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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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New Germany, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

It was amazing staying here for our honeymoon! Very peaceful in nature! Can't wait to return in the future! We had a blast! It was a great stay, it was awesome laying in the hammock and hearing the forest sounds. Great place for honey-moooooo - as the cow says :-) We had the time of our lives here in nature... More 

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

The forests of Knysna are truly magical places with undeniable power to relax and reset the mind. We wanted a place where we never felt far away from the forest, with easy access to some awesome walks and activities and privacy and quiet were non-negotiable. We took a chance on Forest Edge and were pleasantly surprised. The room was absolutely... More 

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Sedgefield, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

We decided to have a little break from reality (since we live very close to Forest Edge), but we only wish we could have stayed there longer. It was a super experience with so much to offer - both at the Unit and in the surrounding areas. We absolutely loved our time away at Forest Edge and we would highly... More 

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Caledon, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

We booked for 3 nights at Forest Edge and actually stayed for 6! It was the perfect getaway cottage - near enough to Knysna and Sedgefield for all the conveniences and right next to the Indigenous Forest for all the walks and nature. The cottages are beautifully appointed, clean and private. Everything you need is in them, except your food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

Having spent 3 nights at the Forest's Edge, where the sounds of the forest and the early morning mist with the smells of nature make this a true nature lover's retreat. There is a wonderful sense of history from the early woodcutters of the Tsitsikamma forests to the tales of gold, elephants and pioneers. The self catering cottage 'Fairy Den'... More 

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Kempton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

Forest Edge is a very serene, quiet, relaxing place that is extremely well maintained. Only a couple of minutes drive from Knysna, which has a ton of things to do.The cottages are all similar, and are very romantic, with a lovely patio to sit on and an outside shower.

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Cape Town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

With the forest on your doorstep,the beach only a stone's throw away and the vibing village of Knysna just around the corner, Forest Edge really is an ideal destination for holiday makers who'd like to sample a bit of everything! Whether you're a nature enthusiast or just want to spend the evening snoozing in your hammock, your host, Ronel, will... More 

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Cape Town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

We stayed in the Firefly cottage for a week over Xmas and had an absolutely incredible time. The location of the cottages in the Knysna forest, away from the hustle and bustle of town was just what we were looking for, although when we had to go to town for supplies or felt the urge to explore one of the... More 

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mossel bay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

With thousands of places to stay, Forest Edge is one of the rare gems to consider! To start with the locality is superb, off the tourist beat and yet close to the beach and other nature attractions. The cottages are excellent with everything you need in a good and crisp state of maintenance. A place to rest, a base to... More 

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Secunda, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

We had a two-night weekend stay at Forest Edge at the end of November. The management was extremely friendly, helpful, informative and accommodating. The stay was fantastic with 'old-world charm'. Would definitely recommend this for people who want to get close to nature with all the luxuries they're used to.

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