Simola Hotel & Spa

1 Old Cape Road, Knysna, Western Cape, 6570, South Africa | 5 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Knysna

Garden Route, Plettenberg, Knysna & Tsitsikamma

A travel blog entry by rickandluann


Driving some 300 miles along the mostly desolate “garden route” from Franschhoek to Plettenberg was thankfully uneventful meaning no car breakdowns along the way. Listening to the Beach Boys, Willie Nelson (and Dennis Prager) made the time pass quickly. The rolling hills were so green and velvety they reminded me of an old home-screen on Windows OS. Compare the two pictures and you ...


A travel blog entry by stevehumphreys


... decided by the parents as this would provide the best opportunities for people in the future.

We also visited a small shebeen, once an unlicensed (and illegal) drinking den, now pretty much a normal bar. This is one of the negative sides of life here, alcohol abuse is a major issue with many people spending their weekends drinking away their earnings. Of course, HIV/Aids is also a big problem, I don't recall the percentage right ...

The Garden Route

A travel blog entry by hayleyford


... the scenery is. It ranges from vinyards (which are flowering lovely pink blossoms for spring), lush mountainous roads, rocky mountain roads and of course the stunning views of the bays that we pass along the way. The journey to Knysna took around 6 hours. Unfortunately the weather in Knysna was similar to the UK ... cold and raining. We strolled around the harbour and had dinner on the waterfront. After dinner we walked back to the hostel in the pouring rain... ...

Nice, Na?

A travel blog entry by cadkinsca


... Sunday is not enough. The ******* has to take the following Monday too.

Thus, Knysna was closed. I also rained, often in not quite Biblical proportions from Friday through Monday, but enough to kill 109 people. In fact, today's lead article from the Port Elizabeth Herald, aka the Voice of Nelson Mandela Bay, was "God Hates You - Kills 109 This Weekend - and Prevents Colin From Playing Golf." Not quite, ...

The Beginning of the Garden Route

A travel blog entry by amandip


... warned of monkeys crossing the road. We laughed at first but then on further thought were a little nervous that monkeys might be freely walking around the cottage. The cottage was great with an amazing view of the mountain side, a hammock and nice spacious master bathroom that led to an outdoor shower on the side of the mountain! (you are probably thinking that this sounds expensive but accomadation here is ...

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This 5 star hotel, located on 1 Old Cape Road, Knysna, is near The Cango Caves, Knysna Elephant Park, Outeniqua Transport Museum, and Le Spa Tranquille.
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