Welcome to

Tula Retreat

Calitzdorp, Western Cape

Welcome to Tula Retreat, a sanctuary of conscious living and sustainable practices nestled on the water’s edge of the serene Calitzdorp Dam in the Western Cape. Tula Retreat is more than just a place to stay; it’s a destination where mindfulness meets luxury, and where our commitment to environmental sustainability is woven into every aspect of your experience. Our mission is to guide you towards a life that harmonises with nature, fostering a more sustainable and environmentally aware society.

Imagine waking up to the crisp, clean air of the Little Karoo, abundant with spekboom and other indigenous flora. At Tula Retreat, you’ll find yourself surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty, offering the perfect setting for reflection and rejuvenation. Whether you’re looking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life, reconnect with nature, or embark on a journey of personal growth, Tula Retreat provides the ideal environment.

Our beautiful self-catering unit is designed with your comfort and privacy in mind. Accommodating just two guests, it features a spacious king-size XL bed and an en-suite bathroom that opens onto a patio with stunning views. An outdoor shower offers a refreshing start to your day, while biodegradable toiletries ensure that your stay is as kind to the environment as it is to you.

The open-plan living area includes a comfortable couch and a fireplace, perfect for cosy evenings overlooking the tranquil landscape. The unit is equipped with a kitchenette for your convenience, where you can prepare tea and coffee. Embrace off-the-grid living with LED lights, and relax in the wood-fired hot tub, soaking in the peaceful surroundings.

Our camp also boasts a private safari-style bush kitchen, located approximately 100 metres from the tent. It is fully equipped with a gas stove, gas fridge, and firepit, along with an additional bathroom with a shower. Wi-Fi facilities and solar power points are available at the outdoor kitchen area, allowing you to share your experiences with loved ones while staying true to our eco-friendly ethos.

For those seeking adventure, Tula Retreat offers a range of activities on the Calitzdorp Dam. Guests have access to our private slipway for boating, skiing, and jetskiing. A two-seater canoe is available for exploring the water, and Yellowfish fishing is permitted. Boat cruises can be arranged for a more leisurely exploration of the dam, providing a unique perspective of the stunning landscape.

At Tula Retreat, your privacy is paramount. As the only guests at our establishment, you’ll enjoy exclusive access to all amenities and the freedom to fully immerse yourself in the tranquil environment. Access to the retreat is by boat only, adding to the sense of seclusion and adventure. Free parking is available at the Fish Eagle Private Resort, and our staff will ferry you across the dam to your accommodation.

We encourage you to bring enough snacks and provisions for your stay, as there are no nearby shops. Our staff are on hand from 08h00 to 18h00 to assist with any urgent needs and to ensure your stay is as comfortable and enjoyable as possible.

Tula Retreat is more than just a getaway; it’s a place where you can return to the clarity of your purpose, inspired by the magic of the Little Karoo and the preciousness of each moment. Let the natural beauty and peaceful surroundings of Tula Retreat renew your spirit and foster a deeper connection with the world around you. Welcome to a retreat where luxury and sustainability coexist in perfect harmony.

Stay With Us

Experience unparalleled privacy and comfort at Tula Retreat, where you are our only guests. Our self-catering unit features a king-size XL bed, an en-suite bathroom with a stunning patio view, and an outdoor shower. Enjoy off-the-grid living with LED lights, a cosy fireplace, and a wood-fired hot tub for ultimate relaxation.

What To Do

Immerse yourself in the serene beauty of the Little Karoo with a variety of activities at Tula Retreat. Enjoy fishing, skiing, and jetskiing on the Calitzdorp Dam or explore the waters with our two-seater canoe. For a more leisurely experience, book a boat cruise and savour the breathtaking scenery.


Explore the beauty and tranquillity of Tula Retreat through our gallery. From breathtaking views of the Calitzdorp Dam to the intimate and eco-friendly accommodations, each image tells a story of serenity and sustainable living. See the unique features of our self-catering unit, the outdoor amenities, and the pristine natural surroundings that make Tula Retreat a haven for mindful travellers.

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