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St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 May 2013

The owner was very polite and gave us some free extras on arrival due to difficulties whilst paying (on our end, not Forest Edge's fault). The setting is very picturesque, but still very safe, and perfect for those who love walking and wildlife. If you want a luxury 5 star hotel then this is not for you, but if you...

Thank Jordan186306
Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 19 April 2013

We toured the garden route for our honemoon, out of the five places we stayed forest edge was by far our favourite. The staff was very friendly and the feel of the cottages is so cosy and romantic. I will definitely return to Forest edge.

Thank Nadia v
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 17 April 2013

We stayed there for 2 Nights and thought it was absolutely amazing! You feel like you're far away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Friendly staff and animals. The cottage has everything one needs including DVDs you can watch on a cold evening. Definately one of the better places we've ever been. Algie & Rowena Jooste

Thank Algie J
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 15 April 2013

we had a great 3 day stay at this establishment. very comfy little cottages with all the amenities we needed. great for the kids with safe grounds and jungle gym etc. and 2 donkeys to visit. walks in the indigenous forest are magical. 5 cottages makes it a good place to be with friends/family.

Thank Sandy A
Reviewed 14 April 2013

A little piece of heaven...very friendly landlady, nice and cozy cottage, quiteness filled with the sound of nature. My first forest experience was pure bliss. Beautiful surroundings, close to Knysna. Spiritually renewing experience. My only sad time when was we had to leave. I am looking forward to my next visit. Thanks Ronel! Your resort put back the sparkle in...

Thank Analine F
Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Peace, Tranquility, Birds and the smell of the Forest sums it all up. Recharge, Relax and Rejuvenate ! Beautifully appointed cottages, private and yet part of the forest around you . Wake up with birds singing and the fresh smell of the forest around you ! Take a hike in the nearby Indigenous Forest, or a mountain bike trip !...

Thank SamBotha
Hartenbos, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 31 March 2013

Having travelled extensively in South Africa looking for a real gem for a quick breakaway close enough to our hometown of Hartenbos, South Africa, friends suggested Forest Edge in the late 90's.There-after we have visited it a couple of times and had a great time. However on our latest visit we were amazed and pleasantly surprised with the upgrades and...

Thank RinaBarnard
Stellenbosch, South Africa
Reviewed 31 March 2013

It is rare to find a place where the owner is so personally involved and passionate about their business. When you arrive you feel like a old friend coming for a visit and all the little touches make the cottage feel like a home. Things like a comprehensive set of information brochures, clear and detailed information on what to do...

Thank andredavis
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 27 March 2013

We do not have enough words to describe our amazing stay at Forest Edge!!!! This was the last stretch of our honeymoon and we could not have ended it off at a more amazing place. Ronel takes care of every need - we were spoiled with champagne, chocolates and a basket with goodies. The cottage was beautiful - we loved...

Thank Melissa O
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 27 March 2013

Forest Edge is awesome in any way. A perfect place to take a break from your every day's life. Very friendly people, very friendly pets and farm animals all around, wildlife to watch from your stoep, clean cottages with excellent beds, everything well planned and prepared even in details. An eco-friendly piece of paradise in the Knysna forest - this...

Thank AnkevanWyk

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  • 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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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
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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: ₹ 5,063 - ₹ 6,846 (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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