Gecko Cottage Hectrorspruit Self Catering, Wild Frontier
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  • Property TypeApartments
  • Guests6
  • Rooms/Units2
  • Minimum Stay1-2 Nights

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Gecko Cottage is a highly recommended property for self catering in Hectorspruit for tourists visiting the Wild Frontier region.

About Gecko Cottage

Gecko Cottage is situated in the small village of Hectorspruit. Here you will be able to walk the five minutes to the local bottle store / butchers and corner shop or to the historical Buffalo Hotel for a meal. This is a quaint village, where you will find people jogging, riding their bikes, walking their children or dogs in relative safety.

The cottage is a 20 minute drive to the Kruger Park, either by Crocodile Bridge (28km) or Malelane Gate (20km). Additionally Swaziland is a 30 minute drive via Jeppe Reef Border post and a 20 minute drive via Lebombo (Mozambique) Border Post.

Self Catering Accommodation

Gecko Cottage can accommodate up to four persons. The Annex @ Gecko can accommodate two persons. The two units can be booked together for a group of up to six persons.

The owners of the cottage do live on the same property; they are close enough if you need assistance or any advice on the area, however, once within your own gardens you feel peacefully alone and private. The cottage is approximately 86m and gardens 380m.

This is a fully furnished free standing cottage with its own private swimming pool and gardens. An undercover patio with dining table and chairs is accessed from the lounge and the main bedroom via patio doors. There is also a BBQ on the patio.

Gecko Cottage:
The cottage consists two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The main bedroom being a double with an oak wardrobe for clothing and a door through to the en-suite shower with WC and basin. The second bedroom is a twin (which can be made into a King if required). This bedroom has a built in wardrobe with dresser area. The second bedroom is serviced by the second family shower / wet room with WC and basin.

The bedrooms are separated from each other by the living area which consists of an open-plan lounge with star satellite TV, breakfast seating area and a fully equipped kitchen with washing machine. The kitchen also as a fridge with a small freezer, electric hob and under counter oven, radio, toaster, kettle, crockery and cutlery.

The Annex @ Gecko Cottage:
Includes air-con, en-suite shower room with WC, shower and hand basin. There is a kettle, toaster and microwave in the room. All towels are supplied.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Television (Netflix / Showmax)
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom (separate)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Fan(s)
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Private pool
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Housekeeping (periodic)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Tour assistance

Rooms & Rates

Select your check-in and check-out dates to view availability and the rates applicable.

Gecko Cottage

The cottage is free standing within own gardens. Own private swimming pool with Deck and undercover patio. BBQ facilities are either Gas Braai or Traditional wood/charcoal braai both available at the cottage. The kitchen is fully equipped.

  • Television (Netflix / Showmax)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

The Annex @ Gecko Cottage

Includes Air-con, En-suite Shower room with WC, Shower and hand basin. There is a kettle, Toaster and Microwave in the room. All towels are supplied. Can also be booked in conjunction with Gecko Cottage (if there are 6 people).

  • Television (Netflix / Showmax)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Hyena @ Gecko Cottage

Hyena is a comfortable room with two single beds and en-suite shower room. A private patio with own braai facilities. Inside the room is a kettle, toaster, fridge and a TV with Netflix and Free WiFi.

  • Television (Netflix / Showmax)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Guest Reviews

13 Reviews from travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

I had a wonderful stay. The owners were so welcoming. They made us feel at home. They are very good hosts.

December 2019

Nomfundo N. (Barberton)

Verified reviewexcellent

home away from home experience

May 2019

NOSIZO (Swaziland)

Need to Know

Response timeGecko Cottage typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome in Gecko Cottage. The Annex @ Gecko cant accept children.

Closest airport(s)Kruger Mpumalanga Airport - 77km
Skukuza Airport - 86km

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h00

Payment methods accepted by the propertyEFT or secure online payment via

Listed on since January 2016

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