Lodges

Kanonkop House

Epitome of a modern, stylish boutique hotel

Kanonkop House

Kanonkop House is ideally positioned a five-minute drive from Knysna town centre. Set on a hillside, it overlooks a beautiful tidal lagoon and the sandstone headlands – the Knysna Heads – that guard its entrance. Accommodation is in six spacious suites, each with its individual decor and incorporating the ideas and artwork of talented South African artists. Spend your time exploring the natural surroundings by land and water or visiting the local tourist hotspots.Or simply relax.

At the lodge

The hotel

The central areas are divided into a range of lounge and dining spaces. Decorated with a keen eye for detail, every facet of the house has been furnished to maximise views and privacy. The central dining and bar areas are ideal places in which to meet and mingle with fellow guests. There is a panoramic lounge, TV room and winter lounge, all of which are comfortable and stylish. The serene Zen garden and sparkling swimming pool invite you to relax.

The rooms

Each of Kanonkop's six luxury suites has been individually designed to highlight local style, art and culture. The en-suite bathrooms are spacious, with a shower and a roomy tub. Nothing has been overlooked to make your stay enjoyable, from bathrobes, slippers and cotton linen to underfloor heating, satellite TV, CD player and a selection of CDs, a tea and coffee station and complimentary WiFi, you'll feel so at home here you'll want to come back again and again.

On safari

Experiences

Most of the activities available at Kanonkop House take place outdoors, with hiking and mountain bike trails winding through the hills, valleys and forest; watersports, fishing or a sunset cruise on the lagoon (to be arranged in advance); and golfing at the nearby world-class Fancourt, Pezula and Simola golf estates. For those just looking to get away, relaxing with a book by the pool or on a recliner in the Zen garden provides all the activity you could wish for.

When to go

Garden Route by month

January

Season: Dry

February

Season: Dry

March

Season: Dry

April

Season: Wet

May

Season: Wet

June

Season: Wet

July

Season: Wet

August

Season: Wet

September

Season: Wet

October

Season: Dry

November

Season: Dry

December

Season: Dry

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