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Vacation rentals in Mpumalanga

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Top-rated vacation rentals in Mpumalanga

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Guesthouse in Hillcrest
Stacey's Cornerstone Apartment
Step into our new, timelessly decorated luxurious apartment with Grand doors & exquisitely high ceilings. Indulge in a calming shower, snuggle on decadently large plush daybeds, watch your fav Netflix series, enjoy uncapped WIFI or fall into a peaceful sleep. Slip into our lush Queen bed for a rejuvenating night while gazing at the stars. Create perfect lighting for a romantic rendezvous or a working holiday, & don't forget to savour a cup of the finest filter coffee in our quaint private garden
$38 per night
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Guest suite in Hillcrest
Angel's Arms Hillcrest Guest Suite
Welcome to our cozy suite where you will feel relaxed and at home. There is a queen sized bed and a separate bathroom with a shower and toilet. A small kitchenette in the bedroom space overlooks an outside area with table and bench where you can sit outside and enjoy the Hillcrest sun and bird life. We are 5 minutes drive away from Hillcrest Hospital, 3 minutes from Kearsney College, 5 minutes from shops and have easy access to the freeway. Please stipulate number of guests in your booking.
$17 per night
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Cottage in Hillcrest
The Tennis Court Cottage, peaceful and relaxing
Based in central Hillcrest, the Tennis Court Cottage is a recently renovated, self catering garden cottage located on a well secured property within a lush, green garden. The space is a private and peaceful, equipped with all the amenities required by the business or leisure traveler. Self check in and out is quick and easy via a keypad at the main gate, a key box is located at the entrance to the unit. Due to its size the unit is ideally suited for short term stays.
$36 per night
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Other great vacation rentals in Mpumalanga

Private room in Outer West Durban
11-on-RobRoy Pvt Double Room & bath with Pool
$23 per night
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Serviced apartment in Outer West Durban
Studio 1 @ Churchill Lane
$57 per night
Private room in Camperdown
Leopards and Louries
$36 per night
Guesthouse in Hillcrest
Stacey's Apartment
$34 per night
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Cottage in Hillcrest
Garden Paradise, Hillcrest, KZN
$31 per night
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Guesthouse in Westville
Luxurious 1 Bedroom Oasis With Private Jacuzzi
$62 per night
Home in Gillitts
Home in Winston Park!
$31 per night
Guest suite in Kloof
Weaver - beautiful studio with valley views
$25 per night
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Rental unit in Outer West Durban
Little Delicious Monster (off grid), Drummond KZN
$40 per night
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Loft in Westville
Kemp’s Loft
$25 per night
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Private room in Gillitts
Quiet, peaceful and private room with en suite
$24 per night
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Private room in Camperdown
Valley View
$23 per night

Stays in Mpumulanga Unit A

Condo in Outer West Durban
Nguni Place - a self-catering, modern apartment.
$87 per night
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Loft in Outer West Durban
The Loft: Cosy 1 Bed Loft W/ Amazing View and Pool
$32 per night
Home in Outer West Durban
Lofty Guesthouse- Modern, self catering
$52 per night
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Guesthouse in Hillcrest
Comfortable private cottage in central Hillcrest
$38 per night
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Stays in Mpumalanga F

Cottage in Outer West Durban
Herbie's Hideout: 1 Bed Cottage W/ View and Pool
$32 per night
Guesthouse in Kloof
"Be Our Guest" sleeps 3, self-catering. Open Plan
$46 per night
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Cottage in Kloof
Hadeda- New apartment with incredible views!
$35 per night
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Rental unit in Gillitts
Upmarket estate apartment
$48 per night

Stays in Mpumalanga D

Bus in Gillitts
Masinga - a uniquely beautiful experience
$55 per night
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Private room in Durban
Serene house overlooking gorge....
$23 per night
Private room in Hillcrest
Springside House _ Pool Room
$42 per night
Vacation home in Outer West Durban
Lovely 1 bed flat in Drummond easy freeway access
$43 per night
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Your guide to Mpumalanga

All About Mpumalanga

The South African province of Mpumalanga is the second smallest province in the country, but within its borders you’ll find distinctive geographical features, incredible wildlife, thriving cities, and traditional villages. The province is split between high altitude grassland, called the highveld, and low altitude savannah, referred to as the lowveld. Mpumalanga’s diverse landscape and nature parks and reserves draw outdoor enthusiasts from all over the world. Mpumalanga’s capital city, Mbombela, in the lowveld, is the perfect homebase for you to explore this province, as it offers easy access to all the region’s natural attractions, as well as botanical gardens, museums, art galleries, and fantastic eateries serving up traditional South African and international fare.

To cover as much of the province as possible, you may want to take a drive along the Panorama Route. This scenic road, which takes one to three days to explore, traverses through the Blyde River Canyon, where you’ll pass culture landmarks like the Lydenburg Museum, home to the Lydenburg Heads — terracotta sculptures of heads created around the year 500 AD — and the Sudwala Caves, the oldest caves in the world.


When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Mpumalanga?

Situated in the southern hemisphere, Mpumalanga’s winters run from April to August, while summers are from October to February. Since this province is home to two different landscapes, the weather does differ depending on where in Mpumalanga you choose to stay. If you intend to explore both the Highveld and the Lowveld regions of the province in one trip, be prepared for temperature variations.

During the winter months it can get quite chilly at night, though the days remain mild, so be sure to bring a jacket if you might be caught outside after dark. Winter is one of the best times for spotting animals because the lower levels of vegetation draw them out into the open as they search for food. Spring brings warmer weather, though the heat never reaches sweltering levels, even in peak summer. During the warmer months, you may hear the calls of unique migratory birds that come to Mpumalanga from all around the world. Once fall arrives, the weather tends to stay warm, but the summer temperature spikes drop off, allowing for the autumn foliage to revive and return the area to its golden colors.


What are the top things to do in Mpumalanga?

Blyde River Canyon

Spanning 31 miles, the Blyde River Canyon is one of the largest canyons in the world, though it differs from those such as the Grand Canyon because it is covered in subtropical vegetation. There are hiking paths that crisscross the canyon, and you can go kayaking or whitewater rafting on Blyde River. The canyon is part of a 71,000-acre nature reserve that is also home to geological features including Bourke’s Luck Potholes, the Three Rondavels, God’s Window, and Pinnacle Rock.

Lisbon Falls

At just over 300 feet tall, Lisbon Falls is the highest waterfall in the area, and more adventurous visitors are able to hike all the way to the base of the waterfall before taking a refreshing dip in the pool at the bottom. Additionally, there are several magnificent waterfalls that adorn the cliffs and gorges of Mpumalanga, some of which are in the middle of indigenous forests. Their constant mist provides some much-needed coolness when hiking through the area.

Pilgrim’s Rest

Pilgrim’s Rest is a museum town filled with relics of 1800s Victorian architecture, offering the opportunity to witness the stronghold gold mining once had in this area. The town attracted gold prospectors from 1873 until the 1880s, and many buildings from that initial rush remain, such as the Printing Museum and the Anglican Church. Check out one of the historic homes, such as the Alanglade House Museum, for a closer view into this history.