Conrad Pezula

Golf Resort & Spa , Knysna


The only danger of staying at Conrad Pezula?  That you might forget the rest of the Garden Route.  Just outside Knysna, this five-star resort hotel is secreted within 2,500 private acres of forest, mountain and lake, and tempts with a near-endless range of activities.  It also borders dreamy Noetzie Beach, regularly voted among South Africa’s top three coves, and boasts a world-class spa, golf course and unique sports oval.  Leaving can be a problem.


Rooms are spread across the estate.  Even the smallest – a relative term here – Junior Deluxe Suites have ottomans, wood-burning fireplaces, bathtubs and balconies or patios facing the golf course, Knysna Lagoon or ocean.  All offer a mix of stylish decor and homely touches.  Extra special are the three super-luxurious Pezula Castles, which come with a full staff and can be rented individually or exclusively as a five-suite trio.  


At formal Zachary’s Restaurant, winner of international awards, eat Karoo lamb or Knysna oysters with fine local wines.  Funkier fare is available at all-day bistro Café Z.  Enjoy cutting-edge treatments at the nine-room spa, before using its heated pool and gym.  Later, light up in the cosy Cigar Bar or unwind amid Noah’s Champagne & Cocktail Lounge.


Before tackling the 18-hole Pezula Championship Golf Course, practice first on a driving range at the ‘Field of Dreams’ complex, which additionally contains tennis, archery and football facilities.  Guests can also horse-ride, embark on a guided nature hike, canoe or fish around the estate.  Free shuttles serve Noetzie Beach, while binoculars and bird books may be hired out.  Helicopter-based whale-watching trips are available upon request.

Child Policy

All children are welcome, with multi-bedroom suites and babysitters readily available.  The Kids Club is open daily, as is a delightful Petting Farm. 

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