Little Switzerland Resort

Hotel News / 8 May 2023

Escape to Little Switzerland to Rediscover Romance and Adventure

Little Switzerland Resort is well known for its otherworldly charm, a place where you can forget yourself and rediscover the magic of getting lost in an adventure.

Our rich history dates back to the early 1900s when it was established as a tranquil retreat for travellers seeking solace in the heart of the mountains.

Today, Little Switzerland offers unforgettable experiences to everyone that passes through our doors. Whether you're a traveller with a deep love for the Berg or discovering the beauty of the region for the first time, you'll come away with a filled cup and lasting memories.

Experience Alpine Charm in South Africa

Little Switzerland offers visitors a unique experience of Alpine charm in the heart of the Drakensberg mountain range. The traditional architecture and mountain views hallmark the Alpine region and will transport you to a world of cosiness, adventure, and magic.

Here you'll find yourself in the heart of it all, with easy access to the Royal Natal National Park, a beautiful and off-the-beaten-path destination where you can climb, bike, ride horseback, fish, and spot birds and wildlife to your heart's content. The area is also rich in culture, with over 6000 San paintings secretly exhibited amongst the crevices.

And when you're ready to venture further afield, the rolling KwaZulu-Natal Midlands await. With so much to explore, Little Switzerland is conveniently located halfway between Joburg and Durban, making it the perfect base for your adventure.

Little Switzerland's Immersive Culture and Outdoor Activities

There's truly something for every traveller at Little Switzerland.

Hiking and walking trails abound, offering stunning views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. If you prefer to hit the water, try your hand at fishing in the nearby streams and rivers. Go-karting, zip-lining, and mountain biking are also available for those looking for an adrenaline rush.

There are driving ranges, sports facilities, mini-golf, tennis courts, and even an obstacle course for those who prefer to keep their feet on the ground. And for those seeking family adventure or even a little romance, you can go horseback riding through the rolling hills.

In addition to the outdoor adventures, Little Switzerland also offers cultural experiences that are sure to enrich your stay. One of the highlights is the opportunity to view the San rock paintings throughout the surrounding mountains. These paintings provide a glimpse into the area's rich cultural history and offer a remarkable chance to connect with the land.

And when you're ready to take a break, the cosy accommodations and delicious dining options await you.

Property Highlights at Little Switzerland Resort

Our well-appointed accommodation and facilities will ensure that your stay is both comfortable and entertaining.


The resort has a games room with foosball, table tennis, air hockey, and PlayStation for families with kids. Additionally, arts and crafts activities are scheduled to keep the little ones occupied.

The outdoor sporting amenities at Little Switzerland are extensive, including a swimming pool, trampoline, putt-putt course, tennis and volleyball court, and croquet and bowls area.

For those looking to relax and unwind, Little Switzerland's private spa offers a range of treatments that are ideal after a busy morning of activities. And when you're ready for a drink, head over to Vulture's Retreat Ladies Bar, which is well-stocked with local beers and a fine selection of wines, as well as darts, pool, sports on the big screen, a fireplace, and a jukebox.

When it comes to dining, Little Switzerland's restaurant serves a buffet breakfast and a light à la carte menu from 11 am to 4 pm. Depending on occupancy, dinner is either à la carte or a sumptuous buffet. And for those planning a conference or team-building event, the resort has a state-of-the-art conference room with all the necessary equipment and top-notch service to ensure your event runs smoothly.


Little Switzerland Resort offers a variety of accommodation options for its guests. Guests can choose from hotel rooms, deluxe rooms, family rooms, suites, one-bedroom chalets, and self-catering chalets. Some rooms have tranquil garden views, while others have breathtaking mountain views.

The self-catering chalets come appointed with a fully equipped kitchen and living space. Guests can enjoy the views of the Drakensberg mountains from the comfort of their chalet as they take in the surroundings.

There are also tea and coffee-making facilities in the rooms for added convenience. Check-in and check-out times are from 2 pm to 7 pm and 7 am to 10 am, respectively.

Start Planning Your Trip Today

To get the most out of your trip, you should keep a few things in mind when planning your trip to Little Switzerland.

Since the area offers a variety of outdoor activities, it's important to pack comfortable and appropriate clothing, such as hiking boots, sneakers, and comfortable clothing for hiking and outdoor activities. Depending on the season, you may also need to pack warm layers, a rain jacket, and sunscreen.

If you plan on horseback riding or other outdoor activities, consider packing a hat, sunglasses, and insect repellent. Little Switzerland offers a range of amenities and activities on-site, so it's also a good idea to pack any necessary items for relaxation and entertainment, such as a book, swimwear, and indoor games.

Come Enjoy The Magic of the Berg

Little Switzerland Resort invites you to come and experience something out of a European storybook. You might just meet some fairies and mountainous creatures if you open your mind to it.

Get in touch today and start planning the ultimate getaway with us.


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