Luxurious & comfortable











Chalet Types Available

Accommodation at Cradle of Life comprises fifteen thatched cottages, each designed to accommodate four occupants in comfort. Set against the hillside, each chalet enjoys views over the picturesque valley below and far-off Mpumalanga Drakensberg mountains. 






Standard Chalet

Our standard chalets sleeps 4 guests, in 2 bedrooms, has a shared bathroom (shower, no bath) & a small kitchenette. The kitchenette comprises of a fridge, toaster, microwave, basic cutlery and crockery & coffee making facilities. No lounge area and TV. Please note, this unit is serviced daily. Braai facilities available. 

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Luxury Chalet

Our luxury chalets sleeps 4 guests, in 2 bedrooms, has a lounge with a TV, 2 bathrooms  and a kitchen. The kitchen comprises of a fridge, toaster, microwave, basic cutlery & crockery & coffee making facilities. Please note, this unit is serviced daily. A sleeper couch can be arranged in order to accommodate a 5th guest. Braai facilities available.

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Honeymoon Chalet

Our honeymoon chalet sleeps 2 guests in 1 bedroom. It has a lounge with TV and a kitchen with basic cutlery & crockery. The kitchen comprises of a fridge, toaster, microwave & coffee making facilities. This unit also has an area where the bride and her bridal party can get ready for her big day.  It does not only have a bathroom with his & her basins and shower, but also a private outdoor his & her shower in an enclosed small garden. Unit serviced daily. 

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Low & High Season Dates:

Low Season – 2019:

9 January 2019 – 14 March 2019
2 April 2019 – 14 June 2019
9 July 2019 – 20 September 2019
1 October 2019 – 4 December 2019

High Season – 2019:

12 December 2018 – 8 January 2019
15 March 2019 – 1 April 2019
15 June 2019 – 8 July 2019
21 September 2019 – 30 September 2019
5 December 2019 – 13 January 2020 






All Rooms Include…

Units Serviced Daily

Our units are serviced daily by our housekeeping staff between 8h00 & 16h00 for your convenience.

Free Undercover Parking

Each chalet has it’s own under cover parking space, on your doorstep.

Bedroom Comforts

All chalets are equipped with the finest quality bedding & linen, to ensure our guests of a comfortable night’s rest. 

Coffee & Tea Facilities

All chalets offer coffee & tea making facilities.

Laundry & Ironing Service

This service is available at an extra cost for guests upon request.

Breakfast Available

Breakfast is available to our guests at an additional, but reduced rate of R50 per guest. Our restaurant only serves breakfast from 8h00, but should you require it earlier, it can be arranged at reception in advance. 

Checkin & Checkout

Checkin time: 

From 14h00 – 19h00, after hours by arrangement only.

Checkout time:

Strictly at 10h00, penalty applies for late checkout.

Cancellation Policy
  • The guest is responsible for no show costs, as the unit would have been exclusively reserved for them.
  • 10% handling fee will be charged for all cancellations made.
  • A deposit/ full payment will be forfeited, if cancellation is done 2 weeks before the arrival date. 
House Rules
  • The use of chalets for any purposes othan personal accommodation, is strictly prohibited.

  • Children of any age are welcome. 

  •  Cradle of Life is an establishment that offers peace & tranquility. No loud music or any disturbances will be tolerated, as we want to ensure each guest has a pleasant experience.

Have a Question?

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