Drakensberg Mountains - Cleopatras Mountain Farm House Retreat

January 23, 2018

Nestled away in the impressive UKlahlamba Drakensberg mountain range in the Kamberg Valley in the vicinity of Giant’s Castle, you are going to uncover Cleopatras Mountain Farmhouse. This distinctive Gourmand mountain lodge is two hundred km from Durban airport and 450 km from Johannesburg international airport. I drove down from Johannesburg and the journey took me close to 5 hours together the N3 toll road ahead of coming off at Mooi River. From there, it’s no a lot more than 30 miles and even though the directions were excellent, it is recommended to have out this portion of the push by daylight to make it less difficult to see the landmarks that are described in the directions.

In the long operate, I arrived but as it was darkish, I was not in a position to wholly value the splendor of its area till the next day. I experienced also confirmed up considerably also late for the six course evening food which was a pity. There are eleven suites at Cleopatras and each and every 1 is exclusive. I was checked into area two, the Scandinavian room and it was remarkable and extremely spacious. It had been a prolonged working day so I shortly received into my bed that was warmed by an electric blanket and went to rest.

I acquired up early as I experienced a lengthy drive to the Zulu Battlefields forward of me but first I wished to have a appear spherical. The early morning mist hung above the encircling mountains and I could effectively see precisely what a beautiful place it was. I manufactured my way to the breakfast place the place a wonderful 3 system meal was dished up to established me up properly for the day. The chef at Cleopatras creates his meals with flavour as his major aim and I had to say that I was not disappointed. In fact, I will not remember the final time I was dished up these kinds of a fantastic breakfast.