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Forest Edge Nature-lovers' Retreat

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28 Jan29 Jan
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a great place for relaxation and pressing the internal “reset” button! Forest Edge Nature-lovers' Retreat provides a good base to explore the many natural attractions and activities Knysna has to offer as well as great restaurants within a short drive. Great attention to...More

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Response from Danie J, Owner at Forest Edge Nature-lovers' RetreatResponded yesterday

It was our pleasure to host you guys here at Forest Edge. We can’t wait to welcome you back for some more rest and recuperation.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I don’t often write reviews...but when I experience something exceptional, I feel compelled to. From the moment we first contacted Forest Edge, the customer service we received was fantastic. The owner and management could not do enough for us. They bent over backwards to make...More

Thank MKGL
Response from Danie J, Owner at Forest Edge Nature-lovers' RetreatResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for the kind words Keren. All the best to you guys. Till we meet again.

Reviewed 6 days ago

A wonderfully situated accommodation with every little detail thought of and well described, right on the edge of jaw-droopingly beautiful indigenous forests. The grounds (garden) are wonderfully kept. The outside shower is a thing of sheer beauty: the nicest showers I've had in all my...More

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Response from Danie J, Owner at Forest Edge Nature-lovers' RetreatResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for trusting us with your precious holiday memories Chris. We’re so happy that you guys had a great time here with us at Forest Edge.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Forest Edge for the second time. This time we planned better and were able to spend a whole week. The elusive Knysna Loerie visited daily and it was a delight to see it for the first time. Forest Edge is perfectly situated for...More

Thank Ansie O
Response from Danie J, Owner at Forest Edge Nature-lovers' RetreatResponded 2 days ago

Dear Oppies & Ansie, it was such a pleasure to host you guys at Forest Edge. We can’t wait to welcome you back in the near future. All the best for 2018.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Forest Edge offers beautifully appointed self catering cottages on the edge of the Knysna forest. We were looking for a peaceful spot where we could enjoy nature walks and some time away from the bustle of life. It is a stunning spot where hosts Danie...More

Thank ginawoodburn
Response from Danie J, Owner at Forest Edge Nature-lovers' RetreatResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for selecting us for your nature break Gina, we really appreciate it & it was our pleasure to host you guys. We can’t wait to welcome you back to our magical forest retreat.

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Free Parking
Free Internet
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Free Parking
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Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
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Refrigerator in room
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US$76 - US$140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$76 - US$140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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15 October 2017|
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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
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