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GARDEN ROUTE (16)

 

1. Amanzi Island Lodge

On the edge of the beautiful Knysna lagoon, Amanzi Island Lodge offers luxurious comfort, tranquility and spectacular views. After a warm Leisure Isle welcome, take a relaxing stroll across the rippled sand and return to enjoy a glass of wine on your private balcony or patio.

 
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2. At the Woods Guest House

At the Woods Guest House in Storms River Village, Tsitsikamma offers upmarket accommodation and a relaxing and comfortable base from which to explore the Tsitsikamma and surrounding areas.
 
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3. Bay Lodge

This is barefoot luxury at it’s best – a six suite boutique beach lodge with amazing views over the Indian Ocean and contemporary designer touches throughout.

 
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4. De Denne Country Guest House

De Denne Country Guest House is a tranquil haven enveloped in farmlands in the heart of the Klein Karoo, South Africa.
 
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5. Fynbos Ridge Country House

Fynbos Ridge is set on a magnificent fynbos reserve, with stunning mountain views. Set amongst the fragrant fynbos, the Cape Dutch style Country House is spacious and well appointed, and the self-catering garden cottages are comfortable and secluded. 

 
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6. Hunter's Country House

Fragrant and colourful, Hunter’s’ luxuriant gardens create an idyllic setting for this opulent retreat in the heart of the Garden Route. Hunter’s Country House combines gracious elegance with sheer comfort and impeccable service with warm hospitality. Far from the madding crowd, yet conveniently close to a wide variety of leisure activities, Hunter’s is a member of Relais & Chateaux and Chaine des Rotisseurs.
 
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7. Knysna Quays

Within walking distance of the Knysna Quays Waterfront with its numerous shops, coffee shops and restaurants are beautiful holiday apartments in a quiet, secure complex. The centre of Knysna is less than a kilometre away and is an easy 5 minute walk.

 
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8. Leisure Isle Lodge

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

Ocean Watch Guest House is perfectly nestled against the coastal hillside of the beautiful Plettenberg Bay, an ideal spot to enjoy whale and dolphin watching. Take a very short stroll to the charming village, pristine beaches and popular view points.

 
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10. Phantom Forest Eco Reserve

The Phantom Forest Eco Reserve, on the southern Cape coast of South Africa, in the heart of the magnificent Garden Route... whispers a very special magic. Looking out across the Knysna Lagoon towards the Heads Nestling in the Afromontane Forest, just seven kilometres from Knysna, with endless views, shared only with our Fish Eagles, the large and elevated luxury 'tree suites' are an African celebration of colour and textures. Experience the evocative sounds... scents... and tastes of Africa... at their very best!

 
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11. Schoemanshoek Country Manor

Schoemanshoek Country Manor is the heartbeat of charm in the Klein Karoo countryside, nestled in the Cango Valley (Schoemanshoek) near Oudtshoorn. It is a very small jewel of freedom & relaxation, offering a peaceful, comfortable and memorable experience in the centre of the ostrich haven.

 
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12. Schoone Oordt Country House

Stylish, luxurious, yet laid-back accommodation in a country guesthouse between Cape Town and the Garden Route in Swellendam South Africa.
 
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13. The Lofts

Hidden away in the Boatshed, on Thesen Islands, a mere couple of feet from the water's edge, you will discover The Lofts. These luxury Loft rooms offer the discerning guest a combination of luxurious living and breathtaking views over the scenic Knysna lagoon.

 
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14. The Turbine Boutique Hotel and Spa

The Turbine Hotel and Spa is a boutique 5 star hotel in Knysna, which offers guests luxurious accommodation options, exceptional cuisine, stunning panoramas, and a range of world-class facilities.


 
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15. Trogon House and Forest Spa

Trogon House and Forest Spa is a luxury boutique hotel and romantic forest hideaway that caters for travellers along South Africa's famous Garden Route. It offers dedicated service, luxury, privacy and a stunning location near Plettenberg Bay. Trogon House comprises two adjacent lodges, Malabar Lodge & Tomba Lodge.  The seven rooms at Trogon House can either be booked individually or each lodge can be booked at exclusive use.

 
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16. Tsala Treetop Lodge

A symphony of stone, wood, glass and water high above the floor of the magnificent indigenous forests of the Garden Route, between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay. Elevated wooden walkways meander through the trees to ten exclusive and very private suites, all with plunge pools.

 
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The Garden Route

The Garden Route

“The Garden Route and Klein Karoo occupy a special place in South Africa’s constellation of tourist offerings, providing as they do a microcosm of the South African Experience. The thrilling contrast between a vast and stark Karoo adjoining a verdant Garden Route, is typically South African.” Moeketsi Mosola, CEO South African Tourism.

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