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Relax in stunning cottages nestled in the hills of the majestic Magaliesburg Mountain Range.

Phefumula Country Retreat has 5 enchanting cottages that are secluded and private. Picture rolling hills, lush greenery, and the twit of birds as you unwind with ease. The cottages are catered for couples to enjoy a romantic getaway that will leave you with wholesome and magical memories. Feel the serenity while you sip on a cold glass in the jacuzzi as you watch the clouds roll by the mountainside. If it is a little chilly, enjoy cosy vibes in front of the fireplace cuddled up with your beloved! Each cottage is unique and offers a different experience each time you visit Phefumula!

Don’t want to cook on your holiday? Enjoy catered breakfasts and dinners at a candle-lit table to reconnect with your loved one over scrumptious meals! We have a delicious selection of South African favourites that hit all the right spots.

Phefumula is under 1.5 hours away from Johannesburg, and there are no tolls on the way! It is a quick trip to feel like you are deep in the wild. Experience the splendour of the Magaliesburg Mountain Range in comfort, privacy, and peace. We can’t wait for you to experience this romantic getaway! We know you won’t want to leave, but at least you will leave feeling rested and happy!


Luxury Cottages

Weekdays R2200 for one night and R2000 per night if you book 2 or more. Weekend and public holidays R2200 per night

Meerkat Alley

Leopards Leap

Porcupine Ridge Cottage

Rhino Fields

Frisky Zebra


Inspired Incentives


We have wonderful hikes available just outside your door.


Magaliesberg was proclaimed a World Biosphere Reserve in 2015. One of only 8 in South Africa


Experience a day of relaxation with our lovely ladies.


We can prepare a wonderful three-course meal for a romantic evening.

What Our Guests Have To Say

Wow – what an amazing place to break free from the city and just unwind. The way it is meant to be …… quiet, serene, beautiful – there are not enough words to describe

Thanks for an amazing getaway. We needed this. This place is magnificent. We don’t want to tell people about it. We just want to keep it our secret

Awesome, awesome, awesome!! What a find. We have searched many times for peace, tranquillity and serenity. This was a dream come true. Just what the doctor ordered. The Phefumula team are superb – what wonderful unobtrusive service

This has been the perfect place to reconnect with our souls and with each other