Kuruman / Northern Cape / South Africa
Self-catering Lodge with Restaurant and Cofrence facilities
Discover a family-run retreat that is nestled amongst the natural beauty of the scenic Kuruman hills, on the edge of the ancient Ghaap plateau, in the Northern Cape of South Africa. Just 15km west of the historic town of Kuruman, you will find a peaceful Country Lodge that invites all visitors, whether you are a family on holiday, travelling for business, or enjoying a night out with someone special, Red Sands Country Lodge offers a value-for-money experience for everyone.
To this date there are 32 chalets & rondavels, a fully licensed a la carte restaurant, conferencing facilities and private / public camping facilities. It is regarded as a bush lodge on a working farm which includes primarily game antelope. But Nguni cattle are also present. The farm is not a hunting farm but the owner occasionally culls as necessary.
Accommodation on Red Sands consists of Thatched Rondawels, self-catering chalets and a camp-site.
Thatched Rondawels: Red Sands Country Lodge offers 16 thatched-roof Rondawels consist of 2 and 3-sleeper units situated close to the restaurant and main buildings with views of the camping grounds and hills. The thatched rondawels are air-conditioned and open plan with a queen-size bed and an en-suite bathroom with a shower and/or a bath. Amenities include a TV with DStv Guesthouse package, a bar fridge, tea- and coffee-making facilities.
Self-catering Chalets: Comfortable and spacious airconditioned rooms with double beds, en-suite bathrooms with shower, including Satelite TV with DSTV’s Guest Package. These units are situated on a hillside, overlooking the lodge and valley. All units include breakfast – Should you wish to not have breakfast, alternatively we offer a packed breakfast for guests who may wish to depart early.
Camp-site: Camping is a well priced alternative accommodation option for those travelling on a budget. We offer a number of electrified camping and caravan sites among shady camel thorn trees. Each stand is equipped with a braai area. Campers can choose between using our clean communal ablution facilities, or opt for their own private ablution facility, which includes a toilet, basin, shower and outside washing basin.
Conferencing: Red Sands Country Lodge is the perfect venue for your next event. We offer a number of different venues that can accommodate conferences of various sizes, from our cozy and intimate Pool Bar to our grand Main Hall that can seat up to 250 people. Restaurant & Bar: We offer a la carte menu from Monday to Sunday in our popular restaurant with its fully licensed bar. Swimming pool: They have an onsite swimming pool with sun-loungers and umbrellas. Walk-abouts: Either peacefully hike or trail-run through our inner-lodge 1.2km winding meander. With it’s almost ‘secret bush garden feel’, you will witness beautiful views of the lodge and hills, local antelope, amazing indigenous trees and plants and wondrous rock formations. Keep your eyes on the ground for interesting reptiles and insects. The Little Farm: The Little Farm is exactly that, with a variety of farm animals to touch and feed. To name a few, Alpaca, Dwarf Goats, Sheep, Pony’s, Horses, Pigs, Chickens & Ducks. Wild Life Drives: Situated in an 1800 ha private nature reserve with 17 different game species. Guests are welcome to explore the reserve with their own vehicle on the self-guided wildlife drive. Bush Trail: Discover the reserve on foot or with your Mountain Bike. There are many roads and trails to explore at your own pace and at leisure. Bird watching: A Bird watcher’s paradise with over 50 different species identified on the property. Spot them from your balcony or enjoy some time in our hide.
A great and convenient location to stop over when traveling to/from the Upington area and beyond, for business or STAYenRoute holiday destinations. Also a great place to spend a few days to unwind away from the city. The restaurant has a great selection of scrumptious food. The hosts and staff are very pleasant and attentive.
From R580.00 per person sharing (depends on type of accommodation, availability and time of the year)
You can also contact us at +27 (0)82 921 4455