Fordoun Spa, Hotel and Restaurant


You can expect to be treated like royalty here at The Fordoun Spa, Hotel, and Restaurant. Located in KwaZulu Natal Midlands, it was originally a farmhouse that later on was turned into this hotel.  You can still see the originality of the structure of the farmhouse through their décor.

You can go for walks around the area or visit their special herb garden. You will enjoy discovering the culture all around you. You can go out for various activities like mountain-biking, horseback riding, fly fishing or go on hot-air balloon rides.

Most of all, the best part of this Hotel is their highly praised Fordoun Spa. You can visit it for all kinds of treatments.


  • Situated just outside the small town of Nottingham Road – in the heart of the Natal Midlands
  • One of South Africa’s best country Spas
  • Family owned and managed – making you feel right at home
  • Authentic 1800s farmhouse
  • Herb garden with resident herbalist
  • Enjoy some of the many activities on offer such as horse-riding on the estate and close by
  • For honeymooners, we recommend staying in the private and spacious Luxury Suites

Recent Press

World Luxury Hotel Awards – Country Winners – Luxury Spa Hotel

More Information


South Africa, Kwazulu-Natal, Midlands

Type of Accommodation

Boutique Hotel

Comfort Level



Make sure to avail the outstanding facilities and products of Fordoun Spa, where you will find a team of highly trained and qualified staff. From their masseuse to their beautician, you will be given their full attention.

The best part of this Spa is that they have a renowned herbalist that will be available for private sessions as per your desire. You can also use the prepared variety of products made by the herbalist.



General Facilities

  • Gym
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Wheelchair friendly


You can select your meals from their menu of wide and assorted dishes. The hotel’s Skye Bistro is known for providing its food made from fresh, local produce.

Enjoy your breakfast, lunch, and dinner of your choice. You can also enjoy your meals with your favorite wine from their finest wine collection.



Deluxe Room

As the name says, the Deluxe Dam Facing Suites will face the dam and give you the vision of the lawns.

The room will be fully equipped with:

  • King-sized beds,
  • Dressing room area,
  • Under-floor heated bathroom with bath and shower,
  • Private balconies,
  • Coffee and tea making facilities,
  • Mini bar area.

Luxury Room

The Fordoun Spa, Hotel and Restaurant’s luxury suites features:

  • King-sized bed,
  • Under-floor heated Bathroom with bath and shower,
  • Coffee and tea making facilities,
  • Mini bar area,
  • A double suite with a wheelchair access and special bathroom.

Superior Room

The Superior Mountain View Suite, as the name suggests, will engulf you in the remarkable and breath-taking view that you will see of the Drakensberg.

The features of this room are:

  • Comfortable king-sized bed,
  • Dressing room area,
  • A bathroom with bath and shower facility,
  • An under-floor heating in the bathroom and bedroom,
  • A private balcony,
  • Tea and coffee making facilities,
  • Mini bar area.

Room Amenities


  • Mini bar
  • Tea & coffee-making facilities
  • Television
  • Underfloor heating
  • DVD player
  • En-suite bath and shower

Other Room Types

Fordoun also offers Deluxe Dam Facing Suites with a view of the lawns and dam. Rooms have king-sized beds, a dressing room area, and a bathroom with bath and shower. In addition, the rooms are furnished with under-floor heating in the bathroom and bedroom, private balconies, tea and coffee making facilities, and a mini bar.

The Superior Mountain View Suite offers spectacular views of the Drakensberg. This suite also features a comfortable king-sized bed, dressing room area, and bathroom with bath and shower. Other amenities include under-floor heating in the bathroom and bedroom, a private balcony, tea and coffee making facilities, and a mini bar.


  • Biking
  • Cultural tours
  • Day tours
  • Fly fishing
  • Golf
  • Guided walks
  • Horse riding
  • Hot air ballooning

Tour Rates

DatesBoard BasisRates From
01 Jan 2018 - 15 Jan 2018Bed & Breakfast R1505
16 Jan 2018 - 31 Jan 2018Bed & Breakfast R1040
01 Feb 2018 - 27 Mar 2018Bed & Breakfast R1100
28 Mar 2018 - 10 Apr 2018Bed & Breakfast R1600
11 Apr 2018 - 21 Jun 2018Bed & Breakfast R1100
22 Jun 2018 - 17 Jul 2018Bed & Breakfast R1600

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply
  • Rates may be different for different room types
  • The most competitive rates for accommodation are available in our tailored packages

Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.