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Reviewed 13 September 2013

We chose Forest Edge for our family holiday and it proved to be the perfect choice. Ronel and her team bends over backwards to provide your every need and she does it in a flash! The setting is peaceful and really beautiful. The houses have so much character and the surrounding garden is beautifully maintained. Everything is very, very neat...

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Benoni, South Africa
Reviewed 6 September 2013

My husband surprised me with our honeymoon getaway to Forest Edge and managed to tick all the boxes for the perfect honeymoon. Secluded, peaceful and relaxing. On arrival we were greeted with a wonderfully set out cottage complete with champagne, chocolates, gift baskets and all! The place was beautiful and Ronel the owner a real sweetie pie. We had a...

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Thank Julez_Alessandrini
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 26 August 2013

On arriving at Forest Edge we were quite tired and slightly moody after a long drive and the odd stop and go. As the sliding gate opened we were greeted with what seemed to be paradise. We were greeted to the sound what must have been 100's of little frogs at the little pond and we immediately started to relax....

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Thank Mark F
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 26 August 2013

We had wanted to spend our 23rd wedding anniversary in a quiet place near the forest around Knysna. Forest Edge was perfect, right next to the forest, offering tranquility including all necessary amenities. We could enjoy the Drupkelders Walk starting right outside the Forest Edge gate, go into Knysna to see the Heads or even drive to Monkeyland and Birds...

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Atascadero, California
Reviewed 20 August 2013

My husband brought me to Forest Edge for our honeymoon, and it was the perfect tranquil place to relax and explore the magical area of Knysna. Only a second-time visitor to South Africa, I loved learning about this particularly extraordinary part of the country. Forest's Edge is poised in an ideal location to enjoy the mysteries of the forest, and...

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Saint Cloud
Reviewed 20 August 2013

This past May we were fortunate to have the entire camp for ourselves. After a busy noisy week in CT and on the road the camp was blissfully quiet during day and night. Many of the group were content to catch up on sleep on the porch or under a tree.. and life slowed down and offered time for reflection....

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Thank Denise M
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 19 August 2013

My first visit to Forest Edge was at the age of 9 and that memory has been imprinted in my mind forever. Forest Edge and the Knysna forest area is the reason why I have developed a great passion for nature and conservation. I have just returned from a break away for my 25th birthday and I am happy to...

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Thank Lara Z
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 19 August 2013

Our family has visited Forest Edge for many years and will continue to do so. The quaint cottages are well equipped and comfortable. It is wonderful to wake up to the sounds of bird calls and to walk onto the porch and have a view of the wonderful Knysna forest. I have not come across another place in this country...

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Thank Jeanette Z
Cape Town
Reviewed 13 August 2013

I came across Forest Edge's web-site quite by accident and am so glad I did! Nestled in God's own countryside, this magical place rejuvenates both body and soul. Ideal for all who just need to "get away from it all" and find themselves again. Forest Edge is a place that I definitely will have many happy returns to!

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Oudtshoorn
Reviewed 12 August 2013

This was an unique experience! I must really encourage you to make this part of you South African experience! Forest Edge is a comfy stay, with beautiful surroundings. It makes you think about the role we as humans play on this earth! We also went for two hikes and this charged our batteries. My two kids enjoyed this as well....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Forest Edge is ideal for Honeymooners, Mountain-bikers, Birdwatchers, trail-walkers and nature-loving families. We specialise in romantic getaways to help you destress and re-connect. Ideally situated to enjoy the trails, forest rock pools and picnic spots or to just chill on your veranda with binocs, a book or sundowners. There are 5 free-standing exceptionally well-equipped, comfortable, self-catering cottages; 2 Standard and 3 Luxury cottages. The luxury cottages include complimentary WiFi and Full Satellite DSTV and have a Queen instead of a Double bed in the main bedroom. We offer breakfast baskets by prior arrangement, to be delivered to your cottage for you to prepare when it suits you - convenience at its best! Although there is no spa on site, we have several mobile massage and beauty therapists that can attend to your needs right in the privacy of your cottage. Come rejuvenate in the Magic of the Forest! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Forest Edge Nature-lovers' Retreat

Address: Farm 118 | Edge of Indigenous Forest, Garden Route, Knysna 6576, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: $92 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Forest Edge Nature-lovers' Retreat 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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