23 of the best Activities on the Garden Route

23 of the best Activities on the Garden Route

Posted on: 16th October 2018| By: The Lofts

The Garden Route is a south-western stretch along the coast of South Africa.  The area stretches from Mossel Bay in the Western Cape to Storms River in the Eastern Cape.  This well-known part of our magnificent country has several unique activities.  From beautiful forestry, coastal towns, a mild oceanic climate, lagoons and lakes to agricultural…
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The Safari Club – Classic Drives

The Safari Club – Classic Drives

Posted on: 3rd May 2018| By: The Lofts

Does the idea of being chauffeur driven around Knysna in a classic Mercedes Benz sound appealing to you?  The Safari Club Classic Drives offer tailor made classic car trips in and around Knysna. Brett, the owner, is a car aficionado who decided to take his hobby and turn it into a shared activity.  He has…
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16 Rainy Day Ideas along the Garden Route

16 Rainy Day Ideas along the Garden Route

Posted on: 6th April 2018| By: The Lofts

One always hopes for perfect sunny days during your travels.  So what happens if its cloudy and rainy out?  We’ve put together a list of 16 Rainy Day Ideas along the Garden Route. Experience day-to-day life in the Township, book a Township tour with Jonas Gidwa. Visit the Knysna Library in Memorial Square. Pop in…
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Find your Easter Egg in the Garden Route

Find your Easter Egg in the Garden Route

Posted on: 24th March 2018| By: The Lofts

Who can resist the sweetness of a chocolate egg – definitely not us.  With Easter around the corner there will be several travelling guests therefore we decided to share our list of hidden eggs (events, activities, where to eat etc). Thesen Harbour Nights:  27 Mar ‘18 Spend an evening on Thesen Harbour Town with live…
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Top 5 Water Sport Activities in Knysna for making a Summer Splash

Top 5 Water Sport Activities in Knysna for making a Summer Splash

Posted on: 8th February 2018| By: The Lofts

Kayaking Life on the lagoon is filled with an endless opportunity for admiring breath-taking sunrises and sunsets; for lavishing in the refreshing summer breeze and of course, for enjoying a wide variety of water sports. If you stay with us, you’ll have access to the hotel kayaks (at a nominal fee) where you can simply…
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An Instagram Guide to the Area

An Instagram Guide to the Area

Posted on: 5th January 2018| By: The Lofts

Did you know? According to a study done by Schofield insurance where they interviewed over 1000 millennial travellers between the ages of 18 and 33 in the UK, the number 1 influencing factor for where they decide to take a holiday is ‘how Instagrammable’ the destination is. This may come as a surprise to the…
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The Lofts:  2017 in Review

The Lofts: 2017 in Review

Posted on: 31st December 2017| By: The Lofts

2017 was a year filled with new ventures for The Lofts.  It held new challenges that was overcome, new add-on’s, new relationships and a whole lot of fun and laughter. Therefore we thought we’d share our favourite moments with you.
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A Coastal Kind of New Years Eve

A Coastal Kind of New Years Eve

Posted on: 26th December 2017| By: The Lofts

Saying good bye to people aren’t always fun but… saying good bye to the old year and greeting the new one can be exactly what you’d like it to be. Plan or Go-with-the-flow We definitely recommend planning ahead as restaurants and parties have limited space.  However if your a go-with-the-flow type of person there are…
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Your Holiday Gift Guide from The Lofts

Your Holiday Gift Guide from The Lofts

Posted on: 21st December 2017| By: The Lofts

Hello Summer! It’s that wonderful time of the year, where the weather becomes warmer and the days grow longer, bringing with them all the promises of Summer adventures and holiday fun! It’s also the time of year when we tend to give just that little bit extra – especially to our nearest and dearest. The…
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Make it a Coastal kind of Christmas

Make it a Coastal kind of Christmas

Posted on: 12th December 2017| By: The Lofts

Eating out over Christmas in Knysna Christmas in Africa has a flavour all of its own and perhaps even more so along the coast in small towns like Knysna. The hot, humid summer days lend themselves to unfussy meals that can be enjoyed with lots of laughter with friends and loved ones, rather than slaving…
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