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Forest Edge Nature-lovers' Retreat

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

Indeed a perfect place and setting to detox the mind. Cosy, private cottages ideal for all seasons and reasons.The forest, the chirping birds and the occasional sighting of baboons completes the natural environment that Forest Edge is encapsulated in.

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

A very special three days and nights were spent enjoying one of the fabulous cottages (Froggy Pond) at Forest Edge. The cottage was fully equipped and well appointed and the whole complex is beautifully managed with every detail well thought through. The location is excellent to be a quiet get-away, without being too far from local attractions. The cottages are... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not far from the bright city lights and lagoon of Knysna, this delightful self catering establishment lies in wait to ensnare your heart forever. The Knysna indigenous forest is less than 10 mins drive away, filled with ferns, ancient trees, myths and adventure. A walk and a picnic are a must! The quaint homesteads each have two bedrooms with separate... More 

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Upington, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wow! What a great stay! Everything u need and more, from a fireplace for the rainy days and a braai for the summer days.In the morning you can see the Knysna Lorries from your stoep while drinking coffee. A sort drive to some exiting things to do and a owner with a warm heart.

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Amersham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This is such a nature's paradise. On the edge of the forest there are many interesting birds and wildlife to see. Great walks available. We sat on the veranda and could see the rare Kynsna Lourie. The cottages are clean and well kept. Very comfortable.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Stunningly presented cottages & gardens. Beautiful surroundings for hikers, nature lovers & star gazers. The 'Drupkedlers' hike down to amazing rock pools through the forest, is a must! Having Rheenendal, Pletternberg Bay, Knysna, Sedgefield & George nearby for exploring is an added bonus.

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Alberton, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Staying at Forest Edge is a great alternative to the usual accommodation we book in towns or cities. It provides an opportunity to experience nature. It is close enough to visit a number of tourism attractions, but will also allow you time in a quiet, relaxing setting.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

These cottages are ideal for a quick breakaway. It is right on the edge of the magnificent Knysna Forest that offers so many hiking opportunities. The place is very neat and clean with free wifi. The service is of very high quality with a very friendly and helpful hands-on owner. Whether you come to relax or experience the surrounding areas,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

If I have to make a split second decision as to where the best place to go to if I want to get away from the busy city life for a few days , Forest Edge in Knysna is that place. Right in the Knysna Forest with 98% oxygen levels and all the forest animal sounds on your Doorstep. So... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Beautiful place to stay - away from the business of Knysna, but close enough for comfort. We loved the peace and quiet and that the place was so off the grid. The owner was very friendly and very focused on making this an incredible stay for us.

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