• B & B Bungalows

    B & B Bungalows

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    Room facilities:Air Condition, DSTV, En Suite (Shower), Heaters, Tea/coffee Trays, TV

    Set among giant Blue Gum trees, 10 thatched bungalows  at Bingelela are all private, free standing and individually appointed and provide, you, our guests, the perfect spot to kick up your feet, relax and enjoy the splendour of our country retreat and all the exquisite beauty that awaits you in the Drakensberg.

    Serviced on a daily basis and suitable for both corporate and leisure guests, the rooms offer en-suite bathrooms, tea and coffee making facilities, televisions, with all linen and towelling provided. There are six double rooms and then units suitable for sharing (twin beds) and/or for families.

    We host the following types of Bungalows:

    Bungalow 1 1 Double bed and 1 Single bed in a separate room – Ground floor
    En-suite Shower
    Bungalow 2 3 Single beds upstairs in a loft. 1 Double bed downstairs in a separate room.
    Lounge area and En-suite Shower
    Bungalow 3 1 Double bed – Ground floor
    En-suite Shower
    Bungalow 4 2 Single beds – Ground floor
    En-suite Shower
    Bungalow 5 2 Single beds upstairs in a loft, 1 Double bed downstairs.
    En-suite Shower
    Bungalow 6 1 Double bed upstairs in a loft. Lounge area with Fireplace.
    En-suite Shower
    Bungalow 7 1 Double bed upstairs in a loft. Lounge area with Fireplace.
    En-suite Shower
    Bungalow 8 1 Double bed upstairs in a loft. Lounge area with Fireplace.
    En-suite Shower
    Bungalow 9 1 Double bed upstairs in a loft. Lounge area with Fireplace.
    En-suite Shower
    Bungalow 10 1 Double bed upstairs in a loft. Lounge area with Spa Bath and Fireplace.
    En-suite Shower



  • Pre-Fab Units

    Pre-Fab Units

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    Room facilities:Air Condition, DSTV, Heaters, Kitchenette, Lounge, TV

    PRE-FAB HOUSES, EQUIPPED WITH THE FOLLOWING: Fully equipped open plan kitchens, Open plan lounge area, Air-Conditioning units, Hair dryers, Electric blankets, Heaters, Televisions with SELECT DSTV channels, Shared Bathroom with a shower. Ground Floor.

    The following units are avaliable:

    Unit Number Contents
    Pre-fab Unit 11 1 Double bed in one room and 2 Single beds in another.
    Bathroom with a Shower
    Per-fab Unit 12 1 Double bed in one room and 2 Single beds in another.
    Bathroom with a Shower



Bingelela is tucked away just 3 km outside Bergville on the R74, Northern Drakensberg.


Original, tantalizing recipes await you when you dine at Bingelela. Whether it’s something traditional or something new and exciting that you’re after, the varied and creative menu offers something suitable to every palette. Every choice is a favourite and all dishes are prepared from the freshest, best quality produce from local suppliers.

The menu captures the enthusiasm, love and passion of it’s creators in each delicious bite and our fish, poultry and meat dishes are famed to be some of the best in the region with must-try dishes including our Calamari Steak, Chicken Roulade and Jalapeño Fillet. We always strive to keep it simple, elegant and continental!

Our wood-fired pizza oven delivers only the finest of pizzas and our recently extended menu ensures you’ll find a new and divine pizza to try every time. A great kiddies menu, cacophony of coffees and brilliant wine menu that boasts South Africa’s finest completes this already heady mix.

Add to that service with a smile and a team of staff willing to go the extra mile, and your dining experience at Bingelela is one you’re soon not to forget.

We also have a Restaurant, Pub and Pizzeria

Restaurant times : Monday – Saturday 7H00 – 21H30 Sundays 7H00 – 15H00

Cancellation / Prepayment

Any outstanding accommodation needs to be settled upon arrival at reception.

Children and extra beds

Children aged 2 years to 10 years, R300 per child per night. Children over 10 years - Adult rate of R 450 applies.

Check-in time

Check in time is from 2pm to 8pm daily and 2pm to 5pm on Sundays. Later check ins, please contact us. At owners discression.

Check-out time

Check out no later than 10am.


  • Air Condition
  • DSTV
  • En Suite (Shower)
  • Outdoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi


Guests are spoilt for choice when it comes to things to do and see in the area. When it comes to activities and attractions, the Drakensberg offers something for everyone. Simply relaxing with you favourite book or exploring the spectacular beauty of our region, it’s all your choice.



Famous for our superb hiking, you’ll find popular hikes nearby at Tugela Falls, Policeman’s Helmet, Plowmans Kop to name a few. Hikes vary from easy strolls to strenuous all-day climbs.


If you’re after “eagles” and “birdies”, tee off at one of the many highly acclaimed golf courses in the area. Tall sandstone cliffs and lush valleys form the backdrop to the rolling, challenging greens at Cathedral Peak, Champagne Valley, Hlalanathi, Nondela – Ernie Els Golf Course, Cathedral Peak and Champagne Sports Resort in the central Drakensberg.

Royal Natal National Park

We are situated near the Royal Natal National Park, the proclaimed World Heritage Site that contains some of the most spectacular scenery in Africa. The main feature of Royal Natal National Park is the Amphitheatre and Mont-aux-Sources, the source of five rivers. Here you’ll also find the Tugella Falls and superb hikes for all agilities. You can further enjoy bird watching and trout fishing and experience the peaceful tranquillity of the unique biodiversity of this flora and fauna-rich region.

Arts and crafts

The region also hosts a fascinating collection of galleries, craft, clothing, gift and pottery shops that are fun and relaxing to visit as well as cultural experiences like Bushman Rock Art, Battlefield Tours, the Drakensberg Boys Choir, historic monuments, cheese tasting and a collection of farm stalls and restaurants to explore. There’s also a number of wellness centres and spas where day visitors are welcomed to be pampered to their heart’s content.


Nearby Adventure – Northern and Central Berg

Adventure activities like horse trails, quad biking, hot air balloon flights, and South Africa’s longest canopy tour are some of many things available for thrill seekers. There’s white water rafting, paragliding, microlighting, 4x4ing, mountain biking, paintball and much more to dare to do too. We are situated +- 30km from all the adventure’s mentioned above.


Contact Details


+27 (0)36 448 1336

+27 (0)83 627 8503
+27 (0)83 640 0743


P.O. Box 5
Northern Drakensberg
South Africa

E-mail: bingelela@mweb.co.za

Website: www.bingelela.co.za