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About Phefumula Country Retreat

Nestled snugly in the mountains, our luxurious, secluded cottages have magnificent views of the crags - ideal for when you want a breather to reconnect body and soul.

Each cottage has an open-plan lounge and dining area with a fireplace, a separate bedroom with a beautiful king-size bed, a well-equipped kitchen, a double bath, a double inside shower, a double outside shower and a secluded spa bath.

Complimentary port is served on chilly winter nights and the outdoor furniture is comfortable and perfect for dinner on the patio. Meals cooked by our resident chef can be arranged on request.

The energetic can walk to the top of the Magaliesberg mountain and then wander along the ridge for several kilometers to enjoy the spectacular views on both sides. Bring your day pack, book a picnic basket with tasty homemade "goodies" and have lunch while enjoying a panorama of the oldest mountain range in the southern hemisphere.

Guests can also have fun mountain biking and horse riding along one of the numerous trails. Phefumula is surrounded on three sides by game farms, the fourth open to the mountain and the Magaliesberg Protected Nature Environment. There are a number of animals that may be seen on walks or rides. Be sure to bring your camera to capture the spectacular scenery.

  • Response Rate: 98%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Type: Lodge
  • Sleeps: 10
  • Check-in: 14:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Reviews: 67 Reviews


  • Garden
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Jacuzzi/Hot-tub
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Vitality Collection
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans


  • AA Superior

Important Information

50% deposit to be paid within three days to secure reservation. Balance one week prior to arrival.

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              Reviews for Phefumula Country Retreat

              67 guest reviews Reviews of

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              Mokgadi Lephoto
              29 December 2021

              The place is beautiful and private. I enjoyed my stay. Thank you Jenny for hosting us so well, you made our stay extra special! Im definately coming back.

              Cindy Mabala
              03 December 2021

              My husband and I had such a relaxing time in the traditional cottage. After a super busy year this place offered us a breath of fresh air we've been craving. The food was great and stuff members very friend and Jenny was such an awesome host. We will definitely be retreating to Phefumula on our next holiday.

              Sid Mann
              29 November 2021

              We loved the privacy and seclusion and perfect view of the mountains.Everything works and was neat, clean and world class quality.

              Dirlia Celliers
              21 October 2021

              Loved everything. Just needed an extra night.

              Nicolette Sharp
              18 August 2019

              The staff, the food, the privacy and accommodation was out of this world. If you ever want to get away for a weekend and have exclusive and professional catering at your chalet... This is the place to be. Welcome drinks, breakfast lunch and dinners are prepared in the dining area without you knowledge or without disturbance. Absolute oasis of relaxation and quiet... Would recommend it to any couple seeking a retreat, and will without a doubt visit again. Could not ask for more. Best weekend away ever!

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              Phefumula Country Retreat is 19.1km from the centre of Magaliesburg , the nearest airport 56.7km (Lanseria International Airport).
              *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling