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Dramatic sea, lagoon and cliff views from every window. Uniquely situated on the highest point of...
Dramatic sea, lagoon and cliff views from every window. Uniquely situated on the highest point of the famous Knysna Heads, Headlands House offers breathtaking views.
from R1,320
Sleeps 8 in 4 rooms

10 Reviews

Guesthouses:Bamboo has a personality all of its own. Each room oozes individuality and character,...
Guesthouses:Bamboo has a personality all of its own. Each room oozes individuality and character, whilst our gardens are a blend of the Tropics and the Orient. Our relaxed, uncomplicated and friendly atmosphere lures visitors back time and again.
from R695
Sleeps 35 in 16 rooms

13 Reviews

Guesthouses:With some of the most breathtaking views that the Garden Route has to offer, these...
Guesthouses:With some of the most breathtaking views that the Garden Route has to offer, these views can be enjoyed from virtually any area of Overmeer Guest House.
from R750
Sleeps 35 in 14 rooms

12 Reviews

Protea Guest House

from R700
Protea Guest House offers three wooden cottages, situated in a large tropical garden with lovely...
Protea Guest House offers three wooden cottages, situated in a large tropical garden with lovely views of the Knysna Lagoon.
from R700

13 Reviews

Head Over Hills

from R2,000
Guesthouses:With the stunning Coney Glen beach being only 650 meters away from Head over Hills, a...
Guesthouses:With the stunning Coney Glen beach being only 650 meters away from Head over Hills, a leisurely stroll down or cycle will take only a few minutes.
from R2,000

Guesthouses:With its individually decorated rooms, all with this “around the world atmosphere”,...
Guesthouses:With its individually decorated rooms, all with this “around the world atmosphere”, Stannards offers you a “home to home” feeling with style! The “Afro-chic” lounge is the ideal place for a drink after a day exploring the Garden Route.
from R780

6 Reviews

Villa Paradisa Guest House - spectacular new Guest House situated high up on Paradise hill in...
Villa Paradisa Guest House - spectacular new 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 the islands, town, Heads and estuary. <br />
from R2,100
Sleeps 8 in 4 rooms

Situated in the town of Knysna, to many considered the heart of the Garden Route. 5 Star Villa...
Situated in the town of Knysna, to many considered the heart of the Garden Route. 5 Star Villa Afrikana Guest Suites is perched high above the town, on a hill fittingly called "paradise" overlooking the Knysna Heads and surrounding lagoon.
from R2,100
Sleeps 12 in 6 rooms

14 Reviews

Brenton Beach House

from R1,000
If you are seeking relaxed yet refined bed and breakfast accommodation in Knysna, Brenton Beach...
If you are seeking relaxed yet refined bed and breakfast accommodation in Knysna, Brenton Beach House can offer just that. A magnificent 4 star guest house in Knysna with a Cape Cod style accommodation overlooking the Indian Ocean with its long sandy beaches just 5 minutes’ walk away.
from R1,000

10 Reviews

South Villa Guest House is situated in the tranquil suburb of Paradise, in the town of Knysna - The...
South Villa Guest House is situated in the tranquil suburb of Paradise, in the town of Knysna - The heart of the Garden Route.
from R800

special Blackwaters River Lodge | Knysna Accommodation
Blackwaters River Lodge, graded 3-Star lies on the banks of the Goukamma River, 12 km from Knysna...
Blackwaters River Lodge, graded 3-Star lies on the banks of the Goukamma River, 12 km from Knysna and 8 km from Buffels Bay beach. We have seven acres of garden surrounded by the river and with spectacular views of the neighboring indigenous forest.
from R850
Sleeps 32 in 16 rooms

7 Reviews

Kanonkop House

from R1,900
Guesthouses:An in house therapist can be arranged for treatments in the privacy of your room.
Guesthouses:An in house therapist can be arranged for treatments in the privacy of your room.
from R1,900
Sleeps 14 in 4 rooms

2 Reviews

Cambalala Guest House

from R1,600
Guesthouses:The property offers magnificent views over the lagoon.
Guesthouses:The property offers magnificent views over the lagoon.
from R1,600

Falcons View Manor

from R1,460
Falcons View Manor is surrounded by lovely rolling gardens and peaceful woodlands with superb views...
Falcons View Manor is surrounded by lovely rolling gardens and peaceful woodlands with superb views from its position high above the Knysna Lagoon.
from R1,460

Guesthouses:Perfectly situated for golfers, we have a view of the Knysna Golf Course from our 2...
Guesthouses:Perfectly situated for golfers, we have a view of the Knysna Golf Course from our 2 main bedrooms. The Knysna Heads and Leisure Isle are only 3km away.
from R700

8 Reviews

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Knysna South Africa

Knysna Guest House Accommodation

If there is such a thing, Knysna is the heart of the Garden Route. This medium-sized town on the banks of the usually placid and always beautiful Knysna Lagoon is a real tourist haven. The lagoon, which is guarded from the sea by two enormous, rugged, sandstone cliffs, known as The Heads, is a fabulous playground as well as being the source of the cultivated oysters for which Knysna is famed.

The Eastern Head is quite developed with houses, guest houses, a dive shop and a restaurant in the most spectacular position. The Western Head, which is reached by scenic boat trip or a short paddle, is a private nature reserve with less physical infrastructure but loads of tourist activities. Tractor tours, abseiling and quad bike tours are all on offer, and there is a restaurant with a view to rival the one on the Eastern Head.

There is excellent diving in Knysna, both in the lagoon and outside in the open sea. One of the more interesting dives, a wreck right in the channel in The Heads, is only to be explored at slack tide, and then by relatively strong divers.

The N2 runs through the town in a freakishly narrow two-lane road that, at peak holiday times, creates traffic jams of note. Other than that, though, Knysna is mega-laid back.
It’s surrounded by wonderful indigenous forests with historical gold mines to explore, wonderful hikes and some of the most fabulous mountain biking in the world. No exaggeration. The ubiquitous Knysna loerie is a beautiful green and red bird that hides out in the forest, occasionally showing its scarlet underwings as it takes flight. Even more elusive and beautiful is the iconic Narina trogon, which is spotted relatively often.

Although there are no real beaches actually within the town, the nearby Noetzie and Brenton Beaches are spectacular. Brenton, in particular, is a great beach for walking as it stretches 6km to Buffalo Bay, where a wonderful horse trail operator offers the exhilarating experience of cantering along the beach with the wind in your hair. The surfing is good, too.

Knysna has two awesome golfing estates, one on the Western Head on a cliff high above the crashing Atlantic and another deeper in the mountains with views over the lagoon and ocean. The public Knysna Golf Club also has a more than reasonable course and there’s even a mashie course for a real quick fix, so keen golfers will never get bored. And – as Knysna is such a gorgeous place – the partners and families of golfers won’t get bored, either.

Knysna is filled with creative crafters, talented artists and skilled artisans of all types so there are mega opportunities for retail therapy. Lots of live music venues, great restaurants and South Africa’s first micro-brewery all contribute to the sybaritic nature of the town. In July, the Knysna Oyster Festival is a celebration of seafood, wine and far more active pleasures, with a wonderful mountain bike race, a forest marathon and loads of other activities.
Towards the end of May, the Pink Loerie Festival is a bird of a somewhat different feather. Although it’s primarily a gay festival, with outrageous costumes and wild parties, it’s enjoyed as much by straight (some surprisingly so) locals and visitors.

If there is such a thing, Knysna is the heart of the Garden Route. This medium-sized town on the banks of the usually placid and always beautiful Knysna Lagoon is a real tourist haven. The lagoon, which is guarded from the sea by two enormous,...

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