Top 8 Self-Catering Accommodation In Magaliesburg, South Africa - Updated 2022

self catering accommodation in magaliesburg

The little village of Magaliesburg lies in Witwatersberg and approximately around 8 kilometers (4.97 mi) from the actual Magalies Mountains. Packed with various activities this village has to offer, and with its short drive distance to Johannesburg, Magaliesburg makes a perfect weekend getaway for locals and tourists to escape the city life and get a closer nature encounter. Savor the enjoyment of doing some trekking, cycling, fishing, and horseback riding while exploring some attractions like the Cradle of Humankind (Maropeng), Sterkfontein Caves, Blaubank Mines, and Lion Park. With about a hundred vacation rentals to accommodate thousands of travelers, especially on holidays, it is safe to book your lodging ahead of time. Consider this list of some of the top-notch, self-catering accommodation in Magaliesburg, South Africa for a worry-free getaway.

1. Cozy home in a tranquil farm setting (from USD 54)

This child- and pet-friendly accommodation is exactly what you need for a relaxing vacation. It’s in the middle of a quiet farm to ensure a peaceful ambiance throughout your stay. You’ll be surrounded by a relaxing view of the greeneries and nearby mountains. Swimming is also possible at the farm reservoir.

This accommodation can sleep up to six people, great for families and friends. The fully equipped kitchen ensures easy meal preparation, and the outdoor area is perfect for hanging out as it has outdoor furniture and a barbecue grill.

Buffalo Thorn on Kokopelli Farm
32 reviews
Farm stay 2 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we especially loved the big open-plan farm-style kitchen and the braai "boma" area
allan was very helpful and easy to reach when we needed more directions
allan and elsabe were very helpful and friendly and made sure that my needs were met
allan is also really responsive and helpful
really had a fantastic time and your people are warm and very friendly
beautiful calm and great to just unwind from the hustle of the city
a beautiful refreshing break away from the city definitely a place i would revisit again
lovely pet-friendly accommodation in a truly beautiful setting with some gorgeous walks right on it’s doorstep
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2. Beautiful cottage in a pet-friendly setting (from USD 122)

Be relaxed in this simple and environmental-friendly cottage that offers solitude with its fenced-off garden and encourage the love for animals. Pet owners and their dogs will probably have a great time running around the little garden in this huge property. Tuck in a comfy bed after having a simple meal prepared and cooked in the full kitchen with microwave, oven, and basic cookware. After a day of enjoying activities on the nearby areas like cycling, trekking and horseback riding, freshen-up in a private bathroom and enjoy the view of the mountains in the oversized front patio or in the comfort of your room.

Stone Hill

Wifi Available

Address: Farm KN 13, Steenekoppies
Accommodates: 6

Parking Pets allowed Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Babysitting/child services Laundry Family rooms

3. Rejuvenating and peaceful haven (from USD 44)

Indulge in the quietness of this self-catering accommodation in Magaliesburg that is only a short ride from Johannesburg and Pretoria. Well-appointed from an array of activities and only 1 kilometer (0.62 miles) away from Magalies River, you will surely have a great time during your stay in this property with a well-maintained and lovely garden tailored for special events like wedding ceremonies. Prepare an invigorating meal in the fully equipped kitchen before exploring the nearby attractions or starting a day hike. When not in the outside discovering the beauty of Magaliesburg, gather your family and relax in the living room while sitting on a comfy sofa.

Lokuthula Country Lodge

Address: Farm 268, Hekpoort/Magaliesburg
Accommodates: 4

Parking Garden Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Ironing service Free parking Children's playground BBQ facilities

4. Wooden cottage for a romantic interlude (from USD 22)

Perfect for couples who are having their honeymoon, anniversary or just to renew the love, this piece of heaven is designed to provide enjoyment with its outdoors and indoor amenities. Relax your strain muscles after a strenuous hike in en-suite bathrooms with hot tub or opt to stay in the sparkling pool with shady thatch lapas. Enjoy the outdoors with grill area or just sit back and admire the magnificent night sky before lying in a king or queen size bed inside the cottage. Rejuvenate your soul in the peaceful and romantic break brought by this self-catering accommodation overlooking the beautiful landscape of South African countryside.

Nullarbor Cottages

Address: R24 Rustenburg Road, Farm Vaalbank, Magaliesburg
Accommodates: 2

Parking Pets allowed Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry Ironing service Free parking

5. Luxurious country-style sanctuary (from USD 62)

Elope and luxuriate in this self-catering accommodation that offers a serene view of Magalies mountain range. Enjoy a leisurely walk in the unspoiled Magaliesberg bush and witness the natural habitat of wildlife while exploring the tranquil area around it. Gather the family in the common area or take advantage of the spacious veranda while breathing in the fresh air brought by the dense forest nearby. After your exploration, reward yourself with a hot shower or use the elegant bathtub before you settle down in an extra-large bed for a comfortable sleep or sit back to a comfy sofa while watching TV.

Olive Tree Farm

Wifi Available

Address: Portion 48 of the farm Doornspruit
Accommodates: 4

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Business centre Babysitting/child services

6. Tranquil place with outdoor swimming pool (from USD 65)

Get close to nature on your city escape in this lovely self-catering accommodation with a quiet and peaceful atmosphere. Answer the call of the inviting outdoor pool and swim to your heart’s content while admiring the lovely bushy look surrounding the area. By night, relax in the garden while listening to the chirping of birds or gather around the outdoor fireplace and roast marshmallows with a coffee or a hot chocolate in your hand. Enjoy the night sky before going straight to a comfortable bed for a good night sleep and to prepare your body for another trek in the morning.

Warthogs Bush Lodge

Address: R560 1 Doornspruit Road
Accommodates: 2

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Free parking Hiking BBQ facilities

7. Comfortable with rugged feel lodge (from USD 29)

Feel at home in this lodge as staff welcomes you with a bright smile upon arrival. Slow down and enjoy the simple lifestyle away from the bustling city while enjoying the garden surrounding this self-catering accommodation. After exploring the tourist attractions of Magaliesburg, take advantage of the bathtub to freshen-up before lying your back in a large double bed with huggable pillows. Have a full English or Irish breakfast in bed to kick start the day for another adventure or just sit back in the nearby oversized window and savor the overlooking beauty of nature in the comfort of your room.

Matlapa Lodge

Address: 40 Rustenburg Road, Magaliesburg, Gauteng
Accommodates: 5

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities Garden Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Free parking BBQ facilities Heating

8. Glamorous camping with panoramic view

Perfect for a group of 10 travelers, this self-catering accommodation is in an off the beaten track place tailored for a country-style experience. Enjoy the comfort of beds in all of the five bedrooms that extends into a porch area with panoramic views of the stunning Magaliesburg Mountain range. Ride a mountain bike or go for long walks in this 21-hectare (about 52 acres) property where the actual house is sitting perched on the hilltop. Surrender to a complete relaxation in the morning while sitting outside sipping coffee or use the plunge pool as you admire the view of the valley below. By night, gather everyone around the fire with a bottle of beer while waiting for the grilled barbeque.

Koester Farm Glamping
Magaliesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
13 reviews
Tent 6 Beds 5 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely view well equipped kitchen with a plunge pool fire pit and braai facilities
the pool was still a bit chilly for us but we liked the deck and the fire-pit
zai was a lovely host
and contact the host to make sure your expectations are met
a really lovely location for a group to get away
a really lovely place that's somewhat tricky to get to
this is a lovely place if you're looking to "get away from it all"
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Lovely weekend away spot for a complete city escape experience

Whether you are looking for a short getaway or a longer holiday vacation, a deep exploration of the hidden gems of Magaliesburg, South Africa is not enough with just a day of stay. Make sure to book a night or two in these recommended self-catering accommodations and discover the wide variety of activities Magaliesburg has to offer and experience the unique culture and traditions on this part of South Africa. Limited rooms are selling out fast, better to book now and pack your bags for your next getaway before its too late!

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