WHY CHOOSE FOREST EDGE NATURE LOVER’S RETREAT WHEN VISITING THE GARDEN ROUTE?
Forest Edge Nature Lover’s Retreat offers an all-around true Garden Route experience. The Rheenendal area is rich with history and gives you a true sense of what it was like to live here all those years ago, as the Woodcutters did.
The roads are still mainly sand roads, with rich local vegetation and green farmlands. There are many historical sites to be visited in the area, like the Wood Cutter Trail where you can read about the woodcutters, and the history and enjoy a hike or walk.
You are 23 km away from the main towns so you can get the break from the hustle and bustle you deserve.
You don’t even need to leave the gate if you are just looking for a place to unwind or relax.
- We offer meals (pre COVID) on our lookout deck by pre-booking,
- A Hammock is available at your cottage where you can lay and read or gaze into the woods.
- A beautiful garden to walk around, surrounded by the Knysna woods with ponds.
- A meditation corner for those who want to practice mindfulness.
- A cozy fireplace for the winter.
If you would like to venture out or need supplies you don’t have to go further than 10kms to get to our local farmers market that stock all basic supplies the Portland Mini Market or Totties Restaurant if your looking for a delicious home-cooked meal there is also loads of fun to be had by the kids with their model train track and play area.
Our gate is only a few meters from the Drupkelders hiking trail, a very special trail that is preserved by SANPARKS and only allows a couple of people per day.
There are loads of Mountain Biking trails and hiking trails all in a radius of 5km from our establishment, as mentioned in the previous blog.
If you are looking for a breakaway in nature where you can unwind and forget the world, social media and lose yourself for a while, Forest Edge Nature Lover’s retreat is undoubtedly the most special place to visit when coming to the Garden Route. These are just a couple of reasons why you should choose Forest Edge Nature Lover’s Retreat when visiting the Garden Route.
See you soon, we look forward to welcoming you.