Eagles' Rock Mountain Retreat

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  • Description
  • Facilities
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.
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 32
  • Check-in: 02:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 73
  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Fireplace
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • No Credit Card Facilities

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Grading

  • 3 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
* Please enquire for further details.

72 Reviews on Eagles' Rock Mountain Retreat

We did enjoy our stay at Eagles Rock, but we just thought it was a bit overpriced. For the amount charged, the chalets should be on a bed and breakfast basis. Our chalet was not very well designed and quite cramped. The main bedroom that was more spacious, was up this steep flight of stairs. The staircase is not suitable for children at all. Otherwise the couple who are managing the place are very friendly. The mountain retreat is in a beautiful setting.


22 April 2014

Our hosts were fantastic and friendly. The view from Falcon cottage was straight out of a movie scene: serene, calm, stunning and beautiful. A lovely fireplace to warm up the freezing night air. Atmosphere extremely peaceful exactly as a retreat should be with NO t.v in cottages. Maids are in every morning to do last night's dishes and cleaning of the bathroom. Water is clean n crisp straight from natural springs. Attractions were the nearby dam, trails, horse-riding which we unfortunately never got to experience due to our baby however we made the most by also visit the Cheesery, Dairy, Farm stalls, nearby town and driving all the way up to Drakensberg hotel, not forgetting stopping on d side of road n getn down to the umzimkulu river and splashing, collecting pebbles and taking awesome pics with stunning berg backgrounds! Awesome, just awesome experience!


14 April 2014

A great location with beautiful views. Accommodation very clean and adequate with everything one needs for a successful holiday/break away or long weekend. Barry and Philla were very helpful and welcoming.


10 March 2014

In self catering places often what makes the stay is the people who run it, and that was definitely the case! Great people, very helpful and full of info on the surrounding area and what activities there are on the go! We stayed in the Kestrel house and we loved it... Very comfortable and a great view! I proposed to my now fiancé at Eagles rock, the location was just so beautiful.. We paddled out to a little picnic spot on their dam! It was too perfect an occasion to pass up... Will definitely be back!! The tubing was also amazing... And something we'll definitely remember!!


13 January 2014

Thank you so much we had a wonderful rest at Eagles Rock!! After such a long ride it was very refreshing and the accommodation and views were superb.


28 October 2013
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Price & Availability

ON REQUEST
Thursday 11th September
  • Per Person Sharing:
  • R450
  • Per Person:
  • R600
  • Per Unit:
  • R1350
  • Minimum Stay:
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Falcon ChaletX 1
Includes: Self-catering
Falcon is a cosy cottage consisting of a large open-plan room with a double bed with linen and two-sleeper couches for children for which we do not supply lines, the sizes being single sleeper couch. The double sleeper couch is 15cm thickness time’s 105cm width time’s 160cm length. We do provide two blankets and two pillows and no Pillow slips. It has an en-suite bathroom which consists of bath, shower, basin and toilet. There are two easy chairs facing a large window. For the cold winter nights there is a log fire-place. The custom built kitchen is fully equipped with gas stove, fridge, microwave, pots and pans, crockery and cutlery. A side door opens onto a covered patio and barbeque area, with a magnificent view.
Bathroom Facilities En-suite
Beds Sleeper couch, Double beds
Views Mountain
 
Falcon Chalet
Sleeps 3 Price:
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Fish EagleX 1
Includes: Breakfast
Fish Eagle chalet has three bedrooms. Bedroom one consists of a double bed with an en-suite shower, toilet and basin. The sitting room leads into the kitchen, this cottage does not have a fireplace but a gas heater can be hired. The kitchen which is well equipped, with a gas stove, fridge, microwave, pots and pans, crockery and cutlery, this is the best room of the cottage as it lead off onto an enclosed balcony with lovely views down towards the Umzimkulu river and farmlands, ideal for early morning breakfasts. Bedroom two is open-plan consist of double bed and two single beds with an en-suite bathroom, toilet and wash basin. An upstairs loft is accessible by means of a steep ladder from this room, ideally situated for kids with two single beds. Please note that this cottage has got a thatch roof and might affect asthmatics.
 
Fish Eagle
Sleeps 6 Price:
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Jackal Buzzard CottageX 1
Includes: Self-catering
Jackal Buzzard cottage has a small bedroom downstairs with a double bed Fairly steep steps not for the infirm, lead to a large bedroom upstairs which also has a double bed and a lovely view. Downstairs there is a full bathroom with bath, shower, toilet and basin. The living room has a Jetmaster log fireplace. The living room is open plan into a small breakfast nook cum dining area, and well equipped custom built kitchen with gas stove, fridge, microwave, pots and pans, crockery and cutlery. The door opens up onto a covered patio. There is a portable barbeque.
Bathroom Facilities Private bathroom
Beds Double beds
Views Mountain
 
Jackal Buzzard ..
Sleeps 4 Price:
  • 925
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Kestrel CottageX 1
Includes: Self-catering
Kestrel is a cosy Harvey thatched one bedroom cottage with double bed. The en-suite bathroom consists of bath, shower toilet and basin. The living area has a custom built kitchen well equipped with gas stove, fridge, microwave, pots and pans, crockery and cutlery with breakfast nook at one end; easy chairs, a single bed and log fireplace at the other. The door opens onto a small wooden deck and barbeque area with magnificent views. Please note that this cottage has got thatch on the inside and might affect asthmatics.
Bathroom Facilities Private bathroom
Beds Double beds
Views Mountain
 
Kestrel Cottage
Sleeps 3 Price:
  • 650
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Lammergeier Log CabinX 1
Includes: Self-catering
Lammergeier Log Cabin is a handcrafted log cabin with magnificent 360 degree views. Downstairs there are two bedrooms, one with a double bed and the other with two single beds. There is one full bathroom with a bath, shower, basin and toilet and another separate toilet with hand basin. The large living area cum dining room area and has a log fireplace and is open plan into the well equipped kitchen consisting of gas stove, fridge, microwave, pots and pans, crockery and cutlery. Double doors open up onto a wooden deck and a single door opens up onto a covered deck. Upstairs there is a large open plan loft with 6 single beds and above this is another small loft with two mattresses on the floor for which we do not supply linen. There is also a barbeque area.
Bathroom Facilities Private bathroom
Beds Double beds
Views Mountain
 
Lammergeier Log ..
Sleeps 10 Price:
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Sparrowhawk CottageX 1
Includes: Self-catering
Sparrow Hawk cottage is a three bedroom log and block chalet. The main bedroom has a double bed and a bathroom en-suite which consists of bath, basin and toilet. The other two bedrooms have two single beds in each and there is another small bathroom with a shower, toilet and wash hand basin. There is a well equipped kitchen with gas stove, fridge, microwave, pots and pans, crockery and cutlery. The large living area has a log fireplace and dining-room area. Double doors open up onto a covered patio with views across the valley and down to the trout dams. There is also a barbeque area.
Bathroom Facilities Private bathroom
Beds Double beds
Views Mountain
 
Sparrowhawk Cot ..
Sleeps 6 Price:
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* This data is a guide and is subject to change. Please confirm rates and availability by requesting a quote.

Falcon Chalet x 1

Includes: Self-catering

Falcon is a cosy cottage consisting of a large open-plan room with a double bed with linen and two-sleeper couches for children for which we do not supply lines, the sizes being single sleeper couch. The double sleeper couch is 15cm thickness time’s 105cm width time’s 160cm length. We do provide two blankets and two pillows and no Pillow slips. It has an en-suite bathroom which consists of bath, shower, basin and toilet. There are two easy chairs facing a large window. For the cold winter nights there is a log fire-place. The custom built kitchen is fully equipped with gas stove, fridge, microwave, pots and pans, crockery and cutlery. A side door opens onto a covered patio and barbeque area, with a magnificent view.

Features available

Bathroom Facilities En-suite
Beds Double beds, Sleeper couch
Views Mountain

Fish Eagle x 1

Includes: B & B

Fish Eagle chalet has three bedrooms. Bedroom one consists of a double bed with an en-suite shower, toilet and basin. The sitting room leads into the kitchen, this cottage does not have a fireplace but a gas heater can be hired. The kitchen which is well equipped, with a gas stove, fridge, microwave, pots and pans, crockery and cutlery, this is the best room of the cottage as it lead off onto an enclosed balcony with lovely views down towards the Umzimkulu river and farmlands, ideal for early morning breakfasts. Bedroom two is open-plan consist of double bed and two single beds with an en-suite bathroom, toilet and wash basin. An upstairs loft is accessible by means of a steep ladder from this room, ideally situated for kids with two single beds. Please note that this cottage has got a thatch roof and might affect asthmatics.

Jackal Buzzard Cottage x 1

Includes: Self-catering

Jackal Buzzard cottage has a small bedroom downstairs with a double bed Fairly steep steps not for the infirm, lead to a large bedroom upstairs which also has a double bed and a lovely view. Downstairs there is a full bathroom with bath, shower, toilet and basin. The living room has a Jetmaster log fireplace. The living room is open plan into a small breakfast nook cum dining area, and well equipped custom built kitchen with gas stove, fridge, microwave, pots and pans, crockery and cutlery. The door opens up onto a covered patio. There is a portable barbeque.

Features available

Bathroom Facilities Private bathroom
Beds Double beds
Views Mountain

Kestrel Cottage x 1

Includes: Self-catering

Kestrel is a cosy Harvey thatched one bedroom cottage with double bed. The en-suite bathroom consists of bath, shower toilet and basin. The living area has a custom built kitchen well equipped with gas stove, fridge, microwave, pots and pans, crockery and cutlery with breakfast nook at one end; easy chairs, a single bed and log fireplace at the other. The door opens onto a small wooden deck and barbeque area with magnificent views. Please note that this cottage has got thatch on the inside and might affect asthmatics.

Features available

Bathroom Facilities Private bathroom
Beds Double beds
Views Mountain

Lammergeier Log Cabin x 1

Includes: Self-catering

Lammergeier Log Cabin is a handcrafted log cabin with magnificent 360 degree views. Downstairs there are two bedrooms, one with a double bed and the other with two single beds. There is one full bathroom with a bath, shower, basin and toilet and another separate toilet with hand basin. The large living area cum dining room area and has a log fireplace and is open plan into the well equipped kitchen consisting of gas stove, fridge, microwave, pots and pans, crockery and cutlery. Double doors open up onto a wooden deck and a single door opens up onto a covered deck. Upstairs there is a large open plan loft with 6 single beds and above this is another small loft with two mattresses on the floor for which we do not supply linen. There is also a barbeque area.

Features available

Bathroom Facilities Private bathroom
Beds Double beds
Views Mountain

Sparrowhawk Cottage x 1

Includes: Self-catering

Sparrow Hawk cottage is a three bedroom log and block chalet. The main bedroom has a double bed and a bathroom en-suite which consists of bath, basin and toilet. The other two bedrooms have two single beds in each and there is another small bathroom with a shower, toilet and wash hand basin. There is a well equipped kitchen with gas stove, fridge, microwave, pots and pans, crockery and cutlery. The large living area has a log fireplace and dining-room area. Double doors open up onto a covered patio with views across the valley and down to the trout dams. There is also a barbeque area.

Features available

Bathroom Facilities Private bathroom
Beds Double beds
Views Mountain

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