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South Africa, Knysna GRD Rating 8.7

Siloma Golf & Country Estate

Golf breaks at Siloma Golf & Country Estate, South Africa. GRD Rating: 8.7

Resort Summary

Located high up in the hills above the Garden Route town of Knysna (South Africa's favourite holiday town), Simola Golf & Country Estate is a world apart. Fairways merge seamlessly with lush indigenous vegetation and forests creating an evocative vista of undulating green hills and dales descending gently down to the Knysna River. It is here that you may enjoy superb golf, 5-Star accommodation, sumptuous meals & Spa treatments.

Simola Hotel, Country Club and Spa is fast becoming one of the premier golfing and leisure destination on the Garden Route. Away from the bustle, Simola Hotel offers a tranquil and relaxed atmosphere while still close enough to a myriad of entertainment, dining and leisure activities to suit leisure travelers, golfers and adventure seekers alike.

Simola Hotel & Spa offers guests welcoming and friendly yet efficient service. The 5-star facilities include the Orchid Room Restaurant and Sushi Bar serving buffet breakfasts and delectable a la carte dining, Sir Roys Bar, the Club Caf for light meals, a professional hair salon, and Spa with a fully equipped gymnasium. In addition to the world class golf course golfing facilities include a club house lounge and bar, luxurious locker rooms, and Pro-shop.

Golf Courses

Jack Nicklaus Signature Course
18 holes
Designed by Jack Nicklaus
Keeping your head down at Simola can be a challenge simply because the views around the course are awe-enspiring, and with this, it is clear to see why Simola takes its place as one of South Africa's premier golfing destinations. It's also the first Jack Nicklaus Signature course on the Garden Route, reflecting the maestro's philosophy of attuning the layout and design to the natural lie of the land. The course offers challenging and rewarding golf amidst spectacular scenery. Set below the high ridges, its free from the wind that so often plagues coastal courses. Fairways flow with the natural undulating contours of the terrain and the unusual configuration of five par 5's and five par 3's adds a new dimension to the game.


Set a short distance from the main complex are the forty 2-bedroom suites. Beautifully decorated, the focus is on elegance and comfort with all the conveniences of a modern home an open-plan living area with fully equipped kitchen, dining area, lounge and patio, interactive TV with LCD screen, DVD player with surround sound, wireless connectivity, data and Internet ports, underfloor heating, air conditioning, flat-top hob with oven, microwave, under-counter fridge, freezer and mini-bar, and a gas braai on the patio. Guests may also wish to upgrade to the master bedroom suite, which includes, as mentioned above, an open plan kitchen, dining and living area.

Food and Drink

The Orchid Room Restaurant at Simola Hotel offers a dining experience sure to please even the most discerning patron. With views stretching across the most beautiful vista of the lagoon and Heads as well as the golf course and outside pool, one can be forgiven for spending more time than usual dining! The a la carte menu is seasonal, making use of the very finest fresh local and imported ingredients. A wide variety of tastes are catered for, with dishes designed to delight any palate. Sunday Buffet lunch is a local favourite with a wide variety of starters and salads, delicious main courses and carvery, and mouthwatering desserts. The Restaurant boasts a sushi bar with wrap-around counter where patrons can watch the sushi-chef prepare this authentic Japanese cuisine, while Teppanyaki is on offer for guests with less adventurous tastes. Complimenting this fine fare is a distinctive selection of wines from our award winning wine list a wide variety is available, sure to pair well with any meal chosen. For the discerning connoisseur, there is the opulent sophistication of Sir Roys Bar where you can comfortably sit back and savour the finest whiskies or experience the best aged cognacs.

Golf Tuition and Practice Facilities

Professional golf tutors offer lessons for first-timers to more experienced players who want to brush up on a few skills. The Simola driving range & practise facilities are for the exclusive use of lessons by the PGA pro, Simola members, Simola hotel guests and golfers playing on the day.


Enquire & Book Direct

Quote: GRD10194
Email Resort

Tel: +27 44 302 9600

All prices quoted are subject to change and availability. Please contact the resort directly to confirm all costs, dates and booking arrangements.



Siloma Golf & Country Estate
South Africa

Getting there

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Resort facilities

  • Gym
  • Swimming Pool

Hotel facilities

  • Bar

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