Bed & Breakfast

Roseroc Boutique Guest House

Under new ownership, this elegant home offers warm hospitality and breathtaking views of the Knysna lagoon and Heads. Spacious, tastefully decorated en-suite rooms all have own balconies. Five have magnificent lagoon views while the garden room is surrounded by trees and shrubs.

Kevin & Cornell Cross

+27(0)44 382 6980 or +27(0)60 994 2337

33 Circular Drive, Paradise, Knysna, 6570

S34°02 08.73, E23°01 53.54 or

Hide Away Guest House

Hide Away Guest House nestles on the banks of the Knysna estuary with stunning views of the Knysna Heads. Managed by South African owners Cecil and Colleen Harding, this striking Cape Colonial-style guest house offers a variety of rooms, ranging from Executive with lagoon view to Standard with no lagoon view and thus caters for most budgets. Accommodation is provided on a bed and breakfast basis.

Cecil & Colleen Harding

+27(0)44 382 3317 or +27(0)73 667 6641

2 Keerom Street, Paradise, Knysna, 6570

S34 02.17.5, E23 01.96.4 or

Cuninghams Island

Cuningham’s Island Guest House, located on Leisure Isle is a short distance from Pezula, Knysna & Simola golf courses as well as Knysna’s only beach. Within close proximity are Plettenberg Bay & Goose Valley Golf Courses with Fancourt, George, Oubaai and Pinnacle Point courses a bit further making Knysna a golfer’s playground. Cuningham’s is a short drive to the town centre & Knysna Quays Waterfront with its variety of shops & restaurants.

Tim Cuningham

+27(0)44 384 1319 or +27(0) 82 353 5537

Cnr. Kingsway & Church Square, Leisure Isle, Knysna, 6570

S34° 06.74.32, E23° 06.31.78 or

Fish Eagle Lodge

Welcome to Fish Eagle Lodge – a Bed and Breakfast in a paradise garden with a spectacular view of the Knysna lagoon. It is a perfect base from which to explore the surrounding indigenous forests, trails, lakes, magnificent beaches and golf courses. The Lodge has 25 years of tradition and was completely renovated by its new owners in 2017.

Steffen & Jana

+27(0)44 382 5431 or +27 81 505 0422

Fish Eagle Close, off Welbedacht Lane, Knysna, 6570

S34° 01.54.33, E23° 00.36.7 or

Waterfront Lodge

A taste of Knysna when you stay with Marion and Gavin. We offer 7 lagoon facing rooms and 1 non-lagoon room all with every comfort and balconies/patio’s so you can relax and view the tranquil Knysna lagoon and more. After a leisurely breakfast each morning you will find that there are many attractions to be enjoyed in and around Knysna. A two night stay is far too short! We offer complimentary WiFi and golfers enjoy preferred rates at Simola.

Gavin & Marion Bush

+27(0)44 382 1696 or +27(0)82 455 1302

Waterfront Lodge, The Point, Knysna, 6570

S34° 02.34.7 , E23° 00.9.34 or

Under Milkwood

The 16 log chalets are nestled amongst the Milkwood trees on the shore of the Knysna Lagoon. The chalets consist of two bedrooms each, a double and twin bedded room, a kitchen with microwave, fridge, stove, Le Creuset Cookware as well as a television. Barbeques can also be enjoyed on the private sundecks. The chalets are serviced daily and clean linen and towels are provided.

Clary Starbuck

+27(0)44 384 0745 or +27(0)82 498 0299

13 George Rex Drive, The Heads, Knysna, 6570

S34° 4.47 , E23° 3.39’ or

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.

Peter and Rensia Ellis

+27(0)44 384 1193 or +27(0)82 569 7856

7 Lindsay Street, Hunter's Home, Knysna, 6570

S34° 3.20.43 , E23°4.41.83 or

Candlewood Lodge

From the moment you arrive, you’ll feel the warmth of the welcome at Candlewood Lodge. Perched high above the Knysna Lagoon with stunning views of the famous Knysna Heads, our award-winning, eco-friendly guesthouse offers an unsurpassed level of hospitality. Our seven beautifully appointed guest rooms have been designed with your comfort and convenience in mind. In fact, everything you could wish for in a ‘home from home’ at the heart of South Africa’s beautiful Garden Route.

Andreas and Ines Merz

+27(0)44 382 5104 or +27(0)72 744 56 38

8 Stinkwood Crescent, Knysna, 6570

S34.03 75 6, E23.06 25 9 or

Oyster Creek Lodge

Discover the Pearl of the Garden Route! Oyster Creek Lodge is strategically found nestling amongst the tall trees on The Point, an exclusive suburb of the beautiful town of Knysna – in the heart of the Garden Route. Surrounded on 3 sides by the Knysna Lagoon, Oyster Creek Lodge can sleep up to 12 guests and offers a variety of flexible accommodation choices. The Lodge’s décor is taken largely from the surrounding natural beauty of the Knysna Forest and blends beautifully with the environment.

Gerhard Goossens

+27(0)44 382 0808 or +27(0)73 432 8555

1 Point Close, The Point, Knysna, 6570

S34° 2.24.49, E23° 0.54.26 or

Panorama Lodge

“Panorama Lodge” is situated on top of a hill in a quiet area. There are panoramic views of the Lagoon and Heads and in the distance the beautiful Outeniqua Mountains. Relax on the deck in the evening, enjoy a `sundowner´and watch the beautiful sunset over the Lagoon. All 7 rooms are individually decorated, en-suite with shower, TV, tea and coffee tray, built in safe, internet and a WiFi hot spot. We also offer secure parking, a baby cot, and children are welcome.

Dieter & Tina Rangs

+27(0)44 384 0827 or +27(0)72 234 3256

14 Galjoen Street, Fisher Haven, Knysna, 6570

S34° 03.08.95, E23° 00.07.52 or

Knysna Belle Guest House

Imagine being on an Indian Ocean Island within South Africa – that describes Leisure Island in Knysna. Now imagine booking in at the luxury 4 star Knysna Belle, just off the white sands and sparkling Indian ocean waters of Bollard Beach with safe swimming. Then take a paddle in one of our kayaks/canoes, or a relaxing safe cycle around the islands 4km perimeter on one of our ladies and gents MTB bikes. Golf, Bowls, Tennis, SPAs, restaurants and shopping are all nearby. Please take a look at our web site as many guests say the views from our ‘Belle’ are probably the best in South Africa.

Gillianne or Michelle

+27(0)44 384 0511

75 Bayswater Drive, Leisure Isle, Knysna, 6570

S34° 04.30 , E23° 04.20 or

Knysna Wayside Inn

The Knysna Wayside Inn is one of the most centrally located Knysna accommodation establishments, just a few meters away from shops and restaurants. It features elegantly decorated rooms and free off-street parking. We offer a complimentary buffet breakfast freshly prepared every morning.

Trish Thompson

+27(0)44 382 6012 or +27(0)79 340 3203

Pledge Square, 48 Main Street, Knysna, 6570

S34 2 10.488, E23 2 27.399 or

Portland Manor

This glorious country estate is once again the charming residence of which Henry Barrington dreamed. This beautiful historical estate and lodge is situated high in the hills northwest of Knysna. You are invited to stay with us to experience the warmth and comforts of country life at its best. Explore Portland Manor, in the heart of nature, adjoining the Knysna Forest with 212 hectares of pure country side. It’s the perfect setting for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers.

Denis & Debbie Corne

+27 44 388 4604 or +27 66 304 0953

83 Rheenendal Road, Farm 187, Portion 30, Rheenendal

33 57'41, 22 59 22 or

Moncrieff Manor

Situated atop the trendy suburb of Knysna Heights, Moncrieff Manor offers unrivalled views of the Knysna lagoon, town and the magnificent Knysna Heads. This heavenly view transforms with the everchanging colours of the Knysna lagoon, inviting you to forget the stresses and demands of the daily grind as you enjoy the beauty of Knysna.

Kevin or Betsy Jackes

+27 82 556 1162

45 Ridge Drive, Knysna, 6570

S34 01.901, E23 02.168 or

Knysna Country House

Knysna Country House is situated in the wooded suburb of Hunters Home, only minutes away from the Knysna and Pezula Golf Courses in Knysna, on the scenic Garden Route along the Indian Ocean coastline of South Africa. The spacious and sunny balcony overlooking the large swimming pool is the ideal place to enjoy the rich bird life and views over the Knysna Lagoon, town and distant mountains. A good glass of wine certainly adds to the ambience.

Erik Ekkelkamp

+27(0)44 384 1992 or +27(0)83 353 3140

30 Fraser Street, Hunters Home, Knysna, 6570

S34° 06.04.89 , E23° 08.66.21 or

Lagoona Inn

Lagoona Inn is ideally situated overlooking the Knysna Lagoon. Every bedroom enjoys spectacular views with sliding doors opening on to your private balcony or garden frontage. The swimming pool and barbeque area are set in lush tropical gardens. The Waterfront and Knysna downtown are reached via the lagoon walkway opposite us.

Gunter and Alison Pichler

+27(0)44 382 4656 or +27(0)72 576 5021

22A Dikkop Street, Knysna, 6570 or

Brenton Haven Beachfront Resort

From the moment you arrive at Brenton Haven you will know that you have found a special place. Experience a magical seaside stay with stylish accommodation. We offer exquisite self-catering accommodation as Beach Homes or Luxury Suites with sea views. Wake-up and breathe in the ocean spray while you enjoy coffee on your private deck overlooking the Bay. The resort boasts with a gym and outdoor pool and Indigo Deli serves freshly baked croissants and pastries daily. Butterfly Blu is our famous onsite restaurant where you can enjoy lunch, sunset cocktails or a candlelit dinner, all with panoramic ocean views.

Owen O'Reilly

+27 44 381 0040 or +27 72 109 1629

198 CR Swart Drive, Brenton-on-Sea, Knysna

34.0735° S, 23.0200° E or

Knysna Manor House

Knysna Manor House, a charming Victorian mansion, is one of the historical buildings in the town of Knysna. This bed and breakfast is centrally located in Knysna and offers amazing views of the stunning Knysna Estuary (Lagoon) within walking distance of local shops, banks, craft markets, restaurants and the Knysna Waterfront.

+27(0)44 382 5440 or +27(0)82 906 0463

19 Fichat Street, Knysna, 6571 or

AestAs Bed & Breakfast

AestAs Bed & Breakfast is situated in the centre of the town of Knysna. Within easy walking distance of shops, restaurants, the waterfront and lagoon, we offer a warm welcome, hospitality, tranquility and beautiful views. Double en-suite bedrooms, self catering units, braai area, pool and safe parking will make you feel at home. Our Continental and English breakfast buffet will make your day. Laundry service and public internet available.

Guus & Lidy van Leent

+27(0)44 382 4849 or +27(0)84 868 3479

21 Fitchat Street, Knysna, 6570

-34.03417, 23.0434513 or

Hope Villa Bed & Breakfast

Hope Villa is situated at The Heads and is a mere stroll away from the lagoon and the scenic Eastern Heads viewpoint, and just a few kilometres from the centre of town. A few metres down the road takes you to a small lagoon beach from where you can walk out onto the lagoon sands at low tide or have a refreshing swim when the tide comes in. Our guests call it paradise!

Tessa Walters

+27 44 384 2140 or +27 71 267 2565

22 George Rex Drive, Knysna Heads

S 34º 04.54, E 23º03.694 or

Stannards Guest Lodge

Stannards Guest Lodge is located in a peaceful and leafy area on the Eastern outskirts of Knysna, 2 minutes away from the Lagoon and world-class golf courses, and 5 minutes from the famous Heads, town center and vibrant waterfront. The six en-suite bedrooms, tastefully decorated to a high standard, have their own private entrance and patio overlooking the landscaped garden. Room facilities include DSTV, fan, heater, tea tray and wi-fi.

Patrick and Hélène-Marie Ceillier

+27(0)44 384 0778 or +27(0)72 725 4455

22 Fraser Street, Hunters Home, Knysna, 6570

S34°03.68.88 , E23°05.02.64 or

Paradise Found

Paradise Found is situated in the aptly named suburb of Paradise, which overlooks the beautiful Knysna Lagoon. All facilities have a magnificent panoramic view of Knysna, the Lagoon and Knysna Heads, making it a photographer’s paradise (see our Paradise Found View Gallery on our website). We offer two different options of affordable B&B or Self-catering accommodation, all with private entrances and free off street parking and free WiFi. With spectacular views and comfortable accommodation facilities, Paradise Found is the ideal honeymoon escape.

Johan & Dirkie Labuschagne

+27(0)83 635 0479

6 Greenhill Lane, Paradise, Knysna, 6570

S34°03.39.86, E23°03.29.23 or

Falcons View Manor

Falcons View Manor is one of Knysna’s historical buildings. Built in 1894 by Charles Thesen this Victorian House is situated above the centre of Knysna in a quiet and sheltered position – offering the most spectacular views over the Knysna Lagoon and Heads. Just a short stroll away from the town centre and the Knysna Waterfront, the location is perfect for exploring the Garden Route’s attractions or enjoy a round of golf on one of the nearby world class golf courses (Pezula and Simola are both a 10 minute drive from the hotel).

Reimer Holst & Uwe Wittfeld

+27(0)44 382 6767

2 Thesen Hill, Knysna, 6570

S34°01.48.22, E23°01.25.69 or

Head over Hills

Head over Hills is a unique luxury retreat situated on the beautiful edge of the iconic Knysna Heads. Our luxury accommodation and world-class views are the perfect backdrop to a well-deserved getaway, honeymoon or to simply take in the splendor of our naturally beautiful location. An excellent selection of spacious rooms which feature private balconies, jet baths, log fireplace, air conditioning, and all with amazing sea views.

Martin and Therese Hansson

+27(0)44 384 0384 or +27(0)76 083 7575

22 Glenview Drive, Coney Glen, Knysna, 6570

S34°080, E23°064 or

Brenton Beach House

At Brenton Beach House we want you to feel that you are on holiday, with the beach sand under your feet, the sea breeze in your hair and enjoying all the facilities of a clean spacious well-furnished guesthouse. Brenton Beach House is 4 star TGCSA establishment in the Greater Knysna area with a Cape Cod style architecture overlooking the Indian Ocean with its long sandy beach just 5 minutes’ walk away.

Derrick Coetzer

+27 44 381 0175or +27 78 415 5246116

Watsonia Ave, Brenton-on-Sea, Knysna

34° 04' 17,92", 23° 01' 15,73" or