Blue Cottages Country House (3 Star)



Set in remote Lowveld bush savannah against a backdrop of the magnificent Drakensberg escarpment, Blue Cottages Country House comprises a number of thatched cottages in a beautiful tropical garden. 

Buried deep within acres of orange groves, they are stylishly decorated in Afro-Colonial style with antiques and artefacts collected from across Africa. 

Home-cooked three-course dinners are served by lamp light on the farmhouse veranda overlooking the lush tropical gardens.

The stunning Blyde River Canyon route is nearby as are opportunites for rafting, hiking and birdwatching. Kruger Park is an hour`s drive away. This is a perfect place to rest and relax after a day’s exploring or as a welcome pause from your journey. 

Blue Cottages Country House is an enchanting overnight stop en route to the Kruger National Park and the Panoramic Route and Blyde River Canyon on the R527. 


Garden Cottage Suite: 
Sleeps 2.

This stylishly decorated little cottage has it all. Airconditioned bedroom with en suite bathroom with shower, a cosy lounge with TV and a fully equipped kitchenette as well as a delightful patio from which to sip sundowners from

Weavers' Nest Family Suite: 
Sleeps up to 5.

This is the original farm managers cottage built in 1948 on the pioneering Olifants River Estate. It houses a superb collection of Africana and memorabilia belonging to the owners of Monsoon - steeped in the history of the lowveld. 

Suite inside main farmhouse, 2 1/2 bedrooms, private patio, en-suite bathroom, air conditioned 

Blue Crane Cottage 1: 
Sleeps up to 4.

This is a cluster of 3 cottages. First cottage being the bedroom with double bed and ceiling fans. The second cottage is the private bathroom with bath (and bushveld shower for the adventurous). 

The third cottage is the lounge with television and fully equipped kitchen. 

These cottages also has a private patio with barbeque area.

Blue Crane Cottage 2: 
Sleeps 2.

A cottage with 2 single beds, television, ceiling fans and en-suite bathroom with shower.

Quail Cottage 1: 
Sleeps 2.

This is a cluster of 2 cottages. First cottage is the bedroom with double bed, television and ceiling fans, and the second cottage is the private bathoom. This cottage also has a private patio.

Quail Cottage 2: 
Sleeps 2.

A cottage with 2 single beds, television, ceiling fans and en-suite bathroom with shower.