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Merry Pebbles Holiday Resort
Merry Pebbles Holiday Resort and Caravan Park is situated on the banks of the upper reaches of the Sabie River within the municipal boundary of the mountain village Sabie, 1km from the village centre. The accommodation avaialable is self-catering and ranges from, chalet`s, bungalows, cottages to lodges. Accommodation on a B&B basis is available as well. All accommodation units have colour TV with 16 assorted DSTV channels available these include (M-Net, Kyk-Net, Movie Magic, Super Sport, Cartoons, Discovery and certain local channels). Caravan and camping sites are also on offer at the resort.

Merry Pebbles Holiday Resort is a family orientated holiday resort which is situated ideally for use as the gateway to the Kruger National Park. Merry Pebbles Resort is owner managed and is a graded establishment, both The Automobile Association of South Africa in the category (Highly Recommended Self-catering Accommodation) as well as by The Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (3 Star) grading.

Facilities at Merry Pebbles Holiday Resort:
A fully licensed a la Carte’ restaurant is situated onsite, open every night as well as for lunch (closed Monday lunch) if you do not intend catering for yourself or braaing (BBQ`ing) you can order take-aways, or alternatively come into the very cosy and popular restaurant frequented by the local residents in Sabie, breakfast is served on a pre-booked basis.
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Merry Pebbles offers our guests more than just a stop over, the resort is in itself a holiday destination with facilities which include the likes of heated and cold water pools, water slides, flood-lit tennis court, mini-golf (Putt Putt), outdoor chess, entertainment hall, play parks with trampolines, mountain bike and hiking trails start right on the resort boundary. The Sabie River at these upper reaches is safe and can be used for tubing, swimming, trout fishing, and canoeing. All these activities and extensive facilities onsite ensure that your entire family will enjoy their vacation at this one stop holiday venue.

At Merry Pebbles Resort we pride ourselves with the fact that the resort itself is a holiday destination, services that add value to the destination include gas-refills, ice and firewood sales, coin operated laundry, ATM, WiFi & internet access, shops that sell basic commodities and a liquor store. Therefore once you have arrived at the resort there is no need to leave the premises again, unless of course you want to explore the sights and scenes in the area.

With Sabie being situated centrally on the Panorama Route as well as being the gateway to the Kruger National Park, access to all the popular tourist attractions are within reach of an easy day trip. To mention a few, The Kruger National Park (Phabeni gate) 52km, Gods Window, Bourke`s Luck Potholes, Blyde River Canyon, Pilgrims Rest, Sudwala Caves and numerous waterfalls (Lone Creek, Bridal Veil, Horse Shoe, Sabie, Mac Mac, Forest, Maria Shires, Berlin and Lisbon Falls) you will be spoilt for choice.

The town of Sabie (Rapport & Kwela, Town of the Year 2012) a small forestry village is situated at an elevation of 1050m above the sea level on the Mpumalanga Escarpment and is free of malaria and bilharzia. Sabie is in a summer rainfall area with an annual average of 1000mm of rainfall. Summer temperatures fall in the minimum range of of 18ºC to a maximum average of 31ºC, whilst the winter average low`s are 3ºC and average high’s of 23ºC can be expected. Snow although not every year does cover the mountain tops in the vacinity from time to time. Hence the name Thaba Chweu - White Mountain given to the municipal area.

No Motorcycles or Quad Bikes are permitted onto the premises at all!

Accommodation at Merry Pebbles Holiday Resort:
Lodge
(Accommodates 6 adults privately with an option of a sleeper couch in the lounge), the lodges are the premier accommodation units on offer at Merry Pebbles. The units comprise of a double story building, three bedroom (1x double bed, 4x single beds, with linen), two bathrooms (1x shower, toilet, basin, 1x bath, toilet, basin and bath towels), kitchen (four plate stove with oven, microwave oven, fridge, crockery and cutlery), living area (sleeper couch with linen, fire place), dining room, patio and furniture.

When the sleeper couch is used a maximum of 6 adults and 2 children can be accommodated. (Provide own swimming towels please).

The units are serviced daily, excepting for the crockery and cutlery. Colour TV with DSTV 16 channels are provided (M-net, Kyk-net, Movie Magic, cartoons and Supersport options are available) as well as a braai area. All rooms have ceiling fans, and wall heaters. Covered shade parking for two vehicles are provided.

All units are non smoking facilities.

Chalet 1
4 bedrooms, 1x double bed, 6x single beds. Bathroom with bath and shower, full kitchen.

(Accommodates up to 8 adults privately), four bedrooms (1x double bed, 6x single beds and linen), bathroom (bath and shower, toilet, basin, towels, extra toilet), kitchen (four plate stove, microwave oven, fridge, cutlery and crockery), dinning room, living area.

The unit is serviced daily excepting for the cutlery and crockery.

16 DSTV channels are on offer (M-Net, Kyk-Net, Movie Magic, cartoons and Supersport options are available) as well as a braai area. Ceiling fans and wall heaters are provided in all rooms.

All units are non smoking facilities.

Chalet 2
(Accommodates up 6 adults privately with a sleeper couch option in the lounge area), three bedrooms (1x double bed, 4x singles, and linen), bathroom (bath and shower, toilet, basin, towels, seperate toilet as well), kitchen (three plate stove, microwave oven, fridge, crockery and cutlery), living room (1x sleeper couch, linen), dinning area.(Provide own swimming towels). 2 children can be accommodated on the sleeper couch in the lounge.

16 DSTV channels (M-Net, Kyk-Net, Movie Magic, cartoons and Supersport options are available) and a braai area is provided.

The unit is serviced daily excepting for the cutlery and crockery. All rooms have ceiling fans and wall heaters.

All units are non smoking facilities.

Drakensburg/Tulbach
Drakensburg (CI Parkhome)/ Tulbach (Brick & mortar): (Accommodates up to 4 adults privately with a sleeper couch option in the lounge area), two bedrooms (1x double bed, 2x single beds and linen), bathroom (bath & shower, toilet, basin, towels), living area (sleeper couch, linen), kitchen (three plate stove with oven, microwave oven, fridge, cutlery and crockery). (Provide own swimming towels please). 2 children can be accommodated on the sleeper couch in the lounge.

16 DSTV channesl available (M-Net, Kyk-Net, Movie Magic, cartoons as well as Supersport options are available)as well as a braai area.

Drakensburg - CI park-home.

Desk fans and oil heater available in the unit.

Tulbach -brick building toilet, shower and bath seperate, ceiling- fans and wall heaters in rooms. Kitchen, fully equipped. 1x double bed, 2 x single beds, sleeper couch in lounge. Linen provided ,supply own swimming towels.

All units are non smoking facilities.

Units are serviced daily excepting for crockery & cutlery.

Plettenburg
Plettenburg (CI Parkhome): (Accommodates 2 adults, 2 small children privately), two bedroom (1x double bed, 1x double bunk (Small) and linen), bathroom (shower only, toilet, basin and towels), kitchen (three plate stove with oven, fridge, cutlery and crockery) microwave oven supplied, living area (two sleeper couches with linen). (Provide own swimming towels please). Can accommodate another 2 persons on sleeper couch in lounge.

CI park-homes - on river. Desk fans and oil heater.

16 DSTV channels (M-Net, Kyk-Net, Movie Magic, cartoons as well as Supersport options available) as well as braai area.

Serviced daily excepting for cutlery and crockery.

All units are non smoking facilities.

Cottage
(Accommodates 2 adults privately and 2 more with the sleeper couch option in the lounge), one bedroom (double bed, linen), living area (1x double sleeper couch, linen), bathroom (bath & shower, toilet, basin, towels), kitchen (three plate stove with oven, fridge, crockery and cutlery) microwave oven supplied. (Provide own swimming towels please)

16 DSTV channesl (M-Net, Kyk-Net, Movie Magic, cartoons as well Supersport options are available) on TV as well as braai area.

Ceiling fans in room as well as wall mounted heaters.

Serviced excluding cutlery and crockery.

All units are non smoking facilities.

Mini Plettenburg:
Mini Plettenburg (CI Parkhome): (Accommodates 2 adults privately, with a sleeper couch option for 2 children in the lounge), one bedroom (double bed, linen), living area (2x single sleeper couch, linen), bathroom (shower only, toilet, basin, towels), kitchen, (three plate stove with oven, fridge, crockery and cutlery) microwave oven supplied. (Provide own swimming towels please.) CI park-home. 16 DSTV channels M-Net, Kyk-Net, Movie Magic, cartoons as well as Supersport options are available) as well as braai area. Serviced daily excepting for cutlery and crockery. Desk fan and oil heater.

Cabana
(Accommodates 2 adults, 2 small children), open plan bachelor flat, (1x double bed or 2x single beds, 1x sleeper couch with linen), bathroom (shower, toilet, basin, bath towels), kitchenette (three plate stove with oven, microwave oven, fridge, cutlery and crockery). (Provide own swimming towels please.) The units are in blocks of four, back to back. Ceiling fan, and oil heater supplied.
16 DSTV channels (M-Net, Kyk-Net, Movie Magic, cartoons and Supersport options are available) and a braai.

Serviced daily excepting for cutlery and crockery.

Caravan and Camping
(maximum 8 persons and 1 vehicles per site. Our tariffs are based on the amount of people and therefore no extra charge for an extra site) level sites, all with 15amp three-pin plug, braai / BBQ (supply your own grid (+/- 600mm) , as well as TV antenna or dish). Four large ablution facilities, three sculleries, coin operated laundromat as well as a chemical disposal dump are provided on site.

The sites are a minimum of 10m x 10m in size, level, grassed and shady. Sites are not allocated but work on a first come first serve basis.

Sites are charged per person, with an emphasis on space, no charge for extra sites. Each tent and caravan should have their own power point and space to enjoy the freedom of the area.

The recommended procedure is to reserve one site per vehicle and for one tent or caravan, then you can relax in your own space. No crowding! 180 caravan and camping sites available.

Due to the fact that Merry Pebbles is a graded establishment no contractors, permanent, long term stay or labourers will be accommodated only bona fide recreational travellers are permitted.

Old age pensioners, CCSA as well as AA members are eligable for a discount during certain periods of stay.

Facilities at Merry Pebbles Holiday Resort:
- Restaurant
- Conference Facilities

Nearby Attractions:
Kruger National Park
The world-renowned Kruger National Park offers a wildlife experience that ranks with the best in Africa. Established in 1898 to protect the wildlife of the South African Lowveld, this national park of nearly 2 million hectares, SANParks - Kruger National Park is unrivalled in the diversity of its life forms and a world leader in advanced environmental management techniques and policies.

Truly the flagship of the South African national parks, Kruger is home to an impressive number of species: 336 trees, 49 fish, 34 amphibians - , 114 reptiles, 507 birds and 147 mammals. Man`s interaction with the Lowveld environment over many centuries - from bushman rock paintings to majestic archaeological sites like Masorini and Thulamela - is very evident in the Kruger National Park. These treasures represent the cultures, persons and events that played a role in the history of the Kruger National Park and are conserved along with the park`s natural assets.

Sabie Brewing Company
Located in a roadside heritage building, the Sabie Brewing Company is dedicated to creating the finest hand-crafted beers, complemented by delicious food – all made and delivered by local people with a thirst for perfection.

- Beer
- Tasting and Tours

We offer tours of the microbrewery, as well as tastings of the fine selection of hand-crafted beers. Decide on your favourite and relax with a pint and enjoy the views of the spectacular mountains surrounding the town of Sabie.

The Restaurant:
The menu incorporates and complements the beer. The food is locally-sourced from the town of Sabie, from the goat’s milk cheese, to the vegetables and greens, with freshly-baked bread made with grist (the spent malt (grains) used in making beer.
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Facilities & Services:

  • Children under 12 years
  • Elderly
  • Laundry Service
  • Other
  • Conference facilities
  • Other
  • Team Building
  • Self-Braai / Barbecue
  • Dining room
  • Other
  • Bar on the Premises
  • Restaurant
  • Fireplace on the Premises
  • Other
  • Garden
  • Parking (off-street - covered)
  • English
  • Other Language
  • Bowls
  • Mini Golf
  • Hiking / Walking Trails
  • Squash
  • Communal Television
  • Swimming Pool
  • Communal Satellite TV
  • Playground
  • Tennis Court
  • Trampoline
  • Other


Merry Pebbles Holiday Resort Activities:

- Birdwatching
- Tubing
- Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Hiking
- Heated Pool
- Games Room

Merry Pebbles Holiday Resort Map:

Health & Climate:

No malaria
No bilharzia

Merry Pebbles Holiday Resort Guest Reviews

Average Guest Rating: 
  4.3 out of 5 based on 7 reviews. - View all Guest Reviews


Beautifull place, frendly staff, kids just love it. A place to return over and over.
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 Reviewed by Rui Pereira over a year ago

Excellent place for a holiday. Peaceful and relaxing. My second visit to Merry Pebbles. Central to the Falls. Highly recommended.
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 Reviewed by Mohammed Cassim over a year ago

We found our stay amazing, it was very relaxing and quiet, something we look forward to because of the noise from the city.
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 Reviewed by Celeste Maher over a year ago

The cabana was clean but required some maintenance. The main bed was very hard to sleep on. The rest of the establishment was good, with ample facilities.
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 Reviewed by Charles Smit over a year ago

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