Exquisite waterfront villa on Thesen Island, with private jetty and within walking distance to private beaches, Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna town and waterfront. Ideal if you wish to relax. World class golf courses,restaurants and spas close by. …see more
Taliesin is a beautifully designed house in a perfect location. FRONT LINE TO THE SEA. It is situated on a private island in Knysna Lagoon. At high tide the water comes up to the pool deck. Views are stunning. A daily housekeeper makes it a real holiday. …see more
23 Jul 2015
"An amazing house in a spectacular setting"
Taliesin is an amazing house in an spectacular setting. This house has it all and more!! We were a family group of 9 (age range from 11 to 83 )and this spacious house offered us all the amenities and … More
24 Aug 2013
"Best holiday ever"
Taliesin was the perfect venue for our large group. Space and views abound! Attentive manager made sure our arrival was easy and Joanna, the house keeper took care of us. It is quiet and private but s… More
12 Jul 2013
"An absolute must stay, breathtaking views from a perfect location"
We spent 4 days with friends and our kids at Taliesen on Thesen during the Knysna Oyster Festival. The house is beautiful with loads of space, large entertainment areas and stunning views. Our child… More
Waterside property with double mooring, Jacuzzi, pool, large gazebo on the water. Easy access to waterways and lagoon.
Four bedrooms all en-suite
Formal Lounge and TV lounge
Full DSTV Bouquet
All rooms with own TV …see more
6 Nov 2014
Great place to stay with many surprises! Good selection of books; many large towels (on warming rails); very good collection of kitchen utensils etc. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would highly recom… More
28 Apr 2014
"Relax in luxury"
We stayed at the Beach House for 5 days during April including Easter weekend. This must have been in one of the best self catering accomodations I stayed in. Everything you and more is there.
Floating jetty which is easily accessible.
Four bedrooms all en-suite.
Pool and Jacuzzi.
North facing entertainment area, not overlooked.
Canoes with Oars
Full DSTV bouquet. Each room with own TV.
South Africa's Garden Route is world renowned for its natural beauty an …see more
7 Dec 2014
"Luxury on an Island"
This is a beautiful house with everything you could want.
3 large bedrooms with large beds.and en suite bathrooms,large living areas inside and out.
It is right on the water and has a canoe,also a p… More
Thesen Islands offers a lot to the visitors, both young and old. There is walking, cycling, and swimming at the beaches. There are also two tennis courts, a squash court, a children's playground and a small grassed 18 hole golf putting course. The most secure holiday ho …see more
Thesen Island Holiday House is located in one of South Africa's most exclusive destinations, on the Knysna Lagoon along the Western Cape's Garden Route. There is only one road leading into Thesen Island through security boom access. Lagoon access with canals, launch sit …see more
21 Mar 2015
"A wonderful well equiped holiday home, we didn't want to leave"
A comprehensive holiday home managed by the very helpful and friendly Estelle , thank you for everything.
We spent 6 wonderful weeks in the house and loved every moment. It has everything you could … More
This house is elegantly designed with lagoon water lapping at your feet with modern touches to this otherwise typically French home, giving it a perfect balance whilst maintaning a gorgeous setting for the most beautiful back drop- the azure blue of the Knysna lagoon... …see more
A north facing open plan luxury Villa, on the waters edge: open plan kitchen, dining room, and bar conducive to a family holiday. All the bathrooms are en-suite, with two full bathrooms and two with showers only. The fourth bedroom is a separate cottage, en-suite. …see more