Knysna Accommodation Forest Edge

Forest Edge Knysna Accommodation

About Forest Edge Knysna Accommodation

Forest Edge

Affordable and multi-award-winning self-catering cottages. Experience TRANQUILITY, PRIVACY & ROMANCE. Break away to this nature-lovers' retreat on the edge of the Knysna Forest, rich in exotic story, offering stunning forest walks, secluded cola-coloured rock pools, mountain biking trails and gorgeous picnic spots. Sway away your cares in a hammock, have sundowners with the fireflies or cosy up to your fireplace.

Forest Edge Knysna offers reasonably priced 2-bedroom self-catering cottage holiday accommodation

and won no less than 7 National and International Awards over the past 6 years! The 5 separate 2-bedroomed cottages nestle against the Indigenous Knysna Forest, Garden Route, Western Cape: an authentic self-catering vacation haven for nature-loving families, stressed-out city-dwellers, adventurers, mountainbikers & honeymooners. Self-cater, eat in or visit the great, affordable nearby country restaurants.

After an emerald day on Forest walks, picnics or mountainbiking trail adventures, the beach or the myriad attractions in and around town (20min away), rejuvenate in a victorian bath or refresh in your outdoor shower overlooking the forest. Mellow to birdwatching on the chalet veranda or laze in your secluded hammock. Light a braai (barbeque) under the stars; or cuddle up with a book or dvd in front of the fireplace. Flitting fireflies and evocative nightjars add to the enchantment.

Directions to Forest Edge Knysna Accommodation

From the N2 (16km from Sedgefield and 1.5km from Knysna lagoon bridge):

  • Turn north onto the Rheenendal road and follow for 11.5km.
  • Just past the Rheenendal Petrol Station and Totties Eatery, turn right at the Bibby's Hoek sign.
  • It becomes a dirt road (quite passible even by small cars) - follow it for 2.3km.
  • Turn left at the intersection (Stop sign) and continue for 1.4km; slow down to enjoy the interesting homes, famous people or animals you may encounter along our forest road.
  • Forest Edge is the last property on this road: tranquility at its best!

From Port Elizabeth to Knysna

(About 270km or 3 hours' drive), the most often used route is on the N2. Rough directions on how to get from Port Elizabeth to Knysna:

  • Travel on the N2 (along the Tsitsikamma Mountains) via Humansdorp and the Stormsriver bridge
  • Stay on the N2 via Plettenburg Bay (past Robberg) to Knysna
  • Follow the map above to Forest Edge

From Cape Town to Knysna

(About 490km or 5-5.5 hours' drive), the most often used route is via the N2 from Cape Town through George. There is an alternate, scenic mountain route called the Route62, which will take longer but is special even for the most well-travelled. Check road conditions with AA Travel though as mountain passes may be closed due to rock falls or flooding. Rough directions on how to get from Cape Town to Knysna:

  • From Cape Town take the N2 via Somerset West, Caledon and Swellendam
  • Stay on the N2 via Albertinia, Mossel Bay and George
  • Stay on the N2 via Wilderness and Sedgefield
  • Follow the map above to Forest Edge

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Farm 118, Rheenendal, Knysna, 5476

Accommodation Types

  • Self Catering

Please note:
Rates may vary and reduced rates may apply to additional persons. All rates are indicative only, may be seasonal and are subject to change without notice.


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