Sabie river bush lodge
Located on the banks of the perennial Sabie River overlooking the Kruger National Park guests of Sabie River Bush Lodge can view the BIG FIVE from our raised wooden pool deck whilst relaxing on the sun loungers and enjoying a sun-downer.
Sabie River Bush Lodge is a mere 19km’s from the main entrance to the Kruger National Park, Kruger Gate. The Kruger Gate allows guest access to the most prolific game-viewing part of the Kruger National Park, the Southern section.
The Southern section of the Kruger National Park is well known for its sightings of Lion and Leopard. Wild Dog are also a common sighting in this part of the Kruger National Park.
rissington inn, hazyview
Rissington Inn offers an award-winning friendly welcome and affordable, relaxed accommodation in a bush setting just outside Hazyview, the heart of the Mpumalanga Lowveld of South Africa. Stylish but informal, the inn is an ideal base from which to explore the Panorama Route and all that the region has to offer and is a comfortable, easy-going and convenient stopover on the way to the game reserves.
The twenty rooms and the charming, thatched farmhouse are shaded by magnificent trees and have breath-taking views down the valley. Rissington's congenial hosts ensure cheerful, attentive hospitality allowing guests total freedom to unwind and enjoy the peace of the bush, lie by the sunny pool or walk down the valley with its spectacular birds and game sightings. Rissington is the ideal balance of unobtrusive yet personal service - everything you need and a little more than you expected.
Summerfields retreat & spa
The owners of Summerfields Estate, Andre and Ilse, and their children Natia, Esli and Antoine have a vision to create an environment where active farming and warm hospitality can co-exist in a wonderfully unique way. Since 2002 they have been working towards this vision, creating a beautiful lodge, the Tented Suites, and the Spa. Today Summerfields is an enchanting location and is popular with guests passing through on their way to the Kruger Park or needing a romantic weekend.
Perhaps it’s a fusion of African sensibilities with the roses from which Summerfields Rose Retreat & Spa derives its intriguing charm. Or is it the bygone romance underscored by percale linen in a tented lodge suite? If not that then the fact that you may take a treatment in a spa pavilion set beside the river in which hippos bathe at dusk?”
Cuckoo Ridge, hazyview
Situated in the heart of an indigenous forest this oasis of lawn and selected trees offers a tranquil setting overlooking a valley of lush greenery and adjacent fruit farms. The all-weather concrete access road winds its way through an indigenous landscape with the occasional sighting of Red Duiker, Bush Buck, vervet monkeys and bands of mongoose.
Relax in the sun by the rock pool or in the shade of the boma with a book from our library, your private covered veranda in your chalets offers views over the Majajekulo river valley. Braai (Barbeque) under the stars listening to the African night, on quiet nights the sound of running water from the Majajekulo river can be heard between the cries of the Bush babies as they go about their nocturnal lives.
merry pebbles, sabie
Merry Pebbles Holiday Resort and Caravan Park is situated on the banks of the upper reaches of the Sabie River within the municipal boundary of the mountain village Sabie, 1km from the village centre. The accommodation available is self-catering and ranges from, chalet's, bungalows, cottages to lodges. Accommodation on a B&B basis is available as well. All accommodation units have colour TV with 16 assorted DSTV channels available these include. Caravan and camping sites are also on offer at the resort.
Merry Pebbles is a family orientated holiday resort which is situated ideally for use as the gateway to the Kruger National Park. Merry Pebbles Resort is owner-managed and is a graded establishment, both The Automobile Association of South Africa in the category (Highly Recommended Self-catering Accommodation) as well as by The Tourism Grading Council of South Africa ***(3 Star) grading.
Thaba Tsweni Lodge, Graskop
Thaba Tsweni lodge situated in the Drakensberg Mountains and the Blyde River Canyon area, means "Mountain of the Baboon" in Bapedi.
Thaba Tsweni Lodge consists of only six fully equipped luxury self-catering chalets which ensures a peaceful stay in a natural mountain setting.
Full South African breakfasts at our dining area and/or dinners at the Restaurant next to the Lodge, can be arranged to your preferences with prior notification.
Restaurants are also in abundance in Graskop the closest town to the lodge.
Welcome to the Graskop Hotel, the art gallery you can sleep in.
The Graskop Hotel has been lovingly renovated and redecorated from the original “70’s style” hotel to become a quirky and interesting boutique art hotel offering luxurious accommodation in a homely and relaxing atmosphere. The hotel has a total of 37 en-suite bedrooms, 19 of the 22 upstairs bedrooms have been decorated by different contemporary South African artists. The 15 garden suites each have a patio overlooking the peaceful gardens. Unconventional art pieces are found around each corner.
The bedrooms are a mix of twin and double rooms and some family rooms. Breakfast is included and consists of a generous spread of cold dishes and hot dishes to order. Dinner is from a daily set menu and includes three courses of delicious home-style food.The hotel is perfectly situated on the well-known Panorama route of the Kruger-Lowveld area. The famous Blyde River Canyon is a 40min drive, God’s window is 7km away and the Phabeni gate to the Kruger National Park is 45 min away. The hotel is 1-hour drive away from Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport and 4,5-hour drive from Johannesburg.
Blyde Canyon Forever Resort
Blyde Canyon has beautiful panoramic views of the Blyde River Canyon, the third-largest canyon in the world. Our three and four star Resort is located a mere 160 kilometres from Nelspruit (Mbombela) and 50 kilometres from Graskop. Blyde Canyon is a premier choice for blissful Getaways, Conferences and Weddings. It is also the ideal destination for Hiking Trails and Scenic Trips by car, to well-known Mpumalanga locations such as Pilgrim's Rest, Bourke's Luck Potholes and God's Window.
Blyde Canyon River Lodge
The Blyde River Canyon Lodge is a hidden jewel, set alongside the sparkling waters of the Blyde River and affectionately sheltered by the majestic Drakensberg Mountains. The lodge offers local and international travellers a unique African bush experience. Situated in an 85 hectare botanical reserve, which boasts a wealth of fauna and flora, not only is the Blyde River Canyon Lodge a magical holiday getaway, but it is also provides a home away from home for discerning professionals who regularly stay at the lodge when they have business engagements in the area.