Lake Pleasant Holiday resort
About Lake Pleasant Holiday resort
A peaceful well shaded resort situated halfway between Wilderness and Knysna on the shores of the Garden Routes only freshwater-lake Groenvlei. Groenvlei is a part of the Goukamma Nature Reserve and also part of the Knysna & Wilderness National Lakes Area & Garden Route National Park, the Goukamma Nature Reserve, on the Resorts eastern boundary, is over 2500 hectares or 50 square kms in extent.
Lake Pleasant has been managed and owned by the same family since 1962 and boasts the only camping resort along a bass fishing Lake in the Southern Cape. The Resort has a Squash Court as well as a Restaurant, Pub, Convenience Store, Take-Away, Bass Shop, Tennis Court, Mountain Bikes for hire, two Swimming Pools and safe swimming at the Resort's Lake Beach at Groenvlei. Lake Pleasant also offers rowing Boats and Canoes for hire, magnificent Bass Fishing, private mooring facilities should you bring your own craft, a large Games area and a self service Laundromat. The Sea with its 14 km stretch of golden-sanded Beach, the proclaimed Goukamma Marine Reserve, is just over the hill (3km), easily accessible by most vehicles.
The accommodation has proudly received a 3 star self-catering grading from the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa annually since 2002.
In addition to our fully equipped & serviced (self catering) Cottages & Lodges, we have 55 large, level, and superbly lawned caravan and camping sites with a choice of shady, semi shade and sunny sites depending on the season and your preferences. The sites have electricity and water on each stand or nearby and, to ensure your maximum comfort, extremely clean large modern ablutions offering plenty of hot water. We also have a well maintained scullery, laundry with token or key operated washing machines and tumble dryers as well as more than adequate clothes lines.
The management and staff extend a warm welcome to all caravanners and campers and invite you to spend a memorable holiday with us and enjoy all that the Southern Cape and surrounding area has to offer. You will not be disappointed!! Whether you enjoy camping, fishing, hiking, or swimming, Lake Pleasant Holiday Resort is the place to be. Whether the sea invites you to cast a fishing line, or the tranquility and abundant birdlife of the park is what you prefer - unwind and relax with us - and, like many inland and international visitors have found, you will leave us looking forward to your next visit.
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Nearby water A lake
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