Knysna Accommodation in Forest Cottages on the Garden Route

``a hidden gem in the middle of the Garden Route``

Self Catering Knysna Accommodation Cottages, Edge of Knysna Forest, Garden Route
Multi-award-winning, affordable, private Knysna Accommodation in the middle of the Garden Route, with self-catering cottages on the edge of the ancient Knysna forests beckons…
Whether active on a stunning forest walking or biking trail, having a picnic next to a secluded forest stream, swimming in magnificent rock pools, or simply lazing in a hammock by your fully equipped Knysna Accommodation cottage,

BREAKING NEWS: We now also serve traditional Breakfast on our new picturesque Lily Pond Deck!

5 Award-winning Knysna Self Catering Accommodation Cottages to choose from:

knysna garden route self catering cottage with outdoor fireplace

2 Standard Cottages – from R 490 / person / night

ALL THE COTTAGES are FULLY equipped (you just bring clothes, drinks and food – or join us for breakfast on our Lily Pond Deck, or order a braai pack) and they all offer 2 bedrooms, indoor bath, hot water outdoor shower, fully equipped kitchen, open-plan lounge/dining area with TV, DVD & fireplace, braai and more. The cottage size and floorplan is identical in ALL cottages.

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knysna garden route accommodation - luxury self catering cottages

3 Luxury Cottages – from R 600 / person / night

Our Luxury cottages, offers everything the award-winning Standard cottages do PLUS Comprehensive DSTV, free WiFi, high quality queen sized bed, weber-style kettle braai in addition to the open braai, and fancy finery. FroggyPond & FieldMouse are the only two cottages with both an outside and inside shower.

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Knysna Family Friendly Accommodation - Knysna Forest Bushbuck visiting kids in the outdoor play area
Ideal facilities and surroundings for an unforgettable Family Holiday. From the jungle gym, splash pool, donkeys, visiting bushbuck to family-friendly forest trails, rock pools, beaches and much more. Healthy family friendly vacation havens should allow kids to explore and play freely, soaking up the freedom of nature, leaving parents to laze in the hammock or enjoy a well-deserved drink next to your forest facing braai.


Knysna Forest Picnic - Unbeatable privacy for your honeymoon or romantic getaway
Tranquil, private and cozy Knysna Accommodation self catering cottages offer a luxurious, unforgettable hide-away for your honeymoon or romantic getaway with unbeatable privacy and comfort to make memories that last a lifetime. Explore the myriad of attractions, bird-watch from your veranda, have sundowners with the fireflies or snuggle up next to your fireplace. The picturesque Lily Pond Deck is ideal for a romantic breakfast or dinner. View our Honeymoon Packages and Romantic Getaway Specials.


knysna mountain-biking, mountain bike trails
Forest Edge is blessed with abundant wild and bird life, surrounded by world-famous Garden Route forest and coastal hikes, mountain-biking and more. Enjoy an emerald day on Forest walks, secluded picnics or Mountain Biking Trails, swim or canoe in a nearby river or at the gorgeous, safe beaches, then return to your Knysna Accommodation home away from home.


Intimate Knysna wedding venue, function venue, group retreat, group functions and celebrations
Set in nature, Forest Edge Retreat Wedding & Function Venue, with its picturesque Lily Pond Deck and amazing gardens, is the perfect address for an intimate wedding, vow renewal, birthday celebration, function, retreat or team building event. Forest Edge specializes in creating one-of-a-kind functions and celebrations.

What our Guests Love Most about Forest Edge:

A unique Knysna forest experience (62 Reviews)

Knysna Forest River, romantic honeymoon nature lover retreat
Forest Edge Retreat is the perfect hide-away for romantics, honeymooners, families and nature-lovers. It is a wonderful base from where to explore Knysna and the Garden Route before returning back to refresh and relax in nature.

Well appointed cottages (39 Reviews)

Knysna Garden Route Self Catering Cottages, Fully Equipped
The clean and cozy cottages are equipped with everything one would need for a perfect holiday. The victorian bath, romantic fireplace, hot outdoor showers and patio with braai make this a truly special place.

Very tranquil and private (54 Reviews)

knysna forest accommodation - self catering cottage with view over lilly pond.
Well-kept premises, secluded hide-outs, lovely small ponds, beautifully manicured gardens, the peaceful meditation centre, swimming pool, a fireplace, the sweet two donkeys and an abundance of wildlife (buck, loeries, fireflies, etc) offer plenty of relaxing options.

Truly amazing hospitality (29 Reviews)

forest edge retreat, award winning accommodation, amazing hospitality, friendly staff
Forest Edge Retreat has won 10 National and International Awards in 9 years! We truly go the extra mile for our guests and they recognize us for this excellence.

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