Knysna & Surrounding Area Accommodation

Rheenendal Accommodation

Elephant Rest Forest Cottage

Self Catering in Rheenendal

... Elephant Rest Forest Cottage offers self catering cottage accommodation in Rheenendal, Knysna, Garden Route. Elephant Rest is a private, tranquil getaway retreat experience. Situated on the edge of the awesome Lawnwood indigenous forest. Experience the peace and beauty of nature, abundant bird life, close to mountain biking, hikes, waterfalls, rivers for canoeing and within 20 mins of supremely beautiful, safe beaches for swimming, surfing etc and Knysna. We are in close proximity to the well known Homtini cycle route which takes one up to the most magnificent view points and in the correct season, one can marvel at the fynbos and proteas or just take in the views over the Outeniqua mountains as the mist rises and plays over the forested area, home to an abundant wildlife and the last few remaining free roaming elephants. The famous author, Dalene Matthee has hikes named after her mythical and historical books, one of them being, "Circles in the Forest". We offer an informative guided tour about the book and information about the trees, plants, myths and legends by our local tour guide. We also offer Aromatherapy massage by request in the comfort of the cottage. We offer facilitated yoga on request. Elephant Rest also offers childrens tee shirt painting, fun, creative and you get to wear your own art! The open plan spacious kitchen, dining, lounge area enables one to move around with ease. The kitchen is fully equipped with a microwave, small oven, large fridge and freezer, coffee plunger and all the necessary cutlery and crockery one needs down to washing up liquid. Because of the space, Elephant Rest is ideal for small groups and family gatherings. The spacious deck is great for group discussions or intimate parties.
From R300
Per person, per night sharing
Sleeps 6 in 1 units/rooms
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Rheenendal

Rheenendal
Rheenendal is a settlement in the beautiful Eden District in the Western Cape, South Africa. Rheenendal offers a unique getaway and the area has a large variety of accommodation options from hotels, spas, guest farms, river resorts and many more. Rheenendal is the ideal holiday destination for relaxing and getting away from the every day hustle and bustle of the busy city lifestyle. Get in touch with nature and enjoy majestic views.

Attractions:
The Simola Golf Course is one of the championship courses in the area with beautiful surroundings of Knysna. It is a very popular course amongst locals and visitors. The greens are immaculate and its fairways offer an exciting challenge. Visitors need to book at least a week in advance to secure a game. Goukamma Nature Reserve is a wonderful way for the whole family to relax. The stunning stretch of coastline offers many great opportunities from whale and dolphin watching, canoeing, swimming, sailing, horse riding and a variety of walks and trails to mention only a few.

Climate:
Rheenendal enjoys warm to hot summer months. The winters are cool to cold with most rainfall during these winter months.


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