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SOUL on the Heads is situated on the Famous East Head of Knysna, this 6-bedroom boutique hotel offers you beautiful ocean views from all rooms and entertainment areas as well as a far-away glimpse of our nearby SOUL property – SOUL Rainbows End – which is located on the West Head of Knysna. You can expect modern interior, warm-hearted service and hosting and a tranquil ambient accompanied by the soothing sound of the ocean.


When booking your stay with us, you can be sure that you will be wined and dined with a full breakfast every morning, either inside our dining area or on the outside pool deck depending on the weather. Our SOUL team will take care of all housekeeping duties, ensuring that your suite stays neat and that all facilities are in good working order. You will be able to help yourself to complimentary hot beverages and bottled water in the comfort of your own suite.

We also offer alternatives, not included in the rates, such as lunches, picnic baskets, alcoholic and soft-drink beverages, spa treatments in the privacy of your own room, assisting with booking activities/excursions in and around the area such as guided nature walks, lagoon cruises, airport transfers and much, much more. 


SOUL on the Heads is located on the East Head of Knysna. 

Making your way through the touristic town of Knysna, you will pass the turn-off at Leisure Island and head up to the Knysna Heads with signs guiding you all the way. Our official address can be found on Google Maps via 4 Glen View Road, The Heads, Knysna, 6571. 

GEO Coordinates // Latitude -34.079105 // Longitude 23.06563 //


The surrounding area offers a never-ending list of activities. You can enjoy nature’s beauty by going on a guided hike on the reserve, going on a sunset lagoon cruise, dolphin and whale watching on the ocean, canoeing, get a bird’s eye view paragliding over the beautiful coastal area of Sedgefield or Wilderness. Play golf at some of the world’s best golf courses such as Pezula and Simola. Explore the colourful little town of Knysna, enjoy what the local restaurants have to offer. Go for a walk or a swim at the Leisure Island or have a lovely bite to eat at the East Head Cafe.