Looking For The Ideal Family Getaway?

There are surely not many places where you can spend time in glorious solitude yet where there is plenty of space for the kids to run, play, swim, explore the mountain, go birding, iconic day drives, wonderful eateries, shopping of note, great quietness, great scenic beauty, a sublime, perfect place to spend a family holiday.


...are laid out, meander up Josephs Steps to the plateau on the mountain, perfect for family picnics or simply clamouring around on rocks looking for interesting ancient structures, flowers, plants.


...for "Fun in the Sun" moments for energetic children while Mom and Dad watch or join in the fun, surely the best cooling down dip ever.

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...are comfortably furnished with well equipped kitchens with stove, microwave, family sized fridge, ample safe parking behind the cottage, and serviced daily, even on public holidays and weekends. The covered deck with weber braai is the ideal outdoor entertainment area, with long glorious evenings leading into nights with star filled skies.

The double bedrooms furnished with king or queen sized beds and twin single beds, pampering bathrooms with showers and big bath tubs, views are incredible and plenty of safe place for children to run and play, and run...and run. Water is pumped from a borehole, and, although we do ask guests to be aware of water, there is no shortage and long lovely soaks are the order of the day, with lashings of hot water for the big showers

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...is superb with over 250 species, Allen does wonderful nature walks, introducing guests and especially youngsters to at all aspects of the Conservancy, and has specialist knowledge of our local birds and insects. Have a look at the Memory Board made by a group of children after a weekend spent at Amohela where Allen took them out on many exploratory nature walks.

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Lesotho-A stunningly beautiful day trip with awesome scenery. When you relax on your “deck-with-a-view” at Amohela ho Spitskop, your eyes are drawn to the awesome, majestic mountains beyond. These are indeed the Maluti ( Maloti) Mountains in the Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho. A day trip to this stunningly beautiful country is an absolute “MUST” for this is surely one of the most beautiful countries in the world.

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A vast scenic park, pack a picnic basket, plan to visit the vulture restaurant.

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...A Perfect Day Trip. The small village of Clarens is a beautiful scenic drive from Amohela ho Spitskop, and an interesting day trip.

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...country roads around Amohela ho Spitskop as a family is precious time spent together. The vastness and beauty of the valley provides a great sense of freedom and exhilaration perfect to awaken the senses and rejuvenate the spirit.

We have mapped out three cycling routes locally from a gentle pedal to Route C (below) which is not for the fainthearted, this 45 kilometer route is a challenge.

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...and shopping, we are seriously lucky to have some of the best. A 15 to 20 minute drive from Amohela, with indoor and outdoor seating and great safe playground areas for kids, you can find The Cabin and Constantia. Delicious breakfasts beautifully presented and served, light meals and scrumptious pizza made from locally produced stone ground flour. For the hungrier, trout from the Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho, and, on Sundays, the buffet at Constantia is worth booking for. The Pot and Fork serves special fondue, and boasts the biggest hamburgers around.