Beacon House, Knysna, Garden Route, South Africa

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Beacon House is an excellent base from which to explore the wonders that characterise this spectacular region on a Garden Route holiday in Knysna.

You can enjoy great watersports on the sea and lagoon as well as wonderful land based activities like hiking and horse riding on a Garden Route holiday in Knysna. Superb golfing and nightlife add to a truly memorable break on this popular coastline.

The Lagoon

The Knysna Lagoon offers a wide variety of activities to cater for everyone. Watersports include fishing, sailing, yachting, water-skiing, kayaking and windsurfing. Ferries make frequent trips around the lagoon and you can enjoy spectacular sunsets over sundowners.


Knysna offers some exciting hiking and horse-riding trails, with stunning views in all directions. Visitors can choose from a variety of forest, fynbos, coastal or mountain trails.

Restaurants and nightlife

Knysna is a foodie haven with at least 50 restaurants to choose from, catering for a wide variety of tastes and budgets. Fresh oysters are a speciality of the town and on a hot summer evening visitors often head to the Waterfont to enjoy the oysters with a good glass of wine or an ice-cold beer.


The Garden Route has quickly become the golfing mecca of South Africa, with some of the country's best fairways in close proximity to Beacon House. Knysna itself offers 3 high-class golf courses, namely the traditional Knysna Golf Club, Pezula (a championship links-style course) and the Jack Nicklaus-designed Simola.

There are 9 highly rated and beautiful courses located between 25 - 90 minutes drive of Beacon House, namely Plettenberg Bay, Goose Valley, George, Lagoon Bay, Le Grand Resort, Pinnacle Point, Mossel Bay, Fancourt and Oubaai

Exterior of Beacon House at night.

Beacon House | Knysna Self-Catering Holiday Apartments | Garden Route

Built into the side of a steep slope, these Knysna self-catering holiday apartments boast views across the lagoon and out to sea

Modern designs in the kitchen and dining rooms.

A pristine seaside location.

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