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“A special place” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Lake Naverone Holiday Cottages

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Lake Naverone Holiday Cottages
Certificate of Excellence
Pretoria, South Africa
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27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“A special place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2012

Lake Naverone first saw me in the spring of 2008. Since then I’ve been back five times and am planning at least one further stay this year. It is my place to rejuvenate, drink in the beauty of the mountains and sleep soundly.
The resort is on a large estate in the Southern Drakensberg, 30km into the mountains from Underberg. It consists of 21 well-spaced self-catering cottages of various sizes around a lake (man-made, I think) on a tributary of the uMzimkulu River. The lake is stocked with trout, and sometimes you can see their large, lazy cohorts (bream? pike? something else? can’t remember) drifting along in the crystal-clear water.
This place for me is all about the quiet, the clean air and the beauty but there is scope for considerably more physically energetic activities than I undertake Power boats are not allowed thank goodness, but each cottage has a rowing boat and there are a few paddle boats as well. There is the fishing, there are horses to ride, and the resort abuts the Garden Castle Nature Reserve – the most southerly portion of the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park. So, good walking and hiking for the energetic.

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Esme N, Manager at Lake Naverone Holiday Cottages, responded to this review, April 4, 2015
So good to hear that Lake Naverone is also a 'special place' for you as it is and has been for many people. Thank you for sharing all the relative facts about the resort with others on this page. May your next booking be soon!
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Property: Lake Naverone Holiday Cottages
Address: Drakensberg Gardens Road, Underberg 3257, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Underberg
Amenities:
Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 18 Specialty Lodging in Underberg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Lake Naverone Holiday Cottages 3*
Number of rooms: 21
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated in a valley at the foot of the Southern Drakensberg Mountains in a World Heritage Site, we offer top-class self catering serviced cottages situated on our 2 Lakes with Magnificent views of the Mountains and Lake. The mountain peaks create magical dimensions to the breathtaking outcrops. We offer Swimming, Tennis,Boating and fly fishing in the dams which provide hours of entertainment for young and old. Walks, hikes (varying in difficulty, mountain biking and our un-forgettable horse-riding which takes you out on a 1 hr out-ride down to a river and into the Mountains.We have restaurants and a Golf course within a 3km drive or walk. We offer a place where dreams become reality. ... more   less 
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