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Simola Golf

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Address: 1 Old Cape Road, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 44 3029677
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Just driving in through the gates gives an expectation of something special to come. The club house is beautiful. The staff friendly and welcoming, exactly what you would expect... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2016
24Howard
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Just driving in through the gates gives an expectation of something special to come. The club house is beautiful. The staff friendly and welcoming, exactly what you would expect from a top class golf estate and club. The views are spectacular and the course immaculate. The course is challenging and I would say daunting but playable for a beginner if... More 

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Alberton, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

A magnificent spa, hotel and golf course. Set in the Knysna hills with a stunning view of the lake, forest and the Knysna heads, make sure to drop by the club house for some drinks and a light lunch - even if golf is not your thing. The scenery is so beautiful, you will end up lingering. The course is... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

The views from this course are magnificent. The course is in excellent condition and accommodates all levels of players.

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Thank 1moray
Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Besides the Fancourt courses, Simola is one of my favorite golf courses that I played during my time in South Africa. It is not as spectacular as Pezula which sits right above the ocean. It is set back a little but as it is very high up you can see the Knysna Bay and the ocean in the far back.... More 

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Thank KarenG1972
Broxbourne, United Kingdom
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229 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

Fantastic experience, fantastic golf course, fantastic staff!! Someone from PEZULA should pop down and see how things should really be done.

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Ballinrobe, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

Second time playing this course and it is just outstanding in all aspects. Great golf holes smashing greens and spectacular scenery

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Thank John J
Karlsruhe, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely stunning golf course. The clubhouse and the outside Terrasse with pool and breathtaking view into the lagoon and ocean background is a must visit. Great jack Nicklaus golf course that challenges all skill levels. Halfway snack as part of the green fee was just perfect. Playground for kids and the accomodation onsite offer everything you wish for.

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Thank Pat B
Halifax, Canada
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105 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016 via mobile

A course designed by Jack Nicklaus. This is a beautifully landscaped course; the front nine is a bit hilly and the fairways are tighter. The back nine is a bit more open and easier to play. The bunker placement will challenge you. Watch out for the baboons and keep out of the bushes because of the poisonous snakes. These are... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

Great golf course with some beautiful views. Very helpful and friendly staff. Not too difficult for a higher handicapper like myself but challenging enough for low handicaps (husband) too. Book well ahead in peak season.

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Thank Lynn186334
Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016

The clubhouse is already very beautyfull! JUst go to the swimming pool the view is just woawwwww! The course is really challenging and very nice! So if you don't play well, enjoy the view!

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