Peace of Eden blog

Read more about the people, place and animals that make Peace of Eden a perfect destination for your restful, nature-inspired getaway in Rheenendal, Knysna on the Garden Route, South Africa.

Peace of Eden is rustic and natural; our accommodation is earthy and creative. We are out of the city and out of the ordinary, so expect wildlife to come visiting, birds to be nesting and bees to be buzzing. The Peace family is here to ensure you are comfortable and feel at home. We will assist you with advice and guidance about what to see and where to go. We organise guided forest walks, massages, vegetarian cooking classes, yoga and meditations, we know all the local secret spots worth exploring and we only endorse ethical and fair trade tourist attractions along the Garden Route.

Living at Peace of Eden - A Volunteer's Blog

Posted by Carole from France on Mon April 27, 2015 in Volunteers Blog.

Carole, A Volunteer from France, blogs her experience living at Peace of Eden April / May 2015

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Tantra Yoga Retreat - 5-15 March 2015

Posted by Jeni on Tue February 10, 2015 in Yoga Events.

Thula Yoga Forest Retreat Program in South Africa
This retreat teaches couples and individuals the basic principles of a tantric life. The first week is consecrated mostly to theory, training, and practical issues for the individual. You will study the Tantric orgasm and how to develop it through the understanding and practice of Tantric techniques like sublimation, retention, transfiguration and more. These techniques will be supported by a relevant practice of Hatha Yoga to enhance sexual vitality and sublimation of sexual energies.

The course is for both single men, single women and couples who wish to understand Tantric spirituality and comprehend why Tantra is a unique “life embracing” approach when compared to more mainstream, ascetic and repressive spiritual traditions. Participants will be given both theoretical and practical elements to understand how to make sexuality a spiritual path, in adherence to the most ancient tradition of Tantra.

Consisting of Tantra, Kundalini, Hatha and Laya yoga, this retreat offers an Integral system of yoga based on ancient teachings from India and Tibet. You will learn specific postures to help with your sexual tantric practice as well as techniques such as directing energy to the chakras.

By practicing this holistic style of yoga you will unblock, purify and balance your entire energy system as well as experience:

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Raising Pinstripe the Guinea Fowl

Posted on Thu January 8, 2015.

Two and half years ago we returned home to find a day-old guinea fowl chick (keet) aimlessly wondering along our driveway.

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Knysna Elephant - A wild encounter!

Posted on Thu September 4, 2014.

On Monday 1st September, late in the afternoon, Howard Butcher one of the owners of Peace of Eden, and legendary Nature Guide of 'Walk on the Wildside' was puttering around the forests on his motor bike and as he came around the corner, there was one of the illusive Knysna Elephants!

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Hinds Brothers Live ~ 26 September 2014

Posted on Thu September 4, 2014 in Music and Events.

Hinds Brothers Live at Peace of Eden eco Forest Retreat & Lodge, Knysna

On Friday 26th September Durban based singer songwriter duo Aden and Wren Hinds, who are brothers (aka) The Hinds Brothers will perform live at Peace of Eden Lodge, Knysna.

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Laura Burhenn from USA

Posted by Jeni on Thu July 3, 2014 in Music and Events.

Laura Burhenn coming to Peace of Eden on the 8 July for a Live Studio Recording ~ so excited, if you want to be part of a handful of privelaged folk to be invited to this exclusive event - please let me know via this site, email or phone - Refreshments and snacks on offer.

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