How Inspiring My Trip is to Ulusaba Rock Lodge in South Africa

By Krissy at Villa Secrets 1 Mar 2016

Ulusaba Rock Lodge Sabi Sand

The Breathtaking Ulusaba Rock Lodge in Sabi Sand

The world class Ulusaba Rock Lodge sits on a hilltop within the Sabi Sand Reserve near Kruger National Park. It’s an exclusive luxury safari lodge, values adhering to a commitment for environment conservation and sustainable development with high regard for the local community. Acquired in 1994 by Sir Richard Branson and was transformed to a renowned destination in the region.

The Luxurious Suites at the Rock Lodge.

The Makwela, Rock, and Master Suites are lavishly designed to make your stay relaxing and unforgettable. The Makwela Suite has a private balcony, en-suite bathroom & a separate living area. The Rock Suite, a two-bedroom suite facing the bush with a living area. The Master Suite includes a private balcony, en-suite bathroom, living area & a terrace overlooking the bush.

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The Private Living Areas with Spectacular Balconies

The Makwela Suite living area features a private balcony and study. The rooms are comfortable with a vista of the wild African landscape. It is well-lit and designed with delightful patterns and textures keeping the atmosphere light and soothing. It’s an ideal place to stay particularly if you are bringing the kids along for an African Safari at Sabi Sand.

The Rock Cliff Room Displays Local Art

Opt to stay in a Rock Cliff Room at Rock Lodge. This spacious room is inspired by contemporary and traditional African art with en-suite bathroom. Facing south, each Rock Cliff room has a private balcony with a sweeping view of the African terrain. Two are split level rooms with the bedroom and bathroom connected by way of a spiral staircase.

Rock Lodge bedroom
Rock Lodge pool

The Makwela and Master Suites’ Private Plunge Pools

There are a total of eight rooms at the Rock Lodge. You will also be pleased to know that the Makwela Suite includes an infinity edge plunge pool. The Master Suite has a balcony with an infinity plunge pool. Even if you chose to stay indoors you can cool down and still have an amazing view of the African Savannah.

The View at the Lounge at the Rock Lodge

The view from the Ulusaba Rock Lodge is a scene beyond compare. It is a wildlife spectacle you can only witness in the African bush. You can spot animals roaming freely on the grasslands day or night. Have a drink as the sun sets and just take it all in, the sights and sounds in the wilderness of South Africa

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ulusaba Cliff Lodge

The Cliff Lodge Suites at Rock Lodge

You can also book an exclusive stay at the Cliff Lodge. It’s near the Rock Lodge’s main house with two luxury safari suites. The two-bedroom suite is shown above with a lounge, fireplace, kitchen and bar, mini spa, gym plus outdoor deck with a pool. There is also a one-bedroom suite with a lounge area, fireplace, Jacuzzi and viewing deck.

Outdoor Pool in the Sabi Sand Wilderness

The outdoor pool at the Rock Lodge is created to blend with the environment. It is inspired by the natural elements in the African savannah. Cool down come summer season. Take a dip and marvel at the awe inspiring landscape. The pool is also heated during winter months so you can enjoy a relaxing swim any time of the year.

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The Viewing Deck at the Rock Lodge

There is an impressive viewing deck on top of a hill at Rock Lodge. You will have a sense of the encompassing Sabi Sand Game Reserve where there is a variety of flora and fauna. Enjoy walking safaris and bush games during the day. Nights are also as magical for you can gaze at the stars in the African sky.

Safari Adventures at the Sabi Sand Game Reserve

Teeming with flora and fauna, experience life in the African Savannah at Rock Lodge. There are scheduled game drives twice a day. Outdoor excursions are also offered such as getting up close and personal with the wildlife. One of which is Elephant Whispers where you will have the chance to touch and give these huge creatures tasty treats in Hazyview.

Safari Rock Lodge.

By Krissy at Villa Secrets 1  Mar  2016