Streeter went for a drive around the lakes while on holiday in the Garden Route.
At the end of a winding road she came upon an extraordinary property for sale, boasting a unique view of Swartvlei estuary, and immediately saw its potential. “My mom came home that night with the kind of enthusiasm she has for all her many projects and we knew it would be just a matter of time before we would all be knee-deep in making the dream come true,” says Penny’s son Adam, who has been overseeing the upgrades and extensions.
“Lakeside Lodge and Spa, incorporating Benguela Brasserie and Restaurant, is the type of destination you want to bring your friends to when showing off the wonders of the Garden Route. Good food, a beautiful setting, a chance for some pampering and plenty of things to do – the epitome of what this stunning place represents.”