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About MacClare Cottage

Knysna is situated on the banks of a beautiful lagoon in the heart of the Garden Route of South Africa. Knysna is one of the Southern Cape coast’s best known holiday destinations, surrounded by a natural paradise of lush indigenous forests, tranquil lakes and golden beaches, making it a real natural wonderland.

We offer a self-catering cottage featuring a kitchen equipped with all crockery and cutlery and cooking utensils, a fridge and freezer, microwave, kettle, stove and oven, sink, dish clothes and dishwashing liquid, as well as a breakfast counter and three stools.

The sitting room includes a coffee table and four chairs, side lamp and table, fireplace and television set and aerial with local channels. The first bedroom contains two beds with two side tables and bed lamps, a dressing table and built-in cupboards, while the second bedroom features two beds with side table and bed lamp. Linen is also provided.

The Knysna lagoon is one of the few places along the coast and in the world that supports an oyster hatchery. Knysna celebrates an annual Knysna Oyster Festival during July, which has become one of the most popular events in the Western Cape. Oysters, of course are a huge component of the Festival, however the Oyster Festival has become a 10-day celebration of sport, food, wine and leisure activities.

Knysna is a very vibrant town, and buzzes with creativity and energy. It is a hotspot for arts and crafts, and diverse music, and is a place where you can enjoy a mellow outdoor atmosphere of street cafes. For those who enjoy a diverse array of dining, there are many interesting restaurants to choose from in town.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 23 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 10
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Indoor Fireplace

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MacClare Cottage is 0.4km from the centre of The Heads , the nearest airport 76km (George Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

Things to do in and around The Heads

Bollard Bay Beach

(1.6 km from The Heads)

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If you’re looking for a great family friendly beach to soak up the solar rays look no further than Knysna. Of all the Garden Route beaches, sandy Bollard Bay Beach on Leisure Isle is the perfect spot to chill with your tot. This safe swimming beach...

Knysna Heads

(0.7 km from The Heads)

A trip to Knysna Heads is a prerequisite for first time visitors to Knynsa. Two dramatic sea cliffs guard the entrance to the lagoon from the surging ocean.The Eastern Head has a lookout with spectacular views of the lagoon, Leisure Isle and Knysna....

Island Lodge Canoe Hire

(1.4 km from The Heads)

Knysna Canoe Hire is an adventure getaway for the whole family. We start on Bollard Bay on Leisure Island in the middle of the picturesque Knysna Estuary. A place where you can relax, have fun and enjoy the beauty and serenity of the laggon and its...

Emilio's Art Workshop

(1.4 km from The Heads)

Local artist Emilio started painting at 56 years of age. Join Emilio at his workshop or on locations and learn the basics of painting Visit him at his workshop and maybe catch him at work on a new creation. He has a stunning collection of original...