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Knysna Manor House

“Experience a Home Away from Home: Knysna Manor House Guesthouse, nestled in a charming Victorian mansion, provides centrally located bed and breakfast accommodation in Knysna. Revel in breath taking views of the stunning Knysna Lagoon, making it a perfect retreat.”

Elephant Hide of Knysna

The lagoon is surrounded by the Knysna Forests, rich in flora and fauna, and some of the most awe-inspiring beaches one can ever witness. Knysna is a destination that offers an all-inclusive experience, catering to families, golfers, bird-watchers, adventure enthusiasts, and holidaymakers alike. And what’s more, you can revel in the luxurious experience of the Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest House, where you can enjoy the pleasures of being barefoot and carefree, while soaking in the stunning surroundings. Experience the ultimate in relaxation and luxury at our exquisite African-themed suites. Each of our nine private suites has been thoughtfully designed and furnished to provide you with the utmost comfort and indulgence. Enjoy the convenience of wireless internet, while immersing yourself in the beauty of African-inspired decor. Our suites are furnished with 100% percale linen to ensure a good night’s sleep. They offer breathtaking views of the Knysna Lagoon and the…

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African Breeze

Experience Leisure Isle lifestyle the African Breeze Guest House way! We invite you to explore the beauty of this exclusive island in contemporary luxury accommodation and beautiful surroundings of the African Breeze Guesthouse. This beautiful guesthouse is nestled in a quiet circle, just a minute’s walk from the Knysna lagoon. We offer all the latest amenities you would expect of a luxury guest house including high speed WIFI throughout. All rooms provide ensuite bathrooms with separate entrances and views of the garden & swimming pool areas. A warm African Breeze greeting awaits and children are most welcome. See you soon!

Headlands House

Welcome to Headlands House A Destination all on its own…… Dramatically situated on the highest point of the famous Knysna Heads, Headlands House offers uninterrupted, 180 degree views through the Heads from its beautiful wooden deck and entertainment area.  Six stylish rooms, with balconies make it perfect to savour the cliff edge, sea views through the Heads and the extraordinary vistas of the Knysna lagoon and the Outeniqua mountains.  The inviting pool is ideal for a refreshing dip, after which a glass of bubbles or chilled wine can be enjoyed on the spacious deck.  Leisurely breakfasts are served in the lounge area or out on the deck, from where dolphins and whales can be spotted in season, as well as yachts slipping out The Heads.

Hide Away

Escape from the cities and their hordes of people and move to smaller towns such as picturesque Knysna. If it’s fresh air you are looking for, you will get it in bucket loads. Amazing beaches where you can walk or run for kms. or just take in the sunshine. As for the Knysna Forests that surround the town, there are many hiking trails as well as MTB routes to discover – so bring your bicycle along or you can hire one here in town on arrival. You could even get to ride with a local! Whether you are a leisure or business traveller or just wanting to more your “office” to a less stressful environment, consider Hide Away Guest House as your home-away-from-home. We are sure that after your journey to Knysna, be it a short one or long one, you will be more than ready for a cup of tea,…

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Stannards Guest Lodge

Come and live a little Stannards Guest Lodge is a 4-star guesthouse situated in a tree-lined suburb of Knysna on South Africa’s scenic Garden Route. Set in a lush, indigenous garden, the lodge has an outdoor salt water swimming pool and barbeque area, covered off-street parking, a vast expanse of lawn and a number of beautiful trees which are home to more than 80 species of birds. Accommodation is provided in four stylishly decorated bedrooms, two luxury bedrooms and two luxury self-catering garden cottages. The suites cater for all tastes, ideal for honeymooners, families, leisure or business travellers. Each bedroom has an en-suite bathroom and a private patio with a view of the garden. Start your morning with a full, healthy and delicious buffet-breakfast served in the airy dining room or on the deck overlooking the garden. We will assist you to plan your activities and excursions in the area…

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Blue Oyster

WELCOME TO BLUE OYSTER BED & BREAKFAST Elegance, tranquility and relaxation are what you will discover at the Blue Oyster B&B. We are superbly situated high upon the ridge overlooking the picturesque town of Knysna, with breathtaking 180 degree views of the Knysna lagoon, heads and the beautiful Outeniqua Mountains as a backdrop. A sense of timelessness is what awaits you upon your arrival at this Mediterranean-style B&B. We are less than 2km from the centre of Knysna making us ideally situated for you to explore all the sites and attractions the region has to offer. Take in the heavenly view from the patio, watching the various activities happening on the lagoon. We look forward to you joining us for a comfortable stay in this relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

Eastford Glen

Eastford is not just a place; Eastford is a group of family orientated, secure estates within five kilometres of Knysna town. Surrounded by natural bush and amazing views, homeowners live a peaceful lifestyle in a tranquil paradise that provides a variety of outdoor opportunities to connect with nature. This beautiful estate is set in natural bush and offers amazing views both of the surrounding hills and of the lagoon. Residents feel secure here whilst enjoying numerous outdoor activities which include hiking trails across our and the adjoining estates. A mere 4km from the centre of Knysna, this area is favoured for its panoramic views, fresh sea breezes and natural environment. A secure and tranquil fynbos-covered estate with many walking paths and a nature loving community.

Green Pastures

Green Pastures is conveniently located less than a 5 minute drive to Knysna town with all its amenities, a few more to beaches, lagoon, and forest, and within an hour’s drive of many attractions along the Garden Route. The farm Green Pastures was developed in response to market demands for quality yet affordable Knysna property. There are 97 properties with an attractive architectural theme typical of the Knysna ‘look’. There is no time limit on development of building stands of which some are still available. An active home owners association administers the estate for the enjoyment of residents, including the “green belt” private open-space with walking trails for recreational use. The roads have the names of local indigenous trees which picks-up on the country ‘feel’ of Green Pastures estate. Security has been addressed with the installation of an electric fence and access gate on the east and north boundaries. Whether…

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GARDEN GATES RETIREMENT VILLAGE

Situated in the Western Cape of South Africa in the heart of the world famous Garden Route, Knysna is a quaint town located on the edge of a vast estuary which flows into the Indian Ocean through two giant sandstone heads. Knysna is easily accessible by air or road with the closest airports in George – 70 km, Port Elizabeth – 260 km and Cape Town – 500km away.

Buffelsbaai Waterfront

Situated in a National Parks Board Reserve, Buffelsbaai boasts an excellent climate and long white beaches. Buffelsbaai is 15km from Knysna. It is a beautiful bay with many activities to make your holiday into one to remember. The surfing is excellent and the swimming the best in the area. For the keen fisherman, there is fishing off the rocks at the point. Situated in the heart of the Garden Route, Buffelsbaai holiday goers have access to the 12 golf courses that are situated from Plettenberg Bay to Mossel bay. Buffelsbaai Waterfront Restaurant Buffelsbaai Waterfront Restaurant boasts a 5 star chef and culinary delights to tickle your tastebuds. We also cater for beach weddings, receptions and other special occasions. Hosts, Peter and Louenza Grace, will make your visit a memorable one. For the past four years, the Grace’s have owned the waterfront, and are the local Estate Agents. They also run a…

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BRENTON ON SEA COTTAGES

Brenton on Sea is a safe, small coastal town 15km west of Knysna.  Brenton (as locals call it) is comfortably close to town and surrounding activities yet removed from the busy hustle and bustle to enjoy the peace and quiet that only a beach town can offer.  Enjoy the bright night sky and listen to the waves crashing while it lulls you to sleep. Wake up in the mornings refreshed and breathe in fresh ocean air that will revive your spirit and recharge your body. Brenton on Sea Cottages is a mere 5min walk from the beach.  Dig your toes in the sand, slow down and take in the breath-taking sunsets.  Live entertainment is offered by the whales and dolphins playing when they are in the bay.  On a very rare, special occasion you might even be lucky to witness the spectacular phosphor (bioluminescence) that lights up the waves at night. Our self-catering…

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Log Cabin Brenton on Sea

Lovely ocean views on your drive to the cabin , and as a bonus beautiful valley views from the cabin itself. From the beach, you may even spot the whales in season, or dolphins frolicking in the waves. Experience the natural beauty of Brenton-on-Sea, where buck and tortoises roam freely. Free Wi-Fi  is one of our services we provide as a result, you can stream a movie or do some work remotely. Brenton on Sea – Log Cabin is set close to the beachfront in Brenton-on-Sea. The property has picturesque views and is 18 km from Knysna Forest. The cabin features a flat-screen TV with DStv and one bedroom with en-suite bathroom. The kitchenette is equipped with a kettle, toaster, microwave, stove, oven, fridge and automatic top loader washing machine. The cabin offers a Weber kettle barbecue. Windsurfing, paragliding, boating and fishing can be enjoyed nearby. Lindsay Castle at Noetzie…

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The Beach House

LEMON TREE COTTAGE All the rooms are tastefully decorated. Hairdryers are provided. Access right onto the lagoon. Breakfast can be arranged at East Head Cafe. 2 Bedrooms 2 bathrooms\shower fully equipped and serviced with linen provided. Comfortable with private deck and barbecue facility Parking available. BEACH COTTAGE All the rooms are tastefully decorated. Hairdryers are provided. Access right onto the lagoon. Breakfast can be arranged at East Head Cafe. 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom\Shower fully equipped and serviced with linen provided. Comfortable with private lawn and barbecue facilities. Parking available.

Knysna Forest Marathon 2024

The race offers several unique highlights found in no other race anywhere in the world. Much of the run takes place deep in the forest with a breath-taking view over the Knysna lagoon into The Heads, for inspiration towards the finish. One race tip is to start slow. Although no one taking part has ever seen the elusive Knysna elephants, little piles of dung sometimes seen on the route are a reminder that they do inhabit the forest, somewhere. Keeping this pristine environment in mind and the potential impact of the race on it, all runners share rides into the forest provided by local taxis to the race start in a clearing in the forest, where runners arriving early are also treated to hot drinks and snacks next to warming fires. ENTRIES Race Date is 22 JUNE 2024.   Compulsory Registration on 21 JUNE 2024 between 10:00 and 22:00 Online…

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Knysna Cycle Tour 2024 Road Ride

Knysna Cycle Tour 2024 Road Ride Registration Friday 28th June 2024 11:00 to 19:00 Saturday 29th June 2024 Registration Road Race 10:00 – 13:00 No registration on Sunday 30th June 2024 On Day 2 100 km Ride Ride – Knysna to Wilderness Up the Serpentine Climb as in 1987 Try the challenge again this year 50 km Ride Knysna to Sedgefield and back Undulating ride for the beginner and wannabes Visit Knysna during the mid-year break All bikes welcome on these routes After your invigorating morning ride through the captivating Knysna road race, you’ll reach the Knysna High School Fields. There, you can enjoy refreshments and food. It’s the perfect place to unwind and relax.

Knysna Cycle Tour 2024 MTB Ride

Knysna Cycle Tour 2024 Registration Friday 28th June 2024 11:00 to 19:00 Saturday 29th June 2024 Late Number Collection 06:00 – 07:00 Experience the enchanting Knysna Forest on Day 1 of the Knysna Cycle Tour. Ride through dense indigenous forest, surrounded by towering trees and lush ferns. Choose between a 85, 45 or 30 km loop, and embrace invigorating climbs and thrilling descents. Conquer gravel roads and navigate jeep tracks in this magical and captivating natural landscape. All rides start at the base of Simola Hill on Old Cape Road. Please park at the designated area near Knysna High School Fields. If parking around the field is unavailable, you can find parking in other areas of town. It’s just a short 2km ride from the parking area to the starting line, serving as a great warm-up. The events begin with a delightful 2km climb to the summit of Simola. After…

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Belvidere Manor

Belvidere Manor is Situated on South Africa’s scenic Garden Route in the popular lagoonside town of Knysna, Belvidere Manor offers comfortable self-catering accommodation in single- and double-storey freestanding cottages, a range of delicious dining experiences and breathtaking natural surroundings.

Thesen Islands Destinations

LUXURY SELF-CATERING HOLIDAY ACCOMMODATION THESEN ISLANDS Thesen Islands Destinations offers you luxury, self-catering holiday rentals on Thesen Islands in Knysna situated in the heart of the spectacular Garden Route. Set in the Knysna lagoon, Thesen Islands offer holiday accommodation in a naturally safe, secure and relaxed vacation destination amidst spectacular beauty. We invite you to experience this unique island holiday in Knysna for yourself in one of the stylishly decorated holiday homes, villas and apartments that are available

Paradise Private

About Paradise Private Zen Studios Come and experience bio-inspired solidwood architecture at Paradise Private, lovingly designed & handcrafted with romance at heart, by your host, Francois.  The roof cover uses unique, organic, indigenous planted living roofs, for healthy living, and lower carbon footprint. Rekindle your love with a Romantic Getaway – you are invited to come and experience pure magic, and spend your stay in an authentic & unique environment – upon arrival you will feel like you are entering a different world.  Our cosy studios are a blissful base and bring the romance to you.  Perfect for a Honeymoon, Anniversary celebration, Valentines treat, or even if you just want to stay put and chill out.  All of this of course, with a touch of Zen.