Enchanting days and forest dreams are a little of what you will experience at Peace of Eden. This magical country escape is nestled on the edge of an indigenous forest on the beautiful Garden Route. The peace will revitalise your soul and the creativity of the owners will inspire you.
Rest in Charming Comfort
Your accommodation will be in a rustic, quaint Woodcutter Cottage, which boasts a tin roofed veranda with stunning sunset views over wild grass fields to the forest beyond. Your cottage features a double bedroom with painted cement floor, bathroom with shower, an open plan lounge with quarry tiled floors and a kitchen galley with all you need for a comfy stay. It is cosy and eclectically furnished with a contemporary afro atmosphere.
Go for early morning walks which meander along winding pathways through the forest, down to a little stream, or have a lazy afternoon relaxing at the lily pond.
At sunset, stroll through their veggie garden and pick some greens for a healthy meal, then cook under a perfect summer's sky.
Peace of Eden is the ideal Knysna forest accommodation for vegetarians and vegans as this ethos is echoed throughout Peace of Eden and is a way of life that owners Howard and Jeni value.
Staying in Knysna is not only a wonderful and relaxing forest holiday, it also affords you the opportunity to go exploring for the day. Whether you choose to discover Knysna’s attractions or drive out to neighbouring seaside towns such as Sedgefield, Buffalo Bay, George, Wilderness, Mossel Bay, your Garden Route holiday will definitely be an enjoyable one.
Knysna is famous for its multitude of attractions and activities. Below are just a few ideas of what you can get up to during your stay at Peace of Eden.
Knysna holiday attractions:
Knysna Elephant Park.
Wild Oats Farmer's Market (Sedgefield).
Country Deli @ Timberlake (Sedgefield).
The Friday Market (in Knysna).
Berry picking at the Red Berry Farm, near George.
Shopping and dining at the Knysna Waterfront or Knysna Mall.
Beer tasting and tours at Mitchells Brewery.
Knysna natural attractions:
Featherbed Nature Reserve (South African Heritage Site).
Goukamma Nature Reserve.
Pledge Nature Reserve.
Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve.
Garden Route Botanical Gardens (Known as the ‘Green Lung’ of George, a perfect venue to escape the crowds, malls and busy beaches).
*For an outstanding scenic day out, drive the Seven Passes Route. The route, a part of Knysna’s unique heritage, is about 75km and will see you passing several rivers and quaint little towns. Plenty of photo/Instagram opportunities en-route.
Knysna forest attractions:
Jubilee Creek Forest Walk - You’ll have to pay a small entrance fee here but it’s worth it. This incredible Knysna forest walk will see you walking along trails protected by the shade of tree canopies. For really hot days there’s a designated swimming area.
Terreblans Forest Walk - also has a place to swim.
Visit the impressive 800-year-old 33m tall Woodville Big Tree in the Hoekwil Forest.
49 Rheenendal Road
Contact number: 044 388 4671