Cosy self-catering cottages with breathtaking Drakensberg mountain views
Ama Casa Self-catering Cottages is set in the Champagne Valley area of the Central Drakensberg Mountains, offering striking panoramic views of the Champagne and Cathkin Peaks. Guests can enjoy a swimming pool on site, while all units boast hot tubs, braai areas, and cosy fireplaces for winter getaways. Ama Casa is a restful breakaway, ideal for adults with children below 13 only allowed providing prior arrangements. The Central Drakensberg area offers a wide range of things to do, from wildlife viewing to spa therapies, and can be explored by traversing the landscapes with horse riding, hiking, mountain biking, ziplining and hot air ballooning activities.
Best time to go to Drakensberg
The KwaZulu-Natal part of the Drakensberg in South Africa experiences a very mild climate. During spring and autumn, Drakensberg’s weather is particularly pleasant. The days are warm and clear, and the nights are cool. However, it can be sweltering in the summer months that run from October through March, reaching temperatures above 30°C and dropping to chilly lows below 0°C. The winter months, running from April to August, are dry with the occasional snowstorm and frost. Ensure that you’re properly equipped if you are hiking in the high mountains.
Self Catering Cottage (6 Sleeper)
The Self Catering Cottage (6 Sleeper), called Sunbird, offers 3 en-suite bedrooms. 2 rooms include queen-sized beds and 1 has 2 single beds. The rooms boast mountain views and the bathrooms have baths and showers. This cottage has a fully-equipped kitchen, a secluded garden courtyard, and a large patio boasting a 6-seater hot tub and a built-in braai.
Self Catering Cottage (2 Sleeper)
The Self Catering Cottage (2 Sleeper), called Hoopoe and Kingfisher respectively, each offer an open-plan area with a king-sized bed as well as lounge, dining and fully-equipped kitchen areas. The en-suite bathroom has a bath and shower, and each cottage has mountain views in addition to an outdoor shower and a private hot tub on the braai patio.