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Nyc-in-Knysna: our personal favourites for kisses

Top 5 places for a romantic sunset

What would be Knysna without romantic sunsets? We show you the nicest places for you and your beloved one. Mmmmmmh …

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Candlewood-Recipe # 5

Pear and Blue Cheese Glass

The Garden Route and Knysna is famous for … well, everything that grows in the garden. Like fruits and veggies – and of course pears. A nice dish we use from time to time at Candlewoods breakfast is a kind of a salad with pears, spinach and Blue cheese. You will love the healthy dish! […]

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Nyc-in-Knysna: our personal favourite “hicks”

Top 5 places for a wine tasting

There are fantastic wine regions in South Africa. Since a few years the Garden Route gets more and more famous for wines. The terroir is excellent and the climate with the sea and crispy cool nights. We show you which one are worth visiting.

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Nyc-in-Knysna: our personal favourite “prosts”

Top 5 places for a local craft beer

South Africa is famous for their fantastic wines. But more and more craft beers come up. And so in Knysna, too. We tell you the best places for crafted beer.

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Candlewood-Recipe # 4

Stonefruit Tray-Jam

There are a few things reminds us on our childhood. We were young and especially our Grannies recipe come up since we moved to Knysna. Last season it was a bestseller at Candlewoods breakfeast: our Garden Route Stonefruit Tray-Jam. Plums 12, quartered Yellow nectarines 6, quartered White nectarines 4, quartered Organic brown sugar 150g Lemon […]

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Nyc-in-Knysna: our personal favourites beaches

Top 5 Beaches in Knysna

Knysna is blessed with some of the most beautiful beaches of South Africa and all of them are close to our guesthouse, just a few minutes drive from Candlewood. We show you which one are our favorites.

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Nyc-in-Knysna: our personal favourite places for authentic food

Top 5 places for a traditional Bobotie

You don’t find it very often on nowadays menus. But it is an old South African dish with wonderful flavours. A Must-try. We show you where in Knysna.

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Nyc-in-Knysna: our personal favourites for roasted beans

Top 5 place for a nice coffee

After an active morning in Greater Knysna and a nice lunch you deserved a nice cup of coffee in town. We show you where.

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Candlewood-Recipe # 3

A Shakshuka is a traditional African dish

A Shakshuka is a traditional African dish, especially from the North. It is strong and tasty and has always an egg. But we were looking for a modern and light interpretation of this traditional dish for Candlewood, Knysna. Free-range egg yolks 2 Cream 250ml Fresh milk 250 ml Butter 1 T Sugar 1 T Vanilla […]

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Nyc-in-Knysna: our personal favourite places for Knysna Oysters

Top 5 places to have Oysters in Knysna

Knysna and Oysters are like Sundays and long sleeps. It’s a must. The Oysters are fresh and tasty and it’s worth having them with a nice glass of Sauvignon Blanc from the Garden Route. Find here our favourites.

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