In the rolling hills of Nottingham Road in the KZN Midlands, Fordoun was created with the goal that every guest should leave feeling uplifted, positive and relieved of stress. This award-winning boutique hotel and spa is easily accessible off the N3, just 90 minutes from Durban and four hours from Johannesburg.
Imaginatively converted from an 1860s farmyard, dairy and homestead, each bedroom and suite is individually styled, highlighting the historical past. Luxuriously appointed rooms feature king-size beds, underfloor heating, mini bar, tea tray, WiFi, TV and DVD player. Five romantic private suites on a hilltop boast panoramic views of the majestic Drakensberg mountains, walk-in dressing rooms, gas fireplace, and indoor and outdoor showers..
The charming new Farm Village welcomes families with modern self-contained cottages around an idyllic village green, perfect for picnics or perhaps an impromptu game of cricket. Children delight in visiting the dairyand farmyard animals, and trying their hand at fishing. Each chalet is well equipped with fully fitted kitchen, fireplace, Dstv, DVD player, barbecue and serviced daily.
Serene pastoral countryside, dams and meandering trails beckon walkers, cyclists and fly-fishing enthusiasts. Heightened appetites are satisfied by fine gourmet cuisine prepared with seasonal farm produce and the freshest local ingredients in the fine dining restaurant, Skye Bistro. Fordoun’s renowned wellness spa features indoor heated pool, outdoor pool, floatation tank, rasul, vichy shower and more. Spa lovers revel in the many tempting treatments, combining international ranges and uniquely African products made from Zulu traditional healing plants grown in the indigenous garden. Make an appointment and be inspired by Dr Elliot Ndlovu, traditional African Healer and Inyanga. Golf, horse riding, and hot air ballooning nearby.
5-Star Hotel | Complimentary WiFi throughout | Banqueting | Weddings | Conferences | Children welcome at the Farm Village