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About Otters Den Self-catering Cottages

Otters Den welcomes you to our secluded self catering cottages, which are set in 18 acres of unspoilt countryside in the heart of the arts and crafts route of the Midlands Meander, near Nottingham Road in Kwazulu Natal.

We have four freestanding newly built thatched cottages: Chelsea, The Great Western, Ikhwela and Copper, each with a private balcony overlooking the Lions River. Each cottage is for two people and has an en suite bathroom with its own jacuzzi spa bath. Each self-catering cottage comes with a fully equipped kitchen including microwave, two plate stove, fridge/freezer, toaster, and Weber braai. There is also a dining and lounge area, table and chairs on the balcony as well as queen sized double bed and private carport. For cold nights all cottages have an electric fire and electric blanket with goose down duvets. All utensils, crockery and glasses are included and all linen and towels are supplied. Every cottage also comes with a welcome pack including tea, coffee, sugar, milk and delicious homemade biscuits.

We also have Copper Cottage which is our romantic open-plan honeymoon suite with its own private river view jacuzzi spa bath, situated at the foot of a queen-sized double bed.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 5 hours
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 8
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Reviews: 34 Reviews


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Jacuzzi/Hot-tub
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Cosy
  • Romantic


  • 3 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa

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Reviews for Otters Den Self-catering Cottages

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Ronnie Millett Clay
02 January 2018

Lovely place. Needs an otter or two.

Aliesha Theron
19 November 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Otters Den. It was absolutely tranquil and the cottages were extremely neat. The view from our balcony was majestic! Jeff did his best to assist us un our needs as well.

Janyne Brooks
19 September 2017

What a beautiful place didn't want to leave, will be coming back very soon.

ian Mccallum
10 July 2017

Loved the location. Everything well thought out. Thoughtful touches like warming our room before arrival and milk in the fridge showed extra care. Candles in the on the jacuzzi and solar light jars added that extra bit of magic.Charming and winsome place. Will certainly make it a regular stopover.

Natasha Alexander
16 May 2017

Thank you Jeff and Alice, our night at your cottage was very warm, and welcoming. Wish we could have stayed longer.

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Otters Den Self-catering Cottages is 11.9km from the centre of Nottingham Road , the nearest airport 132.5km (King Shaka International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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