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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Chelsea Conservancy Guest House / Self Catering

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 our three private ...

Excellent [3 verified reviews]

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  • 700
  • per room per night
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  • 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

Still Bay Self Catering

Botterkloof Resort

Sleeps 233 people in 29 units

Botterkloof Resort has 27 fully equipped, self catering cottages. The self catering units are furnished with a fully ...

Excellent [21 verified reviews]

20%off
  • from 729
  • R
  • 584
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  • Airconditioned rooms are offered
  • Free WiFi is not offered
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  • Pets are allowed by prior arrangement
  • Swimming pool on site
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

Magaliesburg Self Catering

Stone Hill

Sleeps 36 people in 10 units

All the self catering cottages are separate and private and are at least 20 metres from each other. We are family and ...

Excellent [9 verified reviews]

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  • 1865
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  • Airconditioned rooms are offered
  • Free WiFi is not offered
  • No airport transfers
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  • Pets are allowed by prior arrangement
  • Swimming pool on site
  • 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 freeways. Treetops has 6 ...

Excellent [12 verified reviews]

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  • 680
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  • 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

Swellendam Self Catering

Somerset Gift Getaway Farm

Sleeps 40 people in 5 units

Somerset Gift Getaway Farm borders the foothills of the majestic Langeberg Mountain. The setting is idyllic, with ...

Excellent [1 verified review]

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  • 1600
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  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is not offered
  • No airport transfers
  • Free parking is available
  • Pets are allowed by prior arrangement
  • Somerset Gift Getaway Farm does not have a swimming pool
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

Haenertsburg Self Catering

Stanford Lake Lodge

Sleeps 36 people in 6 units

Stanford Lake Lodge is one of the ultimate destinations for fishing, hiking, birding, horse riding, canoeing, biking ...

Excellent [3 verified reviews]

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  • 890
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  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is not offered
  • No airport transfers
  • No free parking
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Stanford Lake Lodge does not have a swimming pool
  • 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 the bedrooms have a ...

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  • 2800
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  • Airconditioned rooms are offered
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  • Pets are not allowed
  • Villa Ashbourne does not have a swimming pool
  • 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 Kasteel, about an ...

Excellent [2 verified reviews]

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  • 1800
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  • Airconditioned rooms are offered
  • Free WiFi is available
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  • 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

Magoebaskloof Self Catering

Glenogle Farm

Sleeps 6 people in 2 units

Glenogle Farm is a privately owned estate hidden among the pine plantations in the beautiful mountainous area of ...

Excellent [3 verified reviews]

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  • 1550
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  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is available
  • No airport transfers
  • Free parking is available
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Glenogle Farm does not have a swimming pool
  • 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 country, yet only a 15 ...

Excellent [7 verified reviews]

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  • 750
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  • 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

Dullstroom Self Catering

Riverman Cabin

Sleeps 26 people in 7 units

All the cabins are fully furnished and equipped for a self catering holiday. They are all open plan with cosy indoor ...

Excellent [2 verified reviews]

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  • from 750
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  • 600
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  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is available
  • No airport transfers
  • No free parking
  • Pets are allowed by prior arrangement
  • Riverman Cabin does not have a swimming pool
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

Dargle Self Catering

Copperleigh Trout Cottages

Sleeps 12 people in 2 units

The cottage has 3 bedrooms upstairs. Two bedrooms have Queen size beds and feature ceiling fans, electric blankets and ...

Excellent [104 verified reviews]

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  • from 1000
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  • 750
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  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is available
  • No airport transfers
  • Free parking is available
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Copperleigh Trout Cottages does not have a swimming pool
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

Zinkwazi Guest House / Self Catering

Chantilly Resort

Sleeps 12 people in 6 units

Chantilly Resort offers luxury self-catering accommodation designed to maximize the outdoor experience. The chalets are ...

Excellent [5 verified reviews]

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  • 1750
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  • Airconditioned rooms are offered
  • 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

Oudtshoorn Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering

Berluda Farmhouse & Cottages

Sleeps 44 people in 15 units

Berluda is well known for its authentic South African farm hospitality and traditional Klein Karoo cuisine, it offers ...

Excellent [13 verified reviews]

30%off
  • from 2180
  • R
  • 1526
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  • 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

Bergville Hotel / Game Lodge / Self Catering

Kwaggashoek Game Lodge

Sleeps 50 people in 21 rooms

Our self catering thatched chalet is tastefully decorated for six guests, with two bedrooms and en suite bathrooms ...

Excellent [5 verified reviews]

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  • 1420
  • per room per night
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  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is not offered
  • No airport transfers
  • No free parking
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Swimming pool on site
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

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Self Catering Cottages, Cabins and Chalets in South Africa

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