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Amanzi Island Lodge

18 Reviews
Sleeps 24 in 9 rooms

On the shores of the Knysna Lagoon you'll find Amanzi Island Lodge, a tranquil beach house on Leisure Isle with spectacular views of the...
On the shores of the Knysna Lagoon you'll find Amanzi Island Lodge, a tranquil beach house on Leisure Isle with spectacular views of the Knysna Heads and Featherbed Nature Reserve. All of our luxurious and spacious lagoon facing bedrooms boast wonderful views and open out either onto a private balcony or onto a deck in the front garden.

After a morning walk around the island, where you’ll encounter the friendliest locals in town (and who could blame them – they live in Paradise), come back to Amanzi to enjoy a scrumptious breakfast on the balcony. Then head out to explore the many activities that Knysna and the Garden Route have to offer. Or spend a day on Leisure Isle relaxing by our swimming pool or dozing under the old milkwood tree where you'll be accompanied by the local birdlife. You’re welcome to take one our bicycles or canoes for a spin to explore the Island.

A free internet station is available for guests to keep in contact with loved ones, and those who have brought their work with them can access our wireless network. After a hard days relaxation come and join us for a sundowner at our honesty bar and we’ll gladly make dinner reservations for you at one of the nearby restaurants. Air-conditioning.
from R1390

Vue Grande

Sleeps 8 in 2 rooms

Vue Grande offers stylish self-catering, and bed and breakfast accommodation on the popular Leisure Island. Vue Grande is ideal for...
Vue Grande offers stylish self-catering, and bed and breakfast accommodation on the popular Leisure Island. Vue Grande is ideal for honeymooners, a relaxed holiday, or just a weekend getaway. The accommodation is offered in an upstairs Penthouse and a Queen En-Suite Bedroom.

The Penthouse Suite has a large downstairs open-plan room with a kitchenette, a double bed, lounge and two sleeper couches. This downstairs room would comfortably suit two adults and two children could sleep on the two sleeper couches. The downstairs section has a door leading into the games room, which again has a door opening into the Queen En-Suite Bedroom. Both can be rented out together for larger groups, families or friends.

The Penthouse offers panoramic views from the bedroom deck, over the Knysna Heads. The balcony looks down to the beautiful garden courtyard and surrounding areas. The Penthouse has exclusive use of the downstairs open plan room.

The Queen En-Suite Bedroom is a romantic, private and modern room that leads off to the entertainment room. This downstairs room has a separate, private outside entrance.

Both units have access to a private courtyard area with built-in braai facilities, as well as use of two large deep-freezers in the garage. In addition, both units have use of an entertainment room with large sliding doors that face the courtyard. This room contains a snooker table, a dart board, exercise machines and a large flat-screen TV.
from R700

Die Insel

4 Reviews
Sleeps 14 in 2 rooms

This holiday home is situated on an Island, called Leisure Island, in the Knysna lagoon near the Heads. Security patrol is on the Island,...
This holiday home is situated on an Island, called Leisure Island, in the Knysna lagoon near the Heads. Security patrol is on the Island, the House consists of six bedrooms and five bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, microwave and washing machine.

One part is a flat with extra two beds in lounge. Extra kitchen unit in flat. Sleep 14 people in total. Satellite TV in spacious lounge. Nearly all the rooms lead to a courtyard by glass sliding doors. Near water’s edge - 130 meters. Fireplace in lounge of main house and fireplace in lounge of flat.
from R780

Leisure Island Apartment

4 Reviews
Sleeps 2 in 1 room

Leisure Island Apartment offers luxurious accommodation ideal for a couple or small family visiting the Knysna area. The house is located...
Leisure Island Apartment offers luxurious accommodation ideal for a couple or small family visiting the Knysna area. The house is located within Leisure Island, which is a small island near the popular Knysna Heads.

This comfortably furnished unit is situated within the owner’s property and offers complete privacy with its own private entrance. The unit has one bedroom and an open-plan living space. The lounge area has two double couches, a TV and dining area. The kitchen is fully equipped and fitted with a fridge-freezer, microwave, oven with a two-plate stove and all cutlery and crockery. Braai facilities and secure parking are also available.

Knysna is a popular tourist attraction on the Garden Route. The area offers spectacular scenery with beautiful indigenous forests and sandy beaches. The friendly town offers many attractions and sights to explore.
from R650

Alkira Lodge

Sleeps 10 in 5 rooms

Alkira Lodge is a stunning guest house that offers a modern living space with natural textures, making use of wood and stone from the area....
Alkira Lodge is a stunning guest house that offers a modern living space with natural textures, making use of wood and stone from the area. Large windows allow natural light to flood each space. Enjoy endless views of the Knysna Lagoon, the Outeniqua Mountains, the entire bay and beach from Brenton to Buffalo Bay.

The lodge offers bed and breakfast accommodation in five guest rooms, each with a luxurious en-suite bathroom. Each room has glass sliding doors leading out to the fynbos gardens, with panoramic views of the mountains and water.

The main lodge offers a homely interior with a numerous facilities, lounge- and dining areas. Guest can relax in the library and TV- or games lounge with board games. Facilities include table tennis, an 11 meter infinity pool and Jacuzzi. Most of the bedrooms, living areas and verandas have fireplaces.

Guest can take part in sunrise yoga on request. A laundry service is available on-site. Breakfast and drinks are included in the rate.
from R2990

The Knysna Belle

2 Reviews
Sleeps 18 in 7 rooms

Set near the water's edge a stones throw from Knysna's only beach with spectacular views of the Knysna Lagoon, Feather Bed Nature Reserve...
Set near the water's edge a stones throw from Knysna's only beach with spectacular views of the Knysna Lagoon, Feather Bed Nature Reserve and the Heads. A warm welcome, personal attention and relaxation is assured when travellers dock at The Knysna Belle.

The Knysna Belle is a spectacular home built on the waterfront of Leisure Isle. Boasting three lagoon facing suites, one family suite and two pool facing suites.Our sumptuous full English breakfasts are world famous.

The tastefully furnished suites offer all the comforts for guests including TV,shared satellite,under floor heating, tea & coffee facilities, and on site parking. Mountain bikes, a canoe and kayak are available.
from R1200

Cuningham's Island Guest House

18 Reviews
Sleeps 16 in 7 rooms

We invite you to join us for the most unforgettable holiday, at one of the most beautiful settings...
We invite you to join us for the most unforgettable holiday, at one of the most beautiful settings on the Garden Route. Cuningham's, in Knysna, at the heart of the Garden Route, is situated on Leisure Island, which protrudes into the ever popular and picturesque estuary giving you a unique experience. The guest house boasts luxury accommodation and fine facilities with friendly and efficient service. Wake up gently to the sounds of the birds, then enjoy a complimentary breakfast before setting off for adventure. Or you can simply relax by our pool or even taking a leisurely swim. Evenings here are perfect for strolling down the beach. Merely a few minutes walk away, an array of water activities await the enthusiast, whether it is sports or relaxing whilst soaking up the sun, whatever, - you'll find it here. There are many other fun-filled activities in the area. Golf, walks and trails, numerous nature reserves and horse riding are but a few of the great ways to spend your holiday relaxing.
from R675
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The Islander

Sleeps 14 in 5 rooms

Pre season specials!!   The Islander is a charming guest house situated in Leisure Island, a peaceful suburb of Knysna. It is only a short walk to the beach, the...
The Islander is a charming guest house situated in Leisure Island, a peaceful suburb of Knysna. It is only a short walk to the beach, the harbour, tennis courts and bowling greens.

We offer three beautiful suites in the main house, and two separate self-catering units. Guests can relax in the spacious living area with a fireplace, and a diverse library of books and DVDs for entertainment.

There is also a state-of-the-art kitchen with a cappuccino machine, a lovely dining area, and a fully stocked bar. Braai dinners or simple meals can be arranged on request, prepared by our friendly housekeeper.

A covered patio with outdoor furniture is the ideal place for guests to socialize, leading to the large garden with a myriad of birdlife and nesting owls.
from R1000

Isola Bella

1 Review
Sleeps 8 in 4 rooms

This luxury villa is located on the water’s edge of Leisure Isle, with a commanding view of Knysna’s spectacular lagoon. Step out of your...
This luxury villa is located on the water’s edge of Leisure Isle, with a commanding view of Knysna’s spectacular lagoon. Step out of your front door onto the beach, constantly changing with the ebb and flow of the tides rolling through the majestic Knysna Heads.

The home offers luxurious bedrooms with en-suite-bathrooms. Each bedroom has its own balcony. Enjoy light self-help breakfasts in the comfort of the private lounge or on the balcony overlooking the forever changing waters. The many nearby restaurants provide a varied choice of fine cuisine.

With its close proximity to adventure and leisure activities, Isola Bella is ideally located for those wanting to explore all that the beautiful Garden Route has on offer from fishing to hiking, mountain biking, golfing, game drives, forest walks, surfing and swimming. The luxurious Isola Bella is at the heart of your stay.
Isola Bella boasts a 4 star grading from the TGCSA and AA Superior Accommodation by the AA.
from R950

Leisure Isle Lodge

2 Reviews
Sleeps 24 in 11 rooms

If you enjoy luxury and sophisticated elegance, Leisure Isle Lodge will delight you. Savour the sights and sounds of Knysna, perfectly...
If you enjoy luxury and sophisticated elegance, Leisure Isle Lodge will delight you. Savour the sights and sounds of Knysna, perfectly positioned on Bollard Bay near the majestic Heads. Leisure Isle Lodge is an exceptional retreat offering superb accommodation and uncompromising levels of service.

Wake up to an orchestra of exotic birds, the slow and steady roll of waves and our delicious breakfasts served on the deck overlooking the lagoon. Take in one of the magnificent sunsets while sipping on a sundowner and enjoy exciting contemporary cuisine, complimented by quality wines, in the elegant and intimate restaurant, as well as pleasant evenings in the lounge and bar.

The idyllic picture postcard scene is an everyday reality of life on Leisure Isle, a tiny island set in the midst of the vast Knysna Lagoon on the spectacular Garden Route coast. Linked to the mainland by a narrow causeway, Leisure Isle is a haven of peace and tranquility. Leisure Isle boasts an art gallery, fine dining, a small boat harbour, and its own nature reserve teeming with a vast variety of bird life. Less than a 10 minute drive from the centre of Knysna, Leisure Isle is perfectly positioned to take full advantage of all the activities the town and its environs has to offer, while maintaining seclusion and safety.

Here at Leisure Isle Lodge, we aim to create an atmosphere of enjoyment, luxury, and ultimate peace of mind which is why we take pride in our high levels of service and upmarket facilities we offer. Within the privacy and tranquility of Leisure Isle Lodge is our own, privately-run Skin Renewal Spa, where guests can indulge their senses at our intimate facility.

Take an island stroll, try your hand at a little lagoon fishing, enjoy a leisurely swim in one of the island’s safe bays or beaches, paddle across the lagoon in a canoe, ride a mountain bike around the island, or take a dip in our eco-friendly swimming pool. Guests also enjoy full member privileges at the world-class Pezula Championship Course and Simola Golf Course.
from R1910

African Breeze

5 Reviews
Sleeps 14 in 5 rooms

This gracious home is the perfect base for travellers visiting the beautiful town of Knysna - Heart of the Garden Route in South Africa....
This gracious home is the perfect base for travellers visiting the beautiful town of Knysna - Heart of the Garden Route in South Africa.



Experience Leisure Isle lifestyle the African Breeze Guest House way! We invite you to explore the beauty of this exclusive island in contemporary 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 5 Star guest house including DSTV and WIFI. All rooms provide en-suite bathrooms with separate entrances and views of the garden & swimming pool areas.



Whether you have come to Knysna for a well-earned break, are sports or nature lovers or have come for a romantic weekend, you will find activities to suit everyone. For the energetic we provide bicycles to explore the island in a unique way. For the water lovers we are within 50 meters to the Knysna Lagoon... so convenient for bathing or exploring the lagoon on our canoe or you can just simply soak up the sun on a white sandy beach or around our lovely pool.



Knysna is a playground in paradise and offers endless sports and activities to suit everyone's needs. Explore, eat and enjoy all that Knysna and the surrounding areas offer.  Activities include whale and dolphin watching, hiking and mountain biking through the famous Knysna forests, fishing, sailing and diving, bungee jumping, golfing at one of the many world class golf courses, day trips to various game and theme parks, bird watching and a lot more. Knysna also boasts an extensive choice of restaurants and is famous for its oysters and seafood. So whether you are seeking activity, fun and adventure, or romance, peace and tranquility, we would love to welcome you to African Breeze.

from R1170

Steenbok House

Sleeps 6 in 3 rooms

Steenbok House is a newly renovated, three-bedroom home on Leisure Island, with a swimming pool in a private, secluded garden.
Steenbok House is a newly renovated, three-bedroom home on Leisure Island, with a swimming pool in a private, secluded garden.

The main bedroom with en-suite leads out onto an enclosed back garden with a wooden deck around the swimming pool. The second en-suite bedroom has a double bed and a separate entrance, and the third bedroom features a single bed and a bathroom. All bathrooms are newly renovated.

The lounge, fully equipped kitchen and dining room also open onto the back garden. The home is beautifully furnished with an oak dining room table, comfortable couches, outdoor loungers at the pool and a stunning outdoor table and chairs, everything that you need for a relaxed holiday in Knysna.

Enjoy trips to the waterfront, dine at sophisticated restaurants, shop at boutiques, or kick back while enjoying a sunset over the lagoon. The area hosts a multitude of outdoor activities including golfing, hiking, birdwatching and fishing.
from R3000

Room on the Isle

2 Reviews
Sleeps 2 in 1 room

This is a beautifully appointed guest room with a private entrance, surrounded by lush vegetation and tranquil lakes in Knysna. It is...
This is a beautifully appointed guest room with a private entrance, surrounded by lush vegetation and tranquil lakes in Knysna. It is close to many charming shops, flee-markets, cafés and restaurants.

The room consists of either a king-size bed or two separate twin beds, an en-suite bathroom, tea and coffee facilities, and a bar fridge. There is a covered patio with seating leading to a lovely garden and swimming pool.

Leisure Isle is ringed by stunning lagoons and a chain of hills, linked to the mainland by a narrow causeway. This is a haven of peace and tranquillity, hence the name origin.
from R550

Turning Tides

17 Reviews
Sleeps 6 in 3 rooms

Turning Tides is a Bed and Breakfast located on the exclusive Leisure Isle in the famous Knysna lagoon. Turning Tides offers warm...
Turning Tides is a Bed and Breakfast located on the exclusive Leisure Isle in the famous Knysna lagoon. Turning Tides offers warm hospitality, superb accommodation and self catering facilities. This is the ideal location to explore the Garden Route or relax by the lagoon. Spaceous rooms and sash windows create a bright, cheerful effect in the elegently furnished comfortable rooms. All suites have balconies and are en-suite, the breakfast room, a few comfortable chairs are between the bedrooms as well as the guests kitchenette which consists of a microwave and convention oven are available. The island is peaceful and secure with its own 24 hour security service.
from R700

Dieu Donne Cottage

5 Reviews
Sleeps 2 in 1 room

Dieu Donne Cottage is a beautiful self-catering guest cottage set in a private English garden overlooking the Steenbok Nature Reserve and...
Dieu Donne Cottage is a beautiful self-catering guest cottage set in a private English garden overlooking the Steenbok Nature Reserve and the northern shore of Leisure Isle. The peaceful setting, beautiful views and relaxed walking paths make for a restful vacation for two.

The cottage is double-storey and is completely separate from the main house. The upper storey features a bedroom with twin beds, en-suite bathroom with both bath and shower, and a small balcony. This room also boasts lovely views of the nature reserve and lagoon from the balcony.

The ground floor is an open-plan lounge and kitchen, with a patio looking out onto the garden. The kitchen is fully equipped with a microwave oven, conventional stove, dishwasher, fridge, and cutlery and crockery appropriate to a holiday cottage. There is also wireless Internet access and a TV with local channels. The lounge opens onto a shaded patio and the garden.

Within a few minutes’ walk of the cottage are the Steenbok Nature Reserve, Leisure Isle Coffee Shop and Leisure Isle Library. Attractions in the vicinity include Bollard Bay beach, views of the Heads, The Point Beach, the Waterfront with its numerous shops and restaurants, as well as paddle steamers and boats to Featherbed Nature Reserve.
from R700

Island Nest

2 Reviews
Sleeps 4 in 2 rooms

Island Nest is situated in the idyllic lakeside village of Leisure Isle, an island that is surrounded by the waters of the Knysna estuary...
Island Nest is situated in the idyllic lakeside village of Leisure Isle, an island that is surrounded by the waters of the Knysna estuary and linked to the mainland by a narrow causeway.

This one-bedroom flat is ideal for a couple, but can accommodate a third adult or two young children on a sleeper couch. The newly renovated flat is fully equipped and well furnished with all linen and towels, DStv, a DVD player, free Wi-Fi access and the use of a communal pool and gardens.

It is a mere 150 steps to the gorgeous Bollard Bay beach with pristine sand, safe swimming and a variety of water activities. The village is a haven of peace and tranquility, where life is enjoyed at a leisurely pace.
from R750

Founders Keepers

4 Reviews
Sleeps 2 in 1 room

Founders Keepers provides the Garden Route visitor a unique holiday experience. Not only is its location superb, but it makes holidaying in...
Founders Keepers provides the Garden Route visitor a unique holiday experience. Not only is its location superb, but it makes holidaying in Knysna extremely affordable. Our location on Leisure Isle is ideal, the spacious apartment is private, safe and less than a two minute walk to the beach.

Enjoy scenic walks, cycles or sun downers 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 winning 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 queen/twin bed with ample cupboard space and the bathroom includes a shower only.

Founders Keepers is ideal for two adults, but can accommodate a child, if required, with a cot, baby bath, feeding chair and baby-sitting available if needed).

Laundry, cleaning service and meals are available upon request. Complimentary tea, coffee and rusks are included.

Please note that long weekends are charged at R750 per night.
from R800

Rest A While

8 Reviews
Sleeps 18 in 6 rooms

Rest-a-While is the ideal centre for your Garden Route experience. Strategically positioned in the centre of the peaceful and up-market...
Rest-a-While is the ideal centre for your Garden Route experience. Strategically positioned in the centre of the peaceful and up-market Leisure Isle and only 5 minutes walk to the lagoon beach. Rest-a-While is within a short distance of swimming beaches, fishing spots, boat slipways and lagoon promenades...and only a 4 minute drive from the spectacular Knysna Heads - gateway to the Indian Ocean! Begin the day with a South African cooked breakfast in our bright and cheerful breakfast room, choose your tourist package for the day and end off with a table booking at one of Knysna's fine restaurants! Rest-a-While offers en-suite rooms and apartments for B&B and Self-catering. Relax in the supreme comfort of your own spacious apartment with wooden deck or cosy en-suite room. Room facilities include: heaters, fans, bar fridge, TV with M-Net, international convertible plug, linen, towels, heated towel rails and dishcloths. Barbeque facilities available. We offer: credit card facilities, open parking, shuttle service to and from George airport. Laundry service available on request. Fully equipped, serviced, self catering apartments. Children welcome, pets by arrangement. For your entertainment and pleasure Knysna offers lagoon cruises, fishing, golf, bowls, every kind of water sport, safe swimming, the famous Outeniqua Choo-Tjoe, beach, forest and mountain walks... everything to pack your holiday with pleasure.
from R800

Tshayile House

Sleeps 10 in 5 rooms

Tshayile House is an enchanting holiday home with fresh finishes inspired by the relaxed holiday ambience of Leisure Island. The main...
Tshayile House is an enchanting holiday home with fresh finishes inspired by the relaxed holiday ambience of Leisure Island. The main living area is open-plan and includes a comfortable lounge with DStv and a functional open-plan kitchen and dining area.

The house is perfect for a special family getaway and can be booked together with Greenhole Cottage, as the properties share a back fence with a gate from one property leading to the other. The unit comprises three bedrooms; one bedroom has a double bed; the second bedroom has two bunk beds; and the third bedroom has a double bed and bunk bed. The house also features a lovely veranda and a spacious under-cover braai area.
from R1500

Island Lodge Apartments

2 Reviews
Sleeps 4 in 2 rooms

Island Lodge Apartments is a great lodge to have a peaceful holiday. It is located on tranquil Leisure Island, an island in the lagoon of...
Island Lodge Apartments is a great lodge to have a peaceful holiday. It is located on tranquil Leisure Island, an island in the lagoon of Knysna. The lodge is situated one road away from the water’s edge of the lagoon or a mere five-minute walk. The lagoon has a stunning view of the grand Knysna Heads.

The lodge offers a big en-suite Quad of Family room.

Generous hospitality and utmost safety for a relaxed holiday, with no driving required is what Island Lodge Apartments offer. We are close to restaurants that provide a diverse choice of fine cuisine.

It is within close proximity to leisure and adventure activities. We offer a dedicated shuttle service, our own deep-sea fishing boat, on site canoe hire, a day tour desk with tour planning and bookings to ensure you enjoy your stay to the full. Island Lodge is perfectly situated to explore the Garden Route from.

There are three golf courses within a five-minute drive as well as mountain biking, hiking, surfing and swimming and forest walks. Leisure Isle also has its own safe and secluded private beach. We invite you to join us for a memorable and relaxing holiday at one of the most gorgeous of settings on the famed Garden Route in South Africa.
from R850
If you are looking for Leisure Island holiday accommodation, SafariNow has a selection of Self-catering, Bed and Breakfast, Guest House holiday accommodation in Leisure Island and surrounds. With 21 listings in Leisure Island, our handy Leisure Island map search and great low prices, it's easy to book the perfect holiday accommodation for your Leisure Island visit. We also have some great special accommodation deals in Leisure Island South Africa

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