Long Creek Lodge is the ideal retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday living where you can escape and be invigorated by the clean mountain air. This exclusive lodge with its luxurious atmosphere is located in the quiet village of Kaapsehoop, 1 of the first alluvial gold mining towns established in the old Transvaal.
Kaapsehoop village is perched on the summit of the Drakensberg Mountain range and is located 28 km from Nelspruit in Mpumalanga. This location poses and ideal tourist vantage point for exploring the surrounding tourist attractions and the Kruger National Park.
The lodge boasts individual en-suite luxury rooms. Each room features a bar fridge, tea- and coffee-making facilities, heated towel rails, down duvets, and individual access to, and a view over the expansive gardens.
More often, dense mist can be encountered during the summer which provides the ideal ambiance for evenings alongside the log fire in the opulent lounge which overlooks the surrounding countryside and forests. A full-sized snooker table in our games room provide hours of fun.
Overlooking the valleys, Kaapsche Hoop Gastehuis offers guests comfortably furnished rooms that can sleep between 2 to 4 people.
Guests have a choice of rooms 13 en-suite rooms with private entrances. The rooms are furnished with comfortable single- or three-quarter beds, double beds, as well as king-size beds, and for convenience, bedding and towels are provided. Each of the rooms is equipped with a TV with DStv, an honesty bar, as well as tea-and-coffee-making facilities, and rusks for your morning coffee.
Guests can enjoy their meals at The Wild Horse Restaurant, which has a bar and a cosy fireplace. Breakfast is included and dinners can be arranged on request. Guests can also relax on the enclosed deck, and safe parking is available. Please note the owner lives on the premises, and unfortunately, pets are not allowed.
Kaapsche Hoop Gastehuis is ideally situated to serve as a home base for guests who want to visit Graskop, Sabie, Badplaas, the Kruger National Park, and more.
Kaapschehoop offers visitors a variety of attractions such as hiking and walking through the wide-variety of plant like, go on horse-back riding on various trails, do birdwatching and have the opportunity to see the critically endangered Blue Swallow. On request, and by special consent, 4×4 tours can be arranged.
Mystic Cabin is a self-catering, rustic, wooden cabin that is located on the owner’s property, situated in Kaapschehoop. The town is located approximately 30 km from Nelspruit.
This furnished cabin consists of 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom. Each bedroom is equipped with 2 single beds, and shares the bathroom that has a shower, basin and toilet. The open-plan living area has a sofa and 2 chairs. The adjacent kitchen contains a 4-plate stove, a microwave, a kettle, a dishwasher, and a bar fridge.
Guests can make use of the outdoor braai area. The hosts are happy to arrange breakfast for guests at an extra cost. Secure parking is available for 1 car. The town of Kaapschehoop is well-known for its roaming wild horses, picturesque scenery, the history of the gold mines, and nearby waterfalls.