From R820 PPS

Headlands House

From R820 PPS



Dramatic sea, lagoon and cliff views from every window. Uniquely situated on the highest point of the famous Knysna Heads, Headlands House offers breathtaking views.

Headlands House is managed with uncompromising quality of service and attention to detail. We will advise you on your day trips and ensure that you will get the most out of the beautiful Garden Route.

Excellent restaurants, shopping, golf courses and local attractions are all a few minutes drive from the Heads. For complete relaxation and comfort, Headlands House is the perfect escape for a romantic sojourn and an ideal base from which to explore the Garden Route.

Our luxury guest house in Knysna offers guests access to a private lounge, bar and a stunning cliff-edge swimming pool. Breakfast is a sumptuous affair, served whilst dolphins and whales frolic, or yachts slip silently out between the Heads.

Six luxury en-suite rooms, with private balconies, capture the majestic Heads, the mighty Indian Ocean and a romantic fairytale view of the Knysna Lagoon and Outeniqua Mountains. Crisp percale cotton sheets & rich fabrics throughout offers our guests comfortable elegance.

Coney Glen Room
Crisp percale cotton sheets & rich fabrics throughout, as well as handpicked antiques in the Coney Glen Room, offers guests comfortable elegance. The room offers sweeping views of the Knysna Heads, and the sea, as well as the Knysna Lagoon and the Outeniqua Mountains. Its bathroom offers equally dramatic cliff views of The Heads and the sea, from an extra large oval bathtub. It has two private balconies with beautiful sea and lagoon views.

Elephant Room
Carved Elephants silently watch over you while you dream of another magical day in Africa. Enjoy breathtaking sea and cliff views overlooking the Knysna Heads. The bedroom and balcony provide the perfect place to savor these vistas.

Birds View Room
Offers all encompassing views of the Knysna Lagoon and the Outeniqua Mountains. From a private balcony overlooking the pool, one can enjoy a romantic fairytale view of Knysna at night. Birds view room has a spacious bathroom, with a large spa bath.

Fynbos Room
Where fynbos rambles down to the sea, at Coney Glen Beach. Watch the fishermen on the rocks and enjoy magnificent sunsets from a large balcony.

Knysna Sea Horse Room
Embrace the tones and vistas of the Sea and Cliffs from this beautifully decorated room, and enjoy the dramatic view through The Heads which can be savoured from the bedroom as well as its lovely private balcony.

Pansy Shell Room
The Pansy Shell Room is sea facing with a lovely balcony overlooking the Fynbos and houses on The Heads.It is a cosy and warm ,self contained room for two and has the additional benefit of a kitchen counter top with an under counter fridge and microwave.

If you have chosen Headlands House as your Knysna accommodation not only have you chosen luxury upmarket Knysna Guest House accommodation but also placed yourself in the heart of the Garden Route activities and beautiful scenery. Ask your host for assistance and details of any of the activities that you wish to enjoy.
The breathtakingly beautiful scenery starts right here at your luxury guest house accommodation with views over the cliffs and out across the warm Indian Ocean, where sightings of dolphin and whales can often be made.
Further a field we can offer activities and places of interest to meet everyone's interest. Our staff will only be too happy to assist and advise you further.


    Room Facilities

  • Internet Access
  • Non-Smoking
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Television

    On Site Facilities

  • Children Allowed
  • Laundry
  • Pool
  • Secure Parking

    Local Facilities

  • Bar
  • Beach
  • Beauty
  • Biking
  • Entertainment
  • Fishing
  • Game Viewing
  • Golf Course
  • Gym
  • Hiking
  • Horse Riding
  • Shopping/Curios
  • Tours


  • Booking Reliability
  • Response Rate: 83%
  • Average Response Time: 5 hours
  • Tourism Grading Council:
  • ****
  • Cards accepted by this establishment
  • Mastercard
  • Visa

All credit cards are accepted when paying through Sleeping-OUT.


50 Coney Glen Drive, The Heads, Knysna, 6570

Map Headlands House in Knysna  Garden Route  Western Cape  South Africa

Guest Comments

We had a very enjoyable stay made even better by the host Neil, exceptional service and I would definitely stay there again. Lovely location with breathtaking views.
- June Coppin

We enjoyed our stay tremendously & will recommend this establishment any time.
- Johan Rademan

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