Welcome to Simola. Welcome Home 

Why home? Well, because all of us at the Simola Hotel, Country Club & Spa genuinely want to make you feel welcome, relaxed and completely at home while you enjoy the luxury and class of our beautifully-designed and beautifully-appointed facilities.

Built high on a ridge overlooking 13 of the 18 holes of our Simola Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, the Hotel was designed to make best advantage of its amazing vistas over Knysna, the Knysna Lagoon and the Indian Ocean in the distance.

With accommodation for 160 guests, a bistro-style restaurant (and glassed-in wine cellar), a spa and gym, indoor- and outdoor swimming pools, conference rooms, children’s playground, MTB hire - and, of course, our Simola Golf Clubhouse and Pro Shop - Simola Hotel, Country Club & Spa is perfectly suited to independent travellers, tour groups, and business travellers alike.

And surrounded as it is by the beauty of nature, it’s sometimes difficult to remember that Simola’s just 6 km from the centre of Knysna - and all the attractions of the Garden Route and Klein Karoo.

Welcome to Simola. Welcome Home


Our forty 2-bedroom suites are set a short walk from the hotel’s public areas - so your hotel room becomes your own private, tranquil haven when you stay at Simola Hotel, Country Club & Spa.


Each 145 m2, luxuriously appointed suite has:

Two en-suite bedrooms

An open-plan living space with dining area, lounge, kitchen, and spacious, covered patio with gas braai (BBQ)

Interactive TV with LCD screen and DVD player with surround sound

Wireless internet

Under-floor heating

Air conditioning

Kitchen appointments include flat-top hob, oven, microwave and under-counter fridge with freezer.


You may choose to use the master bedroom and living area only - in which case the second bedroom will be closed off from the rest of the suite. 

Virtual Tour - Click here to view a 360° View
Hotel Suite Lounge | Hotel Suite Balcony View | Hotel Suite Bedroom | Hotel Suite Bathroom
Hotel Suite Twin Room


Fractional ownership in the luxuriously appointed hotel suites at the Simola Hotel, Country Club & Spa offers the flexibility of ownership without the hassle of management or maintenance. Each suite has a lounge and dining area with kitchen and patio, and 2 en-suite bedrooms.

Suite size: 145m2
Price range: from R 195,000

Derek Carroll, Sales & Marketing Director
Cell: +27 (0) 83 448 5454
Telephone: +27 (0)44 302 9699
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We know: it’s difficult to concentrate on your food and wine when you’re sitting in a room that boasts those amazing, panoramic views of the Simola Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, the Knysna Estuary, and the Indian Ocean in the distance.

 But if we could have your attention for just a moment? Because we’d like to point out that our restaurant at the Simola Hotel, Country Club & Spa boasts an excellent, satisfying, bistro-style menu - and a unique, glass-walled wine cellar that was designed to take best advantage of the views. (Sigh. There’s no getting away from it.)

 The restaurant is open for breakfast and dinner every day; lunch and light meals are usually served in our golf club lounge.

 However, since we’re able to divide the restaurant into two separate rooms, it’s available for special occasions at any time of the day - breakfast, lunch or dinner. 

Lungalo Menu Club House Menu


Conferencing makes sense in Knysna - and particularly at Simola. It’s easy to access*, the facilities are excellent, and the opportunities for activities and adventures after the work is done - outstanding.

 Conference Facilities:

 Forest View Room

Perfect for conferences, meetings, banquets, weddings, etc.
Seats up to 180 delegates
Large windows provide views of the Gouna Forest and Outeniqua Mountains - but the room is equipped with heavy curtains to shut out natural light when necessary.

 Simola Boardroom

Seats 14 delegates in private, sound-proofed comfort
Equipped with state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment
Stylishly modern.


* Knysna is situated just 30 km from Plettenberg Bay Airport and 60 km from the George Airport - and it’s a scenic 500 km drive from Cape Town and 250 km from Port Elizabeth. So getting your delegates here is easy.




Knysna, and more to the point, Simola, is a fantastic place to do business. Our dedicated team of professionals will tailor-make a corporate breakaway package second to none, while local business may take advantage of this ideal setting - far enough out of town to be a breakaway, but close enough to be convenient. The Forest View room offers beautiful views of the Gouna forest and Outeniqua mountains in the distance, with loads of natural light and space enough for 180 guests, it’s the perfect venue for conferencing or events, while the boardroom offers state of the art facilities and audio-visual equipment in a modern, private setting.