Clarens is a small village surrounded by the Maluti mountains in Lesotho and the South African red mountains. Clarens is called the jewel of the free state and it is a very popular tourist attraction. Tourists love the village with it’s many art galleries, curio shops and restaurants.

The small village with a population of 7,000 plus people is popular for weddings, family and birthday celebrations, motorbike rallies, mountain bike races, old car clubs gatherings and marathons.

Clarens is only 3 hours drive from Johannesburg and 4 hours from Durban.  It is 17km from the beautiful Golden Gate National park. One and a half hours drive will take you the popular Afri ski resort in Lesotho. A few hours more driving and you reach the Katse dam in Lesotho.

In November tourists stay in Clarens to visit the Cherry festival in Ficksburg. One of the self catering or bed and breakfast accommodations is Eddies self catering or b&b. Tours to the cherry farms allows cherries to be picked from the trees while a tour leader exchange information on the growth and harvesting of cherries. Tourist get the opportunity to taste and buy several items produced from cherries.

Clarens and the surrounding areas are a nature paradise.   The Clarens conservancy offers many hiking trails in Clarens. Golden Gate is a hikers dream come true.  From Clarens it is only one and a half hours drive to the Drakensberg peaks Mont aux Sources, Sentinel and the Amphitheatre where the chain ladder walk to the Tugela falls challenges the hiker.

Horse riding, abseiling, swimming, white river rafting, Lesotho tours , massages, manicures and facials, hot air ballooning, fishing, archery, quad biking, Eddies self catering or b&b guided walking tours and pigeon shooting are some of the activities that calls tourist back to the Clarens village.

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Clarens Accommodation

Planning a trip to Clarens, the jewel of the free state?  Find the Clarens accommodation where you get the knowledge of what Clarens village and  the surrounding areas offer.

Clarens Eddies Self catering or B&B is situated  in Clarens village. A few minutes walk from Eddies and you reach the many restaurants, curio shops and art galleries.  Eddies owner will introduce you to the different restaurants and the shops you must not miss.  There is a rock shop, a book shop, beer tasting and many more.   The many restaurants with their different menus offer diverse choices that will definitely meet the uniqueness of each person.

Clarens Eddies Self catering or B&B is the only Clarens accommodation that offers daily guided hiking trips free of charge to only Eddies guest. Eddies is only 10 minutes walk to many Clarens hiking trails a mountain bike trail. Eddies owner introduces you to these trail and assists to get started. Eddies guests have a what to do list with contact details for  35 activities in Clarens and the surrounding area. Eddies owner assists with contacting and booking the suppliers of these activities. Example of these activities are swimming, fishing, horse riding, white river rafting and many more.

Guests looking for Clarens accommodation will enjoy the affordable rates that Clarens Eddies offers. With the affordable rates comfort and style are guaranteed. Our June, Santa and Anki apartments have fire places. Heaters and electric blankets in all the units  ensure your comfort during the cold winters when temperatures drop to minus 17 degrees and the surrounding Maluti Mountains in Lesotho and the local Red Mountains are covered with snow.
Eddies is one of the Clarens accommodation that offers self catering facilities.  The June, Santa and Anki units are fully equipped  for self catering. The Ada and Ann units have small kitchenettes suitable for limited self catering.  Each unit has their own kitchen.

Eddies Self Catering Accommodation


Eddies self catering accommodation in Clarens offers superb self catering facilities for the guest who prefers to prepare their own food.

The self catering accommodation June, Santa and Anki have stoves, fridges with freezers, microwaves, toasters and kettles. Cooking pots, frying pans and all cooking and eating utensils are available to prepare that favourite meal. Each unit has their own kitchen. The unit Anki has a spacious kitchen with a big stove and fridge with a freezer which enables guests to prepare food for 16 people. Eddies self catering accommodation sleeps the maximum of 16 people.

The self catering accommodation Ada and Ann each have their own kitchenettes. The small kitchenettes offers microwaves, and electric frying pans, kettles and toasters. The Ada and Ann units do not have stoves and therefore no cooking pots and frying pans are available. The kitchenettes are most suitable for preparing small meals which does not require cooking on a stove.

Outside barbeques are part of living in the sunny South Africa. All the Eddies self catering accommodation have their own outside braai facilities with garden furniture. Enjoy your barbeque while observing the different atmospheres in the surrounding mountains. Eddies self catering accommodation is famous for breath taking mountain views.

If the weather does not allow an outside barbeque Eddies self catering accommodation have inside seating facilities in each unit.

The Eddies self catering accommodation is unique for the daily servicing of the units. We clean your dishes, pots and outside barbeque for a very low rate. Your dishcloths and washing liquid are replaced.

The self catering accommodation allow the guests to enjoy their holiday while Eddies staff clean up after the cooking and eating. Guests find the Eddies self catering accommodation of great value for saving money.

The self catering facilities are all as good as new because of Eddies effective maintenance and cleaning programme.

Great value for money!!