We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
03/12/2017 04/12/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Forest Edge Nature-lovers' Retreat

    Farm 118 | Edge of Indigenous Forest, Garden Route, Knysna 6576, South Africa
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    03/12/2017 04/12/2017
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    Traveller (261)
    Room & Suite (67)
    Dining (14)
    Villa Afrikana Guest Suites
    765 reviews
    #1 of 30 hotels in Knysna
    14.4 km
     
    The Plettenberg Hotel
    575 reviews
    #2 of 13 hotels in Plettenberg Bay
    42.7 km
     
    Conrad Pezula
    842 reviews
    #4 of 30 hotels in Knysna
    20.9 km
     
    Views Boutique Hotel & Spa
    374 reviews
    #2 of 5 hotels in Wilderness
    31.0 km
     
    Overview
    • Excellent91%
    • Very good7%
    • Average1%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “the cottages” (61 reviews)
    “outdoor shower” (23 reviews)
    “froggy pond” (17 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Kitchenette
    Multilingual Staff
    Pets Allowed
    Conference Facilities
    Air Conditioning
    3.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
    Rooms
    3 Dec4 Dec
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 0 partner sites to see rooms from .
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Knysna hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "219180c49e474023b194d0b5132ab3cb", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1068629,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":3,"month":12,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":4,"month":12,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"219180c49e474023b194d0b5132ab3cb","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":0,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":-1,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Forest Edge Nature-lovers' Retreat","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjIxOTE4MGM0OWU0NzQwMjNiMTk0ZDBiNTEzMmFiM2NiIiwiQUlLIjoiNzhkM2Y5ZTdjY2JjNGUwYjljN2ZhMGFhYzc2MGNjNzQifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": false, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "03/12/2017", "checkOut": "04/12/2017", "lowestPrice": null, "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[]},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (492)
    There are newer reviews for Forest Edge Nature-lovers' Retreat
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    191 - 195 of 490 reviews

    Reviewed 25 February 2014

    Most pleasant and refreshing trip in a long time. All was perfect even the weather. I wish we could've stayed longer. And so close to everything. Distance was not a problem. Service was great, accommodation well looked after. The walks in the forest and surroundings...More

    1  Thank Keith G
    Reviewed 24 February 2014

    This is an enchanting place, ensuring a restful, relaxing and thoroughly enjoyable stay. Wonderful forest walks nearby and lots of interesting places to visit in the vicinity. Ronel is a warm ,friendly owner who makes you feel especially welcome. We could easily have stayed for...More

    2  Thank John B
    Reviewed 19 February 2014

    Fantastic service by Ronel & staff, so friendly & welcoming. Girls loved the jungle gym & feeding donkeys. Rock pools also a hit, although a bit of a drive. Drupkelders walk - lovely. Peaceful & quiet

    Thank Sherrysecker
    Reviewed 18 February 2014

    We attended the Oakhill Waterpolo tournament the from 13 to 16 February 2014 and chose to stay at Forest Edge. The website provided all the detail and made it easy to make our booking. We were pleasantly surprised by the beautiful accommodation that we chose....More

    Thank Wandi B
    Reviewed 18 February 2014

    We stayed three night in Fairy Den, one of the self-contained cottages at forest edge. It was lovely. The cottage was clean and cosy, the kitchen well-equipped, and the veranda and private garden next to the forest were so nice to relax. The braai in...More

    1  Thank Guus en Juriaan L
    Villa Afrikana Guest Suites
    765 reviews
    #1 of 30 hotels in Knysna
    14.4 km
     
    The Plettenberg Hotel
    575 reviews
    #2 of 13 hotels in Plettenberg Bay
    42.7 km
     
    Conrad Pezula
    842 reviews
    #4 of 30 hotels in Knysna
    20.9 km
     
    Views Boutique Hotel & Spa
    374 reviews
    #2 of 5 hotels in Wilderness
    31.0 km
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free Internet
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$64 - US$111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Travelocity, Priceline, Booking.com, Expedia and Orbitz so you can book your Forest Edge Nature-lovers' Retreat reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Western Cape >
    • Knysna
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (261)
    Room & Suite (67)
    Dining (14)
    Pool & Beach (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (183)
    Bathroom (14)
    Family and Play Areas (13)
    Nearby
    Nearby Restaurants
    VegTable
    61 reviews
    8.19 km away
    Riverdeck Restaurant
    24 reviews
    11.76 km away
    Pembreys
    399 reviews
    13.06 km away
    Tottie's Farm Kitchen
    212 reviews
    2.52 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Featherbed Nature Reserve
    940 reviews
    15.38 km away
    Shuttle Travel and Events
    14 reviews
    15.17 km away
    Sedgefield Tourist Information Centre
    8 reviews
    15.05 km away
    Margaret's Viewpoint
    83 reviews
    14.56 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Danie J
    15 October 2017|
    Answer
    Response from Danie J | Property representative |
    Forest Edge is a Nature Retreat with an abundance of visiting wild - and bird life. Pets are animals with natural instincts to chase & hunt. We have bunnies, donkeys, buck, loeries, ducks, etc on the retreat and we cannot... More
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "The Luxury Units has an inside and outside shower plus free Wi-Fi"
    Read review
    "So comfortable and well appointed...suitable for all ages."
    Read review
    "There is little difference between the luxury and standard cottages. Both offer excellent accommodation - you..."
    Read review
    "FireFly cottage is very private and right at the edge of the forest."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing