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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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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Swellendam, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our stay at forest edge was truly magical from the start to the end Ronel is a wonderfull person with a heart of gold she was very helpful from the start. We enjoyed the walk with her and her amazing ridge backs, and hope to do it again soon! We stayed for 3 nights but wished we could stay longer... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We absolutely loved our stay at Forest Edge; our cottage was clean, comfortable and perfectly suited for relaxing in peace and quiet. Forest Edge is easy enough to find, a short drive outside of Knysna. There’s nothing nearby that’s open in the evening for dinner, but the kitchen and braai are well equipped so there’s no need to go out... More

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our 2-night stay at Forest Edge was well worth the visit and we hope to be coming back soon. Ronel welcomed us upon arrival with a friendly smile and a wealth of information on the area. We settled in to Fairy Den cottage, which is the furthest away and is also fenced. The cottage was tidy, well-equipped and all furnishings... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved every minute of our stay! We left Cape Town to escape the hustle and bustle of every day city life to submerge ourselves in the very best that nature has to offer....Forest Edge. Upon arrival we were greeted with a big smile by very friendly, staff who wasted no time in checking us in very efficiently, so that... More

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic end to our honeymoon! Wat n onvergeetlike plek. Asemrowende natuurskoon: Drupkelders, visarende, uile, vlermuise en die donkies! The service is excellent and every body is friendly and helpfull. A must for anybody who loves nature and especially the forest!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

We visited Knysna in January, not expecting rain. But despite the wet weather we had a wonderful time staying at Forest Edge and seeing all that Knysna has to offer. The place is carefully set up with a lovely herb garden in a huge barrel right at the patio.

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Caledon, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Forest Edge is the most beautiful and peaceful place to stay. The service is excellent and every body is friendly and helpfull. There is no better place to stay.Forest Edge is situated next to the forest where one can hike up Jubilee Creek ,Drupkelders ,Circles in the Forest or just sit in the garden and enjoy the silence and peacefulness... More

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I brought two overseas colleagues for a visit Knysna, and we couldn't have chosen a better place to stay. The property is beautifully cared for, and the huts are well equipped. Forest's Edge is situated right next to the Goudveld reserve, where one can hike up the beautiful Jubilee Creek to swim in the mountain pools or visit the massive... More

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Stilbaai, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

The romantic tranquility and peacefulness of Forest Edge makes for an unforgettable stay. The little corrugated iron chalets are truly quaint and charming. Ronel (the landlady), has put a lot of thought and effort into making your stay comfortable. I loved the hammock on the stoep!!

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Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Get out into the country, lovely gardened self-catering, separate and peaceful accommodation, near Knysna, beaches and other interesting day visit attractions. Ronel, who runs the establishment is very courteous and goes the extra mile to make your stay a memorable one, the grandchildren enjoyed the play ground, the cows in the field next door and especially the visit to Ronel's... More

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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
Amenities:
Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 79 Specialty lodging in Knysna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Forest Edge Nature-lovers' Retreat 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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