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    Forest Edge Nature-lovers' Retreat

    Farm 118 | Edge of Indigenous Forest, Garden Route, Knysna 6576, South Africa
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    Reviewed 14 January 2014

    We had a week of experiencing paradise! Forest Edge is exactly what the name says. On the edge of a forest. Bird life, fresh air, two lovely donkeys, a play ground for our little one year old grandson, a lovely patio with a hammock! And...More

    Thank AnnalieNel
    Reviewed 10 January 2014

    We stayed at Forest Edge (Froggy Pond) in Decemeber 2013. Communication with our host Ronel was clear and quick from the start, and there were no surprises that awaited us. Ronel is an exceptional host, checking in regularly, but also giving us space to enjoy...More

    Thank N_CB218
    Reviewed 7 January 2014

    What a wonderful, tranquil setting to rest and rejuvenate and get away from busy city life! Great honeymoon destination! The cleanliness was impressive. Its private and comfortable with lovely views of the forest. The fire flies adds to the romantic setting at night. A lovely...More

    1  Thank Bernadette B
    Reviewed 7 January 2014

    With the calming effect of Nature surrounding us, we could do no other than just relax and let the closeness of the forest and the exceptional hospitality of our host sooth the tattered nerves so common with us city dwellers, running the daily rat race....More

    1  Thank Francois d
    Reviewed 7 January 2014

    We stayed over new years at Forest edge and we loved staying close to the forest. Forest edge is environmental friendly, great for families. We stayed at Froggy Pond and stayed pup at night to listen to the frogs, my kids also loved the 2...More

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