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Headlands House


4 bedroom Guest House /Bed and Breakfast in Knysna from R500 per person sharing
Well-priced Guest House in an Unbeatable Location

Headlands House is a stylish and affordable 4* rated Guest House located in a prime position, on the highest point of The Heads, Knysna.

Enjoy floor-to-ceiling ocean, mountain and lagoon views from either your beautifully appointed room or one of the cozy communal areas. Coney Glen Beach is just below, dramatic views of their cliffs seen from this vantage point as well.

Headlands House offers a luxurious yet relaxed stay, intimate with only four rooms. Rates are extremely reasonable, given the sought-after location and special add ons such a daily home-made tea-time treats. Communal facilities include a lounge with fireplace, bar, swimming pool, lush garden, also a viewing deck below the pool perfect for sundowners.

Communal areas are on the Ground Level, whilst all rooms are located on the Upper Level, ensuring privacy.

Headlands House is ideal for couples, friends, also families.  

They accept children of all ages.


  • Breathtaking Views
  • Value-for-Money


There are 4 elegant and individually decorated en-suite rooms. All rooms open onto private balconies boasting views of The Heads, Indian Ocean and/or Knysna Lagoon, also Outeniqua Mountain range.

Coney Glen Suite: ‘Honeymoon Suite’ with King size bed and sweeping views of the Ocean, Knysna Heads, Lagoon & Outeniqua Mountains. Superior bathroom with extra large oval bathtub, separate shower and views. Two balconies.

Elephant Room: Light-filled corner room with Twin/King size bed and beautiful Ocean & Knysna Heads views. Lovely bathroom with shower over bath.

Fynbos Room: ‘Family Room’ very spacious with Twin/King size bed; optional extra mattresses upon request. Ocean & Knysna Heads views. En-suite bathroom with shower over bath.

Birds View Room: Comfortable room with Twin/King size bed and all encompassing views of the Knysna Lagoon and Outeniqua Mountains. Balcony overlooks the swimming pool & garden. Spacious bathroom with shower over a large spa bath.

All rooms offer:

  • Best quality, white Cotton Percale linen
  • A luxurious bathroom
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Bathrobes
  • Wall safe
  • Wifi throughout
  • TV with Satellite
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Private balconies with seating arrangements

Your stay is inclusive of an extensive continental breakfast as well as a cooked breakfast, served downstairs in the dining area.


Dining Area – Sea facing, opens onto a balcony. Open-plan with the lounge.

Lounge – Opens onto the garden/pool patio. Comfortable couches and fireplace. Open plan with the bar.

Bar – Fully stocked.

Outdoors – Swimming pool, patio with sunloungers, lush garden and private viewing deck.


Swimming pool, garden, viewing deck. Balconies. Lounge with fireplace, bar. Spectacular Sea, The Heads, Cliff, Lagoon & Mountain views all around. Wifi. Family-friendly. Ample parking.


Ample off-street parking.


The swimming pool doesn’t have a safety net and this property is situated on the cliff’s edge. Please take care of your children!




The Heads, Knysna.

Beach – 5 min drive

Restaurants – 5 min drive (The Heads)

Knysna Waterfront – 20 min drive

Plettenberg Bay – 40 minute drive


Headlands House, Knysna, Guest House.

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