Bermanzi translated means "The Mountain where the Water is"
The Bermanzi Mountain Retreat is nestled on the edge of the escarpment between the Mpumalanga towns of Machadodorp, Waterval-Boven and Badplaas situated in the northern part of the Drakensberg. It is only two and a half hours from Gauteng by motor vehicle.
Accommodation is provided in Vakashani luxury self-catering mountain lodge, 'In the Rocks 4 Two' (of Inni-Rots vir 2) our fully-contained, private suite, or in the 'Stables' for larger groups.
Bermanzi offers you an outdoor experience beyond compare. Breathtaking mountain valleys with indigenous forests and rock pools that can be explored on either the Bermanzi 2 Day Back to Base Trail (12km on the first day and and either 4km or 8km on the second day), or the Oom Paul's 2 Day Backpackers Trail (between 9km and 13km) in collaboration with Five Assegais Estate.
Few places offer the awe inspiring setting that Bermanzi has to offer, and together with the thought and care that the owner has put into the facilities, it has created trails that are sure to be a favourite among hikers and nature lovers for years to come.
The more adventurous can indulge themselves in abseiling or rock climbing. there is horse riding for children under supervision in a restricted area.
Vakashani, our luxurious self-catering lodge, offers splendid views of the Komati River valley and surrounding areas. It is fully equipped with all amenities, electric stove and refrigerator, electric and solar lighting and heating. There is a fireplace.
Accommodation is available for up to 10 people.
The lounge offers a balcony with spectacular views over the Komati Valley.
A rock-pool suitable for swimming, during summer, is within walking distance from the house.
Vakashani translated means “Kuier Lekker” or “Have a Good Time”,
'In the Rocks 4 Two' (of Inni-Rots vir 2):
Our fully self-contained, private suite offers splendid views of the valley and surrounding areas.
It is fully equipped with all amenities, electric two-plate stove, microwave, refrigerator, crockery and cutlery.
There is a fireplace in the kitchen which warms the whole cosy unit.
Inni-Rots accommodates two people and is ideal for a couple wanting a quiet getaway or honeymooners.
The patio offers spectacular views over the Komati Valley.