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Drakensview Self-catering

15 Reviews
Sleeps 6 in 3 rooms

Drakensview Self- catering Cottages are set on a hillside and offer superb uninterrupted views of the Drakensberg. These self-contained...
Drakensview Self- catering Cottages are set on a hillside and offer superb uninterrupted views of the Drakensberg. These self-contained units are modern and tastefully decorated, providing an ideal option for those who prefer the flexibility of self-catering accommodation.

Each suite comprises a luxurious king-size bed with the comfort of Oxford white linen. There is also a fully equipped kitchen with a microwave, stove and fridge, and an en-suite bathroom with towels provided.

Barbecue facilities are available for guests and braai packs and braai sandwiches can be arranged on request. Shaded parking is available for guests and each unit has a list of things to do in the area, along with contact numbers.

Each unit features a shaded veranda overlooking the landscape of Natal. Being set against the backdrop of the majestic Drakensberg Mountains, the cottages are ideal for romantic sundowners after exploring the Berg, Spioenkop Nature Reserve and much more.
from R750

Basangoma Game Ranch

3 Reviews
Sleeps 4 in 2 rooms

The 1200 hectare Basangoma Game Ranch is situated in Northern KwaZulu-Natal between Vryheid and Paulpietersburg, and blessed with a...
The 1200 hectare Basangoma Game Ranch is situated in Northern KwaZulu-Natal between Vryheid and Paulpietersburg, and blessed with a moderate climate all year round.

This malaria free game ranch offers a luxury chalet with spectacular views of the surrounding bush and mountains from both the sheltered patio and the open-plan living room.

The open-plan kitchen is fully equipped for self-catering and includes all crockery, utensils, pots and pans. There is a four-burner gas hob, a microwave, a kettle, a toaster and a fridge with freezer. Dish-washing liquid and dishcloths are provided.

There is a TV and DVD player in the lounge as well as a fireplace with wood supplied. The outside patio has a portable braai.

The chalet has electricity, but because of bad weather conditions or problems with Eskom power supply, the power sometimes goes out. We do provide candles but bringing your own flashlights or camping lights is encouraged.

There is a variety of wildlife to be viewed on the farm, these include giraffe, zebra, kudu, eland, waterbuck, black wildebeest, oryx, bushbuck, blesbuck, mountain and common reedbuck, hartebeest, duiker, steenbuck, impala, springbuck, nyala and bushpig.

We also have the privilege of hosting two of the Big Five here, being the white rhino and Cape buffalo.
from R700

De Witte Loft

2 Reviews
Sleeps 2 in 1 room

De Witte Loft is a charming self-catering unit situated in a quiet neighborhood of Newcastle, only a short drive to various shops and...
De Witte Loft is a charming self-catering unit situated in a quiet neighborhood of Newcastle, only a short drive to various shops and restaurants.

This fully furnished loft apartment features a double bed, an en-suite bathroom, a well-appointed kitchen, a seating area with a TV, air-conditioning and free Wi-Fi. All linen and towels are provided. Meals can be arranged on request.

There is a beautiful swimming pool surrounded by large trees and secure parking available. This is the ideal accommodation for a couple wanting a relaxed break.
from R520

Penny Farthing Country House

7 Reviews
Sleeps 15 in 7 rooms

An up market Country House 3 Star Grading situated on a tranquil Beef and Game farm in close...
An up market Country House 3 Star Grading situated on a tranquil Beef and Game farm in close proximity of the famous Kwa-Zulu Natal Battlefields. Rorkesdrift,Isandlwana, Talana, Bloodriver etc. Friendly and knowledgeable hosts! Good home cooked meals. Antique furniture, large park-like garden, swimming pool, 200 bird species, 14 Game species, walks and Hikes Finalist in 2005 A.A. Accommodation Awards
from R1200
The Nambiti Reserve is a private Big Five bush retreat, boasting incredible biodiversity including...
The Nambiti Reserve is a private Big Five bush retreat, boasting incredible biodiversity including Savannah, thornveld and tall acacia trees. Extensive grasslands mirror the plains of central Africa and the abundance of natural water, perennial rivers and the beautiful cascades of the Sundays River makes Nambiti a unique sanctuary for all forms of wildlife. We offer our guests a truly unique experience. Apart from the traditional, open-vehicle safari game drives where the big five and over thirty other species of game including cheetah and hippo can be seen, we can also pre-arrange Battlefield tours should you wish to incorporate it with your safari experience.

Our main area is imaginatively weaved and constructed in and amongst the indigenous forest with vast, expansive wraparound decks overlooking our waterhole and plains area, making it the perfect vantage point from which to view wildlife in their natural environment. Contemporary, simplistic decor, subtle earthy colors and cozy relaxation areas allow you to experience the African bush at its best. Glassed sliding doors, overhead fans and screeded floors ensure you stay cool in summer while large, beautifully constructed packed stone fire places in our lounge and dining room beckon you to absorb its inviting warmth in winter. Relax either in our lounge, separate bar, outdoor lounge or at the swimming pool which is also a popular drinking spot for the elephants - a fine line between luxury and the reality of the African wild.

All five of our suites are a short walk to the main area, completely secluded and luxuriously appointed, designed and decorated with the utmost care and detail to impress and surpass the expectations of even the most discerning guest. Enjoy panoramic views from your private deck, while having an indulgent soak in your freestanding tub or even from your indoor or outdoor showers. Each suite is equipped with romantic mosquito nets, underfloor heating, overhead fans, tea/coffee stations, safes and mini bars. Our family suite is separated by a solid, packed stone wall and leads to two totally separate and private rooms, equipped as the other three suites with the exception of outdoor showers. Our chefs will take you on a taste sensation with healthy, scrumptious meals, prepared with the freshest ingredients and is reflective of good Pan African cuisine. Look forward to hearty breakfasts on your return from early morning game drive, light lunches or high teas depending on the season and fabulous three course dinners after your evening game drive. Meals are informal and served either outdoors, in our dining room or under African skies in our outdoor boma around a roaring central fire-pit.

Join our qualified field guide as he takes you on varied game drives. Experience first hand the thrill and excitement of tracking and locating wildlife, learn about the natural flora and fauna and view not only the big five but also cheetah, hippo, a vast array of bird species as well as the opportunity to learn about the smaller animals, all of which come together to create this beautiful African ecosystem that is unmatched anywhere else in the world. At Nambiti Plains, our emphasis is on absolute personal attention, in being flexible to your needs and to ensure that you, our guest, enjoy the best possible five star experience coupled with superb hospitality and we invite you to join us on a journey where wilderness and civilization meets and creates pure sophistication. Experience the romance, adventure and excitement of Africa...at Nambiti Plains Private Game Lodge. No children under 12.
from R4900

Old Coach House

9 Reviews
Sleeps 12 in 6 rooms

Old Coach House is a lovely country B&B establishment which opened in late 2011. Breakfasts are served in the dining room or out in the...
Old Coach House is a lovely country B&B establishment which opened in late 2011. Breakfasts are served in the dining room or out in the garden, weather permitting. Relax in the lounge to catch up with some reading, or enjoy a quiet sit out on the patio.

This friendly and luxurious B&B consists of six Luxury Rooms with en-suite bathrooms complete with showers and baths. A TV is provided in each room and comes with local channels for your viewing pleasure. Tea and coffee-making facilities are also provided.
from R800

Clouds End Bush Lodge

Sleeps 4 in 2 rooms

Situated 2 km from Vryheid’s central business area, Clouds End Bush Lodge lurks underneath the canopy of a forest of wild fig, red currant,...
Situated 2 km from Vryheid’s central business area, Clouds End Bush Lodge lurks underneath the canopy of a forest of wild fig, red currant, blue bush and Cape ash trees in the tranquil surroundings of Vryheid Hill Nature Reserve. The lodge comprises luxury en-suite safari tent accommodation that blends unobtrusively with the natural surroundings. The tents offer self-catering amenities including a fridge, microwave, two-plate gas stove and necessary cutlery and crockery.

A very shady, open-air barbecue area creates a rustic ambience where guests can experience the thrill of the great outdoors. We boast a variety of over 200 bird species, so don’t forget your binoculars and camera. The natural spring enhances this experience. The lodge is also very secure, with electric security gate and electrified security fencing for guests' peace of mind.
from R690

Owl and Elephant Lodge

3 Reviews
Sleeps 16 in 8 rooms

Owl and Elephant Lodge is a tranquil lodge where you can relax and rejuvenate away from the hustle and bustle of busy everyday life. Here...
Owl and Elephant Lodge is a tranquil lodge where you can relax and rejuvenate away from the hustle and bustle of busy everyday life. Here you can experience the wonders of nature in a relaxed bush atmosphere. The Bushmans River is adjacent to the property and is a popular place for fishing and picnicking.

Accommodation is offered in eight tastefully furnished and well-appointed en-suite rooms, each equipped with a TV and tea and coffee-making facilities. Although we are a bed and breakfast establishment, lunch and dinner can be provided by prior arrangement.

The Weenen Game Reserve is nearly on our doorstep, being only 5 km away. This well run game reserve offers extensive game-viewing facilities, guided walks and environmental education. More than 230 species of birds have been recorded and there are two hides overlooking a dam. Wildlife in the reserve includes rhino, giraffe, hyena, jackal, bushbuck, reedbuck, steenbuck, and porcupine.
from R700

Thatcher's Rest

1 Review
Sleeps 6 in 3 rooms

Set within the Biggarsberg area of northern Kwa-Zulu Natal, this thatched cottage stands proudly on stilts above the dam’s cool waters.
Set within the Biggarsberg area of northern Kwa-Zulu Natal, this thatched cottage stands proudly on stilts above the dam’s cool waters.

Privately located with acres of land to call your own and exclusive fishing, the cottages accommodates six guests comfortable in three beautifully furnished bedrooms and three bathrooms.

This unique accommodation is completely surrounded by the lake, with each window offering a world of unobstructed lake and land views that stretch out for miles.

The lounge offers a fireplace for those chilly winter evenings, while you lie immersed in a good book. The kitchen overlooks the lounge and is fully equipped, meals can be served outside in the undercover balcony that can be enclosed with blinds; giving you the best of both worlds.

The cottage is equipped with a gas stove and fridge. Lights and power points are powered by a remote controlled generator. To add to all of the above, the dam on which the cottage is situated, offers great bass and trout fishing opportunities. There are a total of six stocked dams on the farm, all of which are available for guests staying in the cottage.

There is a bass boat available and other activities available on the farm include walking, and bird-watching.
from R950
The Rose Overnight Accommodation is located Vryheid, KwaZulu-Natal. This self-catering cottage is...
The Rose Overnight Accommodation is located Vryheid, KwaZulu-Natal. This self-catering cottage is set in a peaceful surrounding and offer guests comfortable overnight accommodation.

The cottage has one bedroom, featuring two single beds dressed in crisp white linen. There is one bathroom with a shower. Additional sleep space is available in the lounge on a sleeper couch. The living area is open plan and beautifully furnished. It consists of a lounge area with a TV with DStv and a kitchenette with a mini fridge, a microwave and, tea and coffee making facilities.

Outside, guests can enjoy the lovely garden. Secure parking is available. No smoking is allowed indoors.
from R550

Rorkes Drift Hotel

4 Reviews
Sleeps 18 in 11 rooms

Rorke’s Drift Hotel overlooks a wide sweep of the Buffalo River on the slopes of Shiyane/The Oscarberg, in the rolling hills of Zululand. ...
Rorke’s Drift Hotel overlooks a wide sweep of the Buffalo River on the slopes of Shiyane/The Oscarberg, in the rolling hills of Zululand. The historic crossing that gives the area its name is within our grounds and was the connection between the battles of Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift.

Our comfortable modern facilities are priced to meet the needs of the discerning traveller who will enjoy peaceful relaxation in the rural landscape, surrounded by iconic history and natural countryside.

Visitors will be stunned by our position overlooking the Buffalo River, with its open views across the river towards Isandlwana, and by its architectural design that is a modern amalgam of Zulu and Victorian cultures. Arriving guests will see the array of the large round buildings that provide all the facilities for the hotel. The round style of the buildings with natural coloured finishes and their thatched roofs draws from the Zulu tradition, and the unique roof design provides spacious rooms and generous natural light. The extensive deck extends around the dining and lounge areas.

The accommodation/forts have open centres which give access to each of the double en-suite rooms. Here the traditional Zulu style is left on the outside while the décor and finishes in the centre are inspired by the Victorians. The furnishings of the rooms will reflect the era of the Victorian soldier, with each room named after a distinguished warrior of the campaign.
from R600

Umzolozolo Lodge

4 Reviews
Sleeps 13 in 5 rooms

The Umzolozolo Lodge is situated in the heart of the Kwa Zulu Natal midlands. 3.5 hours from Johannesburg, 2.5 from Durban and 40 minutes...
The Umzolozolo Lodge is situated in the heart of the Kwa Zulu Natal midlands. 3.5 hours from Johannesburg, 2.5 from Durban and 40 minutes from the Drakensburg.

This malaria-free area provides an unrivalled safari experience with the opportunity to view Africa's Big Five as well as cheetah and the critically endangered African wild dog. Because Umzolozolo is a small privately owned lodge, you'll be able to enjoy the splendour of the reserve in near solitude.

Experienced trackers and game rangers will accompany you on game drives in open land rovers, tracking the Big Five and sharing their vast knowledge of the surrounding wildlife with you. At Umzolozolo, the emphasis is on personal service. Our luxury lodge caters for small groups to ensure that your safari experience is beyond expectation. Our superb facilities combine the thrill of the African bush with all of the comforts of a five star hotel.
from R5200

Nxala Ranch

4 Reviews
Sleeps 8 in 4 rooms

Named for the elusive Mountain Reedbuck that roam the 1600 hectares of mountain and green grassland, Nxala Ranch is your ideal breakaway....
Named for the elusive Mountain Reedbuck that roam the 1600 hectares of mountain and green grassland, Nxala Ranch is your ideal breakaway. The thatch-roofed lodge, situated at the foot of the Biggars Mountain, some 45 kilometers from Dundee ( in KwaZulu Natal ), nestles amongst willow and paper bark trees in the tranquility of a lush, park-like garden. Nxala Ranch is situated in a malaria free area.
It offers four stylish bedrooms, three en-suites and one with a private bathroom, a lounge equipped with satellite TV, a modern, fully equipped kitchen and a spacious veranda with braai facilities overlooking the dam which is well stocked with bass. The lodge provides guests with lovely views across the plain where game and bird life abound. Guests at Nxala Ranch have a choice of activities, from game viewing, fishing and hiking, to visiting ancient San rock art. It is also a working farm, and viewing of the Brahman, Simbra and Nguni cattle is also possible.
For those wishing to visit the historic Anglo South African War battlefields of Isandlwana, Rorke's Drift and Elandslaagte, Nxala Ranch is perfectly located. A visit to the Talana Museum and the Bloodriver battlefield is also recommended.
from R1900

Fels Retreat

Sleeps 44 in 14 rooms

Fels Retreat is situated in the heart of northern KwaZulu-Natal. This gem is located just outside Paulpietersburg, at the foot of the...
Fels Retreat is situated in the heart of northern KwaZulu-Natal. This gem is located just outside Paulpietersburg, at the foot of the Dumbe Mountain, the tail-end of the magnificent Drakensberg mountain range. Fels was originally a Catholic Mission with a monastery, chapel and other outside buildings. The transformation into Fels, as a venue for various occasions, started in 2000.

With a spectacular view over tree plantations and of mountain ranges on the horizon, this retreat is a perfect countryside bed and breakfast and wedding or event venue. In addition, Fels Retreat has an on-site salon that offers make-up, hair, nails and massages.

Fels Retreat can accommodate approximately 34 guests in various rooms including Superior Rooms, Double Rooms, Dorms, and a Self-catering Unit.

The on-site chapel can seat 150 guests, who can witness the exchanging of marriage vows of a loving couple, committing themselves to each other for life; with pipe organ enhancing the atmosphere of this wonderful occasion.

This rustic-looking, round, thatched-roof hall of the lapa seats 150 guests. For conferences, about 60 participants can be seated at tables. A large bar counter and fridge, as well as under-floor heating is available.
from R420

Springbok Lodge

5 Reviews
Sleeps 45 in 15 rooms

The Springbok Lodge epitomises the perfect safari experience with beautifully appointed tented suites, service excellence, superb cuisine...
The Springbok Lodge epitomises the perfect safari experience with beautifully appointed tented suites, service excellence, superb cuisine and prolific wildlife ensuring an unforgettable experience. Nestled in the heart of the KwaZulu-Natal battlefields, the lodge offers guests a chance to unwind in a picture-perfect setting. Well positioned on the main route between Johannesburg and Durban, Springbok Lodge is a four and a half hour drive from Johannesburg approximately 400 km and three and a half hours from the coastal city of Durban. The breathtaking mountains of the central Drakensberg lie a mere one and a half hours away. Bringing the lodge even closer is 1.2 km landing strip for light aircraft or helicopters.

Whether Springbok Lodge is your intended destination, a base from which to explore the surrounding countryside or a stop-over while touring the country, you are assured an above-average experience the lodge has achieved an AA Superior Accommodation Accreditation for the past two years.

Springbok Lodge is situated in the Nambiti Private Game Reserve, a conservancy offering 20000 acres of pristine, malaria-free bushveld. The reserve is home to the Big Five, as well as cheetah, hippo and over 30 species of plains game. Nature lovers will enjoy the area's biodiversity, with Thornveld and majestic Acacia trees complementing extensive grasslands which mirror the plains of Central Africa.

The abundant natural water system, with perennial rivers and the beautiful waterfall and cascades on the Sundays River, makes for a unique sanctuary, attracting several rare bird species and an enviable array of raptors and vultures. Feast your senses on the magnificent sights, sounds and smells of this untouched African bush. With every dawn, renew your bond with nature as you embark on a safari with your experienced and knowledgeable field guide.

While the big 5 experience alone is enough to attract visitors, The Springbok Lodge guests can expect so much more. Our 15 elevated luxury tents sleep a maximum of 30 guests, offering 5-star opulence in the African bush. The tents are air-conditioned in the warm summer months and heated in the chilly winter ones, with electric blankets keeping guests extra snug. After a thrilling day of game viewing and birding, indulge in a deep, scented bubble bath or enjoy the rush of an outdoor shower under the star-studded sky. Unsurpassed views from each tent deck allow you to watch the game on the horizon whilst sipping your morning coffee or favourite sundowner.

Two of the tents are adjacent to the lodge and equipped with an access ramp instead of stairs, catering for wheelchair-bound guests and those with mobility challenges. The main lodge and boma are accessible by wheelchair and the lodge boasts a uniquely-designed, wheelchair-accessible plunge pool. More information regarding the tents’ facilities and restrictions with regards to wheelchairs can be obtained when making a reservation.
from R3890

Jenny's B&B Melmoth, Zululand

2 Reviews
Sleeps 6 in 3 rooms

Jenny's B&B is a lovely home-away-from-home giving careful attention to our guests. we are...
Jenny's B&B is a lovely home-away-from-home giving careful attention to our guests. we are situated in the heart of KwaZulu-Natal in Melmoth. Our home and hospitality is evident in a peaceful and tranquil garden setting.

We offer 10 comfortable bedrooms; all with en-suite bathrooms, fans, heaters, TVs with DStv, tea and coffee facilities and hairdryers on request. The soothing décor of the bedrooms with comfortable beds, will ensure a good night's sleep. Seven rooms have double beds and three rooms each have two single beds.

All meals are served in true country style with a touch of good home cooking. Fax, telephone and photo copying facilities are available on request as well as daily laundry services.
from R600

Hillside Farm B&B

4 Reviews
Sleeps 8 in 2 rooms

We welcome you to friendly hospitality and peaceful surroundings of a beef and timber farm.

Hillside Farm B&B, has a scenic...
We welcome you to friendly hospitality and peaceful surroundings of a beef and timber farm.

Hillside Farm B&B, has a scenic view overlooking a farm dam, teeming with bird life. See buck and guinea fowl grazing approximately 100m from the cottages. Our two cottages are called Butterfly Cottage & Guineafowl Cottage.

Butterfly Cottage is ideal for a family of four. It has a bathroom leading off the main bedroom and two single beds upstairs. There is a small kitchenette with a microwave, kettle, fridge and a hotplate (on request).
Guineafowl Cottage is somewhat more luxurious and perfectly suited for a couple, keen to escape the city or relax after a long drive. The cottage has a King Size Bed, which can be converted into two single beds. There is also a small kitchenette, built-in braai and patio.

Hillside Farm B&B is the ideal stop over from the Kruger National Park en route to the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast or vice versa.

from R770

Mount Champagne Cottage

1 Review
Sleeps 8 in 4 rooms

Mount Champagne Cottage is a double-storey thatched cottage located in the secure Mount Champagne Resort at the foot of Cathkin Peak. ...
Mount Champagne Cottage is a double-storey thatched cottage located in the secure Mount Champagne Resort at the foot of Cathkin Peak. Mount Champagne is situated near to all amenities, including a shop and restaurant as well as the Champagne Sports Golf Course, while the resort itself offers a delightful swimming pool area, tennis, fishing, and canoeing.

Mount Champagne Cottage comfortably accommodates up to eight guests and comprises four bedrooms, a lounge, kitchen, and dining area. The four bedrooms all contain double beds and the cottage has three bathrooms. The lounge features a fireplace and a TV with DStv - the ideal place to curl up on those chilly winter evenings. The dining area contains a six-seater dining table and chairs, and the kitchen is fully equipped for self-catering with a stove and oven, microwave, kettle, and toaster. Features also include a spacious and secluded garden which is just right for sunbathing, with the Sterkspruit river just a stone’s throw away.

There are extensive walks and organized hikes in the surrounding area and the famous Drakensberg World Heritage Site. Other activities include trips to rock art sites, horse riding, mountain biking, and helicopter trips. The renowned Drakensberg Boys Choir School borders the property and the sound of their weekly concerts echo across the valley.
from R1800

Aberdeen House

4 Reviews
Sleeps 10 in 5 rooms

Aberdeen House is a luxurious guest house set in a tranquil area. This Tudor style house offers bed and breakfast accommodation in lovely...
Aberdeen House is a luxurious guest house set in a tranquil area. This Tudor style house offers bed and breakfast accommodation in lovely rooms, ideal for business travellers, families and couples.

The individually decorated and themed room all include TVs, en-suite bathrooms and air-conditioning. Some room enjoy the luxury of a small kitchenette in the room, while the standard rooms have views of the garden. Breakfast is included in the rate and a three course dinner can be arranged on request at a small additional fee.

The property has ample safe parking and a swimming pool available to guests.
from R680

Phumula Nathi Motel

5 Reviews
Sleeps 112 in 28 rooms

Phumula Nathi Motel is set in the wild and open countryside with panoramic views of the Majuba Mountains and grasslands. Phumula Nathi...
Phumula Nathi Motel is set in the wild and open countryside with panoramic views of the Majuba Mountains and grasslands. Phumula Nathi literally means "come rest with us" and this is exactly what we want our guests to do.

We offer a variety of accommodation options, including self-catering. Each room has DStv, daily room service and some are equipped with air-conditioning. There is a restaurant and a bar available for the convenience of our guests.

Phumula Nathi Motel is situated in Newcastle, a town filled with history and culture which also shares its name with 27 other towns worldwide. The town boasts scenic, well-developed hiking trails with a variety of bird life, small game, waterfalls, indigenous forests, streams and rivers.
from R550
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