Elephant Rest Forest Cottage Self Catering in Rheenendal, Garden Route
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  • Guests10
  • Rooms/Units2
  • Minimum Stay2 Nights

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Elephant Rest Forest Cottage is a property providing self catering in Rheenendal for tourists visiting the Garden Route region.

About Elephant Rest Forest Cottage

Located on a farm in Rheenendal outside Knysna, Elephant Rest Forest Cottage offers self catering accommodation for six people.

Elephant Rest Forest Cottage

Elephant Rest is not only very beautiful but also the perfect place to get away from the hustle and bustle. It offers a private three bedroom, two bathroom self-catering timber cottage with open plan kitchen and lounge.

The Cosy Cabin

The charming Cosy Cabin nestled under a friendly, giant camphor tree. It offers
two double beds in separate rooms with one ensuite shower/toilet.
A charming outdoor undercover kitchen, deck with picnic table and a private garden with a braai area to relax and enjoy.

Settle down for drinks on the spacious deck which overlooks the dam and farmlands.

Elephant Rest Forest Cottage is both child and pet friendly. We also offer T-shirt painting for the children!


• Disabled persons access
• Fireplace
• TV with SABC and eTV
• Cots
• Fully equipped
• Non smoking
• Serviced weekly
• Aromatherapy massage available
• Private garden
• Covered parking
• Wood / coal barbeque and open fire pit

Elephant Rest is idyllically situated along the beautiful indigenous Lawnwood Forest; a peaceful and tranquil getaway.


A number of hiking and cycling trails are on your doorstep (we have three bicycles available for hire). The cottage is also in close proximity to the historical Millwood Gold Mines and enchanting Jubilee Creek. Allow Mother Holly's Tea Garden to nourish your taste buds while soaking in the breathtaking mountain views.

Visit the Dalene Matthee monument under the gentle giant Yellowwood tree. Bird watching is popular - watch out for the Knysna Loerie and if you're lucky, the Narina Trogon. Enjoy country living with a few good restaurants and general store within 10 minute drive or take a scenic drive to Knysna town.

We are a 20 minute drive to beautiful safe beaches. Horse riding is available nearby.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (periodic)
  • Parking (off street)

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)

Rooms & Rates

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

Elephant Rest Forest Cottage

Elephant Rest Forest Cottage is a cosy and private three bedroom, two bathroom self-catering timber cottage with open plan kitchen and lounge.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 6 guests (max 6 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Cosy Cabin

2 Double beds in separate rooms with one ensuite shower/ loo.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Need to Know

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.

Closest airport(s)Plettenberg Bay Airport - 50km
George Airport - 60km

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

Payment methods accepted by the propertyEFT or secure online payment via SA-Venues.com

Listed on SA-Venues.com since November 2014

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