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Centurion, South Africa
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Forest Edge is the perfect base from which nature lovers can explore the Knysna forests and then return back to luxurious accomodation to refresh and relax. The staff and owners are at all times ready to ensure your stay is comfortable and you enjoy every minute of it.

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Danie J, Owner at Forest Edge Nature-lovers' Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind review Willem, you are now a life long friend of Forest Edge and we can't wait to welcome you back!

Potchefstroom, South Africa
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Wonderful place, run by very efficient management team and friendly staff. The quaint little houses blend in perfectly with the surrounding forest. Will definitely visit again! The house was well-equipped and perfectly clean. It was a privilege to relax there around the fire at night, dreaming about he day's activities in a forest full of wonderful stories and secrets.

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So glad that you guys enjoyed your time with us at Forest Edge. Hopefully you will create many more fabulous memories to share around the braai fire very soon.

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

As close to paradise as one can get. The well equipped and clean cottage made our stay an effortless pleasure. Close to Knysna for a morning walk about but we rushed back to the peace and quiet. The "braai pak" is recommended.

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Danie J, Owner at Forest Edge Nature-lovers' Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks guys, much appreciated. Forest Edge was created with people like you in mind, glad you enjoyed it and hopefully we will see you soon.

Hermanus, South Africa
Reviewed 6 December 2016

IF you feel that you have just managed to survive the last damn crisis and cannot survive even a tiny one again, this is the place to cool down and just get your old level headed self back again. When is the last time a great big cocky cock sweetly crowed you awake? Tips and guidelines? These guy's are genuine,...

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Danie J, Owner at Forest Edge Nature-lovers' Retreat, responded to this review

Thank You so much for the Review and kind words Fienie. It was a pleasure to meet and host you guys, can't wait to welcome you back soon.

Brackenfell, South Africa
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We booked online, didn't exactly knew what to expect, were so surprised. Froggy Pond is the cutest cottage ever, with everything you need. Were a bit sceptic with outside shower, but it's totally private, loved it. Cannot wait to go back!

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Danie J, Owner at Forest Edge Nature-lovers' Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks for the great Review Helma, and for sharing your experience, it was an absolute pleasure to host you guys here at Forest Edge, you are always welcome, till we meet again.

Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Forest edge Is one of the most amazing places I've ever stayed in. The cabins are simply gorgeous. The grounds are beautiful ,clean and we'll kept. The staff and owner are such fantastic people. We got greeted with a smile and they made us feel very welcome. They have a 3 star rating but I personally feel that they should...

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Danie J, Owner at Forest Edge Nature-lovers' Retreat, responded to this review

Hi Tracy, thanks for the kind words, it's people like you that makes what we do matter 😊 I'll share your review with all the staff as well. Till we meet again.

HERMANUS
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Just 25 minutes from the usual tourist route along the N2 and you arrive at Forest Edge with its lovely chalets and beautiful gardens. Knysna Forest is only a few minutes away, we did the Circles in a Forest Walk where all we heard was birdsong. A perfect place to relax and re-charge.

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Thanks for the kind words Ruth, it was great to host you guys at Forest Edge, travel safe till we meet again!

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I really enjoyed Forest Edge as it was a great alternative to the conventional lodging in Knysna. I honestly felt like I was in a different time. Peaceful. Quiet. Away from it all. Also great cycles and walks in the national park next door

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Hi Enzo, thank you very much for visiting us and for the great review, it is much appreciated. Next time bring the whole family 😀

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We had a wonderful time at Forest Edge. The cottage was lovely with all the facilities needed to make your stay as comfortable as possible. We enjoyed walking the different trails on offer, getting back to nature was the perfect way to unwind from the stress! All in all a great place to get away for a weekend. Will be...

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It was GREAT to host you guys at Forest Edge, we are glad you enjoyed your stay & we hope to welcome you back to our magical forest retreat in the near future.

Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We spent 4 nights at Fairy Den cottage and it was excellent (and too short!). The setting, the birds, the forest, the accommodation and Management all contributed to a wonderful place to stay. We will certainly be going back.

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Danie J, Owner at Forest Edge Nature-lovers' Retreat, responded to this review

Hi Levina, we are so chuffed to have been able to add to your amazing roadtrip. Thanks for entrusting us with your preciuos memories and we look forward to your next visit.

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Amenities

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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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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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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: ₹ 4,590 - ₹ 8,049 (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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