About Amohela ho Spitskop Country Retreat & Conservancy
Amohela is nestled in a valley between the small rural farming towns of Ficksburg and Clocolan, with views that stretch to the majestic Maluti Mountains in the Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho.
Are you looking for space, lots and lots of space?
Our EarthStone Cottages are BIG… with double bedrooms, pampering bathrooms and large open plan living areas with open fires, family sized fridges & big comfy couches. The bedrooms have king or queen size beds with cuddly duvets & twin beds. The bathrooms have glass fronted showers and big bathtubs for soaks in lots of steamy hot water — we are blessed with a good water supply. Bedrooms and bathrooms have wall heaters and there are heated blankets on all the beds.
Are you are looking for seldom found privacy & seclusion?
At Amohela there are BIG spaces between cottages for maximum privacy and seclusion.
SkyWind Cottages, where the wind and the sky meet in a 360 degree sweep across the beautiful Eastern Highlands landscape. There are two SkyWind self catering cottages, Quail Cottage and Francolin Cottage, built from sandstone blocks, barn style with high beamed ceiling, tin roof, cement painted floors. The open plan spaciousness, beautiful pampering baths and enclosed sandstone shower and toilet, a fully equipped kitchen, a weber braai on the patio-with-a-view, this all comes together to define these awesome dwelling places for just two in quietness, space and luxury. There is a combustion wood burning fire, heated blankets for chilly Highland winters, King Size beds with big cosy duvets.
There is safe parking behind all cottages, serviced daily, free WiFi at the reception area.
Activities and Things to do in and around Amohela ho Spitskop.
This is the perfect place to take a deep breath and slow down the hectic pace of life. With walking trails laid out on the 420 acre retreat, climbs into the stunning little mountain, a bird list of some 250 species, small mammals, amazing stars at night, indeed a very special place. Locally there are day drives of much beauty, small and quaint villages to visit, good eateries, in the village a golf course where visitors are welcome and plains game wander the greens, San rock art, luminosity of light attracting both painters and photographers, cycling on the property or locally on safe scenic country roads. Each year in March there is a well-run mountain cycle race over four days, combined with a cultural and vintage tractor show. In the areas around Ficksburg and Clocolan it is Cherry Country, and Ficksburg hosts the oldest crop festival in South Africa, The Cherry Festival, in November each year. With the proximity to the Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho, a visit to Afriski Ski Resort and the Sky Restaurant, where you drive through mountain passes and valleys of exquisite beauty, passports are required to enter Lesotho.
50% deposit required to confirm a booking, with the balance due 30 days before arrival. If a short term booking, the full amount is required to confirm the booking. For long weekends, a minimum stay of three days is required. Terms and conditions apply.
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