Trade Winds at Thesen Island Self Catering Accommodation in Knysna

Trade Winds at Thesen Island

Self Catering at J5 Thesen Island, Knysna, Garden Route, South Africa. Show on Map

  • Property TypeHouse
  • Guests8
  • Bedrooms4
  • Bathrooms4
  • Minimum Stay14 Nights

About Trade Winds at Thesen Island

Wake-up to the sounds of singing birds and spectacular views across the Lagoon! Stunning property located on one of South Africa’s most exclusive destinations, Thesen Island, on the Knysna Lagoon, in the Western Cape Garden Route.

Trade Winds is situated on the Canals offering luxury accommodation. Thesen Island is an island located inside the Knysna Lagoon. One has direct walking access within five minutes to exclusive restaurants and boutique shops. The Island is within 20 minutes walking access of the Knysna Waterfront. The Island has 24 hour boomed access.

Self Catering Accommodation

The property is arranged on two floors offering self catering accommodation:

1st Floor:
Four bedrooms all with en-suite bathrooms and outside balconies. The house can comfortably sleep eight people with two per bedroom.

Bedroom 1:
Offers a comfortable Queen bed with a separate dressing room fitted with built in cupboards. The beautiful en suite bathroom offers a bath, shower, toilet, twin basins and heater. The outside has a balcony.

Bedroom 2:
Offers a comfortable Queen bed with a separate dressing room fitted with built in cupboards, together with a study desk area. The en suite bathroom offers a shower, toilet and basin. Double glass doors open onto an outside balcony.

Bedroom 3:
Offers twin beds that can be made up into one. The bathroom is en suite fitted with a shower, toilet and basin. the outside has a balcony.

Bedroom 4:
Offers twin beds that can be made up into one. The bathroom is en suite fitted with a shower, toilet and basin. The outside has a balcony.

All bedrooms have under floor heating.

Ground Floor:
Comprises an open plan kitchen fitted with a gas hob and stove, separate scullery, family room fitted with a large screen TV, dining room with an eight seater table and a lounge that boasts a working gas fireplace. The snooker room is equipped with a snooker table and TV. There is a guest toilet and inter-leading double garage on remote control. A table tennis table is available in the garage.

The patio leads off the family room with stack-away glass doors and has a built in braai; it overlooks the Lagoon leading off onto a large extended wooden deck and lap swimming pool. The patio is equipped with an eight seater table were one can enjoy cocktails and relaxed dinners with friends and family!

Large jetties allow visitors to bring a boat and moor at the house. Fishing off the private jetty is possible. An additional sheltered patio is also accessible from the kitchen, lounge and snooker room. Under floor heating is fitted over the entire ground floor.

There is also a separate fully self-contained flatlet with its own entrance, comprising one double bed that can sleep two people, and en-suite bathroom with shower and an equipped kitchen area with microwave oven and bar fridge.

• Lounge offers a full DStv facility
• Linen and towels are supplied throughout
• Daily servicing can be arranged, at an extra cost
• Each room has its own hair drier
• Kayaks for hire at extra cost
• Ample parking space is available in front of the garages


• Small putting green golf course
• Cycle tracks
• Walking paths
• Bird park
• Large children’s park
• Tennis courts
• Launch sites for boats
• Club house
• Exclusive use to public beach in the middle of the island
• Exclusive restaurants / shops are all in walking distance
• Enjoy sunset cruises with drinks and snacks on the Lagoon and out to the famous Knysna Heads

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Clock radio
  • Desk
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Hi fi
  • International plug point(s)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Private pool
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Television (with satellite)
  • Underfloor heating

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Parking (garage)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Tonight from
  • ZAR 7600
  • per unit per nightbased on 2 persons

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -34.049613888555555
Longitude: 23.05947777777778

Closest airport(s)
Cape Town International - 472km
George Airport - 65km
Port Elizabeth Airport - 270km

Children policy
Children 14 years and older are welcome.

Listed on
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