Kanonkop House


Relaxing and comfortable. A scenic view. Supremely friendly service. The elegant five-star Kanonkop House offers family flair paired with the perfect setting high atop Kanonkop Hill on the Garden Route - the perfect setting for exploring the region!


Kanonkop House offers only five individually designed luxury suites, making it a great choice for honeymooners. Accommodating only a handful of guests at any one time, the ambience is exceedingly private.


The Kanonkop’s charming gardens and a read more » small adjacent forest house some wildlife and countless bird species, which you can try to spot even while unwinding on one of the comfortable deckchairs next to the pool.


Invariably, your eyes drift across to the majestic panorama of the Knysna Lagoon. Where the lagoon opens to the ocean, it is flanked on both sides by two soaring rock faces, the Knysna Heads.


What shall it be? Supreme relaxation or exciting activities? Spend a day in sweet idleness, sipping cocktails by the pool or choose among the diverse activities programme.


For example, the experienced skipper Mark may take you on a fishing trip out onto the open sea. Alternatively, explore the Knysna Lagoon with a canoe or hike the surrounding forests. Superb accommodation and a fantastic setting!


Incidentally, INTOSOL inspected the Kanonkop House in October 2009 and reached an unambiguous decision: We’ll be back!


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The Kanonkop House on the Garden Route: Refined comforts with a personal note!


Each of the Kanonkop House’s five suites bears a distinct name and has been decked out individually. Carefully selected read more » local arts and crafts decorate the rooms.


The Paradise and the Sunbird Suite are highly recommendable. Both luxury units sport a stunning view out over the surrounding forests and the scenic Knysna Lagoon. Admire a mesmerising sunrise from the comfort of your king-size bed or the private balcony.


Has it always been you dream to live comfortably amidst the forest? Time to treat yourself to the sophisticated luxuries of the Forest Room! The suite nestles amidst the lush greenery but nonetheless sports a view of the lagoon. Settle down in the cosy reading corner, a good book in hand, and listen to the multi-voiced bird song all around.


The suites No Matata (no worries) and Sivuyile (be happy) hold what their names promise. Airy and bright, the units offer plenty of space to unfold. Kick back on the generous private terrace and enjoy the view of the beautiful pool and the lovingly designed gardens.


All of the Kanonkop’s five suites boast a king-size bed or queen-size bed as well as a TV. The large and finely appointed bathrooms offer a large bathtub and a separate shower.


No matter which of the refined units sparks your interest, a holiday at the luxurious Kanonkop House on the Garden Route becomes a memorable and delightful experience! Enjoy your stay!


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The most precious days of the year are the holidays! Lodged at the luxurious Kanonkop House on the Garden Route in South Africa, you may delight in sweet idleness, countless activities or diverse sports. read more »


The Garden Route is not only highly scenic but offers pristine nature. Explore the surrounding forests on long hikes or with a mountain bike. Skipper Mark runs a variety of water-based activities: Spend a day out on the ocean fishing, try your hand at wake-boarding or water-skiing or explore the Knysna Lagoon with a canoe.


Then again, you might prefer the romantic moment of a sunset cruise. The speedboat smartly clips the waves, bow pointed towards the setting sun, while you and your loved one sip a glass of ice-cold champagne. Perfect!


The Garden Route is also well known for its countless beautifully designed golf courses. Lodged at the Kanonkop House, you enjoy the perk of two house memberships at two celebrated Knysna courses.


Those who prefer a day or two of sweet idleness may unwind on the stirringly gorgeous beach or sample the delicious fare at the local restaurants. Regional or international specialities, the culinary scene in Knysna is lively and diverse.


Shopping? No problem. Knysna houses a number of boutiques and stores that leave nothing to be desired. Souvenirs, small presents for your loved ones at home or jewellery – peruse the shops to your heart’s content!


Moreover, the Kanonkop service team may assist you with the planning and the arrangements for safaris and other excursions. Just talk to any of the service personnel, they will be happy to help.


And finally, at the end of a long day, settle down at the Kanonkop Bar for a last drink. Chat to the other guests and exchange stories from Africa, your mind still filled with vivid, new impressions.


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