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Places to stay in Badplaas

Places to stay in Badplaas
Luxury Tented Camp in the Rock climbing and Mountain biking mecca of SA. Overlooking the Elandsvalley and Wonderland crags. Beautiful views and lots of trails to ride, run or hike. Close to nature. Away from everything else.
  • Thank you for the incredible stay, we absolutely loved it! The views were breathtaking and the accommodation was beautiful, we will definitely be back! Also... what awesome staff, very helpful!

    Tarryn2020-03-01T00:00:00Z
  • To summarise in one word, outstanding! Friendly host, beautiful place and excellent service. It is highly recommended.

    Tiaan2020-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • A very amazing place, if you love nature this eco nature farm is the best option around. The place is clean and taken care, and the experience is amazing. Lots of trails to do.

    Zander2019-12-18T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Farm stay


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    1

    ZA, South Africa

    Lwazi Lodge is newly built accommodation which has got 20 bedrooms all en suit catering for max 2 guests per room. Holiday Place Badplaas where guests can do family activities like horse riding, swimming, mountain climbing and game drive is 20km away, Swaziland is a short 30min drive while Kruger National park, where guests can experience wildlife is roaming around freely is a mere 160km away. The Lodge is quite and just outside town. We cater for Business and Holiday makers throughout the year.
    This is the best place as a stopover to Swaziland, Mozambique and Kruger National Park. Watch the sun set on the deck while having a drink of your choice. Our premises are secured with electric fence and remote controlled gates.
    Mpumalanga has the best, warm weather in South Africa. People are friendly and very welcoming, we have got fruits and vegetables fresh from the garden and you should see people selling them next to our roads all across the province. Come experience the wild life (Lions, Elephants, Giraffes etc). Swaziland and Mozambique are our neighbours.
  • Nozililo's listing is clean and secure. It is a fairly new and was ideal for our crew that was overnighting whilst busy on a job in the area. Nozililo had offered breakfast on her listing but the listing did also mention that breakfast is at an additional charge. She however made up for it by arranging breakfast and dropping it off at the site that the crew were at! That was amazing and we will certainly stay there again but this time arrange breakfast in advance.

    Hoosen2019-08-13T00:00:00Z
  • Leaving the Krüger direction St Lucia, we stopped at this hotel. Very clean and comfortable room, friendly and warm welcome, common areas secure and well equipped. Our hosts did everything to make us feel good.

    Antonin2019-07-14T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Bed and breakfast


    Accommodates

    16


    Bedrooms

    20

    Nhlazatshe, Mpumalanga, South Africa

    Climb – Hike – Bike – Fish – Relax... Tegwaan is the perfect place to stay if you want access to a lot of fun outdoor activities while staying in a comfortable place! Immersed in nature, Tegwaan is a little ecosystem of its own: with fresh water springs, several fish ponds and a creek, the grass is always green, the trees are tall and the birds are happy! :-) The Acorn Tiny House is ideal for couples who plan to spend most of their time outdoors, but still want a cosy place to stay.
    Set just outside of Waterval Boven (one of the most popular weekend destinations among climbers and mountain bikers form Joburg and Pretoria), Tegwaan is a destination in itself: it is the closest place to the Restaurant(-At-The-End-Of-The-Universe) and Triple Tier crags, and closely connected to some of the biking and hiking trails. We also have our own ponds and fish, so bring your rope, your hiking shoes, your bike, your fishing rod or your hammock! Your dogs will also love it – with so much space to run around and water to splash in, they will be happy and exhausted by the end of the weekend! Tegwaan is also an ideal stopover for travellers: being just a few kms off the N4 on a good road, just halfway between Jo’burg and Kruger National Park, it’s an easily accessible place to break up the drive and enjoy a properly relaxing day by the pool, followed by a braai under the stars and an evening by the fire. Tegwaan has only one house, two cottages and one tiny house, but 34ha of land, so you’ll always have privacy and quietness. The Acorn Tiny House is surrounded by big trees and a lot of lush vegetation. It is only 12 sqm big, but it has all the essentials to make your stay comfortable. It can accommodate 1-2 people in a double bed, it has a proper kitchen with all appliances and utensils (though no oven), an inside and an outside table, a kettle braai and a fire pit. Sleeping corner, dining area and kitchen are all in one space. There is even a spatious shower in the house, while the toilet is located in a separate ablution unit 30 meters away. Housekeeping is included each morning.
    Tegwaan is just off the road going from Waterval Boven up into the hills. In Boven you’ll find all the essentials: a supermarket and some shops, a petrol station, ATMs, a couple restaurants and pubs (try the Stone Circle in town or Aloes for a good burger or local trout, it's just a couple kms down the N4)... and in the hills you’ll find all the climbing crags, the hiking and biking trails, the fish ponds, etc. Tegwaan is surrounded by wild “lowveld”, and within just a couple of hundred meters you’ll find some of the mysterious Stone Circles that are still a hot topic of discussion among archaeologists.
    Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Tiny house


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    0

    Emgwenya, Mpumalanga, South Africa

    This rustic, down-to-earth home is close to the escarpment edge and historical sites, there's also rock climbing, hiking, abseiling & bird watching, trout fishing & horse riding. You’ll love my place for the fresh air, night skies, crackling winter fires, bookshelves, peace & tranquility. Importantly, it's free of modern-day distractions (no TV, radio or Wifi). The home is popular with climbers, folk traveling between Gauteng and Maputo, or friends families needing to bond and reconnect.
    This down-to-earth and rustic home (the whole house is yours) is in a quiet residential area on the outskirts of our little town. While the bedrooms are large and airy, the house revolves around the kitchen and the outdoor area outside the kitchen, at the back of the house, which is private and with an awesome view that dramatically alters with the seasons. The house dates back to the early 1950’s and was originally a station manager’s home when Waterval Boven was still a critical railway junction between the then Transvaal and Maputo, formerly (until 1976) Lourenço Marques, port city and capital of Mozambique. The kitchen has an old-fashioned electric stove as well as a wood stove (for those long winter days and nights)... And a big blue couch to lie back, relax and read on. The house has 4 spacious bedrooms. Feel free to choose whichever room you might want to stay in! Fresh bed linen and towels are replaced each time new guests arrive. The spacious main bedroom or Sunrise Suite has a fireplace and writing table with gorgeous morning sun and a view of the front garden and park. The Mellow Suite has a futon with a hardish mattress for those who like a good Japanese-style sleep, as well as a writer's table and mini-library. The Cave Suite is situated in the centre of the house, and is great for those who do not like morning sun, and like to snooze-in a little. The fourth bedroom, the Old-fashioned Suite has a double bed and an amateur bench press for anyone who might be inclined to a little work-out.
    While Waterval Boven / Emgwenya is wonderfully quiet and peaceful, there's a ton of things to do in the immediate region... and many hidden gems. In terms of places to eat and socialise at, there's also the quaint and quirky Aloes on the N4, the Five Owls at Bergwater Lodge, also the lovely Malaga Hotel, and then Black Eagle further down the main road. In town, Acra Retreat is highly recommended: it's got a lovely homestyle bar and restaurant, also a pool and an extraordinary view from the escarpment edge. I make it a point of watching the big and waxy Dutch cheese of a full moon rise from there when I'm in town. There's also the Steam Inn (across from the police station) for pub grub and a 'local is lekker' Mpumalanga bar experience. The awesome Bergwaters Eco Lodge & Spa is approximately 5 km out of town, just before Waterval Onder, and is lovely place to unwind with a spa treatment and a meal.
  • Great for visiting Adams calendar

    Jim2020-02-20T00:00:00Z
  • We had the most wonderful stay at Charles's place! I've never felt more relaxed than drinking wine on the back patio and listening to rain on the roof. The decor and well-equipped kitchen feel like home.

    Ami2020-02-12T00:00:00Z
  • Charles is a great host with a beautiful house and spectacular garden. We loved the little corners to sit in and enjoy the view. Everything is very clean and the beds are all comfortable.

    James2019-12-26T00:00:00Z
  • Very nice and quiet get-away space. Loads of writing space if you want to do some planning or creative writing.

    Zanrik2019-11-25T00:00:00Z
  • We loved our stay at Charles! The places are comfortable, calm and very cozy. We could have spent more time there and we keep the address carefully. Lorna welcomed us with a lot of attention and kindness. The place is perfect for climbing! We followed Charles' advice: Roc'n rope. Perfect. A big thank-you.

    Marie2019-10-30T00:00:00Z
  • Fantastic little place. The peace and quiet was EXACTLY what I needed.

    Bernadette2019-10-15T00:00:00Z
  • What a amazing place to stay at. The garden is beautiful and the host communicated regularly. Great venue to get away from the city and relax. We will be back.

    Ewald2019-08-25T00:00:00Z
  • Charles’ place is absolutely beautiful and the garden has lots of flowers and quirky details that make out for the character of the whole experience. We enjoyed the morning ritual of the different birds taking a bath in the water feature & de braai at night. Also Charles is very fast to answer questions and give excellent tips. We found the best butcher right on the main road (3rd avenue) of Waterval Boven (the dad makes the ham... we realised we really never had ham before we tasted that!) and also do venture into the antiques and second hand shop diagonally across from there, where a percentage goes to the elderly home and they were working on a community-driven store next door that sells locally produced jams, nitwork, art and other things... all in support of the elderly that need something extra... Lots of beautiful places to visit around: waterfalls, Kaapse Hoop to name a few... Highly recommended. We are planning to return in the future....

    Anneke2019-08-19T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    4

    Emgwenya, Mpumalanga, South Africa

    Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Guesthouse


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    eManzana, Mpumalanga, South Africa

    Within walking distance of the Vygeboom Dam, Close to Badplaas Game Reserve, Close to Cradle of Life and Swaziland border
    Boat rides on the dam can be undertaken by arrangement, and for avid anglers the dam is renowned for good sized carp
    The Vygeboom Dam is right on our doorstep
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Nature lodge


    Accommodates

    16


    Bedrooms

    9

    eManzana, Mpumalanga, South Africa

    Come and make yourself comfortable in this very nice self catering house in town with 3 bedrooms. A fully equipped kitchen with gas stove and electrical oven. The greatest shower in town :-). Nice fire place for winter. WIFI
  • Great deal for a nice house really close to the crags

    Bryan2020-01-18T00:00:00Z
  • Alex’s home was great, clean and with nice touches of flowers throughout. The most accommodating host I’ve ever had and very personable. Would highly recommend. Thank you Alex.

    Victoria2019-09-05T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely host.. really enjoyed my stay.. such a peaceful town to stay in

    Tamrin2019-04-22T00:00:00Z
  • This home is outstanding it has the best amenities and is so comfortable. I really enjoyed my stay and can’t wait to return to Boven for some climbing

    Farzana2019-03-24T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    6


    Bedrooms

    3

    Emgwenya, Mpumalanga, South Africa

    Great weekend breakaway destination or as a stopover to the Kruger park or Mozambique
    Guests have their own room with access to all other areas to enjoy
    living here is absolute bliss a little part of heaven !!
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Bed and breakfast


    Accommodates

    3


    Bedrooms

    1

    Mpumalanga, Mpumalanga, South Africa

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    It took us a while to renovate these beautiful sandstone, wooden floor semi-detached houses, Nostalgic, quint full of character is best to describe it. Adrenaline junkies will love the town of Waterval Boven with majestic mountains for abseiling and mountaineering with loads of walking trials. Peace, quietness and tranquility ...... a perfect weekend break away of stop over on route to the Kruger National Park.
    The kitchens are equipped with coal stoves - houses are fully renovated and equipped.
    Fine restaurants, small shopping area mostly nature lovers.
  • Wow! What an historical diamond! For those nature loving junkies or for those that opt for something out of the box, you must see this place. Takes you way back to granny's house-on-the-farm-charm. Coalstove. Old house feeling and wooden floors smell. Historical furnished. Quite. Save. And Samson turned out to be quit the charactor that has escaped out of a good story book! His sense of humour and wisdom added alot to the fun of the place. (Don't forget to ask him his "security tips" for the new South Africa - you will agree that his answer makes him, not only a genius, but a legend!) Samson was always at hand to show every one from Jo'burg how to start a coal stove during Eskom's load sheding and to tell about the history of the house and town. The place was clean and has a splendid view of the mountains to enjoy with a good book (and a glass of wine if you wish) on the stoep. Not recommended for those who only wish to stay in newly build buildings. They didn't build houses out of plastic and windows, like they do today, during the turn of the previous century! (To be frank, if you leave a comment such as 'one or two of the rooms are too dark' it shows your lack of basic knowledge of historical archtecture - just switch on the light if you find it too dark or open the curtains! But leave at least some historical buildings as is for those knowlegeable to enjoy, please.) Close enough to hop over to Kaapchehoop for a quick Melkkos and Pancake after your mountain climbing. This is a diamond! Or is it gold?

    Nardus2019-12-10T00:00:00Z
  • We had a great stay, the place exceeded our expectations. Samson the caretaker went out of his way to take care of our every need. He’s a superstar! Riana was considerate and accommodating when we needed a last minute booking. Excellent value for money, the old style stonework and architecture is stunning. And the kitchen is a great central hub for everyone to sit around and spend time together enjoying the warmth from the coal fire stove. Thank you for a great stay.

    Byron2019-06-03T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    12


    Bedrooms

    6

    Emgwenya, Mpumalanga, South Africa

    Quaint little log cabin in tranquil setting overlooking mountains and trout dams
  • This is a wonderful spot for a quiet weekend getaway! Clean, neat, well positioned and much better than it looks in the photos! Make sure to bring mountain bike and trail shoes to explore the area around the farm!

    Hayley2019-10-13T00:00:00Z
  • The stay at the log cabin was amazing. The location and amenities available were great. Thanks Brian and team

    Bennie2019-02-24T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Farm stay


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Emgwenya, Mpumalanga, South Africa

    Conscious accommodation for conscious travelers - spiritually minded management. Walk the labyrinth, meditate, have a picnic by the river. World-class chef - unforgettable meals - vegetarian and vegan food. Stone Circle Lodge is the home base of author, explorer, scientist, Michael Tellinger - located in the heart of the largest cluster of ancient stone ruins on Earth. The Stone Circle Museum displays tools and artifacts dating back over 200,000 years. Tours to ruins and Adam's Calendar.
    A perfect half-way stop from Johannesburg to the Kruger Park. A unique destination in the mountains of Mpumalanga and a real treat for those who seek knowledge about ancient civilisations and the truth about our human origins. For those who have seen sites like Stonehenge, Giza Pyramids or Machu Pichu - the Stone Circles of South Africa will complete your journey. Special tours the oldest ruins on earth - in what is now called the True Cradle of Humankind - A place of higher consciousness for enlightened travelers - Special workshops, with conferences and seminars dealing with a wide range of subjects from spirituality, to healthcare, astronomy, UBUNTU, alternative science and more.
  • Great location and very interesting museum, well worth the visit.

    Stuart2019-08-08T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Farm stay


    Accommodates

    11


    Bedrooms

    4

    Emgwenya, Mpumalanga, South Africa

    * Bedroom 1: King-size extra length bed * Bedroom 2: Standard double bed.
  • stunning views

    Liezl2019-02-10T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Chalet


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Chrissiesmeer, Mpumalanga, South Africa

    A pristine winding river, majestic cliffs and rolling hills, these await you at one of the most alluring game farms in Mpumalanga. This untouched expanse of more than 2500 hectares with its thorn bushveld and highveld grassland offers an unparalleled experience to lovers of the outdoors. Whether your interest is fishing, bird-watching, wildlife, walking or just relaxing in a beautiful, tranquil setting you’ll find what you want, and more at our home on the Komati Gorge Lodge & Wildlife Reserve.
    Fully serviced, exclusive Family Hideaway, with 4 on-suite bedrooms overlooking the pristine Komati River about 2 and a 1/2 hours from Gauteng. Approximately a 8km drive on a good condition unpaved dirt road. We have a strict no pet policy. Limited cellphone signal.
    Our home shares the property of Komati Gorge Lodge which includes a small conference facility, pool, pub and restaurant offering good food and camaraderie. In adddition game drives, trout and yellow fishing, horse riding are available.
  • Our long weekend was amazing. The kitchen was fully stocked and the hosts obviously thought of every detail. We had a wonderful time. The home and location is a beautiful get away from the city.

    Stephanie2019-12-01T00:00:00Z
  • Absolutely superb getaway. Absolutely everything you could want from a self catering unit with loads of open space and breathtaking views. I highly recommend the Flying Scotsman!

    Nick2019-11-24T00:00:00Z
  • Stunning place to stay.

    Sarah2019-08-25T00:00:00Z
  • Had an amazing stay at Neil and Natasha’s place. The house is secluded and private; and the view over the river and of the hills meant for perfect serenity. Linford was amazing in helping around the house and making evening fires. Will definitely be back!

    Anton2019-07-28T00:00:00Z
  • A truly spectacular home in a gorgeous place

    Cindy2019-06-17T00:00:00Z
  • Such an awesome weekend away, was our second time staying at Neil and Natasha’s place and will definitely be back

    Angelike2019-05-19T00:00:00Z
  • I'm a little conflicted in writing this review as I would love to keep this destination a secret, however I have to share the fantastic experience that my family and I recently had at "The Flying Scotsman". The location is incredible - complete privacy, with incredible vistas/views. The home is exceptionally well appointed, leaving nothing to desire. The house manager, Liford, was discreet and was a great support and service to us during our stay. Cell phone reception is limited/restricted - but that is also the charm and beauty of being "off-grid". The hosts, Neil and Natasha, were prompt in their replies and provided good guidance on what we could expect as well as what was available in the surrounding vicinity. We hope to visit again in the not too distant future.

    Jacques2019-04-01T00:00:00Z
  • Our family thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Flying Scotsman!! The house and location next to the Komati river is great if you are looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Everything was as advertised and even better. The house is beautiful and offers enough beds for a large family, with all the modern conveniences in the kitchen. We spent most of our time outdoors exploring the surrounds of the nature reserve and swimming and tubing in the river. Liford, the caretaker, also looked after our needs and kept the place sparkling clean throughout our stay. The Flying Scotsman is highly recommended!!

    Jaco2018-12-28T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Farm stay


    Accommodates

    10


    Bedrooms

    4

    eNtokozweni, Mpumalanga, South Africa

    The stone cottage is one of 2 semi's and one of the original houses in town; it was recently fully renovated. It is located in the upper part of the tiny town and the mountain with walking paths is 2 streets behind the house. The whole town is surrounded by green nature and all is in easy walking distance. The cottage has a kitchen, bathroom, an open plan dining room/lounge with a fire place and two bedrooms. Out front is a stoep and a large fire pit in the back in a well-established garden.
    The cottage is decorated with a simple artistic flair and made for peace and quiet. There is no TV or WiFi . The large fire-pit is where you can braai, or simply sit around the fire and 'kuier’. There is also a smaller outside brazier available. Additional stock in house: • Two fly fishing rods • Day hiking back-packs • Water bottles for walking • Walking-sticks • Hammock • Weber, grid and cast-iron ‘potjies’: rounded and flat • Fire brazier • Wood and firelighters • Inside fire place
    About Waterval Boven Waterval Boven (Boven) is a very small, historical railway town on Mpumalanga’s escarpment surrounded by mountains, cliffs, streams and waterfalls. It is known world-wide for its rock-climbing and also popular with mountain-bikers, hikers and for fly-fishing. International and local climbers are attracted by a selection of over 800 climbing routes. You do not need to be an adventurer or climber to enjoy the surrounding scenery. The area has a number of walking trails from easy to moderate, you determine the length, or you can just sit and enjoy the peace and quiet. In its earlier years, Boven was well-known for its steam trains and was a major station on-route to Mozambique. Goods trains regularly pass through, to and from Maputo, and can be spotted slowly passing through the windy train tracks and against the cliffs. Things to do within 10 minutes of the house: Trout fishing and picnicking: Troutways is a trout farm and a short drive from the house (less than 5 mins), and has 4 well-stocked trout dams. Take the cottage’s picnic basket and enjoy the green rolling lawns next to the dams. A quick search will provide other trout fishing options in The Machadodorp and Dullstroom areas. Walking/hiking: Depending on your energy, take a walk/stroll into the mountains and valleys. There is a large koppie 2 streets behind the house and the starting point is within 5 minutes walk from the house. Both walking and cycling routes are clearly laid out. Or take a short drive out to Tranquilitas (8 kilometers) and take an easy walk (or jog) along the ridge of the cliff. The scenery is worth it. Abseiling down the Waterval: At about 80 metres, it is one of the highest waterfalls in the country and you should not miss it. If you don’t feel like the adrenaline rush, you can walk to the look-out point; drive through the tunnel towards Nelspruit and park just the other side of the tunnel. You can then walk to the look-out point. Contact RocNRope. Visit Krugerhof in Waterval Onder: President Paul Kruger once stayed in Waterval Onder on his way to Maputo and eventual exile. The house is now a museum. Five Arch Bridge: It was declared a monument in 1963 and is constructed of stone cut in Itay. The bridge carried the famous “Eastern Line” railway track across the precipitous gorge of the Dwaalheuwelspruit. It opened to rail traffic on June 20, 1984 and the line ran along the bridge until it was no longer needed. It was then converted to a road bridge and served as such for many years until the construction of the new tunnel next to the old NZASM Tunnel. View one of the old original steam trains: Boven has one of the last remaining steam locomotives in the country, and although it is no longer in use, it is a well-known icon still associated with the town. You can view it in one of the railroad yards close by. Mountain-biking (easy to difficult): Tranquilitas is a well-known camp for climbers, hikers and mountain-bikers. They rent out well-maintained and sturdy mountain bikes and there are numerous mountain bike trails crisscrossing in and out of the forests with many stop-points with good views over the valleys along the way. Clearly marked, colour coordinated routes range from easy (6 km’s) to 30 km’s. To rent is bicycle for the day is about R180 and includes the permit to ride on the forest routes. Swim in rivers and below waterfalls: A river literally runs through the bottom end of the town and curves around the town towards the Five Arches bridge. Follow the river bank and swim in one of the larger rock pools, or find one of the waterfalls just below Elandskrans and have an outside shower. Watch the rock-climbers: The most popular rock-climbing spots is just below the Tranquilitas adventure camp and within 10 minutes of parking the car, a short walk through the indigenous forest will take you to the base where the rock climbers start their upward climb. Join the rock-climbers: If you’re already an experienced rock-climber and know the area, you probably know all the climbing routes and locals. If you’re not, and want to try it out, contact RocNRope who offer guided rock-climbing tours and abseiling down the waterfall. Have sundowners on the escarpment at Tranquilitas: Park at Tranquilitas and take a 10-minute stroll along one of the cliff paths with your coolerbox. Find an overhanging rock and watch the sun set. Things to do 40 minutes or further away: Dullstroom: 40 minutes away. Best known for its trendy shops and eateries and locally brewed beer. Nelspruit and Kruger National Park: It’s an hour to Nelspruit either along the N4 or via the Schoemanskloof road . Badplaas: 40 minutes away. Well-known for its spa-resort with indoor and outdoor heated pools. Kaapsche Hoop: 45 minutes away. Highly recommended! High up in mountains surrounded by forests, the quaint village is home to the now famous wild horses and has a variety of restaurants and shops. The Bohemian Groove Café as you drive into town is a personal favorite. An easy walk, through the rock formations leads to the edge of the escarpment looking towards Nelspruit. Saragossa Game Farm along the N4 towards Nelspruit: They offer day visitors guided hikes and game drives.
  • Nicolene was an amazing host! The town was without water yet she left drinking water for us and constantly communicated with us on updates. The house is a lovely weekend away home. It is fully kitted with wood and a potjie, extra bedding and all the basics in the kitchen. The only issue we had, which is not the hosts fault, were the noisy neighbors and stray dogs that kept getting into the property. All in all a wonderful weekend away and we left feeling relaxed!

    Olivia2020-03-01T00:00:00Z
  • Nicolene was an amazing host, very kind in her flexible check in and check out times. Great tips about the area and activities!

    Moe2020-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • Very cosy, clean and with charming atmosphere. Good value for tariff and great bond fire/braai place.

    Barnard2019-12-23T00:00:00Z
  • We had a lovely weekend in Waterval Boven. Nicolene made great suggestions of activities and restaurants in the area, they were all spot on. The house was private, clean, with very comfortable beds. Check-in was easy, and the late check-out is really lovely for a stress-free departure :)

    Evi2019-12-08T00:00:00Z
  • Waterval Boven is a unique and quint old "dorpie" to stay in. Nicolene's is a lovely place to stay if you wish to explore the beautiful surrounds.

    Pieter2019-11-10T00:00:00Z
  • We had a great time. Value for money.

    Daleen2019-10-20T00:00:00Z
  • Sweet house, lovely place. Has everything you need for a cost weekend away!

    Carla2019-08-25T00:00:00Z
  • What an amazing weekend! If you like to be outdoors and active during the day but want to come back to a warm, cosy place surrounded by beautiful touches that make a house a home then this is your spot. Nicolene and her husband and their two cute dogs warmly greeted us on arrival and gave us amazing tips about the area and what to do. (They also have maps in the lounge that are very useful and informative). We had a blast trail running, hiking and stargazing and had just as much fun chatting about the day wrapped up in front of the beautiful old fireplace (since the house is a heritage house-very cool!). Driving back home we said that we’re definitely coming back in the summer to try rock climbing and to have a swim in the river. Thank you Nicolene for sharing this gem with us!

    Edward2019-06-23T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Emgwenya, Mpumalanga, South Africa

    The Conductors' Cottage is a converted workers house that offers beautifully furnished accommodation for up to six guests. Set in the grounds of the main farmhouse, there are three cottages in total. The Conductor's Cottage has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a kitchen, lounge & outside deck area to enjoy. There are views of the hills of Mpumalanga Province as you sit on the verandah. We are a cattle farm with resident sheep, geese & pigs. We also have six big dogs that are part of the family.
    All our cottages are set in the grounds of our main farmhouse here in Waterval Onder. They have been lovingly restored and are well-furnished with a mix of modern beds and antique pieces from all over South Africa and Swaziland. A perfect stop off en-route to Kruger National Park or for visiting the nearby Sudwala Caves & Lowveld Escarpment or simply a relaxing weekend escape from the city. We are a working farm with lots of animals to enjoy including a pet pig called Charlotte, three sheep, six boxer dogs and our own herd of cattle. Please note that we are located 95km from Dullstroom. We will leave you tea, coffee, sugar, milk & rusks so you have the basics to start the day. We can also supply cooked evening meals or food to braai. Please ask when you make an enquiry with us. We have three guest houses in total in the grounds so if you are a party of more than 6, please look for The Stationmaster's House on Airbnb.
    A perfect stop off on the way to, or back from, Kruger National Park and a great base for also visiting Sudwala Caves, Kruger House Museum, Boer War gravesites, local waterfalls, the Five Arch Bridge, rock climbing & mountain biking for the more adventurous as well as fly fishing and trout fishing. Plus, simply to enjoy the beauty of the Lowveld Escarpment & the Mpumalanga Province.
  • Wow, what an awesome time we had! At the last minute my 80 year old father in law decided to join us on this trip and to our surprise, he actually worked in this building many many years ago (for the South Africa Railways). The surroundings are beautiful and tranquil. Highly reccommended!

    Carle2020-03-01T00:00:00Z
  • Truly a farm experience, also perfect for the little ones. Lovely atmosphere

    Thenjiwe2020-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • What a treat! Everything was perfect. The decor is tasteful, the location is also very convenient. Corne made us a wonderful meal with a nice bottle if wine. It is a paradise for children (and adults) to interact with friendly farm animals. Highly recommended

    Jason & Marianne2019-12-29T00:00:00Z
  • The accommodation is tastefully decorated and exudes comfort whilst the location is quaint and scenic. Corne and Jan are warm, friendly and thoughtful hosts. Overall a relaxed and lovely stay at the Conductors Cottage.

    Sashnee2019-12-26T00:00:00Z
  • The house of Corné is a charming wonder, very well equipped, very tastefully decorated, a nice mix of old and modern, breathtaking views and above all exceptional hospitality. Our flight was delayed and Corné greeted us kindly at 10 p.m. with a big smile. Thank you very much ! The next morning, our 3 children were able to feed the animals with her husband who took pleasure in sharing this moment with them. We recommend Corné's house without hesitation! A rare pearl !

    Nicole2019-12-18T00:00:00Z
  • Perfect stop over or base to explore. We will be back soon.

    Willem2019-12-12T00:00:00Z
  • Corné's cottage is well-appointed and beautifully clean. Situated in a lovely rural setting, surrounded by farmyard animals and well-tendered gardens. An ideal base or stopover for visitors to the Lowveld.

    Iain2019-11-03T00:00:00Z
  • We had such a lovely family break-away! The house was very comfortable, stylishly restored and the host made sure that we had everything we needed. We really enjoyed feeding all the farm animals, playing in the stream that runs through the property and going for leisurely strolls. This is also a great location for day trips to Dullstroom and Kaapschehoop. Great value for money and a lovely place to visit with children.

    Christine2019-09-24T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Cottage


    Accommodates

    6


    Bedrooms

    3

    Nkangala, Mpumalanga, South Africa

    Offering a garden and mountain view, Macrest is located in Badplaas, 16.1 km from Vygeboom Dam and 5 km from Badplaas Pools, Hydro & Entertainment. Featuring free private parking, the farm stay is in an area where guests can engage in activities such as hiking and cycling. The farm stay comes with 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a patio with garden views.
    Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    14


    Bedrooms

    4

    eManzana, Mpumalanga, South Africa

    Great views, family friendly activities, fly fishing, 4 X 4 routes, mountain biking, table tennis, nature. Escape to a relaxed space where the family can get back to nature, in a safe environment. Enjoy hikes, horse riding, fishing or just put your feet up on the pool deck. Good for couples, solo adventurers, and families alike (family fun room)
    Guests have the entire property to themselves ... the estate is wonderful to walk, drive or mountain bike - 2000 hectares to explore
    The fly fishing estate that Shabani Cottage is situated on is serene and besides fishing there are animals and a beautiful setting. Escape with your family to nature and space to just relax + unwind
  • Great venue to relax & recharge. Kids had a ball! Communication was exceptional and Denzel a more than pleasant surprise

    Alfred2019-08-11T00:00:00Z
  • We loved staying there! It is beautiful and there is so much to do. Denzel makes delicious food and it was great having him around. The place was sparkling clean and Mary kept it that way during our stay. All the toys and play areas for kids is an added bonus! Remember to take your own drinking water, but you can also buy from reception. We will definitely be back!

    Liezl2019-06-17T00:00:00Z
  • we had the best time!!! your house is amazing and hospitality received was so warm... loved the game/tv room and all the board games!!! Denzel the chef was an added delight and was awesome!!! Thanks so much!!!!

    Omar2019-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • Ron’s place is amazing. Plush accommodation. Magnificent views. Perfectly kitted out for the kids and parents. And Denzel...! A personal private chef pouring GnTs and serving breakfast lunch and dinner! A brilliant weekend away I can not recommend highly enough!

    Jamie2018-05-02T00:00:00Z
  • One of the best houses we have stayed in. Comfortable, everything we needed, and a beautiful layout, with breathtaking views from the bedrooms and from the main part of the house. The kids loved the outdoors, too, with the playground and the big screen tv in that very well equipped game room. The chef was a plus. We will definitely return.

    Aruna2018-04-01T00:00:00Z
  • This place is just superb, it's splendiforous, supermangondovious and just pure magic. Well done to Ron & team...

    Bonginhlanhla2018-01-02T00:00:00Z
  • Amazing! This is a beautiful home in an incredible estate. Loads to do and see, fabulous for adults and children. Ron was very helpful, he was super quick to respond to emails and full of useful tips for things to do. I’d recomend this property in a heartbeat, our son is already asking when we can go back there again!

    Bronwen2017-12-17T00:00:00Z
  • If you want a secluded vacation away from the big city lights, this is the perfect place. The reserve is absolutely wonderful, with wildlife frequently visiting the house. The house itself was beautiful and the pictures don't do it justice. The pool deck and family room are great places to unwind and we spent most of our time there. Ron is a fantastic host, who communicated with us frequently, so you'll definitely be in great hands. Just a note that you might have network problems, but then again who wants to be glued to their phones when there's so much natural beauty to take in. More a positive than a negative. My friends and I are already planning our next trip there. So if I were you, I'd click book right away and get ready to be blown away.

    Thuli2017-01-03T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Cottage


    Accommodates

    10


    Bedrooms

    4

    Carolina, Mpumalanga, South Africa

    Nestled in the natural beauty of the Elands Valley, The Aloes Country Inn is perfectly set in one of Mpumalanga's top holiday destinations. Imagine listening to the gentle sounds of nature while eating the best food the tranquil town has to offer. We also boast the most interesting pub with creativity in each corner. Stop over to see everything our beautiful place has to offer - be it an ice cold drink, a delicious home cooked meal or a peaceful weekend stay over in the beautiful valley!
    Looking to take a break from the hustle and bustle of life? Come and spend a relaxing and nature filled weekend with us at the Aloes Country Inn. Beautiful view from your room, spacious playground for the kids, delicious home cooked meals and the peaceful sound of nature! Think peace, relaxation and an all round fantastic time spent at the Aloes!
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Bed and breakfast


    Accommodates

    16


    Bedrooms

    1

    Emgwenya, Mpumalanga, South Africa

    Conscious accommodation for conscious travelers - spiritually minded management. Walk the labyrinth, meditate, have a picnic by the river. World-class chef - unforgettable meals - vegetarian and vegan food. Stone Circle Lodge is the home base of author, explorer, scientist, Michael Tellinger - located in the heart of the largest cluster of ancient stone ruins on Earth. The Stone Circle Museum displays tools and artifacts dating back over 200,000 years. Tours to ruins and Adam's Calendar.
    A perfect half-way stop from Johannesburg to the Kruger Park. A unique destination in the mountains of Mpumalanga and a real treat for those who seek knowledge about ancient civilisations and the truth about our human origins. For those who have seen sites like Stonehenge, Giza Pyramids or Machu Pichu - the Stone Circles of South Africa will complete your journey. Special tours the oldest ruins on earth - in what is now called the True Cradle of Humankind - A place of higher consciousness for enlightened travelers - Special workshops, with conferences and seminars dealing with a wide range of subjects from spirituality, to healthcare, astronomy, UBUNTU, alternative science and more.
  • The Stone Circle Backpackers is a wonderful place. Their private rooms are beautiful. Altough we booked the dorm, we got an upgrade to a private room with own bathroom which was so nice of them. Also the dorm is nice. You have a bathroom outside and a kitchen to prepare your own meals. The chef they have is just amazing. He made the best breakfast for us which was very tasty and looked awesome. Thank you again for this. There live three dogs and some cats which are all very friendly. We really enjoyed our stay there and can recommend it to everyone. Would definitly book there again.

    Francesco2018-11-23T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Shared room


    Property Type

    Bed and breakfast


    Accommodates

    14


    Bedrooms

    1

    Emgwenya, Mpumalanga, South Africa

    Caravan and Camping. Make use of the Ablution Facility in the park, and use your own tent and/or caravan. Maximum 6 persons per stand allowed in the camping area. Swimming Pool. Trampoline, Hiking, River Rafting.
    Kaapse Hoop is nearby, with lovely Coffee Shops and Restaurants
    Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Campsite


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    0

    Nkangala, Mpumalanga, South Africa

    Wisteria Cottage is situated in a private garden on Katrinasrust Country Estate. Enjoy long walks, birding, hiking, fishing and more on the property while staying in a comfortable, recently renovated, farm house.
    Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Cottage


    Accommodates

    12


    Bedrooms

    5

    eNtokozweni, Mpumalanga, South Africa

    Escape from the the mainstream right off the N4 at Waterval Boven, Emgwenya. Let yourself experience Africa from a spacious tipi. Walk to Stone Circles, ride the bike trails in our back yard. Located minutes away from a variety of adventure activities including rock climbing, hiking trails and natural water features to enjoy.
    #TipiLiving was a choice we made when we decided to give up the rat race in Jo'burg and count our blessings in Nature. We have two tipi's besides our own live in tipi which is in the same shared field. There is no way to describe the sence of community in a deeply rooted way. It is a true escape.
    #WatervalBoven or Emgwenya is famous for it's rock climbing, adventure sports, as well as notable historic connections, from #StoneCircles dating back to before documented history to the unfolding edge of global concerns and opportunities.
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Teepee


    Accommodates

    3


    Bedrooms

    1

    Emgwenya, South Africa

    * Master bedroom: King-size extra length bed with en suite bathroom, * Second bedroom: Double extra length bed sharing a full bathroom, * Third bedroom: Two single beds sharing a full bathroom.
  • Beautiful spot. Good communications from host. All like clockwork

    Shaun2019-08-18T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Chalet


    Accommodates

    6


    Bedrooms

    3

    Chrissiesmeer, Mpumalanga, South Africa

    The Elephant Room @Boven Villa is spacious and airy. It has a larg en-suite, with a double bath and separate shower. There is also a private deck, whih overlooks the Mpumalanga mountains.
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Bed and breakfast


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Emgwenya, Mpumalanga, South Africa

    Conscious accommodation for conscious travelers - spiritually minded management. Walk the labyrinth, meditate, have a picnic by the river. World-class chef - unforgettable meals - vegetarian and vegan food. Stone Circle Lodge is the home base of author, explorer, scientist, Michael Tellinger - located in the heart of the largest cluster of ancient stone ruins on Earth. The Stone Circle Museum displays tools and artifacts dating back over 200,000 years. Tours to ruins and Adam's Calendar.
    A perfect half-way stop from Johannesburg to the Kruger Park. A unique destination in the mountains of Mpumalanga and a real treat for those who seek knowledge about ancient civilisations and the truth about our human origins. For those who have seen sites like Stonehenge, Giza Pyramids or Machu Pichu - the Stone Circles of South Africa will complete your journey. Special tours the oldest ruins on earth - in what is now called the True Cradle of Humankind - A place of higher consciousness for enlightened travelers - Special workshops, with conferences and seminars dealing with a wide range of subjects from spirituality, to healthcare, astronomy, UBUNTU, alternative science and more.
  • Great atmosphere, space and heartwarming people/hosts. The rooms are homey and comfy and the food is great! 10/10 would recommend.

    Alizia2019-08-13T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Farm stay


    Accommodates

    7


    Bedrooms

    3

    Emgwenya, Mpumalanga, South Africa

    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Bed and breakfast


    Accommodates

    3


    Bedrooms

    1

    Mpumalanga, Mpumalanga, South Africa

    Quiet Holiday retreat next to a large lake in the country side of beautiful Mpumalanga with natural suroudings.
    This holiday home is also closely located to a convenient shop and bar. This home is also located near Badplaas Forever resort and spa hosting a range of activities such as mini golf, a 9-hole golf course, restaurant, spa and waterpark.
    Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    8


    Bedrooms

    3

    eManzana, Mpumalanga, South Africa

    A one bedroomed unit (standard double bed) lounge with fireplace, kitchen, and bathroom with shower only. Sleeper couch in lounge
    Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Chalet


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Chrissiesmeer, Mpumalanga, South Africa

    Climb – Hike – Bike – Fish – Relax... Tegwaan is the perfect place to stay if you want to have access to a lot of fun outdoor activities while staying in a comfortable place! Immersed in nature, Tegwaan is a little ecosystem of its own: with fresh water springs, several fish ponds and a creek, the grass is always green, the trees are tall and the birds are happy! :-) The Pine Cottage sleeps 6 adults and is ideal for two couples with kids, big families, or small groups.
    Set just outside of Waterval Boven (one of the most popular weekend destinations among climbers and mountain bikers form Joburg and Pretoria), Tegwaan is a destination in itself: it is the closest place to the Restaurant(-At-The-End-Of-The-Universe) and Triple Tier crags, and closely connected to some of the biking and hiking trails. We also have our own ponds and fish, so bring your rope, your hiking shoes, your bike, your fishing rod or your hammock! Your dogs will also love it – with so much space to run around and water to splash in, they will be happy and exhausted by the end of the weekend! Tegwaan is also an ideal stopover for travellers: being just a few kms off the N4 on a good road, just halfway between Jo’burg and Kruger National Park, it’s an easily accessible place to break up the drive and enjoy a properly relaxing day by the pool, followed by a braai under the stars and an evening by the fire. Tegwaan has one house and two cottages over 34ha of land, so you’ll always have privacy and quietness. The Pine Cottage is nested in a cosy little pine grove overlooking the Rock Fairies creek. It can accommodate 6 people (a couple more with extra beds) and so is ideal for big families or groups of friends: there’s one master bedroom (en-suite with tub and shower), one twin bedroom (en-suite with shower) and one room with two bunks. The rest of the cottage is open-plan, with the living room opening up to a naturally shaded patio with pic-nic table and braai area. The kitchen is almost fully-equipped: there’s no oven and no dishwasher but housekeeping is included each morning.
    Tegwaan is just off the road going from Waterval Boven up into the hills. In Boven you’ll find all the essentials: a supermarket and some shops, a petrol station, ATMs, a couple restaurants and pubs (try the Stone Circle in town or Aloes for a good burger or local trout, it's just a couple kms down the N4)... and in the hills you’ll find all the climbing crags, the hiking and biking trails, the fish ponds, etc. Tegwaan is surrounded by wild “lowveld”, and within just a couple of hundred meters you’ll find some of the mysterious Stone Circles that are still a hot topic of discussion among archaeologists.
  • What an amazing place the Pine Cottage was. Balthazar and his wife were very accommodating regarding a request on short notice regarding a date change. We can with three big and a medium sized dog. They loved the house, but especially all the walks we could do on site including so many swimming possibilities. we also could do another hike close to the plot at Tranquilitas with big forest sections. The house is directly next to a stream and has a shaded seating area outside with a Braai. we loved it and would recommend any time !!

    Antje2020-01-07T00:00:00Z
  • Absolutely amazing

    Jeanette2019-12-21T00:00:00Z
  • A beautiful, low-key getaway. Ideal for a group of four. A great escape from the city!

    Katherine2019-12-08T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful cozy and comfortable cottage in absolutely stunning surrounding. The view is amazing. Balthazar took really good care of us and is very easy going and friendly. Already planning to come back

    Ilka2019-10-03T00:00:00Z
  • This is a good spot for a weekend getaway. We were looking for a place that would allow us to bring our dogs with us, and both humans and dogs were happy at this place. The cottage is accurately protrayed in the photos, and we were pleasantly surprised to find rusks and a bottle of wine waiting for us on the table. They also brought some fresh eggs for us from their chicken coop. There are some nice hikes from the property - not too strenuous, but long enough that you feel like you're getting away from people and farms and fences.

    Garret2019-09-08T00:00:00Z
  • We had the most incredible time! Trust me we are fussy and this rocked every expectation we had. The fireplace inside, the view outside and the bedrooms are of top standard. Balthazar, the owner brought us eggs from his chickens and came to see that everything was fine - this was so special and kind. I cannot wait to stay there again in the near future. We never ended up leaving the house as relaxation was made so easy by the most incredible stay ever!!!

    Tania2019-07-21T00:00:00Z
  • Pine Cottage is a little gem of a house that comfortably accommodated our family of 5. The property is on a beautiful farm, and the house itself is nestled amongst tall pines that give it a wonderful atmosphere. We managed to relax and keep our kids busy at the same time, not an easy thing to do. And our dog had the best time ever. Would love to visit in the summer next time, to take advantage of the crystal clear pools. Overall, very good value for money and Balthazar’s responses and attention to detail were spot on.

    Alan2019-06-30T00:00:00Z
  • Stunning location and very cosy. Huge amounts to do activity wise but also the perfect place to curl up with a book by the fire. Paradise.

    Jenny2019-04-22T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Cabin


    Accommodates

    6


    Bedrooms

    3

    Emgwenya, South Africa

    * Main bedroom: Double bed standard length * Second bedroom: Two single beds extra length * Loft: Two single beds. * Kitchen, bathroom with shower only.
    Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Chalet


    Accommodates

    6


    Bedrooms

    3

    Chrissiesmeer, Mpumalanga, South Africa

    Unit consists of a lounge with a fireplace, kitchen, one bedroom with a standard double bed, and bathroom with shower only. Extra sleeping space is supplied by a sleeper couch in the lounge. Anguni 1 and 2 units share an undercover patio.
    Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Chalet


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Chrissiesmeer, Mpumalanga, South Africa

    This spacious Studio apartment with basic facilities, Kettle, Microwave and TV. A private Patio with Braai facilities and stunning views.
    Our road is gravel
    Stone circle Aloes Rock climbing Old Steam Trains
  • Very nice AirBnb with a beautiful view on the mountains. Raymond is a very welcoming host and even gave us a spontaneous sauce tasting of his very delicious self produced sauces and pestos. Would definately recoomend a stay here!

    Marieme2019-11-29T00:00:00Z
  • We booked very late so they didn't know we were coming, once we managed to reach them they had to run a little to fix our arrival but all was made with a smile and everything ended up fine, the staff team were lovely and welcoming. Don't hesitate to stop by if you need a place!

    Olivia2019-09-11T00:00:00Z
  • Raymond and his team really went out of their way to make sure we were comfortable! They made angel fish for dinner and even bought it to our room, all the food was so fresh and delicious! Really worth the stay for the peace and quiet from the big city =)

    Katie2019-06-15T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Hotel room


    Property Type

    Serviced apartment


    Accommodates

    3


    Bedrooms

    0

    Emgwenya, Mpumalanga, South Africa

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