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The history of Tsitsikamma Cottages spans across two decades, with its roots in the tragedy that befell the home of the Kruger family in 1992. Since then, the house has been rebuilt, and an enormous amount of growth has taken place thanks to the hard work and determination of the Krugers. The legacy of Tsitsikamma Cottages lies in that every brick of every building was laid by a Kruger hand - Andre, Franci and their children, Melinda, Andre Jnr and Wynand together worked to create what you see today. It is with a deep sense of pride and loyalty that we hope to continue this legacy for many decades to come.

4 November 1992
Original wooden house ravaged by fire.
4 November 1992
Fire damage seen from Palm Tree side.
Mid 1996
Main house rebuilt and construction of Mountain View Cottage.
December 1996
Mountain View Cottage ready and awaiting first guests.
4 December 1996
First paying guests check in to the Mountain View Cottage.
1997
First coats of the iconic blue roof paint.
Mid 1997
Preparations for the new trampoline.
Mid 1997
Construction of second cottage, Morning Dew, commences.
December 1997
Final touches before first guests arrive for the Morning Dew Cottage.
1998
Two completed cottages.
1998
Original road leading to cottages.
1999
Owners Andre and Franci outside Reception (now the Sunflower Suite).
Summer 2000
Main building and pond prior to the addition of the Palm Tree Suite.
February 2001
Palm Tree Suite completed and ready for guests (this photograph is dated 5 August 2016).
2004
Original shape and size of the dam.
2007
The swimming pool gets a facelift.
2008
The dam is rebuilt much deeper and larger.
2008
Construction of phase 1 of the Windmill project commences. When complete, it will be two storeys tall with the bell-shaped roof adding an extra storey.
August 2010
Phase 1 of the Windmill is completed and the first guests arrive.
5 August 2016
The double doors of Reception as can be seen today.
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