Misty Peaks Villa - The imposing peaks of the Kwazulu-Natal midlands gleam like the upright blades of assegais over a blanket of cloud in the light of the morning sun.
In Zulu they are called "uKhahlamba", meaning barrier of spears and are the highest mountains of the "great escarpment" in southern Africa, rising to over 3000 metres in places.
Located on a private eco estate adjacent to the Drakensberg Sun Resort and Hotel in the Champagne Valley – one of the most beautiful of all the Drakensberg mountain valleys. Make your next stay with us for the best possible getaway.
Accommodation at Misty Peaks Villa:
Misty peaks offers you a choice of 3 upmarket, 4 star graded, self catering villas fully equipped with all the comforts to make your stay a truly fantastic and memorable experience.
This luxury 5-bedroom / 4-bathroom villa is situated virtually across the road from the Drakensberg Sun hotel resort and visitors to Misty Peaks are allowed full use of the hotels facilities at no charge. Fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer, patio with built in braai (barbeque), satellite television, comfortable furniture, large fireplace and heaters.
There is sufficient accommodation to sleep 10 people, 4 single beds and 3 queen size.
Plus everything else you could wish for to make your stay as enjoyable and hassle free as possible.
There are numerous activities in the surrounding area to keep you occupied indefinitely or one can simply relax in the garden or at the pool and enjoy the peace and tranquility on offer.
Within easy walking distance of the Drakensberg Sun hotel there is a lake with boating and daily pleasure cruises as well as trout fishing,tennis and squash courts, bowling, swimming pools, video arcade, horse riding, chip and putt golf course. Live music is also provided during season in either the fighting trout pub or the restaurant.
In the nearby vicinity (5 to 10 mins driving) there is a championship golf course at Champagne sports resort, birds of prey demonstrations at Falcon ridge, concerts at the world renowned Drakensberg boys choir school as well as quad biking, microlight flights and a number of shops selling clothing, health products, curios, art and crafts, jewelry and more.
The real reason to visit the Drakensberg mountain range is to enjoy it's natural beauty and to do this one should try to do some hiking. A number of walks each offering there own special scenery have there starting points in Bergview. Some are in age old indigenous forests dotted with streams, waterfalls and pools.
Others are in the open on the grassy plains and display panoramic views of the mountains. No matter which one you do you will not fail to be amazed at how beautiful the area is and understand why it was awarded it's world heritage status. Maps are available detailing the routes as well as caves to overnight in.
There is also an abundance of animal, plant and bird life which attract people to the region. Of the 64 mammal species that occur in the berg 11 are endemic whilst of the 300 recorded bird species, 32 are endemic. There are 48 reptile species ( 25 of them snakes, 23 lizards ) and 26 species of frog.
Shopping in the area includes hand made rugs and carpets, candles, jewelry, art, health products, bakery, farm stall/deli plus many others. The midlands meander route is approx 45 minutes away and is an easy day trip.
- Cancellation 0 to 14 days before date of arrival – visitor forfeits 100% of deposit paid or full quote value (Whichever greater).
- Cancellation 15 to 28 days before date of arrival - visitor forfeits 75 % of deposit paid or 25% of full quote value (Whichever greater).
- Cancellation 29+ days before date of arrival - visitor forfeits 50% of deposit paid or 25% of full quote value (Whichever greater).
Freeway Route from Johannesburg:
Follow he N3 towards Durban until Estcourt when you reach EXIT 194, the R74 / Bergville / Colenso / Greytown glide off.
Turn right over the bridge and proceed for ± 20 kms to Winterton.
Opposite the Engen garage, turn left onto the R600 Central Berg road.
Proceed for ± 13km to the crossroad junction, cross straight over.
Continue for ± 12 km. Pass Champagne Sports Resort on your left-hand side.
Take the next road to the right, sign-posted 'The Drakensberg Sun Resort'.
Travel almost 4km, The Drakensberg Sun Resort is on your right-hand side.
The 'boom' is in front of you.
Tell security guards that you are going to 3 Kiepersol Crescent and show them your confirmation letter. Continue past the boom to the circle.
Turn right at the small circle, into Poplar Drive.
After 0,3km. turn left into Kiepersol Crescent (opposite the Timeshare entrance).
Travel left, clockwise round the crescent,
No. 3 is the second house on the right. You have arrived.