Pezula Nature Retreat

Discover the Diverse Wildlife of South Africa


Nestled on the Eastern Head of Knysna along South Africa’s renowned Garden Route, Pezula Nature Retreat offers a tranquil escape surrounded by natural wonders. The retreat is enveloped by indigenous forests, majestic mountains, serene lakes, and pristine beaches, creating an idyllic setting for relaxation and exploration. The estate features Pezula’s Championship Golf Course, celebrated for its stunning beauty, and well-maintained gardens that enhance the overall wellness experience. The retreat provides a gateway to the diverse landscapes and attractions of the Garden Route, inviting guests to immerse themselves in the beauty of the region.

Room Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Tea & Coffee
  • Safe
  • Shower
  • En-Suite
  • Refrigerator

What to Expect

Pezula Nature Retreat offers inviting suites designed for comfort and spaciousness, providing a tranquil ambiance for guests. The suites afford captivating views of the lagoon or the picturesque golf course, allowing guests to connect with the surrounding natural beauty. The retreat’s in-house restaurant, Zachary’s Grill Room, focuses on serving the finest locally sourced produce, prepared with care and nutrition in mind. The award-winning spa provides a rejuvenating escape, prioritizing well-being and relaxation. For an added touch of luxury, select suites offer private Wood-fired Hot Tubs, inviting guests to unwind while immersed in the peaceful surroundings. Whether you seek adventure or solace in nature, Pezula Nature Retreat provides an idyllic base with a range of activities to suit diverse preferences.


Suites & Villas

Embrace wellness at Pezula Nature Retreat, where we cater to every type of traveller. Whether you’re a family seeking adventure, a couple looking for romance, or a group of friends in search of relaxation, we have the perfect accommodations to fulfil your needs. Our Suites and Villas have been meticulously designed to create a serene ambiance that will envelop you from the moment you step inside. Stay connected with complimentary Wi-Fi and take advantage of a range of amenities and facilities carefully curated to enhance your stay. Immerse yourself in our Suites, boasting spacious bathrooms, garden views, and cosy fireplaces. Or opt for our Panoramic Suites, where breath-taking views of the enchanting landscapes await you at every turn. For those seeking more space and privacy, our two bedroom villas are the epitome of opulence, featuring expansive entertainment areas, private pools and awe-inspiring vistas. At Pezula, we offer a variety of room types designed to cater to your unique preferences and ensure an unforgettable experience.

Spa & Wellness

Retreat to Pezula Spa at Pezula Nature Retreat in Knysna, a sanctuary that captures the essence of Africa with its exquisite décor and earthy textures. Experience our exceptional treatments that transport you to a realm of calm and tranquility. We prioritize creating a peaceful atmosphere for our guests, beginning with a bespoke consultation with each therapist. Relax before your session in our Hot Zone, enjoying complimentary access to the pool, sauna, and steam room. Enhance your experience with a soothing massage on our heated water bed. Indulge in our special Ayurvedic Lemonade, crafted with care exclusively for you. The Pezula Wellness Quarter, brought to life by Mint Wellness Spa, is a dedicated area devoted to enriching your well-being profoundly. Step into a world where holistic healing and self-care converge, guiding you on a transformative path to complete wellness. Surrender to our exquisite spa treatments and immerse yourself in an oasis of serenity and peace.


At Zachary’s Grill Room in Pezula Nature Retreat, Knysna, our focus is on showcasing the bounty of local produce through expert flame grilling. Renowned for serving the finest steaks in the area, Zachary’s offers a memorable dining experience. The restaurant features elegant interiors with sweeping views of Knysna and its lagoon, and outdoor seating that extends to natural gardens, lawns, and our inviting pool deck. Whether for romantic evenings, family gatherings, or celebrating special moments, our doors are open. Our top-quality, 28-day matured beef cuts come from the esteemed local Greeff’s Butchery, known for their excellence in produce and service. We also cater to plant-based preferences with Fry’s Vegan Products, ensuring antibiotic-free, hormone-free, and non-GM ingredient meals. From our Signature Pepper Crust Fillet to our delectable Vegan Chickpea Curry, embark on a culinary adventure with us at Zachary’s Grill Room.


The Pezula Championship Golf Course at Pezula Nature Retreat in Knysna is globally renowned for its stunning vistas and presents golfers with a challenging yet immensely gratifying experience, demanding a comprehensive array of shots. This award-winning course offers an exceptional golfing journey in Knysna, characterized by expansive views of lush fairways and greens set amidst the exquisite Southern Cape landscape. The Pezula Golf Club Clubhouse boasts a range of five-star amenities, including a sophisticated lounge, a restaurant, and a bar, all leading to a terrace that provides spectacular views. Facilities also include a well-stocked pro-shop, areas for practicing short games and putting, and additional spaces like a private dining room and a versatile function room with its own bar and lounge.

Kids Zone

At Pezula Nature Retreat in Knysna, we understand the significance of entertainment, stimulation, and education in child development, especially during holidays. To ensure a balance between fun and learning without straining your budget or sacrificing your rest, we offer a variety of carefully selected activities and facilities for our younger guests. These offerings are designed to keep your little ones engaged and happy, allowing you to enjoy some well-deserved relaxation. Our year-round activities are crafted to enrich your family holiday, making it a memorable experience for everyone.


  • Wi-Fi
  • Swimming Pool
  • Spa
  • Golf Course
  • Fitness Center
  • Airport Transportation
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