Garden Route Accommodation

The Garden Route gets its name from the area of South Africa  in and along this exquisite region of the south coast of South Africa that spans the section between Mossel Bay in the Western Cape and the Storms River in the Eastern Cape. The Garden Route encompasses the towns of Mossel Bay, George, Oudshoorn and Plettenberg Bay among many other smaller towns and interesting locations in between. This picturesque drive through the rich and varied countryside is the ideal setting for a slow and leisurely road trip, during which one can stop and see all the curiosities the coastline, the towns and the other places of interest have to offer. For those with an adventurous spirit a trip through the Garden Route shouldn’t exclude a bungee jump off either the Gourits River bridge or the Bloukrans River Bridge – the Bloukrans River jump being the highest commercial bungee jump in the world. Oudshoorn hosts the Cango Caves which is a vast underground network of Caverns through which tourists can take guided tours; Oudshoorn also offers a crocodile farm an ostrich farm and a snake farm where visitors can experience and learn about these animals up close.

George is the largest town in the area and plays an administrative role in the surrounding towns and is also the main commercial centre. The small coastal village of Knysna is surrounded by dense forests, a vast lagoon and the Knysna Heads looking over the ocean. The town and surrounding areas of Wilderness and Sedgefield offer an excellent place to enjoy the outdoors whether one enjoys sports and hiking or just relaxing and indulging in the ambiances. The entire Garden Route is steeped in history and culture, and almost every place one can stop has a story to go with it.

The many small towns along the Garden Route all have unique and interesting histories and features worth looking into. Many festivals and sporting events occur along this stretch throughout the year such as the Klein Karoo Arts Festival in Oudshoorn or Knysna’s annual Oyster Festival which is always a well-attended attraction which brings in large amounts of local and foreign visitors.

The Garden Route is well worth taking a slow and studied tour through. One is advised to allow of plenty of time to take advantage of all that the area and its communities has to offer.

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Brenton On Rocks

From R760* unit


Come and enjoy a relaxing holiday in our beautiful guesthouse. We are in tranquil Brenton-on-sea, situated right on the cliff with breathtaking sea views. You can sit on your own balcony or by the... More Info

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Blackwaters River Lodge

From R950* unit


Blackwaters River Lodge is a leading 4 star country guest house bordering on the Goukamma River with 8 acres of pristine gardens surrounded by indigenous forest. It offers peace, quiet and relaxation.... More Info

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Asgard Valhalla Guest House

From R250 pps


A glass of wine on Valhalla's main balcony, with a view over the lights of Mossel Bay and its coastline - the perfect way to end the day.... More Info

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The Russel Hotel

From R1161* unit


The Russel Hotel in Knysna is a 3-star hotel, which will suit leisure travelers and businessmen alike. We offer our guests a choice of 18 en-suite rooms. The marbled bathrooms offer shower-in-bath fac... More Info

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Bay View Guest Apartments

From R700* unit


Bay View Guest Apartments is situated in Brenton on sea " the Hidden Pearl" of Knysna.We offer Spectacular 180 degree sea and nature views. Stunning sunsets and Whale watching in season from Jun-Nov.... More Info

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Blue Dolphin Guest Flat

From R500* unit


Brenton on Sea is situated within the Knysna / Western Heads conservancy and offers an ideal setting for that relaxed seaside holiday for family, friends and couples to enjoy. We offer self cateri... More Info

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Knysna Herons Guest House

From R900* unit

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Welcome to Knysna Herons Guest House. We offer you a holiday you will never forget! We offer some of the best rates available in or around town. We are home away from home... More Info

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Lazy Days

From R1050* unit


Experience the tranquility of Natures Valley as you relax in a comfortable, wooden cottage set in a lush, walled garden. The cottage is located in a quiet street, approximately 200m from the lagoon an... More Info

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Farmhouse  Lodge

From R330 pps


Tastefully restored farmhouse. Situated opposite Fancourt Hotel and Country Club Ideally located for both business and pleasure. ... More Info

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Inyathi Guest Lodge

From R700* unit


A few days at Inyathi ('buffalo' in Xhosa, the local African language) and your idea of a guesthouse will never be the same. We're unique, we're different and we're African! Set in a beautiful, mostly... More Info

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Garden Route Reviews

Garden Route Accommodation has been rated 4/5 based on 1101 reviews.

Knysna
We absolutely loved Knysna and enjoyed what we could experience in the short time because there is so much more to explore. We will definitely be back.
- Liezel Johnson

George
George is definitely a must see and a holiday destination! The garden route is the best, we did Plettenberg bay, Knysna and Mosselbay!
Definitely going back soon...

- Mamalo Motsoeneng

George
Stunning place for a getaway. Definitely going back there.
- Judy Chetty

Mossel Bay
Hartenbos is more of a quiet retirement area and Mossel Bay big and friendly people. Nice restaurants in the area.
- Anthony Putter

George
Lovely quiet town
- Colleen Van Eyk