Located in the Southern Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Lion Sands is the only Reserve in South Africa to offer a safari in both the Sabie and Sand River ecosystems. The Reserve is family owned and managed by the 4th generation More Family. Their grandfather was one of the founding members of the Sabi Sand Wildtuin in 1948 instilling a long history of community and conservation. Due to the ideally dynamic location, the River Lodge boasts a view of the Sabie River which cannot be wasted, and is evident through the 20 luxuriously thatched bedrooms featuring private wooden viewing deck. With the quietly rambling river outside your room, you won't have to go far to see wildlife or to drink in the surrounding Sabi Sand Reserve whilst overlooking the world- famous Kruger National Park, all at one glance.
River Lodge offers you one of the warmest welcomes you could hope to encounter on your travels; hosted by the More family and the extraordinary handpicked staff members, who will make you feel completely relaxed and at home. At the River Lodge the spirit of the Sabie River is captured, where the quiet luxury of each room provides a place of repose, after a day of overwhelming and enriching adventure.
Each of the Luxury Suites at the Lion Sands River Lodge feature spaciously designed layouts and top quality in room amenities. Guests can enjoy the view of the wildlife enriched habitat that is the Sabie River from the wooden viewing deck. The large and spectacularly designed bedrooms feature double bedding, a wardrobe, dressing table and a dedicated reading area. The large bathing facilities feature double vanities, a large bath and an indoor shower.
The spacious Superior Luxury Suites are elegantly designed using earth-tones and creamy-beiges. The Bedroom features large open spaces, a dedicating reading area, additional seating with a view, and access to the outdoor wooden deck boasting uncanny views of the Sabie River and the many species of wildlife which inhabit it. The Bathroom is also very spacious and features a double vanity, large bathtub, and an indoor and outdoor shower. A wardrobe, dressing table and mini-bar add to the already phenomenal in room amenities.
Dining at the Lion Sands River Lodge can take place in various areas of the Game Reserve. Guests can enjoy delicious and picturesque bush breakfasts and dinners or for those some authentic African BBQ, boma fire-pit style dinners are made available right on site. Where and when possible the expert culinary staff utilize local grown and produced products to promote the local economy and keep each meal as traditional true as possible.
A variety of activities are made available for guests to enjoy while staying at the Lion Sands River Lodge including, morning and evening game drives in open safari vehicles, bush walks, bird watching, astronomy, bush breakfasts, bush dinners, river walks, hippo tours, safari lunches, wildlife lectures, treehouse, boma dinners, clay pigeon shooting, and wellness treatments.
(Johannesburg, Sabi Sands, Cape Town, Franschhoek)
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