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Location & Contact Details
Address:15 George Rex Drive, , The Heads, , Knysna, , Western Cape, , South Africa
Contact:Sue Krause
Cell (1):+27-82-6529216
Cell (2):+27-82-6501138

Payment Methods
  • EFT / Bank Transfer EFT / Bank Transfer
  • Sorry, Credit cards not accepted Sorry, Credit cards not accepted
Bed Configuration
  • The Beach Cottage (Sleeps 4) x 1
    • Room 1 - queen
    • Room 2 - single, single
  • The Lemon Tree (Sleeps 4) x 1
    • Room 1 - queen
    • Room 2 - single, single
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20774 page views since 03 Nov, 2009.
Last updated on 06 Nov, 2020.
Listed on WhereToStay.co.za for 11 years

The Beach House is the original site of the Beach House Hotel which was demolished in 1974 to build this home.
It has been in the Krause family since then and we want people to share the same pleasure that we get from the view and the position - situated right on the Knysna Lagoon at The Heads.

Beach Cottage:

  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom - Shower and bath
  • Fully equipped and serviced with linen provided.
  • The Kitchen has a 4 plate stove, oven, microwave, toaster, kettle, combined fridge freezer and a bar fridge.
  • Comfortable with private lawn and barbecue facilities.
  • Parking available.
  • DSTV

Lemon Tree Cottage:

  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms - shower
  • Fully equipped and serviced with linen provided.
  • The kitchen, oven, 4 plate stove, microwave, toaster, kettle, combined fridge freezer
  • Comfortable with private deck and barbecue facilities.
  • Parking available.
  • DSTV

Mooring facilities are available right in front of the house. Canoes and paddle skis are available. The lagoon is 4 metres from the house.

Activities
Outdoor activities include swimming, bird watching, boating, canoeing, fishing and plenty more while rainy days will see you in restaurants and shops, viewing wildlife and catching the amazing scenery from the many drives.

Sun and sea
The Garden Route offers some of the best water sport areas along the Southern Coast of Africa.

  • Hire a boat, or bring your own, and cruise our beautiful lagoon, streams and rivers
  • Take a ferry across to Featherbed Nature Reserve or to the Knysna Heads - enjoy a romantic sunset, or leisurely lunchtime cruise.
  • For an adrenalin rush in the water, go shark cage diving at Mossel Bay or Blackwater Tubing at Stormsriver.
  • Watch the dolphins and whales play along our coastline.

Adventure activities

  • Paraglide in heaven - soar above the coast and have a birds-eye view of this beautiful environment.
  • Abseil down the Knysna Heads and some other cliffs on the coastline
  • Rock climb in some unique and beautiful areas
  • Explore the area by quad bike (biking on the beach is not allowed due to the fragile eco-system).
  • Experience the thrill of hanging from a cable and gliding from one tree top to another in the dense Tsitsikamma Forest.

Wild Life

  • Visit a Game farm just a few minutes outside of George and watch the crocodiles feed.
  • Visit one or more of the world-famous ostrich farms in Oudtshoorn
  • Touch leopards at a wildlife ranch.
  • Get up close and personal with the inhabitants of Monkey Land.
  • Visit the Cheetah farm, the Knysna Elephant Park and see the Knysna Seahorses in the Knysna Lagoon.
  • Go to one of the many Nature Reserves in and around the Knysna area.

Tourist Attractions

  • George offers you the opportunity to go back in time and experience the old railway history of Southern Africa at the Railway Museum.
  • Indulge in fresh Oysters from the Lagoon and visit the local beer brewery.
  • Take a trip through to Outshoorn and experience one of the Cango Caves.
  • Visit the Post Office Tree and the Dias Caravel Museum in Mossel Bay.

Outdoor Activities

  • This area is a golfer's paradise. Visit one of the various PGA registered golf-courses along our beautiful coastline.
  • Cycle on the many biking trails through the forests in the area.
  • Hike or horse-back ride one of the excellent hiking and horse riding trails along the coast and in the forest.

Out and About

  • Shop 'til you drop in the many unique shops in Knynsa - The Waterfront, Woodmill Lane and Main Street are just some shopping areas.
  • There are a wide selection of Restaurants, Coffee shops, Pub & Grills, Pizzerias and Farm stalls in the Knysna area.
  • Weekends are famous for the many markets in the area - from Sedgefeild to Harkerville and Wilderness.
Facilities
  • Beach (absolutely on the beach)
  • Beach (less than 500m)
  • Boat / marine slipway (within 5km)
  • Braai / Barbeque facilities
  • Canoeing onsite
  • DSTV
  • Exercise facilities (less than 5km)
  • Fireplace
  • Fishing onsite
  • Heaters in unit
  • Medical facilities (less than 5km)
  • No smoking in rooms
  • Parking all onsite
  • Serviced
  • Tea / coffee making facilities
  • Tumble dryer in unit
  • Water skiing onsite
  • Wifi
Open Google Map
  • Directions
    From the centre of Knysna - go towards Plettenburg Bay. Take the George Rex Drive turn-off. Pass Leisure Isle and continue on George Rex to The Heads. At the circle, veer right, pass Under Milkwood on your right. The Beach House is the next one on the right hand side of the road.

    Number 15 George Rex Drive. The Heads.
  • Cancellation Policy
    No deposits will be refunded unless we re-let the room/s for the same period at the same rate

    Percentages will apply for administration costs/bank charges

    Cancellations made:

    A non-refundable deposit is required when booking your accommodation.

    Deviation from this cancellation policy only under extenuating circumstances, at the discretion of the management
  • Arrival & Departure Times
    Arrival times are flexible but generally 2pm
  • Terms Of Payment
    100% Payable on booking
  • Rules/Conditions
    Peak season has a 7 day minimum stay Winter season has a 3 night minimum stay
Directions
From the centre of Knysna - go towards Plettenburg Bay. Take the George Rex Drive turn-off. Pass Leisure Isle and continue on George Rex to The Heads. At the circle, veer right, pass Under Milkwood on your right. The Beach House is the next one on the right hand side of the road.

Number 15 George Rex Drive. The Heads.
Cancellation Policy
No deposits will be refunded unless we re-let the room/s for the same period at the same rate

Percentages will apply for administration costs/bank charges

Cancellations made:

A non-refundable deposit is required when booking your accommodation.

Deviation from this cancellation policy only under extenuating circumstances, at the discretion of the management
Arrival & Departure Times
Arrival times are flexible but generally 2pm
Terms Of Payment
100% Payable on booking
Rules/Conditions
Peak season has a 7 day minimum stay Winter season has a 3 night minimum stay
Page Statistics
20774 page views since 03 Nov, 2009.
Last updated on 06 Nov, 2020.
Listed on WhereToStay.co.za for 11 years
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    1/13 - Beach House view from the Lagoon
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    9/13 - Lemon Tree Balcony View of Lagoon
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    12/13 - Lemon Tree Lounge
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    13/13 - Lemon Tree Kitchen
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