Simola Hotel & Spa

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

          Elephants and Featherbeds

          A travel blog entry by gillie.bowen on Jan 17, 2015

          6 comments, 16 photos

          ... over from the vast expanses of farming land. Mossel Bay is a pretty seaside town, renowned for its oysters, dolphins, whales and sharks. Our hotel had spectacular views across the harbour and bay and we enjoyed a walk along the white sands of its attractive beaches in the morning.

          From there we motored along the M2 passed George, Wilderness and Sedgefield until we finally reached Knysna. The Knysna Lake Area is one of the most ...

          Winding Down The Garden Route

          A travel blog entry by skibum80488 on May 09, 2013

          1 comment, 3 photos

          ... hours anywhere, this is the place to do it.

          One particularly pretty section is from Gordon's Bay to Hermanus. The road winds on high cliffs overlooking the ocean, and is called Whale Watchers Road. People from all of the world come to watch the southern right whales spawn in the October. So, we missed the whales, but we did see a "shark watcher". As the name implies they try to spot great white and other ...

          Birds of Eden and Monkeyland

          A travel blog entry by krista.and.erik on Dec 14, 2012

          42 photos

          ... your head, causing you to startle and chuckle. The experience would have been a bit more magical if we had been left to our own devices through this forest, but I can tell you that we would have gotten seriously lost and I would have been beyond skittish the entire time.

          On our way ‘home’ we passed a mill that produces mohair, which I’ve learned is the hair from angora goats, which truly are the most adorable ...

          Nice, Na?

          A travel blog entry by cadkinsca on Apr 09, 2012

          8 photos

          ... Real article here - 92 . So I was stuck inside with nothing to do but watch The Master's, drink (at one of only two open pubs), and covet my neighbor's wife, maidservant, ox and ass. Oh, yeah, I got Him back. I did a lot of coveting.

          I also ate about 50 of the local oysters, had eisbein (a pickled and smoked pork hock with the skin grilled it to a golden ...

          A Relaxing Few Days...

          A travel blog entry by amandip on Feb 18, 2011

          3 comments, 41 photos

          ... to the Birds of Eden the world’s largest free-flight multi-species bird aviary. It’s basically 2 hectares of forest that has been covered by mesh (there is enough mesh to go 1/7th of the way around the Earth). Here they rehabilitate birds that are found abandoned or are unwanted. Mandip loved it. She was amazed by the exotic looking birds and how they flew about free high in the tops or zipped right over your head (we felt the ...