Drakensberg Ama Casa Cottages
Drakensberg Ama Casa Cottages are situated in the Champagne Valley area of the Central Drakensberg Mountains with spectacular panoramic views of the Champagne and Cathkin Peaks. This is a special part of South Africa and the world.
Only 4 to 4.5 hours from Johannesburg via the N3 highway, and only 3.5 to 4 hours from Durban.
Accommodation at Drakensberg Ama casa cottages
The 6-sleeper unit, the Sunbird, has 3 fully ensuite bedrooms, each with its own DSTV and incredible mountain views. There is a 6-seater Jacuzzi on the large patio with built-in braai. A secluded courtyard provides a lovely private area. Sunbird Cottage is the ideal venue for a group of up to six people to enjoy seclusion within the Central Drakensberg. Whether you are on holiday, business or that special family celebration this is the venue for you. Each bedroom is fully en-suite and has its own DSTV and beautiful views of the mountains
For that special romantic experience, your honeymoon, anniversary or that special occasion, we also have 2 x 2-sleeper self-catering cottages, Hoopoe and Kingfisher, each with its own jacuzzi on the braai patio, outdoor shower and flat screen DSTV. Whether you relax in your own jacuzzi on the private patio with magnificent views of Cathkin and Champagne Peaks or participate in the many activities in the Central Drakensberg, the cottages offer a secluded haven for you to relax and unwind!
All units have a fireplace and underfloor heating, making winter an ideal getaway time. Our mission is to provide you with exceptional accommodation, privacy and peace in a magnificent location.
Our facilities are specifically designed to be adult friendly and regrettably, we are unable to accept children below 13 years of age except by prior arrangement.
BIRD WATCHING Falcon Ridge Bird of Prey Centre hold shows daily. Not to be missed!
ADVENTURE CENTRES Four Rivers Rafting & Adventures offer whitewater rafting trips, segways, quad-bikes, abseiling and many related adventure activities.
Battlefield tours, Drakensberg Canopy Tour, Helicopter Scenic Tours, Hot-Air Ballooning, Fishing, Mountian biking, Horse-riding and trailing, Craft & Shopping Centres, Kwa-Zulu Weavers – www.kwazuluweavers.com Amangwe Zulu Crafts – www.amangwezulucrafts.org Thokozisa Centre – www.cdic.co.za/thokozisa.htm
HIKING AND TRAILS
There is nothing to beat the thrills of experiencing the true nature of our mountains from the majestic peaks to the crystal clear streams.
Various grades of hikes and walks available from the Monks Cowl Station of the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park.
High Season Dates: Friday & Saturday nightsHigh Season Rates:
Sunbird (6-sleeper) R2800.00 per night for the cottage
Kingfisher & Hoopoe (2-sleeper) R1400.00 per night for the cottageNormal Rates:
Sunbird (6-sleeper) R2300.00 per night for the cottage
Kingfisher & Hoopoe (2-sleeper) R1200.00 per night for the cottage
Sunbird Cottage (6-sleeper)
Features 3 bedrooms (2 with queen beds, 1 with 2 single beds) each with an en suite bath, shower, toilet and two vanities.
All 3 bedrooms have DSTV and open out onto the magnificent mountain view.
The spacious lounge with a large flat screen TV (DSTV), DVD and patio with charcoal braai area and jacuzzi, share some fantastic views.
For those chilly winter evenings there is a wood burning fireplace and under floor heating throughout.
Linen, towels and outdoor towels are provided: mid-week servicing for stays of a week or more.
Fully equipped kitchen, including dishwasher.
Secluded garden courtyard off the kitchen with water feature is a lovely cool, private place to spend some 'down' time.
Swimming pool and fishing dam on site.
Hoopoe & Kingfisher Cottages (2-sleepers)
An open plan "loft style" area with king size bed, lounge, dining and fully equipped kitchen areas.
En suite bathroom with bath, basin, toilet, indoor and outdoor showers.
A jacuzzi on a charcoal braai patio with panoramic views of the mountains.
Flat screen TV, DSTV and DVD.
Log fireplace and under-floor heating.
All linen, towels, outdoor towels and cleaning materials are provided. A mid week service and linen change is provided.
Swimming pool and fishing dam on site. A range of activities from the Canopy Tour to the Drakensberg Boys' Choir School are situated close by. See our Activities for more details.
The cottages sleep two persons in either a king size or two single beds.
We do not accept children under the age of 13 years
A booking will only be secured on payment of the full accommodation price and must be paid within 3 days of making a booking.
Card facilities are available online.
100% of full amount less 10% administration fee and third party commissions (if applicable) will be refunded for cancellations 60 days or more prior to arrival date
50% of full amount less 10% administration fee and third party commissions (if applicable) will be refunded for cancellations 30 days or more prior to arrival date
No refunds for cancellations less than 30 days prior to arrival date.
No refunds for late arrivals or early departures.
All deposit refunds will be subject to the discretion of the owner.