Free State is a land of plenty, offering wide plains and pastures, fields and farmlands, ancient hills and mountains, carpets of cosmos, masses of golden sunshine, and hospitality enough to warm the heart of any traveller. With scenery galore in countrysides that beckon, it is a place of many gems well worth exploring. Here Exclusive Getaways recommends three glorious getaways in picturesque locations of Free State.

The Royal Fischer Hotel is a luxurious haven of comfort and hospitality situated in Bloemfontein’s Woodlands Hills Wildlife Estate. On the estate, guests can spot a good variety of wildlife and birds, and take to several hiking and biking trails to appreciate the stunning scenery. Wildlife includes kudu, giraffe, zebra, sable, roan antelope, nyala, waterbuck, impala, gemsbok, springbok, duiker, steenbok and rhebuck. See More.

De Oude Kraal Country Estate & Spa is a welcoming farmhouse, set on a merino sheep farm 35 km south of Bloemfontein. If you like a sense of wide, unimpeded spaces, this special place is for you. Garden rooms are large and private, with patios and fireplaces. Enjoy excellent, lovingly prepared dinners, copious breakfasts and delectable teatime treats. Food is offered with generous, farm-style hospitality. Enjoy some body treatments at De Oude Kraal Spa, as well as farm tours, walking trails and horse riding. See More.

Wild Horses Exclusive Mountain Lodge is an alluring hideaway set within the Free State’s Sterkfontein Nature Reserve, in the scenic Drakensberg area. The luxury sandstone villa has a majestic location overlooking the mirrored waters of Sterkfontein Dam and the Platberg Mountains. Luxurious guest rooms have serene nature views. This is a wonderful place to be out in nature. Boat cruises, hiking, birding, game viewing, horse riding, fly fishing and mountain biking can all be done on the property and in the nature reserve. See More.

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