30 kilometres from Underberg in the heart of the Southern Drakensberg is Thekwanes Nest on an elevated, four hectare property with majestic views of the mountain.Thekwanes Nest offers two stone thatched cottages set in private,fully fenced tranquil surroundings with the beauty and fragrance of over 1 000 rose bushes.

The smaller cottage comprises of a single en suite bedroom with a queen sized bed; there is also a double bed sleeper couch in the lounge. This cottage is ideal for a couple or a couple with two children.

The larger cottage has two bedrooms with a king sized bed and double bunk in each bedroom, there is a double bed sleeper couch in the open plan lounge. The large sliding door onto the stoep allows you to view the mountain splendour from your armchair.

Each cottage has a fireplace in the lounge and is set in its own secluded private garden where there is also a braai area. Both cottages have fully fitted kitchens with stove, micro wave, fridge/freezer, kettle, toaster and utensils. All linen is supplied; you only need to bring your own towels, clothing and food.

We are close to: -
Drakensberg Gardens HotelResort, to which you have free access during your stay with us, is two kilometres from our front gate.

Garden Castle (Ukhalamba Drakensberg Park) about four kilometres from us; is part of the Drakensberg World Heritage Siteand offers walks and hikes into the mountains (remember to book in at the Parks office)

Rivers for swimming, tubing and trout fishing plus a visit to the cheese factory and horse riding are all in close proximity to Thekwanes Nest.

Trips can be taken up Sani Pass with 4X4 vehicles (remember that passports are required). There are tour operators in Underberg who take tour parties up Sani Pass.

  • braai / barbecue - communal
  • kitchen (fully equipped)
  • microwave in unit