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Hartbeespoort Dam Accommodation


Superior Hartbeespoort Dam Accommodation for Businesses and Holidaymakers

Hartbeespoort Dam is often considered the holiday destination of choice when it comes to places to stay near Pretoria or Johannesburg. Luxury accommodation establishments, such as Villa Paradiso, our elegant hotel and estate with a stunning conference and wedding venue is perhaps one of the reasons why discerning travellers spend weekends, as well as entire holidays, next to the majestic dam.

Nestled at the foot of the Magaliesberg Mountain range, we offer opulent business, executive, honeymoon and family Hartbeespoort Dam accommodation. The location of our accommodation is superb and surrounded by breathtaking beauty; the hotel offers a tranquil retreat from the busy city life. Combined with state-of-the-art conference facilities for corporate retreats, we’ve developed a reputation for excellence over the years. Indeed, we count among the most pristine hotels in Gauteng. This also applies to our wedding venue with its beautiful chapel and awe-inspiring surroundings, as well as our accommodation.

With 60 well-appointed bedrooms, no fewer than two banqueting facilities, seven conference venues, a wedding chapel, outdoor boma, breakfast room and our à la carte restaurant, we are able to cater for small and large business groups and groups of wedding guests. We offer a Sunday Lunch Buffet, which features mouth-watering delicious cuisine to fit all palates and with numerous activities on offer in the surrounds, some of which are briefly introduced below, guests most certainly will want to stay as long as possible.

Art of Cheese Making

The Van Gaalen Kaasmakerij is most certainly an attraction not to miss. The owner comes from the Netherlands and has brought all of her expertise and knowledge to South Africa. Take a tour through the cheese factory and learn about the art of cheese making in a stunning setting. Picnic hampers can be booked, giving you just so much more reason to enjoy the morning learning about the best of cheese making cultures.

Lesedi Cultural Village

Learn more about the Lesedi people, their traditions and artworks in South Africa through a visit to the Village, where you’ll be able to see their unique architecture, dances and various artefacts.

Hartbeespoort Dam Aquarium

A trip to Hartbeespoort Dam is not complete without a visit to the Aquarium, where you’ll be able to see tropical and freshwater fish, as well as crocodiles, seals and a variety of aquatic animals.

4x4 Trail

If you’re a 4x4 enthusiast, visit the De Wildt trail, where you’ll have the opportunity to test your skills on the adventurous circular trail without the need for special guidance. There are extra loops if you want to have a more adventurous day with ramps, rock slabs, water crossings and sand challenges.

Hike for Life

Enjoy a day of hiking in the Magaliesberg, whether you’re an experienced hiker or just want to enjoy the outdoor experience. Walk across the suspension bridge and if you’re up for the challenge, why not take on the cable river crossing? The Hennops hiking trail consists of two one-day trails called the Zebra and the Krokodilberg trails, with the Krokodilberg approximately 11km of hiking that takes you over the river, past an old war hospital, a suspension bridge and over ridges. The Zebra trail is shorter, with about 6km of light hiking with numerous opportunities to spot wildlife.

Bond with Elephants

Hartbeespoort is also renowned for the Elephant Sanctuary, where visitors have the opportunity to interact with the majestic elephants of Africa through walks; interaction sessions and elephant back rides. Visitors are taken through the forest, where they are introduced to the animals in their natural setting. It is a truly memorable experience.

Art at its Best

If you love South African artwork, visit the Chris Tugwell Art Gallery, where some of the finest artworks are on display.

Horse Riding

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to experience some of the best horseback riding available with your colleagues, friends or family members. Go on the Harties Horse Trail Safari at the Groot Berlange Stud Farm, where you have a choice of several trails. Whether you want to go on a wildlife trail or want to ride to view scenic landscapes, you will simply delight in the variety on offer.

With several activities and attractions on offer in close proximity of our accommodation at Villa Paradiso, you will experience a truly unique holiday. View our complete range of Hartbeespoort Dam accommodation options and make your reservation today.