Information > Safari> Royal Malewani, Thorny Bush Game Reserve,
South Africa > 4 Bedrooms > Grade: Diamond
neo-colonial Royal Malewane Game Reserve is located in the
Thornybush Game Reserve bushveld 50km/ 30 miles from Hoedspruit
adjacent to the Kruger National Park. The air-conditioned
Royal Suite sleeps a maximum of four people and comes complete
with a private butler and private executive chef John Jackson
at your disposal. In addition four complimentary massages
per day. Otherwise, facilities include a gym, heated 25m meter
lap pool and spa staffed by skincare experts, treatments being
given at the spa itself, your own suite or outside in the
sala amid the surrounding natural environment. There is also
a hydrotherapy tub, jacuzzi, and steam room. One is very much
in amongst the elements at the Royal Malewane as elephants
may upon occasion use you plunge pool as a fresh water drinking
order of the day generally consists of an early morning game
drive before breakfast and and a leisurely morning until lunch.
The main focus of the afternoon is an afternoon game drive
to be repeated at night in pursuance of nocturnal wildlife.
Royal Malewane has the distinction of having the only Master
Tracker in South Africa spotting as a ranger. Sundowners and
an evening meal are served al fresco under the stars canopy
or if preferred a silver service in the more formal dining
areas. In addition to the Big Five of lion, leopard, elephant,
(white and black) rhino and water buffalo, cheetahs, giraffe,
hippo, zebra and kudu are regularly seen.
gourmet cuisine is world-class and award winning (Chaine des
Rotisseurs Blazon) and prepared to your specific tastes and
dietary requirements. Exceptionally, the staff-guest ratio
is 4:1 ensuring a bespoke service. Dining locales include
the romance of a bedoiun tent illuminated by Moroccan lanterns
overlooking a waterhole and hence within view of passing wildlife.
Clothing and bushwear sundries are available from a boutique
as well as local souvenir artefacts and curios. Complimentary
transfers from the Jackalberry/ Royal Malewane Airstrip are
given.The equally prestigious sister properties Birkenhead
House and Villa on a cliff-top at Hermanus, famed for whale-watching,
and La Residence in the culinary capital of Franschhoek complement
the Royal Malewane portfolio.
access is available at at IT centre while wi-fi wireless
connectivity is found in all public areas complemented
by courtesy lap-top use in the more luxurious suites
as is satellite television.
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