Leisure Isle Lodge | Designer Travel

Leisure Isle Lodge, Knysna, South Africa


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About Leisure Isle Lodge

Leisure Isle Lodge is a delightful small island retreat in the heart of the Garden Route, perfectly positioned on Bollard Bay. Connected to the mainland by a causeway, Leisure Island has a small island community and overlooks the Knysna Lagoon.

This property and location are ideal as part of a tailor-made itinerary along The Garden Route

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The lodge has its own spacious deck area overlooking a small sandy beach and, on the land side, there’s an attractive garden with swimming pool. The lodge also has a bar and a library plus a fine dining restaurant.

Complete relaxation can be found a the private in-house spa where you can recharge mind, body and soul.

There’s no shortage of wonderful places to explore in this amazing part of the world….you can take take a lagoon cruise, enjoy wonderful views at Knysna Head, visit the CP Nel Museum, enjoy Outeniqua Tjoe-Choo Steam Train rides along the coast beside the Outeniqua Mountains from Knysna to George or drive through the ‘lake district’ to Wilderness – golden stretches of beaches await you.

As well as this beautiful Plettenburg Bay is just 30 minutes away and for something unique and memorable, try the Tsitsikamma Canopy Tour, a unique eco-wilderness adventure that takes place in rainforest at Stormsriver (between Knysna and Port Elizabeth).

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Rooms & Suites

Rooms and Suites

Each of the individually decorated 11 rooms at Leisure Isle Lodge are very spacious and stylish. Suites or double rooms enjoy magnificent lagoon views or open out onto the garden and pool.

Amenities include satellite TV, tea/coffee making facilities, minibar/fridge, safe, bathroom, bathrobes, complimentary water, fruit plate on arrival.

Please contact us with details of your requirements and we'll be delighted to recommend a room to suit your needs.


Daniela’s Restaurant has an excellent reputation for serving exciting contemporary cuisine, offering superb breakfasts and delicious dinners.

There’s also an excellent choice of restaurants in Knysna itself, just a 10 minute drive away.