The Drakensberg Sun Resort is a tranquil refuge in the Drakensberg Mountains and one of South Africa's most popular and well-loved rural hotel retreats. Our Drakensberg resort offers a calm setting for family vacations, corporate conferences, or a romantic break, surrounded by the gorgeous Cathkin Park range.
Guests can choose from a total of 78 nicely designed en-suite hotel rooms. The décor is inspired by the natural beauty of the surroundings and accentuated by spectacular panoramas, from the comfort of our Standard Rooms to the richness of our Presidential Suite. The resort's 30 self-catering mountain and lake view chalets come complete with a fireplace, braai area, and relaxing lounge, ensuring timeshare owners an unforgettable Drakensberg stay.
Spend your days hiking, horseback riding, fishing, lazing by the pool, or relaxing in our environmentally friendly spa, all while being surrounded by breathtaking nature. The Drakensberg Sun Resort offers canoeing on a private lake, tennis courts, and children's play areas, as well as unlimited free WiFi and other amenities. Join us for a hearty home-style buffet at Lakeview restaurant, or a drink by the fire at the Grotto bar.
The resort is also a great choice for corporate events and team building, with a professional crew, well-equipped facilities, and a complete range of activities for single-day or multi-day meetings and excursions. Private boardrooms, large lecture halls with capacity for up to 250 people, and the possibility of holding an outdoor event on a lake are all available.
Accommodation at The Drakensberg Sun Resort
The Drakensberg Sun Resort provides relaxing, pleasant, and calming lodgings. Whether you're here to explore the Central Drakensberg's natural treasures, have a team-building retreat, or enjoy a family vacation, our rooms and suites are fully equipped to make you feel at home.
Our hotel rooms are designed to make you feel at ease, with comfortable beds, natural-inspired décor, and breathtaking views of the Cathkin Park mountains and our expansive gardens. Whether you choose Standard, Superior, Executive, or Presidential, all 78 hotel rooms are well-appointed and en-suite. The rooms provide free unlimited WiFi, air conditioning, a refrigerator, in-room tea and coffee making facilities, DStv, and other amenities. The costs include dinner, bed and breakfast, while youngsters under the age of 18 stay and eat breakfast for free.
Timeshare at The Drakensberg Sun Resort
The resort's 30 self-catering chalets are available to members of the Southern Sun Resorts timeshare programme, one of the country's largest holiday ownership clubs. The two to six-sleeper chalets at the resort are well-equipped and located with the best lake or mountain views for a relaxing holiday in the ‘Berg. The hotel's timeshare holiday flats combine the best of self-catering with hotel convenience, with each chalet featuring its own braai area, a full kitchen, a calm sitting room, and an internal fireplace.
Amenities at The Drakensberg Sun Resort
From kayaking on our lake to organising a team-building weekend, from a couple's spa treatment to horseback riding with the kids, the Drakensberg Sun Resort is suitable for all types of family holidays, corporate events, and excursions in the beautiful Central Drakensberg. Stay connected with unrestricted WiFi, dine in style in the restaurant, relax by the fire in the bar, host memorable events in our venues, or explore the Berg with a range of sports and wild-adventure activities.
Additional charges may apply to some services or amenities, which are the responsibility of the guest.
The Drakensberg Sun Resort Restaurant
The Drakensberg Sun Resort near Winterton's Lakeview Restaurant serves traditional, home-style buffet breakfasts and dinners.
In addition to a full buffet, the restaurant's chefs are on hand at live cooking stations to produce fresh meals. For breakfast, try a custom-made omelette, and for supper, try freshly caught local trout grilled to perfection. To complete up the dinner, the carvery menu offers a range of scrumptious roast cuts presented with your favourite sides and delectable desserts.
Breakfast is available from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m., and dinner is available from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
We also provide group rentals for anyone arranging a private dining event in the Central Drakensberg. Whether it's a business luncheon, a casual supper, or a celebratory gathering, our objective is to make every meal a memorable experience.
The Grotto Bar at The Drakensberg Sun Resort
At any time of day, the Grotto Bar and Lounge is a great place to unwind with a drink. On a bright afternoon, enjoy a cocktail or soft drink on the deck, or a glass of wine or whisky beside the cosy living fireplace on a chilly winter evening.
Grotto Bar is a nice and quiet room with a bar menu laden with South African wines, beers, warming spirits, and soft drinks, whether you want to relax with a book in one of the recliners, meet up with colleagues by the bar, or watch the game on the large screen.
The bar's outside deck, which was influenced by the area's natural elements, is open until late and provides an amazing experience under the starry night sky.
Spoilt-Green Eco Spa
In a stunning Champagne Valley setting, the Drakensberg Sun Resort's Spoilt Green Eco-Spa provides treatments for the whole family, as well as a selection of award-winning organic goods.
The Spoilt Green Eco-Spa transforms a day at the spa into a family excursion with everything from kid-friendly mini treatments to couples' spa packages. The Esse Organic Skincare Collection protects and beautifies your skin while also being environmentally responsible.
In one of the spa's three tranquil treatment rooms, choose from a variety of massages, full-body treatments, facials, manicures, and pedicures. For a delightful spa experience, spa packages combine some of the most popular massages and aesthetic treatments with high-tea cakes and sparkling wine.
Spoilt Green Eco-Spa is the ideal destination for rejuvenation in the Drakensberg. It's calm, serene, and beautiful.