Simola Hotel & Spa

1 Old Cape Road, Knysna, Western Cape, 6570, South Africa | 5 star hotel
Prices starting from $138.00

Travel Blogs from Knysna

Last day at Tsitsikamma

A travel blog entry by amydeb


... an extended active stay. The only point of concern is the baboons – I would not want to meet them on a hiking trail.

We opted NOT to bungee jump off of the Bloukrans Bridge, purportedly the highest bungee jump in the world. It’s been a great trip, let’s not push our luck.

Tomorrow we drive to Port Elizabeth, connect in Johannesburg, and head home. Just in time- we’ve run out of adjectives for this trip. ...

Lazy Sunday in Plettenburg Bay

A travel blog entry by amydeb


Today we took the short drive to the last stop on our trip, Plettenburg Bay. Given that it is a Sunday and the views from our guest house are so nice, we are just going to hang out today - walking on the beach, sitting and looking at the bay. Tomorrow is our last day, and we'll be filling it up, so today we rest. ...

The one that got away!

A travel blog entry by kimclarke


A long day in the car yesterday, getting from Hermanus to Knysna, staying on Leisure Island which is situated in the sea lagoon in front of Knysna. Very pretty, fabulous accommodation with rooms overlooking the bay. Today Gilbert (apparently nick named "no fish Gilbert") went fishing! Deb, Deb and I borrowed bikes to tour the island. Stopped for a drink at the local coffee shop where we had ...

Day Twelve - Knysna

A travel blog entry by tofor85


... been killed, one man clearly visible with his arm hanging out the window (possibly severed) and plenty of blood. According to collaborated views of people on the tour, it seemed at least five people had been clearly killed in the two cars.
Bloukrans Bridge was the site for Bert and Nela to complete their 216 metre Bungee. The rest of us watched on, and enjoyed lunch and drinks.From here, we reached out accomodation, the Lagoona Inn in Kynesna itself. The rooms were clearly the ...

Boring day of driving.

A travel blog entry by travellingadam


... the garden route and has a popular waterfront. There is loads to do in the area mostly outdoor activities, some safaris and golf.

I am staying at The Hideaway Guesthouse which is really handy and about 10mins walk into town and 15 from the waterfront.

After my drive I am just taking it easy tonight, quick bite to eat at the waterfont and early to bed.

Fairly boring day and boring blog but hey...

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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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