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Forest Edge Nature-lovers' Retreat

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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 also offer a traditional Breakfast and Dinner Buffet on our picturesque Lily Pond Deck. 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!
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We stayed for 5 nights and had an amazing stay. The unit was exceptionally well equipped and comfortable. In the evening we light the fire pit and had a few beers whilst getting serenaded by the frogs in the lily pond. An amazing place with interesting history. I would highly
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Response from DanieJ41, Owner at Forest Edge Nature-lovers' Retreat
Responded yesterday
Thank You Andrew for entrusting us with your precious holiday memories. We are super excited that you had such a good time with us in nature and we can’t wait to welcome you guys back.
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I'll keep going back to Forest Edge for the peace, quiet, and natural environment. The staff were very helpful with needs and reminded us of exclusive activities and places to visit. The cottages were very stylish, comfortable and equipped with everything we needed and more!
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Response from DanieJ41, Owner at Forest Edge Nature-lovers' Retreat
Responded yesterday
Thank You Jane - it was our pleasure to host you guys here at our magical forest retreat and we can’t wait to welcome you back.
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Forest Edge is an absolute gem, and our expectations were far surpassed by the property's incredible location, its cleanliness and comfort, and the impeccable management. We are planning our return trip!
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Response from DanieJ41, Owner at Forest Edge Nature-lovers' Retreat
Responded yesterday
Thank You Sarah - your support is much appreciated - we are SO happy that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us & we can’t wait to welcome you back to our magical forest retreat.
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Me and my friends spend two nights at Forest Edge, it was way more than what we expected, the owner Dannie and his wife Amanda made South African BBQ ( Braai) the first night on the deck , and his colleagues made breakfast for us in the morning. the bacon was fantastic. Apart
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Response from DanieJvanVuuren, Owner at Forest Edge Nature-lovers' Retreat
Responded 22 Nov 2018
Thank You Korshad, it was our pleasure to host & spoil you guys at our magical forest retreat. We can’t for you to bring many more groups to Forest Edge 😁
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Second time at Forest Edge- want to make this a yearly breakaway! In the heart of nature but with creature comforts included. Houses are so well equipped and hosts are super friendly and welcoming. Crack open one of the great books in the cottage’s selection and lie in the
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Response from DanieJvanVuuren, Owner at Forest Edge Nature-lovers' Retreat
Responded 13 Nov 2018
Thank You for your continued support Michelle & for bringing your entire family with - we loved having you guys at Forest Edge and we can’t wait to welcome you back. Danie & the rest of the team.
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Fully Equipped Kitchen with all the amenities you would need for Self Catering
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View of Indigenous Knysna Forest from your cottage.
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View of Front of Cottage - truly an authentic Knysna Forest experience
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Why are you NOT pet-friendly?
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 risk them being harassed by pets, doing what comes naturally to them. We promise Peace, Tranquility and Romance in Nature and we must protect this at all cost.
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"If you need a retreat - this is the place for you. They even have a meditation corner on site."
"All unique and lovely"
"The Firefly unit was perfect. Nice and private."
"Wonderful attention to detail, well serviced and maintained"
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PRICE RANGE
US$64 - US$121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaWestern CapeKnysna
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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