Overview


Nestled at the foot of the majestic Southern Drakensberg mountains, surrounded by shady trees and meandering streams . Ambleside is a truly magnificent berg experience. The property boasts an elevated position on a 10 acre estate with amazing views of both Rhino and Garden Castle. Wander down pathways and discover mountain pools and bushman caves, the Drakensberg at it's best. Safe, comfortable and restful. Peace and luxury for the whole family. Ambleside offers two self catering options, The Cottage and The Lodge. Both are very private and enjoy their own braai and entertainment areas, gardens and places to relax in.

When staying at Ambleside you can enjoy:

  • A stocked trout dam for fishing, swimming and tea and scones or a sun downer under the gazebo.
  • Day hikes from Ambleside including to '3 Pools' (45 mins) and bushman paintings an hours easy walk.
  • Badminton
  • Many games for chilly nights in
  • Both houses serviced daily
  • Washing machines in both houses
  • Towels and linen provided
  • Modern well equipped kitchens
  • Top quality beds (everyone remarks on how well they sleep at Ambleside)
  • Fireplaces in both houses
  • Dstv with full bouquet packages
  • Sani pass for your 4 x 4 experience to Lesotho one hour away
  • Free entrance to the Drakensberg Gardens Hotel (3KM), where you can enjoy golf at resident's rates, a health spa, beauty clinic and many restaurants.
  • 2 country supermarkets within 3 km

The Lodge

Probably the most luxurious self catering on offer in the Drakensberg. Built a few years ago with no expense spared. From the designer kitchen with integrated appliances, to the 'Out of Africa' verandah with 360 degree views, The Lodge is your most elegant accommodation possible, definitely suited to the executive needing to relax. The accommodation sleeps up to 6 people. Wooden floors in the lounge/ diningroom area, a Scandinavian fireplace, hand made linen, a sound system from the verandahs to the main bedroom and en suite, a small gym with treadmill and a complete indigenous garden are only some of the aspects that make The Lodge so special.

The accommodation offers:

  • Main bedroom with king size bed, en suite bathroom with separate large shower and large jacuzzi bath.
  • 2nd bedroom en suite with queen size bed.
  • 3rd bedroom with 2 x single beds - separate bathroom

The Cottage

A thatched, picture postcard retreat, with a lovely homely feel. Refurbished recently to provide modern comforts with the berg feel. The cottage sleeps up to 10. It has a lovely lounge with cosy fireplace and comfortable furniture. Off the diningroom is an undercover verandah with a weber braai and outdoor furniture. The renovated kitchen is extremely well equipped with gas/electric stove and oven, and plenty of cupboard space

The layout of the Cottage is:

  • Main bedroom with queen size bed.
  • 2nd bedroom with 2 single beds.
  • 3rd bedroom with 2 sets of bunk beds - sleeps 4.
  • 2 bathrooms.
  • Separate cottage en suite with 2 single beds.
  • 10 guests can be comfortably accommodated.
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Contact Details

Mobile: +27-82-5720572
Email: ambleside.sca@gmail.com

Location

Drakensberg Gardens Road
Drakensberg Gardens
KwaZulu-Natal
South Africa

Rates


 PeakWeekendMidweek
Cottage (Couple)
Minimum Stay1 Night1 Night3 Nights
Per Person SharingR350.00R225.00R150.00
Per UnitR700.00R450.00R300.00
Cottage (Family)
Minimum Stay1 Night1 Night3 Nights
Per Person SharingR350.00R225.00R150.00
Per UnitR1400.00R900.00R600.00
Lodge
Minimum Stay1 Night1 Night1 Night
Per Person SharingR450.00R300.00R300.00
Per UnitR1800.00R1200.00R1200.00
 
Peak
1 January 2016 to 10 January 2016
25 March 2016 to 28 March 2016
15 December 2016 to 31 December 2016

Weekend
11 January 2016 to 12 January 2016
15 January 2016 to 17 January 2016
22 January 2016 to 24 January 2016
29 January 2016 to 31 January 2016
5 February 2016 to 7 February 2016
12 February 2016 to 14 February 2016
19 February 2016 to 21 February 2016
26 February 2016 to 28 February 2016
4 March 2016 to 6 March 2016
11 March 2016 to 13 March 2016
18 March 2016 to 24 March 2016
29 March 2016 to 4 April 2016
8 April 2016 to 10 April 2016
15 April 2016 to 17 April 2016
22 April 2016 to 2 May 2016
6 May 2016 to 8 May 2016
13 May 2016 to 15 May 2016
20 May 2016 to 22 May 2016
27 May 2016 to 29 May 2016
4 June 2016 to 5 June 2016
10 June 2016 to 12 June 2016
16 June 2016 to 19 June 2016
24 June 2016 to 17 July 2016
22 July 2016 to 24 July 2016
29 July 2016 to 31 July 2016
5 August 2016 to 9 August 2016
12 August 2016 to 14 August 2016
19 August 2016 to 21 August 2016
26 August 2016 to 28 August 2016
2 September 2016 to 4 September 2016
9 September 2016 to 11 September 2016
16 September 2016 to 18 September 2016
23 September 2016 to 25 September 2016
30 September 2016 to 9 October 2016
14 October 2016 to 16 October 2016
21 October 2016 to 23 October 2016
28 October 2016 to 30 October 2016
4 November 2016 to 6 November 2016
11 November 2016 to 13 November 2016
18 November 2016 to 20 November 2016
25 November 2016 to 27 November 2016
2 December 2016 to 4 December 2016
8 December 2016 to 14 December 2016

Midweek
13 January 2016 to 14 January 2016
18 January 2016 to 21 January 2016
25 January 2016 to 28 January 2016
1 February 2016 to 4 February 2016
8 February 2016 to 11 February 2016
15 February 2016 to 18 February 2016
22 February 2016 to 25 February 2016
29 February 2016 to 3 March 2016
7 March 2016 to 10 March 2016
14 March 2016 to 17 March 2016
5 April 2016 to 7 April 2016
11 April 2016 to 14 April 2016
18 April 2016 to 21 April 2016
3 May 2016 to 5 May 2016
9 May 2016 to 12 May 2016
16 May 2016 to 19 May 2016
23 May 2016 to 26 May 2016
30 May 2016 to 3 June 2016
6 June 2016 to 9 June 2016
13 June 2016 to 15 June 2016
20 June 2016 to 23 June 2016
18 July 2016 to 21 July 2016
25 July 2016 to 28 July 2016
1 August 2016 to 4 August 2016
10 August 2016 to 11 August 2016
15 August 2016 to 18 August 2016
22 August 2016 to 25 August 2016
29 August 2016 to 1 September 2016
5 September 2016 to 8 September 2016
12 September 2016 to 15 September 2016
19 September 2016 to 22 September 2016
26 September 2016 to 29 September 2016
10 October 2016 to 13 October 2016
17 October 2016 to 20 October 2016
24 October 2016 to 27 October 2016
31 October 2016 to 3 November 2016
7 November 2016 to 10 November 2016
14 November 2016 to 17 November 2016
21 November 2016 to 24 November 2016
28 November 2016 to 1 December 2016
5 December 2016 to 7 December 2016


Rates are subject to change without notice.

Arrival 14:00
Departure 11:00



Rates are subject to change without notice.

1. Peak Season
a. Deposit will be forfeited in full in all circumstances!
2. Normal Season
a. Deposits for cancellations received earlier than 30 days prior to booked dates will be refunded in full.
b. Deposits for cancellations received within 30 days and 15 days prior to booked dates will receive a 50% refund.
c. Deposit will be forfeited in full for cancellations within 14 days prior to booked dates.



Rates are subject to change without notice.

1. Our rates are calculated as the greater of:
a. Minimum rate per unit or
b. number of people x rate per person
2. Childrens Rates:
a. Children under 2 stay free
b. Children between 2 and 12 at 50% of Adult Rate
3. 50% of total bill is required as a deposit to secure your booking.
4. The balance is due by the date of your arrival.
5. All payments are by direct deposit or internet transfer.



Rates are subject to change without notice.

No Smoking inside buildings
No Pets allowed



Rates are subject to change without notice.