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About Rest A While

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.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Response Time: 5 hours
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 18
  • Check-in: 02:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Reviews: 8 Reviews


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue


  • 3 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
  • AA Highly Recommended
* Please enquire for further details.

Rest A While Rooms

Reviews for Rest A While

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Michele Dalton, South Africa
14 July 2014

We will definitely be back next year, it was comfortable and had everything we needed the staff were all friendly too.

Roshnie , South Africa
10 May 2014

We had a very pleasant stay at Rest A While. Our needs were well taken care of. We travelled with our toddler & all our extra requirements were adhered to, it added a very special touch to our stay there. The accomodation was perfect. We stayed in a self-catering unit. It was very neat & clean. Will definitely recommend to others.

Cleo DAVIS, South Africa
13 December 2013

We had a great stay.Beautiful surroundings.Host went the extra mile to accommodate us.Will definitely be back.

stuart Neethling, South Africa
11 November 2013

Wonderful breakfasts and good company. The rooms were clean and the beds comfortable but in need of some refurbishment. Looking forward to visiting once the planned renovations are complete.

Adrian Hawkes, South Africa
16 August 2010

We had a wonderful weekend. Comfortable accommodation in a peaceful setting and wonderful hospitality provided by Thelma and Danie. Home from home, truly relaxing and an altogether great time had by all. Thanks.

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Rest A While Map

Rest A While is 0.3km from the centre of Leisure Island , the nearest airport 75.8km (George Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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