About Drakensberg Sun Resort
The Drakensberg Sun Resort is situated high in the dramatic landscape of the Cathkin Peak area of the Drakensberg Mountains of South Africa from where magnificent views and fresh mountain air can be enjoyed.
Extensive use of natural materials, polished wood and rich earthy colours make the Drakensberg Sun Resort in KwaZulu Natal a comfortable and relaxing outdoor resort set in beautiful natural surroundings. The restaurant overlooks the resort's private lake and provides guests with a sumptuous buffet. Light snacks and drinks are available on the Terrace throughout the day.
The Drakensberg Sun Resort provides a wide range of activities such as boating, sundowner cruises on the lake, pitch & putt, tennis, squash, volleyball, as well as spectacular mountain hikes, guided walks, mountain biking, golfing on the Champagne Sports Golf Course which is situated nearby. Furthermore, the Drakensberg Sun Resort features two outdoor swimming pools.
The Drakensberg Sun Resort offers a total of 78 rooms. The following soft refurbishments have been carried out recently to enhance guests stay at this resort:
New TV cabinets
New bedside lamps, standing lamps and reading lamps
New Scatter pillows on beds and on dresser table chairs
New sleeper coaches in family rooms
New wingback chairs in family and executive rooms
New blankets which replace throws at foot of beds.
The Lakeview Restaurant serves breakfast from 07h00 to 10h30 daily where guests will find a continental spread with croissants, danishes, cold cuts, yoghurts, cereals and cold fish dishes. Guests may choose from a selection of juices or squeeze the freshest juice from ripe oranges or grapefruits, omelettes, fried eggs, scrambled eggs or poached eggs are also available. Breakfast can be enjoyed on the resorts terrace, being surrounded by indigenous, landscaped gardens and looking over the private lake of the resort.
Dinner is a delightful feast of favourites featuring salads, a roast, casseroles, curries, vegetarian selections and the famous trout cooking station, complemented by delicious desserts.
Sport and Leisure facilities
2 Outdoor swimming pools
1 Squash court
2 Tennis courts
Rowing boats & canoes at Lake Nkwanki lifejackets provided
2 Bowling greens
Pitch & Putt (6 holes)
Kiddies movies room
Mountain bike rental is available
Mountain boarding on request
Paintball on request
Treatment room offering limited massages and beauty treatments, subject to availability
Games Room with pool table & arcade games
Ellas gift shop
Laundry / valet service
Fighting Trout Bar
Safety deposit box
Lakeview Restaurant & Terrace
PC / printer service
High speed Internet access
Telkom T-zone internet access
Self service workstation with internet connectivity
Conference and meetings
The Drakensberg Sun offers state of the art conferences facilities and caters for various conference and meeting requirements such as seminars and private dinner functions. Taylor-made packages and menus are available as well as fully inclusive conference packages, day conference packages and leisure packages.
Standard Conference Equipment:
Pens and notepads
In-House PA system
Additional conference venues:
1 Boardroom seating up to 10 delegates
Outdoor conferencing or breakaway sessions on bean bags next to the Lake (maximum 100 delegates) surcharge applies
Babysitting on request
Special childrens programmes during weekends and school holidays
Games room with table tennis, arcade games and pool table
Kiddies movie room
attractions and activities
Drakensberg Boys Choir
Thokozisa Lifestyle Centre
El Mirrodoor Airstrip (Dragon Peaks, 8km)
Champagne Sports Resort Golf Course (7km)
KwaZulu Weavers and candles
Scrumpy Jacks (honey products & educational Bee tours)
Falcon Ridge Bird of Prey Centre
Four Rivers Adventures
Valley Bakery, Tea Garden & Art Gallery
Ardmore Ceramic Art Studio