Woodlands Country Retreat

Wonderfully positioned on a country road just outside the little town of Knysna in the Western Cape, a tranquil and fantastic haven of forests, lakes, dramatic cliffs and beaches in the Garden Route of South Africa is Woodlands Country Retreat. The stunning, family designed and fully equipped self-catering guesthouse has a unique combination of contemporary design and country life in a beautiful location. Facing stunning indigenous gardens and a private forest. There is no doubt that Woodlands will soon be your new favourite place to stay.

Accommodation options at Woodlands Country Retreat

  • Protea and Pincushion Suite

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    Protea and Pincushion Suite are Woodland's Country Retreat's two stunning and roomy open plan couple suites, each with a king size bed and private deck that fac…


    from R 725 / Per person per night sharing

  • The Nest

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    “The Nest” is Woodland Country Retreat's latest budget option and completely family designed and built intimate loft cabin in an indigenous garden environment. …


    from R 650 / Per person per night sharing

  • Loerie and the Owl Suites

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    The Loerie and the Owl Suites are Woodland's Country Retreat's stunningly furnished family suites, each with open plan lounge and kitchen and two separate bedro…


    from R 925 / Per person sharing


What's included

The Rate Includes:

  • Accommodation

The Rate Excludes:

  • Activities
  • All Meals & Drinks (Accommodation is self-catering)


How to get there

  • 6 hrs

    Cape Town

  • Woodlands Country Retreat

    Rheenendal Rd, Knysna, Phantom Acres, 6576

  • Check in at Woodlands Country Retreat

    14:00 on day of arrival

  • Check out at Woodlands Country Retreat

    10:00 on day of departure

Frequently asked questions

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  • Are you child friendly?

R 725
/ per person per night sharing

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  • Relaxing

    We had an amazingly relaxing time! The hosts were amazing and went out of their way to make us feel at home- Even letting our tittle one feed the chickens and collect eggs!

    Conservio.com review

    J. Kingston

  • Homely Place

    We loved Woodlands Country Retreat, so family friendly and super peaceful 

    Conservio.com review

    K. Liddle

Woodlands Country Retreat impact highlights

At the heart of Woodlands Country Retreat is their love for indigenous plants and biodiversity. They take great care to preserve the natural elements. The forest is home to plenty of wildlife including porcupines, bush buck, wild pigs, monkeys, baboons, spotted genet, caracal and honey badgers as well as incredible bird life including the iconic Knysna Turaco. Sunbirds, Hoepoes and various water birds also frequent the gardens throughout the year.