Cathedral Peak Hotel

Cathedral Peak Hotel


Little Switzerland in Africa: The gracious Cathedral Peak Hotel is set in the majestic Drakensberg Mountains – the right choice for all those that seek recreational activities amidst the pristine and awe-inspiring environment of the KwaZulu Natal.


The fine hotel lies in the impressive and gorgeous Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park, which received the great honour of being nominated a UNESCO world heritage site. Opened as early as 1939, the unconventionally and cosy Cathedral Peak Hotel has earned read more » itself a reputation as a South African insider’s tip.


The sunset dipping the mountains into bright hues of orange and violet, there is simply no better place than the hotel’s terrace to admire the wonders of nature. Of course, with a traditional South African sundowner in hand!


After that you are perfectly prepared for an exquisite dinner. Delicious scents luring you in, you enter the restaurant which welcomes you with soft lights and a homely atmosphere.


And it is certainly a known fact: the fresh and clean air of the mountains makes you exceptionally hungry. During the day, the pool bar spoils you with tasty refreshments and small snacks.


Enjoy the Cathedral Peak’s delicious cuisine at a Braai: an African-style-barbecue at the open-air Boma. Not only the fantastic food is especially savoury, the view over the valley is the best seasoning mix imaginable.


At night, the Albert’s Cocktail Bar throws open its doors. On a chilly day, a blazing fire is lit in the fireplace. Step in and feel at home!


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Each of the Cathedral Peak Hotel’s 76 rooms feature a magnificent view of the soaring mountains and enchanted valleys. The 17 Standard Rooms feature a veranda that is perfect for indulging in the scenery, read more » especially with a steaming mug of tea or coffee sitting on the table next to you.


The tastefully furnished rooms are equipped with a double or twin bed and offer an en suite bathroom with a bathtub and a separate shower. On your request, a television set can be arranged.


Set amidst the lush vegetation, the Deluxe Rooms welcome you to sophisticated quarters characterised by generous proportions and superb comforts. Of course, the facilities meet and exceed those of the Standard Rooms.


Those guests, who seek ultimate privacy and remoteness, are well advised to choose one of the seven Executive or Honeymoon Suites featuring a private veranda.


The en suite bathrooms sport a luxurious spa bathtub and a separate shower. The suites, just like the Deluxe Rooms, are hidden amidst the beautiful Cathedral Peak’s gardens.


Accommodation designed for kings and statesmen, the Mponjwane Presidential Suite is the ultimate in fine luxury lodging at the Cathedral Peak Hotel. An open fireplace, a steam bath, under-floor heating and two TV sets are just some supreme facilities.


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The Cathedral Peak Hotel is the first choice for guests who seek a balanced mixture of sports, relaxation and nature experiences all set in a breathtaking scenery.


Reenergise at the Cathedral Peak’s read more » Vitality Centre. Various sophisticated treatments spoil you from head to toe.


A fully equipped gymnasium allows you to stay in shape even during your holidays. After that, enjoy the steam bath – pure relaxation! Game, set and match: accept the challenge of an exciting tennis or rapid squash game.


Volleyball is another great option. Gather a small group of friends of guests for friendly game. Recommend as less exhausting activities; enjoy a game of table tennis or a dip in one of the two pools, one of which is heated.


Take your time to explore the gorgeous landscape in its many different ways. Be sure not to miss one of the hikes accompanied by an experienced guide, who readily share his or her knowledge of this pristine ecosystem.


Of course, the mountains are the perfect playground for those who enjoy mountain biking. Alternatively, explore the area on horseback. Ponies are available for the small guests.


Try to get the swing of fly-fishing, a sport, which requires a lot of luck besides patience. Or improve your handicap on the golf course.


A unique experience is a flight with a helicopter, which allow you to experience the beauty of the country from a bird’s perspective. From the perspective to the feathered friend itself, a bird watching tour is the perfect opportunity to spot the many species inhabiting the region.


The Cathedral Peak Hotel, the Drakensberg Mountains, KwaZulu Natal and South Africa – all the necessary ingredients to cook up an unforgettable holiday!


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