Crab Apple Cottages  Verified Listing

Dargle Howick KwaZulu-Natal South Africa

Excellent Rating: 4.9 / 5
Based on 16 verified guest reviews

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Member since: 19 Nov. 2012

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Swimming Pool
Braai Area
Parking on Premises
Fireplace
Safety Deposit Box
Balcony
Bar fridge
Child friendly
Deck
Electric Blankets
Garden
Hairdryer
Kitchenette
Laundry facilities
Microwave
No smoking
Tea and coffee facilities
Underfloor Heating

Delightfully comfortable, Crab Apple’s AA Superior Cottages are set on the edge of the Kilgobbin Forest and the Dargle Valley Conservancy. Generations of visitors have experienced the soul-restoring reassurance that comes with being surrounded by the beauty of creation. The forest is filled with ancient trees, animals and over 200 species of birds. Find out more about birding and our walking trails here.

Retreat to one of our three thatched, self-catering cottages furnished with every comfort. The spacious, open plan living area, leads onto a sun deck. Each bedroom has a queen-sized bed and the loft, just up above the living area, has two single beds, so is ideal for the children. There is an antique cast iron Victorian tub and shower in the en-suite bathroom. The heated pool, braai and entertainment area are available for you to use. Fur-children are welcome.

Our delicious spring water, from the taps, is drinkable. We have also invested in a generator to ensure that should Eskom load shed, you will enjoy the luxury of a continuous electricity supply. There will be no ‘lights out’ during your stay with us. Enjoy our free Wi-Fi.

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Extra Info

Property Type Pet Friendly, Cottage
Check-in after 02:00 PM
Check-out before 10:00 AM
Cancellation Policy Strict
Can Be Used For Still Shoots, Wedding
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Reviews

VIVIENNE WILSON
11 December 2019

Beautiful, clean cottages. Stunning gardens. Felt warmly welcomed by owners. Phenomenal experience with walks in forest, pool and braai area. Dog enjoyed it just as much.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Ursula Isaacson
09 September 2019

Awesome getaway! Thank you. We will be back.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Vernon Smith
29 August 2019

Such a friendly and relaxing environment.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Dr Merida Roets
08 July 2019

Perfect! Cosy cottage with all the requisites for a charming, comfortable, quiet stay. Warm and caring hosts!

Superb. 5 out of 5
Pieter Meyer
25 March 2019

It is a very quiet and peaceful area very close to nature and the hosts Helen and Braam are absolutely wonderful.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Colyn and Leonie Swartz
13 March 2019

We were delighted to attend Zoe’s wedding here as my mother, Winsome Strapp born 23 August 1929, attended boarding school at Kilgobbin from the age of six. So special seeing her listed as the 50th pupil on p50 of `My Dagle’. I spent my first 5 years growing up in Dargle and have fond and special memories here!!
Fabulous cottage and hosting.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Olivia
17 February 2019

Thank you SO much for our stay. The dogs are friendly, the beds are comfy, the cottage is lovely, the forest is beautiful, the pool is fun and last, your horses are gorgeous and amazing. Today I walked around with Asher and it was lovely.
Thanks SO much for our stay. I wish it was longer :).

Superb. 5 out of 5
Natalie Scott
14 January 2019

Crab Apple is paradise on Earth and Helen and Barend are angels. We had a wonderful time with all the horses, dogs, cats, chickens, birds and monkeys. The accommodation is tasteful, has every comfort you need, is spacious and considered. Helen and Barend go out of their way to ensure your comfort and nothing is too much trouble. Definitely worth at least 5 stars.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Charlotte Marcinko
07 January 2019

Helen and Barend are the most welcoming hosts one could ask for, they instantly make you and your fur babies feel like family in their beautiful home away from home. The grounds are spectacular with out-of-this-world views, the accommodation is exquisite and is maintained beautifully and the hosts are nothing but helpful and accommodating. You do not go wanting when staying at Crab Apple and it is a once in a lifetime experience that everyone should endeavor to enjoy! Thank you to Helen, Barend, the staff and your awesome furry friends for making our stay so memorable!

Superb. 5 out of 5
Natalie, Piggles, Pumpkin and Pepper-Lily
07 January 2019

Helen and Barend, dogs, cats, horses, chickens, birds, staff - thank you for sharing your beautiful home with us - how I imagine paradise to be. We had a truly wonderful time - loved every minute and we felt most indulged. A true privilege to spend time here and getting to know you.
May 2019 be everything you hope for and blessings to you all.

Superb. 5 out of 5

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Dargle Reviews

Anonymous
02 January 2019

Peaceful and beautiful country setting.

Okay. 3 out of 5
Meryl Wyllie
18 December 2018

Dargle is close to where we live in Kloof but we feel like we are on holiday in the country side. We love walking in the forest at Crab Apple Cottages.

Fabulous. 4 out of 5
Tsepo Moshoeshoe
10 September 2018

Horse play in Dargle.

Superb. 5 out of 5