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Fynbosvlei Log Cabins

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Aerial view of the Log Cabins. The Small Cabin is behind the trees to the right of the water tanks.
1 of 13Aerial view of the Log Cabins. The Small Cabin is behind the trees to the right of the water tanks.
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Overview
5 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
13 guests
2 nights minimum
Cabin Holiday Rental
Fynbosvlei is a 40ha. piece of Paradise on the north bank of the Swartvlei, the biggest in the chain of lakes between George and Knysna. • ½ km. of lake frontage • Own private jetty and launching facilities for boats A Haven for fishermen, yachties, watersports enthusiasts, birdwatchers, botanists, hikers, honeymooners, and for those seeking peace and tranquillity in beautiful surroundings. O u r A c c o m m o d a t i o n : Two fully furnished and equipped self catering log cabins overlook the lake: - one sleeping 6 to 8, - and the other a romantic hideaway for two. - plus an extra room underneath the smaller cabin which we let out as overflow accommodation The cabins are a 2 minute drive or a 5 minute walk from the water’s edge where there are canoes and a pedalo available for...Fynbosvlei is a 40ha. piece of Paradise on the north bank of the Swartvlei, the biggest in the chain of lakes between George and Knysna. • ½ km. of lake frontage • Own private jetty and launching facilities for boats A Haven for fishermen, yachties, watersports enthusiasts, birdwatchers, botanists, hikers, honeymooners, and for those seeking peace and tranquillity in beautiful surroundings. O u r A c c o m m o d a t i o n : Two fully furnished and equipped self catering log cabins overlook the lake: - one sleeping 6 to 8, - and the other a romantic hideaway for two. - plus an extra room underneath the smaller cabin which we let out as overflow accommodation The cabins are a 2 minute drive or a 5 minute walk from the water’s edge where there are canoes and a pedalo available for guests at no charge. The abundant birdlife can be enjoyed from our lakeside bird hide. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 1 Shower, 2 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Gail H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:80%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2016
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Reviewed 25 April 2019

The fact that you are away for the crowds is the draw card here, where else can you go and not see anyone else. The views, the hospitality, the accommodation, the small touches are all exceptional, but the place itself is what is truly the...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank ria_todd
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Thank you Nik and Gail We had a wonderful time , it was so beautiful and peaceful. The log cabin had everything we could possible want. I had forgotten how incredible the view was. We stayed for 5 nights and were so sad to leave....More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank jane64308
Gail H, VR Owner at Fynbosvlei Log Cabins, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Thank you, Jane! We will be looking forward to your next visit ...

Reviewed 8 May 2018

What an amazing way to start off our holiday. Gail and Nic were friendly and welcoming, the cabin was perfectly fitted with everything we needed for our stay and the view was spectacular. We especially enjoyed the walk to the jetty where we spent the...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank candiceleevanzyl
Gail H, VR Owner at Fynbosvlei Log Cabins, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Hallo Candice - I've just picked up your review. Thank you! We'll be looking forward to your next visit ...

Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Such a tranquil spot with great hospitality. Will definitely visit again. Drive from town about 30 minutes but worth it if your looking for a place away from the crowds.

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank Christie S
Gail H, VR Owner at Fynbosvlei Log Cabins, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Hallo Christie - I've just seen your review! Thank you ...

Reviewed 18 January 2018

The location absolutely amazing. The owners Nic and Gail very warm and welcoming. The cottages neat and clean with Gail leaving special treats upon arrival. Jetty area feels like your own private beach and the water lovely and warm. Canoes and pedalo been greatly enjoyed...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank audreyhawtrey
Gail H, VR Owner at Fynbosvlei Log Cabins, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2018

Thank you, Audrey and André - your lovely comments are very much appreciated! We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 28 September 2017

We had a great stay at this cabin. Lots of small things that Nic & Gail offered, that made the stay worthwhile. Great views!

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Neels A
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We stayed in the 'small cottage' which was more than comfortable for two people and it had all the amenities one could ask for in a log cabin retreat from the hustle and bustle of normal life. It is an idyllic setting with just the...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank _roryphelan
Gail H, VR Owner at Fynbosvlei Log Cabins, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Thank you, Rory and Michelle. We are looking forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 17 February 2017

The approach is along a gravel road through a forest which ends at the entrance to Fynbosvlei. Immediately you can see the care and effort Gail and Nic have put into making this the perfect location for a complete break from the world. We had...More

Date of stay: February 2017
Thank mill3983
Gail H, VR Owner at Fynbosvlei Log Cabins, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2017

Thank you, Graham and Lidy! What a lovely review. I hope we'll see you again on your next trip to South Africa!

Reviewed 14 October 2016

This is a very well equipped holiday home located in beautiful gardens with lots of birds and a very nice view over Swartvlei.

Date of stay: October 2016
Thank G6506GWjohans
Gail H, VR Owner at Fynbosvlei Log Cabins, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Thank you, Johan. I didn't realise you were a birder! I hope you saw the Fish Eagles ...

Reviewed 6 July 2016

My boyfriend and I where lucky enough to stumble across this beautiful destination on the Internet. Nic and Gail where so welcoming and helpful. The view was spectacular and our cabin was fully equipped with everything we needed. One of our highlights was canooing on...More

Date of stay: June 2016
Thank Carla K
Gail H, VR Owner at Fynbosvlei Log Cabins, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2016

Thank you for your lovely review, Carla. We look forward to seeing you and Dean again soon!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fireplace
Internet Access
Iron
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Parking
Cooker
Towels Provided
TV
Water Views
Waterfront
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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Car recommended
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby
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Frequently Asked Questions about Fynbosvlei Log Cabins

  • Fynbosvlei Log Cabins is able to accommodate up to 13 guests. See all property details.

  • Fynbosvlei Log Cabins has 4 bathrooms available. See all property details.

  • Fynbosvlei Log Cabins has 5 bedrooms available. See all property details.

  • Stays at Fynbosvlei Log Cabins must last at least 2 nights. See all property details.