Enjoy a family holiday of a lifetime at Gooderson Natal Spa Hot Springs & Leisure Resort

Gooderson Natal Spa Hot Springs & Leisure Resort

Over 600 holidaymakers, who stayed at the 3-Star Gooderson Natal Spa Hot Springs & Leisure Resort rated this resort very good in terms of hospitality, facilities, value for money, location and comfort.

It is not a surprise. Gooderson Natal Spa Hot Springs & Leisure Resort, which is situated on the road between Vryheid and Paulpietersburg on the KwaZulu Natal’s Battlefields Route, offers everything you might need for a memorable family or romantic weekend away.

You will find the resort is spread over 550 hectares of the beautiful KwaZulu Natal bushveld, amongst giant Cambrian-era granite boulders. Amidst these boulders are the resort’s famed hot springs, which are rumoured to have healing properties.

To make your holiday that much more enjoyable, expect various COVID-19 protocols to ensure your safety during your holiday. In the end, everything comes together for a memorable holiday!

Gooderson Natal Spa Hot Springs & Leisure Resort

Accommodation at Gooderson Natal Spa Hot Springs & Leisure Resort

There is plenty to choose from in terms of accommodation at the Resort. There are Standard Rooms and Superior Rooms as well as four Sleeper Self-Catering and six Sleeper Self-Catering units.

Available as standard double (one double bed), family double (two double beds) and family interleading (one double, two single beds), the Standard Rooms are designed to offer comfort.

The Superior Rooms take things up a notch while the Self-Catering units come with either a double bed and one double sofa bed in the lounge or two rooms with a double bed, two single beds and a double sofa bed in the lounge.

Room amenities in all the units include en-suite bathrooms, Wi-Fi internet, air-conditioning, DStv, tea/coffee making facilities and mini-bar fridge.

For those wanting to better experience the Paulpietersburg countryside, the resort has 30 Camping And Caravan Stands – all with water and electricity and braai facilities. Camping guests can also use the resort facilities.

There are also three sets of ablution and kitchen blocks at each end of the grounds that are serviced throughout the day. A convenience shop is available, with the basics.

See their accommodation rates HERE. Make an online booking HERE.

Gooderson Natal Spa Hot Springs & Leisure Resort

Facilities at Gooderson Natal Spa Hot Springs & Leisure Resort

At the resort you will find several facilities that include a swimming pool, Jacuzzi, spa, a colonial-style lounge, library and a conference venue.

Their Chefs are also ready tantalise your taste buds at their family-friendly restaurants. Thereafter sample your favourite cocktails and drinks at their welcoming bars.

See the full list of their facilities HERE.

Activities at the resort

There is a lot of activities to keep you and your loved ones entertained during your stay at the resort. Activities include paintball; Squash; volleyball; guided walks; Mountain Bike trails; self-drive game viewing; birdwatching; tennis and archery.

Reviews from previous Gooderson Natal Spa Hot Springs & Leisure Resort guests

“The staff was professional, and always friendly. Each and every staff member always had a smile. The peace and serenity is just what was needed,” wrote Kirsten-anne on their Booking.com reviews page.

Sabena added; “I enjoyed the experience, everything was perfect. Can’t fault this establishment at all… staff and management first class. I will be back again for sure.”

“Lovely Family orientated resort with lots of extras , to the hot spring pool Zip line, adventure golf, Super tubes, to name a few making this a wonderful place to visit with family and more so, for kids. We had dinner and breakfast and it was really good. great value for money. Loved it and will be back with family, as we only stayed one night , travelling for work,” said Val.

Gooderson Natal Spa Hot Springs & Leisure Resort is located at Lot 191 Remainder Koubad Farm, Paulpietersburg. Here is their location on Google Maps. For bookings, call +27 (0) 34 995 0300 or email adminspa@goodersons.co.za and visit them online at www.goodersonleisure.co.za/NatalSpa today. Follow them on Facebook HERE and on Instagram HERE.


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Our team of journalists are seasoned travels and love visiting the myriad of exciting places around South Africa.  Whether it is off the beaten track or in the heart of the top attractions of the country, we’ll be there,

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So what is the right accommodation?  Well more often than not, it’s your travel budget that dictates the type of accommodation that you choose. 

Expensive is not always better.  Our team at Home Food and Travel will tell you that they have camped in areas with limited ablutions and had a wonderful holiday.  They have also spent a night in a five star hotel only to be disappointed because their expectations exceeded the experience.

The reason for your travels will also affect your choice.  A business trip requires different amenities to a beach holiday. 

Our articles, reviews and experiences can certainly help you make your decision.

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No matter that the food is delicious and the setting delightful, poor service can ruin the occasion.  However, great service combined with mediocre meal and a plane jane restaurant can still be a pleasant night out.

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A small, personal spa that is owner run can result in the best massage you have ever experienced.  However, the grand spas in five star hotels offer unsurpassed facilities in an environment that just makes the stress in your shoulders and neck melt away before you even finish checking in.


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