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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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 [11 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 [9 verified reviews]

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  • 500
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  • Airconditioned rooms are offered
  • Free WiFi is not offered
  • No airport transfers
  • Free parking is available
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Swimming pool on site
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

Bergville Self Catering

Ezulwini Berg Resort

Sleeps 172 people in 28 units

Ezulwini Berg Resort offers guests a tranquil getaway in Northern Drakensberg, with fantastic mountain views. Ideal for ...

Very Good [6 verified reviews]

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  • 1200
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  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is not offered
  • No airport transfers
  • Free parking is available
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Swimming pool on site
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

Haenertsburg Self Catering

Zwakala River Retreat

Sleeps 40 people in 7 units

There is a variety of self catering options at Zwakala River Retreat including log cabins, an earthy cottage and ...

Very Good [7 verified reviews]

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  • 900
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  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is available
  • Airport transfers can be arranged
  • Free parking is available
  • Pets are allowed by prior arrangement
  • Zwakala River Retreat does not have a swimming pool
  • 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 [13 verified reviews]

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  • 850
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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

Hluhluwe Self Catering

Imani Bush House

Sleeps 6 people in 1 unit

Nestled in the trees the stunning decked Imani Bush House features a spacious double bedroom, large en-suite with a spa ...

Very Good [6 verified reviews]

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  • 2050
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  • Airconditioned rooms are offered
  • Free WiFi is not offered
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  • Pets are not allowed
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  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

Skeerpoort Guest House / Self Catering

Little Swift Chalets

Sleeps 16 people in 8 units

There are eight Little Swift Chalets, each with an open plan design accommodating two adults in a Queen-size bed. Each ...

Excellent [1 verified review]

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  • 904
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  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is not offered
  • No airport transfers
  • 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 only a 15 ...

Excellent [8 verified reviews]

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  • 850
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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

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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  • 2075
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  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is available
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  • Pets are not allowed
  • Swimming pool on site
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

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 [4 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 [13 verified reviews]

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  • 960
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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
  • Magoebaskloof Getaway does not have a swimming pool
  • 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 [13 verified reviews]

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  • 880
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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

Underberg Self Catering

Stoney Hall Farm

Sleeps 12 people in 3 units

Stoneyhall Farm is situated at the foot of the Southern Drakensberg where the rolling green hills invite you to unwind ...

Very Good [8 verified reviews]

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  • 700
  • 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 allowed by prior arrangement
  • Stoney Hall Farm does not have a swimming pool
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

De Wagensdrift Guest House / Self Catering

Deruxa Cottages

Sleeps 19 people in 5 units

Where nature feels like home ... Deruxa has a warm, inviting feeling and provides the tranquillity that guests are ...

Excellent [2 verified reviews]

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  • 750
  • per room per night
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  • Airconditioned rooms are offered
  • Free WiFi is not offered
  • Airport transfers can be arranged
  • No free parking
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Swimming pool on site
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

Northern Drakensberg Guest House / Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering

Berghouse and Cottages

Sleeps 38 people in 9 units

Berghouse and Cottages units are equipped with kitchens or kitchenettes, open plan and fully electrified, most are ...

Excellent [5 verified reviews]

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  • 1150
  • 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
  • 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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