Little Switzerland Hotel is an unforgettable experience
enhanced by the peace and tranquility of the majestic Drakensberg mountains.
Savour the breathtaking views, explore the lush fern-filled forests, seek out
the exciting bird life and delight in this ancient wilderness of flower decked
foothills, bubbling streams and cascading waterfalls, where old mysteries
remain and the tiny San left their priceless legacy of rock art. Undeniably a
little bit of heaven in a very special land. Whether you are an intrepid
explorer, an incurable romantic or an exhausted businessman, Little
Switzerland is the place to be.
Little Switzerland is situated midway between Johannesburg and Durban on the national highway. It is a comfortable three to three and a half hour trip by car from either city. Situated at an altitude of 1600m above sea level, it is one of the highest resorts in South Africa and enjoys unsurpassed views of the Drakensberg mountains.
Little Switzerland is very popular with South Africans as well as a growing fraternity of foreign tourists, not only for the beautiful views and superb cuisine, but also for the hikes and walks organized by the Resort to the top of the Amphitheatre (elevation 3050m). Set in a private estate of some 1700 hectares (+/- 4000 acres), Little Switzerland is unrivalled by any other Resort in the Drakensberg.
Executive suites: Stay in the lap of luxury in the beautifully appointed Non-Smoking Executive suites. Bathe in elegance in your en suite bubbling spa bath (certain rooms only), and enjoy a sundowner on the wooden deck. Cuddle down to watch your favorite channel with Dstv and help yourself to a snack or two from your fully stocked bar fridge. All Executive suites have a built in safe and underfloor heating.
Deluxe suites: Majestic views and thatched eves, see the majesty of the ampitheatre whilst safe and cozy in one of the deluxe suites. Perfect for a solitary retreat or a romantic getaway, with versatile single, and double beds. Sneak a peek at the activities below and marvel at a land made for the gods.
Standard rooms: Need a bit of solitude. These suites are perfect for anyone wanting to relax. Unwind to the sound of nature and breathe the crisp berg air. Enjoy the lovely garden view with easy access to the main hotel.
There are numerous activities and facilities available at Little Switzerland and all are available at a nominal charge.
Ladies Bar-Live Music
PLEASE NOTE THAT ACCOMMODATION IS SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY.
For a little bit of heaven in a very
special land, visit Little Switzerland on the slopes of the mighty
Drakensberg. A jewel set in a 2000 hectare private reserve of rolling hills,
indigenous forest, mountain streams and breathtaking views. Whether you are
an intrepid explorer, an incurable romantic or an exhausted businessman,
Little Switzerland is the place to be. Rise with the sun to view the
majestic grandeur of the Amphitheatre in one of her many guises... clad in
clouds, shrouded in snow, mellow in mist or crisp and clear. After a hearty
breakfast fill your day with the virtually unlimited selection of sport or
outdoor activities...tennis, bowls, volleyball, trampoline, putt-putt,
croquet, mountain biking, horse riding, trout fishing, leisurely strolls,
country hikes, bouldering, kloofing or a refreshing swim. Come climb on the climbing wall or inside the largest indoor rock-climbing cave in South
Africa. For the extremists, hosts offer Rapp jumping - the forward descent
off a rock face. For those rare days the sun does not shine hosts offer numerous
indoor activities...table tennis, Sony play station, board games, pool
tables, dart board.
Sip a sundowner out on the patio or enjoy the warmth of a crackling log fire in a cozy lounge on a cold winter's evening and relax after a day filled with memorable experiences. Sample excellent cuisine; with an extensively diverse menu young and innovative team of chefs will ensure an abundance of flavor and tantalise you with their fusion and classical cooking styles. Allow us to handle your conference smoothly and efficiently. Specially requested theme events turn an everyday conference into a memorable experience. Hosts offer an extensive range of team building including medium/low ropes course on site.
Little Switzerland boasts a magnificent health & wellness centre situated under an enormous thatched structure with wooden sliding doors and solid glass panels on all sides. Savour the peace and majesty of the beautiful surroundings during a hard workout or relaxing treatment. Choose from the list of activities and treatments to counteract the increasingly demanding & stressful pace of today's lifestyle. This beautifully appointed centre is home to the following: - a squash court, indoor heated saline pool, a fully equipped aerobic & cardiac circuit & weight training section, spinning cycles, a Jacuzzi, saunas in both change rooms, a climbing wall & climbing cave and a treatment centre with a wide variety of treatments to facilitate relaxation and wellness. All treatments are offered by a professionally trained team of therapists. (Please note that the Health Centre has an age restriction of over 15 years).
Relax in the elegance of one of the hotel suites, all complete with an en-suite bathroom, seating area, telephone & DSTV (selected channels). No matter what your choice of room, there is something to suit even the most flamboyant. Choose from luxurious Non-Smoking Executive Suites with underfloor heating for those crisp winter evenings, a built in safe, fully stocked bar fridge & certain suites even have their own spa baths. Stay in a beautifully furnished Deluxe mountain view rooms. Listen to the sound of nature in the solitude of Standard garden view rooms.
Non-Smoking Executive Suites are beautifully appointed and have never-ending views of the Drakensberg. These Suites have underfloor heating, a bath and walk-in shower (2 of these 6 luxury suites have Jacuzzi baths), a mini-bar fridge, a safe and glass sliding doors leading onto a wooden deck with seating area. Non-Smoking Executive Honeymoon suites are as beautifully appointed, just slightly smaller - all 4 Suites with jacuzzi bath and a walk-in shower, underfloor heating and a mini-bar fridge, leading out onto a tiled patio. Deluxe Rooms have mountain views and have either 2 separate ¾ beds, a queen & ¾ bed or queen bed. Bathrooms are equipped with a bath and walk-in shower.
Standard rooms have 2 separate ¾ beds; 2 of these rooms have a queen & ¾ bed. Standard rooms have a garden or pool view. Bathrooms are equipped with a shower over the bath, with the exception of the 6 family rooms which have a bath & walk-in shower. Standard family rooms have 2 separate ¾ beds, a room divider and 2 single beds for children. All rooms have a color television ( SABC 1/2/3; M-Net, Movie Magic, e-tv, Supersport 1 & 2; Discovery; Cartoon Network as well as 2 x Radio Channels), tea & coffee making facilities and are en-suite. For those who love privacy and a combination of creature comforts and independence, the self-catering comfortably furnished chalets are a world apart. All have magnificent panoramic views of the amphitheatre or lush surrounding forests. All self-catering guests are more than welcome to join us at the hotel for a delicious meal in the dining room.
A 4-Sleeper Chalets has one bedroom with 2 separate ¾ beds, as well as 2
separate single pull out beds (not sleeper couches) in the downstairs
lounge. These chalets sleep maximum 4 guests, regardless of age (2 adults &
2 children recommended).
A 6-Sleeper Chalet has two bedrooms - the main bedroom has 2 x ¾ beds pushed together, the other bedroom has 2 separate ¾ beds and 2 separate single pull out beds (not sleeper couches) in the downstairs lounge. These chalets sleep maximum 6 guests regardless of age.
All self-catering units are fully equipped with a stove, microwave, fridge, crockery, cutlery, bedding etc. Self-catering units have a private braai area outside on the patio and a fire place inside the lounge. Establishment provide wood @ R15.00 per bundle.
Should self-catering guests wish to enjoy a meal in the hotel, hosts serve a full 8-course buffet dinner every evening @ R125.00 per person (subject to increase) and buffet breakfasts are a Full English buffet & Continental @ R60.00 per person (subject to increase) in the dining room. Lunches are à la Carte. ADVANCE NOTICE IS REQUIRED.
Check-in time is from 15h00pm onwards and departure before 11h00am.
Establishment have a conveniently situated "Quick Shop" at the entrance which stocks coldrinks, sweets, chips, bread, milk, a selection of vegetables, some meats, tinned foods, tea, coffee, cereals, cheese, cold meats, selected toiletries etc.
Rates per room per night, specials, seasons, meals, children policy: on request
|Dinner, bed and breakfast|
|Standard (garden view): Single/double|
|Deluxe (mountain view): Single/double|
Executive Suites (No Children, Non-Smoking / Mountain View)
|Executive (Jacuzzi baths)|
|Honeymoon suites (Jacuzzi baths)|
|Weekdays rates Sunday - Thursday|
|Chalet: 4 Sleeper Unit|
|Chalet: 6 Sleeper Unit|
|Weekend rates Friday - Saturday|
|Chalet: 4 Sleeper Unit|
|Chalet: 6 Sleeper Unit|
|Single rate: Over long weekends/ Easter/ Festive season when a room is occupied by a single person, double occupancy will be charged|
|Surcharge per person|
are non-smoking and no children Chalets is self-catering No
Chalets is self-catering
Nochildren under the age of 15 are allowed in the Health Centre
Contact & reservations:
1) you can e-mail us requesting information and/or rates
Reservations are only accepted in writing: by fax or via e-mail.
Final availability confirmation: in writing: by fax or via e-mail.
Terms & conditions, Payment options and Cancellation policy
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