Guest Reviews


Five star experience

Amazing place! One of the very best guest houses I have visited. And I have traveled a lot. Everything from breakfast (the egg-master is very cute!), the exquisitely furnished rooms to the relaxing infinity pool. Just great! Many thanks to the great hosting couple Max and Ninja.

hans h, San Pedro de Alcantara, Spain

Magic stay

Wonderful guesthouse with magic views over the lagoon where you can see all the way to the heads(even from bed) Ninja & Mats are the best hosts,they really help you out with everything and beyond and not to talk about their amazing breakfast. Their staff is also so warm & welcoming. We will absolutly come back.

Maggan M

Best stay ever!

Fantastic place with wonderful owners and wonderful staff. I have had the best stay in my life! All time high ,the infinity pool & the view was amazing. Our host Ninja gave us a healty shot every morning that we will miss. Breakfast was great 5/5. It was a real joy to stay with the Cambalala family

Göran W

Modern luxury

Amazing guesthouse with stunning views. Breakfast is fantastic,very nice & tasty. Rooms are big & stylish. The view from the infinity pool is unbeatable. The hosts Ninja & Mats are so helpful,caring & so amazing as a person can be. Will absolutely come back to team Cambalala.


The most perfect stay

Cambala is a guest house that is just amazing! The view is incredible, the rooms are big, pretty and perfect, the hosts are so nice, helpful and kind!! I really want to come back!! Also the breakfast is so good! Thank you so much Cambalala team for everything!!


Perfect Stay

What a stunning and stylish place with the most beautiful views over the Knysna Lagoon. The hosts Ninja and Mats are just amazing people and offer the very best service. It can't get better! Thank you so much for a great stay and we will be back soon....



Perfect place, great hosts!

This is a great place where you feeel relaxed and like home in the moment you arrive! Great view over the Knysna bay from the terrace and pool, surrounded by the huge and beautiful garden. Restaurants and Waterfornt in walking distance. The rooms are nice and large, the interior is stylish and clean (which, depending on your taste, might appear a bit cold). Excellent and home-made breakfast. The (new) owners and hosts are very friendly and engaged and always around to help with very good advice on activities and restaurants. If you are digging deep for something to criticise: During the evening and in the morning, you can hear the birds and frogs in the garden. All else is close to perfect.

Shorty07, Ratingen, Germany




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46 Circular Drive,
Paradise, Knysna, 6570
Western Cape
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