• The awesome view from the self catering cottages at Amohela ho Spitskop Country Retreat & Conservancy between Ficksburg & Clocolan in the Eastern Free State
  • The EarthStone Cottages in the foreground, SkyWind Cottages in the background, as seen from the iconic small mountain at Amohela ho Spitskop Counry Retreat & Conservancy between Ficksburg & Clocolan in the Eastern Free State


The self catering cottages are large, spacious, private, secluded, in the vast and beautiful setting of the spectacular Eastern Highlands of the Free State, South Africa. With magnificent views across the valley to the Maluti Mountains beyond, the Retreat is remote yet accessible, set on 164 hectares of a Re-wilded Conservancy where guests have unhindered access to roam a privately owned mountain and walks are laid out on the flatland.

We are pet friendly BY APPOINTMENT only. Cottages are not fenced to allow for the best enjoyment of guests, and mammals and small animals, birds, roam free. Dogs must be well socialized and under control of owners at all times.



EarthStone Cottages

These cottages are large, spacious, comfortably furnished,  well equipped, with two or three bedrooms, the perfect getaway for families.

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SkyWind Cottages

These beautiful furnished indulgently gorgeous cottages are private and secluded, just  two are accommodated in great luxury & solitude. 

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Dassie House

Dassie House, the original sandstone farmhouse, in two free standing en suite garden bedrooms

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