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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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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spend a glorious week in the forest. The kids loved the different holiday and I like to expose them to "all sorts". They really enjoyed the hammock and interacting with the animals. The Bon fire was also a nice treat. Ronel has put in a lot of effort to make this place nostalgic and memorable. A lot of careful... More 

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

Forest Edge is LITERALLY on the edge of a wonderful natural resource - a precious indigenous forest. The stylish cottages hold everything necessary for a self-catering stay, with a few extras in the form of the hammock and the outdoor shower. There is a wealth of opportunities to explore in the forest, around the resort, and at the sea. Drupkelders... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

INCREDIBLE swimming, hiking and cycling opportunities right next to Forest Edge. Fully-equipped, well-thought-out, functional cottages suitable for young and old. Lovely restaurants nearby. Warm and friendly staff are willing to go out of their way to assist and add to the wonderful atmosphere. Amazing stay that I would highly recommend and definitely hope to be back!

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Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

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 December 1, 2014

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 December 1, 2014

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 December 1, 2014

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 November 28, 2014

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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Address: Farm 118 | Edge of Indigenous Forest, Garden Route, Knysna 6576, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Forest Edge Nature-lovers' Retreat 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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