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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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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 [29 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

Citrusdal Self Catering

Cederkloof Botanical Retreat

Sleeps 48 people in 14 units

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

Excellent [20 verified reviews]

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  • 1150
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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

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 Durban ...

Excellent [15 verified reviews]

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  • 2000
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  • 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

Graskop Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering

Zur Alten Mine

Sleeps 19 people in 6 units

Situated on the outskirts of Graskop and overlooking the eastern Mpumalanga escarpment you will find our Guest farm. We ...

Excellent [158 verified reviews]

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  • 550
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  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is available
  • No airport transfers
  • Free parking is available
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Zur Alten Mine does not have a swimming pool
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

Dargle Self Catering

Star Dam Estate

Sleeps 40 people in 4 units

Star Dam Estate offers guests a choice of three luxuriously appointed, self-catering lodges. Each lodge has a sense of ...

Excellent [6 verified reviews]

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  • 2200
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  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is not offered
  • No airport transfers
  • Free parking is available
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Star Dam Estate does not have a swimming pool
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

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 [17 verified reviews]

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  • 384
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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

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 [18 verified reviews]

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  • 495
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  • Airconditioned rooms are offered
  • Free WiFi is available
  • 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 [7 verified reviews]

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  • 500
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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

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 [6 verified reviews]

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  • 1500
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  • Rooms are not airconditioned
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  • 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

Sutherland Self Catering

Die Heks se Huis

Sleeps 26 people in 10 units

Die Heks se Huis is an old carriage house in the heart of Sutherland. The self catering cottage sleeps four guests in a ...

Very Good [3 verified reviews]

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  • 850
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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
  • Die Heks se Huis does not have a swimming pool
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

Hoedspruit Self Catering

Amanzimlotzi Riverside Bush Camp

Sleeps 18 people in 6 units

Amanzimlotzi Riverside Bush Camp is a bush camp in the Greater Kruger Park on the Klaserie River, 46 km from Orpen Gate ...

Very Good [3 verified reviews]

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  • 400
  • per room per night
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  • Airconditioned rooms are offered
  • Free WiFi is available
  • Airport transfers can be arranged
  • 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

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 [5 verified reviews]

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  • 840
  • 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
  • Mountain Fly Fishing does not have a swimming pool
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

Magoebaskloof Self Catering

Magoebaskloof Birders Cottages

Sleeps 11 people in 3 units

Magoebaskloof Birders’ Cottages are located on Dragonwyck Farm, a working farm producing avocados and indigenous ...

Excellent [7 verified reviews]

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  • 900
  • 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

Swellendam Self Catering

Wolfkloof Boerdery

Sleeps 18 people in 5 units

Wolfkloof Boerdery offers self catering accommodation on a farm close to Swellendam. Enjoy strolls or bike rides ...

Excellent [4 verified reviews]

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  • 195
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  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is available
  • No airport transfers
  • Free parking is available
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Wolfkloof Boerdery does not have a swimming pool
  • All ages are not allowed, some age groups may be allowed, please confirm

Skeerpoort Guest House / Self Catering

Vulture Creek

Sleeps 36 people in 11 units

Each of the self caering units is an en-suite room with two single beds or a King-size bed. The units are semi self ...

Very Good [3 verified reviews]

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  • 600
  • per room per night
    based on 2 persons
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  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is not offered
  • No airport transfers
  • No free parking
  • 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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