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Enjoy the tranquillity and beauty of island life at its best. A relaxing visit to our luxury island guesthouse will put you right at the water edge with spectacular views of the Knysna lagoon, famous Knysna heads and Outeniqua Mountains.
the Knysna Belle is ideally situated for guests to enjoy the tranquil surrounds of Leisure Isle.

The Guesthouse offers, full English breakfast, private bar, swimming pool,four balcony areas for guests to take in the wonderful view of the Knysna lagoon or simply enjoy a sundowner after a fun filled day.


Included in your stay
- Here at the 'Belle' we take pride in giving you a memorable stay

The Guesthouse offers:

- Full English Breakfast (or continental)

- Swimming Pool, swimming towels
and recliners.

- Four balcony areas for guests to
take in the wonderful view of the
Knysna lagoon or simply enjoy
sundowners after a fun filled day.

- Mountain bikes (ladies and gents)
for an easy scenic ride around
Leisure Isle.

- Where-did-you- dine-last-night
guest-to guest restaurant rating
- Picnic baskets, backpacks and hiking
water bottles etc.
- Tea and coffee making facilities in all rooms.

- Private honesty Bar, white wine fridge
red wine selection.

- Detailed maps and info on Knysna
and surrounds.

- 2 Kayaks and a canoe.

- Laundry service.

- Cobb mini portable barbeque unit
for picnics (Please book in advance).

Cancellation Policy:

Less than 7 days forfeit 100% of the total stay.
7 - 14 days forfeit 75 % of the total stay.
14 - 21 days forfeit 50 % of the total stay.
21 - 28 days forfeit 25 % of the total stay.
Cancellations made before the 28 days an office fee of 6 % is forfeited.

Facilities & Services available:

Hiking / Walking Trails
Mini Golf
Tennis Court

Rooms and Units Available:

The Captains Quarters
Comprises queensize bed, sitting room with fireplace and full extra-large en-suite bathroom, Captains-desk, private bar/fridge
The lagoon facing suite and Quarterdeck balcony with comfortable seating for sundowners has panoramic views of the Heads, Featherbed Bay and the majestic Outeniqua mountains. Additional rooftop Crows-nest look-out balcony

Our lagoon facing honeymoon suite with spectacular views, has a queensize bed with full en-suite bathroom and double doors opening onto the private patio where one can enjoy the view while sipping sundowners.

Two single beds, lounge area leading out to
private patio, view of front garden and lagoon, luxury bathroom with shower and bath.

Queen size bed and en-suite shower room overlooks the tranquil garden and pool, Optional facility: can be inter-leading with the Annie Benn.

Annie Benn
Large Room with a queen size bed, charming Victorian bath and hand shower, separate toilet en-suite, overlooking the bird filled garden and pool.

Family Suite
A queen-size bed in a room overlooking the garden and pool with full bathroom shared with Fredheim.

Family Suite
Two single beds overlooking garden and pool with shared full bathroom. Very suitable family suite combined with Hettie.


How to find us ..
If arriving from the west i.e. from the Cape Town / George side, drive through the village of Knysna. About 4Km past the town center there is a large road sign showing THE HEADS and LEISURE ISLE .. turn right into George Rex Drive. After +- 3Km turn right at sign Leisure Isle.
If arriving from the Port Elizabeth / Plettenberg Bay side, just before entering Knysna you will travel down a long hill (with view of lagoon). At bottom of the hill there is a sign THE HEADS and LEISURE ISLE turn left into George Rex Drive, after +- 3Km turn right to Leisure Isle.
As you get onto the Island turn left at the stop sign and follow the waters edge for +- 1.7Km. At 75 Bayswater Drive, Leisure Isle you will find The Knysna Belle and a warm welcome

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