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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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

Ronel makes you feel special even before you arrive, constant mails and directions to this fabulous setting. Nestled between working farms and on the edge of the most stunning indigenous forest, lends itself to a peaceful and restful stay. The cottage is well appointed with all the modern convienencies yet with an ever present reminder of "green" environmental savings and... More 

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Rustenburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2012

Whilst we were still driving to Forest edge Ronel sent us a SMS asking about our Arrival time and whishing us a safe trip. Upon our arrival we were welcomed heartily by Ronel, who very professionally and heartily welcomed us and showed us to our little cottage (Froggy Pond). We were informed about the do's and don'ts to ensure a... More 

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Rustenburg, North-West, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2012

Little did I know the wonder awaiting us when I made the booking. It is beautifull, the outdoor shower was refreshing and such a great expierence with the cool fresh air and nature surrounding you while you shower. The little prayer garden took my breath away and I could just sat there for hours, listening to the sound of silence... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2012

Wonderful accommodations located next to stunning Knysna Forest, can't get any better! Well-run and eco-friendly. Highly recommended for anyone staying in the Knysna area.

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2012

I loved staying at Forest Edge. It is run by Ronel who has excellent management skills and with her team do an amazing job. The cottages were very clean and I liked the fact that there are only 5 of them. It is lovely relaxing in the hammock and so peaceful especially in the meditation area. I slept exceptionally well... More 

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Thabazimbi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

When reading the reviews of the other guests I have to agree whole heartedly and cannot add anything. The experience will stay with us forever and where I am sitting right now giving these comments my entire being wants to be back at Forest Edge. To Ronel and her team, you have gained a lifelong guest. See you soon.

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2012

We stayed for 5 days at Forest Edge in Feb 2012, in 'Froggy Pond' cottage with our 10 year-old daughter. I did a lot of internet research, having stayed in Plettenberg and Addo in a trip 5 years ago. This time we wanted to be away from the tourist trail, but with easy access to beaches, walks, activities and somewhere... More 

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012

TRULY NATURE'S BEST. A place where the mind, body and soul integrates and engages with who you are and why you are here. Peace and tranquility abound and the recently added meditation corner with an extended pathway INTO the forest, you can become ONE with all that is around you, even if you happen just to BE there for those... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012

Forest Edge is really a wonderful retreat to get in touch with nature and eco-friendly side of life. If brings you closer to nature by providing you with an environment where you have nature on your doorstep. My first trip to Forest Edge was to get away from the city life and pressure and thats exactly what I got, polution... More 

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Kempton Park, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2012

We will definitely recommend Forest Edge to anyone and everyone. It was a truly magical experience. After 2 nights we were completely relaxed and rejuvenated. 2 Nights at Forest Edge was more relaxing than 7 nights in another location. The surroundings are spectacular. The attention to detail phenomenal. Ronel and her staff - friendly, efficient and accommodating. We can’t say... 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
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Hotel Class:3 star — Forest Edge Nature-lovers' Retreat 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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