At the heart of scenic Mpumalanga, this resort in the lush Sabie River valley is a mere 25 km from the Kruger National Park. Comfortable cabanas are fully equipped for self-catering, and they're serviced every day except Sundays. From this central base, you're ideally placed to explore the variety of sights and attractions that the region has to offer. View more here.
These luxury self-catering chalets, each with braai patio and undercover parking, are set among green lawns and lush gardens on the banks of the Sabie River, between Hazyview and the Kruger National Park. You can view hippos and crocs in the dam alongside the fairways as you enjoy the nine-hole golf course on-site, or you can go exploring - there's a host of Mpumalanga attractions within easy driving distance. View more here.
Millstream is a peaceful country retreat located in the heart of popular trout-fishing country. The quaint self-contained stone cottages, built to be reminiscent of the 19th century, are set in rolling grasslands and natural bushveld. There are numerous private dams, ponds and weirs to delight fly-fisherman and for nature-lovers, there is a wide variety of indigenous birdlife, wildflowers and small game. View more here.
This peaceful country resort is set in an unspoilt reserve amongst rolling hills and lush forest. Just 24km from historic Pilgrim's Rest, its cosy cottages nestle in a sweep of magnificent mountains. From this tranquil base, you can fish for trout, explore the Blyde River Canyon, or make day trips to the Kruger National Park. View more here.
Wake up to the unforgettable sight of mist rising from the calm waters of Lake Longemere, right on your doorstep. Close to White River, these large, spacious self-catering chalets offer all the privacy of a country estate. There are lots of facilities and water sports if you're feeling active, and the leisure desk will arrange off-site activities in the area if you're in the mood for venturing slightly further afield. View more here.
Hippos wallowing in the Sabie River, only a short stroll across the fairways, an excellent 18-hole championship golf course, comfortable air-conditioned chalets, lush lawns and gardens, along with superb hospitality, are some of the features that make this resort a favourite. Also available on site are a bowling green, mountain bikes, and the more adventurous among your party can try river rafting on the Sabie. View more here.
An easy drive from the Kruger National Park, this resort offers large, spacious thatched self-catering units, many of them tucked away under indigenous trees at the edge of the Sabie and Sand rivers. The vast thatched central complex is where you'll find the restaurant, bar, curio shop and various other facilities. Don't miss the sunset show put on by the hippos! View more here.
Nestled in a scenic, indigenous forest below the Sudwala Caves and alongside Houtbosloop River, Sudwala Lodge provides an escape from the everyday hustle and bustle amid serene surroundings and a wealth of bird and animal life. You'll be able to choose from a variety of luxurious accommodation, ranging from stylish hotel rooms to handcrafted beehive huts (Hammock City) and superior self-catering chalets. View more here.
Nestled in a beautiful hillside valley in the heart of Mpumalanga's picturesque splendour, Waterberry Hill will provide you with the ultimate relaxation and allow you to unwind amid heart-warming hospitality. With its myriad facilities, you'll be able to enjoy the bushveld in colonial-style comfort. View (A Side) here - View (B Side) here.
Crystal Springs Mountain Lodge is a Four-Star self-catering Resort situated at the top of Robber's Pass, on the historic old road to Pilgrim's Rest; beautiful gardens combine with exquisite natural scenery to create a haven incorporating spectacular cliffs and gorges, forests and sweeping views. Birdlife is plentiful and wild animals such as zebra, wildebeest, giraffe, antelope and leopard inhabit the Nature Reserve. View more here.
One of our top picks in Dullstroom. Located in the peaceful Dullstroom countryside, luxury country estate features a spa with massage services, an indoor pool and a children’s playground. Free private parking is available. The cosy rooms at the Dunkeld Country Estate have a flat-screen satellite TV, tea-and-coffee-making facilities and a private bathroom. Some rooms offer a balcony or patio. At the Dunkeld, gusts can enjoy a range of activities in the area, including horseback riding, fly-fishing and hiking. Pilgrims Rest and the Echo Caves is 1 hour' 30 minutes' drive away. View more here.