Simola Golf & Country Estate

South Africa, Garden Route

A stunning 5-star resort that opened in late 2007, full of modern style and class. The resort includes over 80 bedrooms, numerous dining options and world-class golf and spa facilities. The understated elegance of this relaxed yet sophisticated resort has ensured its popularity from the start.

Golf Courses

Fantastic 18-hole, par-72 championship parkland course designed by Jack Nicklaus. Superb condition and surrounded by glorious views.


The 5-star Simola Golf & Country Estate offers more than just luxurious accommodation. Located high up in the hills above the Garden Route town of Knysna, the innovatively designed hotel is surrounded by gently sloping hills that wander down to the towering Knysna Heads and shimmering estuary below.

All 80 bedrooms offer interactive TV with LCD screen, wireless connectivity and underfloor heating.

Restaurant & Bars

Simola facilities include the fine dining Orchid Room that is elegant and stylish, an excellent spa & health complex and the Sir Roy’s Cigar Bar where the discerning connoisseur can sit back and savour the finest whiskeys and the best Cuban cigars.

Spa & Leisure

The golfing facilities, which include the elegant clubhouse bar and lounge, a well-stocked pro-shop and stylish locker rooms are all conveniently located within the same complex as the hotel and spa.

Designed by Jack Nicklaus, Simola Golf Course is absolutely breathtaking and you will struggle to find a course which can match the sheer beauty of the surroundings. In addition to the incredible views of the Outeniqua Mountains, Knysna Lagoon and the Indian Ocean, the course itself is nicely maintained throughout the year and is always looking and playing at its absolute best. Measuring at 6,401-yards par-72, the course is ideal for all levels, and is perfect for small and large groups.