Thesen Island Holiday House Knysna Holiday Home Accommodation in Garden Route

Thesen Island Holiday House

Self Catering at 8 Millway, Saffron Island, Thesen Islands, Knysna, Garden Route, South Africa. Show on Map

About Thesen Island Holiday House

Welcome to Thesen Island Holiday House which is located on one of South Africa's most exclusive destinations, Thesen Islands, on the Knysna Lagoon, in the Garden Route. Thesen Islands is an island located inside the lagoon with only one road leading in with boomed access. Access is only available to residents and guests of residents. The island has private beaches, bird parks, a small putting green golf course, cycle tracks, walking paths, a large children's park, direct lagoon access with canals, launch sites for boats, and direct walking access within five minutes to exclusive restaurants.

Self Catering Accommodation

The house has two bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, living room, dining room, kitchen, scullery, single garage, and patio directly over the canal. The house comfortably sleeps four people with two per bedroom. The house has luxury finishes throughout and is fully serviced on a weekly basis. Uncapped Wi-Fi internet is also available.

The living room leads directly onto a waterside deck and the house’s own private jetty where power boats up to 7m in length can be moored. The house is fully equipped with every conceivable requirement to make your stay comfortable. In the kitchen there is a microwave oven, convection oven and glass hob, cooker hood, refrigerator with freezer, all crockery, cutlery, glasses, pots, pans, kettle, toaster, iron and ironing board. The scullery has a double sink, dish washer, washing machine and drier.

The dining area has a six seater table with chairs, and glass doors that open onto a patio with a built in barbeque for al fresco dining. The living room’s sofas and chairs provide comfortable seating for four to six people who can enjoy watching television with DStv or their own DVDs. Alternatively, turn on the sound system and enjoy the excellent views of the lagoon from the living room or the deck which leads off it. The garage with its electronically operated door, has room for one car.

Activities and Attractions

Knysna’s unrivalled natural beauty, lush forests, sandy beaches and interesting history make this charming town one of the country’s most visited holiday destinations. Thesen Islands is linked by a causeway and bridge to the mainland, and is within walking distance of The Knysna Quays Waterfront with its yacht harbour, bustling restaurants and interesting shops.

Thesen Harbour Town, less than two minutes’ walk from Thesen Islands Holiday House, offers a further selection of shops and restaurants. Boomed entry to the residential side of Thesen Islands makes for excellent security. Only residents and guests have access to the exclusive development’s facilities; private beaches, bird parks, a putting green golf course, cycle tracks, walking paths, a large children's park, and launch sites for boats onto the waterways which lead directly into the lagoon.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • DVD player
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Hi fi
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with M-Net)
  • Television (with satellite)
  • Underfloor heating
  • Video player

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (periodic)
  • Parking (garage)
  • Roof deck
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Smoking: none indoors

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee


  • Free Wi-Fi

Accreditations (as claimed by Thesen Island Holiday House)

Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA)

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -34.048455
Longitude: 23.054417

Closest airport(s)
George Airport - 70km
Plettenberg Bay Airport - 25km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h00

Listed on
March 2013 - No guest reviews.

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