About 26 Mount Kos
You enter Mount Kos at the base of the mountain off Simon Bekker Avenue and as you drive up the brick paved drive you automatically slow down to 20kph or less, no need for signs, you can sense the calm descend upon you. Trimmed but natural looking lawns and indigenous trees frame the first set of whitewashed apartments. All these apartments have magnificent views over Hartbeespoort Dam which in a straight line is only 300 metres from water lapping at the shores.
Carrying on further up the paved drive however and past the tennis courts, pool and the clubhouse on the left, brings you to the second set of apartments on the right, a little bit further on and you turn in behind them and park under shade port with the mountain behind you rising out of the indigenous bush covering the lower but still steep slopes.
Self Catering Accommodation
Walk down the steps to the front door past the herbs in the small yard and into your home for the weekend. We have a comfortable settee to relax away the time whilst watch a Blue Ray movie, DStv or just staring across the communal lawns through trees to the water and mountains south of the dam.
Two comfortable bedrooms await with duck down duvets. One room has its own shower, toilet and basin and the other has access to the guest bathroom with bath, toilet and basin. Cupboards in both bedrooms are plentiful for a longer stays.
Walk through the lounge and onto a covered patio with outside table and chairs for dining on the results of your gourmet supper; prepared over hot hard wood coals or go modern and quick and use the convection or microwave oven and electric hobs.
Bird noises only disturb the tranquility, Babblers, Hornbills, Grey Laurie’s, Bee Eaters, Plum Coloured Starlings, Bul buls, Wood Hoopoes, Barbets and more.
Access to the water can be gained within a short drive to a launch site almost opposite Mount Kos gate and further along via the Hartbeespoort Boat Club where for the daring a speed boat ride can be arranged (the add says 90kph unbelievable). Further along at the Caribbean Beach Club a tasty breakfast or an afternoon Martini can be enjoyed whilst watching men hard at work golfing or launching their sail boats from the deck 50 metres from the water.
Activities and Attractions
If too relaxed to do that book into any one of four or five top class restaurants within a five minute drive. Venture further during the day and cross of several bucket list items, go zip lining, take a cable car trip to the highest mountain around, take off in a balloon, micro light, attend a craft market, listen to some jazz or country and western with Dozi or make some cheese at Van Gallen all with 15 minutes of Mount Kos.