Amanzi Island Lodge Knysna Guest House, Garden Route

Amanzi Island Lodge

Guest House at 31 Cearne Drive, Leisure Island, Knysna, 6570, Garden Route, South Africa. Show on Map

About Amanzi Island Lodge

On the shores of the Knysna Lagoon you'll find Amanzi Island Lodge, a tranquil beach house on Leisure Isle, with spectacular views of the Knysna Heads and Featherbed Nature Reserve.


Spacious bedrooms open out onto a balcony either overlooking the lagoon or our private garden. Our sunny and spacious rooms are air-conditioned and equipped with satellite TV. The bathrooms have under floor heating and complimentary Charlotte Rhys luxury bath products.

Amanzi has a breakfast room opening onto the main patio. Guests can enjoy an English breakfast while admiring the breathtaking view. Later, relax by the secluded swimming pool or sit on our terrace overlooking the lagoon and indulge in a sundowner. The complimentary bikes or kayaks available from Amanzi can be used for scenic trips around Leisure Isle.

All guest bedrooms have:

• Tea and coffee making facilities

• Digital electronic safe

• Hair dryer

• Satellite
• Air-conditioning
• Underfloor heating in the bathrooms
• Superior and Deluxe Rooms have docking stations
• Centrally located apple workstation and portable tablet in the guest house
• Free WiFi is available

• Luggage storage
• Laundry
• Dry cleaning
• Ironing service
• On-site parking


English breakfast is included in the room rate. The breakfast buffet consists of fresh fruit salad, breads, cheeses and local jams and preserves. Eggs and bacon are made fresh on order for those who need a little extra sustenance for the coming day!

Shuttle Services

Liaise with Amanzi staff regarding our shuttle for airport transfers. Free shuttle to the coffee shop, restaurant and Bollard beach on Leisure Isle.


For a relaxing day at the lodge you can enjoy a dip in our private swimming pool in the garden, where you’ll be visited by the local birds. Bicycles and kayaks are available for guests to head out and explore the area! Amanzi has a wide selection of books and boardgames for you to enjoy, so sit back in our comfortable guest lounge and page through the coffee table books.

Aside from the beautiful lagoon and exquisite scenery that you’ll take in around Knysna’s bustling town, there are numerous wonderful beach, forest and cliff top walks in the Garden Route. Knysna also offers a host of activities such as golfing, ocean safaris, sailing and sunset cruises.

The Garden Route is home to a number of bird and animal sanctuaries; Monkeyland, Birds of Eden, Eagle Encounters, The Knysna Elephant Park and Tenikwa Wild Cat Education Centre are all just down the road.


Smoking is not permitted in the rooms and pets are not allowed.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Hairdryer
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Private pool
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with satellite)
  • Wheelchair Friendly

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Complimentary newspapers
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (garage)
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Security (guard)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

  • Bar (honesty bar)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Airport transfers
  • Other transfers available

Accreditations (as claimed by Amanzi Island Lodge)

Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA)
Recommended on TripAdvisor

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -34.07198055488889
Longitude: 23.064033333333334

Closest airport(s)
George Airport - 60km
Port Elizabeth Airport - 260km

Children policy
Amanzi Island Lodge welcomes children older than 5 years. Please take note that we have a swimming pool on the property that is unfenced. The safety of children is the responsibility of their parents or guardians and we ask that parents watch their children at all times.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 02h00
Check-out by 10h30

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