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Forest Edge Nature-lovers' Retreat

3.0 of 5 Farm 118 | Edge of Indigenous Forest, Garden Route, Knysna 6576, South Africa
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George, Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an amazing stay at this wonderful retreat. Excellent service, peaceful surroundings and only the sounds of chirping birds to be heard. Experience a starry night like it can't be seen from the city. Don't forget about the cute donkeys! Will definitely visit them again and highly recommended.

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Sedgefield, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The stay was an truly unforgettable experience, surrounded by the sounds of nature. The well-stocked cottage, while quaint-looking, offered all the comforts of home. The inclusion of a mini Book and DVD library made a rather rainy day easy to deal with. With the limited number of cottages and well laid out gardens, most of the time we felt like... More

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Mpumalanga, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In 2013 we went to Knysna on holiday and stayed for nearly 2 weeks at Forrest Edge Nature Reserve. This year however we had to go for 5 days to Knysna and surrounding area due to business . We decided to stay at Forrest Edge due to the excellent service, peaceful surroundings etc we experienced the previous year. After being... More

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

We experienced a relaxed atmosphere with cozy accommodation. The staff were friendly & they have the cutest two donkeys the Garden Route can offer! Furthermore, Forest Edge is situated near one of the Garden Route SANparks and gives easy access to many hiking trails and historic landmarks. If you're not into hiking, grab a book, lounge in the hammock and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Exceeded our expectations by a mile! It was our first ever trip to Knysna and we will for sure use Forest Edge again. Everyone was friendly and helpful, this was our best holiday destination as of yet and are looking forward to going there next year again...

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Lutzville, Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Heaven on earth for someone just wanting to get away from it all! This is the nicest place that I have visited in a long time! Fine weather and fresh air like you won't believe! You can stay there during the day if you like the piece and quietness or you can drive east to Knysna or Plettenberg Bay to... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Forest Edge is one of the most wonderful places to relax and forget about everything. Stress rolls off your back the moment you have unpacked. You are right on the edge of the indigenous Knysna forest with trees more than 700 year old. Forest walks and refreshing rivers at Drup Kelders make this a superb breakaway venue and an ideal... More

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

If you are looking to break away from the busy city life then look no further! We spent 3 nights in the Firefly cottage. My daughter fell in love with the donkeys (Hansel and Gretel). Lovely safe environment for kids to run around and enjoy the outdoors. We also took one of the walks through the forest to the rock... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We fully agree with the comments made by MG, ColRos 17 and Corne E! Also a bird watchers paradise (we even spotted the Knysna Loerie!) and wonderful 4x4 routes in area! We will definitely be back soon! Eugene and Annamarie, Pretoria.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

What a lovely place to spend some time cycling, walking, refreshing the senses and absorbing the surroundings. There are also some great eateries with quality foods in the area. Eco friendly inspiration

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Address: Farm 118 | Edge of Indigenous Forest, Garden Route, Knysna 6576, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
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Hotel Class:3 star — Forest Edge Nature-lovers' Retreat 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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