Waterside Cottages is located in Notwane, Gaborone, Botswana, alongside the banks of the Notwane Dam on a 4 hectare piece of unspoiled African Bush.

It consists of seven very private, fully equipped self catering cottages of varying sizes and varying proximity from each other and can comfortably accommodate up to 20 guests at any one given time.  Our accommodation is perfectly suited for families, couples or groups of friends looking for a luxurious get away, tourists who are breaking their trip on route to or on their way back from Northern Botswana or businessmen/women who are tired of cramped hotel environments.

Waterside Cottages in not a party venue and does not permit loud music or raucous behaviour. We classify ourselves as a retreat where one can relax and unwind in a beautiful environment.

Our cottages are a mere 13km from Gaborone CBD towards Lobatse, yet if feels like you are in the middle of nowhere where one can put to use our motto
'together is our favourite place to be'

Double Chalet (Burchell)

This quirky thatched chalet, sleeping a maximum of 2 guests has a barbeque area nestled in unspoiled bush overlooking the Notwane Dam. BWP1,370 for two people sharing Check-in is any time after 13h00 Check-out is any time before 10h00 Rate includes an in-cottage continental breakfast

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Deluxe Chalet (Nguni)

This cosy thatched chalet, sleeping a maximum of 2 guests has a barbeque area nestled in unspoiled bush overlooking the Notwane Dam. BWP1,370 for two people sharing Check-in is any time after 13h00 Check-out is any time before 10h00 Rate includes an in-cottage continental breakfast

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Superior Chalet (Aloe)

This stylish chalet, sleeping a maximum of 2 guests has a garden view with a dedicated picnic spot at the edge of the Notwane dam. BWP1,380 for two people sharing Check-in is any time after 13h00 Check-out is any time before 10h00 Rate includes an in-cottage continental breakfast

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2 Bedroom Chalet (Babbler)

This shabby chic chalet, sleeping a maximum of 5 guests has a garden view with a dedicated picnic spot at the edge of the dam, just a short walk from the chalet. BWP2,300 for four people sharing Check-in is any time after 13h00 Check-out is any time before 10h00 Rate includes an in-cottage continental breakfast

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3 Bedroom Chalet (Hornbill)

This contemporary styled house, sleeping a maximum of 6 people has a garden view. This unit unfortunately has no access to the dam BUT it has a swimming pool and a fire pit! BWP2,900 for six people sharing Check-in is any time after 13h00 Check-out is any time before 10h00 Rate includes an in-cottage continental breakfast

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Superior Villa (Kingfisher)

This spacious villa sleeps a maximum of 2 guests, has a plunge pool, a bush view and sneak peaks of the Notwane dam but no direct access to it and is not suitable for children. BWP1,870 for two people sharing Check-in is any time after 13h00 Check-out is any time before 10h00 Rate includes an in-cottage continental breakfast

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Deluxe Villa (Acacia)

This spacious villa sleeps a maximum of 2 guests, has a plunge pool and a bush view, a picnic spot at the edge of the Notwane dam and is not suitable for children. BWP1,870 for two people sharing Check-in is any time after 13h00 Check-out is any time before 10h00 Rate includes an in-cottage continental breakfast

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How to Make a Booking

Click on the unit that most appeals to your senses and budget Scroll through the description and gallery to get a clearer understanding If you like what you see click on the book now button You will be directed to booking.com Type Waterside Cottages in the destination block Select your dates and the number of people Check that your preferred unit is available and press book now

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Surprise that special somebody joining you as you visit Waterside Cottages with one of our bespoke gift packs which will be in the unit you booked when you arrive. Because many of the items in these gift boxes are hand crafted, shapes, colours, sizes and in some cases, chocolate selection may vary depending on stock availability. These gift packs must be ordered and paid for a minimum of 3 days prior to your arrival date. Whatsapp on +267 7210 4276 to make the necessary arrangements.

Gents Chocolate Heaven

Assorted Chocolates, Hand Crafted 'Wonky' Trinket Bowl, Candle, Recycled Glass and Cement Vase, Imitation Pampus Grass Stems, Bespoke Concrete Tray, Occasion Specific Card, Balloon with Ribbon, Box, Confetti Sprinkles, Box Filler and/or an Optional Customised Name/Word (Max of 9 letters)

Ladies Chocolate Heaven

Assorted Chocolates, Hand Crafted 'Wonky' Trinket Bowl, Candle, Recycled Glass and Cement Vase, Imitation Pampus Grass Stems, Bespoke Concrete Tray, Occasion Specific Card, Balloon with Ribbon, Box, Confetti Sprinkles, Box Filler and/or an Optional Customised Name/Word (Max of 9 letters)

Hug in a Mug for Us

Packet of Mini Marshmallows, 2 Mugs, 4 Sticks of Hot Chocolate, 4 Sticks of Hug in a Mug, 2 Lindor Chocolate Sticks, Candle, Live Cactus in a Recycled Glass and Concrete Pot, Bespoke Concrete Tray, Occasion Specific Card, Balloon with Ribbon, Box, Confetti Sprinkles, Box Filler and/or an Optional Customised Name/Word (Max of 9 letters)

Hug in a Mug for You

Packet of Mini Marshmallows, Mug, 2 Sticks of Hot Chocolate, 2 Sticks of Hug in a Mug, 1 Lindor Chocolate, Fluffy Slipper Socks, Candle, Live Cactus in a Recycled Glass and Concrete Pot, Bespoke Concrete Tray, Occasion Specific Card, Balloon with Ribbon, Box, Confetti Sprinkles, Box Filler and/or an Optional Customised Name/Word (Max of 9 letters)

Should you decide that you would like to make a booking with us please be so kind as to adhere to the following policies in order to ensure that not only you enjoy your stay with us but the other guests on the property do as well:

Waterside Cottages is not a function, event or party venue and does not permit the hosting of any from of party
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No person can operate any speakers, amplifiers, music from a vehicle or any musical instrument during their stay
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Raucous and/or loud behaviour in not accepted
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Only the number of guests booked to stay are permitted on the property
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Caterers are not permitted
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Photographers are permitted only by arrangement with management
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Day visitors of checked in guests is not permitted
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We do not offer private viewings of the property. The images on this website are 100% accurate
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Persons under the age of 21 must be accompanied by an adult
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No pets are allowed
  • 180C Crocodile Way, Notwane, Gaborone, Botswana