Ihophe Cottage Champagne Valley Self Catering - Drakensberg

Ihophe Cottage

Self Catering at Champagne Valley, Central Drakensberg, 3340, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. Show on Map

About Ihophe Cottage

Nestled in the peaceful Champagne Valley of the Central Drakensberg in KwaZulu Natal you will find Ihophe ("Turtle Dove") Cottage. The double storey thatched cottage boasts unrestricted views of Champagne Castle, Cathkin Peak, Dragons Back and Sterkhorn, second to none.


The cottage sleeps six people in three bedrooms (one has a double bed) and has two bathrooms.

The kitchen is well equipped including stove and microwave oven.The comfortable lounge has a TV. Please bring your own Smartcard for DSTV.

There is a braai for those summer evenings or wintery afternoons.

Please no smoking in the cottage.

Attractions & Activities

Bushmen painting caves are not far away, or major hikes starting from close-by Monks Cowl Parks Board Station.

A falconry farm is close by with regular displays and trout fishing at the Bell Park Dam. Several good restaurants are in the valley as well as a number of interesting curio shops, boasting among other things candle-making and rug weaving. Helicopter flights are also available.

An 18 hole golf course is situated at the Sports & Racket Hotel.
The world famous Drakensberg Boys' Choir is a stones throw away. Regular concerts are held each Wednesday evening in the school auditorium during term.

Enjoy the complete peace of the moody mountains, the brilliant starry skies at night, wonderful bird-life, summer storms and winter snows. Why not pay a visit to this beautiful World Heritage Site - the Drakensberg, a holiday memory to last all your life!

Children 13 years and older are welcome.
No smoking in the cottage, please.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom (shared)
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Heater(s)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Reception (24 hours)
  • Smoking: none indoors

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)

Price Range
Available on request

Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -29.027294999333332
Longitude: 29.43623194411111

Children policy
Children 13 years and older are welcome.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 15h18
Check-out by 09h10

Exceptions to check-in/out times for international guests may be arranged, please enquire.

Listed on SA-Venues.com
March 2007 - 8 Reviews

Travellers' Reviews

Breath Taking ! Never knew places like this existed. Warm days and cold nights. The views are Magnificent !! The cottage is cosy and everything one will...

Samantha, Mount Edgecombe

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Payment Methods accepted at the establishment

Credit cards are not accepted at the establishment. EFT payments only, at this time.

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