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Fynbosvlei Log Cabins


8 bedroom Self-Catering Cottage in Sedgefield from R500 per person sharing
Getaway Cottages for Nature Lovers on Swartvlei Lake

Featured in our Garden Route Pet-Friendly Guide

Fynbosvlei Log Cabins comprises of three Self-Catering Cottages located on Swartvlei Lake near Sedgefield, halfway between George and Knysna.

This tranquil 40 hectare private estate is a true piece of paradise, found on the north bank of the Swartvlei Lake. It boasts half a kilometer of water frontage with unsurpassed views from both cottages. Expect a most relaxing stay in nature, away from the hustle & bustle yet close enough to all the attractions that the Garden Route has to offer such as the Sedgefield Wild Oats Market.

Accommodation consists of two log cabins and a house overlooking the lake, all individually decorated, fully equipped for self-catering purposes and private. The Big Log Cabin offers three bedrooms sleeping up to eight people whilst the The Small Log Cabin has one bedroom with attic plus a dormitory room underneath sleeping total of five. The Hideaway House has three bedrooms sleeping up to six people.

Fynbosvlei Log Cabins is a Garden Route Pet-Friendly Holiday Accommodation.

With the property being on the water’s edge, canoes and a pedalo are made available for guests complimentary use. Further on-site facilities include a bird hide and private jetty for launching of boats. Fynbosvlei is an ideal holiday destination for fishing, birdwatching, water sports, hiking and other nature activities.

Enjoy cozy evenings beside the indoor fireplace, sundowners with views, BBQ/braai under the African sky, alternatively relax on your deck with a good book. Wifi and Open View HD channels are available.

This is a Garden Route Romantic and Family Friendly holiday destination.

Ideal for a romantic retreat or honeymooners, fishermen, water sports enthusiasts, birdwatchers, botanists, hikers and in general, families and groups of friends, also special occasions.


  • Uninterrupted Lake Views
  • Pet Friendly


The Main Log Cabin: 3 Bedrooms, sleeps max 8. Main bedroom with double bed, en-suite with shower and bath. Sliding door opens onto deck with views. Second & third bedrooms with a bunk beds and single bed each. Shared bathroom with shower and bath. Lounge with fireplace and TV. Sliding door opens onto deck with views. Wide selection of reading material. Separate dining room area with 8-seater dining table and door leading into a well-equipped kitchen. Garden with built-in BBQ/Braai area. Wifi.

The Small Log Cabin: 2 Bedrooms, sleeps max 5. Main bedroom with double bed. Attic (ladder access) with blow-up mattress upon request, alternatively a pull out mattress suitable for a child. En-suite with shower over bath. Downstairs room with three single beds, en-suite with shower. Lounge with comfortable couches and TV. Door opens onto wooden deck with seating arrangements and views. Wifi.

The Hideaway House: 3 Bedrooms, sleeps max 6. Main bedroom with Queen size bed, sliding door opens onto patio with views. Second & third bedrooms with Twin beds, one has sliding door opens onto patio with views. Shared bathroom with shower and toilet. Seperate toilet. Open-plan living area. Lounge with fireplace and TV, sliding doors opens onto patio with views. An 8-seater dining table. Well-equipped and modern kitchen with gas stove top, dishwasher and more. Garden with built-in BBQ/Braai area with lake views. Wifi.


Outside – Jetty. Bird Hide. BBQ/Braai facilities.


Indoor fireplace. Wifi. TV. Open view HD channels. Satellite dish. Jetty. Bird Hide. Canoes. Pedalo. BBQ/Braai. Ample parking.


There are TVs with Open View HD channels. Should you wish to have DStv, please bring your decoder with smart card with an plug it in.

Baby cot is available.

Getting there is via gravel roads. Please drive carefully and keep an eye out for the signs.


Ample parking at each unit.


Upon request, at additional charge.


Fynbosvlei Estate, Sedgefield

Sedgefield – 25 min drive

Hoekwil – 30 min drive

Knysna – 40 min drive

George Airport – 60 min drive


Fynbosvlei Log Cabins, Sedgefield, Self-Catering Cottages.

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