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Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse

Fond of your food? Hidden away in Kamberg Valley is a farmhouse run by connoisseurs serving unrivalled country-style food, using farm-grown produce and their fanatical interest in flavour.

Perhaps South Africa is a long way to go for a feast. But wait till you taste it. Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse is set amongst the Drakensberg Mountains in Natal-KwaZulu and is dedicated to raising farmhouse-style food to completely new levels. And when you think about it, why not? South Africa does, after all, have some of the best produce, juiciest fruit, highest quality meat – including game – and, of course, many of the finest wines in the world.

So if you’re a gourmet, Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse is a natural choice for your luxury, tailor-made holiday to South Africa. And you can always burn off the extra pounds by riding a horse through the incomparable Drakensberg countryside, walking round the estate gardens, fishing for trout and visiting artisan shops and artists’ studios.

Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse, at a glance

  • Home-from-home farmhouse tucked away in the beautiful Kamberg Valley
  • Choice of only 11 guest rooms all individually themed and named: Italian, Scandinavian, Naturalist, Darjeeling, Garden, Colonial Natal, Classical, Postcard, Blue & White, Swedish and Cowboy
  • Meticulous appointments and attention to detail in the décor
  • All have themed en suite bathrooms and huge, comfy beds
  • River Run self-catering cottage also available
  • Gourmet dining with fine cuisine created for connoisseurs by dedicated foodies, with recipes from the Cleopatra’s own published cookbook

For leisure and pleasure

  • Copper Pot Spa offering a range of treatments by a professional in-house therapist using many locally sourced ingredients like baobab and marula
  • Tours of the vegetable potager, herb, rose and geometric gardens
  • Horse riding around the fabulous Drakensberg countryside
  • Rainbow and brown trout fishing in crystal clear streams
  • Helicopter trips over the Drakensberg Mountains
  • Cultural visits to over 180 craft shops, woodturners, cheese-makers, weavers, potters, artists and artisans
  • Expeditions to see 300 year old rock art
  • It was an extraordinary, wonderful and memorable holiday. Thank you to everyone.

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