Forest Valley Cottages in Knysna, Self Catering Garden Route
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  • Guests18
  • Rooms/Units6
  • Minimum Stay2 Nights

About Forest Valley Cottages

Beaming with casual luxury, Forest Valley embraces the dramatic beauty of the coastline town of Knysna with mountain and forest views. The offer of tree-top casual, rustic, honeymoon hideaways, cocooned seclusion and stunning views of deep indigenous forest valleys and mountains. 7mins from the Knysna lagoon then drive around this scenic natural icon to Knysna town.

Self Catering Accommodation

The tree-top units, Wild Iris, Glory Dawn and Sandstone are all stylishly and individually furnished with a natural contemporary feel. Each have a plush Queen-size bed with quality linens; a Jacuzzi / spa bath opens to the gorgeous views, an Amphitheater of deep forest valleys and the mountains surrounding Knysna. Sip champagne, light some candles and enjoy the bath goodies offered, a deck high up with a webber BBQ and hammock, completes the relaxed enjoyment.

Earth Rose is our larger honeymooner, has a big Jacuzzi / tub comfortable for x2 and perhaps a little one, enclosed on the deck, sleeps for 2 or 4. There are 2 bedrooms, a shower, well-equipped open-plan kitchen complete with microwave, mini stove, fridge etc.

Lavender Edge is another two bedroom unit and has a bath with a view, of deep Forest Valleys and the mountains surrounding Knysna, a big deck, hammock, Webber, breakfast table / seating area and a private outside shower, where the views are super, as well as a shower inside.

All cottages have a wood-burning fireplaces, for cozy wintry nights, DSTV and CD. All units have BBQ / braai’s or Webbers on the deck high up, from where you can enjoy your partner and the forest, night animal calls, soaking in the sweeping views and crisp clean air. All the decks are very private and are equipped with a table and chairs.

There is a plunge pool, which overlooks the magnificent views, for the use of all the guests. It's like a big Jacuzzi with aim flow jets and seating all around. Open braai areas at the pool. And for the more active there is a forest trail from the cottages to the bottom of the valley.

When you book in you will find, arrival tea+coffee / small chocolates / bath goodies / candles / some toilet stuff / firewood + charcoal with firelighters on the deck that you can buy/daily housekeeping service/some Dstv / DVD / music system.

Services

Professional housekeepers will enter around / from 10h30 or so, tidy beds, wash dishes, clean Webbers / fireplaces and freshen up - compliments of Forest Valley.

Activities

Forest Valley Cottages has a tourist info board, in the office, with pamphlets to take and many things to do in the area, tree-top canopy tours, Elephant Park, Bungy jumping, ferry and yacht cruises on the lagoon, game park visits, horse riding, visit gold mines of the 1800 close-by…are but a few.

• Start your day in a languid fashion, lazing on the deck chairs or enjoying breakfast, which you can order from Forest Valley Cottages, on the sunny decks, drinking in the awesome views that stretch on forever in front of you. The valley is ever-changing in its moods, thus close-by Phantom Pass, a Khoi bushman word for the changing sites.
• Enjoy a forest hike from your cottage, down into the valley (about 1.5hrs) or do the many hikes in the Knysna Forest 7kms away. World class MTB tracks and area.
go to the pristine Buffalo Bay swimming beaches for safe swimming…15mins away, by car!
• Forest Valley is also en-route to the state forest, with many rambles, picnic spots and even the old goldmines can be explored. Tea and cake can be enjoyed at the quaint Mother Holly Tearoom in the forest
• Enjoy a horse riding outride, which can be arranged nearby
• Beautiful swimming beaches, rivers and lagoon nearby for fishing and canoeing
• Mashie golf course nearby
• Visit the country restaurants around or take your pick from the many in Knysna town. Saturday morning Harvest-time Market in Sedgefield, should definitely not be missed
• Massages and pamper treatments can be booked from Forest Valley Cottages

Then return to your secluded cocoon of comfort, light a fire, open a bottle of good red wine and gaze at the stars and listen to the night sounds.

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Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Area information booklet
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom (shared)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • DVD player
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Hi fi
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Private pool
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with M-Net)
  • Television (with satellite)
  • Video player

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Jacuzzi
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

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

Internet

  • Free Wi-Fi

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Rooms & Rates

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

Wild Iris Honeymoon Cottage

Romantic honeymoon treetop and couples get-away cottages with queen size bed / jacuzzi spa bath. Fully equipped kitchenettes, shower en-suite. Fireplace, DSTV/DVD. Private deck with weber braai and hammock. Daily housekeeping.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Glory Dawn Honeymoon Cottage

Romantic honeymoon treetop and couples get-away cottages with queen size bed / jacuzzi spa bath. Fully equipped kitchenettes, shower en-suite. Fireplace, DSTV/DVD. Private deck with weber braai and hammock. Daily housekeeping.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-3 years are allowed

Sandstone Honeymoon Cottage

Romantic honeymoon treetop and couples get-away cottages with queen size bed / jacuzzi spa bath . Fully equipped kitchenettes, shower en-suite. Fireplace, DSTV/DVD. Private deck with weber braai and hammock. Daily housekeeping.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Earth Rose Deluxe Honeymoon Cottage

Queen size bed, fully equipped kitchen, lounge with fireplace, DSTV/DVD. His and hers showers. Deluxe large jacuzzi tub off the main bedroom overlooking the awesome views. Private deck with braai and hammock. Housekeeping beds made dishes washed, braai and fire.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Lavender Edge Hide-away Cottage

4 persons Jacuzzi on the deck awesome views. Two bedrooms. En-suite bathroom. Main bedroom with view bath and stunning outdoor shower. Two Bathrooms with shower. Well equipped kitchen, DSTV/DVD and fireplace. Large deck with weber BBQ/braai and hammock.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Guest Reviews

32 Reviews from SA-Venues.com travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

Thank you, Baie dankie vir ‘n wonderlike 3 dae van honeymoon dit was heerlik om daar te wees. Groete en baie dankie vir die gasvryheid.

July 2018

Sheron (C.Town)

Verified reviewexcellent

I stayed in Lavender Edge with my husband. We had an awesome time. The cottage is beautiful, everything in excellent condition. The views will leave you breathless. I would definitely recommend this place to others.

January 2018

Leanda (Cape Town)

Need to Know

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

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.

Closest airport(s)George Airport - 50km

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 propertyMastercard, Visa, EFT or secure online payment via SA-Venues.com

Listed on SA-Venues.com since July 2008

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