Voted as one of the Best 50 Resorts in the World by Conde Nast Traveler Readers Choice Awards (2016), Royal Malewane epitomizes luxury within the bushveld. Exuding the romance and beauty of a bygone era while offering all the modern comforts and amenities, guests of Royal Malewane can expect to not only enjoy incredible accommodations but also to participate in exceptionally informative and thrilling bush experiences alongside some of the best guides in the country. With just six Luxury Suites and two Royal Suites, Royal Malewane staff cater to every need, offering an intimate and replenishing retreat like no other.
Boasting unparalleled views, the Royal Malewane’s six palatial suites are the pinnacle of refinement and opulence in game lodge accommodation. Luxuriously appointed and fully air-conditioned, they provide an elegant colonial-style refuge in the heart of the bush. Each suite enjoys private wooden decks, rim-flow pools and thatched gazebos. The main room contains a fireplace, beautiful dark wooden furniture and canopied king-size bed. Bathrooms are extravagantly sized, full of light and the epitome of indulgence. Enjoy the huge Victorian-style bath and shower inside or out. Elevated walkways link the suites to the main lodge. Only the wildlife will witness you relaxing in this ultra-private, ultra-luxurious game lodge accommodation.
Space and splendor characterise these two suites. Each one of the suites can house four people in fine safari accommodation style, with acres of room for relaxing, dining, sleeping and bathing. A huge outside deck complete with pool allows you to make the most of the wild beauty of the surroundings and enjoy the warmth of the sunshine in complete privacy. Inside, the décor is classic colonial bush style, brimming with old world elegance that is perfectly suited to luxury safari accommodation. Wonderful antiques, paintings and curios are richly evocative of a leisured and luxurious past, whilst the secluded location provides a dreamy romantic escape unsurpassed in its peace and tranquility.
The dining area and lounge overlook the water-hole and spectacular game viewing often makes up the backdrop while dining. World-class cuisine perfects the luxury experience, and all meals, local beverages and house wines are included. Indulge in a full breakfast, lunch and gourmet dinner, all expertly prepared by our award-winning chef, John Jackson. Staff cater for any special preferences or requests, from a favourite dish served under starlight in the boma, to a Bedouin tent bedecked with Moroccan lanterns. Staff have handpicked a selection of South Africa's finest wines and guests are welcome to visit the cellar and make a selection. With a staff to guest ratio of 4:1, Royal Malewane is able to offer expert personalised service of the highest order.
In addition to game viewing and relaxing in luxury, the lodge offers a number of additional activities. Central Reservations can arrange the following at an additional charge: • Cheetah Project • Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre • Hot Air Balloon Flights • Golf • Horse Riding Safaris • Weavers Community Tour