Kanonkop House

Garden Route

Kanonkop House offers a perfect blend of attentive service and laid-back luxury, creating a truly intimate and distinctive guest experience. It comes as no surprise that it has consistently earned a spot in the Top 25 Hotels in Africa according to Trip Advisor. This refined family home turned five-star boutique accommodation warmly welcomes guests from around the world, ensuring they receive unparalleled hospitality. Nestled atop Kanonkop Hill within a private indigenous forest, Kanonkop House boasts mesmerising vistas of the iconic Knysna Lagoon, stretching all the way to the renowned Knysna Heads and the Indian Ocean. This serene location just outside the main town centre allows guests to bask in the natural beauty which the Garden Route is renowned, while the town’s vibrant restaurants, activities, and shops are a convenient 5-minute drive away. Exclusivity and privacy are cherished here, as the property houses only 7 rooms and is not accessible to the general public. This enables guests to relish their stay in complete seclusion. The dedicated hosts are always available to provide recommendations and arrange bookings for various in-house activities, such as discounted golf, cycling, birding, hiking, kayaking, beach outings, and water sports. Furthermore, the strategic location of Kanonkop House offers easy access to all the exciting attractions along the Garden Route. For families and small groups seeking an even more tailor-made experience, the Kanonkop Team extends their hospitality to a selection of exclusive-use villas scattered throughout the Garden Route. From picturesque beachfront locations to charming spots along the waterways of the lagoon and near beautiful local golf courses, these Villas cater to different preferences. Customisable packages range from self-catering options to full hosting services, ensuring that each guest’s desires are met with utmost care and attention.

Reasons we love Kanonkop House

  • The multiple room options, meaning there is something for everyone
  • The view of Knysna lagoon
  • The indulgent spa


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