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About Butskop

Welcome to Butskop. We are located in Brenton On Sea, a peninsula area at the Indian Ocean close to Knysna in the Western Cape. It is a lovely quite area with a unique Blue Flag Beach within a four-minute walking distance. Dolphins, Orca’s and Whales are regular visitors of our beautiful coast line. Butskop is the Dutch name for a Bottlenose whale species. Our charming downstairs garden flat has a lovely sea view and is perfect for a couple. It has a spacious bedroom with an en-suite bathroom. The flat has a LCD screen with DSTV and consists of a large open-plan living area with kitchen. The entrance leads out to a covered sitting area with braai facilities overlooking the Ocean.We offer you a large selection of reading books and very comfortable relaxing chairs in our green and lush garden with a parasol. Knysna also offers you several opportunities to play golf at very well-known golf estates. Culinary seen you can follow your appetite in Knysna in every direction of our planet to suite your taste and budget. We have safe parking and we are completely solar-powered. Which means we always have lights and hot water. Your Carbon footprint with us is 0 and the only footprints you leave behind are the ones on the beach.

Beach: Brenton on Sea has a unique Blue Flag beach where Dolphins, Orca’s and Wales are regular visitors of our beautiful coast line. Jaapse Bay is straight across our premises and has unique opportunities to do whale watching at close proximity.

Romantic: Butskop is highly popular amongst honeymooners and couples who seek rest and piece. You can hide in our garden and forget about phones and emails. Watch the unique bird life including the Knysna Loerie and the world famous Brenton Blue butterfly.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 3 hours
  • Minimum stay: 2 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 11 Reviews


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Beach
  • Satellite TV*
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Dutch
  • German
  • Afrikaans
  • French
  • Belgian
* Please enquire for further details.

Availability and pricing

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  • Garden Flat Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering This flat has one bedroom, an en-suite bathroom and a open-plan living area with a kitchenette. Features:  Queen beds, DStv, Private bathroom, En-suite, Shower only, Sea views see more Queen beds, DStv, Private bathroom, En-suite, Shower only, Sea views, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Heater, Television, Radio, Tea and Coffee Facilities, No Smoking in Rooms, Garden views
    from R650 Room rate
    • Adults

      Reviews for Butskop

      11 guest reviews Reviews of

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      Tamlyn Whittaker
      15 October 2017

      Very comfortable and cozy place to stay. Everything we needed was already there. Friendly hosts. Everything was perfect! Thank you very much Zita!

      Zelda Strydom
      24 July 2017

      We were welcomed with open arms and the place was so cosy to stay in very clean and very nice will definately be back

      Karen Kuhlcke
      26 April 2017

      This is a recommended self-catering option for those looking for a convenient location close to the beautiful beach at Brenton-on-Sea.

      Mariska Cloete
      03 April 2017

      We loved staying at Butskop. The place was clean and had everything we needed. Will stay there again. Highly recommended.

      Kim Samuel
      02 March 2017

      I booked an extra day and on arrival was asked about payment. We were tired from travel and did not make eft payment. next morning we left early on hike and received sms re payment. on getting back that night an e-mail was waiting on laptop re payment.I made payment. Felt annoyed.

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      Butskop Map

      Butskop is 4.9km from the centre of Knysna , the nearest airport 71.8km (George Airport).
      *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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