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Forest Edge Nature-lovers' Retreat

3.0 of 5 Cottage   |   Farm 118 | edge of Indigenous Forest, Garden Route, Knysna 6576, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed here with two mates for a week at the end of July for some relaxation time. The cottage (budget) was equipped with everything we needed. The TV did not get much use, but the indoor fire place did. The Kitchen was well equipped. Luckily the weather gods were good to us and we had near summer weather in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great place! lovely relaxed family environment, safe for the kids to run around. peaceful country setting. Rooms comfortable and very clean. self catering facilities excellent. We would happily visit again.

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Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We (2 adults and 2 children of 4 and 8) stayed for 4 days in July and we wished we could stay longer. The cottage was amazing and we had everything we needed. Ronel had thought of every detail, it was just perfect! We liked the hammock and the outdoor shower! This beautiful place is worth a recommendation. We hope... More

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Salt Rock, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We felt really privileged to have stayed at such a wonderful location. We felt spoilt as our every need was catered for or accommodated in some way. The finer details are what made the experience a memorable one and one that we would highly recommend to all! Thank you!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family of four, incl our two boys of 9 and 11, had the privilege of staying at this lovely resort in July. We had booked for 3 nights but loved it so much we ended up staying 4, and would have stayed even longer but my husband needed to return to work the following day. The cottage was well... More

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Somerset West, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Forest Edge in April 2014. All our expectations were exceeded. We loved our charming cottage, and all it had to offer - even an outdoor shower! Perfect with a toddler. We cannot wait to go back. Sunette Hermanie Somerset West

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second time visiting Forest Edge, and it definitely won't be our last! It is beautifully appointed, modern yet authentic and expertly managed by Ronel and her team. Truly Knysna's hidden gem.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Perfect weekend away with our 2 young children in a quaint & very well appointed cottage. Fireplace in the lounge (and a few bottles of red) kept us warm on the cold nights. Will be back to do some walking & cycling in the area when the kids are a bit older.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This was the 4th year in arrow that we've visited Forest Edge. Stunning garden, spotless cottage, lots of detail, fire place, outside shower...Ronel made a point of it to think about the smallest detail and maintains every bit of it. At the same time you cannot ask for a better host. Thx Ronel!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Very tightly run ship. Exceeds expectations and absolutely nothing to fault. On the edge of the forest as name suggests! Spotted Knysna Loerie near Jubilee and fireflies near froggy pond. Loved the fireplace and hammock! Thanks to lovely host Ronel for making us feel at home.

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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*
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Froggy Pond cottage is most popular with honeymooners. The pond provides hours of peaceful rejuvenation, whether drinking tea on the veranda or watching birds and game from the hammock. ... more   less 
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