Welcome to Head Over Hills, Knysna

For our guest’s comfort Head over Hills is 100% Covid-19 compliant.

Head over Hills is a unique 5 Star luxury retreat situated on the beautiful edge of the iconic Knysna heads. Our luxury accommodation and world-class views are the perfect backdrop for a well-deserved celebration of a special occasion, honeymoon, or to simply take in the splendour of our naturally beautiful surroundings. Head over Hills has for the second consecutive year been awarded with Prime Location Hotel in South Africa by the prestigious Haute Grandeur. Best View and Best Relaxation Hotel are additional awards during 2019. Set in one of the most sought after locations, Head over Hills has a unique and tranquil setting with unsurpassed views of the famous Knysna Heads, cliff tops, vast Indian Ocean and entrance to the world famous Knysna lagoon. This is the ideal vantage point from which to enjoy spectacular sunsets, catch the dolphins surfing in the waves or watch the whales!

Head over Hills is a small and exclusive retreat with eight en-suite, open planned bedrooms and various communal facilities, ensuring the luxurious comfort of every guest. There is a wheel-chair friendly suite. Some of the on-site facilities include a heated rim-flow swimming pool, wooden sundeck, fully stocked, licensed bar and a walk-in wine cellar. The rates are inclusive of a gourmet breakfast served either in the dining room or on the deck. Our kitchen is open for lunch as well as dinner.

Under normal circumstances we have a strict no under 12 policy due to our location. Head over Hills can be booked in its entirety by a group as an exclusive villa and in this scenario children can also be accommodated. So book your family or group into our luxury retreat and have the exclusive use of our facilities. Special dinners can be organised and Martin, our owner, would love to give you a taste of some of our delicious wines. Wine and food pairings can be organised for groups. Our new wine tasting room is in full operations and we are so excited. Come and experience it yourself!

The team at Head over Hills is very passionate about golf and Knysna is a dream destination for golfers, making this the perfect base for your golfing holiday on the Garden Route. We have clubs for hire so you don’t have to bring your clubs with you. Please note that it is advisable to book tee-off times before you arrive, especially during our summer months. Our preferred membership at Pezula Championship Golf Course will give all our guests a discounted rate.

Whether it is a well-deserved getaway, a honeymoon or simply an opportunity to take in the splendour of our naturally beautiful location, this unique and tranquil setting is the perfect place to escape to.

When you need a little time for yourself or a haven for you and your loved one then this is the place to come and be spoiled.

Head Over Hills Luxury Retreat Knysna
Romance & Luxury on the Knysna Heads
  • Our Suites

    Our Suites

    Choose from one of our four suites and enjoy our fantastic views while in your luxurious surroundings.

  • Golfing in Knysna

    Golfing in Knysna

    Knysna is a dream destination for golfers and Head over Hills is the perfect place to stay at in order to enjoy your golf.

  • Our Deluxe Rooms

    Our Deluxe Rooms

    Choose from a selection of four deluxe rooms and enjoy the magnificent views from your balcony.