Head over Hills Luxury Retreat

22 Glen View DriveKnysna6570South Africa
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About Head over Hills Luxury Retreat

Located on the edge of the stunning Knysna heads, Head over Hills Luxury Retreat is a luxury property boasting extensive facilities including an infinity swimming pool, spa tub, and a walk-in wine cellar.

Most rooms at this retreat enjoy stunning views of the coast. Standard features include a Smeg fridge with complimentary drinks. Flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi. Suites have private balconies and spa baths.

Guests can expect premium services such as ocean-view massage and golf club rental at this property. The retreat also regularly hosts special events such as weddings and birthday celebrations.

The Head over Hills restaurant serves daily lunch and dinner, with a rotating menu with one, two, and three-course options. The restaurant overlooks the Knysna Heads and the coast.

Head over Hills Luxury Retreat is just a ten-minute drive from the Pezula Championship Golf Course. Meanwhile, the Knysna town centre is seven kilometres away.


22 Glen View Drive, Knysna, 6570, South Africa
Telephone: +27(0)443840384 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • WiFi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • A/C
  • Parking
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Hairdryer
  • Pool
  • Non-smoking rooms

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Airport shuttle
  • Car park
  • Concierge
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • Wellness centre / Spa

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cosmetic mirror
  • Desk
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Room safe
  • Television

Wellness / Spa

  • Massage

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Can't beat the location

Travellers say the location, and the view, are simply stunning. They describe the vistas as incredible, and say that the feeling of waking up to a spectacular views of the sea is unparalleled. Meanwhile, golfers appreciate the proximity to high-quality courses, with the Pezulu course a firm favourite in reviews..

Friendly, professional service

Guests say the service at this hotel matches the scenery. From the moment they arrive, they feel completely welcome, and all their needs are taken care of. The staff think of all the little details and facilitate relaxing getaways for their guests.

Magical and romantic setting

Visitors think this retreat is an ideal place for a romantic getaway. The restaurant is described as a magical place, and many couples find it to be just about the best setup for an anniversary dinner. The combination of the scenery and the service allows couples to fully sink in to a weekend escape.

Negative Reviews

Open bathroom

Reviewers say the bathrooms at this property are not sufficiently separated from the rest of the rooms. It is said there are no walls between the bathrooms and bedrooms, and so no privacy at all. Guests can feel a little uncomfortable with this set-up.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index ® based on 47 reviews across the web
9.2 /10
  • Expedia
    9.8 /10
  • Hotels.com
    9.9 /10
  • SafariNow
    10 /10
  • ebookers.ie
    9.0 /10
9.2 out of 10 based on 47 reviews