Delightful vacant piece of land with mountain & valley views Only 20min from Knysna, Rheenendal is the closest rural area to Knysna – situated midway between the Outeniqua Mountains and the indigenous national forests to the north, and the lagoon and sea to the south. Rheenendal, Knysna, is a picturesque, quiet and tranquil area, only 15 minute from Knysna. In the other direction are the forests with walking and cycling trails, and picnic spots on the banks of the river. This farming community appeals to people who seek the peace and seclusion of living close to nature. Its beauty and geographical location have historically attracted nature lovers who flock to the area for a holiday in Knysna. There are thus quite a number of self-catering establishments and guest houses in Rheenendal.