Twin Springs is an idyllic and relaxing getaway in the heart of the Southern Drakensberg Mountains, which is away from the hustle and bustle of the city, yet close enough to all the amenities of the small towns of Underberg and Himeville.
Enjoy the tranquility of our 14 hectares of pure spring water dams and river.
All cottages are comfortably apportioned, fully equipped, and serviced from Monday to Sunday. None of the cottages have got TV or radio with the exception of Lilly, but you would have to bring your own DSTV decoder.
However each cottage is fitted with a satellite dish, please bring your own TV and decoder with relevant cords.
Enjoy nature walks that are suitable for the fit and not so fit. Try to spot the elusive birds that make those beautiful calls. Fly fish in any of our three well stock dams or enjoy horse riding into the Lesotho Mountains.
Have a picnic alongside one of the springs or streams and listen to them gurgling and chortling away. Take a tour up Sani Pass (remember your passport) or just sit and relax by the fireplace at night. See the stars at night as never seen before in the city.
Our lounges are warmed by a fireplace’s, that has been installed especially for those cold winter "berg evenings", that is so peaceful & romantic. Come and see for yourself.
During the hot summer months enjoy canoeing on one of our dams or cascading down the crystal clear Umzimkulu River. Twin Springs a place to completely relax, hang out and enjoy nature at it`s best.
Trout or Bass fishing in any of our 3 dams which are well stocked, or take a walk along our trails into the countryside. Golf can be played at the Underberg Country Club or Drakensberg Gardens Resort. Enjoy horse riding, river tubing, Canoeing, Tours into Lesotho, up Sani Pass (remember your passports for children as well!) or just relax on the veranda, stargazing. See the stars as never seen before in the city.Accommodation:
Feather cottage (4)
This is a brand new 2 bedroom cottage with double bed in main room and 1 bunk bed in spare room. All beds have electric blankets. Great views of the dams and mountains with open plan lounge, dinning room and kitchen.
A lovely fire place with a cozy veranda area. The cottage does not have tv or radio.
Pigeon cottage (4)
It is a cozy, peaceful 1 bedroom, self catering cottage which can sleep up to 4 guests. Main bedroom has a double bed (with electric blanket) en-suite bathroom. Cozy fire place in the lounge area. Kitchen (fully equipped), lounge, & dining area all open plan Double sleeper couch in the lounge area.
With 2 window seats that can be converted into beds as well. Barbeque facilities on the verandah.
The cottage does not have tv or radio however the cottage is fitted with a satellite dish, please bring your own tv and decoder with relevant cords.
Lilly cottage (8)
A beautiful spacious 3 bedroom cottage, main bedroom has a double bed with bathroom en-suite, second bedroom has 2 single beds, third bedroom has 2 bunk-beds (all beds have electric blankets), open plan living area with fire place, fully equipped kitchen, 1 x separate bathroom/shower & toilet, huge veranda to relax on.
The cottage does not have radio, however it is fitted with a satellite dish and has got a tv, please bring your own decoder with relevant cords.
Chalets may be occupied at 14H00 on the day of arrival and must be vacated by 10H00 on the day of departure.
ALL WE ASK YOU TO BRING ARE BATH & SWIMMING TOWELS, as we are a self catering estalishment please ensure you bring all the necessary i.e. shampoo, soap etc.
Please advise your time of arrival so that we can advise Joseph and Marriot when to expect you, they will meet you at Twin Springs with the keys to your cottage.
Twin Springs Activities:
- Trip Up Sani Pass (remember passports) (the border posts on either side close at 16:00pm)
- Mountain Biking (bikes can be hired nearby)
- River & Dam Tubing & Canoeing
- Trout Fishing River & Dam
- Hiking & Walking
- Horse Riding
- Squash & Tennis
- 4 x 4 Trails
- Balloon Trips
- Quad Biking
- Train Trips
World heritage site:
Fauna & Flora / San Rock Art
The enchanted neighbourhood:
Underberg Cheesery / Animal Farm - Pucketty Farm / The Underberg Studio / Health & Herb Shop / Himeville Museum / Art Galleries / Spa Therapist / Art In The Avenue – Pucketty Farm / Centocow Mission Station / Chapter Two (Book Shop) / Hazeldene Nursery / Reichanau Mission / Marutswa Forest Trail & Board Walk / The Funky Cow /
Restaurant’s in the area:
Temptations / Castleburn Lakeview Restaurant / Moorcraft Manor / Roxies / Mike’s / Glengary Golf Club / Lemon Tree / Underberg Country Club / The Grind / Himeville Arms / Rose & Quail / The Farmhouse Coffee & Craft Shop / Temptations / The Pickle Pot /
If you require more information on any of the above activities please do not hesitate to ask and I will forward the information to you.
Please note that some of these activities do not occur on the property therefore I will refer you to the operator directly if you enquire more information.
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Clothing & Accessories:
All we ask you to bring are bath & swimming towels
Health & Climate:
Please remember to bring something warm - in summer days we have thunderstorms in the afternoon and this can cause the temperature to drop drastically.
The same applies to winter were we can have snow storms as early as March and as late as November.
Everything was clean and welcoming. Log fire inside while it was raining non stop. Very cosy. Beautiful area. We will be back on our road trip next year.
The House is an ideal retreat for those families, groups or friends looking for the perfect peaceful getaway and looking to relax and unwind in natural surrounds whilst waking up to the sound of country living.