About Protea Hotel Malaga
Protea Hotel Malaga is situated on the banks of the Elands River, in the foothills of the Drakensberg close to the historic towns of Waterval Onder and Waterval Boven. The tranquil country hotel is ideally located to offer all our visitors an unforgettable Lowveld experience.
We can accommodate up to 104 guests in 52 comfortably furnished rooms that have all the necessary amenities as well as private balconies with stunning views of the beautiful gardens surrounding the hotel.
Room configuration comprises of 2 luxury suites (that can also be used as bridal rooms) with a separate lounge area, 20 standard rooms with king size beds (can be converted to twin configuration) and 30 standard twin rooms. In-room facilities include plush linen, air-conditioning, television with DStv and tea and coffee-making facilities.
The pool and patio area is definitely the focal point of the hotel, surrounded by lush garden and perfect for a sundowner.
Our restaurant offers menus featuring delicious country fare and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Light meals and room service are also available. The bar or lounge area with its fireplace is ideal for a nightcap.
Protea Hotel Malaga has the perfect venues for all your business, conference and seminar needs, two air-conditioned conference rooms that can accommodate between 10 – 200 delegates and an executive boardroom that seats up to 12. Our catering facilities will insure that your conference or seminar is a great success.
Activities and Attractions
The Elands River Falls is one of the highest waterfalls in Mpumalanga and is situated at one of South Africa's top rock climbing destinations. With a plummet of 70m, Elands River Falls is just as scenic as South Africa's highest waterfall, the 90m Lisbon Falls.
Access to the observation platform is through the old NZASM tunnel built in the late 1800s for the rail track between the towns Waterval Onder and Waterval Boven (meaning 'above the waterfall'), now named Emgwenya (Zulu for 'place of the crocodile').