Garden Route, a panoramic region idyllically placed between the Indian Ocean and the
Outeniqua and Tsisikamma Mountains is home to Lake Pleasant Hotel in the Knysna district.
A charming property built on the edge of one of the few natural freshwater lakes in the
southern hemisphere, is a serene retreat in the picturesque Goukamma Nature and Marine
Hotel awarded a full five star grading by the Tourism Grading Council, maintains the
historical charm of the original 1840 Manor House. Nestling between verdant hills, lakes,
indigenous forests and unspoilt beaches, this is an area of incomparable beauty.
The hotels facilities are superb. A fully equipped Spa, ideally
suited for any day breakaways for some serious pampering or intense relaxation essential
for the overworked and stressed, a library lounge filled with a selection of interesting
and diverse books, and a cigar lounge. Other leisure activities include open Land Rover
nature drives and guided walks through the dense woodland of the indigenous Milkwood
forests, bid watching, fishing, horse riding, mountain biking, hiking trails and whale and