Knysna Central Accommodation

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Inyathi Guest Lodge Self Catering

Inyathi's fully equipped Self-Catering Chalets are situated in our highly convenient new location of 38 Trotter Street. Extremely central, but down a quiet side street away from the hustle and bustle, just two streets (450m) from the Waterfront, Featherbed's and metres from Gray Street, Woodmill Lane and all the supermarkets, shops, bars and restaurants around. Our new location is also only a 2 minute walk to the Lagoon, Thesen Island shops and restaurants, Mitchell's Brewery and the Knysna High School Fields. Our Chalets follow the uniquely Inyathi African theme with bright materials, wooden masks & statues, pictures, reed baskets and bowls, beads and wall hangings in every room, and there is plenty of privacy to help unwind, relax and enjoy everything Knysna has to offer. The completely self-contained chalets are a home away from home with everything required for a one night stop over or an entire family annual vacation. All the chalets are child and pet friendly, and are situated at ground level so easily accessible for the elderly or people with mobility difficulties etc. There are 4 x One Bedroom Chalets (with a double bed), and 3 x Two Bedroom Chalets (with one bedroom with double bed and a second bedroom with two single beds) ideal for families or friends travelling together. All our recently renovated Chalets, offer separate bedroom, bathroom and kitchen/diner with lounge area. The kitchens are fully equipped with fridge/freezer, wash up area, hot plates/stove, microwave, toaster, kettle, pots, pans, crockery and cutlery. All linen and towels are provided (and beach towels are available on request) and the chalets are serviced daily. Along with free WIFI, toiletries and tea & coffee, there is also a TV, hairdryer, oil heater and overhead fans. Each chalet has dedicated off-street parking, a private entrance and a walled in garden with outdoor seating/dining area and of course a braai. From the moment you enter Inyathi, you will be met with enthusiastic, helpful staff, beautiful clean surroundings, a relaxed atmosphere and unique vibrant decor. Inyathi is an ideal spot for a romantic break or honeymoon, the highlight of a leisurely drive along the Garden Route or an all-expenses paid business trip.

Oniro on Thesen

This superb holiday home on Thesen Islands is designed for relaxed, easy indoor/outdoor living with large veranda with uninterrupted view of Knysna lagoon and wetlands. The ground floors and all bedrooms have high rafted ceilings, an open plan Lounge, dining room, kitchen, which leads onto a large patio with comfortable outdoor furniture and a deck with a crystal clear pool, and a superb gas Braai. The self catering cottage that is attached to the house has 2 large double bedrooms en-suite. The upstairs bedroom leads onto a patio with stunning views looking out over the Knysna lagoon. The downstairs cottage bedroom has a full bathroom en suite and is totally self-catering. This holiday home has one of the best positions on Thesen Island with uninterrupted views and is very private. A staircase off the deck will lead you to our private floating jetty, where you could tie your own boat or do some fishing. Our large patio deck is ideal for those that wish to sunbathe in privacy and lie next to the pool. Thesen Islands offers a lot to the visitors, both young and old: There is walking, cycling, and swimming at the beaches within Thesen. There are also 2 tennis courts, a squash court, a children's playground and a small grassed 18 holes Golf putting course, all these facilities can be used by our guests. If you do feel energetic after having explored the Thesen Islands parklands, you can stroll to Thesen Harbour Town, which has shops, boutiques and restaurants, including 'ile de pane', oyster bars, Knysna Quays Waterfront or drive to Knysna Town which is 5 minutes away. Thesen Islands is a private estate with a gated entrance and is surrounded by the waters of the Knysna Lagoon, offering a relaxed and naturally safe lifestyle, amongst glorious surroundings. Guests use an electronic disk for entering and exiting. What we have to offer: Main House Open plan lounge, dining room, kitchen, scullery/laundry. Main bedroom with king-size bed, bathroom en-suite Bath and Shower Very large decked patio with sparkling pool and gas braai facilities. Upstairs in Main House One bedroom with2x ¾ beds that can be joined with en-suite shower, basin & toilet. One Bedroom (the Den) has 4 bunk beds, with private shower, basin and toilet. This bedroom leads onto a balcony. Outside cottage next to fountain feature Upstairs Bedroom Very large bedroom with two single beds that can be joined. Leads out onto a patio over looking beautiful views. DSTV and en suite bathroom with shower, basin and toilet. Downstairs Cottage Bedroom Large room with double bed, DSTV and full bathroom en suite. It has a kitchenette facility for self catering. Other Facilities: DSTV and all Bedrooms have TV's. Sleeps max 12 guests. Linen and towels provided (bring your own beach towels) Kitchen with dishwasher, electric range, 2x refrigerator/freezer, electric kettle, toaster, Large Ice machine, cooking utensils, cutlery, crockery and glasses Large laundry and scullery Dining room sits up to 16 people Lounge sitting for 10 people Under floor heating in lounge/dining/kitchen area Gas fireplace in open plan area Guest WC Private jetty (maximum boat size: 5.5m by 2.3m) Double garage Outside shower Private garden

Loeries Call

180 degree views of the stunning Knysna lagoon! Top finishes in brand new house for your private use. Lovely garden and pool. Sunny deck to enjoy the views and a Fireplace to add atmosphere and warmth on cooler evenings. So close to town but quiet and private. 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms, 2 ensuite to accommodate 8 guests. Bedroom 1: King bed full ensuite. Bedroom 2: King bed full ensuite. Bedroom 3: twin beds shared full bathroom. Beds can be converted to king. Bedroom 4: twin beds shared full bathroom. Wi-Fi throughout and a comfortable lounge, dining room and 8 seater table out on the deck with braai facilities. Full Sattelite package in Lounge and Master bedroom. House is fully appointed with full kitchen and utensils fit for a master chef! House is serviced 5 days a week by Linda. Weekends can be arranged with her at R200 per day Saturday and R300 for Sunday's at your expense. We look forward to hosting you and making your trip to Knysna a memorable one!

36 Ridge Dr Knysna

This stylish, contemporary holiday home with stunning views of the Knysna Lagoon and Knysna Heads is perfectly appointed for those wishing for a beautiful venue from which to explore Knysna. Perched on the hillside of Paradise/Knysna Heights, it is only a few minutes drive from the town centre with its endless array of restaurants, coffee shops, waterfront entertainment and excellent shopping. Accommodation is provided in 3 en suite double bedrooms with either twin or king beds (as per preference). In addition, there is a 2 sleeper bunk bed for children. Each of the 3 bedrooms opens out onto a private deck through stack doors. Two of the bedrooms are on the upper level, one with bath and shower, and the other with shower only. The third bedroom is on the lower level and has an en suite shower. The living area is situated on the lower level and has an easy indoor/ outdoor flow from the pool area to the lounge, dining and kitchen area, and the multi - leveled decks. All these rooms open outdoors through concertina, fold back doors and the views are spectacular from every angle! There is a built-in BBQ/braai on the main deck as well as outdoor seating for those balmy evenings. A Morso fireplace (slow combusting enclosed wood burner ) is available for your use on colder nights. It is very effective and will heat the house in a few hours. The kitchen is well equipped for 8 plus people with all the necessary gadgets and appliances for cooking, as well as a state of the art Bosch coffee machine. The laundry and scullery area provide a washing machine, tumble drier and dish washer. DSTV Explorer is available; the house is secure having both internal PIR's and external beams; there is a safe for valuables; the property is serviced 5 - 6 days a week. Knysna has become a very sought after holiday destination - it is a beautiful town which offers a large variety of activities including waterfront entertainment, beautiful beaches, fishing, golf courses, farmers' markets, craft markets, forests and valley walks.

Villa Paradisa Guest House

Villa Paradisa - spectacular 5-Star Guest House situated high up on Paradise hill in picturesque Knysna, the pearl of the Garden Route. Exclusive, luxurious bed and breakfast accommodation commanding breathtaking panoramic views of Leisure Island, Thesen Islands, town and the famous Heads and Knysna lagoon. The perfect place to spend your holiday, honeymoon or romantic getaway, relaxing at the rim-flow pool or in the Jacuzzi, while gazing at the ever-changing moods and tides of the lagoon and the twinkling lights by night. Enjoy sundowners on your veranda or in the pavilion at the poolside before going out to dine at one of Knysna's fine restaurants. The Villa Villa Paradisa has been designed to offer the best vistas from every conceivable aspect. The architecture compliments coastal lifestyle with an emphasis on outdoor living and relaxation. The finishes were inspired by the environment, from the colours of sand and sea, and textures of natural sandstone, marble, travertine, porcelain and wood, to the wave design of the sea green balustrades. The Suites The Villa has four well appointed suites, individually created with style, comfort and the best views possible in mind. Each suite, together with the bathroom and covered, furnished veranda, is a spacious +- 50sqm. The bedrooms have air conditioning (heating and cooling), silent bar fridge, nespresso machine, electric fan, flat-screenTV, armchairs and dressing table, with hairdryer and coffee/tea-making facilities. The stylish bathrooms comprise bath tub for two, seamless glass shower and heated towel rail. The Honeymoon Suite has a Spa tub. Fluffy bath sheets, velvety robes and luxurious bath & body products are provided. Oyster Suite Maximum Number: 2 Adults (possible by arrangement for 3rd person to share) The "Love Room" or Honeymoon Suite - beautiful, spacious open-plan room with extra-length queen bed, fine white cotton percale linen, colours of sand, silver, gold, cocoa and shades of aquamarine. Double smoked glass basins, Jacuzzi bath with double "captain" seats, seamless glass shower plus hand shower and separate toilet. Private veranda furnished with "love seat" and café table with chairs. Fabulous views from bedroom, bath, shower and veranda. Coral Suite Maximum Number: 2 Adults Gorgeous room with queen bed, bath tub for two, seamless glass shower with unique corner shower seat plus hand shower. Bamboo/cotton percale linen, colours of sand, gold, cocoa and coral. Large veranda furnished with cushioned day-bed and cafe table with chairs. Stunning sweeping views from entire suite including bathroom. Sea Urchin Suite Maximum Number: 2 Adults Lovely, light, sunny room with extra-length king or twin bed option. Colours of sand, gold, cocoa and glimpses of sea urchin green. Veranda furnished with cushioned bench, café table and chairs. Beautiful views of the lagoon from bedroom and veranda. Seahorse Room Petite room with king or twin beds, bath and seamless glass shower. Lavishly decorated with French white wood, crystal embellishments and ornately famed mirrors, the colours are tranquil throughout, reminiscent of glistening sea sand. French doors open onto a sandstone patio with a cushioned bench and café table with chairs. The room features views over the lagoon from the bedroom and patio area. The room is equipped with comfortable arm chair, Ottoman, dressing table, flat screen TV (DSTV - limited bouquet), hairdryer, air conditioner, ceiling fan, heated towel rail, bar fridge in a mini-armoire, Nespresso machine, complimentary coffee & tea selection, fine cotton percale linen, velvety bath robes, fluffy bath sheets and luxurious guest amenities. Under-carpet heating for the winter time. Seahorse is a comfortable 30 sqm room (including the bathroom) and the patio area an additional 30 sqm. Seahorse is located on the ground level, with parking closely situated. Facilities & Services Guest Lounge with lagoon view Pavilion and sun terrace with stunning view Sparkling rim flow pool with Martini seats, and Jacuzzi, both with awesome views (unattended) Complimentary secure on-site parking Suites are serviced daily and in addition, an evening turndown service is offered Full breakfast is served in the dining room or pavilion (weather permitting) Complimentary Broadband wireless access Guest laundry service Wine, champagne and beverage selection Beauty therapy by appointment Late check-in Concierge Desk The Concierge Desk is operated by your hosts to assist with information on local activities and any reservations during your stay, including: Dinner at nearby fine restaurants Golf Yacht & boat trips Taxis & airport transfers Other local activities/places of interest include: forest walks or drives; beach walks; cycling; canoeing; abseiling; fishing; whale and dolphin watching; kite boarding; snorkeling; paragliding; Knysna Elephant Park; Tenikwa Wild Cat Sanctuary; Birds of Eden; Monkeyland etc. We regret to inform that Due to the nature of the terrain, Villa Paradisa is not suited to physically challenged guests or young children. In compliance with the law, smoking is only permitted on balconies and outdoor areas.

Acornhill

Acornhill is situated in the small historic town of Knysna, in the heart of the Garden Route. Voted South Africa's favourite town, Knysna lies on the shores of an estuary between indigenous forests, Outeniqua mountains and a breathtaking coastline. With so much to offer it is not surprising that Knysna is so popular with holidaymakers and tourists, and accommodation is often at a premium. Acornhill is the answer for those looking for affordable accommodation without sacrificing comfort. Conveniently situated 2km from the town centre & walking distance to the Lagoon Walkway, Acornhill is an ideal spot from which to explore this prime tourist area with all it has to offer (see list below). The 8 self-contained cottage style units have their own patio front entrance overlooking a communal garden. Much appreciated by our guests is that each has its own private enclosed garden area with views of the lagoon through the trees, individual built-in braai (barbecue) and patio furniture. All are fully equipped including small TV, galley type kitchenette with u/c fridge and stove, wall heaters. Shower or bath. Linen provided. Off street parking. Swimming pool DStv available (please bring your own smartcard) Jenny Wren (sleeps 2) Attractive bed-sitter with double bed, cane lounge chairs, dinette and equipped galley kitchenette with mini stove and under-counter fridge, leading onto own private garden area. En suite shower Robin (sleeps 2-4) Larger unit with 1 bedroom (double bed) with lagoon views and entrance onto private garden. En suite shower. Comfortable living/ dining with small kitchenette with 3 plate stove and oven, and under-counter fridge, dinette and futon sleeper couch for 2 persons. Popular with honeymooners. Sunbird and Wagtail (each sleeps 4) Small family units with cosy living room with comfortable cane furniture and dinette. Galley kitchenette with 3 plate stove and oven, and under-counter fridge leads onto garden. 2 bedrooms, one with double bed overlooking private garden area, other two singles. "Sunbird" has a shower, "Wagtail" a bath with a shower over the bath. Loerie cottage (sleeps 2-4) Open plan bachelor type with twin single beds + bunk bed, fully equipped kitchenette, Dstv, Wi-Fi, Braai facilities & Safe parking Kingfisher cottage (sleeps 2-4) Open plan bachelor type with King bed + bunk bed, fully equipped kitchenette, Dstv, Wi-Fi, Braai facilities & Safe parking Sugarbird cottage (sleeps 2-4) Open plan bachelor type with king bed + bunk bed, fully equipped kitchenette, Dstv, Wi-Fi, Braai facilities & Safe parking Lovebird cottage (sleeps 2-4) Open plan bachelor type with twin single beds + bunk bed, fully equipped kitchenette, Dstv, Wi-Fi, Braai facilities & Safe parking Our aim has been to provide comfortable affordable alternative accommodation to enable those on a budget to experience what this beautiful area has to offer: Spectacular beaches Lagoon Cruises Forest Walks Nature Reserves Outeniqua Tjoe-Choo Steam Train Bird & Whale Watching Water Sports Hiking Mountain Biking Horse riding Waterfront Restaurants (a small popular pub and grill within walking distance of Acornhill) Arts and Crafts Adventure sports - world's highest bungy jump, world's highest abseiling, scuba diving, hang gliding. Day Trips further afield to: Oudtshoorn Historical Mossel Bay Tsitsikamma Forest Marine Reserve

Lagoon Lodge

If you need a break-away to an elegant and romantic setting, we are ready to treat you and your loved one, in our brand new lodge! The setting is also ideal for golf trips, as it is just down the road from a renowned golf course! Special excursions can be arranged for the non-golfing partners. Some of the rooms has entrance to a balcony, where you'd have an exquisite view, over the tree tops with rich birdlife, and the lagoon, right into the heads! We serve a recommendable 3 course breakfast in the dining room or balcony overlooking the lagoon. Our guests are often surprised by the shy presence of a Knysna Loerie in the trees just off the balcony! We have a luxury Vito combi bus, and arrange tours and trips for our guests or transfers to and from the airport, if and when required Room 1 & 2 - top floor with double beds each with en-suite bathrooms with showers. Rooms 3 & 4 - balcony rooms with double beds each with en-suite bathrooms with showers. Room 5 - budget room with twin single beds with en suite bathroom with shower & self cater facilities - kitchenette. Room 6 - Budget room with 3 x single beds with en-suite bathroom with shower & self cater facilities - kitchenette. Rooms 7 & 8 - Double bed rooms on the terrace level with double bed each with en-suite bathrooms with showers and self cater facilities - kitchenette. Al the rooms have Dstv Wi-Fi Stunning lagoon view Safe parking The beauty of it all is that is affordable enough and a treat to anyone!

Footprints of Knysna

Nature meets adventure @ Footprints of Knysna. With their own particular brand of hospitality, passion for tourism, open approach and new ideas, Kitty and Danny are giving this tried and trusted accommodation (formerly Forget-me-Not) a fresh new look and energy. All accommodation has self-catering options and each apartment/studio has views of the garden, Knysna lagoon and dramatic Knysna Heads. This quaint and quirky establishment with its sloping slate roof and dormer windows gives a relaxed 'home from home' environment and plenty of space and privacy. All our accommodation has full en-suite bathrooms, private decks with BBQ/Braai, TV (DSTV Hotel package), airconditioning or fans, heaters, kitchen or kitchenette and easy access to our large secluded garden and sparkling pool to relax and take time out during your stay. The property is fully fenced with secure parking and is ideal for self-drive guests, couples, golfers, honeymooners, business travellers, small families, hikers, festival goers and groups of friends. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms and rooms serviced daily. All rooms are Non-smoking. The presence of our loving and loveable staffie dogs means no other pets are allowed but they adore and protect our guests. Accommodation options are: Unit 1 - "Heads Up" - upper level apartment (2/3 sleeper) A spacious apartment with a nautical feel - crisp blue and white décor welcome you aboard this simple yet stylish self-catering accommodation. An open plan lounge/fully equipped kitchen/dining room with separate bedroom with queen size bed and full en-suite bathroom. Spacious and comfortable accommodation with private entrance - suitable for a couple or couple/one child (not suitable for toddlers). An additional pull out bed in lounge area for extra child/adult. Watch the yachts and ever-changing tidal vistas of the lagoon and the forever views over the Knysna Heads from your private deck/balcony. Unit 2 - "Down to Earth" lower level apartment - Family room (4 sleeper) A practical and unpretentious ground floor self-catering apartment with a full en-suite bathroom. The lounge/bedroom area is open plan with twin beds and 2 extra single beds – accommodating 4 people comfortably. An inter-leading fully equipped kitchen and dining area makes this spacious ground floor apartment a fun and functional space for families, friends or just a couple wanting space! Decorated in bright and earthy natural colours with hints of the flora, fauna and forest which make Knysna "Naturally Yours". A private covered deck (with kettle braai) - leading to the garden and swimming pool and lovely vistas of the Knysna Lagoon - completes the picture. Unit 3 - "Featherbed" Studio" - upper level. The "Featherbed" studio is a romantic upper level studio room with adjoining kitchenette and views over the Knysna Lagoon and Featherbed Nature Reserve. Nestled under the sloping slate roof with dormer windows letting in the sky light this love nest boasts a bedroom with queen size bed and full en-suite bathroom. Adjoining kitchenette/dining area. The Featherbed Studio will captivate you with its quirky décor where birds of a feather can flock together. Views of the garden, lagoon and Knsyna Heads from the private deck and dining area. Air-conditioning/Heating complete this comfort zone. Footprints of Knysna is set away from the N2 highway butlocated just a five minute drive from Knysna's bustling town, vibrant waterfront, architect-inspired Thesen Harbour Town and peaceful Leisure Isle. An eclectic mix of shops, restaurants, galleries and activities awaits the curious traveller. Footprints will cater for all your holiday requirements in this Fun Filled Forest Town. Visitors can choose the pace of their holiday - either embarking on a whirlwind rollercoaster ride of adventure and activity or make it a more relaxed and laid back vacation whilst soaking up the spectacular and diverse surroundings which are “Naturally Knysna”. Beaches, lakes, mountains, cool green forests and rivers offer visitors an unforgettable holiday. Knysna offers - amongst others - some amazing experiences including: Water Based Featherbed Nature Reserve, Boat based Dolphin/Seal/Whale-watching, Canoeing, Kayaking and Scuba Diving, Lagoon cruises and Catamaran sailing and Fly fishing Land Based Forest Excursions - Hiking, Biking and Exploring the forests surrounding Knysna and the Fynbos and indigenous Pledge nature reserve Top Golf Courses - Pezula, Knysna and Simola Township Tours & Arts & Crafts markets and galleries Wildlife Animal Sanctuaries (Elephant Sanctuary, Monkeyland, Birds of Eden) nearby in Plettenberg Bay &The Crags Knysna Waterfront; Mitchells Brewery Tours Air Based Whale watching, skydiving and paragliding and Star Gazing! Linger longer than a day in Knysna as we are very conveniently situated for visiting so many world renowned and spectacular places along the Garden Route.  60km from George 40km from Wilderness 20km from Sedgefield 92 km from Oudtshoorn 30km from Robberg Nature Reserve and Plettenberg Bay 70 km from the world famous Bloukrans Bungi Jump 96km from Storms River Mouth and the beautiful Tsitsikamma forests - home of the Tsitsikamma Canopy Tour and a host of other amazing and memorable experiences.

Salt River Lodge

Salt River Lodge is set in a supremely tranquil location, situated on the northern side of the lagoon with its natural ebb and flow of the tide. It is part of a natural bird sanctuary which includes the Knysna Lourie, Heron and the Egyptian Geese which often visit for a drink from the swimming pool. With only 4 flats, we ensure it is not overcrowded. Each flat sleeps 4 adults and 2 kids under 14 years. The accommodation is fully equipped with everything required for self catering needs which include a stove, oven, microwave oven, full sized fridge with freezer and proper braai facilities and linen. Flats can be fully serviced upon request. Flat 1: Has a main bedroom with double bed, second bedroom with 2 single beds, bathroom with shower only-wheelchair friendly and a sleeper couch in living area. Flat 2: Has one double bed in the main bedroom, with 2 single beds in second bedroom and a double sleeper couch in the living room. Two bathrooms both with showers. Flat 3: Double bed in main room, 3 single beds in second bedroom and double sleeper couch in living area. One bathroom with a shower. Flat 4: 2 Bedrooms both with double beds, and a double sleeper couch in the living room. Two bathrooms, one with a bath and a shower and the other with shower. Each flat has two TV's with DStv. There is a swimming pool and a communal pool table for your convenience. Each unit has own braai facilities & a stunning river view.

Oyster Creek Lodge

Knysna is situated in the heart of South Africa's famous Garden Route - between Port Elizabeth and Cape Town. Oyster Creek Lodge is uniquely positioned on the tip of The Point, surrounded by the beautiful Knysna Lagoon on three sides - Obviously with spectacular views from all the rooms. We offer varied accommodation to suit our guests' personal requirements. The whole lodge, sleeping 12 guests maximum, is available on a self catering or bed & breakfast basis. Obviously special rates apply when the whole lodge is taken up at any specific time, for periods not shorter than 3 nights. We have 4 en suite bedrooms and 1 with private bathroom. 3 Rooms open onto the deck, 1 overlooks the Lagoon and mountains on the other side of the lodge and the downstairs room opens into the garden, a few metres away from the Lagoon. Room 1 - Luxury Suite: This beautiful room is the ultimate in luxury. Queen-size bed and small lounge area with its own Plasma TV. Leading out onto the deck overlooking the Knysna Lagoon that surrounds the Lodge on 3 sides. Also magnificent views of the Knysna Heads. The luxury bathroom offers an elevated oval bath, double vanity slab, separate shower and separate toilet. What could be better than enjoying a glass of bubbly by candle light with your partner in the bath? Room 2: This lovely double bedded room with en suite shower is located on the other side of the Lodge and overlooks the Knysna Lagoon and Outeniqua mountains in the background. The fern-coloured decor turns this room into a true Knysna Forest experience! Room 3: The only twin bedded room in the Lodge, but beautiful with unusual decor and en suite shower. Leads out onto the deck. Room 4: An all-time favourite with our guests. Double bedded with en suite bathroom with both shower and bath. Leads out onto the deck with stunning views. The Loft: We moved our lovely yellowwood pub down into the lounge area and changed the Loft into a very unusual but beautiful bedroom. Romantic! Double bedded with separate toilet and open plan bathroom - oval bath! Stunning views from your very own Romeo and Juliet balcony or watch the seagulls and oyster catchers play whilst having your bath!" We offer braai and pub facilities, a pool table and beautiful log fires. Apart from a scrumptious breakfast, we can also provide additional home cooked meals at very reasonable prices. We also have a 2-man canoe for use by guests. Winter Special We normally have excellent weather during May, June and August. Why not make use of the low season rates and at the same time benefit from our Winter Special: Stay for 3 nights and only pay for 2! Winter Brides: Why not spend your honeymoon in beautiful Knysna and benefit from Oyster Creek Lodges' winter special. We will also spoil you with a bottle of bubbly and some other surprises. Attractions in the Knysna Area: Watersports, Lagoon Cruises, Forest Walks, Bird Watching (from our own deck!), Horse-riding, Fishing, Golf, Elephant Park, Oyster Tasting, etc. The world's highest bungy jump at Storms' River and Shark Caging at Mossel Bay can be arranged. Safaris for whale- and dolphin watching also available in the area. Your hosts are Clive and Esther and we look forward to welcoming you to our lovely home!

Pumula Lodge

Pumula is an African name for "rest". For lovers of nature, the tranquil parkland atmosphere supports an abundant bird life and over 100 species have been identified to date. The lodge is centrally situated between the town and the famous "Knysna Heads" which allows for easy access to all the attractions in the area. Pumula offers the following rooms: Room 1: Bedroom size: 7m x 2.8m. Double room with two double beds (2 x normal double beds–1,9 x 1.4 meters each)  en-suite shower. This room can sleep 4. Room 2: Bedroom size: 6m x 2.8m. King Room with 1 x  king size mattress (1,9 x 1.8 meters) en-suite shower. Room can be converted to a twin bedded room  which is 2 single beds (2 x 1.9 x 0.90 meters) Room 3: Bedroom size: 6m x 2.8m. 1 x Twin bedded room which is two single beds (2 x 1.9 x 0.90 meters) en-suite shower. Room 4: Bedroom size: 6m x 2.8m. 1 x Twin bedded room which is two single beds (2 x 1.9 x 0.90 meters) with en-suite shower. Room 5: Bedroom size: 6m x 2.8m. King Room with 1 x  king size mattress (1,9 x 1.8 meters) full en-suite bathroom (bath and shower) Room can be converted to  a twin bedded room  which is 2 single beds (2 x 1.9 x 0.90 meters All rooms have private entrances. Each bedroom has its own deck, which overlooks the beautiful gardens, and has flat screen television, hair dryers, safe, under carpet heaters, ceiling fans and tea/ coffee cabinet. We serve a hearty 'Tree-Top' breakfast amongst the birds and there is a barbeque facility in the garden. In the evening guests can choose from a selection of fine restaurants, which are located within 10 minutes drive. Although close to the town it is the parkland atmosphere which sets Pumula apart from the other establishments in Knysna. The owner is an enthusiastic birder and can advise guests on the best birding spots in the area or even accompany them when possible. The lodge is also situated close to a bird sanctuary. The beautiful Knysna golf course is only 500 metres from the lodge and a further 6 top golf courses can be visited on day trips, which are within a 70 kilometer radius of the lodge. The owner is also a keen golfer and can assist guests in planning a wonderful golfing holiday. The following activities can also be planned for during a stay at Pumula Lodge: Forest walks Mountain bike trails in the forest Horse riding Fishing in the lagoon or at sea Pleasure cruises on the lagoon Arts and craft tours in the area Daily excursions to Tzitzikamma national park Daily excursions to Oudtshoorn to visit the Cango Caves, ostrich farms and crocodile farm. Many other activities. Regret no children under 10. No Pets. Secure undercover parking. Swimming pool. Non smoking rooms. Tourism Grading Council of South Africa - 4 Star B&B. 

Knysna The Greens

The Greens Guest House is situated in the heart of the lush Garden Route greenery in the picturesque and popular town of Knysna. An elegant single storey architectural jewel, housing a large open plan living area, eight exquisite en-suite bedrooms, and secure outside pool deck with spectacular views of the Knysna Heads and Knysna Golf Course. Each room is classic and modern in design with its own private entrance, en-suite bathroom with shower, flat-screen TV with satellite channels, free WiFi, free toiletries, hairdryer, electronic safe, mini fridge, tea and coffee facilities and private veranda with table and chairs to enjoy the pristine views. Guests staying at The Greens can enjoy a lazy afternoon relaxing by the pool overlooking the pristine gardens on the furniture provided or take a dip on the warm summer days. Guests also have access to the barbeque facilities by the garden and pool area. The well-known Knysna Golf Course is only 50 meters away and we are a mere 10-minute drive from the famous Knysna Heads and Forest, Knysna Waterfront and Simola Golf Course. The Greens is ideal for business or leisure travellers looking for a serene, relaxing and pristine environment.

Founders Keepers - Leisure Isle

Founders Keepers provides the Garden Route visitor a unique holiday experience. Not only is our location superb, but it makes holidaying in Knysna extremely affordable. Leisure Isle is ideal, the spacious apartment is private, safe and less than a 2 minute walk to the Leisure Isle beach. Enjoy scenic walks, cycles or sundowners on Bollards Bay Beach. Because of our convenient situation, guests can enjoy all the tourist attractions that Knysna has to offer ie forest or beach walks, aquatic/sporting activities, numerous golf courses, as well as award wining restaurants, unlimited shopping, one of the best waterfronts in the country, game parks etc. Our "home from home" apartment consists of a kitchenette with an open plan living area, leading out onto a private deck. The bedroom has a comfortable King/Twin bed with ample cupboard space and the bathroom includes a shower (no bath). Founders Keepers is ideal for two adults, but can accommodate a child on the sleeper couch in the lounge. Access to WI-FI and Full DSTV is available. Laundry, cleaning service.

Beletage self catering

Your apartment on the sought after Leisure Island in the Kysna Lagoon. The studio apartment offers a queen size bed, a fully equipped kitchen which hides in a cupboard. A modern bathroom with a walk in shower and heated towel rail. A private patio with table and chairs to enjoy breakfast in the morning and a lovely "cuddle corner" for those warm summer nights outside. The beaches are in very easy walking distance and you can rent canoes to paddle in the lagoon. Boat mooring available by arrangement

Rose Cottage Knysna

Comfortable, private, affordable and peaceful. A real 'home away from home' experience! Self-catering accommodation in Knysna for one to three guests, children are welcome and can be accommodated. Rose Cottage is situated in a secure, beautiful and tranquil garden where guests may enjoy observing the abundant bird-life or laze around the secluded pool. Rose Cottage is a few minutes drive from The Heads, the lovely shores of Leisure Isle, Pezula and Knysna golf courses - we are ideally situated to enjoy this beautiful town. Rose Cottage is a large comfortable one bedroom self-catering cottage with en-suite bathroom, a lounge and dining area, kitchen and patio perfect for an afternoon cup of tea or sundowners. There is a separate guest braai area and guests are welcome to use the pool area to unwind and relax. Rose Cottage sleeps a maximum of three persons. There is an additional single bed in the large living area to accommodate a third guest/child if necessary. Rose Cottage has air-conditioning in the bedroom and full DSTV. It is a true home-from-home at reasonable rates in a haven of peace and tranquility. Our cottage is very popular with longer stay overseas guests who want the feeling of staying in a home rather than a hotel. We service Rose Cottage once weekly and provide new linen and towels regularly.

Stannards Guest Lodge

Stannards Guest Lodge is located in the peaceful suburb of Hunter's Home in Knysna, five minutes away from the lagoon and world-class golf courses, and ten minutes from the famous Heads, town center and vibrant waterfront. The six en-suite bedrooms, creatively and tastefully decorated, have their own private entrance and patio overlooking the landscaped garden. Room facilities include DSTV, fan, heater, tea tray and wi-fi. The two luxury self-catering garden cottages both include a spacious lounge with a fireplace, a fully equipped kitchen, flat screen LCD TV, I-pod docking station and safe. Tasty and generous buffet-breakfasts can be enjoyed indoors or on the deck overlooking the lush, indigenous garden with a salt water swimming pool and barbeque area. The vast expanse of lawn and number of beautiful trees are home to more than 80 species of birds. The "Afro-chic" lounge, with its cozy fireplace is welcoming on those chilly winter days and the "African curio" shop has stunning gifts for you to take home. Stannards is the perfect base from which to explore all the treasures the famous Garden Route has to offer. Information regarding local restaurants and activities is available and bookings made on request. French owners and managers, Hélène-Marie and Patrick Ceillier, fluent in English, offer every conceivable comfort and convenience and their warm hospitality and personalized service will ensure that your stay in Knysna is one to remember. A place where guests become friends and return...

Rexford Manor

Situated it the aptly named suburb of Rexford in Knysna, Rexford Manor is a sumptuously appointed guesthouse, with spectacular, high level views of the historical town of Knysna and the picturesque lagoon. Knysna was founded in 1804 by George Rex, who was rumoured to have been the illegitimate son of King George III and now Rexford Manor has been renovated to create a space that is fit for a king. Each of the private rooms has its own en suite bathroom/shower, walk in wardrobe, a fridge and tea/coffee station, free WiFi internet access and satellite TV with channels covering movies and sports with others of general interest. Rexford Manor provides seasonally appropriate bedding and monogrammed bath towels, gowns and slippers. Swimming towels are available from Nico, the Manager. Shared areas include a sparkling blue pool, sun deck, lounges and the dining room. At the top of the stairs is the library and the upstairs balcony on which to relax and enjoy the view. The Honeymoon Suite is a sensory delight from the plush carpets underfoot to the opulently furnished, open-plan bathroom and the grandeur of the four poster, king size bed. This room is the embodiment of a private, peaceful retreat for newly weds (or re-newly weds) to enjoy some alone time in the seclusion of this sanctuary. The King bedroom leads off the library offering magnificent views of the town and lagoon. The beds can be configured as two singles or a king size double with a relaxing day bed on which to lie back and read or simply drop off into a rejuvenating siesta. The King bedroom has an en suite bathroom with shower and a walk in wardrobe. The Queen bedroom, with a queen size bed, leads off the opposite side of the library and offers the same stunning views as the King. The en suite bathroom and walk in wardrobe are a mirror image of the King. The library can, by arrangement, be closed off at night to form ideal accommodation for a family of four. Downstairs, off the reception is the Princess bedroom. This room is a delight from the moment you enter. The queen size bed looks out through double doors which open onto a romantic private balcony on the edge of the pool. It too has a walk in wardrobe and a bathroom with shower and has views over the surrounding area. Included in the daily rate is a delicious Continental and Hot breakfast.

Papillon Bleu

Papillon Bleu at Brenton-on-Sea is situated on the sea side of the famous Knysna Heads, a breath-taking 15 minute drive from the centre of Knysna. Experience the magnificent sunsets from the pool patio with stunning views of the Indian Ocean, Buffalo Bay and the Outeniqua Mountains. We have 4 self-catering suites. All are open-plan with en-suite bathrooms, fully equipped kitchenettes,TV with M-Net and selected DStv channels. They are ideal for couples, however 2 suites are able to accommodate up to 4 people sharing.

The Beach House

The Beach House is the original site of the Beach House Hotel which was demolished in 1974 to build this home. It has been in the Krause family since then and we want people to share the same pleasure that we get from the view and the position - situated right on the Knysna Lagoon at The Heads. Beach Cottage: 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom - Shower and bath Fully equipped and serviced with linen provided. The Kitchen has a 4 plate stove, oven, microwave, toaster, kettle, combined fridge freezer and a bar fridge. Comfortable with private lawn and barbecue facilities. Parking available. DSTV Lemon Tree Cottage: 2 Bedrooms 2 bathrooms - shower Fully equipped and serviced with linen provided. The kitchen, oven, 4 plate stove, microwave, toaster, kettle, combined fridge freezer Comfortable with private deck and barbecue facilities. Parking available. DSTV Mooring facilities are available right in front of the house. Canoes and paddle skis are available. The lagoon is 4 metres from the house. Activities Outdoor activities include swimming, bird watching, boating, canoeing, fishing and plenty more while rainy days will see you in restaurants and shops, viewing wildlife and catching the amazing scenery from the many drives. Sun and sea The Garden Route offers some of the best water sport areas along the Southern Coast of Africa. Hire a boat, or bring your own, and cruise our beautiful lagoon, streams and rivers Take a ferry across to Featherbed Nature Reserve or to the Knysna Heads - enjoy a romantic sunset, or leisurely lunchtime cruise. For an adrenalin rush in the water, go shark cage diving at Mossel Bay or Blackwater Tubing at Stormsriver. Watch the dolphins and whales play along our coastline. Adventure activities Paraglide in heaven - soar above the coast and have a birds-eye view of this beautiful environment. Abseil down the Knysna Heads and some other cliffs on the coastline Rock climb in some unique and beautiful areas Explore the area by quad bike (biking on the beach is not allowed due to the fragile eco-system). Experience the thrill of hanging from a cable and gliding from one tree top to another in the dense Tsitsikamma Forest. Wild Life Visit a Game farm just a few minutes outside of George and watch the crocodiles feed. Visit one or more of the world-famous ostrich farms in Oudtshoorn Touch leopards at a wildlife ranch. Get up close and personal with the inhabitants of Monkey Land. Visit the Cheetah farm, the Knysna Elephant Park and see the Knysna Seahorses in the Knysna Lagoon. Go to one of the many Nature Reserves in and around the Knysna area. Tourist Attractions George offers you the opportunity to go back in time and experience the old railway history of Southern Africa at the Railway Museum. Indulge in fresh Oysters from the Lagoon and visit the local beer brewery. Take a trip through to Outshoorn and experience one of the Cango Caves. Visit the Post Office Tree and the Dias Caravel Museum in Mossel Bay. Outdoor Activities This area is a golfer's paradise. Visit one of the various PGA registered golf-courses along our beautiful coastline. Cycle on the many biking trails through the forests in the area. Hike or horse-back ride one of the excellent hiking and horse riding trails along the coast and in the forest. Out and About Shop 'til you drop in the many unique shops in Knynsa - The Waterfront, Woodmill Lane and Main Street are just some shopping areas. There are a wide selection of Restaurants, Coffee shops, Pub & Grills, Pizzerias and Farm stalls in the Knysna area. Weekends are famous for the many markets in the area - from Sedgefeild to Harkerville and Wilderness.

Beacon House

Beacon House is situated on the Eastern Head in Knysna, where the Indian Ocean enters the Knysna lagoon through the sandstone headlands known as The Heads. Built into the side of a steep slope, Beacon House boasts views both across the lagoon and out to sea. The accommodation comprises of 4 separate beautifully appointed 3 bedroom self catering apartments All Apartments have the following features 3 Bedroom apartments, 2 exquisite bathrooms (main en suite) Fully equipped gourmet kitchens with fridge, freezer, gas and electric hob, oven and microwave. Scullery with dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer Air conditioning and under floor heating Gas fireplace HD television with the full bouquet of DSTV channels and PVR recorder DVD player Hairdryers Electronic safe Spacious sun decks with patio furniture, sun loungers and Weber braai (barbeque) Free internet access in foyer Don't feel like cooking? East Head Cafe (one of the most popular local restaurants) is open for breakfast and lunch and is situated within a few metres of Beacon House. Beacon House is the ideal base from which to explore the wonders that characterise this spectacular Garden Route town.