Amanzi Island Lodge balances comfort and luxury in beautiful surroundings. There can be no better spot for relaxing and exploring all that the Garden Route has to offer. Guests at our bed-and-breakfast beach house enjoy wonderful views of the Knysna lagoon and the Featherbed Nature Reserve on the majestic Knysna Heads.
Our spacious and luxuriously appointed bedrooms open out either onto a balcony or onto the garden. We also have one self-catering garden-facing & one self-catering lagoon facing apartments available for those who would rather not eat out every night. The guest lounge, dining rooms and pub also offer guests spectacular lagoon views.
Indulge in a scrumptious breakfast on the terrace each morning while you watch the tides slowly turn beneath the majestic Knysna Heads. Then head out to explore the many activities that Knysna and the Garden Route have to offer.
Or spend a day on Leisure Isle relaxing by our swimming pools. You're welcome to take one of the bicycles for a spin and explore the island or paddle a canoe on the lagoon.
Wireless internet access is available for guests to share their holiday experiences with family back home.
After a hard day's relaxation come and join us for a sundowner at our bar and order your delicious dinner meals at our Amanzi lodge restaurant. We'll also gladly make dinner reservations for you at one of the nearby Knysna restaurants.
In Room Facilities:
Our guest bedrooms open out onto either a private balcony or deck. All guest bedrooms have: tea and coffee making facilities, digital electronic safe, hair dryer, TV with M-Net and shared Digital Satellite, Air-conditioning.
In the heart of the Garden Route, Knysna is perfectly positioned for you to easily explore all the beauty and activities that the area has to offer. Aside from the beautiful lagoon and exquisite scenery that you'll take in around Knysna's bustling town, there are numerous wonderful beach, forest and cliff top walks in the Garden Route. Across the water from the lodge is the Feather bed Nature Reserve. Amanzi Island Lodge is a few minutes drive from three fantastic golf courses; The Knysna Golf Course, Simola Golf Course and Pezula Championship Golf Course. Head into Knysna to explore the array of little shops and scrumptious restaurants that our bustling town has to offer. Take a short drive down the National road and you'll encounter African arts and crafts and quirky local wooden furniture. Friday evening and Saturday morning is the time to visit the local farmers' markets where friends and family meet and greet. For those who would like a bit of pampering, indulge in a treatment at one of the world-class spas nearby.
For a relaxing day at the lodge you can enjoy a dip in our private swimming pool in the garden, where you'll be visited by the local birds. Bicycles and canoes are available for guests to head out and explore the area! Amanzi has a wide selection of books and board games for you to enjoy, so sit back in our comfortable guest lounge and page through the coffee table books or swap one of your paper backs with one from our library. Honesty bar, Wireless internet access.
A sunset sailing excursion take your fancy? Whale watching? Elephant-back riding? A bungee jump? Just let us know what and when and we'll gladly make those reservations for you. The Garden Route is home to a number of bird and animal sanctuaries; Monkeyland, Birds of Eden, Eagle Encounters, The Knysna Elephant Park and Tenikwa Wild Cat Education Centre are all just down the road. The area is also home to three beautiful Nature Reserves. Across the water from the lodge is the Feather bed Reserve. Robberg is a thirty minute drive and Tsitsikamma, home to the world-famous Otter Trail, is a little further along.