Knysna nestles on the banks of a beautiful lagoon in the heart of the "Garden Route" of South Africa. Knysna is one of the Garden Route's best known travel destinations and was recently named as one of the Top 100 Destinations in the World
; perfect for your South African accommodation. Knysna is one of the Southern Cape coast's best known holiday destinations, situated between lush forests and the shores of the peaceful lagoon. It offers many activities and attractions of a wide variety within close proximity to your lodging. In Knysna, nature quite literally knocks on your front door. Indigenous forests, fynbos, lakes, rivers and mountains and beautiful coastlines combined with a moderate climate, make the Knysna area a natural Eden
and a perfect place for your vacation rental accommodations.
The town nestles between the impressive Outeniqua Mountains and the Indian Ocean, with the world-renowned forests encircling it like a protective mantle. This exceptional nature’s playground of beaches, lakes, mountains, forests and rivers offers an unforgettable holiday, where you can stay at our world class vacation home rentals. Whether you’re an adventurous type or simply like it lolling around in the sun, Knysna has it all.Let us help you find the perfect accommodations.
In and around your Knysna vacation rental you will find a selection of fine restaurants, activities, cultural and heritage experiences, adventure and natural encounters to match your mood, age, ability and budget. Wine and dine your way through a formidable array of fine restaurants, seafood taverns, pubs, coffee shops, delicatessens and other interesting eateries a stone’s throw from your condo rental or chalet rental.
The Knysna Lagoon is one of the few places along the coast and in the world that supports an oyster hatchery
. And the Knysna oysters are reputedly among the tastiest in the world. Millwood House Museum in Queen Street houses material relating to the history of the town.
Knysna has many attractions in the surrounding area as well, one of the most spectacular being the Knysna Forest
, which is still evident in many places within the town as well. It is the largest indigenous forest in South Africa
comprising of tall and ancient trees of local and exotic species, including stinkwood, yellowwood, blackwood, ironwood, white alders and Cape chestnut.
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