Simola Golf and Country Estate

Knysna, Garden Route

Simola Golf and Country Estate has an 18-hole and 72 Par, the first to be designed by Jack Nicklaus on the Garden Route.
  • South Africa golfing holiday
  • Play golf at the 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course
  • Offer 5 star hotel accommodation
  • Enjoy specialized treatments at the luxurious spa
  • Perfectly located above Knysna in the beautiful Garden Route

Your Simola Golf and Country Estate Experience

Created to challenge the professional and inspire the amateur, this South African golf course is wind free and has spectacular views from every hole.

Following the natural lie of the land, Jack Nicklaus has attuned the Simola Golf Course design to flow and enhance the beauty of the surroundings. Located high above Knysna, below the ridges, the course has the unusual configuration of five par 5's and five par 3's.

On a South Africa holiday, visitors can now play on this signature course, one of the elite and internationally recognised. Simola Golf and Country Estate has Professional golf tutors who can arrange lessons for beginners through to experienced players.

Despite the sheer pleasure of the Simola Golf Course fairways, visitors will find it hard not to gaze at the view of the Knysna River, Lagoon and spectacular Heads.

Golf Membership

This golf estate in Knysna has a variety of memberships on offer. Members have access to all amenities and facilities at the estate as well as privileges when it comes to bookings; however need to reserve tee-off times in advanced. You also receive one share in Simola golf club and membership is fully tradable and transferable.


The Simola Golf Clubhouse forms part of the Simola Hotel and Spa, it has spacious changing rooms, a beautifully appointed lounge and bar as well as a Pro Shop, with the latest golfing equipment and apparel. Guests and members have access to hotel facilities that include the gourmet restaurant, indoor pool and Wellness Centre. The cigar bar offers a fine selection cigars, cognacs, whisky and liqueurs.

Simola Hotel and Spa

The Simola Golf and Country Estate is situated on 325 hectares of forested land above the Knysna Lagoon and Heads. Accommodation consist of luxurious suites, which all have magnificent views. The 5 star Hotel in Knysna has a beautiful restaurant and sushi bar, cigar bar, full service Simola Spa, Gym and Hair Salon. It also has an indoor heated pool, children's splash pool, outside pool and bar. The hotel also has a high-tech conference facility and full banqueting options offered for functions and dinner / dances.

Hotel Facilities

  • Bistro-style restaurant
  • Spa & gym
  • Confrence facilities
  • Swimming pool
  • Mountain bike hire
  • Kids playground
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  • Customer Support
  • Tel: +27 21 424 1037
  • Fax: +27 21 424 1036
  • Contact by Mail
  • Business Hours
  • Mon - Fri. 08:00 - 17:00
  • Saturday. 08:00 - 12:00
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