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Hammock Haven at Thesen Island

Knysna, Western Cape

Hammock Haven is a luxurious holiday house situated in the private and very safe Thessen Islands in Knysna. This remarkable residence offers direct access to the tranquil canals from a private jetty, making it a haven for those seeking relaxation and adventure alike. Conveniently situated near a variety of restaurants, beaches, and the picturesque lagoon, this contemporary retreat promises an unforgettable getaway.

This Self catering holiday house offers five tastefully appointed bedrooms, providing comfortable accommodation for up to ten guests. The main bedroom offers luxury with its plush king-size bed and an en-suite bathroom featuring both a rejuvenating bath and an invigorating shower. The second bedroom offers a cosy queen-size bed, while the third bedroom presents two charming single beds. Both these rooms are complemented by a shared bathroom equipped with a shower. Downstairs, you will find two single beds convertible into a spacious king-size bed, along with a convenient bathroom offering a shower. The fifth bedroom, located in a separate flatlet, indulges guests with a regal queen-size bed and an en-suite bathroom adorned with a soothing bath.

The expansive kitchen is a culinary enthusiast’s delight, equipped with modern amenities including a fridge-freezer, gas stove, oven, microwave, toaster, and air fryer. A breakfast counter with chic bar stools provides a charming spot for casual dining, while the separate dining area offers abundant seating for ten guests, ensuring delightful meals and memorable gatherings.

The living area exudes comfort and style, featuring a sumptuous lounge suite, a television with DStv for entertainment, a cosy fireplace for chilly evenings, and a captivating pool table for leisurely entertainment. Opening onto dual patios, each adorned with braai facilities and inviting seating areas, guests can savour alfresco dining and tranquil moments overlooking the picturesque surrounds. Adding to the allure, the residence boasts a refreshing swimming pool, inviting guests to indulge in leisurely swims and soak up the sun in ultimate relaxation

Bring your boat and enjoy the beautiful canals and lagoon of Knysna. Thessen Island is very  safe for kids and family to cycle and take walks in the estate. This is truly the best getaway you can imagine. A firm favourite of the OENA Xscapes friends and family. 

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From plush king-size beds to charming single beds, our five bedrooms cater to every guest’s preference, ensuring a restful stay amidst the beauty of Thesen Island’s canals.

What To Do

From leisurely canal cruises to exhilarating beach adventures, there’s something for everyone to enjoy amidst the breathtaking scenery of this coastal paradise.


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