Bethal Accommodation

The little town of Bethal is a gorgeous little farming settlement in the province of Mpumalanga. It is situated in the Highveld part of Mpumalanga, on the N17 highway between Johannesburg and Ermelo. Apart from being extremely pretty, the town is also full of history - making it a popular place to visit.

Bethel was established in 1880, on a farm known as Blesbokspruit. At the time the farm was owned by two couples, the Naudes and the du Plooys, and the new establishment was named after the wives, Elizabeth and Alida.

Today the town has a population exceeding 60 000, with many of its citizens being involved, in some form or other, in agriculture. Bethal lies in the heart of a farming district after all, where maize, sunflower seeds, sorghum, rye and potatoes are the main cultivars. In addition to farming, the community in and around Bethel also engages in mining, and there are a number of open cast coal mines, as well as 3 gold mines, in the vicinity.

One of the attractions of Bethel is its setting among the open grassland and low undulating hills of the Cosmos region of Mpumalanga. It lies on the Highveld part of the province, and in late summer and early autumn the countryside springs to life as myriad cosmos flowers bloom, carpeting the hills.

Given the important role that agriculture plays in the life of the town, it is worthwhile taking one of the town's agricultural tours, which helps you to better understand the inner workings of this industry and what makes the town tick.

There are a number of historical buildings in the town which are worth perusing too - the old magistrate's building is an excellent example. Built in 1910, it has been lovingly restored to its original state and it's buildings like this which give the town its somewhat 'olde world' feel and endear it to many who visit and live there.

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Under Elm Trees

From R345 pps

Enjoy a stay in pleasant, luxurious double en-suite rooms surrounded by beautiful elm trees and gardens. Continental & Full English breakfast Home-cooked dinners on request Uncapped Wireless Intern... Read More




Willow Lane Country Lodge

From R300 pps

Willow Lane Country Lodge is situated 2 km out of Bethal, Mpumalanga next to the N17. To experience this opulent surroundings after a long day on the road or in the office are within your reach. ... Read More

Bluegum Country Lodge

From R380 pps

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Bluegum Country Lodge - bound to become a classic country getaway. Bluegum Country Lodge in Bethal is an attractive red face-brick building. Situated in the heart of the Cosmos Country in Mpumalanga, ... Read More

The Lodge Bethal

From R410 pps

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Need accommodation in the Bethal area? Come Feel the Comfort in the heart of the Highveld. The Lodge Bethal in Mpumalanga is conveniently situated less than 2 hours drive from OR Tambo International ... Read More

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Bethal Reviews

Bethal is an interesting town and I would like to go back there.
- Pieter Van Niekerk

Bethal is a clean place
- Suegnette Buitendach