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Berghaven Cottages
Berghaven Cottages are situated in the peaceful Champagne Valley, just 25 km from Winterton and surrounded by some of the highest and most beautiful mountain scenery in South Africa. Come and enjoy the invigorating hikes or relax around the pool and get in tune with the peace and tranquility of this magnificent countryside.

We offer 8 self-catering cottages that can accommodate between two and six guests. Our self-catering cottages are equipped with bed linen, heaters, crockery and cutlery, a fridge, stove topped oven and microwave. Each cottage features an outside barbecue facility and has a fireplace (not the flats). We have satellite television with the DSTV Hotel package (Mnet, a few movie, sports and news channels). Cottages are serviced daily.

Enjoy our three cascading dams, forest, open spaces for the kiddies to play and ride their bikes, have fun in the playground with swings and trampolines. Enjoy the farm-style countryside with us at Berghaven. There are various restaurants and hotels nearby, as well as shopping facilities for basic necessities. We are across the way from Champagne Sports Resort, and on the same road as the Drakensburg Sun Hotel. We are just opposite Champagne Sports Resort and on the same road as Drakensburg Sun Hotel.

On a day when relaxing is not enough, why not take a drive to the Battlefields, experience some of South Africa’s rich history. Or visit the Valley Bakery, where a variety of home baked goods are on offer. Sit and enjoy a fabulous breakfast while viewing some of the lovely local artwork. For the more adventurous, visit Four Rivers where activities such as river rafting, quad biking and the exhilarating canopy tours await. In the area you can go swimming, walking, bird watching, fishing, hiking, climbing, and horse riding. Across the way is an award winning golf course at Champagnes Sports. Or for that special occasion, book yourself a helicopter ride over the mountains.

Access to the Valley is very easy off the main highway, the roads are all tarred and drivable.

Accommodation at Berghaven Cottages:
Cottage 1 has 3 bedrooms sleeping up to six guests, 4 adults and two children, as the third room has bunk beds. It has a bath, shower and separate toilet. A fireplace, barbeque facilities, fully equipped kitchen, dining area and lounge. View of the play area and forest.

Cottage 2 has 2 bedrooms sleeping four guests. It has a bath, shower and separate toilet. Fireplace and barbeque facilities, fully equipped kitchen, dining area and lounge. View of the pool and forest.

Cottage 3 has 2 rooms sleeping four guests. It has a bath, shower and separate toilet. A fireplace, barbeque facilities, fully equipped kitchen with a dining area and lounge. View of the pool and forest.

Cottage 4 has 2 bedrooms sleeping four guests. Both bedrooms have en suite bathrooms. Open plan lounge/dining/kitchen area, with fireplace. Barbeque facilities on the patio, partial mountain and forest views.

Cottage 5 is open plan sleeping 2 guests. King size bed, en suite toilet and shower, fireplace, lounge/dining/kitchen area, patio with barbeque facilities, views over the dams and mountains.

Cottage 6 is open plan sleeping 2 guests. King size bed, en suite toilet and shower, fireplace, lounge/dining/kitchen area, patio with barbeque facilities, views over the dams and mountains.

Cottage 7 is open plan sleeping 2 guests. King size bed, en suite toilet and shower, fireplace, lounge/dining/kitchen area, patio with barbeque facilities, views over the dams and mountains.

Cottage 8 is open plan sleeping 2 guests. King size bed, en suite toilet and shower, fireplace, lounge/dining/kitchen area, patio with barbeque facilities, views over the dams and mountains.

Flatlet 1A is attached to the large cottage, but does not lead into the cottage, it has it`s entrance at the back. Bedsitter with twin beds, en suite toilet and shower, fully equipped kitchenette and barbeque facilities. These units are small, but ideal for an add on to the large cottage or an affordable few nights in the berg.

Flatlet 2A is attached to the large cottage, but does not lead into the cottage, it has it`s entrance at the back. Bedsitter with double bed, en suite toilet and shower, fully equipped kitchenette and barbeque facilities. These units are small, but ideal for an add on to the large cottage or an affordable few nights in the berg.

Flatlet 3A is attached to the large cottage, but does not lead into the cottage, it has it`s entrance at the back. Bedsitter with double bed, en suite toilet and shower, fully equipped kitchenette and barbeque facilities. These units are small, but ideal for an add on to the large cottage or an affordable few nights in the berg.
From:
R450.00 per unit, Max: 2

  • Berghaven Cottages - looking onto the small cottages from the dam
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  • Berghaven Cottages - Large cottage No 1
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  • Berghaven Cottages - Cottage 1 kitchen/dining area
  • Berghaven Cottages - Cottage 2 Lounge
  • Berghaven Cottages - Cottage 3 Lounge
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  • Berghaven Cottages - Cottage 4 lounge/kitchen
  • Berghaven Cottages - Large Cottage bedroom
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  • Berghaven Cottages - Cottage 4 bathroom
  • Berghaven Cottages - Cottage 2 kitchen
  • Berghaven Cottages - Flatlet 3A
  • Berghaven Cottages - Flatlet 3A kitchen
  • Berghaven Cottages - Flatlet/bedsitter
  • Berghaven Cottages - Flatlet 2A
  • Berghaven Cottages - Fishing in the dams
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  • Berghaven Cottages - Overlooking the pool
  • Berghaven Cottages - Pool area
  • Berghaven Cottages - Play ground
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  • Berghaven Cottages - Fishing for Bass
  • Berghaven Cottages - View from dam over property
  • Berghaven Cottages - Snow on the mountains
  • Berghaven Cottages - View over dam of property
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Facilities & Services:

  • Babies
  • Children under 12 years
  • Honeymoon Couples
  • Elderly
  • Self-Braai / Barbecue
  • Parking (open and off-street)
  • Fireplace on the Premises
  • Garden
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Hiking / Walking Trails
  • Horse Riding
  • Swimming Pool
  • Playground
  • Trampoline
  • Volleyball


Berghaven Cottages Activities:

At Berghaven:
- Swimming Pool
- Trampolines
- Swings
- Birding
- Walking
- Bass fishing

Within 5-10 minutes from Berghaven:
- Two Golf Courses
- Horse Riding
- Hiking
- Drakensberg Boys Choir
- Shops
- Restaurants
- Falconry
- Quads
- River Rafting
- Mountain flips by Helicopter
- Arts and Crafts

Berghaven Cottages Map:

Clothing & Accessories:

You need to bring your own food and drinks, swimming towels, toiletries, detergents, sporting gear and clothes for all types of weather.

Berghaven Cottages Guest Reviews

Average Guest Rating: 
  4.2 out of 5 based on 20 reviews. - View all Guest Reviews


The accommodation was clean and functional. It was a shame not to have a double bed in a cottage that sleeps 6. There was a useful pack of information on local attractions and the owners were helpful.
Rating: 
 Reviewed by Nick Boud on 31 July 2016

Clean and cosy cottages. Nicely decorated inside, with a friendly and helpful host. Beautiful surroundings and views of the berg. A quiet, tranquil little place near all main attractions.
Rating: 
 Reviewed by pj beukes on 5 July 2016

Our stay at Berghaven Cottages was great! The cottages are really nice and fit into the rustic environment of the Drakensberg. There even is a fireplace to make fire in the evenings when it gets a bit colder in the mountains. The hosts are also really nice and provided us with lots of good recommendations for activities in the area. We highly recommend staying at Berghaven and to explore the dramatic scenery of the Drakensberge from there!
Rating: 
 Reviewed by Annika Alsdorf on 22 June 2016

Very comfortable & delightful setting.
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 Reviewed by Stan and Elaine Mack on 17 June 2016

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