South African Hotels

Little Switzerland Resort

R74 Oliviershoek Pass
Bergville 3350
Northern Drakensberg
Kwa-Zulu Natal
South Africa
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Little Switzerland Resort Reviews & Information

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The resort is described as a little piece of heaven situated in the peaceful and tranquil slopes of the Drakensberg Mountains near Bergville. Guests staying at Little Switzerland Resort in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province enjoy breathtaking views of the extraordinary wilderness which surrounds them. Lovely nature walks in the forest along streams and waterfalls await while the evenings are spent in the lounge of the resort around a warm roaring fire.

Little Switzerland features Standard Rooms, Deluxe Rooms as well as Executive Rooms. Furthermore, 4 Sleeper Self-catering Chalets, as well as 6 Sleeper Self-catering Chalets can also be booked which are ideal for families and friends travelling together. The hotel rooms all come standard with either a queen or two single beds and offer either garden, pool or mountain views. The spacious chalets can accommodate four to six guests and provide visitors with the most spectacular views of the Drakensberg amphitheatre.

The chalets are all self-catering and are equipped with a stove, microwave, fridge, cutlery, and crockery. The hotel ensures that guests stay warm during the cold winter nights, as the chalets also feature a fireplace in the welcoming lounge.


This Little Switzerland Resort in the Drakensberg features several convenient services to ensure that guests do not need to travel if they require anything during their stay. At the entrance of this Drakensberg hotel, one can find a one-stop shop selling groceries as well as vegetables, meats, milk, bread and toiletries to name but a few items. The resort also offers on-site laundry facilities, internet facilities, a restaurant and a bar.

The Hotel in KwaZulu-Natal also offers some facilities which children can enjoy. These services include a trampoline, jungle gym, Play Stations, Nintendo games, and putt-putt.


Little Switzerland is located three hours drive away from Durban in KwaZulu-Natal and Johannesburg in Gauteng. This hotel in the Drakensberg is the perfect halfway point for these two cities. The town of Ladysmith is a mere 45 minutes drive away making it the ideal base for guests who would like to explore the historical Zulu battlefields.

We wish our guests a pleasant stay at The Little Switzerland Resort in South Africa.

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar Fridges in Room
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Fireplace
  • Housekeeping
  • Tea and coffee making facilities


Dining at the Little Switzerland Resort

The unique and quaint Little Switzerland Resort in Bergville, Drakensberg, offers a small and inviting dining room where guests enjoy a delicious buffet or continental breakfast in the mornings.  At lunch time, the dining room offers an a la carte menu and in the evenings the Little Switzerland Resort serves a full 8 course dinner buffet.

Spa Facilities

The Little Switzerland Resort in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa features a spa where guests can enjoy some pampering while on holiday in this beautiful region of the country.  

The health and beauty spa offers some treatments ranging from facials, massages to pedicures and manicures.


The Resort features an outdoor swimming pool which guests are welcome to make use of during their stay.

Sporting Activities
  • bowls
  • putt-putt
  • volleyball
  • table tennis
  • croquet
  • quad biking
  • trout fishing
  • watersports
  • golf driving range
  • horse riding.
Childrens Activities
  • Kids Club
  • Play stations
  • Nintendo games
  • Jungle gyms
  • Trampolines.



Spa treatments

Pampering and rejuvenating spa treatments are available at the Resort for guests to enjoy. Surrounded by the most breathtaking scenery and pleasant tranquility, the spa offers a number of treatments which help guests unwind from the every day stress.  Treatment options include facials, massages, pedicures, manicures and hot stone therapy.


The Resort offers two conference venues and one boardroom. The largest of the two conference rooms can accommodate up to 90 delegates while the smaller venue can accommodate 30 delegates. The boardroom can seat 10 business delegates.

Conference package inclusions:

  • Lectern
  • White boards and markers
  • Microphone
  • Flip charts and pens
  • Automated high resolution screens.

  • Barbeque & braai area
  • Bowling green
  • Croquet
  • Hotel Bar
  • Kid's Club
  • Putt putt
  • Swimming Pool
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis court
  • Trampoline
  • Trout dam
  • Volleyball field

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 15:00
  • Check out: 11:00
Business Services
  • Hotel Wi-Fi
General Services
  • Airport transfers
  • Babysitting
  • Braai & Barbeque
  • Housekeeping service

Available Rooms

Deluxe Family Room

Garden Family Room

Garden Room

Honeymoon Suite

Standard Family Room

Superior Suite

Standard Room

The Standard Rooms offer its guests garden or pool views and consist of either a queen bed or two 3/4 beds.

Room features

  • Minibar
  • Underfloor heating
  • Safe
  • Bath
  • Shower
  • TV

Deluxe Room

These Rooms offer stunning views of the Mountains and consist of either a queen or two separate single beds.

Room features

  • Minibar
  • Underfloor heating
  • Safe
  • Bath
  • Shower
  • TV

Executive Suite

These Suites offer guests out of this world views of the surrounding mountain range.

Room features

  • Minibar
  • Underfloor heating
  • Safe
  • Bath
  • Shower
  • TV

4-Sleeper Self-catering Chalet

These Self-catering Chalets offer a bedroom upstairs and two single beds in the lounge and can cater for a family of two adults and two children travelling or a group of four friends travelling together.

 Chalet features:

  • Stove
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Crockery
  • Cutlery
  • Bedding
  • Towels
  • Braai/barbeque area on the patio
  • Television.

6-Sleeper Self-catering Chalet

The Self-catering Chalets feature two rooms, two bathrooms and a separate lounge area, making it the perfect option for a larger family or group of friends travelling.

Chalet features:

  • Crockery and cutlery
  • Jet Master fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Stove
  • Microwave
  • Towels and bedding.

Little Switzerland Resort Specials

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Little Switzerland Resort offers an airport transfer service. To receive a quote or make an airport transfer booking, please click the button below.

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -28.580053

Longitude: 29.049608


Driving directions from Johannesburg to the Little Switzerland Resort:

Drive along the N3 to Durban.
Take the second off-ramp at Harrismith - Bethlehem N5
Turn tight towards Bethlehem and bypass Harrismith
Continue for 4.5 KM and turn left onto the R712, Qwa-Qwa road
Drive for another 8.5 KM and then turn left onto the Bergville R74
Little Switzerland Resort is situated 27.6KM down the road on the right hand side of the Oliviershoek Pass.

Car Rental

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On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

3 Star