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The Zuurberg Mountain Village is a haven of historical delight set high up on the Zuurberg Mountains. It is a tranquil & truly unique mountain top retreat set in 160 hectares of indigenous vegetation with breathtaking... [read more...]
The Zuurberg Mountain Village is a haven of historical delight set high up on the Zuurberg Mountains. It is a tranquil & truly unique mountain top retreat set in 160 hectares of indigenous vegetation with breathtaking views overlooking the Addo Elephant National Park. This 150 year old historical hotel is a mere one hour's drive from Port Elizabeth and offers her guests an elegant lifestyle and ambiance of a bygone era. The Zuurberg Manor & Zuurberg Village offers comfort, traditional country cuisine, friendly staff & a countless number of outdoor activities that enhance your experience. Located within close proximity, the 145 000 hectare Greater Addo National Park surrounds the hotel where a range of spectacular horse-riding and hiking trails can be experienced from beginners to the more advanced. Facilities include: A lounge, gracious and high-ceilinged room dominated by an immense stone fireplace with classic indigenous wooden furniture typical of the period. Aperitifs can be enjoyed around a log fire on cool winter evenings.The Cycad, the hotel's main dining area is enhanced by several features - the counter hand-crafted by the 1820 Settlers, fireplaces & French doors leading to the pool where alfresco dining may be enjoyed on balmy summer nights. Woodifields Bar, named after the engineer of the Zuurberg Pass, is one of the few remaining genuine English pubs in the country, where refreshments can be enjoyed in a relaxing atmosphere. Hotel Leisure Facilities include a swimming pool, tennis courts, kiddies playground area, pool table, game drives, hiking trails, bird watching and horse trails. Meals - Guests can be expected to enjoy a leisurely country breakfast and during the day the Terrace menu is available for light snacks. Zuurberg Mountain Village offers a Classic 5 course Carvery or Table d'hote. The Zuurberg Mountain Villages Traditional Sunday Carvery is legendary. Guests still travel from afar to celebrate this gourmet experience.