"We went as a weekend away and had a fantastic time. The hospitality that was shown towards us and all the rest of the guest staying there was like you were part of their family. Definitely will go going back to stay there next time we go to Addo Elephant Park. "
"The Handy Lands B & B is surrounded by well kept lawns, trees and flowers that sparkle with green though it is winter in a quiet environment on a citrus farm. The interior of the apartments is always sparkling with good quality furnisher that makes your stay here even more comforting. Above all en..."more
"We spent the night there on our way to Addo Elephant trail run race.WE enjoyed all,the cleanliness,the quietness,the hosts welcomed us greatly and breakfast was simply divine."
"very relaxed lovely place "
"It was amazing. The host and hostess were wonderful. The home made jams were the best. Happy Lands has a peaceful vibe with a homely feel. Should I be in that part of the world again, I will most definitely go back."
"I really enjoyed my stay at Happy Lands the place is very neat the staff is very friendly and most of all their breakfast very superb "
"We had a nice stay at Happy Lands. A beautiful and spacious garden, an excellent breakfast and a very good dinner next to the river."
"We stayed for two nights. What a beautiful place on a citrus farm. Mike and Tina were so friendly and made us feel so welcome. The kids played with the dogs and the cottage was great. We'll highly recommend this place. Mike and Tina big thanks for a lovely two days."
"A fabulous place to stay. My 12 year old daughter raved about the people and the dogs and can't wait to go back. We were really well looked after and felt totally relaxed."
"Really charming people, Amazing garden, beautiful house. Our kids are still talking of the dogs. It must be so beautiful when the trees are covered with yellow and orange
Thank you for your great hospitality"
"We arrived at Happy Lands after a long car journey. The owners and host were most welcoming with a cool drink and lots of information on the area and facilities available.
The food was first class and we enjoyed dinner as well as breakfast. The grounds were fantastic with a swimming pool, a l..."
"Happy Lands was a great place to stay. The location was amazing. We enjoyed the beautiful garden and the swimming pool. The bedroom was spacious and clean and made for a relaxing stay. Our holidays in SA started on Christmas day. The very friendly welcome we enjoyed on arrival an the ice cold l..."more
"We had the most fantastic time at Happy Lands and will recommend staying there. Mike, Nita and family were wonderful hosts. We met new friends too."
"Absolutly perfect! We spent three days in Mike and Nita's paradise! Will come back for sure! It is so beautiful and we really felt home so far from home! Thank you so much."
"What a pleasure to stay at such an exquisite venue and to be spoilt by such nice people."
"Very nice place to stay! Close to Addo Game Park, but far enough from busy roads. Very nice and tranquil. Hosts are friendly and very helpful."
"The stay was pleasant and the owner was very helpful in making bookings for us on a day/night safari."
"It was so nice to stay at the Happy Lands Guesthouse. The welcome-drink was a self-made lemonade and the 3-course dinner was very good. The owners are very lovely. And the farm is great. You can go through the orange plantation and try oranges."
"Mike and Nita were great lovely people, we really had a great time here the home cooking was wonderful on the the verandah.
Thanks again we will stay again when we make it back to SA.
Our daughter loves Buttons."
"Unfortunately, Nita was on holiday during out stay but Mike looked after us very well! We really enjoyed our stay and hope to be back very soon."
"The accommodation was great. The atmosphere even better. Really enjoyed the stay as well as all the hospitality. The SmithÕs go the extra mile to keep their guests happy. Definitely recommended "
"Great Locations, firendly and helpful. Lovely breakfast."
"Mike and Nita are wonderful hosts, nothing too much trouble. We especially enjoyed the braai organised one evening, not to mention the homemade marmelade. Room very comfortable and the outdoor shower a joy under the african night sky. Thank you so much."
"Nita and Mike made us feel really at home and relaxed on their working citrus farm and home. A quiet yet central location with easy access to Addo Elephant Park. We learned so much about the surrounding environment and enjoyed the company of the other guests at breakfast and in the evening."
"Excellent accommodation with super hosts Nita & Mike. Will recommend to friends without hesitation."
"A great place to stay especially with children. The owners were friendly and very hospitable. The walk through the citrusfarm was very relaxing. The room was very comfortable, we especially liked the double shower!"
"I stayed at Happy Lands with family for 4 days.
A very, quite stunning location, great sunsets and wonderful hosts.
The rooms are comfortable and cosy, we couldn't have asked for a nicer place to stay and will definitely stay their again whenever we go back to Addo.
"Four of us arrived after a long days travel and were warmly welcomed on arrival. Our hosts were absolutely charming, friendly and helpful.
The accommodation ie: Lemon cottage and orange blossom cottage were beautifully appointed and comfortable.
We were allowed to explore the farm and relax ..."
"The place was excellent. Great and friendly staff. Very spacious and well kept rooms. Will definately visit there again."
"What an amazing stay! Loved Happy lands B&B, we received the warmest welcome by the most fabulous hosts Nita and Mike!
The accommodation was perfect, both luxurious and relaxed we couldn't have asked for anymore - apart from we wished we could have stayed longer.
Nita and Mike wer..."
"I had a good stay at Happy Lands. It had everything we needed for a one night stay. I will recommend them to others. "
"Very comfortable accommodation, clean and spacious. Beautiful garden and surrounds. Hospitality was out the top drawer and special request for dinner was amazing and delicious. Well done!"
"I had a pleasant stay at Happy Lands. There service is good and friendly. The rooms have everything you need. I will refer them to others."
"This is the second or third time that we have visited Happy Lands and we have enjoyed it each time. I can certainly refer others here."
"My husband and I had a wonderful time celebrating our 1 year wedding anniversary on the picturesque orchard. Nita was a wonderful host! She truly made our stay extra special. "
"Our host was warm and friendly, true farm hospitality.
Room was large and very neat, perfect for our family.
Farm and garden was a treat to explore, kids loved it.
Would recommend for anyone. "
"I enjoyed my stay at Happy Lands B&B. I would recommend it to others and I have been here before so I would revisit again."
"This place was really amazing. Most beautiful setting, very wonderful owners. Great diner and breakfast and 5 star accommodation. Very quiet and relaxing. "
"Really enjoyed my 1 night stay at Happy Lands. Setting on Citrus farm is beautifully peaceful with privilege of eating freshly picked orange. Nita and Mike, friendly and accommodating. Meals - wholesome and delicious. Comfortable accommodation in pretty garden setting. Well worth a visit!"
"Our hosts were charming and very welcoming. Both dinner and breakfast served to our family of 3 was first class. The rooms were clean and the beds extremely comfortable. We only regret not having time to spend a second night at this interesting B&B. Loved the family dog who is just so friendly.
"My husband and I had a wonderful stay at Happy Lands. The room was very comfortable, the garden was so pretty and relaxing. Ulrich and Helen were very welcoming and friendly. I would highly recommend this B&B to all."
"Pleasant stay, nice meals, lovely gardens."
"Happy Lands was a beautiful citrus farm with incredible landscapes and wonderful people. The whole family was interesting and accommodating and willing to do anything for us. The safari they booked was WELL worth it. The rooms were inviting and comfortable and the family really encouraged interactio..."more
"Happy Lands B&B is an outstanding place to stay in that area. We are glad to have met such warm and sincere people like Mike and his family. We really enjoyed sitting together with Mike and the other guests talking and having great conversations.
Mike has organized an unforgettable game drive an..."
"We could not have asked for a better stay with better people anywhere!! We felt most welcome and were accomodated in the most hospitable way. My wife and I, and our boys aged 3 and 5, had a ball and loved the dogs Buttons and Bengi, the farm food, farm adventures and soft, warm farm beds! No need fo..."more
"Very, very friendly and nice people. The place and the garden are really very beautiful! When we arrived there was a cold drink; and also breakfast was super! Mike and Nita - their hospitality is great!"
"Happy Lands was a great place to be, in fact the best place on our trip through SA. The garden was superb as was the swimming pool. The owners could not have been more nice. Nita's cooking was great. Nothing beats a summer night having her dinner in her garden. And the dogs were the friendliest do..."more
"Rustic surroundings. Nita & Mike are very welcoming."
"Absolutely fantastic stay. Great all round venue for relaxed and centrally located accommodation to see the Addo park and other areas of interest. Highly recommended for all visitors - local and international. "
"One of the best accommodations during our journey! The owners are so friendly and make you really feel at home! The rooms are cosy and clean and there is a lot of space to hang around in the huge garden or at the pool.
The breakfast is homemade, very delicious and you get the freshest oran..."
"We had a wonderful stay at Happy Lands with welcoming hostess, Anita, making us feel so much at home. The surroundings are beautiful and peaceful, and the cuisine was all that we could have wished for. We definitely recommend having dinner at Happy Lands. It was lovely to meet other guests and excha..."more
"From entering your portal until sadly leaving your premise we had a great time. Not only that we had a great and impressive time at Addo Park, but we also enjoyed time on Happy Land very much. The lovely garden, nice lemon plant that is adjacent to the pool and relaxing area, and not to forget the g..."more
"Very warm welcome, lovely quiet and peaceful surroundings. Fabulous breakfasts and dinners and 3 very talented dogs especially the lemon player. Nita and Mike doing a great job. "
"A very enjoyable stay. Our hosts Mike and Nita were perfect, our room was large and well furnished and had an added bonus of an outside shower. The grounds were beautiful and tranquil. Nita cooked us a lovely meal one night and her homemade lemon juice was unbelievable. Happy Lands was recommended t..."more
"Very nice and in a quiet location. Stunning property! Funny dogs and lovely hosts. The Bobotie was tasty.
The room was clean and nicely decorated. The bathroom could be more intimate. Will come back."
"A little outside Addo, not far from the park, very nice place, friendly people. many insects, quit and nice rooms."
"Nice place on planet earth which is in the middle of nowhere (but near Addo National Park), very friendly and helpful host , great dogs, pretty old-fashioned rooms but old bathroom."
"Mike & Nita really, really made our stay at Happy Lands. They are both so warm and fun to talk with and also make an effort for the guests to get to know one another. With the beautiful views and their hospitality we really could have hung out on their porch for days! They were also very helpful wit..."more
"After staying at Happy Lands for 2 nights while visiting the Addo Elephant Park, we were made very welcome and it was like a home from home! While the breakfast was lovely and fresh, you could also have dinner there in the evenings, which I strongly recommend as the food is fantastic! Check out Ha..."more
"Nita and Mike were lovely and warm hosts while we stayed at this beautifully set B&B, overlooking the orange and lemon orchards. We would definitely recommend Happy Lands."
"Our stay at Happy Lands at Addo was a happy experience. The rooms are tastefully furnished to meet every need and the breakfast was big enough to take you through the day. The very private en-suite outside shower under and old guava tree enabled one to see the stars whilst enjoying the hot water. Wh..."more
"It was a fantastic stay at this B&B. A wonderful garden, nice room, cosy atmosphere and funny dogs. Mike & Nita were lovely hosts. We'll come back!"
"The hosts at Happy Lands were friendly and gave lots of tips about what to do around Addo and Port Elizabeth. besides going to the elephant park.
The room was nice and the common breakfast gave you a chance to meet with the other guests at the B&B.
"Our family of five thoroughly enjoyed the stay at Happy Lands B&B. Mike and Nita are excellent hosts, being warm and welcoming. They make an effort to get to know their guests and are unfailingly pleasant. We particularly enjoyed our breakfasts and drinks on the veranda - the place has a peaceful an..."more
"We stayed at Happy Lands B&B from the 17th until the 20th of October 2008.
Our room was neatly decorated and we loved the outside shower, the beautiful garden and the cute dogs. The area is very safe, so we could leave the windows open during night.
Something we have to mention: M..."
"What a nice place! Rooms are great, spacious garden and pool to hang around. Mike and Nita are very friendly and give you any advice you’ll need. Only drawback: No restaurant around, but within 15 mins driving there are some. Would stay again, thanks"
"We enjoyed our stay at the farm a lot - even though it was raining on that day.
The rooms are lovely furnished. A really nice place!"