Drakensberg Sun Resort
Winterton, Drakensberg - Accommodation
ESTABLISHMENT OVERVIEW:This accommodation in Winterton, Kwazulu Natal is a luxury hotel and timeshare resort that is nestled high in the striking setting of the Cathkin Peak region of the Drakensberg Mountains offering visitors - out of this world views and fresh, crisp mountain air.
This country resort in the Drakensberg makes use of earthy rich colours and natural materials, which makes it one of the most remarkable resorts in South Africa. Most of the apartments and chalets have beautiful lake or mountain views and are designed with the guest's comfort in mind.
This Winterton accommodation offers an extensive variety of activities and facilities for the guests' entertainment. Ranging from two swimming pools, tennis, volleyball, squash, pitch & putt, boating, fishing, sundowner cruises, guided walks, mountain hikes, mountain biking, horse riding and a nearby eighteen hole Golf Course.
The Drakensberg Sun Resort's welcoming restaurant greets guests with roaring log fires and delicious hearty home-style meals. Why not enjoy an outstanding lunch on the balcony outside, a mountain picnic, or a truly South African Braai (BBQ). Come to the "fighting Trout Pub" a cheery small pub, which is not to be missed as it radiates warmth and welcomes all who "˜come a calling'.
The apartments and chalets have fully equipped kitchenettes, roomy living area and en suite bathrooms.
Services & Facilities
• Gift shop Ellas's
• Laundry / valet service available
• Internet access
Children's Services & Activities
• Daily activity programme
• Games room
• Movie room
• Jungle gym
• Transport is available from and to Durban International Airport with prior arrangement.
Indoor and unique outdoor conference facilities available up to 100 delegates. The Drakensberg Sun Resort is a great venue for all types of conferences offering equipment and refreshments.
Stay in Winterton at the Drakensberg Sun Resort for an amazing holiday by the Drakensberg Mountains.
Facilities & Amenities includes:
Facilities available at Drakensberg Sun Resort, Winterton, Drakensberg
- American Express
- Children Welcome
- Conference Facilities
- Diners Club
- Air Conditioning
Accreditations & Gradings:
Accreditations for Drakensberg Sun Resort, Winterton, Drakensberg
- South Africa Tourism Board
- Tourism Grading Council
Things to do near Winterton, Drakensberg
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Directions to Drakensberg Sun Resort
Map of Drakensberg Sun Resort in Winterton, Drakensberg+ OPEN FULL MAP
GPS Co-Ordinates: 29° 25' 24" E / 29° 0' 27.2" S
By Car / Driving
Driving to Drakensberg Sun Resort in Winterton, Drakensberg
|Departing: King Shaka International Airport|
|Address: M65, La Mercy 4405, South Africa|
|Distance: 268 km / Duration: 2 hours 49 mins|
|1.||Head southeast||1.3 km|
|2.||Take the 1st left onto Mdloti St
|3.||Continue onto M65
|4.||Keep right at the fork and merge onto N2
Partial toll road
|5.||At the interchange 165-E B Cloete, keep left and follow signs for N3 toward Pietermaritzburg/Johannesburg||1.6 km|
|6.||Turn left onto N3
Partial toll road
|7.||Take exit 194 for R74 toward R103/Colenso/Bergville||0.6 km|
|8.||Turn left onto R74||21.5 km|
|9.||Turn left onto R600||25.0 km|
|10.||Turn right||4.2 km|
|11.||Turn right||85 m|
|12.||Turn left||12 m|
Destination will be on the left
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