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Pezula Nature Retreat has proudly clinched the prestigious title of “Africa’s Leading Sports Resort” at the renowned World Travel Awards. In an evening filled with anticipation and excitement, the acclaimed resort emerged as a beacon of excellence among the numerous outstanding contenders. This recognition solidifies Pezula Nature Retreat’s dedication to delivering unparalleled experiences and services to its valued guests.

The World Travel Awards are universally acknowledged as the gold standard of accolades within the travel, tourism, and hospitality industries. Established in 1993, these awards serve as an annual platform to recognise, reward, and celebrate excellence across various key sectors. Over the years, they have become the industry’s benchmark for acknowledging the crème de la crème of tourism and hospitality.

The fact that Pezula Nature Retreat, a beloved establishment located in the heart of the picturesque Knysna region, has been declared “Africa’s Leading Sports Resort” is a testament to its unwavering commitment to delivering a world-class experience to visitors. The award acknowledges Pezula’s dedication to offering one of the beautiful golf courses in the world, an award-winning spa and exceptional service, making it an iconic destination for golf enthusiasts and leisure travellers alike.

Other Western Cape winners include:

  • Africa’s Leading Airport – Cape Town International Airport, South Africa
  • Africa’s Leading City Destination – Cape Town, South Africa
  • Africa’s Leading Cruise Port – Port of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Africa’s Leading Design Hotel – Labotessa Luxury Boutique Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Africa’s Leading Luxury Hotel – The Silo Hotel, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town South Africa
  • Africa’s Leading Luxury Hotel Villa – Villa Two @ Ellerman House, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Africa’s Leading Luxury Resort – One&Only Cape Town, South Africa

Western Cape Minister of Finance and Economic Opportunities, Mireille Wenger, expressed her delight at the recognition received by the Western Cape’s exceptional offerings. She highlighted the importance of the tourism and hospitality sector in driving economic growth and job creation in the region, emphasising that as the Western Cape approaches its summer peak period, record-setting seasons are on the horizon.

As a winner at the World Travel Awards, Pezula Nature Retreat takes immense pride in its achievement and looks forward to raising the bar even higher. The retreat is committed to continuing its legacy of providing unrivalled experiences, sports facilities, and an environment of tranquillity that all guests can relish.

The title of “Africa’s Leading Sports Resort” reflects not only the hard work and dedication of the Pezula Nature Retreat team but also the trust and support of its guests. The journey to excellence continues, and Pezula Nature Retreat remains committed to delivering extraordinary moments that create lasting memories.

In the wake of this prestigious award, Pezula Nature Retreat stands as a beacon of excellence, showcasing the splendours of the Western Cape, and inviting travellers from around the world to experience its unique blend of sporting adventures and natural beauty.