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Gecko Room @ Acra Retreat

Private room in bed and breakfast hosted by Holger
3 guests1 bedroom1 bedShared toilet with sink
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This cosy corner room grants a view of the pool & garden overlooking the Mountains. It has a own door to the bottom patio.
The room includes a comfortable double bed and TV with full DSTV
Tea/coffee maker, fan, safe and hairdryer are standard
BATHROOM IS SHARED with the Elephant Room!
Towels & toiletries are provided + room is serviced daily
This Room combined with the Elephant Room is a perfect arrangement for a family
The parents have their own room and the kids can use the room just opposite

The space
Acra Retreat **Mountain View Lodge** is the PERFECT STOPOVER POINT BETWEEN JOHANNESBURG AND THE KRUGER NATIONAL PARK, after a long flight or for a relaxed & stress free return back home.
Positioned on the edge of a cliff, Acra-Retreat is situated on the border of the Elands Krans Nature Reserve which gives you a soothing and most amazing Mountain Panorama.

We feature a outdoor pool with a children's pool, a trampoline, sheltered barbecue facilities and a beautifully manicured garden.
Wi-Fi is available at a small surcharge.

We also offer guided Quad Bike Tours !!!

Acra-Retreat Mountain View Lodge has a fully licensed and very well stocked pub. Sundowners & cocktails can be enjoyed on the deck or at the pool. Relax and enjoy in the peace and tranquillity that Acra Retreat offers.

A beautiful, scrumptious Three-Course Dinner is served every evening if requested. We will send you our menu after the reservation is confirmed.
But we can always also just make you a quick toasted sandwich and side salad for the smaller appetite.
And surely you can also use one of our braai (BBQ) facilities. We will support the cutlery, condiments, wood, charcoal or briquettes, firestarters,...

All individually decorated rooms offer a ‘private’ entrance to the decks / gardens with Mountain Views. Each room is fitted with a TV and satellite/DStv channels.
Tea/coffee facilities, a safe, a hairdryer and (ceiling-) fan are standard.
Toiletries, towels and additional pool towels are provided.
Of course we also supply the linen, bedding, additional blankets and everything else necessary for a relaxing good night sleep.
The rooms are serviced daily!

Scrumptious dinners are served in the evening but you can also use one of our braai (BBQ) facilities. We will support the cutlery, condiments, wood, charcoal,....

•Amazing Mountain Panorama
•Outdoor pool, children’s pool & trampoline
•Beautiful sheltered braai area (BBQ area)
•Wi-Fi available (surcharge)
•Koi pond
•Own borehole with regularly tested, clean water
•Safe Parking on the property (free)
•Malaria Free
•English, German, Dutch and Afrikaans spoken
•German / South African Management
•-NEW- Hiking with Ridgebacks (please book in advance)
•“Nature Drives” in an open SUV around Waterval Boven with amazing views, historic sites, picnic break,….
•**NEW** : Guided Quad-Bike Trails! Enjoy one of our breathtaking routes for beginners and experienced drivers.

Horse riding, mountain climbing, abseiling and spa treatments and more can be arranged. We can send you a list or link with the close by activities and attractions.

The hotel is located on the way to the Kruger Park, 2.5 hour’s drive from Johannesburg and approximately 2,15 hours from Malelane Gate.

Guest access
You will be able to explore everything.
After the Check-In you will get your room keys and a remote for the main gate.

Other things to note
Waterval Boven is world famous amongst the climbing community and has been voted to be one of the best 10 climbing areas in the world. There are 600+ secured climbing routes and a thriving climbing community.
There are also some great Mountain Bike trails closeby.
The famous author and scientist Michael Tellinger also lives in town and has written and researched his numerous books about the fascinating Stone Circles and Adam’s Calendar here. He has built the “Stone Circle Museum” right next to his international conference/meeting centre.
This cosy corner room grants a view of the pool & garden overlooking the Mountains. It has a own door to the bottom patio.
The room includes a comfortable double bed and TV with full DSTV
Tea/coffee maker, fan, safe and hairdryer are standard
BATHROOM IS SHARED with the Elephant Room!
Towels & toiletries are provided + room is serviced daily
This Room combined with the Elephant Room is a perf…
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Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed, 1 single bed, 1 cot

Amenities

High chair
TV with standard cable/satellite
Cable TV
Wifi
Pool
Cot
Free parking on premises
Room-darkening shades
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Location

Waterval Boven, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Our “First –Time-Guests” mostly stay with us, because we are perfectly situated between the Kruger National Park and Johannesburg.
Our guests don’t want to drive 6 hours, especially after a long over night flight, getting through customs, getting a rent-a-car, then getting lost in JHB and driving on the wrong side of the road.
But they also don’t want to lose too much time the next day, and anyway Johannesburg isn’t the most interesting town to explore.
-- Our returning guests however, mostly stay then for 2 or 3 days.--
Our “First –Time-Guests” mostly stay with us, because we are perfectly situated between the Kruger National Park and Johannesburg.
Our guests don’t want to drive 6 hours, especially after a long over night…

Hosted by Holger

Joined in October 2013
  • 61 Reviews
Just a normal guy ! :)
During your stay
The owners live on the property and thus you are always welcome to ask for help.
We will be of assistance for booking some of the activities close by or planning your next (day-) trip.
We will tell you all about the well known and more secret attractions of this beautiful and fascinating country.
We hope to have our quad fleet soon running so we can show you the beauty of these mountains surrounding us.
The owners live on the property and thus you are always welcome to ask for help.
We will be of assistance for booking some of the activities close by or planning your next (da…
  • Languages: Nederlands, English, Deutsch
  • Response rate: 80%
  • Response time: within a day
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: After 2:00 PM
Check out: 11:00 AM
Smoking is allowed
Health & safety
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Airbnb's social distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Carbon monoxide alarm not reported. Learn more
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