Knysna Accommodation at Cliffhanger Cottages Self Catering in Knysna
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  • Guests6
  • Rooms/Units3
  • Minimum Stay2 Nights

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Cliffhanger Cottages is a highly recommended property providing self catering in Knysna for tourists visiting the Garden Route region.

About Cliffhanger Cottages

Cliffhanger cottages are situated along the Rheenendal Road and enjoy the peace of the unspoilt country and yet are only a 15 minute scenic drive on a tar road to the centre of Knysna. Each cottage only accommodates two people.


Cliffhanger Cottage (3 Star Graded)
This is a luxurious self catering timber chalet perched on the edge of a steep drop into a forested valley with sweeping, unspoilt views of the Outeniqua Mountains. This is an ideal hideaway for honeymooners, lovers and nature lovers. It is a very spacious chalet with one bedroom, bathroom with basin, w/c, bidet and a very large shower with a view. Open plan lounge, dining and fully equipped kitchen all warmed by a firepot on those chilly winter nights.

A covered and semi enclosed deck with weber braai completes the picture. The deck has a comfortable couch as well as chairs and side table. TV, HiFi, DVD and a satellite decoder (bring own smartcard) are provided. All rooms have large windows facing the panoramic view. Cliffhanger is completely private, once there you could be the only people in the world.

Cliffedge Cottage
Cliffedge is a totally private luxury self catering timber chalet nestled on the edge of a forested valley with unspoilt panoramic views across the Knysna forest to the outeniqua mountains. Cliffedge is an ideal hideaway for honeymooners, lovers and nature lovers.

Comprising one large open plan living area with extra length queen size bed on one side and a well equipped kitchen and living area on the other side. A covered deck runs along the front . A bathroom with vanity and toilet and a huge separate shower facing the view completes the picture.A CD and DVD player, LCD TV and satellite decoder (bring your own smartcard) are provided. A firepot and firewood are supplied for those chilly winter nights and custom lighting provides a romantic atmosphere.

It has a well-equipped kitchenette, a bathroom with a spacious shower and a covered patio with a braai. There are beautiful views from both the bed and the patio. The unit is equipped with a TV, DVD, mini Hi Fi and a satellite decoder (bring your own smartcard).

Hedge cottage
The Hedge Cottage is our budget accommodation in a lovely garden setting. It is a comfortable bed-sit suitable for two people and makes an ideal base from which to explore the region.

Activites and Attractions

Buffalo Bay, a beautiful and safe swimming beach is a 15 minute drive away, and the Knysna forest only 10 minutes away. Birdlife abounds on the property and the loudest sounds you are likely to hear are the Egyptian geese or the Hadedah calling as they fly overhead.

For the adventurous the possibilities are endless. Golf, fishing, boating, surfing, kitesurfing, paragliding, abseiling, elephants, monkeyworld, exotic bird park, ostriches, bungee jumps, parachuting, long breakfasts, lazy lunches, vibey pubs, rocking nightclubs and too much more to mention, all within easy reach on a days outing.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Area information booklet
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Desk
  • DVD player
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Hi fi
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)

On Site

  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (periodic)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee


  • Free Wi-Fi
fluentsome understanding

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • Dutch

Rooms & Rates

Select your check-in and check-out dates to view availability and the rates applicable.

Cliffhanger Cottage

Cliffhanger self-catering cottage lives up to its name. Overlooking the indigenous forest, with the magnificent Outeniqua mountains in the background, you can lounge lazily in bed or enjoy a sunbeam on the sunbed. Chilling on the deck sipping sundowners, is mandatory! This is the perfect address for your honeymoon, anniversary, or just to get away from it all. Clifffhanger is our largest cottage with one bedroom and a spacious open plan living room /kitchen which leads onto a covered and semi enclosed deck. All rooms have large windows facing the stunning unspoilt views of forest, mountains and sky. Bedroom: Queen size extra length bed with percale linen. Wall heater. Air conditioned bedroom. Bathroom: Basin, bidet, toilet. Large shower with a view. Towels are supplied. Living room: Comfy Couch, Sunbed, 33 inch flatscreen TV, media player, Openview. Bring your own decoder and smartcard for full bouquet. Fireplace: Ceramic Fireplace. Free wood. Kitchen: Full size fridge, microwave, toaster, kettle, oven and 4 plate gas hob. Deck: Two chairs, couch and weber braai. (bring your own charcoal and firelighters). Hairdryer. Iron and ironing board. Free Wireless internet and good cellphone reception.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: not allowed in this room type

Cliffedge Cottage

Great attention to detail enhances your stay, be it for your honeymoon, anniversary or well-deserved holiday. From the comfort of your bed the large glass sliding doors give you panoramic views of the forest canopy with the ever changing moods of the Outeniqua Mountains beyond. Sprawled on the deck couch, you can relax totally and let the healing power of nature engulf you as you become one with the surroundings. The ceramic fireplace adds warmth and cosiness for dreamy evenings. The ambiance of this romantic forest cabin in the trees is enriched with 4 unique lights that glow gently from the wall. This seductive, private, romantic setting is the perfect place to spend your honeymoon or special occasion. Cliffedge cottage is all open plan with a big separate shower facing the view and a separate bathroom. Bed: Queen size extra length with percale linen. Bathroom: with large shower, toilet and basin. Towels are supplied. Fireplace: Closed combustion. Free wood. 33 inch flat screen TV with USB input and Easyview. Bring your own decoder and smartcard for the full bouquet, Mini HiFi with CD/DVD. Air conditioning. Kitchen: Full size fridge with freezer. Microwave, toaster, kettle and 4 plate gas hob. Deck: Table, two chairs, couch and Weber braai. (Bring your own charcoal and firelighters). Hairdryer. Iron and ironing board. Free Wireless internet and good cellphone reception.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: not allowed in this room type

Hedge Cottage

Hedge Cottage is located in a garden setting with great views from the bed and covered veranda. The many birds flitting about are great entertainment. As this is the smaller self-catering cottage, it nevertheless has all the conveniences you require to be away from home. It is open plan with a separate bathroom and shower. Bed: Queen size with percale linen. Bathroom: with toilet, basin, and shower. Towels are supplied. Gas heater, and wall heater. TV: 33 inch flat screen with DSTV easyview. Bring your own decoder and smartcard for the full bouquet. CD/DVD player with USB input. Kitchen: Fridge/freezer. Microwave, toaster, kettle and 2 plate gas hob. Deck: bench, couch, and Weber braai. (Bring your own charcoal and firelighters). Hairdryer. Iron and ironing board. Free Wireless internet and good cellphone reception.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: not allowed in this room type

Guest Reviews

7 Reviews from travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

We were absolutely blown away with the location and views of our cliffhanger cottage. It had everything we needed and more. We spent cosy nights by the log burning fire, soaking up the rural landscape of South Africa. Fantastic shower, well sized kitchen. All in all exactly what wed hoped it would be. Thank you for your hospitality. Olivia and Matt

April 2019

Olivia Lankester (London)

Verified reviewexcellent

What an awesome experience; The cottage, the view, the shower, we will be recommending it and will most definately be coming back..

April 2018

Nina (cape Town)

Need to Know

Response timeCliffhanger Cottages typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren 11 years and older are welcome.

Closest airport(s)Plettenberg Bay Airport - 40km
George Airport - 65km

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h00

Exceptions to check-in/out times may be arranged, please enquire.

Payment methods accepted by the propertyEFT or secure online payment via

Listed on since October 2008

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