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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Orchards Self Catering

Fifteen On Orange Guest Lodge

Sleeps 10 people in 3 rooms

We offer three spacious and fully furnished self catering suites. The suites are fully equipped, have their own ... more

Excellent [1 verified review]

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  • 1300
  • 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 allowed by prior arrangement
  • Swimming pool on site
  • All ages are not allowed, some age groups may be allowed, please confirm

Bergville Hotel / Self Catering

Alpine Heath Resort

Sleeps 504 people in 100 units

Nestled in the midst of the picturesque Northern Drakensberg Mountains and conveniently located mid-way between ... more

Excellent [10 verified reviews]

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  • 2000
  • per room per night
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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

Stellenbosch Guest House / Self Catering

The Stables Lodge

Sleeps 13 people in 5 rooms

A warm and friendly Italian welcome awaits you in the, quiet, exclusive residential area of Mostertsdrift, just ... more

Very Good [37 verified reviews]

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  • 940
  • 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
  • The Stables Lodge does not have a swimming pool
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

Paternoster Self Catering

Aloha at Paternoster

Sleeps 8 people in 3 units

Aloha at Paternoster offers comfortable self catering in three separate units just 200 meters away from the ... more

Excellent [6 verified reviews]

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  • 640
  • 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
  • Aloha at Paternoster does not have a swimming pool
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

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 fitted and ... more

Excellent [1 verified review]

  • tonight from
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  • 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

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 ... more

Excellent [5 verified reviews]

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  • 1750
  • 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
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

Kamberg Hotel / Game Lodge / Self Catering

Qambathi Mountain Lodge

Sleeps 10 people in 5 rooms

Looking for something different in the Drakensberg, visit Qambathi Mountain Lodge, situated on Qambathi ... more

Excellent [5 verified reviews]

  • tonight from
  • R
  • 1500
  • 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 allowed by prior arrangement
  • Swimming pool on site
  • All ages are not allowed, some age groups may be allowed, please confirm

Forest Town Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering

Forest Town Guest Cottages

Sleeps 9 people in 3 units

The Deluxe and Blue Villas for self catering sleep two guests each and the West Villa can sleep five guests ... more

Excellent [4 verified reviews]

  • tonight from
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  • 990
  • per room per night
    based on 2 persons
  • 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

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 ... more

Excellent [6 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

Franschhoek Self Catering

La Galiniere Guest Cottages

Sleeps 8 people in 2 units

Three self-catering cottages are offered at La Galiniere; ranging from a small single cottage, to a larger ... more

Very Good [1 verified review]

  • tonight from
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  • 1400
  • 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

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 bathrooms ... more

Excellent [28 verified reviews]

  • tonight from
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  • 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
  • Haus am Strand does not have a swimming pool
  • All ages are not allowed, some age groups may be allowed, please confirm

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, ... more

Excellent [2 verified reviews]

  • tonight from
  • R
  • 990
  • 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

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 minutes ... more

Excellent [47 verified reviews]

  • tonight from
  • R
  • 1300
  • 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

Underberg Hotel / Self Catering

Penwarn Country Lodge

Sleeps 59 people in 14 units

We also offer self-catering accommodation in cottages comfortably equipped to make your stay with us an ... more

Excellent [8 verified reviews]

  • tonight from
  • R
  • 700
  • 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
  • No free parking
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Penwarn Country Lodge does not have a swimming pool
  • 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 which has ... more

Excellent [10 verified reviews]

  • tonight from
  • R
  • 900
  • per room per night
    based on 2 persons
View more

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

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Self Catering Cottages, Cabins and Chalets in South Africa

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