South African Hotels

Gooderson Monks Cowl Golf Resort

Sub 16 of the Farm Heartsease
Winterton, Cathkin Park
Central Drakensberg
South Africa
Hotel Type

The Gooderson Monks Cowl Golf resort has some lovely facilities in Champagne Valley of the Drakensberg, an onsite restaurant with delicious meals and a friendly and attentive staff who will ensure a relaxing and memorable holiday experience.

The extraordinary Champagne Castle and Cathkin mountains in the Drakensberg of South Africa have peaked at 3,248 meters and 3,149 meters respectively. These two, along with the Monk’s Cowl mountain which measures 3,234 meters are some of the highest peaks of this stunningly beautiful scenery in KwaZulu-Natal

Hotel room features:

  • Air-conditioning
  • Bar fridge
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Veranda
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Satellite TV

The Monks Cowl Golf resort garden and outdoor swimming pool, the tennis court and the nine-hole golf course provide guests of all ages with excellent leisure time. On-site dining facilities are available as well as conference venues and a business centre.

  • Restaurant and bar
  • Lounge
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Playground
  • Nine-hole golf course
  • Tennis court
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Business centre
  • Gift shop
  • Bridal suite


  • Reception
  • Laundry service
  • Housekeeping
  • Packed lunches
  • Luggage storage
  • Babysitting
  • Fax & photocopying

Beautiful horse trails take visitors along mountain paths through the breathtaking scenery of the Drakensberg. Alternatively, a slow ride in Spioenkop Game reserve also makes for an unforgettable adventure. Trout fishing can be enjoyed in the Royal Natal Park, Sterkfontein Dam while carp and bass fishing are available at the Bell Park & Woodstock Dam. All three valleys in the Drakensberg mountains offer golfing facilities from 9-hole golf courses to the 18-hole Champagne Sports.

Take time out to see:

  • Ardmore which features pottery work of ethnic and African design.
  • The Meadow Sweet Herbs is an organic farm which distributes its products all over South Africa. 
  • A visit to the KwaZulu Weavers and Candles is an experience not to be missed when visiting this area. Visitors can see how the rugs are made and one can even order these to meet own specifications. A great collection of designer candles are also for sale with colours to match most peoples desires.

Adventure Activities

  • Canoeing
  • Quad-biking
  • Off-road go-karting
  • River Rafting
  • Abseiling
  • Trapeze training
  • Paintball
  • Game viewing is available (Spioenkop Game Reserve, Weenan Game Reserve)
  • Bird viewing:
  • 4x4 routes
  • Mountain biking
  • Aircraft fights.


Monks Cowl Golf Conferences are provided for in facilities that can accommodate up to 80 delegates in a comfortable and peaceful setting. The staff are on hand to assist in any way possible, and a range of equipment and materials are provided as part of the package.

Below detailed information about the Gooderson Monks Cowl Golf Resort is available.
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Balconies
  • Bar Fridges in Room
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater in Room
  • Housekeeping
  • Satellite TV
  • Selected satellite channels
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • WIFI


Monks Cowl Restaurant

The Monks Cowl Resort in the Central Drakensberg of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, has an onsite a la carte restaurant featuring a cozy fireplace for those chilly winter evenings.  A range of delicious meals are on offer and breakfast is included.

Swimming Pool

The resort has a lovely swimming pool which is popular with both kids and adults for cooling off on a warm summers day or around which to work on your suntan between rounds of golf.


Guests staying at the Monks Cowl Golf Resort in the scenic Drakensberg of South Africa enjoy access to the resort's magnificent 9-hole golf course.


Challenge your partner or friend to a game of tennis on the resort's onsite tennis court.


There are swings, slides and climbing frames available for children to burn up excess energy during their stay at the Monks Cowl Golf Resort.


Nearby streams offer a perfect place to enjoy the peaceful solitude in the Drakensberg mountain range of South Africa.

Nearby Activites
  • Scenic drives
  • Hiking
  • Bird watching
  • Golf.
Nearby Attractions
  • Spioenkop Battlefield tour
  • Eskom hydro-electric scheme tour
  • Winterton museum
  • Spas.

Conference Venue

Conferences at the Monks Cowl Golf Resort in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, are provided for in facilities that can accommodate up to 80 delegates in a comfortable and peaceful setting. The hotel's staff is on hand to assist in any way possible and a range of equipment and materials are provided as part of the package.

Conference equipment:

  • flip charts
  • whiteboards
  • stationery
  • PA system
  • lectern
  • data projector and screen.

  • Barbeque & braai area
  • Children's playground
  • Conference venue
  • Garden
  • Golf course
  • Hiking trails
  • Hotel Bar
  • Nearby golf course
  • Nearby Spa
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis court

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
Business Services
  • Hotel Wi-Fi
General Services
  • Babysitting
  • Braai & Barbeque
  • Housekeeping service
  • Laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Packed Lunches
  • Tours & Transfers on Request
  • Wake-up call
Children Policy
    • Children of all ages are welcome to stay at Monks Cowl Golf Resort.
    • Children under 12 years stay free
    • There is no capacity for extra beds in the chamber.
    • There is no capacity for cots in the room.
    • Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pet Policy
  • No pets allowed.

Available Rooms

Executive Suite

# Rooms:

Accommodation at the Monks Cowl Golf Resort, Winterton, is provided for in 18 comfortable and spacious rooms that are equipped with a range of amenities for your convenience. The rooms enjoy lovely views of the surrounding mountains.

Executive Suite features:

  • Air-conditioning
  • Bar fridge
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Veranda
  • Tea/coffee station
  • Satellite TV.
Single Room R1440
Double Room R2030

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Latitude: -29.010816

Longitude: 29.466783

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