About Mafube Mountain Retreat
Mafube Mountain Retreat is a little slice of heaven; set in an amphitheatre of colourful sandstone cliffs with stunning views from every window, it is the perfect place for a bit of soul therapy. It is a wonderful place to clear your head and experience the peace and tranquillity of unspoiled Africa.
Mafube Mountain Retreat is situated on a 465-hectare farm in the Eastern Free State Highlands, which is one of the most beautiful areas in South Africa. It is a place to escape the crowds and hassles of city life. It is a place to bring the children during the holidays, away from the shopping malls, television and computers.
Explore the hiking trails and mountain paths. Visit the waterfalls, pools and caves, bird watch, fish or canoe; or simply unwind, in a place where the silence sings.
We are only a 20-minute drive from the popular tourist village of Clarens, where there are many good restaurants, shops and art galleries. The town also has an 18-hole golf course. We are half an hour from Golden Gate National Park and only a few kilometres away from the border post of the Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho.
Lesotho’s spectacular Katse Dam is in easy reach and Afriski, of which many of our guests take a day to, is only 80 km from Fouriesburg. The Fouriesburg area is well known for its adventure tourism, including quad biking, hiking, mountain biking, fishing, 4x4 trails and river rafting.
Mafube Mountain Retreat offers accommodation in three self-catering units that ensure a peaceful and relaxing stay. All our units are serviced daily and supplied with high quality bed linen and towels which are changed twice a week. In order to give you a real rest, guests are able to put their dirty dishes outside the units in order to be collected and washed by the staff.
Mafube Mountain Retreat has a spacious lapa for an special functions or gatherings. Table tennis, darts and DStv are available in the lapa. There is a swimming pool, trampoline and swings to keep the children entertained. We also offer braai or bonfire facilities.
* We market Mafube Mountain Retreat as being a peaceful and tranquil retreat for nature lovers, and our guests come with that expectation, so obviously no loud music, revving of motor bikes or loud and drunken behavior are tolerated here. * Any violent or abusive behavior will result in your rental being cancelled with no refund of fees.*... * We market Mafube Mountain Retreat as being a peaceful and tranquil retreat for nature lovers, and our guests come with that expectation, so obviously no loud music, revving of motor bikes or loud and drunken behavior are tolerated here. * Any violent or abusive behavior will result in your rental being cancelled with no refund of fees.* Breakages will be to your account. * Your stay at Mafube Mountain Retreat is entirely at your own risk and an indemnity form must be signed by you before or on arrival. * No fires may be made on the farm except in the braai facilities provided. Please take very great care especially in the dry season when wild fires can start from a single spark.* Arrival time is between 2.30pm and 9pm, and departure time is before 10.30 am. see more
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Mafube Mountain Retreat Map
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
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