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Forest Edge Nature-lovers' Retreat

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The beautiful, well kept Forest Edge premises served as the backdrop for our romantic forest elopement and celebrations thereafter. Thank you so much Forest Edge team for being helpful and kind. You treated us like family, we had a wonderful stay filled with memories. The cabins are stocked with little creature comforts including a fireplace, plenty of books and blankets...

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

Thanks for the kind words Cobus and more importantly, thanks for entrusting us with your precious memories. We're so happy that you had a blessed ceremony and we wish you 2 all the best for the future. Till we meet again for your anniversaries :) Danie & the rest of the Forest Edge Team

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting Forest Edge for the first time, was an experience of a lifetime, to the extent that I have returned to Forest Edge three more times, and on each visit, that "Forest Edge Bug" bites a bit harder, its like celebrating a Birthday,,,,, Many happy returns,,,,, I recommend this facility to anyone who is seeking peace, tranquility, absolute care and...

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

Thanks for the kind words Peter, it makes us SO happy that Forest Edge continue to Suprise & Delight you :) All the best, till we meet again. Danie & the rest of the Forest Edge Team.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have recently visited Forest Edge cottages and are satisfied with the stay. We stayed in Foxglove cottage, it was cozy and very neat & tidy. It was our first trip away since we had our baby 6 months ago and we really enjoyed the peaceful setting. The self-catering cottage was equipped with everything we needed. The staff is pleasant...

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

Thanks for taking the time to write a review about your stay at Forest Edge Jorika. We're so happy that you enjoyed it and we hope to welcome you guys back in the near future. All the best, Danie & the rest of the Team.

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful self catering cottage on the edge of the Knysna forest. Lots of peace and quiet and some beautiful forest walks for the more energetic. Cottage is well equiped for all your needs away from home.

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

Thanks for the kind words Stuart and for your support. We hope to welcome you guys back to our magical forest retreat in the near future. All the best, Danie & the Forest Edge Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful place to stay. More luxurios than most places. Kitchen a bit on the small size, but the rest compensated more than enough. I can recommend Forest Edge to every one who loves to be at a quite and tranguil place and stay in luxury.

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

Thanks for visiting us Tierck, it was great to host you guys and we're very happy that you had a good time at Forest Edge. All the best, till we meet again. Danie & the Forest Edge Team

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We, a family of three, spent four nights here last week. It was such a wonderful time. It has five or six cottages, all reasonably far apart, so they feel very private. And they are lovely. Gorgeous raised stoeps (with a hammock!) , wonderful outdoor showers. The cottages have everything you would need, they really do. The place just has...

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

Wow Steve, thank you SO much for the comprehensive and very informative review, it is much appreciated. We are so happy that you guys had such a good time here at Forest Edge. We can't wait to welcome you back. All the best, Danie & the rest of the team

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a short but very pleasant break away at Forest Edge. The property is clean, neat and tidy. The gardens are stunning, and makes for enjoyable short walks. We loved star gazing, and the last evening was perfect for that. We will visit again, for sure.

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

Thanks for the kind words Bev. We're glad you enjoyed it & hope to welcome you guys back to our magical forest retreat in the near future. All the best, Danie & the rest of the team.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our stay at was absolutely wonderful. Very nice to break away from the busy city life and enjoy the sounds of the nature, especially at night. Many nice things to do and is also nearby some is you can go by foot no need to drive far. The best for me was the walk to Drupkelders, where there are to...

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

Thanks for the kind words Hanre, we're super chuffed that you guys had such a great time at Forest Edge. Can't wait to welcome you guys back. All the best, Danie & the Forest Edge Team

Swellendam, South Africa
Reviewed 24 April 2017

It is the most amazing place the staff is always there for a helping hand or if you need info the cottages is a home away from home with everything you need and more if you want peace and quiet this is the go to place

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

Thanks for the kind words Jacobus, it is much appreciated. We look forward to welcome you back to our magical forest retreat. All the best till we meet again. Danie & the Forest Edge Team.

Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Our weekend at Forest Edge was gloriously relaxing. It met every expectation. The cottage was clean and our bed was very comfy with lovely crispy, white bedding. The cottage also had novels to read, playing cards and an adult colouring-in book. The outside shower is a lovely touch and having morning coffee on the veranda in the hammock, while listening...

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

Thank you very much for your kind words Cecile, we are so happy that you enjoyed all our facilities to the full, that makes us smile from ear to ear :) You are most welcome back. Till we meet again.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Multilingual Staff
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 Comprehensive Satellite DSTV and have a Queen instead of a Double bed in the main bedroom. We offer in-cottage Continental Breakfast and 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: RM315 - RM487 (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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