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Knysna Cottage Braai
KNYSNA FOREST SELF CATERING COTTAGES

Award-winning Cottages on the Edge of the Knysna Forest

Garden Route Self Catering Accommodation

ALL our multi-award-winning, affordable and private self-catering cottages are FULLY equipped (you bring clothes, drinks and food – or join us for Breakfast / Dinner on our picturesque Lily Pond Deck or order braai packs in advance).

Relax in Hammock

Standard Cottages

Fully Equipped Woodcutter Cottage accommodation in the Knysna Forest, on the Garden Route, for an unforgettable Self Catering holiday in a beautiful setting.

All the cottages have the same floorplan, are impeccably maintained and the furnishings and equipment in the cottages are of a high standard and quality.

Standard Cottages does not have the added “technology extras” like WiFi, DSTV, etc, but it still offers a neat and comfortable escape to nature.

Fieldmouse cottage - main bedroom with a queen bed, electric blanket, antique wardrobe and view of forest

Luxury Cottages

A Garden Route, Knysna Forest Nature Escape with added luxuries.

A Luxury Cottage has everything the award-winning Standard Cottage has, plus some extra luxuries like Wifi, DSTV, En-suite Shower (FieldMouse & FroggyPond), Closed Fireplace, etc.

Our guests LOVE these cottages because: “they really thought about everything, there’s nothing extra you need and everything is in a great condition”

In the Standard Cottages, you will find…

  • Bedrooms: Main bedroom with a cozy double bed, hair dryer, second bedroom with two single beds, heaters in both rooms, electric blankets on all the beds. All linen are provided.
  • Bathroom: Victorian bath, separate toilet, towels and amenities, secluded hot-water outdoor shower.
  • Kitchen: Fully equipped kitchen with stove, fridge, microwave, crockery, cutlery and braai utensils.
  • Living Room: Fireplace, ceiling fan, TV and DVD player, library of books, alarm, iron & iron board.
  • Private Patio: Outdoor Braai, patio & garden furniture and our popular hammocks.

Optional extras:

  • Daily servicing
  • Buffet Breakfast & Dinner on Lily Pond Deck
  • Braai Packs (uncooked)
  • Braai & Fireplace Wood

In the Luxury Cottages, you will find…

  • Bedrooms: Main bedroom with a cozy queen bed, hair dryer, en-suite shower in FroggyPond & FieldMouse second bedroom with two single beds, heaters in both rooms, electric blankets on all the beds. All linen are provided.
  • Bathroom: Victorian bath, separate toilet, towels and amenities, secluded hot-water outdoor shower.
  • Kitchen: Fully equipped kitchen with stove, fridge, microwave, crockery, cutlery and braai utensils.
  • Living Room: Closed Fireplace, ceiling fan, TV, DSTV, Wifi and DVD player, library of books, alarm, iron & iron board.
  • Private Patio: Outdoor Braai, patio & garden furniture, patio Weber Braai and our popular hammocks.

Optional extras:

  • Daily servicing
  • Buffet Breakfast & Dinner on Lily Pond Deck
  • Braai Packs (uncooked)
  • Braai & Fireplace Wood

Included in Rates

  • Quality Bed linen
  • Bath towels
  • Cottages are fully equipped for self-catering – everything you need to store / cook your food, plus eco-friendly basics like dish-washing liquid, loo paper, rubbish bags, air freshener, soap & shampoo.

Excluded from these rates, bring your own

  • Swimming towels – please bring your own.
  • Food & Drink – please bring your own food and drink (coffee, tea, sugar, drinking water – we only have rain water), condiments of your choice. No shop/restaurant on site but there is a country store and restaurant about 5 minutes from us (open business hours). You can pre-order buffet breakfast or dinner on the Lily Pond Deck or braai packs to prepare yourself, etc
  • Firelighters (e.g. Blitz) – bring your own. we offer a grid & tongs at each cottage; firewood for sale

Additional Costs, only if you choose it

Fire Wood
R30 per bag through our pre-order system only, subject to availability.

Meals
Buffet Breakfast & Dinner, braai packs etc; cost depends on menu selection.

Cleaning Services
R100 per day (except Sundays & Public Holidays) – arrange day before.

Wifi in Standard Cottages
R50 per night, to be added on for all remaining nights of stay. Subject to availability and Lite use only.

Breakages / Rules
We will unfortunately recover any damages incurred due to any destructive behavior from guests.

See our Terms & Conditions for full information as any booking is strictly subject to it.

CHECK-IN: 15:00 - 20:00
CHECK-OUT: 08:30-10:00

Minimum Stays:

2 nights, except:
4 nights in Dec/Jan Peak: 07 Dec – 09 Jan
3 nights in School Holidays, and Long Weekends taken as a whole:
2017 Long weekends: 3 nights 14-17Apr,
4 nights 17-21Mar, 27Apr-01May

Deposit payments:

50% due within 24 hours of formally booking.
Balance due 10 days prior to arrival (i.e. 100% on last-minute bookings).
Cancellation: >10 days before arrival forfeits the deposit
Cancellation: <10 days before arrival forfeits full booking amount
See our Payment methods here.

Garden Route Self-catering Cottages

Special Offers

Special Offers, Discount Packages, meals & optional extras (select during booking)

These budget options and add-on packaged items offer the very best possible value for money.
Please note that these packages are only available outside of school holidays & long weekends:

There are also these options available, at all times:

Forest Edge nature retreat sunset view, beautiful sunset view, Knyna cottage view at sunet.
Beautiful mountain biking trails, relaxing at Forest Edge nature retreat cottages
Family friendly outdoor nature setting.