Ultima Thule Boutique Cottage is situated in Curry’s Post, and offers a cosy and intimate hideaway for 2 guests, where guests can enjoy views of the Drakensberg mountains in the distance. The location offers access to restaurants in the Midlands, the Midlands Meander, Midmar Dam, the town of Howick and Howick Falls.
The cottage comprises a queen-size bed with a lovely warm winter duvet for those chilly nights, a bathroom with a shower, basin and toilet, a small, but well-appointed kitchen, and seating for 2. The cottage is equipped with full premium DStv. The kitchen is equipped with a fridge, a microwave, and a stove, and guests have access to braai facilities. There is wood for the braai, as well as complimentary spring water.
Take a leisurely stroll and enjoy the views, walk down to the dam, or relax on one of the loungers and enjoy the peace and quiet. Guests can spot duiker, reedbuck, bushbuck and, if you are lucky, the baby caracal. Bring your binoculars and bird watch to your hearts content. Birds to be seen include black headed oriole, the bokmakierie, Burchell’s coucal, Cape robin, crowned eagle, red breasted cuckoo, Diederik cuckoo, southern boubou and various sunbirds. Listen to the lowing of the cattle, and the calls of the Natal francolin and guinea fowl.
The town of Howick is approximately 22 minutes away, with its shops and eateries, and the Howick Falls which, when in full flood, is a beautiful sight. Attractions in the surrounding area include Nelson Mandela Capture Site, Abingdon Wine Estate, Terbodore Coffee Roasters, and Karkloof Canopy Tours. As a guest at Ultima Thule Boutique Cottage, you will receive a discounted price for the Karkloof Canopy Tours. The location is ideal for those attending wedding venues in the area.