South African Hotels

aha Alpine Heath Resort

Jagersrust 3354
South Africa
Hotel Type

For those who are looking for a tranquil yet exciting mountain retreat, the aha resort near the town of Bergville, in the Drakensberg mountains of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The Alpine Heath Resort offers itself as an excellent choice. This four-star resort is at the epicentre of dozens of exciting attractions and is renowned for beautiful accommodation, delicious meals in any of the five restaurants, and a high commitment to excellent services.

These are the highest mountains in South Africa and are a favourite destination for avid hikers, climbers, and outdoor enthusiasts. For their scenic beauty alone, the Drakensberg Range is a place of reflection, tranquillity, and restoration, well worth the visit. Accommodation at the family-friendly resort is provided for in 101 sun-facing chalets that have an en-suite master bedroom in addition to two twin bedrooms that share a bathroom. There is also a kitchenette and lounge area.

Chalet features include:

  • Telephone
  • Patio
  • Fireplace
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Fully equipped kitchenette
  • One en-suite and a second bathroom


  • Restaurants, coffee shop, bar, boma
  • Lounge
  • Conference/wedding venues and business centre
  • Chapel
  • Car park
  • Swimming pool and spa
  • Tennis court and squash court
  • 9-hole golf course, mini-golf
  • Table tennis, volleyball, games room
  • Trout Dam
  • WiFi
  • Village market and curio shop


  • 24-hour reception
  • Shuttle service
  • Packed lunches
  • ATM on site
  • Babysitting
  • Laundry and ironing service
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Facilities for physically challenged guests
  • Entertainment and events team

Spa and Wellness

The Health and Beauty Spa at the Resort is dedicated to your wellness and relaxation. What better way to ease aching muscles after a challenging hike than in the hands of a professional massage therapist? The spa offers an extensive range of beauty treatments in a relaxed setting that enjoys beautiful mountain views.

Nearby Attractions

  • The Royal National Park: 21 km
  • Bergville: 44 km
  • Oribi Airport in Pietermaritzburg: 184 km
  • Durban City: 273 km
  • Durban International Airport: 284 km
  • Johannesburg: 341 km

Below detailed information about the aha Alpine Heath Resort is available.
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  • Bar Fridges in Room
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Fireplace
  • Heater in Room
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone


La Gruyeres

After over a decade of excellence, La Gruyeres Restaurant at the Alpine Heath Resort is still a sought after sophisticated spot for diners when staying at this magnificent resort in the heart of the Northern Drakensberg. The warm rich colors enhance the feeling of peace and warmth captured throughout the resort. The restaurant offers both a generous buffet and A La Carte menu creating both a comfortable and intimate environment. With the restaurant open for breakfast and dinner, diners can enjoy a modern African experience at their leisure. The views of the panoramic mountains accompanied by the resort’s quaint shop and tavern enhance the intimate ambiance of the entire resort.

La Brasserie Tavern

  • A light menu is available at La Brasserie Tavern where guests are welcome to enjoy their meals indoors or on the terrace.
  • The open braai area is available to rent. Bookings need to be made at reception for both the gas braais and the open braai area.
  • Picnic baskets are available on request at the Alpine Heath Resort and can be pre-arranged.


Two outdoor swimming pools are located at this Resort however these pools are not heated.

Nearby activities & attractions
  • Golf nearby – nine-holes / 18 tees
  • Fly Fishing
  • Local Art & Crafts
  • The Royal National Park
  • Horse Riding
  • Central Berg approx 50 mins away with all major tourist attractions, eg: candle making, rug making, Drakensberg boys choir
  • Spionkop battlefields
  • Northern Berg
  • Sterkonfentein Dam with vulture feeding ground
On site activities
  • Bird watching
  • Walking & Hiking trails
  • Horse-Riding
  • Kiddies playground with jungle gym
  • Mountain biking
  • Outdoor chess
  • Putt-putt
  • Volleyball
  • Tennis
  • Squash

Conference Venues

Functions at the resort are an ideal option for businesses wishing for a peaceful environment that offers all necessary amenities from accommodation to team building activities and specialized banqueting. The resort has a variety of conference venues and meeting rooms, and provides essential conferencing equipment and stationery as part of the package. They have a dedicated Conference Team on hand to assist with all aspects of the meetings, pre- and post-conference activities, team building and banqueting.

Conference equipment:

  • Overhead Projector
  • Screen
  • TV and VCR
  • 2 x Flipcharts
  • PA System
  • Roving and Lapel Microphones
  • Notepads and pens
  • Data Projector for Hire

Conference venues

The Arbousset

  • Cinema Style - 300
  • U-Shape Style - 55

Lammergeyer A & B

  • Cinema Style - 380
  • U-Shape Style - 55

Lammergeyer A

  • Cinema Style - 160
  • U-Shape Style - 36

Lammergeyer B

  • Cinema Style - 160
  • U-Shape Style - 36


  • 75 Cinema Style

Grantham Boardroom

  • 16 (Boardroom Style)

The Sutherland

  • Cinema Style - 50
  • U-Shape Style - 18

The Gardiner

  • Cinema Style - 50
  • U-Shape Style - 18

The Kelly Suite

  • Cinema Style - 50
  • U-Shape Style - 18

  • Bar
  • Barbeque & braai area
  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Childrens playground
  • Conference venue
  • Games Room
  • Garden
  • Gym
  • Nearby golf course
  • Outdoor chess
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Squash court(s)
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis court

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 16:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • Babysitting
  • Braai/Barbeque
  • Concierge services
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Housekeeping service
  • Laundry services
  • Luggage storage

Available Rooms

Chalet (6-sleeper)

Room amenities:

  • Direct dial telephones
  • Each chalet has its own private patio
  • Fireplaces in all the chalets
  • Each chalet comprises of a master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and two twin-bedded rooms that share a second bathroom
  • Fully equipped self-catering units
  • A safety deposit box and hairdryer are located in each unit.
  • Television with selected DSTV channels
  • 3 Bedroom suites include a main bedroom with en-suite bathroom and 2 bedrooms fitted with twin beds
  • Each chalet has a second bathroom with bath and separate shower, lounge, kitchenette and patio
  • Extensive range of customised toiletries
  • Serviced daily by housekeeping

Deluxe Chalet

Paraplegic Chalet

aha Alpine Heath Resort Specials

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We enjoyed our stay a Alpine Heath. We enjoyed every moment of it. We would also love to get a quote for 28 Dec - 02 Jan. (2013-2014). Same group, same place and same nights.
1. Location - Excellent
2. Friendliness - Fair
3. Value for money - Excellent
4. Cleanliness - Exellent









We received excellent service from when we arrived at the gate and were welcomed by Praise God. I was TOTALLY impressed by Richard @ the reception. He was informative and explained everything in detail. His whole manner was absolutely fantastic and i have spread the word to family, friends and colleagues.

Michelle de Jager







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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -28.613754

Longitude: 29.000488


Driving directions to the Alpine Heath Resort
345 km / about 3 hours 31 mins
Suggested route with toll gates

OR Tambo International Airport
Johannesburg, Kempton Park, South Africa

1. Head south 550 m
2. Take the 2nd right 350 m
3. Take the ramp to Albertina Sisulu Fwy/R24 220 m
4. Keep right at the fork to continue toward Albertina Sisulu Fwy/R24 and merge onto Albertina Sisulu Fwy/R24 8.3 km
5. Take the exit onto R24 1.7 km
6. Take the exit toward Eastern Bypass/N3 500 m
7. Keep left at the fork to continue toward Eastern Bypass/N3 and merge onto Eastern Bypass/N3 8.1 km
8. Take exit 105 to merge onto N3 toward Heidelberg/Durban/N17/Springs
Partial toll road 260 km
9. Take the exit toward N5 300 m
10. Turn right at N5 4.9 km
11. Turn left at R712 8.6 km
12. Turn left at R74
Entering toll zone in 5.5 km
Leaving toll zone in 23.0 km 36.0 km
13. Turn right at P304 7.3 km
14. Turn right at D475 1.4 km
15. Continue onto D119 3.2 km
16. Turn right at L375 3.6 km
17. Turn right to stay on L375
Destination will be on the left 150 m

Alpine Heath Resort
Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

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On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

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4 Star

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