We offer a variety of accommodation in the town of Colchester. Colchester is home to the Southern Gate into Addo Elephant National Park, also known as Matyholweni gate.
Our self catering accommodations range from luxurious Cottages to smaller flats. Our Most popular and 5 star accommodation can be found on the border of the Addo fence where sometimes you are able to see Elephants and other wildlife from a 360 view balcony.
Other properties range from sleeping from 1-12 guests. Another great property close to the Sundays River is our Addo Adventure house which has a small pool, entertainment section and is perfect for families or friends. This property can sleep up to 10 guests.
Our more unique property is our Maggie May House Boat which is docked at our jetty on the Sundays River. It is more of a rustic stay but great views of the sunrise and sunset can be enjoyed during your stay.
The Addo Adventure House is the ideal getaway for a group of friends or a large family with three double bedrooms, one room with two bunk-beds and three bathrooms, comfortably sleeping ten guests. A sleeper couch can be made up in the lounge for an additional two guests.
The accommodation is close to Addo Elephant National Park and wonderful adventures can be experienced with Sundays River Adventures. Within the house, you are spoiled with choices of a pool table, indoor braai, bar and jacuzzi sized swimming pool for a quick cool off.
Sleeps: Ten (additional two on sleeper couch)
Distance to Southern Gate of Addo Elephant National Park: 4.9km
Distance to Main Gate of Addo National Park: 60.9km
Get the best of both worlds at Addo Park View – Sundaze Riverside House with beautiful views over the Sundays River and Addo Elephant National Park. Comfortably sleeping 12 guests, the house is ideal for larger groups – weekend or week-long stays – and is completed by a braai/BBQ area and swimming pool for enjoying our Eastern Cape sunshine.
Your hosts can easily book your Addo and Sundays River adventures: river cruises, canoe trips, sand-boarding and safaris to the Addo Elephant National Park.
Distance to Southern Gate of Addo National Park: 4.4km
Distance to Main Gate of Addo National Park: 60.5km
Our Addo Park View Apartment (Ndlovu) is a superb option for travelling couples or families with older children who are looking for a rustic, comfortable stay with views overlooking the mountains of the Addo Elephant National Park.
Whether staying a while or passing through, Ndlovu offers a supremely comfortable home-from-home experience complete with two bedrooms, fully equipped kitchen, and lounge.
Distance to Southern Gate of Addo National Park: 5km
Distance to Main Gate of Addo National Park: 57.2km
Our Addo Park River Rooms are ideal for stopovers and short stays whether you’re travelling for business or adventure. The rooms are relaxed and comfortable with a private entrance, double bed, en-suite bathroom, bar fridge; coffee/tea facilities with easy access to the southern gate of the Addo Elephant National Park and the beach at Sundays River.
Each room sleeps: two
Distance to Southern Gate of Addo Elephant National Park: 4.8km
Distance to Main Gate of Addo Elephant National Park: 60.9km
The Addo Park Mountain-View Apartment is ideal for a small family or travelling friends, the cottage offers an airy open-plan space with a double bed, sofa bed, fully equipped self-catering kitchen and en-suite bathroom with a shower.
On the doorstep of the southern gate of the Addo Elephant National Park, this apartment is an ideal base from which to explore Addo and the Sundays River Valley.
Sleeps: 2 (additional one on sleeper couch)
Distance to Southern Gate of Addo Elephant National Park: 4.2km
Get ready to fall asleep to the gentle sounds of the river and wake up to the sun glittering on the water – our charming house boat ‘Maggie May’ is moored on the Sundays River, just five minutes from the southern entrance to Addo National Park.
Our rustic houseboat is a perfectly unique and memorable accommodation option with double bed and king-sized couch which can be made up in the lounge-kitchen.
Sleeps: Up to 6 people (Two on double bed, additional two on sleeper couch and two in the tent on the upper deck)
Distance to Southern Gate of Addo National Park: 5.2km
Distance to Main Gate of Addo National Park: 57.4km
Enjoy big-sky views from The Addo Park Vista Cottages – these two identical contemporary self-catering cottages conveniently located on the border of the Addo Elephant National Park’s southern gate. Complete with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a sleeper couch, self-catering kitchen and braai/boma, a rustic viewing deck completes the cottages, offering spectacular views and sunset vistas of the hills of the Addo Elephant National Park.
Sleeps: four per cottage (additional two on sleeper couch)
Distance to Southern Gate of Addo Elephant National Park: 8.5km
Distance to Main Gate of Addo Elephant National Park: 67.4kkm
Addo Park Palm Cottage is the perfect accommodation for a weekend getaway for a small family or friends. Featuring a lovely outdoor braai and full catered kitchen, guests will enjoy their stay close to the Addo Elephant Park.
The cottage features two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a living room with a bed. It is also walking distance from the Sundays River and other great activities can be enjoyed with Sundays River Adventures.
Distance to Southern Gate of Addo National Park: 4.3km
Distance to Main Gate of Addo National Park: 57.5km