Top 9 Family Resorts Near Pretoria, South Africa - Updated 2024

Marie Lilac Kimberly
Marie Lilac Kimberly 
| 5 min read

Visit Pretoria, one of the three capital cities of South Africa, and you’ll admire its garden parks and nature reserves perfect for any family vacation. Kids of all ages will enjoy seeing the wildlife in the well-known Pretoria Zoo. The administrative city also has wondrous attractions for art and history buffs, such as Kruger Museum, National Cultural History Museum, and Pretoria Art Museum. Families can also take advantage of the city’s climate because it often has warm days and a few rainfalls in a year. There are lots of things to do at night in Pretoria as well. This makes the city a delightful destination for those who want to indulge in South African culture, food, and gorgeous scenery. Surely, this destination should be on every family’s travel bucket list. Check out the top family resorts near Pretoria, South Africa, for a worry-free stay.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 09, 2024.

1. Fauchil Boutique Hotel (from USD 168)

For a fancier option, families can avail of a suite at the Fauchil Boutique Hotel. The location is wonderful, showcasing gorgeous views of the mountain, lake, and landmarks. This family resort near Pretoria offers breakfast with options, such as full English or Irish, vegetarian, and vegan. On top of that, it also has a restaurant serving Brazilian and Mediterranean cuisine. Kids’ meals are available at an extra charge.

Teens and children will be entertained by the numerous activities available in the resort, including broadcast live sports events, music performances, and temporary art galleries. Families can also spend time in the outdoor pool for all ages and the fitness center. Additionally, paid activities include off-site water park excursions, hiking, golf, and aerobics.

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Fauchil Boutique Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 20 Milner Avenue St Andrews
55.11 km (34.3 mi) from Aerial Cableway Hartbeespoort

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace

2. Seasons Golf, Leisure, Spa (from USD 57)

This family resort near Pretoria with a water park features spacious family rooms with wide windows for relaxing sunny mornings. For more outdoorsy families, the property has plenty of amenities, such as an 18-hole golf course, a putt-putt course, and a kiddie pool. The little ones will also have access to a playground and water park. You can enjoy playing board games with them or prepare a lovely picnic for everyone.

Adults can relax in the spa, which includes therapy pools, massage/beauty treatment rooms, and an outdoor spa garden. This allows parents to have a much-needed self-care session filled with good ambiance and soothing treatments.

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Seasons Golf, Leisure, Spa

Wifi Available

Address: Bushveld View Estate, Plot 118
4.06 km (2.6 mi) from Aerial Cableway Hartbeespoort

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Sauna Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace

3. First Group Magalies Park (from USD 131)

For families who love the great outdoors and beautiful natural sceneries, First Group Magalies Park is a perfect fit. With its elegant wooded aesthetic, the resort gives a vibrant rural vibe. Here you can find airy bedroom accommodations for a big family and barbecue facilities for grill lovers. It also has a kids’ club to give the little ones a fun and exciting adventure away from home.

Moreover, this family holiday resort near Pretoria features three swimming pools and offers babysitting or childcare services for an additional charge to give parents a much-deserved break. Other activities you can explore during your stay are cycling, hiking, fishing, and walking tours. Kids’ meals are provided for an extra fee.

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The are several attractions close to First Group Magalies Park, including Bothongo Rhino & Lion Nature Reserve, around a 48-minute drive away. I took David from the USA there and we had an amazing semi-bush experience. We were treated to spectacular sightings of Africa’s diverse wildlife, from majestic rhinos to swift cheetahs.

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First Group Magalies Park

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Krugersdorp & Skeerpoort Roads, Brits
10.9 km (6.8 mi) from Aerial Cableway Hartbeespoort

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Tennis court Sauna Golf course (within 3 km) Garden

4. Monateng Safari Lodge (from USD 40)

A peaceful getaway is what every family needs and this highly-rated resort is one of the best places to stay in Pretoria. Monateng Safari Lodge overlooks a beautiful landscape and has bright and comfy rooms. Here, families can have a nice picnic or a delicious outdoor lunch by the terrace, garden, or sun deck. Moreover, the lodge also sports an outdoor pool with a shallow end for children. The kids will surely have a blast in the playground and games room.

Additionally, paid activities include a tennis court, pool table, and mini-golf.

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Monateng Safari Lodge

Wifi Available

Address: Monateng Safari Lodge
53.95 km (33.6 mi) from Aerial Cableway Hartbeespoort

Parking Restaurant Bar Tennis court Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Games room

5. Mount Amanzi (from USD 75)

Ideal for families, Mount Amanzi is the dream location for parents and children. The resort features an on-site restaurant and barbecue facilities for those who fancy grilling while enjoying the outdoor pool. It also boasts an indoor pool, off-site fishing area, playground, and games room. For the sports buffs, there’s a tennis court and mini-golf area within the property. Families with infants can also request a crib free of charge, and kids can use the available outdoor play equipment here.

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Mount Amanzi

Address: Cnr Old Rustenburg Rd & R512
4.29 km (2.7 mi) from Aerial Cableway Hartbeespoort

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Tennis court Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

6. Peermont D'oreale Grande at Emperors Palace Johannesburg (from USD 207)

This report provides an indulgent and luxurious experience that truly lives up to its name. It offers a variety of accommodation options from classic rooms to executive suites, appropriate for different family sizes. Children three years old and below can stay for free as long as they use the existing bedding. Parents may request a cot for infants.

On top of that, you’ll find continental and halal breakfast servings while the on-site restaurant serves the Mediterranean and South African cuisine. Kids’ meals are provided for the little ones.

There are plenty of things to do here, such as hanging out in the games room, swimming in the indoor or outdoor pool, joining tours, and playing on the tennis court. Children will also have fun in the playground and kids’ club. Babysitting services are offered here, so parents can take some time off to relax.

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Peermont D'oreale Grande at Emperors Palace Johannesburg

Wheelchair accessible

Address: 64 Jones Road, Kempton Park., Greater OR Tambo, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1620
57.95 km (36.1 mi) from Aerial Cableway Hartbeespoort

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

7. Hartbeespoort Holiday Resort (from USD 49)

Families looking for affordable lodging will enjoy their stay at Hartbeespoort Holiday Resort. It offers clean and simple accommodations with free WiFi and a stunning mountain view. Children the age of four and below are welcome to stay for free if they use the existing bedding.

Guests can also relax by the outdoor swimming pool, hot tub, and garden. Parents can find a bar on-site and kids will have a fun time in the children’s playground. On top of that, the resort is only a 9 km (5.6 mi) drive from Aerial Cableway Hartbeespoort and Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre.

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Hartbeespoort Holiday Resort

Address: R513, old Rusternburg rd 445 JQ, Portion 5, Hartbeespoort, Hartbeespoort, South Africa, 0250
3.68 km (2.3 mi) from Aerial Cableway Hartbeespoort

8. Lasev Resort (from USD 39)

Here is a budget-friendly resort with simple and clean rooms. Families can enjoy a plethora of activities offered here such as walking tours. It also has six swimming pools—five outdoor pools and one indoor pool—which will surely entertain both kids and adults. Additionally, you can participate in classes about the local culture, bring the children to the playground, and have a fun bingo night.

On top of that, Lasev Resort offers other amenities, such as massage chairs and spa facilities for a relaxing holiday. There are baby safety gates, an indoor play area, and outdoor play equipment that will benefit the young ones.

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Lasev Resort

Address: Rooiwalpad
32.92 km (20.5 mi) from Aerial Cableway Hartbeespoort

Parking Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

9. Golden Impalas Bush Resort (from USD 266)

Golden Impalas Bush Resort offers luxury suites that give guests value for their money. With two bedrooms that can sleep up to four people, the property can give your family an impeccable time in Pretoria. This resort also has an on-site restaurant.

Additionally, you’ll be able to request special diet meals and breakfast in the room. This weekend getaway resort near Pretoria for families also has an on-site coffee house, a bar, and a kid-friendly buffet. Here, you can enjoy playing board games or solving puzzles with the children. On top of that, there are wellness and spa facilities for your unwinding needs. A pool that’s open for all ages is at your disposal as well as outdoor play equipment for kids.

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Golden Impalas Bush Resort

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 64 Klipdrift Dinokeng Game Reserve
55.28 km (34.4 mi) from Aerial Cableway Hartbeespoort

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

Take some family time at Pretoria

Give your loved ones a memorable holiday by exploring the attractions of Pretoria and staying in a lovely resort here. There are plenty of activities that both adults and children will enjoy, from indulging in a luxury spa to joining fun walking tours. Book one of the family resorts mentioned above for a hassle-free stay in Pretoria, South Africa.

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