Forest Edge - Nature-lovers' Retreat

Luxury Cottages, Edge of the Knysna Forest, Garden Route
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*** Here follows most recent feedback (past two years or so) Sourced from written guestbook  and/or official electronic feedback forms completed for AA Travel. You can also see the older guest feedback HERE. We also occasionally receive less glowing letters (luckily they do date back to 2010... :)
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"Epitome of romance! The best place for a romantic weekend away!" - Lara Zeelie, Port Elizabeth, May 2017

Very well managed and stay was excelent." -
Gert Strydom, Jeffreysbaai, May 2017

We had a wonderful honeymoon here at forest edge. We felt very special and spoiled. The mtb trails are awesome and very close. We will be back next year :)" - Carrie-lee v Rensburg, Cape Town, May 2017

"Very tranquil and intimate setting. All very tidy. Everything provided for. Highly recommended. Will return!" - Ilna Roux, Port Elizabeth, May 2017

Lovley experience. Cottage was very clean and staff very helpful and friendly. Enjoyed the peacefulness. Will definately come back!" -
Jorika Brink, Knysna, May 2017

Beautiful well maintained accommodation. A very peaceful relaxing stay on the edge of the forest with lots of silence and birdsong. Will definetly recommend to family and friend." - Stuart Knight, Cape Town, May 2017

Beautiful and very peaceful. Can definitely recommend it to others." - Guillaume Martins, Florida Glen , May 2017

"Forest edge is a little gem of a spot with an amazing selection of things to do & very comfortable cabins." - Rebecca Kooiker, Johannesburg, May 2017

"Thank you for an incredible time, it is soo beautiful here. We enjoyed our week very much and will definitely return many times more. Thank you for making our honeymoon SO special." - The Ball's, Durbanville, May 2017

"Excellent stay, enjoyed every minute. Loved the attention to detail and every need is catered for. " - Elisabet Nel, Cape Town, May 2017

"it was wonderfully quiet and so unbelievably beautiful. Thank you for the great hospitilty." - Astrid Koch, Cape Town, May 2017

"You can experience a little heaven on earth. Enjoy simplicity with luxury." - Elizabeth Heldsinger, Kosmosdal , May 2017

"Our time at Forest Edge was amazing. It was peacefull and tranquil just how we would have wanted it to be." - Hanre Marais, Bellville, May 2017

Wonderful spot to relax. Heavenly" -
Steve Connolly, Cape Town May 2017

"Thank you for the wonderful stay and most nicest welcome. We really enjoyed our time out away from the busy lives we have in PE. We will be back with our daughter." - Brent & Bev Starr, PE, April 2017

"An absolutely lovely place to be. The best place I have been in a long time. The next time we come, we will book out all 5 units and bring the extended family with. Well done Forest Edge!" - Michelle Kleinhans, Port Elizabeth, April 2017

WE HAD A VERY RESTFUL TIME, BEAUTIFUL SETTING." - Marius Pretorius, Bloemfontein, April 2017

"we had a great stay. Would love to come back and bring our son." - Hayley Davison, Hermanus, April 2017

wonderfull to experience the Knysna forest first hand. Forest Edge is a great plae to relax and have all the amenities" - Adri Langenhoven, Pretoria, April 2017

"I loved the fact that Forest Edge is a green lodge, eco friendly, sustainable to planet earth, biodegradable, selfsustaining, and in the Knysna forest. If you are a green person this is for you." - Beatrice Mazwi, Lanseria,  April 2017

"Thanks for a lovely stay! We will recommend Forst Edge to every one! We will definitely see you soon." - Marnus & Jean-Marie, Newlyweds from Cape Town,  April 2017

Wish it was closer to Pretoria!" - Hannes Enslin, Pretoria,  April 2017

Thank you for a lovely stay. Beautiful and peaceful. Neat, clean, well kept cottage. Super Staff and Management. Wish our stay was longer." - Rigo Govoni, Port Elizabeth, April 2017

"Baie lekker gekuier by baie spesiale mense in n baie spesiale plek. Die bosstap was baie besonder en die kuier om die braaivleis vuur een groot plesier." - Ina Bisschoff, Camps Bay, April 2017

Serene and beautiful surroundings, allowing our daughter to imagine the fairies and enchanted life of Forest Edge. Splash pool, Hanzel & Gretel & the play car a superb hit. Everything exceeded our expectations." - Grant, Lieke & Breena-Shae, Blouberg, April 2017

Thanks for a magical stay, warm hospitality, very well stocked cottages and magnificent walks. An amazing retreat for the soul." - Catherine Murison, Cape Town, April 2017

This was our first visit at Forest Edge as a couple and it was a magical experience. As it was our honeymoon, it was extra special and we will definitely be returning again for our anniversary in the future. Everything was in tip top condition and taking a shower outside the cottage was sublime. Thank you very much Dries and Susan!" - Leon van der Linde, Bloemfontein, April 2017

had a great time,every need was met. Remember to ask for the bon fire. Leaving with a big Smile." - Camino Tours, Netherlands, April 2017

"baie dankie weereens vir n wonderlike verblyf en die gasvryheid ons sal definitief weer terug wees in die peace of heaven!
Ns dankie vir die pakkie easter eggs aan die deur dit was baie spesiaal!" - Wanita Smit, Swellendam, April 2017

Our stay at Forest Edge was awesome. The cottage was very clean, the surroundings are lovely and peaceful. We would love to have done more walks and spent more time at Forest Edge. We will definitely be coming back.." - Cecile Nowers, Port Elizabeth, April 2017

Die woonstelle is so oulik toegerus met alles wat nodig mag wees. Goed waaraan n mens nie eers dink nie, is daar. Dit was n heerlike week en ons het dit ongelooflik baie geniet. Ons sal beslis weer kom en langer bly, want hier is so baie om te doen :)" - Renaldo Von Waltzleben, Durbanville, April 2017

Second time here, and will definitely be back again!!! Great staff, great place, great getaway!!" - Zako Kruger, Port Elizabeth, April 2017

Absolutely wonderfull. The nearby walks in the Knysna forest is breathtaking" - Yolande Labuschagne, Pretoria, April 2017

Forest Edge is an amazing place which will remain special to us! It is the most magnificent place for all nature lovers, especially those who love walking! Fairy Den has made our honeymoon that much more special. Excellent!" - Hennie Brand, Bellville, April 2017

We enjoyed every minute of our 2-day stay at Forest Edge! (especially the outdoor shower) You are running this place in such a careful way - thank you!" - Benno Bakker, Netherlands, April 2017

We found Forest Edge to be very serene and relaxing, with excellent access to the stunning Knysna Forest and within easy striking distance of other attractions in Knysna. We would highly recommend it." - Liz Nicholas, MT Hawthorn, April 2017

'n Waarlike rusplek. So rustig. Sal dit oral aanbeveel." - Drieka Boucher, Uitenhage, April 2017

Absolute awesome and peaceful experience. Loved every moment of our stay. So much scenery and places to see in the area. Loved the nature and peaceful surroundings." - Welda Helberg, Moregloed, March 2017

Excellent experience. Had a wonderful time!" - Marc Wilson, Germany, March 2017

What a beautiful little house! Thanks so much for this great stay. We're really looking forward to our return here. Greetings from Germany" - Max & Christin, Germany, March 2017

onderful, peaceful and beautiful place. What more can I say, just perfect! " - Werner Otto, Marstetten, March 2017

Wonderful place. Beautiful scenery and place" - Tobie Crause, Cullinan, March 2017

Excellent!!!" - Greg Job, Vredenburg, March 2017

Peaceful and serene setting, something for everyone in the family to enjoy. Great memories to take home with us." - Philippa Boshoff, Welgemoed, March 2017

This is a really magical and peaceful place, a place to feed your soul and get away from the crazy hustle and bustle of the city. The cottages are super cozy and everything is catered for. We will definitely be back and recommend to anyone. Unfortunately, 2 nights were too short!" - Christo Greyling, Namibia, March 2017

We spent two lovely nights at Forest Edge on our honeymoon and it was definitely a great choice! Highly recommended for a quiet, relaxing time. " - Jacques Malan, Riversdal, March 2017

Perfect getaway place that is very beautiful and well maintaned. Highly recommened to anyone looking for a forest getaway! " - Keith Hamilton, Cape Town, March 2017

Very comfortable accomodation in a lovely setting, enjoyed the Meditation centre and the local walks. An excellent break!  " - C Harvey, United Kingdom, March 2017

Thank you to the owners and staff, there is no better place to be when in Knysna. My experience has been phenominal every time I visit Forest Edge. I highly recommend for any one to visit them. It is a life changing experience. Again thank you Forest Edge! " - Charl Roestroff, Randfontein, March 2017

This is a little slice of heaven! Could not have dreamed of a more perfect setting! The managers attention to detail is wonderful, did not miss one thing! Thank you! Can't wait to visit again! " - Lara Zeelie, Port Elizabeth, March 2017

Very clean and neat. Cottage has everything you can think of from mosquito burner to soap in the shower. Loved staying at Fieldmouse, wish we could stay longer! " - Melanie Wessels, Johannesburg, March 2017

One of the most beautiful places on earth. Cottages immaculate. Scenery stunning. The whole experience was good for our souls. Thank you so much. We will definitely visit again." - Jacqui Holmes, Port Elizabeth , March 2017

Happy memories of a blissfull stay" - Beth Pedersen, USA, March 2017

Baie dankie vir die rustige en ontspannende paar daggies. Dit was heerlik! " - Sandra McCabe, Graaff Reinet, March 2017

Absolutely stunning - a wonderful retreat from the city" - Barry Hitchens, Sydney Australia, March 2017

Serene, beautiful and well equiped. I fell in love with Forest Edge and highly recommend it. " - Nadia De Villiers, Cape Town , February 2017

Forest Edge is an absolute gem. Beautiful setting, professionally managed, and magnificently restful. There is no doubt, we will be back. Thanks for a wonderful experience. " - Greg King, Johannesburg, February 2017

The best way to spend our honeymoon! Very clean and lots of attention to detail to make sure its a memorable and fun experience. Beautiful area! We're definitely coming back!" - Shaun Coetsee, Plattekloof, February 2017

Very well organised establishment. Really enjoyed our stay. Would be hard to stay somewhere closer to nature." - Hein Gerber, Paarl , February 2017

Will definitely visit again. Thank you" - Vanessa Jacobs, Western Cape, February 2017

Had a fantastic time!  - Pierre Pistorius, Port Elizabeth , February 2017

Baie dankie vir die vriendelikheid en die stilte van die natuur. Ons het die donkies baie geniet en hulle lekker gevoer met appels. Wens ons kon nog so paar daggies gebly het. Dis 'n plek wat ons altyd sal onthou en graag weer sal wil besoek" - "Mnr & Mev" Van Rooyen, Kaapstad, February 2017

What an exceptionally lovely spot - staff amazingly available, houses cosy - wonderful." - Xanthe Hunt, Western Cape, February 2017

Great place to get away from everything! Great staff and great atmosphere. Thank you! " - Dane Lewis, Port Elizabeth , February 2017

Presies wat ons verwag het dit sal wees. Rustig, pragtig en alles wat mens nodig het. Word ook goed bestuur, mooi tuine en alles is agter mekaar. Kan ook sien daar word moeite met die tuin gedoen en inheems geplant. " - Wilhelm Lutjeharms, Somerset Wes, February 2017

"Very comfortable cottages, peaceful surroundings. Great that there are noise restrictions in place. " - Dave Kruger, Cape Town, February 2017

"We had an amzaing time, it is such a beautiful and peaceful place to stay. It has such a lovely atmosphere and everyone is so friendly. We will be back VERY soon. " - Royce Griffin, Port Elizabeth, February 2017

Best place ever to stay....will definitely recommend this to every person I know. Die eenheid is so mooi en volledig toegerus. Beter kan niemand voor vra nie. Voel gesang in die oggend wat jou begroet met vuurvliegies in die aand om nag te se." - Ankia Pretoruis, Pretoria, February 2017

A peaceful haven in a beautiful setting, yet close to Knysna and all its attractions. Wonderful bird watching opportunities and a lovely little outdoor meditation / yoga space. " - Elaine Marchant, George, February 2017

Thank you very much. We really enjoyed our stay. You have exceeded our expectations. The chalet was very clean, tidy and cosy." - At & Elisbe Nel, Pretoria, February 2017

"What a sight to behold. Everything about Forest Edge is amazing. The history and surroundings. We loved every minute of it. We would not have wished to spend our honeymoon at any other place. We will be back!!!" - Mr & Mrs Fowler, Cape Town, February 2017

"What a wonderful slice of heaven! We so enjoyed our stay and will most definitely be back! The staff are so friendly, the cottages well maintained, the "feel" is so special. A home away from home." - Karen Poole, Allensnek, February 2017

"If your goal is to have time to reconnect with friends and/or loved ones in a relaxed and tranquil atmosphere, then Forest Edge is the perfect destination. Perfect to be one with nature and make memories." - Elmarie Kretsenger, Eastern Cape, February 2017

"Next time we'll be back for a minimum of 5 days - this is truly a piece of heaven on earth." - Heloise Ceronio, Midstream, February 2017

"Very nice cottages in the middle of the forest. very relax and chill." - Matheus van Moerkerk, Netherlands, February 2017

Dankie julle! Baie geniet!!" - Marisa Roelofse, Mosselbaai, February 2017

"This is a fantastic and peaceful place to recharge your batteries. Drupkelders hike is right next to Forest Edge and was well worth the effort to get to the waterfall and swimming pools." - Glynnis Jackson, Johannesburg, February 2017

"lovely remote place to rest and ponder your thoughts. it was a lovely place to welcome and say goodbye to family too x" - Vanessa Webster, United Kingdom, February 2017

"Great stay. We loved it all. We will only ever be staying here when we're in the area - with or without the kids." - Quintus van Jaarsveld, Cape Town, January 2017

"Thanks for a fantastic stay. Excellent all round, beautiful setting and people." - Tony Sousalis, Chrismar, January 2017

"The tranquility of this site was heavenly for the soul." - Henriette Pretorius, Secunda, January 2017

"We had a very nice stay. Tranquil, peaceful and relaxing after a day out. Close to various golf courses and Buffalo Bay with a beautiful beach and warm waters. We highly recommend this place!" - Louw Van Eeden, Cape Town, January 2017

"Excellent, will recommend to anyone to come and stay over. Slept restfully in clean linnen, house is kept very clean and kitchen is a pleasure to prepare food in. Will come back again." - Marius Basson, Kraaifontein, January 2017

"Dankie dit was n lekker verblyf en van die begin af het ons vriendelike verwelkoming gekry. Baie dankie dit is rustig hier en baie veilig hier by Forest Edge." - Ernest Kleinhans, Despatch, January 2017

"Had a wonderful time, enjoyed it very much. Beautiful settings" - Erica Van Schalkwyk, Humansdorp, January 2017

"Thanks for the Lovely Stay. Me and My Husband to be, feel so blessed. This trip and place is amazing! And of course, thanks for the lovely gifts, we will enjoy them. Keep this place the way it is, it's SPECIAL! We felt really welcome, thanks a lot!" - Alexander & Esme, Netherlands, January 2017

"Fantastic experience. beautifull accomodation and very professional setup in a quiet, beautiful setting. Highly recommended!" - Divan Augustyn, Cape Town, January 2017

"Thank You for a truly wondeful stay. Forest Edge has been a taste of paradise, set in its tranquil forest gardens with the sounds of the birds and wildlife to keep us company :) The cottage was perfect and our girls loved exploring and swinging in the hammock! A beautiful, peaceful location. We'll be back :)" - Julia, Julius, Lucy & Chelsey Steyn, Aurora, January 2017

"We came here on our honeymoon - it was an absolutely superb destination. Staff were welcoming and hospitable, and cottages were immaculate. We will try to come back for anniversaries! The cottages are tucked away so you have absolute privacy, and the combination of wildlife, forest and beach activities are a perfect balance. Hugely recommended! " - Samuel Biggs, Cape Town , January 2017

"This is a wonderful place. Very quaint and right next to the spectacular forest. We loved our honeymoon stay here!" - Nick Koning, East London, January 2017

"Wat 'n salige week! 'n Pragtige huisie met alles wat jy aan kon dink... Die gasvryheid van die personeel en goeie diens maak dat ons weer sal kom!" - Johan Viljoen, Brackenfell, January 2017

"Beautiful setting, very peaceful and relaxing." - Khalid Chand, Johannesburg, January 2017

"Lekker stil en rustige omgewing om die batterye te laai. Huisie skoon en netjies met alles wat nodig is om lekker te kan bly." - Otto & Marie Low, Centurion, January 2017

"VERY RELAXING AND WILL DEFINITELY COME BACK" - Gunther Kapperer, Stellenbosch, January 2017

"Thanks for a lovely stay. Relaxing, quiet and peaceful." - Rene & Andre Fourie, United Kingdom, January 2017

"Loved the place, nice and peaceful." - Melissa Petzer, Centurion, December 2016

"Een van die beste vakansies nog! Ongelooflike atmosfeer. en perfekte huisies: gesellig en baie skoon." - Alida Louw, Potchefstroom, December 2016

"had a wonderful stay - would highly recommend this to everyone who needs a nice rest and also lot of adventure." - Marietha Auret, Bellville, December 2016

"awesome experience, would love to stay here again soon." - Mabusang Mothata, Bloemfontein, December 2016

"Thank you for a wonderful stay once again. We will be back! " - Magda Roets, Strand, December 2016

"We had a wonderful stay. Very friendly and helpful staff. Excellent cleaning service. Our stay was fantastic " - Carmel Mclaren, Roodepoort , December 2016

"Thanks for a great stay and to Dries and Suzanne for being great hosts" - Steve Faure, Cape Town, December 2016

"Once again we found peace in this hide-away-gem for the soul. It's here in the stillness of the forest where you can really unwind - find yourself again. Where you can play with butterflies and bunnies and still hear the call of the Piet-My-Vrou and the Loerie high above you in the majestic treetops. It's here where if you listen "inwards" you can hear the laughter of fairies. This place is very deeply settled in my heart. Sad to leave again after coming to pick up a piece of me which I left behind last year - knowing that I've left behind another piece of me. But also knowing that once again this is not farewell, but till we meet again." - Marieke Van Staden, Port Elizabeth, December 2016

"Peaceful and very comfortable, we loved the (optional) outdoor shower, the birds and bunnies and all the info on what to do in the area. Consider whether possible to re-arrange any of the interior furniture (just a little cramped in the double bedroom but really nothing serious). Perhaps provide even more info in the cottages for us birders - we left our birdbook behind - possibly a birdbook to borrow available at reception? " - Sarah Charlton, Johannesburg, December 2016

"Absolutely amazing. This is the place to rest and recharge. We will be back soonest." - Ansie Opperman, Cape Town, December 2016

"we will be back. this was comfortable and peaceful " - Cobus Cronje, Vermont, December 2016

"We really enjoyed our stay, thank you for your hospitality! " - Elizabeth Barnard, Durbanville , December 2016

"We are mature travelers and we were treated like royalty. We had an excellent stay and would highly recommend Forest Edge to anyone. We will be back! " - Fienie De Klerk, Hermanus, December 2016

"Dankie vir 'n heerlike en ontspanne tyd. Hierdie is die perfekte plek vanwaar 'n mens die woud kan verken en terugkom na 'n warm en gemaklike plek om te rus en te ontspan. Almal in die span doen uitstekende werk." - Willem Swart, Ventersdorp, December 2016

"Very peaceful, wonderful experience. Lovely cottages, very clean and well maintained." - Waldo Swanepoel, Port Elizabeth, December 2016

"endroit charmant excellent chalet confortable et sympa ideal pour repos or Charming place, excellent, comfortable and nice chalet ideal for rest" - Marianne Gabbud, Switzerland, December 2016

"What a wonderful, relaxing, peaceful space this is. We have enjoyed the quiet, the bird song and the local walks in the reserve. Our stay has been met with warm friendly smiles. 5* Thank you so much." - Tina & Allan, Norfolk UK, November 2016

"Thank You, Thank You, Thank You!" - Robbert Bibbey, UK, November 2016

"We had a wonderful time here and it exceeded our expectations. Love the peaceful and tranquil settings. We will definitely be back." - Gary & Louise Ward, PE, November 2016

"Booking and stay was excellent, absolutely recommended!" - Helma Jensen, Brackenfell, November 2016

"It was our third time here, as always an excellent experience. Very sad to leave this beautiful place but will definitely be back! Thanks for the lovely hospitality!" - The Benade Brothers, Upington, November 2016

"Closest to the forest, in a flowering garden full of forest birds, we varied hike from our doorstep into the rock pools of the ancient forest with relaxing on our veranda looking out on the froggy pond. " - Scott Carroll, USA, November 2016

"Tranquility and everything one needs in a heavenly spot. Memorable visit and will be back" - The Grobblers, Cape Town, November 2016

"this is by far one of the best self catering places I have ever stayed at. I will now and always be a customer for life" - Tracy Wills Cape Town, November 2016

"Fantastic stay, the peace and quiet does wonders to the soul" - Envar Saaiman, Cape Town, November 2016

"most excellent place. coming back soon" - Lukas de Kock, Pretoria, November 2016

"Very good service and an excellent getaway." - Danny Swanepoel, Port Elizabeth, November 2016

"An overall excellent experience!!! Awesome accommodation, great hospitality and privacy at it's best. We would recommend Forest Edge to anyone, any day!!!" - Natasja Slabbert, Rooihuiskraal, November 2016

"Vreeslik baie dankie vir 'n onvergeetlike wegbreekkans by julle ongelooflike instansie. Ons sal die ervaring en herhinneringe vir altyd by ons dra. Die moeite wat julle gemaak het hier is gelykstaande aan die wat ons al by 5-ster hotelle ervaar het. Well done!" - Karla & Reinhardt Hoogendijk, Parow, November 2016

"We had the most wonderful, relaxing stay. What a pleasant surprise to see how well equipped and clean the chalet was. Management are lovely people. We will most certainly be visiting again soon. Thank you for everything." - YOLANDI DE LANGE, PE, November 2016

"Baie dankie vir 'n vreeslike aangename vakansie. Julle het 'n wonderlike plek hier verrig, en julle moeite om dit so te behou gaan nie unnoticed nie. Fairy Den het my siel tot ruste gebring in 'n manier wat ek nie gewoond is nie; so ek stap hier uit as 'n nuwe mens!" - Janine Maree, Johannesburg, November 2016

"we had an amazing time at forest edge. we will definitely recommend this place to our family and friends!! Thank you" - Robb Connolly, Cape Town, November 2016

"Forest Edge is a lovely space to disconnect and experience the silence of forest life. " - Garrett Loubser, Cape Town, November 2016

"If I owned Forest Edge, I would not change anything. Forest Edge is truly one of the most fantastic brake away resorts." - Nazeedah Hanekom, Cape Town, October 2016

"Idylic venue, peaceful setting and extremely child friendly." - Elzaan Mitchell, Somerset West, October 2016

"very friendly people, very nice cabins. for the nature lovers and peace and rest for your soul! " - Corne Van der Merwe, Sunland, October 2016

"Very Soothing and calming environment. Great for family and relaxing time." - Natasha Bell, Cape Town, October 2016

"Awesome stay. So peaceful and beautiful. Will definitely see us in the future. Make sure to visit this place SOON!!!" - Wayne Duvenage, Benoni, October 2016

"Baie dankie vir die huisie. Ons het goed gerus, en sal beslis weer kom, in die lae seisoen. Die stilte was wat ons nodig gehad het. Julle bemarking is goed en deeglik." - Pieter Maritz, Stellenbosch, October 2016

"Baie danie vir 'n wonderlike tydtjie hier by julle, gasvryheid is WOW! Dankie vir al die moeite wat julle doen en vir al die klein bederfies, dit laat mens SPESIAAL voel :) Ons sal enige tyd weer kom kuier." - Marelize & Oswaldt, George, October 2016

"This was a lovely stay. We will definitely be back. It was just what we needed. Thank you for a great stay and awesome service." - Ashley Dreyden Worcester , October 2016

"Beautiful surroundings and great accommodation" - Kim Bruil, Nederland, October 2016

"We had a very nice stay. The children enjoyed the environment and the nature was superb! We will come back soon...." - Marinette Joubert, Prince Albert, October 2016

"We were surprised by the quality of the cottage. Very good. Nice settings. Beautiful garden." - Dr Jean-Luc Bazire, Mauritius, October 2016

"Fantastic, Fantastic - very peacefull, just too short..... " - Werner Myburgh, Randburg, October 2016

"We had a fantastic time at Forest Edge. I wish we could stay longer. What a beautiful and tranquil retreat! We loved your warm hospitality and your attention to detail. Really refreshing. Keep doing what you doing!" - Elridge Edwards, Wynberg, October 2016

"Very relaxing, close to nature. Had an awesome time. Thanks for the friendly hospitality." - Lara Callaghan, Cape Town, October 2016

"It was an absolute stunning cabin to stay in. Beautiful surroundings and excellent service :) ." - Doreen Kruger, Malmesbury, October 2016

"Everything was just perfect." - Joe Geldenhuys, George, October 2016

"Wat 'n oulike mooi plek. Dankie vir julle ekstra moeite met die champagne. Ons het baie lekker gerus, gestap, en gebraai. Die buite stort is 'n wenner." - Die Folschers, Jeffreysbaai, October 2016

"A tranquil escape surrounded by an exquisite indigenous forest. What more can one ask. Lovely accommodation. Loved our stay. Thank you " - Isabelle Michez, Hermanus, October 2016

"Forest Edge is the most beautiful & romantic place. We had a wonderful stay over here. Baie dankie vir julle gasvryheid en vriendelikheid" - Andre Swart, Hartenbos, October 2016

"Wow!! Absoluut 'n mooie plekkie. Die rustigheid en skoonheid is iets ongelooflik. Dankie vir julle gasvryheid. #honeymoonvibes!!" - "Mnr & Mev" Snyman, PE, October 2016

"Excellent experience, will be back again and highly recommend it to all! A nature lovers dream... " - Dereck Sigamoney, Claremont, October 2016

"This is a little piece of heaven on earth. Stunning!" - Anette Wilken, Port Elizabeth, September 2016

"Very good experience & value for money" - Lynette Cilliers, Vanderbijlpark, September 2016

"Ons kuier was net te kort en sal volgende keer beslis langer wees. Dankie vir 'n wonderlike, vriendelike en onvergeetlike ondervinding!" - Bernhard Pretorius, Jeffreysbay, September 2016

"Wonderful and peaceful stay. Very comfortable. Well worth a relaxing stay! " - Shannon Moore-Barnes, Port Elizabeth, September 2016

"Thank you so much for the friendly greetings on our arrival, the hospitality and the beautiful cottage. You really do go out of your way to make your guests feel at home. The stay was amazing. Even on the rainy days. We will be back." - Marlene Mulvey, Port Elizabeth, September 2016

"This was definitely recommended for anyone just wanting to get away and to refresh!! Excellent" - Roger Wessels, George, September 2016

"What a lovely place to relax and experience nature. Highly commended." - Levina Vermeulen, Vanderbijlpark, September 2016

"What a great place, top accommodation and very friendly hosts. Will definitely be back." - Norman Payne, Gauteng, September 2016

"Wat anders kan 'n mense se as Hemel op aarde. Julle was reg, die bos en verblyf kruip diep in jou hart in. Dankie vir die bederf, dit was baie spesiaal en word opreg waardeer. Dis met 'n vol hart en tevrede siel wat ons vandag groet, maar sien julle weer." - Willie & Hester Bezuidenhout, Uitenhage, September 2016

"Thank you for a wonderful four nights. So relaxing and in such a beautiful setting. Loved all the new little surprises (picnic baskets ect). We will be back." - Tamzin-Jade Jacobs, Pinelands, September 2016

"What a piece of heaven. Well kept place and such a friendly management couple. Will be back." - Corne Lutzkie, Vanderbijlpark, September 2016

"Enjoyed every minute of our stay loved all the attention to detail in the cottage." - Gerda Papendorf, Stilbaai, September 2016

"What a beautiful place!! Thank you for making me feel so special and welcome. I will recommend your establishment 100% The silence is golden." - Tonia Schofield, Knysna, August 2016

"Beautiful place, loved every minute. Superbly managed." - Alex Nurse, Knysna, August 2016

"everything was excellent and this place will be recommended to family and friends. please dont change anything here." - Madelaine Cockrell, Hartenbos, August 2016

"A wonderful setting, relaxing and restful. Very well maintained cottages." - Michelle Schofield, George, August 2016

"Forest Edge is really a nature lovers paradise and the area is full of wonderful SA history. We will come again." - Tersia Strydom, Cape Town, August 2016

"We had an amazing time. Everything was just beautiful and I am still awed by the warm welcome from Susan, Amanda and Danie. Everything so proffessional. Thank you!" - Lorna Mketo, Parklands, August 2016

"Really fantastic venue with super friendly and helpful management and staff." - Marthinus Pagel, Robertson, August 2016

"Knus en snoesig! Besonder beindruk met wat julle hier vermag het en die wonderlike geleentheid om vir 'n paar dae hierdie paradys met julle te kon deel." - Christina Jansen van Rensburg, Mosselbaai, August 2016

"Watter ongelooflikke ervaring! Die rustigheid en absolute stilte met net die natuurgeluide. Dankie vir die verassingspakkie. Hierdie tipe gebaar maak julle uitstaan bo alle ander plekke. Dankie vir die spesiale aandag aan ons behoeftes sonder dat ons daarvoor gevra het of daaraan gedink het. Julle sien ons beslis weer." - Die Germann Familie, Mosselbaai, August 2016

"A lovely stay at Forest Edge. We wish we could have stayed longer. Great for children." - Talita Guizot, Klapmuts, August 2016

"We recommend Forest Edge if you want to have an untouched space in your heart touched in the most peaceful of ways. Astounding tranquility! We will definitely be back! Many thanks to the Management and the team!" - Marc Smit, England, August 2016

"Very peaceful and relaxing accommodation. Wonderful venue for children to enjoy as well." - Nicole Burger, Cape Town, August 2016

"Absolutely loved our stay at Fairy Den. It was private, relaxing and the little touches from our hosts made it extra special." - Lorna & John, Cape Town, August 2016

"Wow! Als was perfek in die huisie. Ek kan werklik se dat ek geen fout kon vind nie. Dankie vir die mandtjie met "goodies" Groete en sien weer!" - Owen & Hanlie Spalding, Durbanville, August 2016

"Very sweet, cosy & peaceful cottage. Absolutely love this area and look forward to coming back to explore more in the warmer seasons." - The Shooter Family, Cape St Francis, August 2016

"An absolutely beautiful cottage, excellent value for money and stunning surrounds." - Jaclyn Neff, Cape Town, August 2016

"Nice place, nice people, fantastic moment of holiday here." - Valentin Lhoste, France, August 2016

"The most amazing place to have a fantastic holiday. All the birds, sounds of froggies absolutely lovely. Thank you Danie, Dries & Susan!" - Mike Mirtyn, Nelspruit, August 2016

"Highly recommended, a home from home!" - Colin & Ros Schmidt, July 2016

"I needed to find a place to clear my mind - I am leaving with my mind, heart and soul at peace - baie dankie dit was waarlik wonderlik." - Ina Bisschoff, Cape Town, July 2016

"Don't believe in too good to be true? Then this is the place to have your mind changed. You get more than advertised, right from the word welcome by Dries and Susan. And then follows the charming views and beautiful, well maintained and practical houses with a stoep, right on the edge of the forest. Be sure to keep an eye out for the Hummingbirds!" - Ian Swanepoel, Pretoria, July 2016

"What a fantastic breakaway! It was a great way to spend family time together in nature with great hospitality and service. Would recommend it to anyone wanting to rejuvenate and break away from it all. Thank you!" - Liza Wilmot, Lovemore Heights, July 2016

"Very beautiful and welcoming place. Definitely recommendable to anyone." - Laurentius vandenWorm, Stellenbosch , July 2016

"Very good place and we had a good time here. Will come again and its peace full here." - Lana Kleynhans, Cape Town, July 2016

"Thank you for a wonderful stay! Our hearts are heavy to leave, but you look forward to our next stay in the future." - Benette Greeff, Vredendal, July 2016

"What a great place! We felt spoilt, being campers. The nearness of the forest made it extra special. The hammock was great! We would love to come back." - Helette Norval, Somerset West, July 2016

"Thank you for a wonderful stay, clean and friendly and very efficient in all facilities. What a wonderful gesture of the market basket, with fresh flowers and veg and fruit, wow!" - Adriaan Mostert, Big Bay, July 2016

"Thank you for a wonderful, relaxing and quiet time. We really enjoyed it." - Neil Boonzaier, Cape Town, July 2016

"We felt extremely welcone here and especially the working staff were amazing! You really have a winning team here, well done to all!" - Willem Van Riet, June 2016

"Your part in organising and celebrating a wedding in about 48 hours is GREATLY appreciated. Forest Edge will remain forever in our memory as the place where we started our married life... and a place we hope to return to soon, so that we may really enjoy the facilities, as organising a wedding in such a short time meant we could not enjoy Forest Edge as much as we had hoped! Nothing could have been more perfect." - Beth Louw and Dave Pedersen, Fisherhaven, June 2016

"Good for kids and good place to get away from work. All good, keep up the good work." - Elanie Scheepers, Klein-Brakrivier, June 2016

"Superb. What an amazing place. As parents with toddlers, one always hopes that you've made a good choice for kid friendly accommodation. This place rocks, and ticks all the boxes. The Jubilee forest walk close by is a family must, and so is lunch at Totties. We'll definitely be back. Thanks a mill." - Charl van der Merwe, Milnerton, June 2016

"A very peaceful and enjoyable stay. Thank you." - Caroline Fitzgerald, Montagu, June 2016

"We really had an amazing time here. The accommodation was absolutely wonderful and the staff friendly and helpful. We will definitely recommend this place to everyone. Thank you. " - Barry Sandler, June 2016

"Wonderful restful stay, thank you." - Shirley Mugglestone, Little Brak, June 2016

"This place is absolutely stunning. The best place you could ever hide away from all the city life, with your partner. Best value for money." - Alexander Kagerer, Cape Town, June 2016

"A fantastic place to come and relax. Close to all interesting places. Loved the donkeys. Will be back." - Amanda Baldie, Port Elizabeth, June 2016

"What a beautiful, tranquil place. Highly recommended for couples and families. Cosy fires and effortless relaxation... Please expect us back soon! A wonderful weekend away, the cottage was awesome. We will bring our friends and family to come and experience this tranquil, humble part of our country.  I'd change nothing - Pure Perfection!" - Tarryn Meiring, Port Elizabeth, May 2016

"What an amazing experience! We will definitely be back for an extended stay." - Siggy Heuer, Windhoek, Namibia, May 2016

"Baie dankie, dit was n heerlike kuiertjie. Grootouers en al die kleinkinders versprei oor 3 huisies. Dankie vir bestuur se hulpvaardigheid. Twee keer Drupkelders toe gestap in 4 dae. Sal sekerlik weer n draai maak om ou memories te verfris. Weer eens baie dankie." - Kobus en Ansie Meyer, Saldanha (rest of family from Otjiwarongo, Cape Town, Despatch), May 2016

"Thanks for the stay, very quiet and comfy." - Greg Simpson, Cape Town, May 2016

"Such a pleasure to arrive at such a quaint little cottage in the midst of such beauty. So clean and smelling so fresh. Forest Edge is just such a special place - a 'hidden gem', a little 'piece of heaven', full of peace and serenity. Such a blessing to be part of God's beautiful creation. We felt so at peace, hearing the croaking frogs at night and the chirping birds in the morning. Totties' breakfast food is excellent, so is the service. Thanks to management for your welcome and excellent service! We loved our time here! Will be back soon to do the nature walks!" - Zelda Plank, Somerset West, May 2016

"Many thanks to the caring team at Forest Edge, we had a wonderful 2-week holiday. We were using this precious time for me to write my book and for hubby to type it up. Where else would we have found the peace and tranquility that Forest Edge provides? Our prayers are that this awesome, peaceful GEM will continue to allow each and every visitor here to leave feeling rejuvenated. As we leave today, some tears will be left on the grass to bring abundance and joy to Forest Edge." - Jurie and Rita Pieterse, Midrand, May 2016

"An awesome place, an awesome time! It was an incredible visit. I can definitely recommend Forest Edge. If you love nature, you will love it! Its perfect." - Debbie Higgs, Johannesburg, May 2016

"Dear Forest Edge team. Our stay was the perfect "babymoon" destination. The peace and quiet is so calming and relaxing. The cottages offer everything one might need and more, and were incredibly cosy. All the staff were so friendly and helpful. Thank you for your amazing hospitality. We truly love it here and hope to be back with the little one." - Graham and Geri Saunders, Cape Town, May 2016

"As usual my stay here was truly magical." - Greg Forster, Knysna, May 2016

"Everything is asolutely perfect!" - Cindy Guercio, Cape Town, May 2016


"Thank you for allowing us in your paradise. We were treated like royalty and enjoyed every minute of staying in this peaceful place. Batteries recharged. Keep it as it is!!!" - Maryke Coetzer Hilton, April 2016

"Baie dankie vir n heerlike wegbreek. Was n fantastiese 2 dae! Sien julle weer. We had a fantastic time. Great MTB routes, beautiful walks in the nearby forest and coming back to a clean, neat cottage for a good night's rest." - Johan en Stephanie Stoffberg, Stellenbosch, April 2016

"Very nice and comfortable cottage. Great setting!" - Richard Kaplan, Cape Town, April 2016

"We had a group of 10, all of whom thoroughly enjoyed the stay and enthused about everything in the chalets. You will find that several will be returning with their families. Thank you for a wonderful experience." - Anthony Hooper, Hermanus, April 2016

"Thank you, we enjoyed our stay, the peacefulness, the gardens and the birds. A lovely place for a group of friends to get together. Very convenient for the forest walks which we loved." - The Hazells, April 2016

"Superb 3 days. The accommodation is perfect and the environs fantastic. " - The Steins, April 2016

"Absolute peace and tranquility. We loved being left alone to do as we wanted. Slept late, walked in the forest and made lekker kos. Just a perfect hideaway for some good R&R. Welcoming and enchanting. We could have stayed another 3 weeks! Shall give this cottage 5 stars. Highly recommended." - Jacques and Sam Rogers, Red Tin Roof - Riebeeck Kasteel, April 2016

"We had a fantastic stay here at Forest Edge. It's in a beautiful setting and everything seemed to have been considered in relation to our comfort." - Nicholas Mead, London, UK, April 2016

"Well done for keeping the garden and grounds so clean. Thanks for making our stay so wonderful. We will definitely be back." - Sarel Kleynhans, Somerset West, April 2016

"Thanks for making our honeymoon an incredible and unforgettable experience. We will definitely come back again! We really enjoyed our stay, was an awesome week." - Jeremy de Reuck, Pretoria, April 2016

"A lovely relaxed stay! Cottage is very comfortable and had everything we needed. Relax is hard for both of us to do, as we don't know the word, running our own guest house. Braai and breakfast packs - perfect - thank you. Lovely staff!" - Nina and Derek Poole, April 2016

"Thanks for a great stay. Lovely peaceful place. Will certainly keep it in mind for future stays in South Africa." - Lovetts and Kendals, UK, April 2016

"Excellent facilities in cottage and beautiful surroundings. Such a lovely landscape with an extremely well appointed cabin - so cosy! We did the Drupkelders 'walk' - very scenic and also very steep! Espresso is so sweet and we loved the swings and were fighting over the hammock. Thanks for a beautiful stay - with some fine instructions - Lighten up on rules and trust your guests to be responsible... " - Caitlin, Sara and Julia Janssens, Rondebosch, April 2016
Management responds: we wish we could! You will be amazed what some guests get up to.  Rules are sadly necessary for the protection of Forest Edge and the 99% of responsible guests such as yourself : - )

"Forest Edge is a well maintained professional retreat. Close to some of the most beautiful hikes in Knysna. We will be returning. Excellent cleanliness and grounds stunning, paradise! Enjoyed our stay. Loved the tranquil environment and the accommodation was great. Rest, relax, revitalize, regenerate, radiate." - Clinton Clark, Somerset West, March 2016

"Was great to be back again as always - a great stay. Gardens are just beautiful and I so enjoyed the fresh herbs all over the garden. Michael's favourite part, as always, was to feed Hansel and Gretel some carrots." - Delana Green, Somerset West, March 2016

"We have never experienced tranquility like this. It was an absolutely amazing experience. The children loved it." - Nicola de Jager, Port Elizabeth, March 2016

"What a relaxing stay... an awesome experience. Leave everything as it is : )" - Conraad Booyens, Nelspruit, March 2016

"Enjoyed the permaculture garden, Joseph is a gem!" - Louis van Zyl, Klerksdorp, March 2016

"A wonderful experience, very friendly management. Relaxing stay. Very quiet area which enhances the forest feeling. " - Jacques du Plessis, Boksburg, March 2016

"Excellent stay. Enjoyed the peace and overall ambiance." - Sebastian Ova, Chatsworth, March 2016

"Dankie dat julle die geyser fout so vinnig identifiseer en reggemaak het." - Andre Pieterse, Stellenbosch, March 2016

"Beautiful surroundings, peaceful, interesting facts about area. Owner and management very professional. Will visit again." - Estelle Minnaar, Welgemoed, March 2016

"Very peaceful surroundings. Excellent hospitality." - Melinda Greeff, Strand, March 2016

"Absolutely an amazing, peaceful and tranquil accommodation. Such a lovely time with my beautiful wife. Couldn't ask for a better place to honeymoon! Felt right at home, don't want to leave! Espresso is the best cat ever. Will definitely be back." - Mel and Jono Hol, Sandton, March 2016

"Goed versorgde plekkie. Baie lekker gebly. Die bestuur is baie hulpvaardig en vriendelik." - Michiel Buys, Pretoria, March 2016

"What a gem of a venue! So glad we found this beautiful spot! A re-charge for mind, body and soul. We will definitely be back soon." - Larry Ripsold, Milnerton, March 2016

"Thank you for a wonderful stay. The cottage and grounds are beautiful. We wish we could have stayed longer." - Micaela Bascand, Sudan, March 2016

"We had so much fun and the facilities are excellent. Our stay here was fantastic, so much to do and see. We definitely want to return." - Kylie and David Sage, Pretoria, March 2016

"Thank you so much for your incredible hospitality. You couldn't have been more willing or accommodating. It's a MASSIVE shame we aren't stying longer. I may have even learnt how to light a braai! Would have loved to see more of the Forest and all it has to show, maybe next time. Had a wonderful hike, swam in waterfall, lunch on Knysna Head - bliss!!! PS - the stars at night - WOW!" - Kath and Samuel Scott, London, UK, March 2016

"Such a peaceful and lovely spot, we love it! Lovely stay, will definitely be back. Lots of history to this area of the woodcutters, and an old gold mine. Forest is too stunning." - Martin and Belinda Cary, Cape Town, March 2016

"Die omgewing is lieflik. Om in die tuin te sit en eet is al op sy eie n heerlike ervaring, die aande met sy sterreprag is onvergeetlik, die stap deur die bos is n avontuur. Dis pragtig! Ons het baie van die cabin gehou - cosy and luxe. Alles wat n mens nodig het om die lewe vergemaklik en plesierig te maak. Ons het n lieflike vuurtjie in die haard gemaak in die reen; met die heerlike gemakstoele en n glasie wyn was dit ontspanning uit die boonste rakke. Die Drupkelder roete het dit nog ook n smaak van avontuur gegee. Just keep it like it is." - Anton Snyman, Middelburg, March 2016

"Lovely place... cut off from city life... unique experience." - Ranveer Singh, Cape Town, March 2016

"Service excellent, friendly staff. Clean = 5*star. Peace and quietness. Thank you!" - Laurette and Paul Hanekom, Hartbeespoortdam, March 2016

"It was very relaxing to stay and easy to get to and around. Management very helpful." - Blossum Gilmour, Papau Nieu-guinea, March 2016

"We'd recommend Forest Edge as Excellent." - Marion Otten, Germany, March 2016

"What a relaxing few days! Loved the cabin and the two donkeys. Staff is very friendly. Would definitely recommend Forest Edge for young and old! Love everything as it is." - Zani de Beer, Yzerfontein, March 2016

"Very Good. Surely recommended. Very nice and quiet place, also suitable for children." - Anna Walsted, Denmark, March 2016

"Baie dankie vir great diens, en n mooi skoon plek om in te bly. Ons sal julle weer sien!" - Anlo Joubert, Fochville, March 2016

"Pragtige plek, baie rustig. Dankie dat ons hier kon oorbly." - Adri en Paul Els, Pretoria, March 2016

"Ons het wonderlik gerus en die stilte en wonderlike natuur geniet. Sal graag n heerlike gemaklike stoel op stoep wou he om die pragtige natuur te ervaar. Baie dankies vir n ontspanne paar dae. Hou dit net soos dit is, vir die natuurliefhebber." - Jan Rademan, Hartenbos, March 2016

"Enjoyed my weekend." - Michael Meyer, Mosselbay, March 2016

"A place I would definitely recommend. There are so many activities and beautiful hikes in the area. Very good website." - Christo van Tubbergh, Strand, February 2016

"Was overwhelmed; recommend definitely. Thanks for the warm welcome.. Dankie vir hierdie Godswonder wat jy in die heerlike plekkie omskep het om te kan bewonder; net weg te kom van die geraas, die natuur te kan geniet en met al sy wonderlike geluide weer te kan waardeer. Sal definitief weer terugkom om onsself te verloor in hierdie wonderlike natuurskoon." - Karin en Ettienne Louw, Klerksdorp, February 2016

"Loved the outdoor shower! Beautiful place! The gardens are beautiful and the hike to Drupkelders is great and worth the effort. Value for money is 200%." - Angela van de Rijt, Qatar, February 2016

"Thank you for sharing your beautiful Forest Edge with us - may it always be such a beautiful place. Amazing bike rides in the forest. Great stay thanks. Keep it up." - Jenny and Mike Smart, Cape Town, February 2016

"We loved our stay a lot. Thank you for this place!" - Nicole Bonani, Switzerland, February 2016

"Management was very helpful, helped with bookings and good advice on local activities. Excellent location, very close to the park, easy entry." - Anne Lilly, Baltimore, USA, February 2016

"Perfect for a tranquil stay. Peace and quiet is guaranteed, the only common sounds being the chirping of birds and the odd baboon call :-)" - Claudio Leng, Cape Town, February 2016

"Place is perfect - 100%. It's our 4th time; we will be back. We absolutely love this place." - Rob du Brey, Port Elizabeth, February 2016

"A wonderful place to stay. Very sad to be leaving. What a perfect, peaceful oasis, ideal for exploring! We loved every second of our stay here. We really are sad to be going. A home away from home (lovely little touches)! We will miss the cosy cabin, waking up to the birds singing, relaxing in the hammock and finishing the day off with a nice braai and a beautiful sunset in the distance. We wouldn't want to stay anywhere else!" - Michelle Hammond, England, February 2016

"Our wonderful 1st anniversary. Next time we'll stay longer." - Vincent Fourie, Somerset West, February 2016

"Fantastic place, very relaxing. Our two small children had a great time playing here." - Ann-Marie Fowler, Cape Town, February 2016

"Excellent!" - Roy Kretzen, Stilbaai, February 2016

"A perfect retreat to reconnect and embrace the wonders and mystical powers and wisdom of nature. I left more inspired then ever to 'conserve'. Forest Edge is humbling, beautiful and peaceful. I'm already looking forward to my next visit." - Greg Forster, Cape Town, January 2016

"We enjoyed our stay. Peaceful surroundings." - Jan-Francois Cilliers, January 2016

"We had the perfect honeymoon at Forest Edge and thoroughly enjoyed the beautiful surroundings and awesome hospitality. I wouldn't change a thing.  This place is extraordinary and it was a real pleasure staying here." - Kurt Fredericks, Cape Town, January 2016

"An amazing experience and a great stay for our honeymoon. The ambiance definitely appeals to all nature-lovers and I highly recommend Forest Edge to anyone looking for a peaceful nature retreat!" - Tara Gold, Pretoria, January 2016

"Thank you so much for an unforgettable stay. Awesome memories made!" - Linkey Jones, Mosselbay, January 2016

"Quaint, secluded, wrapped in the Forest; get away from all the hustle and bustle, a real yesteryear experience with all the modern facilities." - Marietjie Gelderblom, January 2016

"Anyone that has not been to Forest Edge, has not lived yet. The most beautiful tranquil place. Professional and efficient. Grounds and gardens immaculate. An EXCEPTIONAL experience and definitely Value for Money." - Lenette Morris, Cape Town, January 2016

"A relaxing and enjoyable stay. Wonderful to experience a different part of Knysna. We loved exploring the Forest and beautiful Jubilee Creek. Very friendly and inviting host. Thank you." - Sophie Enefer, New Zealand, January 2016

"Great week in this beautiful place and surroundings. We had a truly amazing stay at Forest Edge, fantastic family time in this peaceful place. Friendly, welcoming and efficient. Value for money is Truly Excellent." - Samuel Desprets, Sandton, January 2016

"A wonderful stay in a perfect location. The cottage was well appointed and the activities around were great! Wouldn't change a thing." - Ken and Healey McGlashan, USA, January 2016

"We will be back, but for longer. Too much to do in a weekend. Dit was n amazing ondervinding - ons gaan definitief weer terugkom vir nog n lekker wegbreek. Dankie aan die personeel wat die tydjie ekstra spesiaal gemaak het. Die donkies is ook baie oulik!" - Michelle, Ane en Deon van der Mescht, Port Elizabeth, January 2016

"Another fabulous week in paradise. Time to re-connect as a family; with each other and without tech stealing our time. We are totally relaxed. Our girls have played, drawn, brushed and fed the donkeys, looked for frogs and so much more. Thanks and we will be back. " - Chrissie, Pip, Ana and Andrew Aldridge, UK, January 2016

"What an EPIC experience!! Thank you! Julle het gesorg dat ons wittebrood n onvergeetlike ondervinding was. Julle aandag aan die details, die uitleg van die huisie, die stilte in die bos. Mal oor die meditasie-hoekie en die Boere-Braai! Ek skryf met n swaar hart want more moet ons die pad vat huis toe. Ek sal Forest Edge aan enige iemand aanbeveel en as alles goed gaan sal ons weer terugkom. Dankie vir die vriendelikheid, warmte en behulpsaamheid. Die boeke en hangmat is AWESOME!!!" - Debbie en Dewald Cloete, Durban, January 2016

"Wonderful experience overall! Thank you for a lovely stay, especially for being super friendly and informative!" - Michaela and Bryn Divey, Cape Town, January 2016

"Wonderful experience." - Timothy Williams, Port Elizabeth, January 2016

"Vakansie was baie lekker. Forest Edge is awesome. Sien gou weer." - Wayne Hawkins, Cape Town, January 2016

"Thanks for a spectacular time. Your hospitality was heartwarming and made us feel very at home. Forest Edge is the perfect holiday destination to unwind and recharge for new beginnings. Your kindness to the girls will always be remembered. We had a wonderful time at Forest Edge. " - Danielle Manuel, Pinelands, January 2016

"We had a great time. Accommodation was clean and comfortable. Great relaxing atmosphere." - Greg Reilly, January 2016

"What a lovely place. Friendliest staff on the planet. A little gem this place is. Highly recommend it to absolutely everyone I know." - Kirsten O'Connor, Cape Town, January 2016

"Absolutely everything about our stay was super. Luke and Ethan enjoyed feeding Hansel and Gretel every day (Hansel loves blue berries!) Your groundsman was an absolute star and the boys kept him busy. The outside shower is a real treat. Stargazing, shooting stars. Drupkelders a must. Daily visits to Buffalo Bay beach. Cycling in the forests. We loved our stay and will be back." - Zelda Randall, Sunset Beach, January 2016

"Stunning, stunning place. What a wonderful experience. A more peaceful and tranquil experience one could not find. Wonderful place for the children. You never see them. Thank you for all your hospitality and great times. A really stunning retreat. This has been everything we were looking for and more. We wanted a forest experience and a peaceful, quiet and relaxing time - we sure got that. The beauty and surroundings were spectacular. The fact that the kids could run and be safe and have so much fun is amazing. You really have a piece of heaven here. It was truly magical." - Debbie Cordeiro, Durbanville, January 2016

"Excellent stay, we loved the out-door experience." - Christina Schaffner, Johannesburg, December 2015

"An out of this world experience. Thank you to the team. I would not change anything and I have worked in the hospitality industry for over 20 years. The mountain biking was incredible. The experience was exactly what we were looking for." - Madeleine and Roy Broodryk, Mzikilodge, Limpopo, December 2015

"Awesome stay, loads of activities in the area, very clean, neat and safe." - Jaco Nieman, December 2015

"Our stay here has been magical. We leave our footprints and a piece of our hearts here in the bush knowing that we leave here more at peace. Nature has been good to us. This is not farewell but till we meet again. Die tyd gaan so gou verby - die Tyd gaan so bitter-gou verby...
  • 7 ongelooflike dae
  • Wonderskoon Natuur
  • Kinderspel sonder vrees
  • Padda-kore en die Natuur se wondermooi musiek
  • Vrede en Sielerus
Baie dankie dat julle hierdie stukkie paradys met ons deel. " - Mieke, Stephan en Marieke van Staden, PE, December 2015

"Excellent experience! Will definitely come again." - Christie and Casandra Smith, Blaauwberg, December 2015

"Absolutely excellent. Had an amazing time, will definitely recommend. A lovely stay. This place felt like home and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Absolutely beautiful place, stunning. Lovely people to be around, awesome place to be in. " - Jackie and Pete Smith, Midrand, December 2015

"Thoroughly enjoyed our stay; will be coming back! Our stay as a family was indeed enjoyable. Coming from the City, this was a different experience for us, also not the usual beach holiday. Nikhara (10) added: What I like about this place is the gardens, the animals, the cottage and how pretty the place is. This place was amazing. " - Nikhara, Sathvir, Rahoul, Seyana and Tilly Singh, Randburg, December 2015

"Wonderful. Coming back for more!" - Jennifer Potter, Cape Town, December 2015

"Excellent hospitable service. Lovely quaint houses, we felt spoilt!" - Freddie Pohl, Lichtenburg, December 2015

"We had a wonderful, relaxing stay. Amazing view and so many activities. House is just too comfortable! Thanks for the support in extending our stay!" - Adele Tiegs, KZN, December 2015

"We loved it! Beautiful and tranquil spot, we will definitely be back!" - Dr Attila Szabo, December 2015

"It was amazing, very peaceful! Explore the area, it's worth it." - Madeline Jansen, Blouberg, December 2015

"An awesome experience overall. We had wonderful family time together! Drupkelders is an absolute must to hike to - wow!!! Froggy Pond's sights and sounds are fantastic. The setting and eco-friendly environment wonderful!! We were very comfortable. The perfect place to come back to after a tough hike through the Knysna Forest. Lying on the hammock, reading a book and experiencing the sights and sounds of Forest Edge. Thanks for the memorable experience. Staff are friendly, knowledgable and go out of their way to improve your stay." - Faisal and family Sultan, PE, December 2015

"A wonderful and most relaxing stay! Will definitely recommend and hope to be back some day. Good luck and thanks for making us feel so at home. Great spot!" - Ypie and Erik Ekkelkamp, Knysna, December 2015

"Thank you so much for a wonderful weekend. It was a very peaceful and relaxing stay. We will definitely be coming back again. Well planned." - Jacques du Toit, PE, December 2015

"We were blown away by the whole experience. Thank you!!! Will definitely be back. Carry on doing exactly what you are doing; a superb undertaking." - Lindsay Visser, Cape Town, December 2015

"If you're wanting to escape the hustle and bustle and have nature on your doorstep, this is the place. Our chalet was private and met our every need." - Elaine Alberts, George, December 2015

"What an awesome experience. Will recommend to all." - Paula Boshoff, Empangeni, December 2015

"Loved our stay! A fantastic way to start the holiday." - James King, Cape Town, December 2015

"We had an absolutely amazing time. The courteous staff made us feel at home from the start.. we have great memories. We loved the calmness and tranquility that was ours. We loved the bath and the outdoor shower. We love the cottage! and the garden and surroundings. It's amazingly beautiful and neat. Very well maintained. We enjoyed the walking trails, every day was a new experience... we enjoyed it thoroughly. It's definitely value for money. Relaxing, healing, beautiful, creative and innovative." - Lucinda and Heinrich Beukes, Cape Town, December 2015

"The whole experience was fantastic. Will recommend to our friends and family." - Stuart Marchant, George, December 2015

"A beautiful tranquil setting. Quaint, beautifully kept cottages. Loved our stay." - Chris Laros, Durbanville, December 2015

"Wonderful stay. Jubilee Creek and Drupkelders were very special places. We loved the hammock, the outdoor shower and the donkeys! Thank you for offering such a respite and retreat - with care and attention to detail. The management is awesome, so clean organized and well-catered. Forest Edge is well worth the visit - especially for families with active and nature-loving kids. There are so many wonderful touches that allow one to return to the beauty and silence of nature, with many of the comforts of home. A superbly managed retreat. " - Samantha Prigge, Somerset West, December 2015

"Awesome place to relax and unwind. Absolutely gorgeous. The ultimate nature experience! For all who love forests and the accommodation itself almost feels like a part of it. Will definitely come again." - Riana Diesel, Centurion, November 2015

"Baie mooi en gerieflik." - Johan Bouwer, Pretoria, November 2015

"Great stay. A Lovers' retreat! Most definitely will visit this place again." - Valencia and Ashwin Meyer, November 2015

"Dankie vir al die nuttige inligting. Die ontvangs was uitstekend. Julle het die tuin in n groen lushof omskep en om net op die stoep te sit en kyk vir die netjiese tuin is al verkwikkend. Ons het ook groot waardering vir jul tuinier se entoesiasme! Min mense toon dit teenoor hul werk. Die chalet is fantasties. Ons begin dink aan n volgende keer wanneer ons die ander staproetes gaan aanpak!" - Julia en Jan van Leeuwen, Lynnwood Manor, November 2015

"Its a hidden treasure; we booked via the internet at the last moment. And then the surprise of this jewel... Het was een heerlyk plekje. Uitstekend verzorgd, mooie tuin, vriendelyke en informatieve Paul, die onze mtb's vegelde. Mooie wandelingen en fietstocht over de trails vanhet NP. Voor herhaling vatbaar." - Ellie and Jacob Verhoef, Netherlands, November 2015

"A very special time. Thanks for all the info before arrival and for making us so welcome, giving us a wonderful tour of the garden and making a holiday a home. Great people working here! Outside shower = heaven. 1000% PEACE. Wonderfully managed. Can't wait to come back here. " - Ed O'Regan, Spain, November 2015

"Die hele ervaring was heerlik!! Kom ontspan gerus hier." - Theresa Potgieter, Doornsriviervlei, November 2015

"We'll be back for the wonderful ambiance, the warm hospitality and excellent facilities here at Forest Edge. We loved our stay and will be recommending people to come and stay! Your beautifully kept gardens and pond are such a credit. I love the rustic charm of these beautifully renovated loggers houses. A well run and professionally managed facility - perfect." - Johan van Vuuren, UK, November 2015

"We absolutely loved our stay at Forest Edge, everything is considered and provided for. We were happy to align with nature and loved the outdoor shower very much!! We came on high recommendations from family and leave wanting to return and will be recommending Forest Edge to anyone who will listen : -) A lovely break." - Nicolette Reilly, PE, November 2015

"Excellent cottage, lovely place! Management very informative and helpful." - David Burnett, London, UK, November 2015

"Its our second time here and we love it even more. Thanks for making our engagement special!" - Thomas Russel-Smith, Pretoria, November 2015

"You said this forest was magical
You spoke the truth
Thank you for a magical time"
- F.D.A, Langebaan, November 2015

"Great place to stay, very relaxing and peaceful. Thanks for the friendly assistance." - Robin Moore, Cape Town, November 2015

"Absolute perfect piece of heaven in the forest. The ultimate in relaxation and being at one with nature. Will definitely return :-)   It's perfect!" - Kathryn Uren, UK, November 2015

"Well worth a visit. The staff are friendly, helpful and knowledgable. Highly recommended. Our stay has been wonderful and restful. Thank you for the nighttime viewing of frogs and snakes. Totties was a good recommendation for Sunday lunch. Drupkelders is quite a climb and some fitness is required before tackling it." - Sarah and Jim O'Neill, Durbanville, November 2015

"Great stay so near the forest, all the sounds and nice cottage. Good to see you take effort in taking the environment serious. We enjoyed! Blessings." - Esther Tanis, Amsteveen, Netherlands, November 2015

"Absolutely amazing experience, loved the closeness to the forest, incredible veggies from the fruit and veg forest." - Liam Williams, Cape Town, November 2015

"Friendly welcome with personal touch, professional and friendly, wonderful gardens and surroundings." - Kathleen Fox, Mauritius, November 2015

"We really enjoyed our stay. The manager was so friendly and helpful and taught us about the area and animals. We never realised the beauty of the Knysna Forest and how peaceful it is. Thanks for the helpful advice and interest you showed us. We had a lovely break!" - Claire Gillespie, Benoni, November 2015

"Forest Edge was truly amazing. The service was excellent from the start to the end. The nature interaction was on an absolutely next level. Would definitely recommend it for couples and the whole family. Keep up the good work Forest Edge. We will definitely come back soon!!" - Duwane Sabbat, Cape Town, November 2015

"Een woord: ASEMROWEND!!!! Jy sal nooit weet hoe mooi, lekker en nice dit hier is voor jy nie self hier was nie. UITSTEKENDE diens, julle is tops! Dankie vir die ongelooflike wittebrood by Forest Edge. Julle personeel, verblyf, hernubare opset, omgewing en plaaslike aktiwiteite is AMAZING!!! Ons wens ons kon langer bly, maar wees verseker om ons jaarliks te sien." - Alisha en Francois Esterhuizen, Vredenburg, October 2015

"Forest Edge is a wonderful place, from ambiance, ethics and vision, to every aspect of customer care and facilities management. A real gem. Every now and then we come across places that are 'little gems' and we wish we could stay longer. Forest Edge rates highly in our gem collection!! Many thanks for your welcome, attention to detail, information, customer care and professional management in delivering the Forest Edge 'experience'. You obviously take great pride in Forest Edge and you have every reason to. Thanks to all the staff involved in its upkeep." - Bruce Stainsby, North Yorkshire, UK, October 2015

"Excellent stay - lovely location, very pleasant cottages, incredibly friendly management. Would love to come back for longer." - Timothy Hugh Conway, Addis Ababa, October 2015

"A wonderful and peaceful stay. The attention to detail is noted and appreciated as this gives a full sense of a home away from home. Absolutely lovely stay. Coming back after 12 years, Forest Edge has only improved dramatically! Keep it up." - Denise and Marc Nel, Somerset West, October 2015

"Enjoyed it very much!!!!" - Wilna van der Walt, Cape Town, October 2015

"Forest Edge is one of the most tranquil places I have visited over the past months. The serenity and silence is amazing. The manager is a wonderful guide and source of information and I love the closeness of the forest. Everything works and we experienced an amazing stay." - Deon Kitching, travel writer and blogger @travellingdeon, Paarl, October 2015

"Lovely weekend - what I needed before my final university exams! Time went by too quickly, will definitely make it a longer stay next time." - TJ Hudson, Saasveld, October 2015

"Thank you for the lovely stay. We enjoyed the peace and quiet, just listening to the birds and admiring your beautiful gardens. We will be back but for longer so that we can really enjoy this special area. Thanks for the interesting tour of the veggie garden." - Tim & Rhona Adams, Constantia Hills, October 2015

"Ambiance is great; maintenance superb and overall experience amazing." - Edna and Werner Smit, Cape Town, October 2015

"The best value that money can buy. Will always come back because it amazes us more each time we return. Tweede keer hier en weer eens was ons verwagtinge oorskry deur die uitstekende diens. Definitief nie ons laaste keer nie. Rustige groete," - Andrea and Marcel Vermaak, Oudtshoorn, October 2015

"Excellent. See you next year. Change nothing, everything was perfect." - Nadia and Abraham van der Westhuizen, Somerset West, October 2015

"We had a very enriching experience! Hopefully we will be back soon. n Wonderlike ervaring en n heerlike uitrus! Dankie vir die pragtige blomme in die huis. Ons sal beslis terugkeer." - Lizette, Louis, William, Benita and Chris Schoonwinkel, Wesselsbron/Hoopstad, October 2015

"Wow! Awesome plekkie! Dankie vir die vriendelike hulp en vir die "gids" speel. Dankie aan die skoonmaker dat jy ons plekkie met soveel liefde versorg het tydens ons verblyf. Hierdie is voorwaar n plek van 'rus en vrede. Sal beslis weer gebruik EN ten sterkste aanbeveel!" - Eddie Jnr, Hannie en Eddie Joubert, Kameeldrift Oos, October 2015

"Lovely, peaceful spot. Fastastically eco-friendly. Great access to mountain biking and walks." - Leanne Luger, Cape Town, October 2015

"Amazing retreat. Renewed honeymoon after 46 years. Please don't change anything." - Colin Millar, Umkomaas, October 2015

"Wonderful place to relax and be close to nature. Loads of activities for the adventure seeker. Wat n wonderlike plekkie! n Deel van ons wittebrood, en dit was baie spesiaal. Dankie vir die behulpsaamheid. Julle tuine is pragtig en dit blyk dat julle met alles moeite doen. Julle sien ons beslis weer." - Sonette and Gerhard du Preez, Potchefstroom, October 2015

"A must visit place; add at least a day or two more than your original planned duration. There is simply more to do than time allows and everything is of the best class and experience. Big thank you that we had the opportunity to share in this very special place - what we think heaven should be like! Exceeded all our expectations. n Wonderlike stukkie aarde. Weet nie wat was die beste nie: Drupkelders, Kringe in die Bos, Sondag buffet by Totties, ete langs die Heads, stap tussen Buffelsbaai en Brenton, en die vriendelike twee lang-ore: Hanzel en Gretchen! Alles uit die boonste rakke." - Renette and Francois Furstenburg, Sandton, October 2015

"Lovely quiet place. Had a good rest. It is good the way it is. We had a peaceful and lovely time here. You have a very special place. Loved Hansel and Gretel too. Hope to be able to come back some time. Loved Drupkelders hike and Farmers Market; thanks for all your good recommendations." - Lydia Lippmann, Holland, October 2015

"As close as you'll get to staying in the magnificent Knysna forests. Laid back and down to earth, beautiful place. I'll be back." - Maarten Groos, Overberg, October 2015

"It was a very enjoyable stay, with warm hospitality." - Michael Staegemann, Durban, Sep 2015

"It has truly been a treat staying at your wonderful peaceful Forest Edge. We feel so blessed. We couldn't have stayed in a better cottage. We enjoyed the sound of frogs and the kids enjoyed finding a frog in the dark with their lanterns. Thank you for going the extra mile and lighting the bonfire (highlight of Luke's holiday). Loved breathing in the fresh air. It's been an absolute pleasure. Everyone was friendly and the service was excellent. And it was a pleasure meeting Hansel and Gretel, we will miss them! Hope to see you all soon. Love," - Deena, Joshua, Luke & Robert Oxenham, Cape Town, Sep 2015

"Excellent retreat. Good family fun. Keep it as it is." - Fiona and Quinton Snyman, Cape Town, Sep 2015

"Baie dankie vir n heerlike vakansie, ons het vreeslik lekker gerus en gekuier. Dankie vir jul vriendelikheid!! Baie mooi!" - Dr Jacques van Rensburg, Somerset West, Sep 2015

"Forest Edge was a dream come true - from the beautiful surroundings, the cute cottages and the challenging walks around the area to the friendly staff and peace and quiet, the experience was simply superb! We will return!" - Neall Moore, Pretoria, Sep 2015

"What an awesome experience!! So peaceful and tranquil, just what we needed. Highly recommended. We will definitely be seeing you again in the not too distant future! Fondest love." - Barry and Velda Jacobs, Sep 2015

"Thank you for a very relaxing weekend, should have been longer. The manager is an excellent host." - James Hemphill, Johannesburg, Sep 2015

"Stukkie hemel op aarde... Ons kom DV weer! Die keer hopelik gouer eerder as later." - Joanney & Roderick Mooi, Queenswood, Sep 2015

"An amazing space of tranquility in a crazy world. An incredible cozy inviting home-from-home, fresh flowers and plenty little extras touches. What a welcoming! Will be back; with gratitude and love." - Tracey Young, Sep 2015

"A lovely stay. All the special attention to the small details and the professional management of our booking and check-in made the visit all the more memorable." - Jessica, Dilys and Chris Murray, Mosselbay, Sep 2015

"Ons het die see verruil vir die bos vir 2 dae. Dit was hemels. So rustig. So mooi." - Helena & Carl Gerstner, Pringlebaai, Sep 2015

"All of us love Forest Edge and we will be back next year. " - Bokkie de Villiers, Edenvale, Sep 2015

"Awesome and friendly place... nature at its best.. " - Gavin Metzler, Port Elizabeth, Sep 2015

"Excellent, impeccably clean, comfortable cottage in beautiful grounds. So peaceful - the starry skies are incredible. Best things - night sky with no light pollution, outside shower, comfortable bed, attention to detail. " - Nancy Poole, London, UK, September 2015

"Highly recommended. Wat n wonderlike manier om die lente te begin. Hierdie is a ware 'island of gold in the sea of life'. " - Chris en Karien van Niekerk, Northcliff, Sep 2015

"Thank you so much, this was a much needed break and Forest Edge fullfilled all my requirement and expectations; peace, tranquility and so much to see and do, I just loved it. The manager was an absolute delight and made may stay just that bit more special with his knowledge and enthusiasm, thank you! " - Claire Hamilton, Plett, Sep 2015

"Excellent! Keep up the good reputation! " - Rev Eugene Gschwend, Pretoria, Sep 2015

"What an awesome place. Peaceful and very relaxing. Will recommend Forest Edge to our family and friends. Will be back! Awesome! " - Amy and Colin Blight, Cape, Sep 2015

"We would love to return. Too much to see in surrounding area and spent too little time at Forest Edge. We would love to just sit and do some birdwatching. The manager is very efficient, friendly and informative. " - Lorraine and Frederik Naude, Pretoria, Sep 2015

"What a great experience, great host, we will definitely be back. " - Niel Swart, Sep 2015

"Very peaceful and close to nature. Wonderful stay. " - Dr Michelle Pazzi, Pretoria, Aug 2015

"Thanks to the friendly staff of Forest Edge for a fabulous and awesome time we experienced. The scenery was beautiful and tranquil and serene. Well done, we'll be back soon. " - Peter Adams, Cape Town, Aug 2015

"We really enjoyed our stay. Our 3 kids loved the jungle gym, the donkeys and forest. The hail storm added to the childrens' wonder of nature. Thank you very much for a wonderful stay! " - Carlo Texeira, Umdloti KZN, Aug 2015

"An amazing stay. Will recommend this to all my family and friends. " - Robin Cooley, Pretoria, Aug 2015

"This little piece of heaven absolutely blew our minds in every way possible. Everything was PERFECT; the most amazing accommodation there is to offer in this part of the world. You truly have a GEM in the heart of Nature. We absolutely loved the outside shower, the hammock was awesome, the outdoors were amazing. The forest was surreal. Sadly we did not see the Loerie, but we saw and heard the Fish Eagle and that was a real treat. We received a nice welcome and immediately felt at home. This Romantic Getaway has brought us so much closer. We will definitely be back and I will tell everyone about your amazing heaven! " - CJ Trim, Cape Town, Aug 2015

"What a wonderful breakaway, highly recommended, will be back in the short future for sure. Thanks for making our memories last for a lifetime. " - Retief Lourens, Bloubergstrand, Aug 2015

"Onvergeetlik! Ons sal beslis weer kom. Die cottage het alles wat mens nodig het. Sal niks verander nie! " - Jana Loots, Port Elizabeth, Aug 2015

"Forest Edge is everything we hoped it would be and more. Lovely, friendly, knowledgable staff and very accommodating. Many lodges claim to be eco-friendly, but Forest Edge really commits to this lifestyle. We would highly recommend it to anybody wanting to stay in the area. Wish we had more time here. So much to see and do. Thank you for a wonderful, unforgettable trip and to the helpful and interesting ground-staff! PS. Hansel and Gretel - we love you! " - Jacky Lovato, Tokai, Aug 2015

"We had a lovely stay and amazing sleep. Thank you for the welcome and we will return for sure. " - Schutz family, Belgium and Cape Town, August 2015

"We had a wonderful time and awesome experience; a home in a forest setting. We wish we could have stayed longer and of course the kids enjoyed themselves. " - Clint and Shereen Sobotker, Cape Town, Aug 2015

"We were pleasantly surprised. It's quiet, tranquil. The best place for a getaway weekend or a relaxing holiday. Close to everthing we wanted to see. Will come again, next time we will bring friends and family. " - Nastassia Koch, Malmesbury, Aug 2015

"Ons het H-E-E-R-L-I-K ontspan en gekuier by Forest Edge. Alles wat vir ons belangrik is, was hier:
- veilige akkommodasie,
- skoon & netjies!,
- mooi natuurskoon (die beste),
- vriendelike gasvrye diens,
- heerlike ontspanne omgewing om in af te skakel,
- 'no noise pollution' - amen,
- donkies paadjies & speelraam fantasties vir kinders,
- snoesige cabin & kaggel,
- heerlike bad &
- privaatheid.
Forest Edge was regtig vir ons n 'REFRESH BUTTON'. Ons hoop om voorts nog baie te kom en 'regroup' as a gesin. Baie dankie vir die uitmundende 'vibe' en diens." - Liezel, Mila & Willem de Bruin, Stellenbosch, Aug 2015

"Thoroughly enjoyed it; definitely on my Top 10 destination list.
Soulful! " - Jeanne Hattingh, George, July 2015

"Our FOURTH visit - looking forward to the next one. " - Michael Meyer, Port Elizabeth, July 2015

"Thank you for making us so welcome and what a pleasant surprise. A total relaxation in 3 days. The cottage took us back to the old days, with added comfort. Peace and tranquility in abundance. Location awesome. Staff superb. Shall be back. " - Anne, Mary & Peter Coles, Scotland, UK, July 2015

"We stayed here for 5 nights. It was great, the staff are awesome. Amber-Lee (7) had the best time with the donkeys. The bath is great! A great time had by all of us. Just cold - the fireplace is nice. " - Tracy, Amber-Lee and Michael Evans, Tokai, July 2015

"Thanks for a super time. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay." - Tanya and Lloyd Samassa, Camps Bay, July 2015

"A lovely stay and it was perfect for the kids too. Drupkelders is a must as the rock pools are beautiful." - Nicky Perks, Hout Bay, July 2015

"What a beautiful and wonderful holiday house - the pond and serenity was just what we needed and the sauna and absolute win. The hammock was in permanent use. We had a fantastic time - it was such a beautiful house and relaxing time." - Dr Madeleine Acton (Very first guests in our Falcon House), Kommetjie, July 2015

"Wish we'd booked a week! A fabulous retreat. The manager couldn't be more helpful, going above and beyond the call of duty. Fabulous surroundings, beautiful comfortable cottages with every detail thought of down to the fresh wild flowers in the lounge, the bucket of kindling and wood for the fireplace and the clothes horse in the bathroom. We recommend the 9km walk and although we are NOT the fittest, we managed it in 2.5 hours. Saw a troop of baboons and even signs of recent elephant activity. Just wonderful. Highly recommended." - Dr Sarah Galvani, Cumbria, UK, July 2015

"Great stuff AS USUAL. Very nice and comfy chalet." - Rigardt Maartens, Roodekrans, July 2015

"Beautiful surroundings. Great for children and hikers. Cottages smaller than expected. (Owner's note: we invite guests to explore floorplan and sqm of cottages here to manage expectations.)" - Sean de Stadler, Cape Town, July 2015

"Peace and quiet in abundance." - Andre Rossouw, Cape Town, July 2015

"Very very nice stay and near to the forest. Will be back! Baie lekker gebly, ons kom weer, baie dankie!" - Philna en Michiel de Villiers, Worcester, July 2015

"This was an awesome experience, amazing staff, surrounds and wonderful not to have wifi (in the standard cottage) and to be away from city stresses." - Hazel Dollman, Houtbay, July 2015

"We had a wonderful stay at Forest Edge - the peace and tranquility surpassed our expectations. We will be back..." - Jennifer Furter, Newlands, June 2015

"Very enjoyable experience. Chilly in winter, but able to get the cottage warm." - Emma von Klemperer, Diep River, Cape Town, June 2015

"What a fantastic experience. Feeling relaxed and rejuvenated." - Louis Kruger, June 2015

"A real fantastic stay, and rest. Thank you very much." - Archie van Dyke, Stilbaai,  June 2015

"Lovely stay. We enjoyed ourselves and the kids loved the play park and Jubilee walk. The shower outside was another experience! Thanks very much. We'll come again." - Nomonde Ngqula, Cape Town, June 2015

"Baie dankie vir n weer eens heerlike ontspanning by julle. Die opwinding van voels, wandel en rustigheid in die natuur en selfs n bobbejaan blaf, laat ons altyd terugkeer." - Jurie en Rita, Roodepoort, June 2015

"We shuffled around our whole holiday in order to have a couple of days at Forest Edge, and our hearts sank when we learnt that an electrical blow-out threatened our opportunity to stay. But the owner and staff somehow managed to keep the place running, and they could not have been more accommodating, helpful and friendly. We appreciated the whole experience as part of our adventure, and just piled on the extra blankets. The cottage itself is delightful and we lacked nothing. The charming touches were very sweet. I loved being able to lie in the hammock and listen to the birds. The location is superb. We enjoyed the 'Circles in a Forest' walk very much and were thrilled to see a troop of baboons. The Drupkelders walk was more challenging than expected - be aware that it is steep and a week after heavy rain it was very slippery. We enjoyed watching the DVD about the Knysna elephants and we are now heading to Addo in the hope of seeing some for ourselves! Thank you for our wonderful stay!" - Jo and Ally MacDonald, UK, June 2015

"We had a great time." - Margie Cullen, Port Elizabeth, May 2015

"Absolutely lovely. We truly had a wonderful time here. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Will most definitely come back. Recommend this place to anyone whether you have a family or just a couple - you will have a wonderful stay with lots of things to do. Booking was easy and quick; management professionalism excellent; cleanliness and functionality perfect; ambiance absolutely beautiful. Thank you for your hospitality and making our stay unforgettable." - Dirk and Kezia Smit, Benoni, May 2015

"Not our first visit and will not be our last. Two days not enough, need to stay longer next time." - Laurie and Mike Parsons, Brackenfell, May 2015

"What a little paradise! We enjoyed the peace and tranquility in these beautiful surroundings. So sorry to leave. Your hard work and eco-friendly efforts are very evident." - Ouma, Donnie and Lyn Jacobs, Gordons Bay, May 2015

"Fieldmouse cottage was awesome. The tranquility and relaxation was just what the doctor ordered, thank you. Our stay was great and you are a special hostess. Maxine says: 'I loved the hammock and the garden was just like a fantasy garden with its fireflies. I loved it'." - Maxine, Janine and Gary Palm, Pari Park, May 2015

"Highly recommended. Suggest guests stay longer; we would have stayed longer if time was on our side. Thanks for maintaining this small part of our beautiful home given to us by God." - Janice and Johan van Tonder, Namibia, May 2015

"n Perfekte gasvrou met n hart van goud - jy sal altyd n spesiale plekkie in ons harte he! Weer eens baie dankie dat ons weer jou 'magical' stukkie paradys met jou kon deel! Alles is nog net so perfek soos laas en nog beter. Dis hemels hier en moeilik om in woorde te beskryf. Dis met n swaar hart wat ons ons plekkie verlaat maar sien jou gou weer!" - Cobus and Wanita Smit, Swellendam, May 2015

"Great experience, thanks." - Sean Greeff, Cape Town, May 2015

"Brilliantly peaceful, lovely atmosphere and great people. Thank you!" - Johan Snyders, May 2015

"Excellent experience." - Dr Louis Schutte, Mosselbay, May 2015

"Ek is so dankbaar ons het op julle site afgekom toe ons verblyf gesoek het. Dis besonders; n belewenis op sy eie. Die huisie is PRAGTIG, puik ingerig en die natuurskoon iets wat mens woordeloos laat. Perfek gelee en uitstekend bestuur. Baie dankie vir julle uitstekende diens. Die informasie wat julle ten alle tye beskikbaar stel is duidelik en reguit, daar is geen onaangename verrassings nie. Ons sal net goed praat van DIE verblyf wanneer ons terug is in Namibie, en aanraai vir enige iemand wat waarde vir geld wil he en n natuurliefhebber is." - Carine Louw, Rosh Pinah, Namibia, May 2015

"We had an amazing stay at Forest Edge. Thank you for the beautiful surroundings and warm hospitality." - Sian Williams, Higgovale, May 2015

"What a magical place! Forest Edge will definitely become a yearly joy. Wat n lieflike rusplek! Dankie vir jul gasvryheid en vriendelikheid. Ons het goed gerus en batterye herlaai." - Madri van der Walt, Durbanville, May 2015

"Just keep it up, the sky is no longer the limit! We discovered 3 hidden treasures in this forest: a) the history of the Shangaans, b) the Secrets of Success in "Success is a Choice", and c) The Rippingtons' Kilimanjaro. We certainly will come back for more treasures. Thank you for the right to the cottage, ambiance and access to the forest." - Joe Phaweni, Cape Town, May 2015

"A piece of heaven to recharge the soul and mind. Thank you for sharing it with us." - Liza and Russell Hill, Port Elizabeth, May 2015

"Beautiful, peaceful and a wonderful place to rest and 'catch your soul'. Will definitely return." - Lorraine and Otto Bulbring, & Jill van Brecht, Port Elizabeth, May 2015

"A lovely experience. We love the donkeys, so gentle and sweet. I loved the noises from Froggy Pond, the chirping lulled me to sleep. The cottage is perfect and so well thought out. We are amazed at how you run this little home from home with so much being done in an eco-friendly way. We hope to be back, with much admiration and best wishes." - Hazel, May 2015

"Another truly special and relaxing holiday at Forest Edge." - Kim Fletcher, Cape Town, May 2015

"Exceeded all expectations. Wouldn't change a thing. It is perfect as it is. What an amazing place, we were impressed when we Googled it, but nothing could have prepared us for the proximity of the Knysna Forest and the incredible Jubilee Creek walk. Such a bonus. 34 South provided an unforgettable meal for four fussy eaters. But Forest Edge is so lovely that one doesn't even want to go into town. All in all a fabulous break in wonderful surroundings." - Cedric and Brenda Pratt, Brighton Beach, Durban, Apr 2015

"Baie dankie vir die wonderlike stukkie 'Hemel op Aarde'. Hier vind mens weer rus en vrede vir siel en liggaam. Jou gasvryheid is amper ongekend in vandag se lewe. Fantastiese personeel. Ons kom beslis weer. Ons seun het nie die helfte vertel van wat ons hier sou vind nie, en hy het onophoudelik gepraat. :-) " - Henk en Miem Maartens, Apr 2015

"What a magical experience. We absolutely loved the serene and tranquil setting of your facility. The hospitality was awesome. We had such a relaxing few days! Just what the doctor ordered. Your attention to detail is amazing! This is definitely a must-do.... AGAIN!! Thank you for sharing this experience. A great stay - Its perfect." - Wendy and Randall Thalla, Port Elizabeth, Apr 2015

"Our 3 day stay in this magical piece of natural paradise was way too short!! The cottage is simply delightful, beautifully furnished, clean and comfortable. The forest end environs is magnificent. We feel privileged to have been able to experience it. Thank you for a wonderful stay, we'd love to return one day." - Bev and Roger Cormack, Apr 2015

"This has been our second visit and we were once again very pleased with the whole process. Very happy." - Kempie van Rooyen, Port Elizabeth, Apr 2015

"Great place!! All you need and more." - Willa Germishuys, Uppington, April 2015

"Stunningly presented cottage and gardens! We were blessed with beautiful weather and loved the 'Drupkelders' hike. The night sky revealed a dazzling array of stars, milky way etc! A couple of 'braais' and much exploring of the region made Wiebe's 60th birthday special. " - Arista and Wiebe van der Hoek, Uitenhage, April 2015

"Thank you for a wonderful stay and awesome place! We really enjoyed it!! " - Andra Kelfkens, Garsfontein, April 2015

"'Go raibhmile maith agat'. Lovely garden, lovely house, lovely hammock. " - David Conway, Dublin, Ireland, April 2015

"If peace and quiet is your thing - this is definitely THE place to relax! " - Felicity Triegaardt, George, April 2015

"Baie dankie vir n heerlike rusplekkie en begin van ons honeymoon; ons kon nie vir beter gevra het nie. Ons sal graag weer terugkom vir ons huweliksherdenking. Tot weersiens. " - Melissa en Koos Uys, Bredasdorp, April 2015

"Lovely facility, will definitely return. Perfect! " - Tarryn van Heerden, Benoni, April 2015

"We came here for some quiet time inbetween visiting Cape Town and Addo Elephant Park. What a lovely spot - the cute cottages, the forest edge full of birds and the peace and quiet and star-studded skies. We saw lots of wonderful birds: sunbirds, robins, doves, ibis, geese, buzzards and were lucky to see the fabulous Knysna Louries several times, including 2 from our veranda! Thank you for a lovely stay and all the best for your eco-paradise (including the bees - lovely honey!). Excellent, very clean, peaceful, helpful. " - Marieke and Adrian Porter, Amersham, England, April 2015

"Forest Edge is situated in an excellent setting. It offers an opportunity to experience the forest and a break from the typical town/city settings. " - Altus van der Merwe, Brackenhurst, April 2015

"An amazing experience and we'll definitely be back. Perfect as it is. Wat n heerlike rustige honeymoon na n mal twee maande en wonderlike troue! Dag 1: ingeboek by Foxglove en die stilte het ons dadelik vasgevang en het dadelik verlief geraak op die plek. Het n heerlike middagslapie gevat en daarna koffie op die stoep geniet. Later die aand n vleisie op die kole gehad & goeie nagrus. Dag 2: Gaan stap in Knysna en die natuurskoon bewonder. n baie mooi plek waar julle woon! het n paar bobbejane langs die pad gekry. Het die middag heerlik in die hangmat gele en Dalene Matthee boek gelees. Laat middag koffie en video geneem van mol wat tonnels stoot. Weer eens lekker gebraai! Dag 3: Lekker in-die-bed-bly-weer! Het jul DVD-versameling geniet (regtig goeie flieks) en middagslapie gevang. n Lui daggie wat beide van ons nodig gehad het. Dag 4: Ons tydjie vir rus is so te se verby... more-oggend weer terug na die werklikheid. Dankie vir die wonderlike ervaring, julle sien ons beslis weer! " - Cherise en Jacques Goosen, Hermanus, April 2015

"Lovely retreat, a great place to relax and do nothing. Food packs were excellent. " - Sjoerd Louwaars, Haarlem, Netherlands, April 2015

"Very tranquil with much to do or sit and enjoy nature. Recommended!! Sjoe!! Baie dankie vir die wonderlike paasnaweek. Al het die weer nie heeltemal saamgespeel nie, was dit steeds n luilekker naweek en die kinders het lekker gespeel. Ons sal definitief jul aanbeveel. " - Francois Bouwer, Somerset West, April 2015

"Lovely area, well appointed little lodges, interesting people. " - Karien, Alyssa and Peter van der Velde, Durbant, April 2015

"Wow - wat n wonderlike 3 dae. Wonderlike weer en ons het die Homtini Fietsroete gedoen - asemrowend. Vandag die Jubilee Creek en Drupkelders besoek. 'Totties Farm Kitchen' is a moet - met die lekkerste kos. Nie net is ons beindruk met Ronel se gasvryheid nie, maar ook haar vernuf met boomslang vang! Ons laaste dag hier is perfek afgesluit toe ons n paar loeries gesien het. Tot weersiens! " - Jacques, Alex en Ilse Esterhuyse, Cape Town, April 2015

"Wonderful rest close to nature, thank you! " - Suzanne Kieviet, Stellenbosch, April 2015

"Very pleasant stay... will do it again. Alles baie mooi en netjies. " - Veon van Zyl, April 2015

"Amazing experience, only wish we could have spent more time here. I would sell the eco-friendliness much more. " - Sandra Heide & Brian Robinson, Cambridgeshire, UK, March 2015

"Could have stayed longer! Highly recommended. " - Tony Cotterell, East London, March 2015

"A PLACE TO NURTURE ONE'S SOUL. Wat n heerlike tyd, net te kort!! Soos komete en planete, fantasties dat ons wandelinge weer kon 'intersect' hier by Forest Edge op hierdie tyd en plek. " - Jurie, Belinda and Jacques Pieterse, Dallas, USA, March 2015

"Dit is n baie mooi, vriendelike en rustige plek en sal dit aanraai vir elke persoon wat mal is oor die natuur lewe. Dit is n uitstekende plek, omring met die mooiste natuur. Baie dankie vir die wonderlike tyd wat ons hier kon spandeer. Hier is so baie om te doen mens het n maand nodig! Als 100%. Ons sal jul naam orals versprei sover ons gaan. " - Celeste en Corne de Jager, Parow, March 2015

"Thank you for a great stay. Please keep this place as is... " - Soretha Enslin, Bronkhorstspruit, March 2015

"Absolutely breathtaking, fantastic. The most peaceful and most tranquil place in the world. Loved every minute. We are glad that we spent some time here on our Honeymoon! Great place to relax and unwind. " - Ruth and Chuck Johnstone, Tableview, March 2015

"We loved our stay. Forest Edge is everything we hoped for and so much more. We just regret not being able to spend more time here. It's been a delight. From the magic of its names to the awesome forest on its doorstep, this is truly a unique, enchanting place. The owner and staff are very helpful and friendly. The location is beautiful and a meal at Totties is not to be missed. Enjoy your stay at such an enchanting place. " - Kevin, Mary and Richard Smith, UK, March 2015

"Great relaxing 'time out' stay in lovely setting. " - Phillip Harris, Tasmania, Australia, March 2015

"It is sad to leave such an amazing place where time stands still. A place where you can be stuck in a moment for eternity and most importantly a place away from the hustle and bustle of Cape Town. Thank you for your hospitality. Our stay was amazing. " - Megan and Ryan le Roux, Cape Town, March 2015

"Lovely cottage and surroundings. 'Circles in the Forest' walk magical; and lovely to watch DVD's 'Fielas child' and 'Knysna Forest Elephants'. " - Kate Tait, Cape Town, March 2015

"People here are the best. Will be back soon. Like our second home. Was heerlik gewees. Alles was, en is elke dag so mooi reggesit vir ons. Natuur so mooi en skoon; sal enige tyd terug vir nog so n kuier. " - Honeymooners: Moira and Johan Fourie, Virginia, March 2015

"This was our fourth or fifth visit and Forest Edge never fails to fulfil our expectations of excellence. A truly amazing spot - awesome location, superbly run with everything you require in a self-catering establishment - well done. " - Jane & Greg Hansen, Wynberg, March 2015

"Smart, very professional and facility on good standard. Thank you. " - Anver Wyngaard, Hermanus, February 2015

"What a wonderful, serene experience. We had a magic time. Management, beauty, maintenance, facilities and setting are all perfect. " - Marlene Fletcher, Cape Town, February 2015

"We are speechless, so much to say, not sure where to start. Wonderful stay and awesome hospitality. What a great honeymoon we had; we were pampered and treated like kings! This is now a very special place for us and we will definitely be back for more. An Excellent Stay! We loved the privacy, the nature, the history rich surroundings, the whole experience - mesmerised and enchanted us! Keep it exactly as it is. " - Chantel and Dyllon Paulson, February 2015

"We had an awesome time, thanks for making it a holiday we will never forget. We won't change anything. " - Dirk Swanepoel, Rustenburg, February 2015

"Thank you for a pleasant stay. Very relaxing. " - Robert and Ann Sears, Benoni, February 2015

"This was the most wonderful experience, an experience I will never forget. You and your staff were wonderful. Love it at Forest Edge and the attention to detail is what makes it very special. " - Marina and Frank Dicks, Klerksdorp, February 2015

"Great Great Great. " - Marissa Jordaan, Bloemfontein, February 2015

"The perfect venue for a wonderful, relaxing break, away from noise and pollution. A wonderful holiday. Forest Edge is a gorgeous piece of paradise and we will definitely be back! A special word of thanks for the super cleanliness and for the respect of our privacy. " - Lisa Morrissey, Swellendam, February 2015

"Lovely stay in a beautiful setting. " - Prof Richard Cowling, Phil and Judy Rundell, Cape St Francis and Los Angeles, USA, February 2015

"We enjoyed our stay and will definitely visit again! " - Marshalline van Schoor, Paarl, February 2015

"Thank you Forest Edge for an exceptional stay. We will definitely come back! Excellent all round. WOW! Dankie vir n onvergeetlike honeymoon by julle. Stil, lieflike area naby aan alles, en skoon, en netjies. Dit was soos om tuis te kom waar mens kan ontspan. " - Jeanmarie en Anton van Niekerk, Hendrina , February 2015

"20.09.2013 was ons laaste inskrywing - en weer het ons heerlik gebly. Hierdie voel nou soos n 'home away from home'. Baie dankie vir die ekstra moeite. Weer eens die vriendelikheid, skoon goed toegerus en asemrowende natuurskoon. En n voorreg om 'Mickey Mouse' hier te kon huisves : - ) " - Louise, Lujah en Dries Visser, Swellendam, February 2015

"Very enjoyable stay. " - Vincent Bester, Tokai, February 2015

"Excellent breakaway to the calm of the Knysna forests and away from the hustle and bustle of Knysna town. " - Pierre Oosthuizen, Midrand, February 2015

"This is our third stay here; we just can't stay away. We love it here, the scenery and the quaint little cottages. The victorian style blends in so well with the forest surroundings. We will be back. " - Robert and Nadene DuBrey, Port Elizabeth, February 2015

"Its already perfect! " - Louis van Rensburg, Mosselbaai, February 2015

"A great place to stay with kids! " - Ludvig Brost, Sweden, January 2015

"We had a wonderful and peaceful stay at Forest Edge. The cabins are great little homes with everything you would need, and very private. We wish we could have stayed much longer. We very much enjoyed a hike up Jubilee Creek in the rain. We swam at Drupkelders, had breakfast at Totties Farm Kitchen (twice) and spent every evening playing cards on the deck. What a marvellous place. Thanks for your warm welcome and tour of your garden. We also found the green folder very helpful! We hope to come back. " - Abi and Josh Heyneke, London, UK, January 2015

"Lovely relaxing break in the forest. A very peaceful place, run with efficient management. We would certainly come again. " - Michele and John Bentley, Simons Town, January 2015

"It was a very nice stay and we enjoyed it very much. " - Samuel Pfister, Switzerland, January 2015

"WOW what a wonderful find. I am so glad we were able to arrange a holiday around the last dates available. Absolutely fabulous from the warm welcome, beautiful cottage with every tiny detail thought of, extra special attention for our 4-year old who is in awe of his first experiences of hand feeding rabbits and chickens. All the fresh produce absolutely wonderful and delicious. We enjoyed the Jubilee Creek walk which was cool and shaded with a lot of fun splashing at the pool at the end. We found the log bridge a fun alternative to the sallow stepping stone river crossing. A second cool dip was enjoyed in the tannin-stained water at the end of the Drupkelders walk. A rejuvenated 4-year old climed almost all the way back up the steep valley side. The best experiences and happy memories created. A wonderful, peaceful experience that we would recommend to anyone looking for a relaxing break. " - Martin Love, Basingstoke, UK, January 2015

"Delightful experience. We certainly hope we can repeat it next time we visit South Africa. This has been a wonderful, restful 3 days in such comfort. Every aspect of our stay has been first class. We will spread the word... " - Judy and Michael Rebstein, Canada, January 2015

"My family and I were lucky to have had this cottage as our place of stay because it was THE BEST during our holiday. Everything was well organised and clean and they worked hard to make us feel that we are in our own home. Thank you and we will surely be back in your facility next year. And the kids added: 'This is the best house! And interesting. We like everything, including the farm. It's 100%. ' " - Bandar Almohimeed, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, January 2015

"There is nothing negative about this property, perfect and just what we needed. A little slice of paradise for sure! " - Jennifer Turner, Burmingham, UK January 2015

"Thank you for your wonderful welcome! A magical spot; an enchanting place on the edge of the forest. " - Duncan Brett, Cape Town, January 2015

"Baie dankie vir jou gasvryheid. Nader aan die natuur kan mens nie kom nie, dis so rustig. Fantasties!! " - Ronelle Marx, Mosselbay, January 2015

"Thank you for the warm welcome and the nice and relaxing stay. " - Debora Schiltmans, Rotterdam, Netherlands, January 2015

"100% ingerig gewees vir ons en julle het wraggies aan alles gedink van braai tongs tot goed vir die mozzies. Ons het water probeer spaar waar ons kan. Dankie vir die warm ontvangs! Pragtige plekkie. Het soos n droom geslaap. Lovely honeymoon gehad in Knysna! " - Melissa and Chris Ungerer, Uitenhage, January 2015

"Thanks for the effort, tranquility, safety and just nature kept so well. Be awesome. " - Gamiet Stanfield, Waitland, January 2015

"This is one of the most beautiful tranquil stays we ever had! " - Barry Leitch, Cape Town, January 2015

"Had an amazing time! Beautiful and tranquil surroundings, warm welcome and excellent attention to detail. Will definitely visit again; feels like home away from home. " - Debbie Bruyns, Hartenbos, January 2015

"It was a great stay. I would recommend! " - Jaroslaw Belniak, Poland, January 2015

"Absolutely brilliant. I would recommend it to all my friends. Thank you for the most memorable experience while staying in this beautiful place. You made us feel so welcome. The cottage made us feel like we were home and lacked nothing. The gardens are beautiful and well maintained. Thanks so much for your hospitality. " - Cliff Marks, Durban, January 2015

"We really had some wonderful moments here. Thank you for the love and care and attention to detail you put into Forest Edge. The cleanliness and organisation is incredible. A beautiful spot! " - Britt-Louise, Josh and Ryan Slater, Cape Town, January 2015

"Ons tweede verblyf hier en weer eens n fantastiese plek om tot ruste te kom en ons batterye te herlaai. Dankie vir die warm ontvangs, geselsies, rondleiding, vonkelwyn, ens. Ons sal Forest Edge beslis by ons natuur-liefhebber vriende aanbeveel. " - Sandra Douma, Durbanville, January 2015

"Forest Edge is everything it promises to be: relaxing, tranquil, close to nature. A wonderful family holiday! Thank you. What is advertised is what you get! " - Garetha, Rebecca, Makayla, Alexander and Lauren Richardson, Jukskeipark, January 2015

"Dankie vir n wonderlike week in die 'bos'. Jy het wondere verrig en 'iets anders' geskep. My children of 2 and 8 enjoyed this experience in the bush tremendously. Especially the hammock was a big hit. The outdoor shower was lovely for mom and dad. " - Steven, Jarred, Kristin and Nenette Van Der Linde-Barker, Parkview, January 2015

"What a wonderful place to stay. Keep it up; will be back. " - Oswaldo Mendes, Swakopmund, Namibia, January 2015

"Thank you so much Forest Edge we had a magical time. " - Inge van Reenen, January 2015

"Spent the most glorious 2 days in paradise. This is such a beautiful place. Thank you for the lovely welcome. " - Tim, Amy, Heather, Gavin Keller, Kommetjie, January 2015

"Forest Edge is a marvellous, different, individualised holiday experience which has everything. The tranquil mountain air, the friendly beaches, the most intriguing green lifestyle. We LOVED being here and will be back again, you may be sure. " - Prof Deirdre Byrne, Kensington, December 2014

"This is a wonderful place to come and stay; close to everything and all I could ever ask for in a holiday. I hope to be coming back soon. Thank you for being so hospitable and friendly. " - Sinead Mason, Johannesburg, December 2014

"Thanks for a wonderful stay and for all your hospitality! We have had such a fantastic break. The bonfire was magnificent and a memory we will certainly treasure. We look forward to coming back for another visit. " - Gretchen & Anne Jordaan, Wade Poulter, Henri Meuter; Paarl, Port Elizabeth and Switzerland, December 2014

"The experience at Forest Edge, Knysna, Plet... the people, the scenery, the wildlife, everything has been phenomenal. We would recommend Knysna and Forest Edge to anyone that needs/wants to recharge. Experience the best of both worlds... forest, beach and everything else the Garden Route has to offer. The cottage is lovely, the staff have been fantastic and the tranquility at Forest Edge is just what our family needed to recharge for 2015. Thank you! " - Stacy Benecke, Boksburg, December 2014

"It exceeded our expectations. Thank you for a wonderful and peaceful stay. We enjoyed staying here. Service is good and everything is meticulous and tidy. Friendly people and very well kept gardens. Wonderful place to stay. Everything is looked after in such a way that you can see that they take pride in their work. Will definitely recommend this place to anyone and would definitely want to come back again! " - Louise Joubert, Durbanville, December 2014

"What a wonderful, tranquil cottage and with such beautiful surroundings. We loved being woken up by birds chirping. As a first-time Knysna visitor, I could not have asked for a more beautiful setting or more friendly hosts. Thank you for a fantastic stay, we will definitely see you in the future : ) " - Sarah and Gavin Mutch, Cape Town, December 2014

"Very enjoyable stay. Forest Edge is definitely the place to stay if you are visiting Knysna. " - Theodorus Hof, Somerset West, December 2014

"Forest Edge is a little piece of heaven situated between the sea and the forest, perfect convergence of both worlds. Will be coming back soon. The owner is doing an excellent job and I cannot think of anything that needs to change. Ek en my vrou kon nie vir n beter plek gevra het nie. Dankie vir die rustigheid en al die ander mooi dinge wat die plek aanbied. Ons hoop Forest Edge is nog oop vir n miljoen jaar. " - Madelein and Heino David, Centurion, December 2014

"I had a very relaxing stay at Forest Edge; I will be back for the winter experience. " - Percy McKenzie, December 2014

"Thank you for the most wonderful stay and for looking after us so well. We loved everything; from the donkeys to our cosy cottage, to our 'Circles in the Forest' walk and even the 'Fiela se Kind' dvd. We absolutely love Knysna! We think it is truly magical. Also loved encountering the 880 year old trees. We will be back a 3rd time around. " - Ximana Farfan and Andrew butcher, Dunkeld West, December 2014

"'This other Eden, demi-paradise' (Shakespeare). We loved being in this peaceful place, where such care has been taken so that everything is right - and it is. A very memorable stay. Everything was even better than expected. We will be back. " - Erin, Margaret and Robin Carlisle, Cape Town, December 2014

"We had such a peaceful and relaxing time in this beautiful place. Amazing friendly helpful staff. I wouldn't change anything. " - Nadine Butcher, Randburg, December 2014

"Excellent. Dankie vir n wonderlike wegbreek vakansie - dis voorwaar n BAIE spesiale plek! Veral die kinders het die bos baie geniet. Ons sal beslis weer kom kuier. " - Tanya Britz, Otjiwarongo, Namibia, December 2014

"MAGIC!!! Priceless, Super Special, Peace, Love, Joy, Blessings. What a beautiful place!! One really needs to come and experience it in order to appreciate it! We thoroughly enjoyed it, thanks a million. Just keep doing what's being done; it's a winning recipe. Eerste plekkie waar jy van n 'mending kit' tot n muskiet-plaatjie kry. Al die bederfies, binne en buite... n Plekkie om na terug te kom! Woud is stunning en so ook jou plekkie! Well done! " - Chantal en Andre Geldenhuys, Bloemfontein, December 2014

"Absolutely fabulous. You feel one with nature and everything is just extremely relaxing. It is excellent value for money and I will recommend Forest Edge to everyone. This was our second visit and we will definitely be returning. " - Johan and Amelia Meyer, Pretoria, December 2014

"Wonderful and comfortable accommodation. We will be back, thank you! " - Cathy Davis, Cape Town, December 2014

"Baie dankie vir julle gasvryheid. Ons het baie lekker gebly en sien al die moeite en aandag wat julle aan die plek gee. Ons sal Forest Edge enige tyd aanbeveel! " - Zako Kruger, JD en Cullen, Port Elizabeth, December 2014

"What a wonderful stay. Your attention to detail really made our trip to Forest Edge wonderful. Thank you for sharing your home with us. " - Kim, Matthew & Debbie Orolowitz, Cape Town, December 2014

"I don't say much but staying has been just wonderful at Forest Edge BIBBEYSHOEK! " - Robert E Bibbey, Cheshire, UK, December 2014

"Everything was in perfect condition. Outstanding service. " - Carlien en Dewald Coertzen, Rayton, November 2014

"Exellente! Unforgettable! A place where time and space are not running. Deep into a corner of paradise you find peace and happiness. We really LOVED the cottage and your hospitality. " - Moira Canini, Chiara Ianni, Maite Morelli, Italy, November 2014

"Stay was absolutely awsome... loved every second. " - Gabrielo Giordano and Dean Kath, Cape Town, November 2014

"We had a lovely stay and will definitely be back. " - Kobus Boshoff, Jeffreysbaai, November 2014

"Thank you for a wonderful stay. It was our FOURTH TIME and every time it is just as amazing as the first time. The hospitality and friendliness of everyone is just out of this world. We enjoyed every moment of it. See you again soon. " - Jasmien and Ricky Daniels, Cape Town, November 2014

"BEST PLACE WE HAVE STAYED IN YET! This has been so much more than what we asked for. The quiet, the seclusion and especially the fact that we could do whatever we wanted, whenever we wanted. Absolutely the perfect holiday. " - Alana and Wynand Lens, Cape Town, November 2014

"Yet another wonderful stay. Superbly run establishment. This is our third or fourth stay as a family and we absolutely love it and will be back again and again. Highly recommended!! Nothing can be faulted or improved - it's a really fabulous quiet tranquil spot! " - Jane, Maya and Greg Hansen, Wynberg, November 2014

"Excellent accommodation. " - Patricia Moll, Herolds Bay, November 2014

"This has been an absolutely AWESOME experience! From the beautiful cottage, through the gardens, the lovely forest walks, the "big tree", Jubilee Creek picnic to the exhilirating staff and management. Thank you! A wonderful relaxing stay at Forest Edge! " - Cecil Jones with Tess and Muggles, Jeffreysbay, November 2014

"Our Forest Edge stay, YET AGAIN, was exceptional. Ronel's hospitality is second to none. The amenities are fantastic and the closeness to nature truly allows us to unwind. We will definitely come back again! " - Johann Ungerer and Mandi Lotter, Johannesburg, November 2014

"Ronel en span. Baie dankie vir die lekker rustyd. Ons het die rustigheid, pragtige staproetes en stilte baie geniet en ons is weer reg om die wereld met ope oe en harte aan te pak! " - Erika Braun en Jurgen Klingenberg, Durban en Stellenbosch, November 2014

"Thank you for a lovely rest... we will definitely visit Forest Edge in the future, and always in our memories! You have been nothing but kind and generous with your hospitality even since before we arrived. We experienced the magic of the forest, and your passion for doing what you love has inspired us. Thank you in more ways than one. Love always, " - Wanda Meets and Natasha Harmse, Mossel Bay, November 2014

"Amazing place, awesome to be so close to the forest. " - Andrew Butcher, Johannesburg, November 2014

"Just a wonderful stay!!! Very impressed with neatness!!! " - Fanie Ernst, Grootbrakrivier, November 2014

"It was a beautiful house and surroundings. We enjoyed it. " - Pieter and Annelie Bertrams, The Netherlands, November 2014

"n Ongelooflike naweek. Ons het vanaf ontvangs onmiddelik welkom gevoel. Alles is hier wat mens nodig het en meer. Die rustigheid en privaatheid is van so n aard dat ons heeltemal vergeet het van besige lewens daar buite. Volledige inligting in die brosjure, die 'personal touches' (DVD's, boeke, bord speletjies) is perfekte bykomstighede. Dit was n voorreg om die natuur so te beleef en by Dalene Matthee se bos te kon bly. Ons sal julle aanbeveel en definitief weer julle besoek. " - Tilana Steyn, George, November 2014

"A wonderful stay in a magical setting! " - Steve Corder, Sedgefield, November 2014

"Ons het baie lekker gebly, baie dankie. Ons sal weer kom en ander mensies van jou vertel! " - Gerdia Britz, Tsitsikamma, November 2014

"Just what we wanted. Tranquility and Peace. " - Colin Salter, Port Elizabeth, November 2014

Peter van den Bergh guest feedback

"Absolutely stunning, tranquil and a place where I am easily falling in love! " - Rob Newborn, Stellenbosch, November 2014

"Thank you so much for the wonderful stay; very beautiful and peaceful. " - John Baker, Cape Town, November 2014

"Forest Edge is and will stay one of our cherished and gentle blessings. A place where all the lovely things, the very best and brightest of nature, will always wait to warm your heart with cheer, and quiet days will shower you with beauty and peace. " - Susan vd Merwe, Secunda, November 2014

"Excellent and relaxing, lovely stay. Your hospitality and friendly personality did not go unnoticed. I could have enjoyed another 2 nights of walking and relaxation. Thank you and I hope to bring my family, friends and visitors to Forest Edge in the future. Much love. " - Jane Steer, Brenton-on-sea, October 2014

"Forest Edge was the best getaway and honeymoon destination. Beautiful cottage, peaceful and hearing the sound of nature was magical. It was just what we needed for the perfect getaway from stress. We had THE BEST honeymoon!!! Thanks for the excellent service. We will be back and will never forget this place... sad to leave. " - Liezl and Bradley Rowan, Joostenbergvlakte, October 2014

"Dankie dat jy hierdie stukkie hemel wat ons Vader vir jou gegee het met ons deel. Hierdie was die mees fantastiese week denkbaar. Ons het ons wittebrood geniet! Hierdie rustigheid voel n mens tot diep in jou siel. Ons ry vanoggend baie swaar terug, maar gaan weer terugkom om ons 'honeymoon' te herdenk. Die huisies, die tuin, ag alles is net so fantasties. " - Johan en Marieka Muller, Lutzville, October 2014

"Most amazing place; I can recommend it to all. Vreeslik dankie vir n wonderlike 7 dae van honeymooning hier by julle. Kon nie vir beter gevra het nie. Wonderlike weer, of dit sonskyn of reen! " - Michelle en Arrie Redelinghuys, Middelburg, October 2014

"This was a lovely visit, peace and quiet, we can't wait to come back next year with our whole family. This is an awesome facility, definitely recommend for all. Dit was n belewenis. Baie baie lekker. Dankie vir die vriendelikheid van almal! " - Chantel en JP Cilliers, Pretoria, October 2014

"Wonderlike ontspanne atmosfeer wat julle geskep het. Ons het die baie geniet en dit is presies waarna ons gehunker het na die besige stads-lewe. " - Kristien en Jacques van Zyl, Pretoria, October 2014

"Was n heerlike 4 dae, baie geniet, lekker geslaap. Pragtige omgewing. Lekker kaggel wanneer dit reen gee n rustige en kalmerende uitwerking op menswees. Het die ontspanning nodig gehad. " - Lenie en Tom Olckers, Secunda, October 2014

"We had a wonderful time. My young children really loved the donkeys. All the staff were very friendly and we'd recommend staying here. We'd gladly return again! Little Caty wrote: Thanx for the holiday. I love the donkeys, wild rabbit and Espresso the cat. It was the funnest holiday we ever had! (and she drew us a beautiful picture of Espresso) :- ) " - Jason, Keak, Steven, Caty and Mai Wheddon, October 2014

"Thank you for the wonderful and warm reception. Your caring attitude is note-worthy. Wonderful atmosphere. The peace and tranquility of Forest Edge is very revitalizing for any tired soul. We are leaving revived and will visit Forest Edge again. " - Tanya and Eugene Bastian and kids, Beaufort West, October 2014

"Excellent breakaway venue right in the Knysna Forest. " - Peter Mathew, Melkbosstrand, October 2014

"Once again we enjoyed our stay at Forest Edge. A wonderful place to relax. Always neat and tidy, will definitely be back. It's perfect. " - Brendan Benjamin, Flamingo Vlei, October 2014

"Excellent!! We really loved this place and will recommend it to all our friends! Keep it as it is. Die woud het ons betower. Dis n stukkie van Eden se tuin. Ons het soveel rus en vrede hier gekry! Ons gaan die vuurvliegies en padda-geluide mis. Tot weer-siens! " - Pasgetroude Elsa & Ivan Enslin, Sasolburg, October 2014

"We really enjoyed our stay here and found the cottage to be well equipped, friendly staff that take in consideration your interests and provide information about the area, which offers so much. Will definitely recommend and we will return. " - Maryna and Johan Coetzee, Somerset West, October 2014

"Baie dankie vir n heerlike 3 nagte! Die gesing van voels, hoekies en draaitjies vir die kinders om te ontdek, hangmat (altyd n treffer!), buitelugstort: alles dinge wat ons altyd sal onthou. Ons het die rustigheid baie geniet. " - Henri, Neil, Mira, Lize and Henri van Schaik, Somerset-wes, October 2014

"A great place for kids to entertain themselves. They loved the donkeys and other animals. " - Craig Kemp, Cape Town, October 2014

"Forest Edge is very well located. Their strict regulations keep the place in good order. " - Francois Esterhuizen, Stellenbosch, October 2014

"A peaceful and lovely stay, sthank you! My daughter is in love with the donkeys and so sad to say goodbye. " - Adele and Andrew Neill, Strand, October 2014

"Really incredible stay and lovely to be so close to nature. Peaceful, quiet and perfectly serene. An awesome stay and will definitely recommend it. Keep it exactly how it is. " - Ashley Murray, September 2014

"Julle 'end of the road' ligging is ideal en ons sal graag weer hier will oorbly. Dankie vir al die sorgsame voorbereiding, en inrigting. " - Johan and Louise Alheit, Hermanus, September 2014

"Perfect setting, great accommodation and friendly host. Loved our stay! Wat n heerlike verrassing hier in die mooiste woud. Alles was so netjies en skoon en ons het niks kortgekom nie. Geluk met julle mooi plek. " - Dr Daan Luyt, Pretoria, September 2014

"Wonderful stay, will be back. " - Marletha Hardy, Centurion, September 2014

"Excellent value for money. Awesome weekend. " - Sandra Johannessen, Lone Hill, September 2014

"Excellent and highly recommended. Dankie vir die uitstekende diens vanaf besprekings fase regdeur tot by ons aankoms en verblyf. Hierdie is n wonderlike deel van God se skepping en die manier wat die Natuur respekteer en beskerm word is iets wat nie in geld waarde gemeet kan word nie. Dit is n belewenis om met sulke natuurgeluide omring te wees en ons beplan definitief om terug te kom. Hou so aan! " - Willie Steynberg, Colchester, September 2014

"Excellent stay as before, enjoyed the Luxury cottage. Will be back! " - Wikus Theunissen, Durbanville, September 2014

"Thank you for making our stay here such a memorable occasion. We have been blessed with God's best in each other and God surely blessed us by giving us His best honeymoon spot. Thanks for the chapter you added to our lives. May you be blessed abundantly. " - Abigail and Shaun Williams, Elsies River, September 2014

"Absolutely stunning and magical. Thank you for a very relaxing and peaceful stay. Our boys thoroughly enjoyed themselves especially feeding the two donkeys. " - Waseema Omar, Cape Town, September 2014

"Brief but lovely stay - wish it could have been longer. " - Michelle and Eben Bothma, September 2014

"Excellent layout. " - Hanlie Moolman, Colchester, September 2014

"One of the best mini-vacays we have had. Your place, the service and all the surroundings are extremely beautiful. From our arrival everything was excellent and beyond our expectations. Our main worry had been maybe what we had seen online was not what we were going to find, however it turned out it was even more beautiful than what we had seen online!! " - Noliet Chihoko and party, Cape Town, September 2014

"An extremely well organised and planned Forest Edge, with advanced sustainable processes. " - Michael and Ursula Gates, Durbanville, September 2014

"Everything is just awesome. Not rushing to get home. " - Alison Kranenburg, Cape Town, September 2014

"Very nice place to have your honeymoon! View is very nice. Dit is werklik n baie mooi plek. Was n week om te onthou. So stil en rustig maar net soveel lewe, iets wat mens nie elke dag beleef nie. Dankie. xxx " - Cindyleigh and Henk Kleynhans, Gauteng, September 2014

"Tranquil and peaceful setting close to beautiful hiking routes. " - Reon Cloete, Mowbray, September 2014

"We thank you for providing a tranquil and beautiful space for us to really relax and unwind and enjoy country living. We applaud your obvious passion for sustainable living and conservation and wish you well for "living off the grid". We loved the outside shower, the inside fireplace and the meditation space. Our stay at Forest Edge was a wonderful end to our 2 week road trip and we hope to return. We appreciate Ronel's passion for sustainable living and her attention to detail. We loved our Forest Edge peaceful experience! " - Colin and Ross Schmidt, Tokai, September 2014

"We had a wonderful stay at Forest Edge! The setting was so tranquil and the forest was beautiful. We felt at home in the cottage; it was the perfect getaway for our honeymoon. Definitely stay at this gem if you get the chance! " - Brian and Teisia Park, NJ, USA, August 2014

"A really awesome experience. Peaceful and tranquil setting, lovely cottage - everything you need.... and more " - Shelley Janse Van Vuuren, Tableview & Bothasig, September 2014

"Perfect stay, so peaceful! Will definitely come again, just keep it the same. Ons het heerlik gebly. Ongelooflik stil en rustig hier. Hemel op aarde. Wens ons kon langer bly. " - Corne en Dewald Meyer, George, September 2014

"We had the most relaxing and special time here. The wind in the trees and the bird songs. We will be back. " - Bill and Lizanne Tucker, Bellville, September 2014

"Absolutely lovely find. Will most definitely be back again. I wouldn't change a thing. " - Donovan Wry, Plett, August 2014

"What a gem of a place! We loved our time here and will definitely be back with the family. Highly recommended for a getaway from the city, you won't want to leave! Thanks for a special holiday retreat. The establishment is so efficient and grounds and accommodation are spotless and well maintained in every area. A pleasure to visit! " - Jayne Fifield, Hyde Park, August 2014

"What a wonderful place to unwind and enjoy Nature. Highly recommended." - Madge Koch Bladergroen, Plettenberg bay, August 2014

"Beautiful spot! We loved the quiet tranquility." - Jon and Natasha Wilson, Table View, August 2014

"If you are looking for an excellent place to stay in the Knysna area, this is it. The comfort and value for money are second to none. Brilliant management. Really clean, everything in working order. We were expecting a nice place to chill, but everything went above and beyond! " - Kevin Blount, Cape Town, August 2014

"Dankie vir jou gasvryheid, ons het die kuiertjie baie geniet. n Pragtige plek. " - Johan en Lily Meyer, Potchefstroom, August 2014

"Thank you for an awesome weekend, such a beautiful peaceful setting. " - Jacqui Bredin, Cape Town, August 2014

"This Secret Slice of heaven was Pure Paradise. Thank you for restoring our energy. It is definitely a place we will always come back to! " - Stephanne Erasmus, Johannesburg, August 2014

"Thank you for allowing guests to share in this extraordinary world of calm, beauty and serenity that you have so lovingly created. What a special experience! Thank you for sharing your piece of magic with us! I'd change Nothing nothing nothing nothing and nothing! Its perfect! " - Sarah Deseta, Port Elizabeth, August 2014

"You can't improve on this level of excellence : ) An amazing time; we were so blessed to have spent our honeymoon in such lush, beautiful and peaceful surroundings. Thanks for the personal touches and consideration. Truly memorable. We'll be telling all and sundry about this little Gem. Your knowledge of the area and advice regarding daily activities were invaluable and Drupkelders was worth the effort. We leave with much appreciation. Love and Hugs. " - Maxwell and Selina Ryan, Cape Town, August 2014

"What a beaut spot - attention to detail awesome! Love Hansel & Gretel and I am touched by your love and concern for the donkey's wellbeing. Also the educational boards. A fab job being done. Awesomeness, stunning - great facilities - want for nothing! " - Debbie Klein, East London, August 2014

"Thank you for a wonderful stay. We had a great time here. Your efforts to make us feel welcome were amazing. " - Grant and Shels Davis, Port Elizabeth, August 2014

"I love all the info. Baie dankie vir die heerlike kuier. En vir die eiers en wortels, en die bonfire! Dit was vredevol, net wat ons nodig gehad het. " - Alida en Hannelet Cloete, George, August 2014

"What an excellent place. We enjoyed our stay thoroughly. " - Coenie de Beer, Knysna, August 2014

"This was my favourite stay in South Africa. A beautiful jewel in the ZA crown! Delightful host. Everything was clean and cosy. An awesome place! It has amazing views and cozy cabins. Had a great time in Knysna at all the wonderful sites and it was good to come back to Forest Edge... it felt like home. " - Emily, Melissa and Sherry Miyazono, California, USA, August 2014

"Loved the outdoor shower. Recommended you to all our friends. Pragtige tuine, fantastiese staproetes naby. Skoon en netjies. Heerlik gerus en heerlik gestap. Sien julle hopelik gou vir ons 3de kuier." - Naomi van Rooyen, Stellenbosch, August 2014

"Great experience." - Sunelle Fourie, Hartenbos, August 2014

"Appreciated the tranquility, hospitality and being on the Forest's edge. Would not change a thing. " - Adele Drake, Darling, August 2014

"We had a wonderful stay here at Forest Edge. We loved the hammock and the outdoor shower - such a great idea! The cottage was very clean and cosy; we felt at home here. You thought of everything, nothing we missed. The suggestions you made were good: the hike in the forest was amazing and eating at Totties was delicious. We hope to come back one day and we will recommend you in Belgium! " - Liestbeth van de Weerd, Kontich, Belgium, August 2014

"Om meer te gee as wat jy vra... dit is presies wat jul doen. Net om dankie te se vir dit, en die natuur om jou. Dit sal net goed gaan met dit wat julle sal pluk. Hartseer om te vertrek! " - Edward en Juliana Adams, Cape Town, August 2014

"Staying here was an amazing experience! I would highly recommend Forest Edge! " - Bjorn Coetzee, Mosselbay, August 2014

"Great location slightly out of Knysna but makes for a quiet and tranquil getaway from the rat race. Lots of hiking trails just outside. Forest Edge grounds really quiet and peaceful. " - Simon Claassen, Cape Town, August 2014

"This is a true corner of heaven, we will be back. Incredible experience. " - Sylvia Morgante, Windhoek, Namibia, July 2014

"A gorgeous place, most welcoming owners, unbelievable setting, central to things other than nature. We planned on staying 3 nights, but stayed 4, and if work wasn't calling, we'd have stayed longer. It's a recipe that works; wouldn't change a thing. " - Annette and Peter Nel, Dubai, July 2014

"Such a lovely, calm and tranquil stay. The cottage is an absolute delight and it was so lovely to curl up in front of the fire on a cold Winter's night. The Drupkelders walk was stunning and the views from the Spitskop viewpoint was worth it. Oysters and sunset over the lagoon was also a must. A great stay. Wonderful accommodation and location. A warm welcome and we felt well looked after. " - Nicola Miles, Birmingham, UK, July 2014

"Very tightly run ship. Exceeds expectations and absolutely nothing to fault. On the edge of the forest as name suggests! Spotted Knysna Loerie near Jubilee Creek and fireflies near Froggy Pond. Loved the fireplace and hammock! Thanks to lovely host Ronel for making us feel at home. " - Johan Meyer, Pretoria, July 2014

"It is all excellent! " - Lynne Eary, Port Elizabeth, July 2014

"Baie netjies en goed ingerig. Pragtige omgewing. " - Dr Tanya Pretorius, July 2014

"Wonderful. Everything is perfect. " - Dr Janet Cotton, Claremont, July 2014

"n Wonderlike kuier, lekker gerus. " - Carla Pretorius, George, July 2014

"Wat n wonderlike rustyd hier by julle!!! Baie baie dankie. Die stilte wat ons hier beleef het, was net genoeg om ons batterye weer te laai... Die huisie is regtig n tuiste. Julle bly en werk in n paradys. Dit is hoogs aanbeveel vir enige persoon wat hier wil kom rus en net die wonder van die natuur beleef. " - Erna en Johan van Jaarsveld, Ermelo, July 2014

"I can't wait for next year, so that we can come back (2015 Winter Getaway - here we come!) What an amazingly special place that we will treasure... a place that soothes the soul, filled with magic trees, ferns and peacefulness. Amazing accommodation and beautiful setting. " - Oliver and Wendy McFarlane, Cape Town, July 2014

"Great stay, will be back for sure! " - Amber-Jane Pearson, July 2014

"Wonderful stay and excellent service - as always! It's all perfect. " - Andre and Dalene Pieterse, Stellenbosch, July 2014

"Dis ons 4de keer by julle en beslis nie die laaste keer nie. 'Fieldmouse' is stunning en ons het elke oomblik geniet. Jou opgraderings is great! Dankie vir jou vriendelikheid. Sien jou volgende jaar. " - Liza en Rigardt Maartens, Roodekrans, July 2014

"The stay was perfect in every way and we recommend Forest Edge to everyone during a holiday in Knysna and surrounding areas. " - Liz Tiedt, Pretoria, July 2014

"Great to stay here. Recommended. We enjoyed our stay; the fireplace makes all the difference in winter - cosy! The surroundings are great. " - Mark, Dave and Marianne Reeves, Stellenbosch, July 2014

"Soos in 2013, net een groot vreugde om hier te kuier. Die woud, die stilte, die naggeluide - wonderlik! Kos vir die siel. 'Even in the shade we find the sun For the sun dwells in our hearts'. " - Mandi en Gerrit Kotze, Centurion, July 2014

"An amazing 3 peaceful days. We are definitely bringing more friends along next time. " - Rox Eveleigh, Cape Town, July 2014

"It was wonderful. Will come again. Awsome, awesome, awesome... This has everything. Ai, ons wou nie huistoe nie! Was wonderlik! Baie dankie. " - Alta Barnard, Petro Farnham and Elna Brown, Knysna & Sedgefield, June 2014

"Really good value for money. This place is really amazing, would recommend it to anyone. Love the peace and quiet. A piece of nature well managed and kept. It is fantastic. We really love this beautiful place. Here, you really are at one with Nature. It is so different from city life, away from the hustle. Thanks for letting us be a part of this life; it will stay in our hearts and minds for a long time to come. The people here are very friendly and where we come from you don't see that; it was refreshing and gave me hope than human kind is not all lost. I love your attention to detail and the little notes. The outside shower was a hit; Shaun just loved it; he is just disappointed that he never got to see a snake ;)   This place is really magical... We wish you well and hope to be coming back soon. Thank you! " - Aatiyah and Shaun Norman, Strand, June 2014

"Lovely place, what you get is what the marketing says! " - Jauckie Viljoen, Mosselbaai, June 2014

"A great time, a great place. Love the nature and the cabins are so cozy; a great weekend. Excellent cabin - will definitely be back! " - Nicole Pietkiewicz, NJ, USA, June 2014

"We had a wonderful stay at Forest Edge and will definitely come back. Forest Edge is highly recommended : - ) " - Jolandi Kramer, Brackenfell, June 2014

"Absolutely wonderful place and weekend. Will definitely recommend it. "Gert Socki, George, June 2014

"A very relaxing and welcoming place. " - Emily Lord, UK, June 2014

"An awesome experience. Our honeymoon started here; it's perfect. " - Charlene and Mike Batstone, Durban, June 2014

"Dit was heeeeeerlik!! Wat n fantastiese paar dae wat ons hier by julle gehad het! Selfs die winterweer het saamgespeel. Kaggel, hangmat, buitestort, selfs n elektriese kombers! Julle het regtig aan alles gedink, dis hoekom julle ons beslis weer sal sien in die toekoms. So n lekker rusplek vir liggaam en siel! " - Johette en Pieter Buckle, Claremont, June 2014

"Awesome place; I wouldn't change a thing. " - Phelo Sibeko, Cape Town, June 2014

"We were impressed from the minute we arrived. Beautiful scenery, lovely surroundings and very welcoming staff, helpful and friendly. The cottage feels like a home away from home, spacious, cosy and nicely set out. We woke up after a good rest; enjoyed outings to the waterfront, scenic drives, exploring, the wolf sanctuary, Leeuwenbosch tea garden, the Heads etc. Had a braai as the sun began to set and enjoyed some rain too on our last day! What a wonderful stay we had at Forest Edge, an absolute blast! We will never forget you, the surroundings, the beautiful gardens and tranquil feeling of Forest Edge. See you soon! " - Honeymooners Carla and Wayne Patterson, Port Elizabeth, June 2014

"Excellent breakaway. Tranquil and peaceful. " - John van den Berg, Mosselbay, June 2014

"For the first time, I experienced something different thanks to you. I feel so rejuvenated and we can start our lives afresh. I have never felt this calm in my life! Hansel and Gretel are so cute and now I can also go home and say that I have fed a donkey - LOL. Would like to come again and will recommend this for any holiday seeker. Mwah! " - Joe and Wilma Duminy, Strand, May 2014

"n Wonderlike 'Honeymoon' hier by Forest Edge. Die kaggeltjie was perfek hiervoor! Ons gaan beslis sorg dat ons binnekort weer kom kuier. The 'forest way of life' is voorwaar inspirerend! " - Selma en Stefan Fourie, Pretoria, May 2014

"Stil en vreedsaam, bosgeluide, skoon lug en skoner geriewe. n Wonderlike innerlike hernuwing om weer die stad se 'aanslag' te kan oorleef. " - Lodewic en Francois Duhen, Sea Point, May 2014

"An amazing stay, got a lot more than we expected. Going away rejuvenated. We enjoyed every moment of the beauty and tranquility of the surroundings. Going home refreshed and full of fond memories! Your personality and dedication shines in every facet of Forest Edge. 'Doe Zoo Voort'. " - Roelf and Stella Marais, Somerset West, May 2014

"Don't miss out. No need to go anywhere else. " - Eugene Botha, Johannesburg, May 2014

"Thank you to you and your staff for your hospitality. It was an awesome experience. We loved the quietness and the tranquility. Will definitely recommend this beautiful place to our friends. " - Ingrid and Shantal Pienaar, Cape Town, May 2014

"The perfect spot for a honeymoon couple. We were made tofeel so welcome on arrival. We felt like we had the whole place to ourselves as our privacy was respected throughout our whole stay. The cottages are warm and cosy and had everything we could need and more. A definite recommendation - we will definitely be back. Change nothing; please stay the same!!! " - Michelle Linder, Darling, May 2014

"Baie dankie vir n great paar dae! Ons sal definitief volgende keer langer bly... Mal oor Fairy Den en Hansie en Grietjie. " - Berenice en Wessel Albertse, Cape Town, May 2014

"A lovely stay, just what we needed. Honestly I haven't felt this relaxed in 'forever'! Lovely setting, a wonderful and homely getaway, everyone is friendly and helpful. Definitely coming back in the future. 10/10 rating from us! " - Roshanna and Eugene Naidoo, Cape Town, May 2014

"Its the stillness which is the most magical that I love. The bird life has been great. The frogs and stars just ended each perfect day. The outdoor shower was a hit with Colin. Good luck with the worm farming and your battle against the baboons in your vegetables. Thanks for the treats and special care to help us watch 'Master Chef'. " - Peta and Colin Noble, Bergvliet, May 2014

"WOW WOW WOW. We searched high and low for a destination that screamed Brad and Sam, and Forest Edge was all that and so much more. We wanted to escape city life and business and that exactly what we got. Great friendly service, peace and quiet, nature and outdoor activities and not to mention the clean and tidy facilities, and gardens absolutely magic. We will be back and will recommend Forest Edge. You made our honeymoon memorable from start to end. What a blast... Experience was amazing; a MUST destination in Knysna. " - Samantha and Bradley Nel, Durban, May 2014

"Thank you and your staff for the lovely, relaxing stay. We loved our time here! " - Jonathan Sykes, Johannesburg, May 2014

"We visited for my husband's birthday who is a total workaholic; it was just what we needed as a family. We found it relaxed, braaied under the starry skies with the sound of nature. Will most definitely return to this tranquil retreat, a pleasure to experience. The children loved it also. " - Chantal Orton, Cape Town, May 2014

"We had a very relaxing and romantic Anniversary Getaway. The cottages are neat and cozy, fireplace and the surrounding nature is absolutely breathtaking. Will definitely visit again and bring some friends along to experience the best place in Knysna. " - Juanita and Pieta Meyer, Cape Town, May 2014

"This is our second stay, such a wonderful and tranquil place. We will definitely be back for a third time, and many more after that. Isabella (massage therapist) has magic hands and is highly recommended to relax and rejuvenate the body. The cottages are home from home. The bird sounds are also very relaxing. " - Robert and Nadene Du Brey, Port Elizabeth, May 2014

"Thank you for sharing this piece of paradise with us. Beautiful, stunning fresh air, peace, love to detail, comfort, respect for nature and the surroundings. Keep it going. " - Ulrike, Charlotta, Amelie and Martin Engelhard, Windhoek, Namibia, May 2014

"Wonderful holiday, will definitely be back soon. " - Kim Fletcher, Cape Town, May 2014

"Thank you for your attention to detail. Your personal excellence shows through in everything you do here at Forest Edge. A truly relaxed holiday, waking up to tweety birds, frogs and a cracking fire in the evening keeping us warm. The visits to the donkeys, seeing the baboons, the delicious fynbos honey, swaying in the hammock, having a shower outside, walking along the beach and collecting shells... all these things and more is what made this holiday truly memorable. " - Jenny and Dylan Chicken, Benoni, May 2014

"Very beautiful and peaceful. " - Arno Kleingeld, Somerset West, May 2014

"Ons TWEEDE terugkom en daar gaan beslis n 3de keer wees! Forest Edge het n manier om nes te skop in n mens se hart & wese. Ruben (6) se: 'Dis die beste plek ooit!' Ons neem baie swaar afskeid. Forest Edge is the best place to relax and just enjoy.... the best!! " - Marile Devenish, Bellville, May 2014

"We will return as soon as we can. Thanks for a magical experience. Dankie dat ons hierdie stukkie hemel vir n paar dae kon deel. Ek wens ons kon nog langer gebly het; ek is verlief. Mooi bly. " - Robert, Jeanne and Sunette Hermanie and Anet du Toit, Somerset West, April 2014

"Lovely setting, lovely house, lovely holiday. " - Eleanor Butcher, UK, April 2014

"Forest Edge was a delight beyond our imagination. Being this close to nature was exhilirating, even nostalgic. Despite a few rainy days and a sick 2-year old, our stay was a real treat, especially with the premium DVD's and cosy fireplace. " - Robin Hermanus, Somerset West, April 2014

"Beautiful cottage; peaceful and beautiful surroundings. Management friendly and helpful, everything we needed was there, absolutely value for money. If you want to get out of the city and be in Nature, this is the place to be. Excellent. " - Marike Kruger and Chris Botha, Pretoria, April 2014

"Thank you for sharing this very special place with us. " - Cath and Joff Wickins, KZN, April 2014

"Quiet, relaxing, beautiful and majestic. Everything our hearts desired. Thanks for the wonderful setting. " - Victor Erasmus, Cape Town, April 2014

"A great time... especially for our two daughters (4 & 5 years old). It was impressive to see this dimension of nature. " - Anja and Claus Hunert, Germany, April 2014

"A home from home; cosy cabin, so well appointed. Thanks for your hospitality and warm welcome. " - Sheila, Candice and Roy McFarlane, Midrand, April 2014

"Everything was great from beginning to end. " - Leonie Perold, Edgemead, April 2014

"We feel refreshed and revitalised after our week's stay in your beautiful haven. It is obvious that your love and care for every plant and each lodge fuels the peaceful energy that permeates around us. Thank you and God Bless. " - Brian and Lindsay Forster, Zimbabwe, April 2014

"More wonderful I could not have. Sights and sounds and wonderful companionship to restore my soul. How I wish to see this place again! " - Adriaan, with Rina Barnard, Dubai, April 2014

"Every one has to visit Forest Edge at least once in their lives! Do not change a thing. " - Nadia-Ann and Christo Olivier, Cape Town, April 2014

"Excellent location and lovely relaxing time spent by all. 'A very unique spot, sorry we could not stay longer' - Pam and John. 'A lovely place to relax. The frogs and cicadas sent us off to sleep every night. A lovely stay' - The Motts " - Pam Mott-Burton, Hampshire, UK, April 2014

"An amazing place, so quiet and peaceful and fantastic for kids. Thanks for making our short stay so enjoyable and hopefully we will be back for longer next time. 'Everything was amazing, including the donkeys' - Yasmien, age 9. 'I especially loved the hammock and the patio' - Nina, age 7. " - Nigel Rawson, London, UK, April 2014

"What an awesome way for us to start our holiday, it instantly put us into relax mode. The hospitality is excellent and we felt really looked after! We'll be back. " - Melanie Robertson, Green Point, April 2014

"A wonderful time; everything was perfect. The kids loved playing with the donkeys and we just enjoyed everything. We will not hesitate to recommend these wonderful cottages to our family and friends. We would certainly choose to stay at Forest Edge should we come back to stay in Knysna. I can see this is ongoing work and Forest Edge constantly looks at ways to improve standards and maintain grounds and cottages. " - Melanie Smith, London, UK, April 2014

"You deserve 10 stars, forget 5!! Its truly a wonder here; truly magical place. We wouldn't change a thing, everything is perfect. Thanks for being the perfect host. The walk with you and your dogs was so nice and they are beautiful. Your eco-system is wonderful; more people should do it. With sadness we say goodbye to this wonderful place of peace and harmony. We will be back soon!! PS. Keep our cottage for us near the donkeys; we'll keep the baboons away for you : - ) " - Cobus and Wanita Smit, Swellendam, April 2014

"We very much enjoyed our stay at Forest Edge. Fantastic night sky, the noisy wildlife coming alive at night - what an experience. Peaceful. Hot (for us). The kids loved the hammock. " - Claire, Roddy, Finlay, Monen Duncan, Dunfermline, Scotland, UK, April 2014

"We loved our stay in Fieldmouse cottage and being so close to Nature. We felt like "city rats" when we heard a baboon fight in the forest; our 3-year old son asked us to lock the door! : - ) " - Charlene, Charl and Anton Marais, Fourways, Johannesburg, April 2014

"Beautiful, peaceful, felt like home. Thank you for allowing us this wonderful stay. Thanks for making this part of our Honeymoon so special; we loved the fresh flowers and bubbly. Beautiful walks, fresh clean air, Stunning Stunning Stunning! " - Sarah and Christopher Scutts, Lonehill, April 2014

"Very nice and enjoyable stay. " - Maria Guida, Abudhabi, UAE; April 2014

"Thank you for an awesome stay. The kids loved feeding Hansel and Gretel apples every morning. We loved the walks in the forest. " - William McKay and Rosie, Anya, Solveig (age 4 - see sketch below), Rosie and Hermann Kistner, Durban, April 2014

Children love forest edge - magic, mushrooms, outdoors, donkeys, cat, chickens and more

"Three wonderful days. Lovely and cosy cottages. We enjoyed every second. Fresh air, beautiful nature and 2 plump and adorably cute donkeys. And a sweet and loving inn-keep : - ) " - Maurizio and Janda Mazzaro, Maren Halden and Pauline Dressel, Italy, Norway, Germany and Polokwane; April 2014

"Forest Edge is a beautiful setting and so family friendly. Its exceptionally well run and the hostess is super friendly. Definitely be back and highly recommended. It is perfect as it is. " - Almir de Sousa and Jessica Troni, Pretoria, April 2014

"Dis baie spesiaal om vir n paar dae te kon woon met die natuur op jou voorstoep. Dankie vir jul gasvryheid en al die moeite om die kinders iets spesiaal te wys. " - Annelie Serfontein, Port Elizabeth, April 2014

"Super Schoen hier, nette leute. Ich komme gerne wieder. Hoffendlich bis naechstes jahr. " - Conny Holstein, Germany, April 2014

"Very nice and relaxing; would highly recommend it. " - Alan Kemp, Cape Town, April 2014

"This was lovely. The ideal hide-away for anyone. Will come back definitely. " - Jacques Germishuizen, Langebaan, April 2014

"Well appointed cottages. Attention to detail, happy and friendly staff, peaceful surroundings, the beauty of nature and a cute cottage! Oh and the hammock - an inspired extra bit of comfort! We enjoyed the Jubilee Creek walk and will return to enjoy Drupkelders. We enjoyed the outdoor shower - even in the dark. " - Rose, Kirstin and Pete Humphreys, Somerset West; Bethany Danielson, Colorado, USA; Robyn Humphreys, Knysna; March 2014

"Can't wait to do this again; what a place! Hard not to fall in love with. " - Shawn Bastiaans, Kuilsriver, March 2014

"Wonderfully peaceful, tranquil and beautiful. Dis n pragtige plekkie by die bos en ons het heerlik gebly, baie dankie. Dankie vir die volledige inligting en brosjures oor die omgewing - dit was baie nuttig! " - Erika and Andries Rossouw (plus 3 kinders!), Johannesburg, March 2014

"Baie dankie vir die manier wat julle die Natuur bewaar en dit met ander deel. Wat n ongelooflike voorreg om hier te kon woon en die vrede van die bos elke dag te kon ervaar. Enjoy and treasure it! " - Eunice Strydom, De Rust, March 2014

"What an ideal honeymoon getaway. Thank you for creating such a perfect, beautiful, stunning and most of all, bonding place. My husband and I had an amazing time despite the scorpion. Thanks for being so friendly, understanding and caring. We enjoyed hiking to Drupkelders and Jubilee Creek. Thanks to the staff who provided us with everything we needed. We will surely advertise and speak with pride of this place called Forest Edge. May God's blessing rest upon you all. " - Chriszelda and Jason Willemse, Cape Town, March 2014

"I really enjoyed my stay - accommodation was great, and being on the forest edge was very tranquil - with all the sounds that come with it too. Saw fireflies at night! I will be back... " - Marc Descroizilles, March 2014

"An amazing cottage. We had an awesome time rejuvenating; you have a piece of heaven... Thank you once again; see you soon : - ) " - Colleen, Jordan and Preggie Naidoo, Cape Town, March 2014

"Fantastic once again! " - Sunette Swart, Brackenfell, March 2014

"We LOVED every minute of our stay here! Even though we are very sad to leave, we are leaving with our batteries fully recharged and ready for the next adventure. We are so grateful that we have discovered this gem and Forest Edge will DEFINITELY see us again. This is truly a place where one can 'Stop your Body, so that your Soul can catch up'. " - Suzanne Visagie de Chavarria, Cape Town, March 2014

"An amazing stay and hospitality! A wonderful honeymoon getaway. We had the best time exploring Millwood and the little coffee shop. We enjoyed braai-ing every night and ended every night with a snuggle in front of the fireplace with a great movie. Thanks for sharing your little piece of heaven with us. Much love. " - Lesley and Dylan Stone, March 2014

"Laura, age 6, wrote: 'I liked it was very fantastic thank you' with a beautiful drawing of the 2 kids and the cottage with the hammock! : - ) " - Geraghty family, IRELAND, March 2014

"Excellent breakaway from the hustle and bustle of the city. A truly amazing experience. Owner is warm and friendly and provides a brilliant service. The kids had a great time exploring Forest Edge, feeding the donkeys and having a shower outside. Jubilee Creek and walking in the forest was a refreshing experience. The cottage was neat, clean and cosy. We do not feel like returning to the city; would rather move out here to enjoy the endless peacefulness and clean living. Will definitely do this again! " - Faizal Adam, Johannesburg, March 2014

"Awesome piece of paradise! Nothing beats being in Nature : - ) Your place is beautiful. " - Philip and Carol May, East London, March 2014

"Had a great time! Waarlik n besonderse plek. Die rus en vrede kan geld nie koop nie. Wens ons kon die 2 donkies leen vir n kuiertjie. Dankie vir die gasvryheid! " - Sonja and Cameron Brown, Kimberley, March 2014

"We had such a lovely stay, everything was just perfect. Hope to be back soon. Do absolutely nothing; you can't change perfection. " - Len Lowings, Cape Town, March 2014

"Peaceful, glorious stay - had a sense of care for nature and people. What a treat! Coming from forrester stock, I'd say my Great Grandfather would be pleased that people like you live here and love the forest that he protected. Only one complaint - our stay was too short! " - Vaughan and Michelle Harran, Springs, March 2014

"Recommend Forest Edge as Excellent. " - Kimm and Thom Jayne, USA, March 2014

"Fantastic end to our honeymoon! Wat n onvergeetlike plek. Asemrowende natuurskoon: Drupkelders, visarende, uile, vlermuise en die donkies. " - Natasja and Cobus Smuts, Somerset West, March 2014

"Baie dankie vir n wonderlike week. Dit was absoluut wonderlik om so naby aan die natuur te wees. Dankie ook vir n baie mooi en skoon toegeruste huisie. Ons sal beslis weer kom. " - Monica Doman, Caledon, March 2014

"Lovely, peaceful, clean and friendly place to rejuvenate and cleanse the soul. Will be back for more. A fantastic place you have here - we loved every minute of it. We appreciated the attention to detail, everything has been considered. Thank you! " - Charise Dryden, Cape Town, March 2014

"Wonderful stay! Tranquil and romantic. Such a peaceful experience... it is difficult to leave. I can't wait to return. Dankie vir n baie netjiese, goed toegeruste en wonderlike plekkie! Die natuur, sorg van terrein en rustige atmosfeer, dra alles daartoe by dat dit beslis n bestemming is om na terug te kom en vir ander aan te beveel. Jy het goeie werk hier verrig. " - Clanelle and Matthew Anderson, Stilbaai, March 2014

"It was a fantastic stay. Beautiful place, full amenities, highly recommended. " - Greg Pape, Cape Town, March 2014

"We very much enjoyed our stay at Forest Edge and the surrounding nature. Ronel was very helpful with everything and our little daughter had lots of fun with the animals. " - Susi and Axel Leyck, Germany, February 2014

"Lovely and quiet, perfect setting. Great accommodation, wish we were staying for longer. " - Alex Rankin, London, UK, February 2014

"What a fantastic place. We will be back as soon as we have the chance. Keep up the goood work, the place is perfect as it is. " - Kobus Mans, Olifantsfontein, February 2014

"What a magical place! The real world seems far away... This truly is the perfect getaway. We look forward to a return visit. " - Mauveen and John Gomes, Kommetjie, February 2014

"Wat n wonderlike ervaring en voorreg om langs Fiela se bos te bly! Ons het die bosgeluide, en die stilte, so geniet en waardeer. Was baie opgewonde oor vuurvliegies en die stort was pret! Dankie vir vars blomme en vir jou baie spesiale heuning. " - Susan en Richard Boer, Standerton, February 2014

"Dit was n heerlike paar dae van ontspanning en dis op net die regte plek. Baie oulik en knus. " - Talitha Griesel, Mosselbaai, February 2014

"I was triggered by the extreme high numbers of excellent reviews this property has on Tripadvisor... Let's try it out ourselves, we thought. Super romantic and truly unique. The whole property is very eco friendly. The wifi works very well and has a good signal. The cottage is very well equipped, everything you think of is there. It was so nice sitting outside in the hammock in the evening listening to the sounds of nature, hearing bird noises I've never heard before in my life. There are walking trails next to the property. The garden is very well maintained. Staying here feels like a... fairy tale. Strongly recommended. (Shortened by Editor) " - Peter Sodermans, Luxembourg, February 2014

"My dear husband could not have chosen a better location for us to celebrate our 34th wedding anniversary. The sounds, smells, our mountain biking experience in the forest - have added wonderful memories to our memory bank. It has been an absolute privilege to have been able to stay at the bit of paradise with such great opportunities and we hope to be back. Keep up the good work!" - Jeanette and Don Geldenhuys, Cape Town, February 2014

"What a lovely venue to celebrate love between newly weds! Nearby various attractions to discover. Most preferred honeymoon destination - Best package ever!" - Gerhard du Toit, Dana Bay, February 2014

"Have had such a lovely relaxing stay with my parents and my 2 young children. Enjoyed Drupkelders, the rock pools, Jubilee Creek, the beach at Buffalo Bay. The girls particularly loved seeing the farm, chickens, donkeys and of course the jungle gym! Thanks for such a lovely stay. " - Sherry Secker UK, February 2014

"A fabulous, relaxing retreat." - Cliff & Ginny Rose, Jeffreys Bay, February 2014

"Loved it!" - Anja Oelsen, Johannesburg, February 2014

"After a 5.3h drive from Cape Town it was really nice to light up the braai outside and the fireplace inside. Bockwurst and Ostrich tasted very well together with baked vegetables in the fireplace. The next morning we went to Drupkelders, swimming among rocks and waterfalls! Later on we went to Knysna for a boat trip with Heads Explorer, we were the only ones with the crew - Fantastic! Thank you for your hospitality and many greetings from satisfied Norwegians." - Katrine, Tore and Mette Fjortoft, Hamar, Norway, February 2014

"Thank you for a wonderful stay in Forest Edge. We'll never forget our first real encounter with a Boom snake. Dirt road was a bit difficult. Very good value for money and overall experience was SO NICE, thank you, we'll be back. I'd recommend Forest Edge as 'Fantastic, go there!' " - Augusta Lachmeijer, Amsterdam, February 2014

"Fantastic ambiance. Well maintained. Fantastic location. Absolutely value for money. The resort is in tip-top condition, a little paradise. In die namiddag en aande het ons elke oomblik van jou pragtige plek geniet. Dankie, dit was heerlik." - Wandi Botha, Pinelands, Karin Viljoen, Witbank, February 2014

"What an enchanting discovery in finding this beautiful piece of Eden. This is a special place we hope to return to. The whole ambiance and environment speaks to a loving hand behind it all. We celebrated out 45th wedding anniversary here! Thanks for your personal warmth and enthusiasm - made us feel at ease and at peace. Thank you for creating this lovely place. God bless you richly. " - Peggy & John Buchanan, Johannesburg, February 2014

"Last day of our honeymoon and my birthday. Couldn't have spent it in a better place. Ronel - what a slick business! Everything thought of before and yet it feels relaxed, peaceful... Drupkelders was really incredible. It's a tough walk back up but SO worth it. Paradise. Pack lots of food and drink - you'll want to stay all day. Forest Edge is truly one of the best places we've stayed. Location second to none - right on the edge of the forest. So well organised. You'll have everything you need for complete relaxation. I would just make more of your green credentials! Not many people are doing this much." - Candice and Roanne Goldsmith, Cape Town, February 2014

"A lovely place, beautiful, restful, a perfect getaway or honeymoon destination. We'd recommend this to anyone. Ons was 5 jaar gelede hier as deel van ons wittebrood en kon nie wag om terug te kom nie! So toe kom vier ons ons herdenking hier en dit was elke sent werd. Al die verandering wat intussen hier plaasgevind het maak dit net meer aanloklik en pragtig, veral die mooi tuin uitleg. n Heerlike, rustige verblyf." - Marguerite and Erik Greyvenstein, George, February 2014

"Thank you for the amazing experience at Forest Edge and for making our anniversary so special. You really created an amazing place here." - Michelle and Annelize Du Plessis-Jonker, Somerset West, February 2014

"Awesome. What can I say. What a wonderful place to spend our 15th anniversary. My husband made a wise and excellent choice. This was a home away from home, and then some... There is so much to see and do here; we will definitely return. Thanks for sharing your home. PS - keep on saving the planet!" - Hadjierah and Anwar Jacobs, Cape Town, February 2014

"Beautiful getaway; highly recommended." - Ronel Swart, Strand, February 2014

"Great experience. Fantastic view, enjoyed continuous peacefulness. Great maintenance of cabin and really a pleasant experience for honeymooners. Can't wait to come back for another holiday experience!" - Keith Grassie, Cape Town, February 2014

"Thank you for this lovely stay in the midst of nature. After one week we really feel well rested. Thanks for the lovely tour of of your veggie garden - inspired me! Forest Edge is the perfect place to be for a holiday!" - Jan Brak, Somerset West, February 2014

"Thanks for making this marvel available to us "the public". It is close to perfect. We will surely visit again." - Dirk Swanepoel, Rustenburg, February 2014

"Our absolute favourite stay during a very long road trip. The tranquility, friendly, warm and caring service made it feel like home. Loved every moment, thank you will be back." - Elsette Strachan, January 2014

"A wonderful stay for those who love nature and would love to be in a forest without having to camp. The cottages are equipped for every need and so close to MTB routes and short walks for the less fit but adventurous. Die plek is lieflik versorg. Die natuur fantasties. Ek kon met my fiets van hier af die Homtini fiets roete ry. Ons het van ons huisie Drupkelders toe gestap." - Dr Renske Lombard, Pretoria, January 2014

"What a wonderful place to celebrate my 50th birthday! Everything is perfect." - Jacques and Alma van Wyk, Mosselbay, January 2014

"Wat n fantastiese plek om wittebrood te hou! Dankie Ronel en span vir n onvergeetlike tyd. Sal graag weer terugkom." - Anel en Naas Gildenhuys, Potchefstroom, January 2014

"Clean, neat and in touch with Nature... A peaceful, relaxing time - we needed to recharge our batteries. Very well equipped with everything we needed and more! The best self-catering place we've stayed in. The outdoor shower and hammock were a treat, very unique. We'll definitely recommend it to anyone who wants a break from the city. Thanks for all the info about the surroundings - we enjoyed exploring." - Kevin and Marie Brown (one year anniversary), George, January 2014

"This is truly a magical spot - very special and we would highly recommend it to any nature lover. It is heaven in paradise." - Monique Robinson, Milnerton, January 2014

"A great getaway for anyone looking for a beautiful and relaxing experience. This is the type of setting we've been looking for. Very well managed, clean and wholesome atmosphere. Secluded and away from town. Made us think back to our younger childhood days with a rustic feel. Everything was well-planned and thought out with this establishment. What a great feeling to be at a home away from home. Nice hospitality; warm welcome. Very relaxing!" - Karmila and Tony Cox, Port Elizabeth, January 2014

"n Aangename ervaring om hier te bly. Die rustigheid is wonderlik. Die omgewing en sy geskiedenis is iets wat ons altyd sal onthou. Jou gasvryheid is iets besonders. Forest Edge het bygedra tot n onvergeetlike honeymoon." - Iris and Jacques van Dyk, Port Owen, January 2014

"Very peaceful; exactly the rest we were looking for. Thank you for a wonderful time here at Forest Edge. So peaceful and calming and just what we needed. A little piece of paradise tucked away in the forest! Thanks for making everything so comfortable and easy." - Paul Harmer, Three Anchor Bay, January 2014

"Thanks for the opportunity to share this magnificent, glorious paradise. Perfect the way it is. A haven away from the busy life of the city." - Pieter Peddie, Stellenbosch, January 2014

"Lovely experience." - Leslie Strydom, Sunninghill, January 2014

"A lovely stay! We loved every moment and you have made sure we have everything to make us happy. Can't wait to come back." - Lee-Ann Schmidt, Houtbay, January 2014

"This was the best experience in life. Have not been to a nicer natural place before. Young Natasha & Bipasha added: 'We enjoyed a lot; many things to do. It is a lovely place. I loved Hansel and Gretel (donkeys). The pond was so nice and the hammock was the best. Lots of love.'" - Ranjit Paul, London, UK, January 2014

"We had an amazing time. Forest Edge is beautiful and we really enjoyed the spectacular Rock Pools. Would totally recommend. Owner with a bubbly personality and easy to talk to; available whenever needed." - Zureena Matcham, Cape Town, January 2014

"A perfect dip into nature for us townies. We loved it. We'll be back!" - Jackie Roux, Cape Town, January 2014

"Ons het SO lekker gekuier! Ons huisie was perfek; so naby die donkies. Ons jaar-oue kleinseun, Stephen, het die kuiertjies aan hulle baie geniet. Die tuine is ongelooflik mooi en versorg. Die voellewe vollop. Dit was regtig n heerlike week. Baie dankie!" - Hermi en Annalie Nel; Altus, Anandi en Stephen Brooks, Swellendam, January 2014

"Truly magical. A stunning escape away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Very organised, well looked after and filled with love..." - Juliano de Oliviera, Glenvista, January 2014

"Dankie vir al die bederf. Ons het die vakansie baie geniet en sal dit ten sterkste aanbeveel." - Annatjie, Brandon, Kirsten and Gordon Wessels, Pretoria, January 2014

"We really liked every minute of our stay; it is a very family friendly environment. We loved the walks in the forest. We'll miss the green environment with so many friendly people. Thanks for all your help and showing us the vegetable garden and worms; and we loved the walks with your dogs Blu and Roxy. Forest Edge should stay the way it is. Environmentally friendly with all the extras. The froggy pond, the garden and the owner." - Christine Drayer, Windhoek, Namibia, January 2014

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Anna Gauche (age 83) resting on the rocks after doing the Drupkelders trail down to the gorge

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The "blessed" woodcutter graves at Forest Edge - by the delightful honeymooners, Zack & Celeste de Beer (Sept 2010)

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