The timeshare apartment at Fairways was excellent. Well appointed, kitchen included a washing machine plus a tumble drier, and the furnishings had been recently updated. Our unit overlooked the immaculate golf course ... and of course, those magnificent mountains! Although we walked around the hotel and looked at the restaurants on site, we didn't use those facilities. We did, however, take advantage of a "special" which was offered at the Spa, and we received far more than we had expected, so came out of there feeling totally pampered and mellow. The walks in the area are stunning, especially walking to Hippo Pools, and through the forest and along the riverside. Although we did not have children with us, we were pleasantly surprised at how well families are catered for on the resort. Also, since last there, they appear to be giving the bowling green a little more TLC, as it had been in quite a state on our last visit. Fairways is a place to escape to and breathe in the beautiful mountain air ... good for the soul !
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- A Resort in the Drakensberg mountains with breathtaking views, set on 860Ha in a World Heritage Site, our aim is to ensure there is always something to do. Activities include an 18 hole NGU rated golf course, full Wellness Centre and Spa, Mountain biking trail and BMX tracks, horse riding, hiking, bowls, tennis, squash, Adventure golf, Discovery Park and flyfishing. Our Entertainment program runs all year round, day and night, for all age groups, from facepainting to bowls competitions, to quizzes and karaoke. The 5 restaurants open at various times, giving you options from light Bistro meals, to A la Carte variety and buffet/carvery Dinners. The bars range from sports type with big screens, to epic golfing views over the dam and mountains, and relaxed cocktail lounge experiences. We have 3 Conference venues, and beautiful gazebos or venues to plan that Wedding in the berg, a memorable location. Recently built is a zipline, Archery range and adventure park for all ages. A waterslide for the kids and a heated pool, "The Cove" provides extra swimming facilities all year round. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Drakensberg Gardens Golf And Leisure Resort
- Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Leisure Hotel Underberg
- Drakensberg Gardens Hotel Leisure
- Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens Golf & Spa Resort South Africa/Underberg