King Shaka International Airport, Durban
With panoramic views of the Drakensberg, in a tranquil country setting, the feeling of romance is almost tangible. Fordoun was created with the vision that every guest should leave feeling rejuvenated, find value in their Fordoun experience and change guests’ lives!
Fordoun Hotel and Spa is an award-winning five-star boutique hotel located near Nottingham Road in the scenic KwaZulu-Natal Midlands. The hotel is family-owned and managed with a history dating back to the 1800s. Fordoun has a strong ethos on personalized hospitality and authenticity. The hotel boasts 22 luxurious suites and a relatively new addition, the farm village which offers 9 fully equipped self-catering cottages. It is also a great hotel for events such as weddings and conferences.
Enjoy panoramic views of the Drakensburg Mountains within a tranquil country setting.
The Luxury Suites
The luxury suites boast king-size beds as well as bathrooms with a bath and shower. Stay comfy with underfloor heating, tea and coffee making facilities and minibar area. Each room has DSTV and a DVD player.
For those needing wheelchair access, there is a double suite featuring a specially adapted bathroom.
Deluxe Dam Facing Suites
The 3 Dam Deluxe Suites offer stunning views of a rolling lawn and the trout dam. Each room boasts a king-size bed, dressing room area, bathroom with bath and shower, underfloor heating, air-conditioning, private balconies, tea and coffee making facilities and a minibar area. What sets these suites apart from the Luxury Suites is that they all have private patios with magnificent views of the dam.
Superior Mountain Facing Suites
Our Superior Mountain View Suites are individual units with majestic views of the Drakensberg. Each unit has a king-size bed, separate lounge area, DSTV and DVD, fireplace, dressing-room area, underfloor heated bathroom with bath as well as indoor and outdoor showers, private balconies with loungers, air conditioning, tea and coffee-making facilities, a minibar area, as well as wireless internet.
Our Superior Suites overlook lush pastures and rolling hills towards the entire panoramic Drakensberg range. Sunsets over the mountains are spectacular.
The Superior Mountain View Suites are individual units that provide guests with a majestic view of the Drakensberg. Each unit has a king-sized bed, separate lounge area, DSTV and DVD player, a fireplace, dressing-room area, underfloor heating as well as indoor and outdoor showers, private balconies with loungers, air conditioning, tea and coffee making facilities, a mini bar area and Wi-Fi.
These stunning suites overlook lush pastures and rolling hills towards the entire panoramic Drakensberg Range. Just take a moment and enjoy the sunsets over the mountains.
The Fordoun Spa is located within the heart of the Nottingham Road, Midlands Meander and boasts a team of experts that include skilled masseuses, Reiki and Bio-energy specialists, a traditional African Healer and highly trained aestheticians. The spa features internationally acclaimed treatments such as the Rasul (a Turkish steam and clay room treatment), a saline Floatation pool, an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, a gymnasium, sauna, steam room, hydrotherapy and two couple’s treatment suites.
Guests can enjoy peaceful walks around the grounds, visit the herb garden of Dr. Ndlovu or ride mountain bikes along designated routes through the Fordoun Estate. Fly-fishing is available of three still water dams at Fordoun or in season, within the pristine waters of the nearby Bushman’s or Mooi River. Golf is also available at the magnificent Bosch Hoek or Gowrie Farm courses which are both just a few minutes away.
The Zulu Kingdom of KwaZulu-Natal is an undeniably enticing region of South Africa. Enveloped in a balmy subtropical climate and flanked by the glittering Indian Ocean and towering mountain peaks, this garden province is guaranteed to leave you feeling rejuvenated and inspired. Along with being a culturally significant part of the country’s history, KwaZulu-Natal also offers some of the most incredible natural landscapes and attractions in Africa.
KwaZulu-Natal offers the perfect blend of opulence, relaxation and authentic African safari experiences. Although game lodges in this region vary from humble bush lodges focused on relaxation and authentic bushveld experiences to luxurious spa retreats, game lodges in KwaZulu-Natal all have one thing in common – a fervent desire to provide the ultimate getaway from the urban sprawl. A holiday to one of these luxury game lodges allows you the opportunity to experience the magic of an African safari while simultaneously having the chance to indulge in sheer luxury and supreme pampering.
14 Luxury Suites
3 Deluxe Dam Facing Suites
5 Superior Mountain View Suites
Activities at Fordoun
Activities in the area
*Please request upgraded room type rates from your Travel Specialist
*Rates over 'peak' travel dates and weekend available on request
*Peak travel dates and Public Holiday dates can be viewed under important notes
King Shaka International Airport, Durban
1 hour from Pietermaritzburg
1.5 hours from Durban
2.5 hours from King Shaka International Airport
4.5 hours from Johannesburg
Fordoun Hotel & Spa, Midlands, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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