Rubert's Boathouse _ Brenton On Sea
15km's from Knysna central, Brenton On Sea is a seaside village on the West-Coast of South Africa with charm, warmth and it's very own blue flag beach that stretches the width of the Goukamma Nature Reserve. This charming Boathouse, a garage for boat & trailer, has been converted into a space for two, overlooking the ocean from the bed, fitted with every necessity & convenience. Private, peaceful, and a 3min drive to the beach _ or brave the dune for a 15min hike. Bird life, whales & dolphins love this bay.
Brenton On Sea, Knysna, South Africa
Brenton-on-Sea is a settlement and seaside resort town 15km west of Knysna in Garden Route District Municipality in the Western Cape province of South Africa. Named after Sir Jahleel Brenton, who declared Knysna a harbour in 1818, the area is home to the endangered Brenton blue butterfly.
It is part of the Garden Route and a popular spot for seaside vacations and holidays. The endangered Brenton Blue butterfly is responsible for large sects of land in the Brenton area remaining undeveloped. The last breeding colonies of the tiny endemic butterfly are found here and in 2003, the land was proclaimed a Special Nature Reserve to try to save the species.
Easy walk to the beach, a general store, two restaurants and a deli. Start a 9km hike through the Goukamma Nature Reserve along the coast to Buffels Bay. Fishermans Walk is only 5 minutes away and gives you a coastal easy trial of 5 km's on the cliffs of Brenton On Sea.