Is Royal Malewane the leading safari lodge in South Africa?

By Krissy at Villa Secrets 7 Mar  2016

Royal Malewane National Park

Luxury Safari Getaway in Kruger National Park

The Royal Malewane is a luxury safari lodge set in the Thornybush Private Game Reserve within the Greater Kruger National Park. It is an exclusive destination in the South African bush offering only the best in game viewing. With stunning views of the landscape and the incredibly rich biodiversity, it is a wilderness retreat you will always go back to.

Serenity of a Reading Deck within the Forest

The reading deck at the Royal Malewane has a vista of the African bush. You will find serenity and solitude at this spot if you wish to be alone. It is a refuge for anyone who wants to take a break from city living. The calming environment offers respite as you scan the pages of your favourite book or novel.

Royal Malewane Forest
Royal Malewane Elegant Suites

The Elegant Suites at the Royal Malewane

Staying at the Royal Malewane you are given the option to choose from the Luxury and Royal Suites. This Luxury Suite for two is a colonial-style sanctuary with a canopied king size bed. It is fully air-conditioned along with a rim flow pool, a wooden deck and thatched gazebo. On the other hand the Royal Suites feature an old world appeal.

The Luxurious as well as Spacious Private Bath

The Luxury Suite bathroom is spacious and well-lit. Enjoy and soak in the Victorian-style bathtub. There is an adjacent shower if you prefer one. You have a view of the forest as you bathe. But you don’t have to worry…. you are assured of utmost privacy. The suite is also linked to the main lodge by means of an elevated walkway.

Royal Malewane Luxurious Bath

Africa House Royal Malewane

Colonial Chic Design of the Africa House

The Africa House is in a secluded location away from the Royal Malewane main lodge. It has six air conditioned bedrooms with a view of the bush, carved four-poster beds from Mombasa, private decks and showers as well as Victorian-style bathtubs. One of the rooms in the villa features antique furniture and an eclectic mix of bright tones matched with classic design.

Unique Dining Experiences Outdoors as well as Indoors

Outdoors or indoors the dining experience at the Royal Malewane is truly a spectacle in itself. From wine selection and beverages, hearty breakfasts and lunches at the lodge dining area to gourmet dishes at the African Boma under the stars or dinner in the Bedouin tent, it is a culinary as well as a cultural event in this exotic destination.

Royal Malewane Indoors
Landscape Royal Malewane

Living Areas with a Magical View of the Landscape

The afternoon tea at the Royal Malewane proves to be delightful experience. Imagine having tea and pastry in this magical setting in the wilderness. There are a lot of comfortable sitting areas in the lodge. Think of it this way, while enjoying your snack you can actually spot animals wandering in the bush. You just want to take it all in and marvel at nature’s awe-inspiring beauty.

A Safari Spa in the Wilderness

The Royal Malewane Bush Spa is a haven for the weary traveller. Offering deluxe treatments in a blissful environment in the African savannah where there is a heated lap pool, hot and cold African baths, Jacuzzi, steam room and a fully-equipped gym plus Wifi with full internet access. There is also a hair salon if you want to get your hair done.

Safari Spa Royal Malewane

Lodge Spa Royal Malewane

The Royal Malewane Bush Spa Amenities in Kruger Park

The signature treatments as well as the African Rituals at the game lodge spa are experiences you should not miss. Indulge and relax. Choose from massage therapies, holistic treatments, hand and feet treatments as well as Dermalogica spa body therapy. Keep in mind that you are in the expert hands of qualified therapists so you need not worry about anything.

Wildlife and Landscape at Kruger National Park

Game drives and game viewing at the Royal Malewane is an exhilarating experience no matter what time of the year. At the Kruger National Park you will catch a glimpse of the buffalos, lions, elephants, rhinoceros and leopards with the lodge’s expert rangers and trackers. A high-tech safari vehicle designed with swivel armchairs and adjustable camera gimbals is also offered.

Wildlife Kruger National Park

By Krissy at Villa Secrets 7 Mar  2016