Found in the blissful Thornybush Private Game Reserve along the Western border of the Greater Kruger National Park, Royal Malewane brings you to the realm of a romantic, forgotten time where extravagance, comfort and convenience go hand in hand with the rustic allure of the bushveld.
Accommodation and Facilities
Expect no less than complete intimacy at Royal Malewane, with 6 Luxury suites, 2 Royal Suites and our private bush villa – Africa House. The 6 exquisite Luxury Suites are the apex of sophistication and wealth when it comes to game lodge facilities. Revel in the air-conditioned elegance of these colonial-style getaways in the deep bushveld of Africa.
The 2 Royal Suites were designed to offer comfort, privacy and relaxation in the lap of luxury. Stroll the wooden sundeck, take a dip in the translucent waters of the pool, or lap up the warm African sun in complete seclusion. Inside, the furnishings keep the integrity of authentic colonial times; the old-world grace that harmonises effortlessly with the safari experience.
Africa House holds an unmatchable ambience of exotic vibrancy that comes straight from the diverse influences in décor. Here you will discover antiquated furniture, lavish silk furnishings, Persian rugs and carved four-poster beds fashioned in Mombasa. Sunlight pours into the 6 en-suite bedrooms, complete with their own deck and outdoor showers, and sets the heart aflame.
Activities and Game Viewing
Proud to boast the most qualified guiding team in Africa, Royal Malewane surpasses all in the authentic safari experience. Not only will you be exhilarated by the proximity of the Big Five, but your exploration will contain detailed insight into the remarkable South African bushveld ecosystem. It’s generally recommended that guests stay a minimum of 3 days to take in the entirety of the areas expansive environment on the twice daily game drives.
Treat yourself to a sensory feast at our Waters of Royal Malewane Bush Spa, or allow our chefs to delight your taste buds with our nightly banquets under the bushveld stars. Whatever your preference, there is no shortage of activities. Around Royal Malewane, hot air ballooning, local village excursions and golf are additional treats.