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  • Accommodation Type: Hotel
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  • Check-in: 2:00 PM Check-out: 10:00 AM
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Situated in the heart of the magnificent Drakensberg mountains, the Drakensberg Sun Resort is one of the world’s most scenic holiday destinations.  This family-friendly Drakensberg resort is the perfect place from which to explore the region’s many fascinating attractions – or simply to relax and unwind in one of South Africa’s most picturesque settings.

The resort offers guests a choice of 78 beautifully furnished en-suite rooms.  Accommodation options at the resort include Standard Rooms, Superior Rooms, Executive Rooms, and the luxurious Presidential Suite.  The resort’s rooms echo the natural splendour of the surrounding forests and mountains, and provide spectacular views of the Cathkin Peak area.

In addition to being a sublime holiday destination, the resort is well suited for corporate activities from team building in the mountains to conferences in relaxing surroundings.  The hotel offers professionally managed conferencing facilities suitable for all types of events.

For even more comfort the resort features a spa, beautiful pool, restaurant offering delicious fresh cuisine, and outdoor adventure activities amidst the lakes, mountains and ancient forests of the Drakensberg.

Breath-taking views, utter tranquility, and the joy of discovering one of the world’s most spectacular destinations – Drakensberg Sun Resort has something for everyone.

Facilities and Services:
-  Baby cots
-  Baby-sitting
-  Bowling Greens
-  Croquet
-  Daily entertainment program 
-  Gift Shop
-  Highchairs
-  Horse Riding
-  Hospitality Lounge
-  Ice on request 
-  In-room dining
-  Kids entertainment program on weekends and school holidays
-  Kiddies entertainment centre
-  Kiddies dining area with television
-  Late check-out available on request
-  Laundry Service
-  Leisure Desk
-  Mountain Bike Rental
-  Open parking
-  Outdoor Pool
-  Paintball
-  Pets - only guide dogs permitted on request
-  Pitch and Putt
-  Restaurant
-  Rowing Boats an Canoes
-  Squash and Tennis Courts
-  Volleyball Court
-  Wake-up Calls
-  Free WiFi

Lakeview Restaurant and Bar:
Stylish dining, a large variety of family favourites and traditional country dishes, and something to suit every taste – our Drakensberg restaurant is equipped to cater to all requirements.

In addition to family meals and restaurant specialties, we are also able to cater to group bookings for business meetings, special occasions, and events.

At the Drakensberg Sun Resort restaurant, guests can enjoy high quality dining, with the emphasis on variety, and fresh, wholesome meals.

For cocktails, drinks, or simply the opportunity to relax, socialise, and spend quality time with family and friends, our Grotto Bar is an ideal choice - the perfect setting for after-dinner drinks in a setting that is tranquil and restful.

Conference Facilities:
Our conference facilities are ideally equipped to offer private, serviced meetings, conferences and events in the Central Drakensberg.  A daily fee is levied, which includes venue hire, standard conference equipment and refreshments.

The added value of a pristine natural setting means that attendees are also able to relax in an atmosphere of ease and comfort, while focusing on the tasks at hand with energy and enthusiasm.  The setting is perfect for team building events with a difference.  Whether you want to bond with the team on a weekend escape or team building excursions during the week, we can help you plan and facilitate.

Our conferencing rooms can accommodate between 15 and 250 people, and are suitable for team building events, corporate getaways, strategy sessions, product launches, and more.  In addition, we can also facilitate outdoor conferencing, where up to 100 attendees can be seated near our natural lake, for an unforgettable outdoor experience.

Terms And Conditions:

All rates are quoted in South African Rand and include Value Added Tax (VAT) at the prevailing rate. Rates exclude 1% Tourism Levy charged per night, per room. Unless indicated otherwise.

Due to the Immigration Amendment Act no.19 of 2004, positive personal identification will be required at the time of making your booking or upon check-in. A valid Passport or an ID Document will be acceptable.


The resort itself is situated in Cathkin Park part of the Drakensberg mountains – an area that inspires exploration, and is famed for its heritage, art, culture and food, all showcased in an idyllic country setting.

From trout fishing in crystal clear rivers to horse riding through Cathkin Park, there is something for everyone at our resort.  Nearby attractions include the Drakensberg Canopy Tour, where visitors can explore forests by zip line, as well as several routes which showcase the Boer War battlefields.

Facilities & Services available:
Children under 12 years
Honeymoon Couples
Babysitting Service
Laundry Service
Ironing Service
24-Hour Room Service
Special Meals on Request
Conference facilities
Team Building
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Cots available
Curio Shop
Fax & Photocopy Machine
Fireplace on the Premises
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - open)
Tourism Information Desk
Communal Satellite TV
Games Room
Hiking / Walking Trails
Horse Riding
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court

Drakensberg Sun Resort is a Hotel in Winterton KwaZulu-Natal South Africa
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Children Policy

Children under 18 (maximum 2) stay and eat breakfast free in hotel owned restaurants when sharing with their parents where family rooms are available.  This excludes the Drakensberg Sun where kids stay and eat breakfast free, dinner will be charged.

Rooms and Units Available at Drakensberg Sun Resort

Accommodation at Drakensberg Sun Resort is comfortable, restful, and relaxing.  Our central Drakensberg accommodation is suited to your every need. Rooms are fully equipped with all the amenities required to make you feel right at home.

Our rooms offer spectacular views of the stunning gardens and magnificent Cathkin Peak and surrounding mountains.  The accommodation is tastefully furnished, with stylish rustic décor that reflects the natural setting, creating an atmosphere of calm relaxation and rejuvenation.

Rooms are available in Standard, Superior, and Executive format, in addition to a Presidential Suite.

Smoking rooms are also available upon request.  Rates include Dinner, Bed & Breakfast. Kids under 18 stay and eat breakfast free.

Luxury Double En Suites

The hotel’s 78 well-appointed en-suite rooms provide guests with a host of amenities such as 500 mb free WiFi per room per day, air conditioning, a fridge, in-room tea and coffee facilities, DStv, and more.

Amount of similar units: 78
Sleeps 2 Adults and 2 children

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