Savour a highly-civilized walk on the wild side from a castle on the beach. A holiday with everything; a castle to sleep 12, a pristine, wilderness beach, and what's more, access nearby to one of the most acclaimed Private Club's in the world, Pezula Club and Residence, where you may enjoy golf, tennis,horse-riding, world-class dining and a spa. Return to your castle and enjoy outdoor dining on your beach shared with amazing birds and other creatures. The stone castle offers fine modern living with 6 bedroom, 6 bathrooms, and a nanny suite.
What to do near by:
Sports & Leisure; Safe paddling, swimming & kayaking in the pristine Noetzie River; Surfing and fishing on Noetzie Beach; hiking: cycling; quad biking; scuba diving; horse riding & dolphin/whale watching are close by, as are extreme sports such as paragliding, bungy-jumping and treetop zip-line forest canopy tours.
Also superb golf courses, right next door at World Class Pezula and at Plettenberg Bay. Goose Valley, Simola & Knysna are all within easy reach.
The town of Knysna, just 30 minutes flight from Cape Town, lies along the banks of a vast estuary which enters the Indian Ocean through two giant sandstone heads. This cosmopolitan town with its upmarket boutiques, coffee shops and restaurants, is also home to a number of endangered species including the only forest elephant in South Africa and the unique Knysna seahorse. Humpback and Southern Right whales frolick along the coastal waters from May to December, while dolphins are year-round residents. Known for its temperate Mediterranean climate, Knysna and the surrounding area is an eco wonderland for nature lovers and a playground for outdoor and adventure enthusiasts.
Just 10 minutes from the centre of Knysna, 20 minutes from Plettenberg Bay and less than 45 minutes drive from Storms River, this is the ideal base from which to explore the scenic wonderland of the Western Cape.The area between Knysna & Plettenberg Bay is nature’s playground. In addition to scenic drives, boat trips on the Knysna lagoon & beautiful forest and coastal walks, there are several superb wildlife reserves and sanctuaries - perfect for children & adults alike. These include: Knysna Elephant Park, Monkeyland, Birds of Eden, Buffalo Hills & Plettenberg Game Reserves, Tenikwa Wild Cat Park, Noah’s Park Wolf Sanctuary, Eagle Encounters & Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary. Try a day trip to the ostrich farms in Oudtshoorn, the magnificent Cango Caves....and more.
Shopping & dining out:
There are excellent supermarkets, boutiques and craft markets, plus superb choice of cafés, pubs and gourmet restaurants in Knysna and Plettenberg Bay, and of course, world class dining, practically on your door step at Pezula.