We offer you Belgian Hospitality and in the morning an European champagne breakfast-buffet on the terrace with a stunning view of the dam and the Magalies Mountains.
The Guesthouse offers you a big swimming pool, a European Hot Spring Massage Jacuzzi with 39 jets, a bar with pool table and darts, an open patio-lounge, a gym-room with infra-red sauna, professional Body coach and other training equipment.
We also have conference-facilities to seat up to 17 people.
Hartbeespoortdam and the Magalies Mountains is a very popular area for eco-tourism, watersports, hiking. Sun City and Pilanesberg National Park (Big 5) is only 1 hour drive. Airports O.R.Tambo Jo'burg (85 km) and Lanseria (35 km) are very close.
The Hartbeespoortdam is situated in the Bojanala region of the North West Province. The dam, surrounded by the majestic Magalies Mountains (12O km long and 1852 m in altitude), was constructed in 1923 and the lake is 2062 ha and has 56 km border.
Pretoria is situated 28 km South East and Johannesburg International Airport "O.R.TAMBO" (80 km) is approximately 1 hour drive. Lanseria national Airport is only 30 minutes drive and is the ideal place to continue your travel schedule from Hartbeespoortdam to Cape Town.
We are situated only 1½ hour drive from the Pilanes National Park (Big Five) and Sun City. There are also a lot of tourist attractions around the dam or a short distance away from it.
Some of the National Game Parks are situated not that far from us. The Kruger National Park is between 4-5 hours drive from Hartbeespoortdam.
In Room Facilities:
The All rooms are very spacious room with Queen-size bed, en-suite and luxury furnished with TV-DSTV (22 channels with Movie Channels) and DVD player, air-conditioning, digital safe, Mini-fridge and hairdryer. The bathroom has a rain-shower and adjustable shower.
The Ponciana Suite or Honey-moon Suite is our VIP room with a King Size Bed with adjustable bedframe and tempur mattresses. The bathroom with heater has a jet-shower and a corner bath and separate toilet. From your very private balcony, with deck chairs, you have a 180° view from Pecanwood up to the Magalies Mountains in Pretoria North. The room has lounge seats, air-conditioning, digital safe, hairdryer, coffee & tea facilities and all-surround cinema system for your DSTV-TV (22 channels with Movie Channels) and DVD player.
In the rooms you will find guest amenities as well the local newspaper and magazines.
Ronny and Yolande will not only give you all the information you need for day-trips and interesting things to see and to do in the region, but also for the rest of South Africa during your trips after your visit at Ponciana.
We have a great selection of tourist folders and brochures at the reception.
Some few things to be done:
Mountainbike and hiking in the Magalies Mountains.
Playing Golf at the different courses on the border of the lake.
All kind of watersports (fishing, sailing, water-and jetskiing).
Visits to the different Art galleries around the dam.
Visits to Welwitschia Craft Market and Chameleon Village.
Safari-tours at the Pilanesberg National Park ? 580 km² (Big Five).
Madikwe National Park - 600 km².
Marakele National Park - 450 km²
Barokalalo National Park - 130 km².
Lions and Rhino-reserve.
Cradle of Human Kind.
Visit to Sun City.
Visit the Snake and Animal Park at the dam.
Hot-Air Balloon trips
Magalies Meander Route.
Visit to Van Gaalen Cheese Factory.
Boat trips on the lake.
Visit to the Wild Cheetah Park.
Visit to the Elephant Sanctuary.
Hartbeespoort Cable Car (378 m) to the top of the Magalies Mountains.
Hartbeespoort Dam Aquarium
Visit to Pretoria and Johannesburg with Gold Reef City
And a lot of more ? to much to mention
As you can see there is something for everyone ? one thing is for sure your time will be too short with us.