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The Antbear Guest House - Guesthouse accommodation in the Central Drakensberg near Giants Castle

The Antbear Guest House offers accommodation in the Central Drakensberg near Giants Castle. Of course the Antbear offers a high standard of luxury at very affordable rates AND the food is something really special. BUT what makes the Antbear stand out from everyone else is the exceptional character and genuine friendliness of the hosts Conny and Andrew.

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The Antbear Guest House - Guesthouse accommodation in the Central Drakensberg near Giants CastleYou are invited to spend time here and share some of Andrew and Conny's dream. The Antbear is a place for feeding your soul and rekindling your spirit. The quaint and charming cottage puts its arms around you and reminds you that there are things more important than everyday life.

 

The Antbear Guesthouse is a thatched, whitewashed cottage, a bit off the beaten track and is more of an insider tip than just another bed and breakfast. Small intimate groups are catered for and there is never more than 10 guests at a time here. Itís a laid back, lovingly cared for kind of place where you feel a sense of happiness and peace. Honeymoon stays turn into anniversary commemorations just as guests become friends. Even foreign tourists return for a second and third taste. 

 

The Antbear Guest House - Guesthouse accommodation in the Central Drakensberg near Giants CastleThe name ďAntbearĒ comes from its previous resident who lived under the floorboards before its restoration just a few years ago. Itís filled with gorgeous hand crafted furniture, wonderful wooden sculptures and a seemingly never ending collection of artistic aspects to discover.

 

The Antbear Guest House - Guesthouse accommodation in the Central Drakensberg near Giants CastlePlan for slow and decadent dinners by candlelight prepared by your hosts Andrew and Conny. Sometimes itís a Moroccan spread including a genuine Moroccan tagine prepared on wood coals or maybe itís a surprise of just how delightful Chinese food can be. Breakfast is served with freshly baked bread and scones and often it becomes a 2 hour affair.

 

The Antbear Guest House - Guesthouse accommodation in the Central Drakensberg near Giants CastleThere is plenty to do in the area too. Walks in the Drakensberg mountains, visits to bushman paintings, horse trails though the surrounding hills, canoe trips, canopy tours and the Midlands Meander to mention but a few

 

So if your looking for a place where art, beauty and time away are important then Antbear Guesthouse is worth a second look.

 

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The Antbear Guest House - Guesthouse accommodation in the Central Drakensberg near Giants CastleSo just what is it that makes the Antbear your "perfect" Drakensberg accommodation?

  • The View: The Antbear is perched high on a natural platform overlooking the Bushmans River Valley. From here you have a perfect view of the Drakensberg from Giants Castle to the Amphitheatre. Basically that's all of the high mountains and one of the few places that has such dramatically open views 

  • The Location: Centrally located which makes day visits to any part of the Drakensberg an option. There are lots of activities available too which include horse trails, hot air balloon flights, quad bikes, bushman rock art, fly fishing, golf and above chilling out. 

  • The Antbear Guest House - Guesthouse accommodation in the Central Drakensberg near Giants CastleThe Hosts: Conny and Andrew are great hosts, natural and unstuffy. They both love having people over and guests tend to feel like friends more than they do tourists. Andrew has traveled extensively especially  in Africa and has stories to tell that will keep you amused for hours. The Antbear is a social place where nobody feels left out

  • Value for money. The rates at the Antbear are exceptional value for money. The standard of accommodation offered is far exceeds that of the little B&Bs in the area and dinner is also included in the rates

  • The Food:

  • Information: Andrew and Conny have a huge list of things to do, places to go and where the best deals on activities are to be had.

  • The Accommodation: The decor is unique, and artistic finish

The Antbear Guest House - Guesthouse accommodation in the Central Drakensberg near Giants CastleContact Details

  • Website: www.antbear.co.za

  • Telephone: 036/3523143

  • International Telephone +27 36 3523143

  • Fax: 036/3523143

 

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