10 Self-Catering Accommodations In And Near Drakensberg, Lesotho - Updated 2021

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The Drakensberg is a mountainous part of Lesotho, a landlocked country in South Africa. The Drakensberg escarpments are also part of the great Escarpments and go by different names which are uKhahlamba, Maluti, and Drandensberge and encloses the Southern Africa plateau. From the Eastern Cape province, the escarpment stretches for over 600 miles (1,000 km) to form the KwaZulu-Natal province and Lesotho border. They are estimated to be up to 3,482 meters (11,424 feet) high and was also featured in a 2012 American movie. The locals loosely translate the name Drankensberg as “Mountains of dragons”. Come check out these self-catering accommodation in and near Drakensberg, Lesotho

1. A relaxing property with waterfall pool (from USD 57)

If you are looking for a peaceful and quiet place where you relax and connect with nature then this is the place to be. The room has a modern and fully equipped kitchenette ready for guests to prepare their meals. For guests can enjoy the waterfall like swimming pool, a relaxing massage at the spa or explore several cuisines at the restaurant. There are so many things to do to keep you entertained such horseback riding, in-house pool table and a fully equipped playroom for the children and an adult size chess for lovers of chess. Clearly, once you check-in, you will have a hard time checking out.


First Group Bushman’s Nek

Address: Bushmans Nek Road
Price: from 57 USD

Fax/photocopying Cycling Bar Family rooms Board games/puzzles Swimming pool Kid meals Newspapers

2. Exquisite three-bedroom cottage (from USD 155)

Near the Drakensberg mountains with an abundance of nature and wildlife stands this exquisite three-bedroom cottage. This private rental can comfortably accommodate a maximum of six guests and has a fully equipped kitchen stocked with modern cooking appliances for meal preparation. The living area is beautifully furnished with amazing furniture further enhancing the relaxing room atmosphere. One of the rooms has an open-wall design with a roof to floor windows giving you breathtaking and captivating mountain views each morning as you wake up and each evening as you go to rest.

Dragon`s Mist, located in Cathkin Estates Nature Reserve
4 reviews
villa 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
very clean and well equipped
upon arrival we found a very clean and well-prepared home for us
Host:
communication with the owner prior to arrival was excellent along with the local property manager
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3. Four-bedroom house with picturesque views (from USD 255)

Enjoy the picturesque location, the wild horses and the captivating natural surroundings while staying in this magnificent four-bedroom rental. This unique home can easily host a total of eight guests, it has a fully equipped kitchen well equipped with modern cooking appliances. The beautifully decorated living room is well furnished with modern furniture and a TV set and internet connection is readily available to keep you always entertained. The beds are well made with clean bed linen and the bathrooms are well kept and clean with all necessities available making sure your stay is as comfortable as it can be.

Drakensberg House - Champagne Valley Sleeps 1-8 persons.
1 review
cottage 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
I found the listing very confusing it stated 4bedrooms and
Also some maintenance issues need to be done: Lounge chair one was brokenSeveral light fixtures were not workingAlso some on the kitchen tools and fry pans etc could be replaced Very minor issues ...
The other two bedrooms are very nice also
Cleanliness:
and I guess another 2 Bathrooms very confusing
4 bathrooms Not true the main house that we rented had 3 bedroom and 2 Bathrooms
Host:
There are some great hiking trails close by our kids took full advantage of them
a great location nice being close to Drakensberg Sun
There is another area that was locked up but must have been the additional area for the 4th bedroom
Location:
The property is absolutely beautiful such a beautiful location
the Master Suitr is amazing
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4. Two-bedroom apartment with a kitchenette (from USD 130)

Located in a pristine location surrounded by nature and amazing views, this amazing two-bedroom rental can comfortably host a total of five guests, it comes with an amazing open kitchen that is fully equipped with modern cooking appliances for guests to prepare their own meals. Guests can enjoy the spectacular wildlife and mountain views either from the bedrooms or from the living area thanks to the large glass windows and door that slides open welcoming the relaxed and chilled atmospheric surrounding. For those cold nights, there is a fireplace that will always keep you warm and internet connection to keep you entertained.

Orchard Manor Unit 1
3 reviews
Apartment 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The beds were comfortable and the home was well supplied for our needs
Cleanliness:
Everything was clean and well kept
Host:
to make our stay so welcoming
Great communication with the host Clean and lovely and lots to do in the region
Thanks Glenn for the advice for trips in the area and to both of you
We keep you and this beautiful space in our memories of our unforgettable ZA trip Wishing you the very best Dieter & Susie Switzerland
Location:
We thoroughly enjoyed the 3 days we stayed at Glenn & Shannon's Orchard Manor within the very pittoresque hillside lanscape and beautiful views and its "farmhouse" character
The location was perfect - quiet and peaceful but close to lots of hiking and other things to see and do
This is a one of a kind opportunity to stay in a country manor house overlooking beautiful mountains
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5. One-bedroom mountain retreat (from USD 100)

After a long day of exploring the surrounding nature, watching the mesmerizing wildlife, and all you want is some peace and tranquility. Come back to this stunning one-bedroom apartment located in a quiet and secluded area surrounded by nature and amazing views. This amazing honeymoon suite is perfect for a couple and it comes with an amazing open kitchen that is fully equipped with modern cooking appliances for guests to prepare their own meals. Enjoy the spectacular wildlife and mountain views either from the bedroom or from the living area thanks to the large glass windows and door. During cold nights, cuddle up with your loved one at the fireplace that will always keep you warm, and an internet connection that will always keep you entertained.

Orchard Manor Honeymoon Suite
Apartment 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

6. Thatched cottage near river stream (from USD 75)

If you are looking for a nice quiet and cozy place where you can forget all about the crazy city life and pressure from work, then this is the place to be, this beautiful cottage has all you need, the kitchen is equipped for meal preparation, and for relaxation, you can take a long warm dip in the in-house Jacuzzi. The beds are well made with clean linens and the view outside is just mind-blowing. You can take long nature walks down the stream and reconnect with nature. This rental can comfortably accommodate a maximum of two guests. This can be a perfect place for couples to have their long-planned alone time.

otters den self catering free standing cottages sleeping 2 people
cottage 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

7. Two-bedroom bungalow near Dragon Peaks (from USD 70)

From the moment you set foot in this accommodation, the relaxing atmosphere will speak for its self. With the beautifully shared lounge in the elegantly prepared room, this accommodation is guaranteed to offer you peace and tranquility. The rooms available range from the suit with lake views to the two-bedroom bungalow. Depending on the room selected, some do have a kitchen, oven, and dishwasher. Each morning guests enjoy a mouthwatering, full-board breakfast and after relaxing and having your morning meal, you can choose to go for a swim in the outdoor pool or go cycling and enjoy the captivating natural surroundings.


Dragon Peaks Mountain Resort

Address: Dragon Peaks R600 road
Price: from 70 USD

Meeting/banquet facilities Designated smoking area On-site parking Gift shop Cycling Fax/photocopying Garden Horse riding

8. Seven-bedroom farm-stay with mesmerizing views

If you are traveling as a large group and you need a place to rest, then enjoy your stay in this amazing seven-bedroom accommodation located in a beautiful area amid nature and mesmerizing views. This accommodation has a total of 30 beds and more than 16 guests can call this vacation spot home. It has a fully equipped kitchen with modern cooking appliances for meal preparation, an outdoor swimming pool and internet connection making sure you are always entertained. At daybreak, guests can sit on the stone bench by the small lake and enjoy watching the captivating sunset as they unwind.

SANI LODGE BACKPACKERS GROUP FACILITY
Mkhomazi Wilderness area, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Farm stay 30 Beds 7 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
: the comfortable livingroom the well equipped kitchen the nice gardenarea with the amazing views
Location:
really a place to recommend
a wonderful place to stay in the southern drakensberge
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9. Quiet and secluded two-bedroom cottage

Take a vacation in this quiet and secluded rental offering privacy, peace and tranquility. This accommodation can effortlessly accommodate a maximum of four guests in its two bedrooms and has two bathrooms. The rental is located in an area best for mountain bicycle riding and hiking. This cottage has a fully equipped kitchen with modern appliances for guests to prepare their meals, an outdoor swimming pool, and an indoor fireplace to make sure you are always warm on those cold nights. With the amazing caves to go hiking at and the beautiful mountains with spectacular waterfalls, you are sure to leave this accommodation feeling satisfied.

Sani Pass self-catering Aloe cottage
Mkhomazi Wilderness area, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
18 reviews
Entire cottage 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable cottage with a great view
cozy lovely cottage in paradise
Host:
very friendly and efficient staff and admirable owners simone and russell
Location:
great close to sani pass
great location and plenty of character
a place in heaven
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10. Backpackers haven in the mountains

If you are in need of a peaceful place to rest, then enjoy your stay in this amazing one-bedroom accommodation located in a beautiful area amid nature and captivating views. This accommodation is the same as number four but offers only one room with four beds housing four guests. It is for a smaller group and comes with a fully equipped kitchen, modern cooking appliances for meal preparation, an outdoor swimming pool and internet connection. At dusk, guests can sit on the stone bench near the small lake and revel in the captivating sunset as they unwind.

Sani Lodge Backpackers Dormitory Rooms
Mkhomazi Wilderness area, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
11 reviews
Shared room in farm stay 4 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
not that clean or luxurary but that's not very unexpected in the natural setting :)
Host:
the people are hospitable flexible and helped us very much good vibes
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In tune with nature

At times all you want to do is forget about technology and get in tune with nature. These accommodations let you have that with all you can see yet never get satisfied. Clearly, the best place to recharge, before going back to the crazy city life, is in one of these amazing rentals.

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