SOUL on the Heads can be described as a ‘hidden gem’ nestled 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 perched high in the sky on the West Head of Knysna. You can expect modern interior, warm-hearted service and a tranquil ambient accompanied by the soothing sound of the ocean.

Guests can choose to either book per room, per night or to book the whole property on an exclusive basis. Whatever you decide, we encourage you to stay as long as you want, as our rooms have plenty of living and cupboard space to host you for long stays and is also ideal for honeymooners and romantic get-aways. Each of our lavish bedrooms have magnificent sea and mountain views that will leave you breathless and stir up the desire to stay with us forever…


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.

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 situated on one of Knysna’s most touristic view points – The Knysna Heads. More specifically, we are on the East Head of Knysna offering uninterrupted views of the ocean and mountain tops. 

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 //

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Google Maps – SOUL on The Heads

swimming pool with ocean and mountain view


The surrounding area offers numerous activities and excursions to enjoy. You can choose to embark on a sunset lagoon cruise for a romantic dinner or to spot dolphin and whale sightings, 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.


– Knysna Heads – Lookout Point 

– Knysna Lagoon Cruises 

– Knysna Waterfront 

– Leisure Island & Thesen Island 

– Knysna Oyster Festival 

– Nearby attractions such as Monkey Land, Birds of Eden, Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary 

– And much more…



Our lavish 6-bedroom guesthouse in Knysna is a destination that will leave you feeling refreshed and spoilt this Summer Season. When booking your stay you can expect sea view accommodation, a full breakfast, as well as a cheese platter and a bottle of wine (once per stay).  



Waves, Boulders & View Rooms @ R2160 per couple per night

West View Room @ R3150 per couple per night

Vista & Cinema Suites @ R4410 per couple per night



Waves, Boulders & View Rooms @ R2700 per couple per night

West View Room @ R3500 per couple per night

Vista & Cinema Suites @ R4900 per couple per night


Valid from 1 Oct – 15 Dec 2021

Inquiries and bookings via our Booking Button or call us on +27 63 942 4943


Gift that special person or a loved one with a SOUL Voucher for that upcoming birthday, wedding anniversary or just to show you care. 

Browse through our various vouchers from honeymoon packages, gin tastings, picnics for two, sunset package to cash vouchers.