Self Catering

Orange Inn Knysna

The perfect escape and accommodation option

As from February 2018, 4-star Orange Inn Knysna opened. Here you can expect to experience a warm welcome and luxury. Orange Inn Knysna is situated just a short 1 km drive from central Knysna – the jewel town of the Garden Route.

Tim & Dennis Bouwers

+27 66 304 0023 or 25 Old Toll Road

Upper Old Place, Knysna

34.0390 S, 23.0703 E or

Knysna Luxury Accommodation

Knysna Luxury Accommodation offers you four well appointed homes on one of South Africa’s most exclusive destinations, Thesen Islands in Knysna. Knysna is well known as the jewel of the Garden Route and, perched within the Knysna estuary, Thesen Islands offers residents and visitors not only a luxurious lifestyle, but piece of mind. Connected to the town by a single road, only residents and their guests have access to the boomed security entrance. As the speed limit on the island is only 30 kph, children are able to safely ride their bicycles, skateboards or rollerblades along the extra wide footpaths.

Ian Austin

+27(0)44 382 0089 or +27(0)76 280 0750

Thesen Island, Knysna, 6571 or

Teniqua Treetops

Teniqua Treetops is a unique, tented tree house resort, occupying a position high on the foothills of the ancient Outeniqua mountain range, yet situated along the magical Garden Route, close to the magnificent sea shores of the Western Cape, South Africa. Set in acres of pristine indigenous forest on South Africa’s Garden Route, Teniqua Treetops brings you an experience that may be quietly life-changing. Eco-friendly, self-catering tree houses provide a secluded, romantic honeymoon destination or a haven for nature lovers. A holiday with us will re launch you into the world relaxed, invigorated and rejuvenated.

Robyn & Viv Patz

+27 82 064 0728

Foothills of the Outeniqua Mountains between Knysna and Sedgefield, 15km off the N2, Knysna, 6570

S33° 56.49 , E22° 51.18 or

Hillview Self Catering Apartments

Hillview`s location cannot be beaten, situated in a green leafy residential area, a stone throw away from the centre of Knysna – an easy walk. Come and re-charge a little. We have the ideal place. Consider your accommodation as your own private apartment and a getaway from your daily routine. Affordable and great for any time of the year for short or longer stays. Your apartment with DStv, free Wi-Fi, swimming pool, barbecue area, private entrance, secured off-street parking, percale linen and your apartment serviced on request.

Janine Lefebvre

+27 72 518 7509 or +27 72 518 7509

8 League Street, Knysna Central.

34.0305° S, 23.0463° E or

Forest Edge Nature Lovers’ Retreat

Affordable and award-winning self-catering cottages on the edge of the Knysna Forest. Tranquility, romance and privacy for nature-lovers, honeymooners and those looking for something special off the beaten track. Guests can now also order Breakfast & Dinner on our new picturesque Lily Pond Deck.

Danie Jansen van Vuuren

+27(0)82 456 1338 or +27(0)82 456 1338

Farm 118, Knysna, 6570

S33° 55’ 45.8”, E22° 56’ 18.9” or

Beacon House

Beacon House is situated on the Eastern Head in Knysna. These striking sandstone headlands flank the deep and sometimes treacherous channel which floods the Knysna lagoon. Beacon House boasts views both across the lagoon towards the Outeniqua mountains and out to sea. Make this your base as you explore the wonders that characterise this spectacular Garden Route town.

Mike Elliot

+27 (0)82 828 2321

34 George Rex Drive, The Heads

-34.076709 S , 23.060928 E or

Number Eleven

Number Eleven is tucked away at The Heads on the edge of the Knysna lagoon. This 5 star self-catering house has recently been fully refurbished to a very high standard as part of the well-established Milkwood Resort Collection.

Clary Starbuck

+27 (0) 44 384 0745

+27(0)82 498 0299

13 George Rex Drive, Knysna

S34° 4.47 , E23° 3.39’

Footprints of Knysna

This quaint and quirky establishment with its sloping slate roof and dormer windows offers a relaxed ‘home from home’. All accommodation has views of the garden, lagoon and Knysna Heads. Open, friendly and helpful owners on site. All units have full en-suite bathrooms, private decks with Braai (barbeque facility) and easy access to our large secluded garden and sparkling pool. Secure parking. Rooms serviced daily, DSTV and free WiFi.

Kitty & Danny Frey-Hopkins

+27(0)44 382 2916 or +27(0)72 375 2261

21 Boekenhout Ave, Upper Old Place, Knysna, 6570

S34°03.76.97, E23°07.11.54 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

Seacrest Villa & Cottage

Seacrest Villa and Cottage is an exquisite guesthouse situated on the tranquil Leisure Isle inside the Knysna estuary, close to the crystal-clear waters’ edge and white sandy beaches and with its’ ever-changing tides flowing through the spectacular Knysna Heads, this home is your perfect choice. You can enjoy scenic walks and cycling or sundowners on Bollards Bay Beach.

Bobbie Sharp

+27 83 413 6133

28 George Avenue, Leisure Isle, Knysna

34 04' 12" S , 23 03' 43" E or

Margie’s Place

When you get to Margie’s Place Self Catering website, you will know you are heading in the right direction. This is because there are 3 main repeats that come up in all reviews: Location : Affordable accommodation with breathtaking views of the Knysna Lagoon and Heads. Homely : ‘Home from Home’ feeling prevails and makes you want to return. Hospitality : Hosts are caring, warm and knowledgeable and will ensure a memorable stay.

Margie Law

+27(0)44 382 6291 or +27(0)83 461 9725

10 Boekenhout Avenue, Upper Old Place, Knysna, 6570

S34.2.23.6, E23.4.10.8 or

Carpe Diem House

This historic house is over 170 years old and is one of the original homes of Knysna. It comprises two lettable units:

Carpe Diem Apartment: This character filled one bedroom apartment has a large private lounge and a separate additional toilet room with wash basin and large built in cupboards.

Carpe Diem Pod:

The stylish and artistically decorated bedroom has a large double bed and en-suite bathroom (comprising shower and large bath) with toilet and washbasin. It also has a built-in cupboard and a work-space for computers or writing. Coffee and tea facilities are available, with a kettle and French Press if needed. A microwave stove is also supplied.

Michelle Faure

+27 44 382 1212 or +27 73 797 9589

37 Queen Street, Knysna

34°02'02.7"S, 23°03'05.2"E or

The Islander – Knysna

This luxury Guest House situated on Leisure Isle, is well worth a visit. The Islander Knysna, offers all the comforts of home in a beautiful and peaceful setting. All rooms are ensuite, have there own Tv with Dstv channels, free WiFi, luxurious linen and complimentary toiletries. Full breakfast is offered for the BnB rooms. The Loft suite and 2 roomed cottage are self catering units, each with there own Kitchenette.

Barbara Mills & Iain Butchart

+27(0)44 384 0078 or +27(0)83 325 7449

4 Club Road, Leisure Island, Knysna, 6570 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

+27(0)72 725 4455

22 Fraser Street, Hunters Home, Knysna, 6570

S34°03.68.88 , E23°05.02.64

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

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

Inyathi Guest Lodge

Newly acquired, renovated and decorated, Inyathi Self Catering offers fully equipped Self-Catering Chalets in our very convenient new location at 38 Trotter Street. Extremely central, but down a quiet side street away from the hustle and bustle, just two streets (450m) from the Waterfront, Featherbed Company and meters from Gray Street, Woodmill Lane and all the supermarkets, shops, bars and restaurants.

Riaan and Helen Louw

+27(0)44 382 7768 or +27(0)72 281 8182

38 Trotter Street, Knysna, 6570

S34.03.805, E23.04.705 or

Knysna River Club

Situated on the water’s edge of the Knysna Lagoon, the multi-award-winning Knysna River Club is a private enclave of charming, luxury self-catering log chalets in the heart of South Africa’s Garden Route coast. Surrounded by shady trees and well-tended gardens, the resort offers security, privacy and comfort for guests looking to unwind, and is the ideal venue from which to explore the quaint lagoon-side town of Knysna.

Eben Swart

+27(0)44 382 6483 or +27(0)83 490 2265

Sun Valley Drive, Costa Sarda, Knysna, 6570

S34°02.19.18 , E23°03.44.18 or

Pine Lake Marina Waterfront Resort

Pine Lake Marina is a self-catering holiday resort 5km outside Sedgefield, in the heart of the Garden Route National Reserve and on the banks of the Swartvlei Lake. It is one of the most beautiful places to stay, with magnificent views of the lake and the surrounding mountains. It offers adventure holidays and experiences in nature with more than 20 activities & sport facilities.

+27 (0) 44 349 2200

N2 Swartvlei, Sedgefield, 6573

34° 00' 08.95" S, 22° 44 '28.84" E 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

Cliffhanger Cottages

Cliffhanger Cottages, situated along the Rheenendal road, provide the peace of the unspoilt country, total privacy, spectacular views, and yet are a mere 15 minute scenic drive on a tar road to the centre of Knysna. For honeymooners, lovers or nature lovers, Cliffhanger and Cliffedge are private and luxurious timber chalets, set on the edge of a valley and are the perfect escape from a stressful world. Panoramic and spectacular views of forest and mountain with not another building in sight. Both cottages are beautifully finished with great attention to detail and have well equipped kitchen areas.

Barry & Ingrid Young

+27(0)44 388 4696 or +27(0)82 538 1081

The Surfboard, Rheenendal Road, Rheenendal, Knysna, 6570

S33° 59.27.6, E22° 58.88.7 or

Brenton on Sea Cottages

Our accommodation includes self-catering chalets, self-catering cabins, and a wheelchair friendly chalet. The chalets have three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a lounge and a fully equipped kitchen. The cozy wooden cabins for couples consist of a bedroom, en-suite bathroom, self-catering kitchen and balcony. From the moment you arrive at Brenton on Sea Cottages you will be treated to the unspoiled surroundings, Brenton hospitality and thoughtful amenities.

Chris Rorich

+27 44 381 0081 / 2

242 President CR Swart Drive, Brenton on Sea

-34° 4.4134′ , 23° 1.4154′ or

Laguna Grove

Begin your day by taking in the early morning sun rising over the Knysna Heads and unwind in the evening by the waters edge. Evert apartment has uninterrupted breathtaking views of the Lagoon, the Heads and the Quays. Our prime location also means many attractions are within safe and easy walking distance of your apartment! Choose from a selection of either two or three bedroom individually furnished holiday or superior self-catering apartments.

Liselle Walker / Janet Van Staden

+27(0)44 382 2523 or +27(0)72 249 0483

Remembrance Avenue, Waterfront, Knysna, 6571

S34°03.96.73, E23°04.18.77 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.

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