Amanzi Island Lodge

31 Cearn DriveKnysna6571South Africa
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About Amanzi Island Lodge

A modern luxury lodge next to a beach on Leisure Island, Amanzi Island Lodge provides free use of kayaks, stand-up paddle boards, and bicycles. The town centre of Knysna is roughly seven kilometres away.

Twin, double, and family rooms are available along with larger suites. Upgraded lodgings feature a fully equipped kitchen and private balcony. Some accommodation has views over Knysna Lagoon. En-suite bathrooms come with complimentary toiletries, plus flat-screen TVs and minibars feature in all accommodation.

There’s an outdoor pool with sun loungers at Amanzi Island Lodge, plus an indoor TV lounge area complete with books and Dvds to borrow. Luggage storage, laundry, and dry cleaning can be arranged on request. Parking and Wi-Fi are free.

The Bistro is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, specialising in contemporary South African cuisine created from responsibly sourced ingredients. There’s also a bar serving classic cocktails and fine wines.

Guests can enjoy the beauty of nature at Pledge Nature Reserve, about seven kilometres away.


31 Cearn Drive, Knysna, 6571, South Africa
Telephone: +27 443841236 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • A/C
  • Parking
  • Balcony / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Hairdryer
  • Pool
  • Non-smoking rooms

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Airport shuttle
  • Beach / Sun umbrellas
  • Computer with internet
  • Deck chairs / Lounge chairs
  • Direct beach access
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Cosmetic mirror
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking

For children

  • Child / Baby crib
  • Childcare / Babysitting

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Top location with free kayaks for guests to use

Pleased patrons mention that this place enjoys an idyllic spot on Leisure Island, surrounded by the waters of Knysna Lagoon, and that there is a beach right out the front of the property. Visitors also reveal that the lodge provides plenty of leisure equipment for guests to use, including kayaks, bicycles, and stand-up paddle boards.

Top-notch food made with good, quality ingredients

Happy travellers report that the food and drinks served here are excellent, whether it be breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Satisfied visitors say that the modern South African dishes on the menu are created with quality ingredients and taste delicious. Guest also reveal that complimentary tea and coffee are made available in the kitchen for patrons to help themselves to all throughout the day.

Fantastic staff is always on hand to help

Guests say that the people working at this place are professional and attentive, always ready to care of any requests that visitors have. The friendliness of the staff helps to create a homely and relaxed atmosphere which guests say really helps them to enjoy their time here. Visitors also mention that any issues found with the lodge are dealt with quickly and efficiently by the staff.

Negative Reviews

Rating Overview

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9.2 out of 10 based on 183 reviews