My wife and I spent 3 nights in the couples luxury tented accommodation. The view from the wooden deck is amazing and tranquil. Homtini pass runs past the farm, so there is occasional vehicle noise, but nothing unbearable.
It is tented accommodation, so if it is windy at night, expect to be kept awake. The tent is very tidy and the bed was very comfortable. The self catering amenities were adequate. Out gas braai did not work, but fortunately we were provided with a gas skottel skaar.
It is close to Millwood Forest reserve and a short drive to Knysna. Great if you don't want to be in Knysna, but in close proximity to the attractions.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Homtini Guest Farm with its stunning views of the Outeniqua Mountains is a 90Ha working farm nestling in the indigenous forest overlooking the Homtini pass. It lies along the old Seven-pass Route between Knysna and George and is very close to the Millwood Forest Reserve and gold mine. Accommodation consists of three luxury, self-catering cottages, privately situated all with their own tree-top veranda's one family bungalow and four secluded tented lodges:All cottages have stunning views and offer a great deal of privacy and tranquillity. It is a 20-minute drive to Knysna, 5 minutes from local shops and 15 minutes to the nearest beach. We are surrounded by several Nature Reserves whilst being situated in a friendly rural community.Two family lodge tents (each sleeping family of 4) on a secluded site with a campfire and a separate shared rustic kitchen but your own braai, fridge and tea-making facilities.Two private & fully self-contained luxury tents for couples, in the shade of the indigenous forest, looking down the Homtini river valley. Tents are on a large, secluded site, with en-suite bathrooms and a wooden verandah.Located on the edge of the forest with beautiful views, each tent is equipped with a fridge, double bed, a dining table, a wooden cupboard, with cups, plates and utensils. All linen and towels are provided, as well as an electric kettle for your cup of tea in the morning. ... more less
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