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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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Ranked #1 of 80 Specialty Lodging in Knysna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Sheena-DM Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We spent 2 wonderful nights at Forest Edge in the Froggy's Pond Cottage. Ronel's passion for sustainable living, her attention to detail and care taken to ensure her guests' are comfortable, are appreciated and commended. The proximity to the Knysna forest and surrounding attractions are very convenient, and yet one still feels secluded in this wonderful natural environment. We highly... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Had a wonderfull stay, thank you so much. Will denitely be back! Watching the fireflies in the evening, turns the forest into a wonderland, absolutely magical. Didnt want to leave, hammock and outside shower makes it even more special!! Dewald and Corne Meyer, George

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

It is not often that we are blown away by an experience, but this was certainly the case when our family recently visited Forest Edge. Ronel's attention to detail and pride in her establishment shine through in every aspect of Forest Edge. The natural surroundings are breathtaking, but the cleanliness, friendliness and "bend over backwards to help" attitude of Ronel... More

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Knysna, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

What an absolutely awesome way to get away from it all. The cottages are private and right on the edge of the beautiful Knysna forest. It was very clean, very comfortable and equipped with every possible thing one could need on a weekend getaway. Superb!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

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 August 29, 2014

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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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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