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All the cottages are tastefully decorated and equipped to make your stay as comfortable as possible with en suite rooms and TV. We have braai areas, a pool, and trampoline and a play area for children in a lovely big garden. You can also enjoy good South African home-baked foods at our restaurant ‘The Purple House’

In Room Facilities:
- Bathrooms en-suite
- Braai/BBQ areas
- Open plan lounge/sitting area
- Fireplace
- Kitchen
- Stove
- Microwaves
- TV
- DStv

Establishment Facilities:
- Lapa with built-in braai area
- Swimming pool
- Children’s play area
- Lovely big garden
- Pooltable
- Trampoline
- Restaurant
- Braai/BBQ areas

Area Info:

Winterton is situated in the Central Drakensberg / 2 hours from Durban and 4 hours from Johannesburg.
Mountain meander arts and crafts trail, the delights of the Spioenkop Nature Reserve, farm, battlefields and other historic sites, golf, horse riding, helicopter flights, beauty spas, quad bikes, miniature golf and the world-famous sounds of the Drakensberg Boys Choir school.


- Hiking Trails
- Horse riding
- Helicopter flights
- Mountain climbing
- Fishing
- Golf
- Quad bikes
- River rafting
- Canopy Tours
- Drakensberg Boys Choir
- Arts & Crafts
- Restaurants
- Spioenkop Game Reserve
- The Pig & Plough Farm Shop
- Beauty Spas


Rooms and Units Available:

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom Cottage
This cottage has 1 twin bedroom with TV & DStv (hotel bouquet) & 1 bathroom with shower. There is a fully equipped kitchen & outside braai area.
Sleeps 2 Adults

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom Freestanding Unit
Freestanding unit with 1 bedroom with King size bed, TV & DStv (hotel bouquet) & en-suite bathroom with bath & hand shower. Fully equipped kitchen & outside braai area.
Sleeps 2 Adults

2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom Cottage
This cottage has 2 twin bedrooms & 1 bathroom with shower. There is a fully equipped kitchen & lounge with TV & DStv (hotel bouquet), as well as a fireplace. Outside braai area.
Sleeps 4 Adults

2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Cottage
This cottage has 2 bedrooms (1 room with a double bed & the other room with twin beds, TV & DStv - hotel bouquet) & 2 bathrooms, 1 with a shower & the other with a bath. There is a fully equipped kitchen & an outside braai area.
Sleeps 4 Adults

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom House
3 bedrooms - 1 room with double bed & en-suite bathroom, the other 2 rooms with twin beds sharing a bathroom. Fully equipped kitchen, big lounge with twin beds & sleeper couch, as well as a fireplace & TV with DStv (hotel bouquet). Outside braai area.
Sleeps 8 Adults and 2 children

En-suite Twin Room
Bedroom with twin beds & en-suite bathroom with bath or shower. TV with DStv (hotel bouquet), tea/coffee making facilities.
Amount of similar units: 4
Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Children under 12
Pets only by Arrangement
Ironing Service
Limited Room Service
Special Meals on Request
Conference facilities
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Cots available
Curio Shop
Fireplace on the Premises
Parking (off-street - open)
Tourism Information Desk
DVD and/or VCR
Games Room
Swimming Pool


From Durban:
Along the N3 pass the Shell Ultra City and take the Exit 194 Winterton/Bergville/Colenso glide off. Turn left and proceed to Winterton. Enter the avenue of trees and within the first kilometer, you'll see the Lilac Lodge/Purple House on your right-hand side.

From Johannesburg to Harrismith N3:
Harrismith turn right N5 to Bloemfontein /Bethlehem Proceed 5km turn left to R712 Qwa Qwa Bergville Proceed 10km turn left Bergville / Oliviershoekpass road.

Past Sterkfontein Dam down Oliviershoek pass straight through Bergville to Winterton Pass Engen Garage on left, travel through shopping area, keep on main road Pass Shell Garage on your right. Travel further 200m Lilac Lodge / Purple House (Reception) on left hand side.

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