Find Holiday Cottages in South Africa

Holiday Cottages and Chalets in South Africa including self-contained chalets and cottages available for holiday rental year-round. These are private, fully equipped and furnished units, often in a garden or forest setting. A fully fitted kitchen and dining area enable guests to cater for themselves. Self catering chalets and cottages in South Africa usually feature an outdoor garden or patio often with braai (BBQ) facilities. In this category accommodation ranges from budget to very comfortable.

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Showing 1 to 15 of 2272 Holiday Cottages

Crowthorne, Guest House / Self Catering

The Celtis Manor Guest House

Sleeps 22 people in 10 rooms

Beautiful Self-catering unit with full bathroom, bedroom with ample cupboards and double bed, fully ... more

Excellent [1 verified review]

  • tonight from
  • R
  • 900
  • per room per night
    based on 2 persons
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instant booking possible

  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is not offered
  • Airport transfers can be arranged
  • Free parking is available
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Swimming pool on site
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

Citrusdal, Self Catering

Cederkloof Botanical Retreat

Sleeps 48 people in 10 units

Each self catering cottage has a private hot tub Jacuzzi, fireplace and braai area on the veranda ... more

Excellent [11 verified reviews]

  • tonight from
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  • 1550
  • per room per night
    based on 2 persons
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instant booking possible

  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is not offered
  • No airport transfers
  • Free parking is available
  • Pets are allowed by prior arrangement
  • Swimming pool on site
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

Plettenberg Bay, Self Catering

Coral Tree Cottages

Sleeps 30 people in 6 units

Coral Tree Cottages offers you a home away from home to explore the delights of the Garden Route ... more

Excellent [4 verified reviews]

  • tonight from
  • R
  • 980
  • per room per night
    based on 2 persons
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instant booking possible

  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is available
  • Airport transfers can be arranged
  • Free parking is available
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Swimming pool on site
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

Knysna, Self Catering

Cliffhanger Cottages

Sleeps 6 people in 3 units

Cliffhanger Cottages are situated along the Rheenendal road and enjoy the peace of the unspoilt ... more

Excellent [7 verified reviews]

  • tonight from
  • R
  • 750
  • per room per night
    based on 2 persons
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instant booking possible

  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is available
  • No airport transfers
  • Free parking is available
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Cliffhanger Cottages does not have a swimming pool
  • All ages are not allowed, some age groups may be allowed, please confirm

Thabazimbi, Game Lodge / Self Catering

Thulani Game Lodge & Eco Estate

Sleeps 19 people in 9 rooms

Thulani Game Lodge & Eco Estate offers comfortable self catering accommodation in seven units. While ... more

  • tonight from
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  • 1550
  • per room per night
    based on 2 persons
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instant booking possible

  • Airconditioned rooms are offered
  • Free WiFi is available
  • No airport transfers
  • Free parking is available
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Swimming pool on site
  • All ages are not allowed, some age groups may be allowed, please confirm

Stanford, Hotel / Self Catering

The Stanford Hotel

Sleeps 16 people in 6 rooms

A stand alone cottage on the grounds of the hotel, Bambi Cottage has two bedrooms and one bathroom ... more

Excellent [1 verified review]

  • tonight from
  • R
  • 1200
  • per room per night
    based on 2 persons
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instant booking possible

  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is available
  • No airport transfers
  • Free parking is available
  • Pets are not allowed
  • The Stanford Hotel does not have a swimming pool
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

Komatipoort, Self Catering

Elephant Walk Retreat

Sleeps 41 people in 9 rooms

Elephant Walk Retreat is a tranquil lodge offering self catering accommodation in a selection of ... more

  • tonight from
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  • 1450
  • per room per night
    based on 2 persons
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instant booking possible

  • Airconditioned rooms are offered
  • Free WiFi is not offered
  • Airport transfers can be arranged
  • Free parking is available
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Swimming pool on site
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

Storms River, Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering

Swallows Nest Country Cottages

Sleeps 26 people in 8 units

Situated in the heart of the Tsitsikamma in the quaint village of Storms River, Swallows Nest Country ... more

Excellent [7 verified reviews]

  • tonight from
  • R
  • 1100
  • per room per night
    based on 2 persons
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instant booking possible

  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is available
  • No airport transfers
  • Free parking is available
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Swimming pool on site
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

Riebeek Kasteel, Self Catering

Blaauw Cottage

Sleeps 4 people in 1 unit

Blaauw Cottage offers self catering accommodation in a quiet part of the quaint village of Riebeek ... more

Excellent [2 verified reviews]

  • tonight from
  • R
  • 2000
  • per room per night
    based on 2 persons
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instant booking possible

  • Airconditioned rooms are offered
  • Free WiFi is available
  • No airport transfers
  • Free parking is available
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Swimming pool on site
  • All ages are not allowed, some age groups may be allowed, please confirm

Wilderness, Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering

Haus am Strand

Sleeps 18 people in 7 rooms

The house offers a five star position directly on the beach and sea views from all apartments. The ... more

Excellent [28 verified reviews]

  • tonight from
  • R
  • 900
  • per room per night
    based on 2 persons
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instant booking possible

  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is available
  • No airport transfers
  • Free parking is available
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Haus am Strand does not have a swimming pool
  • All ages are not allowed, some age groups may be allowed, please confirm

Vaalwater, Self Catering

Waterberg Cottages

Sleeps 42 people in 5 units

Relax with the family in an historic thatched cottage set in beautiful, child-friendly gardens, alive ... more

Excellent [6 verified reviews]

  • tonight from
  • R
  • 800
  • per room per night
    based on 2 persons
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instant booking possible

  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is not offered
  • No airport transfers
  • Free parking is available
  • Pets are allowed by prior arrangement
  • Swimming pool on site
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

Franschhoek, Self Catering

Villa Ashbourne

Sleeps 6 people in 1 unit

Villa Ashbourne offers three bedrooms and three bathrooms; two of the bathrooms being en-suite. All ... more

  • tonight from
  • R
  • 1900
  • per room per night
    based on 2 persons
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instant booking possible

  • Airconditioned rooms are offered
  • Free WiFi is available
  • Airport transfers can be arranged
  • Free parking is available
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Villa Ashbourne does not have a swimming pool
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

Walmer, Guest House / Self Catering

Treetops Guest House

Sleeps 25 people in 9 rooms

Treetops is situated in the garden suburb of Walmer close to Port Elizabeth airport and major ... more

Excellent [12 verified reviews]

  • tonight from
  • R
  • 680
  • per room per night
    based on 2 persons
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instant booking possible

  • Airconditioned rooms are offered
  • Free WiFi is available
  • Airport transfers can be arranged
  • Free parking is available
  • Pets are allowed by prior arrangement
  • Swimming pool on site
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

Magaliesburg, Self Catering

Blue Roan Country Lodge

Sleeps 16 people in 7 units

The 7 luxurious and comfortable cottages are less than an hour from Johannesburg and Pretoria and 30 ... more

Excellent [48 verified reviews]

  • tonight from
  • R
  • 1190
  • per room per night
    based on 2 persons
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instant booking possible

  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is not offered
  • No airport transfers
  • Free parking is available
  • Pets are allowed by prior arrangement
  • Swimming pool on site
  • All ages are not allowed, some age groups may be allowed, please confirm

Chelsea Conservancy, Guest House

L'auberge Country Hideaway

Sleeps 10 people in 4 rooms

L’auberge Country Hideaway is a family-owned B&B in Port Elizabeth. Enjoy a peaceful stay in one of ... more

Excellent [3 verified reviews]

25%off
  • from 700
  • R
  • 525
  • conditions apply
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instant booking possible

  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is not offered
  • No airport transfers
  • Free parking is available
  • Pets are not allowed
  • L'auberge Country Hideaway does not have a swimming pool
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

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