Mafube Mountain Retreat
Fouriesburg, Eastern Free State - Accommodation
Mafube Mountain Retreat in Fouriesburg
Mafube Mountain Retreat is situated on a 465-hectare farm in the Eastern Free State Highlands, which is one of the most beautiful areas in South Africa. It is a place to escape the crowds and hassles of city life. It is a place to bring the children during the holidays, away from the shopping malls, television and computers.
Explore the hiking trails and mountain paths. Visit the waterfalls, pools and caves, bird watch, fish or canoe; or simply unwind, in a place where the silence sings.
We are only a 20-minute drive from the popular tourist village of Clarens, where there are many good restaurants, shops and art galleries. The town also has an 18-hole golf course. We are half an hour from Golden Gate National Park and only a few kilometres away from the border post of the Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho.
Lesotho’s spectacular Katse Dam is in easy reach and Afriski, of which many of our guests take a day to, is only 80 km from Fouriesburg. The Fouriesburg area is well known for its adventure tourism, including quad biking, hiking, mountain biking, fishing, 4x4 trails and river rafting.
Mafube Mountain Retreat offers accommodation in three self-catering units that ensure a peaceful and relaxing stay. All our units are serviced daily and supplied with high quality bed linen and towels which are changed twice a week. In order to give you a real rest, guests are able to put their dirty dishes outside the units in order to be collected and washed by the staff.
Mafube Mountain Retreat has a spacious lapa for an special functions or gatherings. Table tennis, darts and DStv are available in the lapa. There is a swimming pool, trampoline and swings to keep the children entertained. We also offer braai or bonfire facilities.
Facilities & Activities nearby:
Facilities available at Mafube Mountain Retreat,Fouriesburg, Eastern Free State
- Available Next Weekend
- Available This Weekend
- No Credit Card Facilities
- Satellite TV
- Swimming Pool
- Womens Day Weekend
- 4 X 4 Trails
- Bird Watching
- Canoeing / Kayaking
- Fishing - Fly
- Fishing - Freshwater
- Horse Riding
- Paddling - Canoeing
- Quad Biking
- Trout Fishing
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GPS Co-Ordinates: 28° 16' 43.9" E / 28° 40' 1.3" S
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Driving to Mafube Mountain Retreat in Fouriesburg, Eastern Free State
|Departing: Bloemfontein Airport|
|Address: Unnamed Road, Linquinda, Bloemfontein, 9301, South Africa|
|Distance: 246 km / Duration: 2 hours 34 mins|
|1.||Head south||1.1 km|
|2.||At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit||0.6 km|
|3.||Turn left to merge onto N8 toward Maseru||120 km|
|4.||Continue straight onto R26||115 km|
|5.||Turn right onto R711||8.4 km|
|6.||Turn right||1.3 km|
Nearest Airport & Flights
Bloemfontein Airport - Bloemfontein+ FIND FLIGHT TO Bloemfontein
President Jacob Zuma renamed Bloemfontein International Airport to Bram Fischer International Airport on 13 December 2012. Bram Fischer was a lawyer notable for anti-apartheid activism.
Bram Fischer International Airport caters for more than 400 000 passengers per year and is only 15 kilometres from Bloemfontein city centre.
Reviews for Mafube Mountain Retreat
Amazing hosts, breathtaking surrounds!
"Perfect place to relax and hike"
Mafube Mountain Retreat is perfectly situated. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, it offers both a spot to relax and enjoy the scenery as a spot to do a lot of things. Activities directly from the house include hiking to dinosaur footprints, rock-art and waterfalls. By car many surrounding places are easily reached, such as Lesotho and Clarence. Perfect location for a family like us (with 4 children) with lots of space and play areas. Very comfortable house and great service, with the close town of Fourisburg providing all the daily needs. We traveled from the Netherlands and stayed for 6 nights and enjoyed every second of it.
Mafube Mountain Retreat is a beautiful and tranquil escape from the busy life with a rich history. There is plenty to do and see on the farm, and there are walking routes available for both beginners and more advanced hikers. All in all we loved our stay there and would really recommend it. And Hillary and her husband were excellent hosts, assisting us where ever possible. 5/5
Best place in Clarence. Very accommodating
My wife and I have traveled to many countries and places, and this is at the top for one of our all time favorites. If you want to experience nature and quiet, but in comfortable living conditions, this is the place! We make a stay at Mafube a must anytime we visit South Africa.
Fantastic place to visit. Wonderful owners and plenty history with magnificent hikes
...friendly hosts and great accomodations. If you are looking for a getaway off the beaten path, this is the place. ...peaceful and full of natural grandeur.
Friendly hosts. Excellent service. Clean, well equipped units. Quiet & breathtaking landscape.
"An absolute gem"
What a wonderful place! We really enjoyed our stay at Mafube Mountain Retreat. The setting is so beautiful and tranquil and the chalet is very clean and comfortable and we felt very much at home. The walk to see the dinosaur footprints is an absolute must, they are truly amazing. Mafube is the ideal place for nature lovers to come and recharge their 'batteries'. Thank you Hillary and Chris! We will most certainly be back soon!
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