The Drakensberg Sun Resort is a relaxing retreat in the Drakensberg Mountains and one of South Africa’s most popular and well-loved rural hotel retreats, situated in the middle of the spectacular Drakensberg mountains. Our Drakensberg resort, surrounded by the picturesque Cathkin Park range, is a tranquil venue for family vacations, corporate gatherings, or a romantic getaway.
A total of 78 elegantly appointed en-suite hotel rooms are available for guests. From the comfort of our Standard Rooms to the opulence of our Presidential Suite, the décor is inspired by the natural beauty of the surroundings and is enhanced by breathtaking vistas. The resort’s 30 self-catering mountain and lake view chalets are fully equipped with a fireplace, braai area, and relaxing lounge for a memorable Drakensberg vacation for timeshare owners.
Spend your days hiking, horseback riding, fishing, lounging by the pool, or relaxing in our eco-friendly spa, all while being surrounded by gorgeous scenery. The Drakensberg Sun Resort has a private lake for canoeing, tennis courts, and children’s play areas, as well as limitless free WiFi and other amenities. Join us at Lakeview restaurant for a substantial home-style buffet, or at the Grotto bar for a fireside drink.
With a skilled crew, well-equipped venues, and a comprehensive range of activities for single-day or multi-day meetings and excursions, the resort is also an excellent choice for corporate gatherings and team development. Private boardrooms, big seminar halls with seating for up to 250 people, and the option of having a lakeside outdoor event are among the options.
Accommodation at Drakensberg Sun Resort
The Drakensberg Sun Resort offers comfortable, restful, and soothing accommodations. Our rooms and suites are fully prepared to make you feel at home, whether you’re here to explore the surrounding natural wonders of the Central Drakensberg, for a team-building retreat, or to enjoy a family holiday.
Our hotel rooms are built for your pleasure, with comfy beds, décor that complements the natural environment, and stunning views of the Cathkin Park mountains and our vast gardens. All 78 hotel rooms are well-appointed and en-suite, whether you choose Standard, Superior, Executive, or Presidential. Free uncapped WiFi, air conditioning, a fridge, in-room tea and coffee facilities, DStv, and other amenities are available in the rooms. Dinner, bed and breakfast are included in the rates, and minors under the age of 18 stay and eat breakfast for free.
Members of the Southern Sun Resorts timeshare programme, one of the country’s biggest holiday ownership clubs, can stay in the resort’s 30 self-catering chalets. The resort’s two to six-sleeper chalets are well equipped and situated with the best lake or mountain views for a pleasant break in the ‘Berg. Each chalet features its own braai area, a full kitchen, a peaceful sitting area, and an interior fireplace, while the hotel’s timeshare holiday flats mix the finest of self-catering with hotel convenience.
The Drakensberg Sun Resort is ideal for all types of family holidays, corporate events, and adventures in the gorgeous Central Drakensberg, from canoeing on our lake to hosting a team-building weekend, and from a couple’s spa treatment to horseback riding with the kids. Stay connected with unrestricted WiFi, dine in style in the restaurant, unwind in front of the fire in the bar, hold memorable events in our venues, or explore the Berg with a variety of sports and wild-adventure activities.
Some services or facilities may have additional charges that are the responsibility of the guest.
Drakensberg Sun Resort Restaurant
Traditional, home-style buffet breakfasts and dinners are served at the Drakensberg Sun Resort near Winterton’s Lakeview Restaurant.
The restaurant’s chefs are on hand at live cooking stations to prepare fresh meals, in addition to a complete buffet display. Enjoy a custom-made omelette for breakfast and freshly caught local trout grilled to perfection for dinner. The carvery menu features a variety of delectable roast cuts served with your favourite sides and delectable desserts to round out the meal.
Breakfast is served from 7 am to 10am, and dinner is served from 4pm to 10pm.
For anyone planning a private dinner event in the Central Drakensberg, we also offer group rentals. Our goal is to make every meal a memorable affair, whether it’s a business luncheon, a casual supper, or a celebratory event.
The Grotto Bar
Throughout the day, the Grotto Bar and Lounge is a great place to unwind with a drink. On a bright afternoon, enjoy the mountain views from the deck with a cocktail or a soft drink, or a glass of wine or whisky beside the cosy lounge fireplace on a chilly winters evening.
Grotto Bar is a pleasant and relaxing area with a bar menu stocked with South African wines, beers, warming spirits, and soft drinks, whether you want to relax with a book in one of the armchairs, catch up with colleagues by the bar, or watch the game on the big screen.
The bar’s outside deck, which is designed around the natural elements of the surrounding area, is open till late and provides an unparalleled experience beneath the starry night sky.
Spoilt-Green Eco Spa
The Spoilt Green Eco-Spa at the Drakensberg Sun Resort offers treatments for the whole family, as well as a range of award-winning organic products and a magnificent Champagne Valley location.
The Spoilt Green Eco-Spa turns a day at the spa into a family outing, with everything from kid-friendly mini treatments to couples’ spa packages. The Esse Organic Skincare Collection is used in treatments to preserve and beautify your skin while also being environmentally friendly.
In one of the spa’s three relaxing treatment rooms, choose from a variety of massages, full-body skincare, facials, manicures, and pedicures. For a festive spa experience, spa packages combine some of the most popular massages and aesthetic treatments with high-tea cakes and sparkling wine.
Spoilt Green Eco-Spa is the best place for rejuvenation in the Drakensberg. It is calm, tranquil, and gorgeous.