Otters Den Cottages

Welcome to Otters Den Self-Catering.

Our secluded cottages set in 18 acres of unspoiled countryside in the heart of the arts and crafts route of the Midlands Meander have been awarded 3 Star Grading in the Self Catering category by The Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA).

We have 4 free-standing thatched cottages: Chelsea, Great Western, Ikwela and Copper, each with a balcony overlooking the Lions River.

Each of our 3 Star Graded cottages accommodates two people on a queen-size double bed with electric blankets, goose-down duvets, en-suite bathroom with a shower and private Jacuzzi spa bath and separate toilet and basin.

They all have dining and lounge areas, a table and chairs on the balcony with adjustable umbrella, as well as a private car port. For cold nights our cottages also have an electric heater and heated towel racks.

Every cottage also comes with a welcome pack including tea, coffee, sugar, milk and delicious home-made breakfast biscuits.


R595.00 pp sharing or R1190 per night for two people

Single- R900.00

We offer the option of setting up up-to two single beds in the living area of the cottage to accommodate friends, family or colleagues for an additional R250 per bed per night.

Please note that we have a minimum 2 night booking policy

Rates are subject to change without notice.

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We are located 13km out of Nottingham Road village, on the Fort Nottingham Road in the heart of the Midlands Meander arts and crafts route. Only 50km from Howick which is famous for the Howick Falls, 70km from Pietermaritzburg

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