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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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Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our stay was absolutely magnificent!! The hike down to Drupkelders Rock Pools with our 5 month old baby was a bit daring, but so worth it. The history of the old woodcutters and gold mining in the area was very interesting as well. Would definitely recommend Forest Edge to everyone!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You will not find better service or a more peaceful and amazing establishment, with a personal touch, anywhere in South Africa. Visiting Forest Edge Nature-lovers' Retreat is such an inspirational experience. While being there, time stands still and you actually forget that there is a busy world out there. Anybody who intends visiting the Knysna-area, should put this establishment at... More 

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Mossel Bay, Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the most enchanting forest experience, while enjoying the luxury and comfort of an extremely well-equipped living space and excellent service. Personally, the best part was that Forest Edge caters for both hard-core tree huggers as well as luxury-loving city people, such as myself, and they gave me the opportunity to appreciate the tranquility and raw beauty of nature,... More 

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

Really amazing. Literally on the forest edge, Your cabins are secluded enough that no one bothers you. A short walk and you are in the dense forest. Ultimate place for forest lovers. Go at the right time of the year and you have your own waterfall and rock pools. You will not wan to leave.

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Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have just returned from my first ever visit to Knysna forests. I was very fortunate to be given a last minute booking for two nights at Forest Edge Nature-lovers' Retreat where much to my joy I was informed that I could have my two best friends accompany me. My two dogs Tess and Muggles and I were welcomed by... More 

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George, Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

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 November 17, 2014

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 November 8, 2014

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 October 27, 2014

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 October 27, 2014

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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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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