Underberg is a town in eastern South Africa, located within a farming area of the country. Whilst small, the area provides plenty to do, particularly if you like the outdoors. Spend the day at Maloti-Drakensberg Park, which offers plenty of walking trails to hike and scenic mountains as a backdrop. Fly fishing is a popular sport in the area, so you can spend some time in the Mzimkhulu River. And if you’re visiting over the Easter weekend, you can enjoy the music and food of the Splashy Fen Music Festival. We’ve created a list of our favorite Airbnb vacation rentals in the area, so continue reading to check out the options.
This cottage is located just outside Underberg and provides excellent views of the mountains. Start your day off at LEMON TREE BISTRO, where you can enjoy a cup of coffee and a hearty breakfast. Then, you can spend your day hiking the mountains and enjoying Maloti-Drakensberg Park. We’d also recommend going through Sani Pass in the mountain range, and into Lesotho, the neighboring country. There, you can enjoy a drink at the Sani Mountain Lodge, the tallest pub in Africa. The cottage has two bedrooms and it can sleep four guests. There’s free parking on site, so don’t worry about carrying your luggage too far. You’ll have wireless internet access and a full kitchen to cook your meals in.
Stoney Way CottageUnderberg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Top guest reviewsit had a great view of the mountains comfortable beds and very friendly dogsthe cottage was stylish and comfortable excellently maintainedbed was comfortable and the view from our bed was indeed beautifulbeautiful cottage tucked away in nature with the latest snazzy appliances in the kitchensimple but comfortable for a family of 4clean and well equippedthe place was very clean and nicely provisionedit’s very clean and nicely furnishedeverything meticulously clean with all the necessities in the kitchenmy husband and i stayed in cottage 1 and it was clean and had beautiful views
Host:brenda was extremely helpful and available to answer all questionsa wonderful weekend - the cottage is gorgeous and brenda was the perfect helpful hostRead more reviewsreally beautiful location and a comfortable well furnished apartmentwe had a great stay such a cute little place
Here we have a one bedroom cottage for two- the perfect rental for a couple on a romantic getaway! In the evenings, you can stay cozy with the indoor fireplace and watch some cable tv. And you’ll have a full kitchen where you can whip up your favorite meals. The cottage is near the Mzimhkulu River, and it is an excellent spot to take a relaxing stroll or to fly fishing. If you’re a golfer, try for a hole in one at the Underberg Country Club. For a romantic meal, head to the popular Malachite Manor.
Over The Edge Cottage - with Stunning Views!Underberg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Top guest reviewsamazing wifi and full dstvthe views are spectacular and the cottage is warm inviting and so very comfortablethe cottage is great modern and comfortable with a great view from the deck as advertiseduncomplicated beautiful view comfy bedlovely stay so cozy if you bring firewood to burn and the view is amazingvery clean and comfortableclean and has everything you needbeautiful cottage very clean and stylishly decoratedcleanliness could definitly be better
Host:great host responded promptly and was very helpfulhelpful and responsive host who left lovely touches for usbrenda was very helpful before and during the trip and easy to communicate withRead more reviewsabsolutely beautiful location and the pictures don’t do it justicevery good is the location for a trip to the sanipass as underberg is not very farvery nice place to stay for a romantic weekend away
This home is centrally located in Underberg. Enjoy a tasty breakfast at the nearby Stonehouse Cafe. If you’d like to be out in nature, you can head to the Himeville Nature Reserve. It’s a great spot from which to watch the sunset. The house can sleep up to four guests. You won’t have to drag heavy luggage too far, as there’s free parking on site. You can relax in front of the tv and indoor fireplace in the evenings. And on a hot day, you can enjoy the pool.
Lairds LodgeUnderberg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Top guest reviewswe stayed two nights nice place swimming pool very close to lesotho border (sani pass)very clean and well organizedspacious clean and safeit was very clean quiet and excellent location for day trips in drakensbergthe cottage is spacious well equipped and very cleanour stay at the lairds lodge was great there is plenty of space and it was very clean
Host:this host was great and is very good recommendation and very witty furnishedmitch hosted us at very short notice for which we were very gratefulRead more reviewswe enjoyed the beautiful scenery with multiple stunning hikes in the close proximitygreat location and cosy homewhat a perfect place to relax and unwindconvenient location clean and good value for moneyperfect place to chil and explore the drakensbergen as well as other things
Coming in at number five is a guesthouse which can accommodate up to four guests. There’s a fully functional kitchen, so if you like to make your own meals, you’re in luck! If you need to get some work done, you’ll have a space to sit with your laptop and wireless internet. There’s even an indoor fireplace to keep you warm and cozy on cool nights. The guesthouse is located in the heart of Underberg. On a nice day, walk along the Mzimkhulu River or even try your hand at the area’s popular activity, fly fishing. If you happen to be visiting over Easter weekend, be sure to stop by the Splashy Fen Music Festival where you can enjoy the live music and taste a variety of foods from the area.
The Studio: central + eco-friendlyUnderberg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Top guest reviewsthe wifi connection is excellentbathrooms are fresh and bed sleeps good blankets available for the cold nights in the bergvery comfortable and close too all amenitiesperfect stop over base with an extremely comfortable bed very friendly and helpfulawesome premises which are clean thoughtful and well presentedwe loved how very clean and well-maintained everything in the studio wasthe place was lovely and spacious clean and comfortableit’s spacious clean and looks like the pictureseasy to find super clean very private and great value
Host:she is a super friendly and helpful hostthe hosts are very welcoming and friendlyvery friendly hosts and a lovely gardenspacious and quiet with helpful hostscaron was a great host & very friendly & helpfulRead more reviewslocation wise the studio was close enough to the shops and areas of interestit's situated perfectly for a drive to sani and close to shops and restaurants in townit’s close to many fantastic restaurants and other attractionsi don't think you'll find better value for money anywhere close to caron's accommodationthe studio is very central to everything & it’s a beautiful spacious home away from home unit
This cottage is located in Underberg and perfectly positions you for exploring all of the area’s outdoor activities. Head into the Drakensberg Mountains where you can explore the walking or biking trails. Or head to Kenmo Lake in the nearby town of Himeville, which offers a perfect picnic spot. This cottage is suitable for six guests, making it an excellent choice for groups of friends or families. You’ll find free parking on site, so you won’t have to carry your luggage too far. You can relax with cable tv and wireless internet.
Simply South DownsUnderberg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Top guest reviewsbeds were super warm with ample blanketslovely comfortable clean home with spectacular views of the bergwell equipped clean and as advertisedsuper clean nicely equipped kitchenso clean and had everything we neededa well positioned clean and neat placegreat clean accommodation and value for the money
Host:lovely place and a friendly considerate hostour hosts made sure we had all the correct details before arrival and that we settled insweet accommodating hosts and check-in was a breezeRead more reviewsthe house was easy to find with good proximity to the shops restaurants etca great well located place and a very friendly and welcoming hostlovely setting and conveniently close to supermarket and other shops while still being absolutely tranquil
This cottage has two bedrooms and can sleep four guests. It’s a family-friendly space, offering a travel crib and children’s toys. You’ll find a full kitchen where you can make your own meals. And there’s an indoor fireplace to keep cozy by. Start your day off with a coffee and breakfast at LEMON TREE BISTRO. Golfers can head to the Underberg Country Club. Or go for a walk at the Himeville Nature Reserve.
Valley View CottageUnderberg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Top guest reviewscomfortable and cozy with lovely views of the mountainsthe double bed was comfortablemy favorite spot was the sitting area in the bay window - better than tvwonderful cottage very clean and everything one may need for stayit was spotless very well furnished close to the shops and very quiet
Host:it is an excellente destination with very kind host sue who made ourselves feel at homewe had no issues and sue is a great host very responsive and willing to helpbeautiful peaceful location and friendly host with quick responsesdidn't get to meet sue but she was very flexible with check-in and helpful in every waythe hostess is very friendly and accommodatingRead more reviewsperfect distance out of town to enjoy a getaway but close enough to enjoy the town and surroundingssuch a lovely place to staybeautiful hiking places nearby
This cottage has two bedrooms and it can sleep five guests. You’ll have use of a barbecue so you can grill your meals on nice evenings. Keep connected during your stay with wireless internet. And you can cozy up in front of the indoor fireplace and cable tv in the evenings. If you’ve brought your bike, be sure to enjoy the bike trails of the Drakensberg Mountains. Or go for a walk along the Mzimkhulu River. And when you’re hungry, we recommend a dinner at Mike’s Restaurant.
Over the Edge CottageUnderberg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Top guest reviewsvery clean and spaciousit was clean and and comfortablethe place was clean and comfortableit was clean and well prepared for our visittop top top everything is clean and accommodation is equippedRead more reviewsgood location befoe going to sani passgreat views great locationbeautiful view and close to everything wanted to do
We’ll finish our list off with a chalet located in Underberg. Enjoy all that the Drakensberg Mountain Range has to offer during your stay: hiking and biking trails, horseback riding, and zip lining. When you need to stop for a quick bite, grab lunch and a coffee at LEMON TREE BISTRO. And when you need to relax, The Wellness Centre offers a sauna, a hydrotherapy bath, and a steam room. The chalet can accommodate six guests. There’s free parking on site, so don’t worry about dragging heavy luggage far. You’ll have a full kitchen in which to cook your own meals. And there’s an indoor fireplace to relax in front of.
124 Fairways - Drakensberg Gardens ResortUnderberg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Top guest reviewsexceptional getaway the chalet is clean and perfectly positioned for access to everything
Host:this is the perfect family holiday destination and unathi is an incredible hostawesome 5-star wonderful host and exceptional accommodation spacious and clean unit with everything you needwelcoming helpful and an incredible place to stayRead more reviewshonestly a lovely place to go towonderful place for a vacation
Let’s start our list off with a private room in an apartment which can sleep two. Should you need to get some work done, there’s a laptop-friendly workspace and wireless internet. You’ll be served breakfast in the morning and will have use of the full kitchen to cook your other meals. The apartment is located right in Underberg and it offers stunning views of the Drakensberg mountain range. With the mountains in close view, you can spend a day hiking or exploring the mountain range on a 4x4. And when you’ve worked up an appetite, head to Mike’s Restaurant for a filling meal.
Mountain View Cottage Underberg
This home on a working farm is located just outside Underberg. We recommend heading to the tallest pub in Africa, the Sani Mountain Lodge. Head to the Sani Pass in the mountain range, and don’t forget your passport as you’ll be traveling into Lesotho. If you’d rather stay closer to home, go for a nice hike in Maloti-Drakensberg Park. The home is suitable for larger groups as it can accommodate ten guests. Don’t worry about carrying your luggage too far, as there’s free parking on site. If you who like to cook, you will be pleased to know there’s a fully-functional kitchen at your disposal.
Scotston Manor ,Farm stayUnderberg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Top guest reviewsthe view from the kitchen is gorgeous toobig beautiful house with fantastic outdoor space and braai facilitiesenjoyed the braai facility with a nice view of the valleythe fireplace in the living room on those cold evenings creates another great atmosphereboth bedrooms had en suites that were neat the larger having a walk-in shower & the other a tubit is clean well equipped with everything you need
Host:wonderful place and lovely hostmeg and her husband are very welcoming hosts they made us feel at homemeg and pette were really accommodating and really fantastic hosts by inviting us into their diary farma comfortable place to stay and a great hostRead more reviewsideal for sani2c base as it is very close to startamazing location and great value for moneyclose to the awesome drakensberg gardensbeautiful rustic and large home perfect location for families visiting the central drakensburgloved the location so peaceful serene perfect to destress and unwind
Explore nature in Underberg
From hiking in the Drakensberg Mountains to fly fishing in the Mzimkhulu River, Underberg offers plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy. And there’s plenty of vacation rentals to choose from, including romantic cottages and large homes on a farm. Book your favorite today and start planning your trip to Underberg.
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