Rates and Availability

Nectar Cottage sleeps 8 persons comfortably (max 11 with the sofa beds and baby cot) and is fully equipped, including wireless Internet, a fully-equipped kitchen with dishwasher, a laundry (with washing machine, dryer & iron), all bed linen, bath towels, dishtowels, and such. On arrival you will find the beds made up and a basic supply of dishwashing liquid and toilet paper for your immediate use. See our Guestbook for guest comments.

Above is a calendar that starts on 1 May 2020. However, we do have availability before that. Please send me a mail. If the period you wish to book is already reserved, see for alternate houses in Nature’s Valley.

Note that bookings for the Christmas period at Nectar Cottage only start on 1 January.
Availability for our alternate houses only becomes known 4 to 5 months before Christmas
. Please send an e-mail with your number of guests for the mailing list which will be sent out around August.

Nectar and all other houses have a minimum 3-night stay policy. 2-Night stays can be considered at an extra charge.


Rates for Nectar Cottage

Rates are per night for the whole house in South African Rands and include:

  • Electricity, water, gas, and wireless Internet
  • Bed linen, bath towels and dishtowels (not beach towels)
  • The departure clean (for departures on the weekends a surcharge of Rand 80 is levied)

To convert South African Rands into other currencies.


Daily Rates in ZAR
(South African Rands)
Mid/High Season Low Season
January     3600  (till 15 January) 1750 (from 16 January)
February    1750
March   2200  
 April  2200  
May    1750
June   1750
July    1750
August    1750
 September    1750
October    1750
November   1750
 December   3600 (from 9 december) 1750 (till 8 december)

Services and charges
:Well-behaved dogs are welcome at Nectar. Do note however that as Nectar is located in a South African National Park with zero tolerance for dogs that chase wildlife. We charge a fee of R20 per night per dog.
Cleaning:Nectar Cottage offers a cleaning service at R180 per day for small groups (five persons and under) and R250 for large groups. Choose as many days as you like and fix them for particular days if you wish. For all cleaning on the weekends a surcharge of R100 is levied.
Extra guests: We charge R100 per night per guest for extra guests over 8 persons. Nectar can sleep 8 comfortably, 10 with the sofa beds, and 11 with the cot or extra mattress. Linen is provided for maximum 10 persons.


On booking Nectar Cottage you will receive a booking form with payment procedures and conditions. A deposit of 20% is required to confirm your booking. This deposit reverts to a breakage deposit which is refunded within 30 days of departure. Details of the house and contact numbers for your arrival will also be supplied. We also accept payment through PayPal.

To see what other guests thought of their stay at Nectar see our Guestbook for their comments.

E-mail Nectar for queries, bookings and reservations
or contact Maaike directly by fax: + 27 (0)86 628 4710
Skype: maaikepypekamp