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Pet-friendly Getaways Near Cape Town

Calling all animal lovers! You no longer have to leave your furry family members at home when holidaying in The Cottage at Melozhori.

One of the proudly pet-friendly accommodation offerings the Western Cape has on offer, The Cottage at Melozhori Private Game Reserve is the perfect getaway for families and friends to enjoy some well-deserved rest and recuperation less than 2 hours’ drive from Cape Town.

The Cottage has two en-suite bedrooms which can comfortably accommodate four adults and two small children. Standout features include a wood-fired hot tub, braai facilities and a splash pool to keep cool all summer long!

Hound Holidays at The Cottage

Occupying prime position atop a gently sloping hillside overlooking the valley below, our stunning self-catering cottage provides a lovely getaway for small groups of family or friends just outside of the Mother City.

Each of the bedrooms in The Cottage has an en-suite bathroom and opens onto personal viewing decks. Beds are equipped with electric blankets for those chilly winter evenings and the living area boasts a flat-screen TV, selected DSTV channels, a fireplace, and a comfy couch. The kitchen is fully equipped for all your self-catering needs with a fridge and freezer, microwave, kettle, and a Nespresso machine to start the morning with a freshly brewed cup of coffee.

In the warmer months, you’ll spend plenty of time outdoors enjoying the wood-fired hot tub, built-in braai and outdoor pizza oven. Cool off on hot afternoons in the sparkling splash pool and spend evenings around the firepit swapping stories from the day.

When it comes to pet-friendly accommodation near Cape Town, you’ll be hard-pressed to find better views and more impressive facilities. Book our cottage directly and reserve your stay today!

Pet policy: Dogs of all sizes are welcome in The Cottage.
Child-friendly: Yes
Sleeps: 2 to 6 per cottage
Cost: From R4000 per night

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Things to do at Melozhori

Guided game drives – keep your eyes peeled for over 38 species of wildlife on leisurely game drives with our experienced guides.

Nature walks – being free of dangerous predators, Melozhori is the ultimate walking destination to enjoy panoramic views and safe wildlife encounters on foot.

Mountain biking – keen mountain bikers will have a field day exploring exhilarating trails through the hilly terrain of Melozhori Private Game Reserve.

Stargazing – after dark, turn your attention to the skies on clear nights to enjoy spectacular star-gazing unobstructed by light pollution.

Birdwatching – enthusiastic birders can look out for 129 recorded species including the blue crane, black harrier and cape vulture. Don’t forget your binos!

Yappy Days

Most of us like to travel with our pets, but it’s not always easy to find a holiday destination which permits our furry friends. The Cottage at Melozhori comes with a dog’s stamp of approval in an owner-run setting which welcomes four-legged family members with open arms.

Find the finer details of our pet-friendly mountain cabin in the Western Cape here and reserve your stay by filling in our enquiry form. We look forward to welcoming you and your pets to Melozhori in the near future.

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