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Simola Golf

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Address: 1 Old Cape Road, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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+27 44 302 9677

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An amazing golfing experience

Everything about Simola is first class from the moment you walk into the pro-shop. The service was slick and friendly right though to the starter on the first tee who proudly... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Greater London, United Kingdom
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything about Simola is first class from the moment you walk into the pro-shop. The service was slick and friendly right though to the starter on the first tee who proudly welcomes you to the course. We got there early and had a lovely lunch on the balcony overlooking the challenge to come. The course is stunning and in perfect... More 

Thank Wiggersontour
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not a bargain playing here. One of the best courses we played in SA. Various services (for tips) made the time here unforgettable. - Golf bag pic up at the parking lot - Bag storage over night - Club cleaning etc. The course was in good condition, challenging with some spectacular tee boxes. Great scenic views over Knysna river. The... More 

Thank mktripadvidor
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57 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friends from New Jersey and Johannesburg had a fantastic round of golf. Afterwards we joined them for a drink at the Clubhouse. We've visited Simola numerous times before. Beautiful views and great service. I was disappointed to see the lack of care for the interior. Not only is it tired but it needs a good scrub. The bar stools are... More 

Thank suyenneb
Knysna, South Africa
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

I played the course about 10 times and I can really recommend it. It is well kept, well organized but not easy. It is challenging, interesting and thoroughly enjoyable. On top of this one is treated to spectacular views. In peak season one should book a t time well in advance.

Thank ik1957
Cape Town, South Africa
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

What a beautiful golf course, spectacular views and in great condition. My all round experience, service and staff, was great and will visit again. I recommend that you visit this destination.

Thank 555melvin
Knysna, South Africa
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53 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I don't play golf but this time I wish I did ... this is one of the most beautiful golf courses in the whole of South Africa if not the southern hemisphere. Beautifully kept gardens, pristine courses, you can walk or take a caddy car for easy access .... Lounge around on the deck overlooking the beauty of Knysna and... More 

Thank Vallerie M
Nottingham Road, South Africa
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

The evenings meal and service did not live up to expectations. We were the only people in the resterant and should have had five star service this was not to be. The house wine selected was out of stock. The prices are very much on the high side. The the meal was generally above average. However no ambiance and we... More 

Thank LokiYoki2
Knysna, South Africa
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63 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

An all round great golf experience with friendly staff and good service from all staff and lovely spot for breakfast or lunch. This golf course is attached to 5 star hotel so it has a Spa and gym and accommodation and is child friendly.

Thank Lizzy684
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

A stunning golf course in immaculate condition. Lovely lunch at the halfway house too! My teenage Sons had a great time and loved the golf buggy with the ball cleaner and cool box!!

Thank Claire J
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Fantastic spacious room with commanding view down the valley with several holes of the golf course. We played 5 rounds (once paired with another couple - we play off 14 & 36 handicaps) on this Jack Nicklaus designed course never tiring of the challenging structure & design very suitable to our level. Beautifully manicured & maintained, excellent halfway house. Warm... More 

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