The Pezula Resort


With the grand opening of the Pezula Resort Hotel on New Years Eve 2005 the concept of luxury has been redefined. Belonging to the renowned group Southern Sun, this truly exceptional hotel is located in the heart of the Garden Route near the picturesque town Knysna.


The estate is surrounded by unsurpassed natural beauty among the typical Fynbos vegetation, vast wetlands and pristine primeval forests. Special attention has been paid to the pledge to integrate the complex harmonically into its environment, read more » a visionary decision that now contributes to the unique experience the house offers.


The Pezula Resort Hotel’s stunning position on top of Knysna Heads commands a spectacular view of the ocean. Approximately 500 kilometres east of Cape Town, Knysa Heads were first known as a landmark for sailors.


Nowadays, the luxurious resorts is almost on the greens of the championship golf course “Pezula Estate” renowned for its demanding level just as much as for the dazzling setting high on the rocky cliffs dropping down to the water far below. The enticing landscape, the championship golf course and the harmonic architecture of the hotel all combine to create a unique atmosphere radiating peace and unsurpassed extravagance.


The Pezula has often been rightly named among the finest and most exclusive accommodation Southern Africa has to offer. Two Lear jets are at the guest’s disposal for spontaneous excursions or important appointments.


A series of open-air and covered, heated and unheated pools add to the resorts amenities which are completed by a world-class spa and wellness centre spreading across more than 1000 square metres.


Those seeking further sports options will find a wide range of facilities at the nearby “Field of Dreams” sports centre with tennis and squash courts, a golf school with driving range, cricket ground and riding stables.


Having tended to the honoured guest’s wish for entertainment, the Pezula Resort Hotel overwhelms with its gourmet cuisine. The classic delicacy is the daily fresh seafood including the famous Knysna oysters, the Cape crayfish and a vast variety of fish specialities. « show less


The Pezula Resort spectacularly hugs the breathtaking summit of the eastern Knysna Head between the Indian Ocean stretching out to the horizon in the South and the picturesque Knysna lagoon in the North. read more » The impressive Outeniqua mountain range provides a stunning backdrop and a clear-cut contrast to the bright blue African sky.


The magnificent surrounding is matched by the equally stunning 78 luxury suites offering every possible comfort imaginable to the guest. Casually arranged in blocks of four, the suites are placed on terraces adjacent to the main building. Each and every one of the spacious room has been lovingly designed and outfitted with the finest furniture to ensure your comfort.


Kick back and relax with a glass of South African wine in front of your suites own fireplace. On a fine day you might enjoy a refreshment on you terrace overlooking the ocean. The bathrooms are especially spacious and equipped with a separate shower.


It goes without saying that a satellite TV, a DVD-player, an international phone, mini bar, air-conditioning and a safe complete the facilities your suite offers.


A library is at the guest’s service and stocks a large variety books and DVDs for the guest’s entertainment.


The hotel’s gourmet restaurant Zachary’s creates tantalising delicacies which, at your request, may also be delivered to your suite for a private dinner by the 24-hour room service.


A special event not to be missed is the traditional African “Boma” – an open air barbecue prepared by the hotel. After dinner, all guests are invited to indulge in the cocktail creations or puff a cigar at the “Champagne and Cigar Bar”. « show less


Among the many activities the hotel and its natural surrounding offers, golfing is the absolute highlight.


The 18-hole championship golf course designed by Golf Plan – USA presents a demanding challenge read more » to ambitious amateurs and professional players alike.


A day on the course among the breathtaking scenery with spectacular views out over the Indian Ocean will surely be a memorable experience. Guests of the Pezula Resort Hotel enjoy the benefit of a reduced green fee.


The handicap for gentlemen is 24 and for ladies 36. Golf lessons, both private and in groups, can be arranged on your request.


However, the options the area offers are by no means limited to golfing. Guided tours into the pristine surrounding natural environment, either on foot or horseback, are highly recommendable. Discover the pleasures of the ocean on a yacht or more intimately in a canoe which you can also take to the Noetzie River. It will be a pleasure for the hotel reception to help you make arrangements.


Those who seek to exercise themselves with more sports will find plentiful options including tennis, cricket and mountain biking rounded off by a visit to the fitness centre or just a relaxing swim in one of the many pools.


Should you desire to venture further away from the hotel; a private jet or a helicopter can be chartered at your notice. A limousine service will provide the transportation to the well worth seeing Tsitsikamma nation park, Plettenberg Beach or the town of Knysna.


After enjoying one of the many activities available, spoil yourself at the spa centre. Beautifully arranged on more than 1000 square metres a heated pool, nine therapy rooms, a steam-bath, sauna and Jacuzzi as well as a coiffeur are at your disposition.


The various treatments range from hot stone massages to milk baths and hydro-therapy to name just a few. Body and soul, your well-being is guaranteed. A special highlight is an outdoor massage with affords your with a view of the harmonising natural beauty surrounding the hotel while experienced hands let your forget sores and sorrows… « show less