14 Snow Stays To Enjoy This Winter

Last updated: Aug 30, 2017

Winter is definitely rolling in quickly, and if you have not booked your winter holiday yet, don't stress! We've put together a list of some of the best places to experience snow this winter:


Sani Valley Nature Lodges, Sani Pass

This unique hideaway is a lovely combination of luxury and nature with plenty of activities to choose from. Situated within the Drakensberg Mountain Range, this is the closest luxury lodge to the famous Sani Pass. In winter it becomes a snow filled haven and boasts amazing views.

Sani Valley Nature Lodges

Giants Cup Wilderness Reserve, Underberg

Named as one of the most beautiful fly-fishing spots on the planet, this reserve is a true wilderness paradise boasting spectacular mountain scenery. The reserve offers 4 en-suite double bedrooms in 3 lovely thatched units.

Giants Cup Wilderness Reserve

Moorcroft Manor Country House, Himeville

Situated in the Southern Drakensberg, surrounded by an abundance of clear rivers and peaceful lakes, you will find this elegant country house. Boasting 12 exquisite bedrooms and spectacular mountain views - made all the more special during winter time.

Moorcroft Manor Country House

Eagle's Rock Mountain Retreat, Drakensberg

This magical retreat is set in the magnificent Drakensberg Mountains overlooking the Umzimkulu River and lush farmlands of this area. Here visitors will experience the chill of the snow while enjoying warm and wonderful hospitality.

Eagle's Rock Mountain Retreat

Fairways Holiday Accommodation, Underberg

Situated within the Drakensberg Golf & Spa Resort, Fairways offers wonderful 6-sleeper cottages that are fully-equipped and serviced daily.

Fairways Holiday Accommodation

Cathedral Peak Hotel, Cathedral Peak

Surrounded by breathtaking scenery, rock art and amazing bird life, this establishment is a real nature lovers' paradise. Guests can look forward to exceptional service, great value for money and an unforgettable Drakensberg experience.

Cathedral Peak Hotel

Western Cape:

Matroosberg Reserve, Ceres

When you think of snow, you think of the Matroosberg. This winter wonderland is situated on the Erfdeel Farm near Ceres in the Western Cape. Here guests can experience a great snowy adventure, while the reserve offers a wonderful range of accommodation options to choose from.

Matroosberg Reserve

Villa Tarentaal, Tulbagh

Home to a variety of spacious, private cottages with cosy fireplaces, amazing views and an incredibly peaceful country atmosphere. Each cottage is fully equipped making them ideal for a self-catering escape.

Villa Tarentaal


Maliba Mountain Lodge, Lesotho

Located in the Tsehlanyane National Park, this 5-star retreat is situated in the heart of the breathtaking Lesotho Mountains and is surrounded by rugged wilderness. Various snow activities including skiing can be arranged through the lodge.

Maliba Mountain Lodge

Katse Lodge, Lesotho

Offering incredible panoramic views of this majestic area, Katse Lodge is the ideal place from which to explore the beautiful Lesotho Kingdom. Guests can look forward to a comfortable and serene stay.

Katse Lodge

Free State:

Golden Gate Hotel, Golden Gate National Park

Golden Gate winters boast snow-peaked mountain tops, blue dusky skies and cosy accommodation. Guests can look forward to a comfortable and relaxing stay while taking in the spectacular scenery.

Golden Gate Hotel

Eastern Cape:

Kings Lodge, Hogsback

This country hotel is situated in the heart of the peaceful Hogsback village. Kings Lodge provides a rejuvenating and relaxing escape and is a wonderful place to enjoy the magical winter snow.

Kings Lodge

Country Road Guesthouse, Graaff-Reinet

This Cape Dutch style farmhouse is surrounded by the beautiful farmlands of Graaff-Reinet - the fourth oldest town in South Africa. The town is filled with around 200 historical buildings, restored pre-Victorian homes and a wonderful collection of museums. In winter the town can be covered with icy snow - which is an amazing attraction on its own.

Country Road Guesthouse

Northern Cape:

Kambro Kind B&B and Middlefontein Farm, Sutherland

If you enjoy warm-hearted Karoo hospitality and old country style charm, then Sutherland is just the place for you. This area is said to be home to the coldest winters in the country and is regularly covered in thick snow, which completely transforms the harsh Karoo landscape into a magical winter wonderland.

Kambro Kind B&B and Middlefontein Farm

If you are looking to treat your partner to a cosy, romantic break or your family to a fun winter weekend away then don't delay in booking one of these great options.