• family cottage, forest getaway, knysna, woodlands

Woodlands Family Suite

  • 4 guests
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom

Ideally situated just outside of Knysna, the beautiful Woodlands family-built and fully equipped, self-catering Family Suite overlooks spectacular indigenous gardens and private forest, offering a blend of every luxury and convenience combined with contemporary elegance and country life.

Check-in: 14h00 | Check-out: 10h00

Minimum Stay | Not applicable


Beautiful family sized suite with lounge, fully equipped kitchen, two bedrooms and private sunset facing deck complete with floating ‘braai’ and hammock overlooking the indigenous forest and gardens. 


Two separate bedrooms with one king size bed and two single beds, with fine percale linen; bathroom with toilet, washstand basin and walk-in extra tall shower.


Fully fitted kitchen with gas hob, electric oven, fridge, kettle, toaster, microwave and breakfast bar, all crockery, cutlery and cook/bakeware provided.  DSTV, A/C, alarm system and Wi-Fi. Lounge area with a comfy couch and coffee table. Private deck overlooking the forest with fabulous sunset and forest views and barbeque facilities with hammock, bench and dining area. 

Private forest walking trail on the property which winds through the indigenous forest and across a suspension bridge over the little stream at the bottom of the valley. Beautiful gardens for exploring and bird watching or just relax and read a book on one of the many garden benches. Children's playground area with playhouse, trampoline, slide, swings, bridges and sandpit. Communal barbeque area and fire pit overlooking the duck pond.


Located on the picturesque Rheenendal Ramble, an area rich in history and with no shortage of activities, restaurants and tea gardens, just 15 minutes outside of Knysna. Perfect location for cycling, hiking, horse riding and trail running. Just 10 minutes to the National Parks and Buffalo Bay beaches. Village shop within 1km for local produce and all your basics from free range eggs and organic honey to local lamb chops. Fantastic restaurants and garden cafes nearby for everything from fresh home-made bread to Sunday buffet lunches.


Children aged between 0 and 3 stay free; children aged between 4 and 18 pay R200. Camp cot, baby bath and high chair available.

The Family suite sleeps 4; 1 additional mattress can be set up in the living room on request.

Complimentary tea, coffee, sugar, rusks and milk provided on arrival.

Pets are allowed by prior request only and depending on various factors including time of year.

You will be emailed before your arrival with the self check-in instructions.

No smoking is permitted in the suite.

Housekeeping: as a very small guesthouse with self catering accommodation only we rarely get asked for housekeeping so we have just part time staff that work hourly when required. Please try to arrange in advance if you need housekeeping or just let one of us know if you need a change of towels, bin or anything else.


Eat & Drink

Totties Farm Kitchen

Earth and Fire Restaurant

The Bell Tavern


East Head Cafe

The Turbine

Caffe Mario


Rheenendal Ramble


Woodlands supports Lukhanyiso Safe House; booking through Lifetree Collection ensures that 5% of our fee is donated directly to this chosen project.


Payment Policy

A 50% deposit is required to confirm your booking; balance to be paid before arrival.

Please note that Woodlands does not have card facilities on property.

Cancellation Policy

If cancelling 14 days before arrival, forfeit 100% of the deposit.

If cancelling 28 days before arrival, forfeit 50% of the deposit.

If cancelling 999 days before arrival, forfeit 25% of the deposit.

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This is a spectacular haven of indigenous forests, lakes, dramatic cliffs and beaches.

The gorgeous and entirely family designed, built and fully equipped self-catering Family Suite offers a special blend of boutique contemporary design and country life in an idyllic location.

Children's playground area with playhouse, trampoline, slide, swings, bridges and sandpit.


  • WiFi
  • TV
  • Coffee Machine
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Hairdryer
  • Fire Pit
  • Braai
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Alarm System
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Baby Cot
  • Secure Parking


  • For Friends and Families
  • Pet Friendly Stays


12 Oct 2023 - 13 Dec 2023 Weekend (Friday, Saturday)
R1,850.00 One Guest Per Night
R1,950.00 Two Guests Per Night
R2,150.00 Three Guests Per Night
R2,350.00 Four Guests Per Night
12 Oct 2023 - 13 Dec 2023 Mid-Week
R1,750.00 One Guest Per Night
R1,850.00 Two Guests Per Night
R2,050.00 Three Guests Per Night
R2,150.00 Four Guests Per Night
14 Dec 2023 - 15 Jan 2024
R3,650.00 Per Unit Per Night

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