Drakensberg Sun Hotel

600, Winterton 3340
from/per night R3470.00

About Drakensberg Sun Hotel

The Drakensberg Sun is one of Southern Sun's timeshare resorts located high in the Drakensberg Mountains, in the dramatic landscape of the Cathkin Peak area.

The natural surroundings provide guests with spectacular scenery, breathtaking views and fresh mountain air - perfect for a relaxing getaway. With the use of natural materials, polished wood and rich earthy colours making the resort one of South Africa's most striking resorts, the Drakensberg Sun offers comfortable luxury rooms and suites with uninterrupted Drakensberg mountain views. The restaurant offering an excellent buffet overlooks the private lake at the resort. Drinks and light snacks can be enjoyed throughout the day on the terrace.

In addition to the comfortable accommodation, the resort has a proven track record in hosting private events including seminars, conferences, banquets and special occasion functions.


The comfortable rooms and suites provide guests with the following features:

  •     Air conditioning
  •     Television, remote controlled, with cable / satellite channels
  •     Telephone (Direct dial)
  •     Coffee and tea making facilities
  •     Hairdryer
  •     Iron / ironing board (available on request)
  •     Private bathroom
  •     Separate wardrobe
  •     Work desk lamp
  •     Guest room voltage - 220V
  •     Room meal service available from 11am to 11pm

Facilities / Services

The Drakensberg Sun offers a range of hotel services that include both business and children services including:

General Services / facilities include:

  •     Gift shop / newsstand
  •     Curio shop
  •     Laundry / valet
  •     Safety deposit box
  •     Guest relations desk
  •     Hospitality lounge
  •     No pets allowed
  •     Open parking

Business services available at the resort include:

  •     Secretarial services
  •     Facsimile services
  •     PC / printer service
  •     Executive rooms
  •     High speed internet access

Children Services available include:

  •     Babysitting (on request)
  •     Special children's programmes (weekends and school holidays)
  •     Video games
  •     Table tennis
  •     Action cricket
  •     Paint ball
  •     Pony rides
  •     Pool tables
  •     Tubby boats
  •     Jungle gym


The restaurant at the resort, Lakeview Restaurant, offers a full buffet for breakfast and dinner. An a la carte menu is also available during 10:30am and 6pm.


There are a range of activities available at the resort and nearby for both young and old. Activities include:

  •     Bird watching
  •     Boating
  •     Bowling
  •     Golf
  •     Guided Walks
  •     Gym
  •     Helicopter rides
  •     Horse riding
  •     Jet skiing
  •     Mountain Biking
  •     Mountain Hiking
  •     Pitch and putt
  •     Pool tables
  •     Qolf - an alternative to Golf that is suitable and fun for the whole family.
  •     Quad biking
  •     River rafting
  •     Rowing boats and canoes
  •     Squash
  •     Sun downer cruises on the lake
  •     Video games
  •     Volleyball

The Champagne Sports Golf Course close by offers guests the choice of 2 outdoor swimming pools.


Find below a list of distances from the Drakensberg Sun Hotel to specified destinations:

  •     Durban International Airport- 242km
  •     Estcourt General Hospital - 65km
  •     Ladysmith Hospital - 70km
  •     Champagne Sport Resort Golf Course - 5km


Room Types

Premium Family Room

  • Premium Family Room
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Standard Twin Room

  • Standard Twin Room
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Standard Room

  • 78 Standard Room
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  • Superior
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  • Executive
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Presidential Suite

  • Presidential Suite
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Standard Premium

  • Standard Premium
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Executive Premium

  • Executive Premium
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