The SpaceBEST position on 'Blue Flag Status' tidal marina, in a SAFE lifestyle ISLAND ESTATE. The upstairs, self catering (but well stocked with welcome drinks and groceries), open-plan unit, with private entrances, sleeps up to 2 adults comfortably (queen bed), with fully equipped kitchenette & shower en-suite. Flat screen TV with HD TV channels 1, 2, 3, Etv and more, with DVD player (and vast selection of DVD's in main house). Your private outlook deck (with own Weber), directly overlooks the bird sanctuary, Knysna lagoon and famous 'Knysna Heads', (gateway to Indian Ocean). Ideal for sunsets/sun-downers/ breakfasts/candle-lit dinners/braais, with MAGNIFICENT 270 deg. views. Enthusiastic photographers' / birdwatchers' dream (we offer our binoculars and bird book ). EASY SAFE PARKING outside 'Scotia'. Even your car has unobstructed views!! BABY FRIENDLY, we have a high chair/bath and camper cot. Beach towels, blankets, hair dryer, shampoo, shower gel, body lotion, iron & sewing repair kit. (Plenty coat hangers!) Wine, beer, fruit and plenty starter packs, so you don't have to rush to shops when you arrive! Guest AccessCOMPLIMENTARY BOAT RIDE LAGOON ADVENTURE FROM OUR JETTY, WITH DRINKS SUPPLIED. Exclusive, secluded Mauritian beach in our garden with hot/cold shower! Plunge pool, sun-lounger chairs, COMPLIMENTARY USE of our KAYAKS, extra mooring space at our jetty and your own Weber barbecue. On estate, tennis courts, squash court, safe beach on the island, 18 hole 3 par putting course, 2 bird hides, kite surfing/wind surfing spot directly in front of our house in Ashmead Channel, (wind dependent), ideal for stand up paddling or fishing directly in front of our jetty and surfing from fantastic Buffels' Bay Beach (25 minutes drive). Safe cycling/walking haven on level islands and surrounds. Beautiful view spots and great hiking spots in close proximity.
Plenty restaurants and shops within walking distance from 'Scotia'. A safe and strikingly beautiful haven. Interaction with GuestsNaturally we respect your privacy, however, we enjoy interacting with our guests & KLAUS is GERMAN!, (grew up in Germany). Coralie (South African) speaks some French! Please join us for a welcome drink when you arrive. Apart from our free sunset cruise with drinks and snacks provided, for 5 NIGHTS OR MORE, we also offer a cozy complimentary 'POTJIE' supper night in our boma/lapa around the fire, in true AFRICAN STYLE UNDER THE STARS, before you leave us! The NeighborhoodThis safe, prestigious Blue Flag Status, tidal marina estate, on flat terrain, is conducive to walking/jogging/cycling/paddling/pushing prams and is close to Harbour Town, Knysna Waterfront and Knysna central. Plenty of restaurants and shops in vicinity. Sports facilities, beach and safe childrens' playgrounds. AN UNRIVALED LIFESTYLE on Thesen Islands. Truly, a 'one-stop-shop'. You can create your own holiday, as socially or privately as you choose, be it on land or on the lagoon. Getting AroundThere are taxi services available from your doorstep, should you wish to go out and wine and dine, without the worry of having to drive home. Other Things to NoteFor Knysna weather forecasts, we use AccuWeather or WindGuru. PLEASE click on 'Guidebook' which will help you in making decisions eg restaurants/shops/hiking/activities. We also like to have some idea of your interests before you arrive so that we can assist with your preferential activities, (thereby saving you time), for example if you prefer hiking, mountain biking, diving, fishing, extreme sports, shopping, wining and dining, museums, site-seeing or just chilling! ON DAY OF CHECK-IN, we will need some idea of your ETA please, in order for us to greet you timeously at the main gate and check you in. Tell the security you are visiting "THE ARBINGERS AT P87!!" They then buzz us on the intercom.