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Himeville Arms Hotel

4 Reviews
Sleeps 51 in 19 rooms

Established in 1904, the Himeville Arms Country Hotel has long been a famous destination in the Southern Drakensberg. Situated on the main...
Established in 1904, the Himeville Arms Country Hotel has long been a famous destination in the Southern Drakensberg. Situated on the main road in the quaint village of Himeville, it is a pleasant drive nestled below the towering Drakensberg Mountains. With its old English charm and decor, we welcome you for a relaxing and enjoyable stay.

Our comfortable en-suite rooms are dotted throughout the beautiful grounds of the hotel. We offer three Family Suites sleeping four guests in each, seven fully serviced Backpacker Rooms and nine Double Rooms. Our dining room and pub provide all meals, and tea is available in the guest lounge and on the veranda. Guests can laze by the swimming pool while enjoying the rich bird life and taking in the views. After a long day, you can unwind and chat to new friends by the lounge fire with a cup of good coffee or a night cap.

We offer ideal conference facilities for up to 50 delegates in a lovely old sunken hall with stone walls and a cosy fireplace. The district is an ideal stopover to the great Wild Coast, and is renowned for its natural beauty, trout waters and walks. Guests can enjoy fishing as well as golfing, hiking, horse riding, tennis, bowling and squash. Doctors, a hospital, a chemist and fuel stations are all available nearby.

The Arms Country Pub is open every day until late for drinks, tasty lunches and dinners. The Knights Grill is adjacent to the Arms Pub which is open every Friday and Saturday evening, serving delicious meals in a warm and relaxed atmosphere. The Torridon Restaurant offers you a choice of country cuisine and a fine selection of wines. It is one of Natal’s most popular a la carte restaurants, specialising in succulent steaks, tasty seafood, fresh local trout and mouth-watering desserts.
from R370

Tenahead Mountain Lodge and Spa

10 Reviews
Sleeps 22 in 7 rooms

Lying like an undiscovered gem in the rugged beauty of the Eastern Cape, Tenahead Mountain Lodge...
Lying like an undiscovered gem in the rugged beauty of the Eastern Cape, Tenahead Mountain Lodge and Spa offers a memorable getaway to guests. It is situated outside of the charming town of Rhodes and is a great option for couples or small groups.

The lodge is surrounded by the Drakensberg-, the Witterberg- and the Maluti Mountains. It is set on a large expanse of seemingly untouched landscapes scattered with valleys, streams and an abundance of fauna and flora.

This beautiful lodge has seven luxurious rooms, of which all offer twin- or king-size beds. Each en-suite room is comfortably furnished and offers an open fireplace for those chilly winter evenings. These rustic rooms also have large windows framing the breathtaking views of the surrounding area.

Guests can enjoy scrumptious meals at the restaurant, or unwind and rejuvenate at the spa. Winter turns this picturesque area into a white wonderland with snow blanketing the property. This lodge offers a truly unique experience as well as plenty of opportunities to create unforgettable memories.
from R2820

Alpine Bed and Breakfast

1 Review
Sleeps 12 in 4 rooms

Alpine Bed and Breakfast is situated in the small town of Maclear tucked away in the foothills of the great Drakensberg range along the R56...
Alpine Bed and Breakfast is situated in the small town of Maclear tucked away in the foothills of the great Drakensberg range along the R56 route, Eastern Cape. Our facility offers a homely environment with breathtaking views of the Drakensberg and alpine plantations; and is the perfect place to stay for a weekend away, business stay-over or taking a break from your stressful city life.

Accommodation is offered in double and twin en-suite rooms. Each room features full DStv, a fridge, microwave, cutlery, an iron and ironing board, panel heater, ceiling fan, and Wi-Fi internet access.

There are plenty of attractions in the surrounding area to keep you busy including golf courses, squash and tennis courts, and horse riding. Or guests can enjoy visits to Tsitsa Falls, rock art sites, or any of the eight mountain passes in the area.
from R760

Bushman's Nek

Sleeps 18 in 5 rooms

Situated in the Southern Drakensberg just 37 km from Underberg, Bushman's Nek is surrounded by some of South Africa's most sought-after...
Situated in the Southern Drakensberg just 37 km from Underberg, Bushman's Nek is surrounded by some of South Africa's most sought-after picture perfect landscapes. Time at this resort will transport you to a world of peace and serenity, surrounded by picturesque Drakensberg scenery, bushman caves and a wealth of fauna and flora.

Bushman's Nek Berg and Trout Resort offers a selection of 58 luxury hotel rooms, self-catering apartments and rustic log cabins. Room facilities include heaters, internet access, and lock-up safes.

Tranquillity and a plethora of activities await you at Bushman's Nek. Take part in hiking, fishing, paint ball, horse riding, tennis, bowls, table tennis, pool, adventure golf, action cricket, darts, squash, badminton or volleyball, there is so much to do at this resort. Facilities for the less active include a wonderful rock swimming pool, first class restaurant and a luxurious spa for ultimate relaxation, giving you isolation from all the pressures of modern life.
from R620

Umzimkulu River Lodge

23 Reviews
Sleeps 38 in 8 rooms

Our peaceful valley resort, which is 22 km out of Underberg, provides the perfect location for a retreat from city life. Here’s your...
Our peaceful valley resort, which is 22 km out of Underberg, provides the perfect location for a retreat from city life. Here’s your chance to rest, listen to the river and the sounds of nature or spend some wholesome outdoor time with your family.

Families love it for the unhurried, Old World country atmosphere with days spent picnicking under the huge Oaks on the river island, boulder hopping in Thrombosis Gorge or just hanging about in boats. Honeymooners revel in the privacy of a luxurious suite and private deck just meters from the river bank. Fishermen love it for the unrivalled opportunities to catch rainbow trout along our 2.5 km stretch of river. To make sure you have a relaxing break, we have babysitters on hand to offer you solitude or an opportunity to enjoy a meal without having to mop up any spillages. Umzimkulu River Lodge has recently been awarded 3 Star grading in the self-catering category.

All our fully-equipped, self-catering units are situated just meters from the river bank with stunning views. All the units, except the log cabin, are equipped with log fires. All units have individual braai facilities. In winter a complimentary bundle of firewood is supplied on arrival and additional firewood is available to purchase thereafter. The units are serviced once daily in the mornings, excluding Sundays and Public Holidays. Should you require additional assistance, we can arrange to have a housekeeper available at an additional fee of R 15 per hour.

Activities at the lodge include bass and trout fishing, swimming, boating, tubing, canoeing, walking and birding. We have an a la carte breakfast and lunch menu and a set two-course dinner menu available. Meals are served in the dining room or on the deck overlooking the river. Come and experience restoration of body and soul in truly lovely surroundings.

We also have a restaurant and full-board bookings are available.
from R540
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Esigodini Cottage

16 Reviews
Sleeps 10 in 5 rooms

Mid-week Special   Esigodini is the Zulu name for "Place in the Valley," and it is a delightful holiday cottage nestled in its own valley just off the...
Esigodini is the Zulu name for "Place in the Valley," and it is a delightful holiday cottage nestled in its own valley just off the Drakensberg Gardens road, approximately 1 km from the hotel. About four km from the cottage, there is a convenience store which is well stocked for odds and ends. Both the hotel and Castle Burn have restaurants which offer meals to visiting guests.

The cottage is fully equipped and well-appointed with three bedrooms, a separate rondavel and a newly-built outside chalet with a large bedroom and bathroom. The unit comfortably accommodates 10 guests in the five bedrooms. The lounge in the main cottage has a feature stone fireplace and a DStv decoder is provided, but guests must bring their own smart card for satellite reception. The fully equipped kitchen has everything you will need for self-catering. The smaller cottage has a double bed and an en-suite shower bathroom. The rondavel comprises one bedroom with twin beds. There is a braai area and a boma fire pit ideal for a relaxing night under the stars. The units are serviced and all linen is provided.

The house is situated in a large 20-acre, tree-filled garden with a small dam and stream running through the property. It is surrounded by rambling roses and lush green grass, and it has a commanding view of the Rhino Peak of the Drakensberg escarpment. The bird life is good and it’s a really lovely place to relax and unwind. There are lots of lovely walks to various pools and waterfalls.

Esigodini is a wonderfully peaceful and comfortable refuge for a relaxing getaway and the ideal base from which to explore the beauty of the Southern Drakensberg.
from R1200

Oak Lane B&B

Sleeps 13 in 7 rooms

Come and experience that feeling of being at home at this bed and breakfast situated in the picturesque area of the Eastern Cape known as...
Come and experience that feeling of being at home at this bed and breakfast situated in the picturesque area of the Eastern Cape known as Maclear.

The establishment offers two double rooms, three single rooms and one self-catering unit with a kitchen and double room at present. Further expansions are in progress.

All rooms are en-suite; with comfortable beds and are neatly furnished. The rooms include facilities such as DStv, electric kettles for coffee/tea, refrigerators, microwave ovens, irons, electric blankets, wall mounted heaters and fans.

The establishment is renowned for its home-cooked meals and superb breakfasts served at times which suit our guests.

Secured parking is available close to your room.

Maclear makes provision for various types of recreation which among other things include the following

Fly Fishing in the numerous streams and dams around, Country club facilities offering golf, tennis, squash, rugby, Gymkhana motor cycle and quad car meetings and lovely club facilities.

Abseiling, river rafting, hiking trails and outdoor activities with the basis at the well-known Tsitsa Falls.

Bushman paintings, Rock art and Dinosaur footprints can be viewed by arrangement.

Oak Lane B&B is within reasonable vicinity of other popular tourism destinations such as Tiffindell Ski Resort; 90 kilometers away, Transkei Wild Coast; 180 kilometres away and the Nelson Mandela Museum at Mthatha; 98 kilometres away. Nelson Mandela’s birth place at Qunu which is 120 kilometres away.
from R880

Eagles' Rock Mountain Retreat

75 Reviews
Sleeps 32 in 6 rooms

The Saunders family welcomes you to Eagles’ Rock, our beautiful piece of God’s creation set in the...
The Saunders family welcomes you to Eagles’ Rock, our beautiful piece of God’s creation set in the magnificent Southern Drakensberg Mountains near Underberg and Himeville. We are only 7.7 km out of Underberg on the Drakensberg Gardens Road.

Eagles’ Rock is spectacularly positioned on a mountain plateau overlooking the Umzimkulu river and farmlands with the Giants Cup flanked by the mighty Hodgeson’s peaks in the background. Enjoy the tranquility of our 25 acres of land, with pure spring water and lovely views. Take the Duiker, Thimble or Kingfisher trail, or spend a day hiking in the berg. Birdwatch and add to the checklist of over 100 bird species. Cast a fly into our well stocked trout dams. Swim in the river, the dams or filtered splash pool. Canoe, paddle ski or row. Tube the river, ride horses, visit San rock art sites, take a 4X4 trip up Sani Pass or simply relax. The options and possibilities here are endless.

Enjoy winter evenings in front of a cosy log fire. All cottages are comfortably furnished, fully equipped, and serviced from Monday to Saturday.
from R810
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Silo Cottage

1 Review
Sleeps 6 in 3 rooms

Winter special   Silo Cottage is a lovely self-catering cottage beautifully located with the Umzimkhulu River a mere 100 m from the doorstep. As the name...
Silo Cottage is a lovely self-catering cottage beautifully located with the Umzimkhulu River a mere 100 m from the doorstep. As the name suggests, it was originally used as a silo to store grain, but after extensive renovations in 2001 it is now a stunning holiday cottage situated in the picturesque Bamboo mountain valley on a working beef and horse stud farm.

The cottage can comfortable accommodate up to six guests and comprises three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a kitchen, and a lounge area. The master bedroom contains a double bed and boasts an en-suite bathroom and a walk-in closet. The second bedroom contains a double bed and is located upstairs, in the silo section of the cottage and also features an en suite. This room boasts spectacular views of the berg, farmland and the river. The third bedroom contains twin single beds, and is located downstairs.

There is a comfortable lounge area with a TV with DStv capability, should you wish to bring your own smart card. The kitchen is fully equipped for self-catering with a microwave, two fridge-freezers, and a walk-in pantry. The dining room is located off the kitchen and seats six comfortably at a large round table.

Enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the berg on the large social veranda, with sundowners and a braai as the sun sets. The garden offers ample space for the kids to explore and play. The cottage is serviced daily.
from R2000

Fairways Drakensberg

1 Review
Sleeps 6 in 3 rooms

Fairways is nestled in the Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa Resort, located in a beautiful valley of the Southern Drakensberg.
Fairways is nestled in the Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa Resort, located in a beautiful valley of the Southern Drakensberg.

We offer a self-catering house with stunning views of the magnificent mountains. It consists of three bedrooms, two bathrooms, an open-plan living area with a TV, and a fully equipped kitchen. Other amenities include a TV with DStv channels, laundry facilities, and a fireplace.

There is a private patio with outdoor furniture and a Weber barbecue, overlooking the mountains. Secure parking is also provided. Endless activities are available in and around the resort for all ages, including its own 18-hole golf course.
from R1695

Blackbrook Farm

Sleeps 10 in 2 rooms

Blackbrook Farm is situated just outside of Underberg, overlooking the Southern Drakensberg Mountains.

The farm offers two...
Blackbrook Farm is situated just outside of Underberg, overlooking the Southern Drakensberg Mountains.

The farm offers two privately positioned cottages which can sleep six and four people respectively. There is an open-plan kitchen and lounge area, with a balcony gazing over the farm. Both cottages have enclosed garden areas, making them pet-friendly.

Underberg is great if you enjoy the outdoors, activities include the Giant’s Castle hike, fly fishing, horse trails and cave hikes. There are also three dams on the farm, stocked with trout which are fed each evening and guests are welcome to join in to feed the fish and watch them jump.

from R750
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Moya Cottage

Sleeps 4 in 2 rooms

Midweek Special   Moya Cottage is a cosy cottage situated in the peaceful Underberg village, in the heart of the Southern Drakensberg. The cottage is fully...
Moya Cottage is a cosy cottage situated in the peaceful Underberg village, in the heart of the Southern Drakensberg. The cottage is fully equipped for self-catering and can comfortably sleep a family of four or reps and contract workers.

The cottage has two bedrooms, with one double bed and two singe beds. The rooms share one bathroom with a shower. The cosy kitchen is well equipped for self-catering and has a breakfast bar looking into the living room. The lounge has a Jetmaster fireplace and a TV with DStv. The cottage opens out onto a covered veranda with braai facilities.

Ideally located, the cottage is close to all amenities and the perfect place to start exploring the Underberg, Himeville and the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park World Heritage Site.
from R460

Mkomazana Mountain Cottages

26 Reviews
Sleeps 22 in 5 rooms

Mkomazana is an historical site situated within a trans-frontier peace park; a unique property...
Mkomazana is an historical site situated within a trans-frontier peace park; a unique property nestled at the foot of the Sani Pass in the beautiful Sani Valley. It is a nature lover’s paradise and possibly the Southern Drakensberg’s best-kept secret.

The accommodation is a charming combination of eclectic facilities consisting of two original and recently refurbished farmhouses and three picturesque new cottages with all home comforts. This former trading station from the 1800's era is perfectly situated for a range of outdoor activities including - high or low 'berg walking / backpacking / nature rambling / trout fishing (rates on request) / swimming in crystal clear mountain pools / mountain biking / bird watching. All of these activities can be undertaken from the property. You can also canoe or tube in the area (± 20km away) and play golf, squash or tennis (±4ms away)

Whilst we wish to preserve the serenity of the area (and therefore do not allow motorbikes/quads to be ridden on the property), exhilarating fun for the adventurous can be had at the bottom of the driveway - test your 4x4 / mountain bike / motor bike skills on the famous and formidable Sani Pass which takes you up into the Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho. At the top of the Pass is the legendary "Sani Top Chalet" which lays claim to "the highest pub in Africa".

NB: Bring your PASSPORT. If you do not have your own 4x4, tours up Sani Pass can be arranged (details on request). We have it all, flora; fauna (including otter, baboon, reedbuck, eland); wide variety of birds (including black eagle, bearded vulture & fish eagle); provenance of people past (history; bushman paintings) waterfalls, crystal clear 'berg rivers and pools; dams.

We guarantee you will not visit just once!

Please note - no Television or cell phone reception.

from R650
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Bergview Log Cabin

6 Reviews
Sleeps 10 in 5 rooms

SPRING SPECIAL!!!   A log cabin on the foot of Hlongoma Mountain in Underberg. With breathtaking mountain views, a waterfall behind the house and loads of...
A log cabin on the foot of Hlongoma Mountain in Underberg. With breathtaking mountain views, a waterfall behind the house and loads of privacy, this is the perfect holiday haven.

The house is fully-equipped and has four bedrooms and three bathrooms. The garden is a playground for children, with a jungle gym, a trampoline and a rock splash pool for the hot days.

Please note a minimum charge is applicable for smaller, usually less than four adults and is depend on the dates and length of stay.
from R2400

Valemount Country Lodge

3 Reviews
Sleeps 12 in 6 rooms

Valemount Country Lodge can be found just outside of Underberg on a quaint farm. The lodge is a peaceful retreat in the country and the...
Valemount Country Lodge can be found just outside of Underberg on a quaint farm. The lodge is a peaceful retreat in the country and the ideal place to escape daily living.

There are four Luxury Rooms with king-size beds, Jet master fireplaces and en-suite bathrooms. The two Standard Rooms have twin beds and en-suite bathrooms. Delightful breakfasts are served in the dining room and the lodge has beautiful gardens for guests to enjoy as well as a swimming pool.

There are a variety of activities including fly fishing, birding, and walking. Mountain biking enthusiasts can enjoy a wide variety of cycling trails in the area and there is a selection of three scenic golf courses nearby for golfers.
from R1320

Little Wings Teepee Camp

Sleeps 16 in 4 rooms

The Little Wings Teepee Camp is situated in the picturesque town of Underberg, in southern Drakensberg.

Choose from four...
The Little Wings Teepee Camp is situated in the picturesque town of Underberg, in southern Drakensberg.

Choose from four Indian Teepee’s for your whole family or book the whole camp for a big group. The Teepee’s come equipped with beds for four people, towels, a small table and a lantern, gas heaters and some reading material. With bathrooms close at hand, all you need to do is bring your toiletries. The men’s and ladies ablutions host showers, flushing toilets, and wash-hand basins.

The little town of Underberg has many stunning attractions to see while holidaying in the area, such as the Coleford Nature Reserve, Tugela Falls, amazing hikes to Giant’s Castle and the outstanding Mashai Pass and Rhino Peak.
from R650

Cranberry Cottage

2 Reviews
Sleeps 102 in 43 rooms

A lovely colonial style retreat on the eastern Free State Maloti Route. Perfect for visiting the Lesotho Highlands, as well as the local...
A lovely colonial style retreat on the eastern Free State Maloti Route. Perfect for visiting the Lesotho Highlands, as well as the local lion breeding project, bushman paintings, potters and weavers.

Unwind in warm Free State hospitality while you stretch out in your spacious luxury suite with crisp linen, sparkling bathrooms and all the modern amenities you could desire. Cranberry Cottage offers an infusion of modern and traditional cuisine served in our romantic duck pond restaurant.

Cranberry Cottage is a four star guest house with 31 rooms, settled in a relaxed atmosphere with a lovely garden. We have our own restaurant, wellness centre and gym. Simply charming.
from R900

Himeville Cottage

2 Reviews
Sleeps 6 in 3 rooms

Himeville Cottage is a charming and restful Cape Dutch farm-style self-catering cottage, situated in a quiet cul-de-sac, in the picturesque...
Himeville Cottage is a charming and restful Cape Dutch farm-style self-catering cottage, situated in a quiet cul-de-sac, in the picturesque southern Drakensberg. The cottage is located near to the Sani Pass, and the uKhahlamba World Heritage Site.

The cottage comprises three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a lounge, a fully equipped kitchen, and a TV room. The first and second bedrooms each contain a double bed, and the third bedroom contains twin single beds.

The cottage has two fireplaces for those chilly winter evenings, one in the lounge and one in the TV room. The dining area opens out to a lovely large undercover patio, with braai facilities and outdoor dining furniture. The patio overlooks a lush garden.
from R2200

Khotso Guest Farm

1 Review
Sleeps 63 in 20 rooms

When in South Africa there’s one thing you cannot afford to miss, the Drakensberg, and there’s nowhere better to stay than here, at Khotso....
When in South Africa there’s one thing you cannot afford to miss, the Drakensberg, and there’s nowhere better to stay than here, at Khotso. Our 1,300-hectare working horse and sheep farm is nestled at the foot of this majestic mountain range and is only minutes away from the famous Sani Pass.

Use Khotso as your base to explore this World Heritage Site. We will take you on horse trails deep into the mountains, or you can hike, mountain bike, canoe, raft, swim and fish, all in the most amazing scenery. Our accommodation is conveniently spread out so as to offer each complete privacy.

We offer the most amazing, chilled out spot in the country, if not the Southern Hemisphere, and we encourage everyone to come out here and bring their own charm.
from R180

Stoney Way Cottage

7 Reviews
Sleeps 4 in 2 rooms

Stoney Way Cottage is a beautifully decorated cottage set in the mountainous area of Underberg. The area is popular as the rich flora and...
Stoney Way Cottage is a beautifully decorated cottage set in the mountainous area of Underberg. The area is popular as the rich flora and breathtaking scenery makes for an ideal getaway.

This cottage offers two bedrooms each with a double bed and shares a bathroom. The spacious living room extending to a veranda that has lovely views of the Drakensberg Mountains. For the winter months there is a fireplace that warms the cottage. The modern fully equipped kitchen features a stove, oven and microwave.

Underberg is the ideal destination for those visitors who loves the outdoors and has plenty outdoor activities to offer such as fly fishing, horseback riding and hiking.
from R550
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