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Forest Edge Nature-lovers' Retreat

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Farm 118 | Edge of Indigenous Forest, Garden Route, Knysna 6576, South Africa
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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

"Absolutely everything about our stay was super. Luke and Ethan enjoyed feeding Hansel and Gretel every day (Hansel loves blue berries!) Your groundsman was an absolute star and the boys kept him busy. The outside shower is a real treat. Stargazing, shooting stars. Drupkelders a must. Daily visits to Buffalo Bay beach. Cycling in the forests. We loved our stay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful time absolutely no complaints, would return any time! The cottages are well appointed with everything you might need, spacious with many interesting books and dvd's. Many hiking and mountain biking trails nearby.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the cottage was perfect and the location could not be better. if you are looking for tranquility and to be close to nature. could not ask for more. if you love walking in the forest. this is the place to stay.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved the tranquility after a hectic year! Everything was provided for and staff were friendly and helpful. Our kids (8 and 10) loved the environment and completely safe for them. Feeding the two donkeys, Hansel and Gretel was a bonus experience.Forest Edge is also on the doorstep of "Drupkelders" rock pools and Homtini which were also fantastic experiences.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

2 days spent at Forest Edge with the extended family was pure bliss & the perfect start to time spent on the Garden Route. This is a truly a magical spot where the attention to detail and guests' comfort compliments the beauty of the natural surrounds.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

Cottage was perfect size for a couple, very neat and had everything we required. There is a private outside shower which was delightful. Winter is definietly catered for as there is a fireplace and electric blankets. There isn't an aircon but there is a rotating fan you can move around. It was very quiet and right next to the Knysna... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

An amazing please. Full of peace and warmth. Spend the most beautiful time there, Paul and his team were super helpful. Ronel provided all the post arrival information making sure we knew directions and everything we needed. The cottages are beautiful and super cosy. loved our time here and can't wait to go back. make sure you tour the veggie... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

Our stay at Forest Edge was short but blissful - a sure-fire way of reviving depleted souls. Nearby nature spots such as Drupkelders rock pools and Jubilee Creek are easily accessible along well-maintained paths and roads. You don't need a 4x4 - our family, with a child of 7 years and two grandparents of over 70 years, were able to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

We were four, staying in the Fieldmouse Cottage. It was very clean, comfortable, and attractive, with a nice porch facing the woods. We were on a birdwatching holiday. There have been so many reports submitted and photos posted for Forest Edge Cottages that I wondered if I could add anything of value. I have posted a few photos of birds... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

Forest Edge is a bush retreat near Knysna and is a must experience for all nature lovers. The cottages are beautiful, homely and well equipped; the gardens picturesque and peaceful - thanks to Paul and Joseph! We ventured into the bush (Circles in the forest 3Km walk) and although it rained, it was still a magical experience. We even enjoyed... More 

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