The Drakensberg Mountains with its high and treeless peaks are described as the Drakensberg alti-montane grasslands and woodlands eco-region. Tourists will love the beauty of these mountains and the spectacular views. Because there’s no single road linking Northern Drakensberg, Central Drakensberg and Southern Drakensberg its probably best to select one or 2 places to stay. rather than trying to get everywhere. And what better way to spend a vacation in this area than by staying at the best Drakensberg resorts Check out this Most Popular Drakensberg Resorts.
Most popular resorts in the Drakensberg
- Antbear Drakensberg Lodge
What a spectacular location overlooking Giants Castle in the Central Drakensberg. Antbear Drakensberg Lodge is a smaller accommodation venue that offers a personal charm and very warm hospitality. The food is very good offering homely meals served in an exceptionally artistic environment. What makes the Antbear Drakensberg Lodge really special is that it offers accommodation in a luxury cave. Ideal for those intimate romantic getaways, honeymoons and wedding anniversaries.
- Alpine Heath Resort:
The Alpine Heath Resort is a 4-star resort in the Drakensberg region offering 100 en-suite chalet – that can accommodate up to 6 guests – with breathtaking views of the mountains. The resort offers a wide array of activities, both sports and for leisure, including board games, table tennis, horse riding, helicopter flips, fishing and mountain biking. Resort facilities include baby cots, babysitting service, curio shop, walking and hiking trails, laundry service, outdoor swimming pools and many more.
- Ardmore Guest Farm
Ardmore Guest Farm is a personal, farm-style accommodation on a Dinner, Bed & Breakfast basis that provides its guests with an enchanting view of the Champagne valley of the central Drakensberg. Guests will be given the option to choose from two types of en- suite fireplace accommodation: Mountain View or Garden View. Activities are made available for all the guests including Bass Fishing & Bird watching, a 45-minute stroll up to the hill, mountain biking on a good mountain biking terrain, table tennis, badminton and volleyball. Facilities included are a jungle gym, trampoline, slide and swings, swimming pool and an internet and WiFi cafe.
- Cathedral Peak Hotel
One of South Africa’s premier resorts hotel, the Cathedral Peak Hotel offers its guests a warm hospitality, combined with exceptional service and value for money. With accommodations from standard rooms to suites, Cathedral Peak Hotel also offers various indoors and outdoors activities as well as facilities to cater everyone’s needs. This includes table tennis, games room, fully-equipped gym, bar/lounge, guided hikes, golf course, horse and pony rides and many more.
- Champagne Sports Resort
The Champagne Sports Resort is a 4-star resort with 152 hotel rooms and 91 time-share chalets. Resort facilities includes 16 conference venues, Wellness Center, coffee shop, fully-equipped gym, clubhouse and a golf course.
- Dragon Peaks Mountain Resort
Nestled in a 1000 acre wilderness estate, the Dragon Peaks Mountain Resort offers a wide range of accommodation types in a stunning natural environment. The resort has Caravan and Camping sites as well as Self Catering thatch cottages. Activities at the resort includes horse riding, helicopter flights, boating, abseiling and many more. Resort facilities includes a conference center, games room, playground, and swimming pool.
- Drakensberg Sun Resort
Previously known as Drakensberg Sun Lifestyle Resort, the Drakensberg Sun Resort is a family vacation favorite that offers a wide array of indoor and outdoor activities. Resort facilities includes spa, trout fishing, horse riding, hiking trails and many more. Rooms at the resort are designed for comfort and privacy with different types of accommodations including Standard rooms, Executive rooms, Deluxe rooms and a Presidential suite.
- Heronmoor Retreat
Heronmoor Retreat is a 300 hectare farm in the Hlatikulu valley with easy access to Berg attractions and offers its guests a peaceful and tranquil retreat. Consisting of 5 different units for its accommodations, Heronmoor aims to provide a home away from home experience. The farm has several activities for its guests including walks on its marked trails to the waterfall, the gorge and stone cottage, picnic spots, braai facilities, farm tracks for mountain biking, and its meditation and yoga room
- Inkungu Lodge
Nestled in the heart of Champagne Valley, Inkungu Lodge is a boutique hotel that offers an exclusive escape for its guests. Activities on site and outside are offered including trout fishing, hiking, horse riding, golf and many more. Accommodations are varied and may be selected from 6 Standard Rooms, 4 Double Rooms and 2 Twin Rooms to Honeymoon Suite and executive Presidential Suite.
- Oaklands Country Manor
Oaklands Country Manor is a perfect family destination in KwaZulu-Natal with various activities made available for all guests in various age groups. The activities and facilities available includes bird watching, child-friendly facilities, cycling, fishing, paddling and many more. With a selection of different types of accommodations, Oakland Country Manor aims to provide its guests a comfortable countryside lifestyle.
- Sani Pass Hotel and Leisure Resort
Prides itself for being a resort that offers warm hospitality, breathtaking views of the Drakensberg and personal service, the Sani Pass Hotel and Leisure Resort is located in the Mkhomazana Valley. The resort has garden cottages, rooms and suites to choose from. Its activities and facilities for its guests includes bowls, horse riding, picnic, quad biking, sport facilities, wellness center, golf and more.
- Wits End Mountain Resort
Wits End Mountain Resort is a family-run resort with chalets and bedrooms for guest accommodations. Guests at the resort can enjoy activities such as bird watching, fly fishing, rock swimming pool, kids paddling pool and playground.