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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Gariep Dam Hotel / Self Catering

Gariep Dam Rose Cottage

Sleeps 21 people in 6 units

Rose Cottage is divided into multiple separate independent fully equipped self catering units. All units have either ...

Very Good [10 verified reviews]

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  • 730
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  • Airconditioned rooms are offered
  • 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

Vaalwater Self Catering

Moonriver Mountain Retreat

Sleeps 14 people in 4 rooms

The lodge provides self catering in three private and spacious chalets. The chalets boast breathtaking views of the ...

Excellent [7 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
  • Swimming pool on site
  • All ages are not allowed, some age groups may be allowed, please confirm

Clarens Self Catering

Lilliput House

Sleeps 2 people in 1 unit

This luxury self catering house offers only one en-suite bedroom with the emphasis on privacy, style, comfort and ...

Excellent [24 verified reviews]

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  • 1500
  • per room per night
    based on 2 persons
  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is not offered
  • No airport transfers
  • Free parking is available
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Lilliput House does not have a swimming pool
  • All ages are not allowed, some age groups may be allowed, please confirm

Haenertsburg Self Catering

Viewpoint Cabins

Sleeps 14 people in 6 units

Viewpoint Cabins has five charming wooden cabins which can accommodate two to four guests. Each of the cabins have a ...

Excellent [2 verified reviews]

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  • 990
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  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is available
  • No airport transfers
  • Free parking is available
  • Pets are allowed by prior arrangement
  • Viewpoint Cabins does not have a swimming pool
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

Magoebaskloof Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering

Magoebaskloof Getaway

Sleeps 22 people in 6 units

Magoebaskloof Getaway offers Self Catering or Dinner, Bed and Breakfast Accommodation as well as a Camping Site in ...

Excellent [11 verified reviews]

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  • 800
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  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is available
  • No airport transfers
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  • Pets are allowed by prior arrangement
  • Magoebaskloof Getaway does not have a swimming pool
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

Arniston Self Catering

Arniston Seaside Cottages

Sleeps 84 people in 22 units

Close to the beaches are Arniston Seaside Cottages, a cluster of impressive luxury thatch roof cottages,emphasising the ...

Very Good [11 verified reviews]

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  • 880
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  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is not offered
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  • Free parking is available
  • Pets are allowed by prior arrangement
  • Arniston Seaside Cottages does not have a swimming pool
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

Knysna Self Catering

Forest Valley Cottages

Sleeps 14 people in 6 units

Luxury, beautiful and romantic hideaways, these self catering deluxe suites are built high, at treetop level, with ...

Excellent [34 verified reviews]

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  • 1920
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  • Rooms are not airconditioned
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  • Pets are not allowed
  • Swimming pool on site
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

Cathedral Peak Self Catering

Cathedral Cottage

Sleeps 8 people in 1 unit

Cathedral Cottage nestles at the very foot of the Cathedral Peak mountain range in the Northern Drakensberg. The ...

Excellent [18 verified reviews]

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  • 2500
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    for up to 8 people
  • 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

Hartbeespoort Self Catering

Out of Africa Lodge

Sleeps 40 people in 15 rooms

The self catering sleeping units, offering guests the comforts of home, while experiencing the ruggedness of true ...

Excellent [5 verified reviews]

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  • 450
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  • Rooms are not airconditioned
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  • No free parking
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Swimming pool on site
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

Magaliesburg Self Catering

Nullarbor Cottages

Sleeps 20 people in 10 units

Comprising nine luxurious and individually decorated cottages which make up the great city escape that is Nullarbor ...

Excellent [7 verified reviews]

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  • 800
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  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is not offered
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  • 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

Hartbeespoort Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering

Shangrila Innibos

Sleeps 128 people in 24 units

Shangrila Innibos is a private resort with a range of self catering options for guests to choose from. Ideal for group ...

Very Good [6 verified reviews]

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  • 480
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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
  • Swimming pool on site
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

Graskop Self Catering

Mulberry Lane Suites

Sleeps 24 people in 8 units

All units are fully equipped for self catering. The Mulberry Lane and Memory Lane Suites are serviced daily and stocked ...

Very Good [7 verified reviews]

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  • 300
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  • Airconditioned rooms are offered
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  • Pets are not allowed
  • Swimming pool on site
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

Robertson Self Catering

Tierhoek Cottages

Sleeps 30 people in 5 units

Tierhoek Cottages are elegantly furnished and fully equipped. They have indoor and outdoor fireplaces, wide verandahs ...

Excellent [2 verified reviews]

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  • 1410
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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
  • Swimming pool on site
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

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 with over 100 ...

Excellent [12 verified reviews]

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  • 800
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  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is available
  • 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

Haenertsburg Self Catering

Mountain Fly Fishing

Sleeps 26 people in 5 units

Mountain Fly Fishing offers guests five self catering cabins on a privately owned property. Mountain Fly Fishing offers ...

Excellent [3 verified reviews]

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  • 840
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  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is not offered
  • No airport transfers
  • Free parking is available
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Mountain Fly Fishing does not have a swimming pool
  • 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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