Serendipity Guest House is situated on the banks of the Touw River and borders on to the Wilderness National Park, a UNESCO proclaimed water bird conservancy.

We have four en-suite bedrooms with quality linen, underfloor heating and ceiling fans. Guest Lounge with fire place and library is inviting and softly furnished to pamper. Delectable country breakfasts are served in the breakfast room or outside on the terrace. Security is provided by security gates and parking in the basement. Our rooms are Wi-Fi Broadband enabled.

Cuisine is of the standard you'd expect from an award-wining establishment. Among the accolades Serendipity was chosen as 'Wine Magazine' Top 100 restaurants in South Africa since 2003. One of 30 restaurants chosen to participate in Mo Chandon/BoE circle. American Express Platinum Card for Fine Dining awarded to Serendipity since 2008 up to 2014.

Dinner is a sociable five-course gourmet experience around antique family heirlooms, all dressed up in white linen, set with crystal, candles, polished silver and imported glasses - remember to reserve your table when booking your accommodation! Lizelle, the chef, graduated from Pretoria University and Prue Leith Academy of Food and Wine. The food is a delicious fusion of the best and freshest South African delicacies combined with international spices and condiments and methodologies. Rudolf is the sayer of grace, maitre d', sommelier and wine steward and occasional raconteur. He serves pre-dinner aperitifs on the water's edge, while guests to enjoy the crimson sunset and watch the many water birds visiting the property.

The Guest House is enveloped by a lush, indigenous sculpted garden. The protected evergreen Outeniqua forests and the water bird sanctuary cradle the house. The misty- morning hanging over the wetlands entice late rising after an evening of gemütlichkeit, bonhomie and ubuntu in the restaurant.

With our complimentary canoes you can canoe to the waterfall in the Wilderness National Park. Abseiling the cliffs, walking the miles of empty white sand beaches and watching dolphins, whales and rare birds, fishing the river or the sea, mountain biking are all within minutes from your home-from-home.

Golfing are only 20 minutes away. Fancourt Golf Club, George Golf Club; and the Ernie Els Ou Baai Golf Resort are close by. Other highly rated golf courses such as Pezula Golf Estate, Simola and Pinnacle Point Golf Estate only 45 minutes from Serendipity.

For the more relaxed forty minutes away are the fascinating town of Knysna with its annual oyster festival, historic Mossel Bay with its casino and Oudtshoorn with its Cango Caves and ostriches.

Serendipity is situated in the heart of the Garden Route and is an excellent home from which to plan your daily activities. A three day stay is recommended.

Portfolio Rated: Luxury
  • Awards & Accreditations As Claimed By The Establishment
  • Birdlife South Africa - Birder Friendly
  • Greenwood Guides Member
  • Member of Cape Town Tourism
  • Oak Leaf Grading (5)
  • Portfolio Collection Member
  • air conditioner (some units)
  • airport (less than 15km)
  • beach (less than 500m)
  • exercise facilities (less than 5km)
  • fireplace
  • fishing onsite
  • horse riding (less than 5km)
  • internet facilities
  • lake onsite
  • laundry facilities (less than 2km)
  • laundry facilities onsite
  • lock-up safe
  • medical facilities (less than 5km)
  • nature trail onsite
  • parking all onsite
  • restaurant onsite
  • tea / coffee making facilities
  • tumble dryer onsite
  • washing machine onsite