Royal Malewane

Luxury meets the wild in the heart of Africa’s finest bushveld where Royal Malewane's expert guides and trackers ensure intimate game experiences and close sightings of the big five. Sumptuous dining is a signatory feature, as the lodge is the first to boast a Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Blazon for cuisine. Best of all, being transported to the splendor of the African bushveld is effortless with established and easily accessible flights & road routes. Royal Malewane is situated in the heart of Africa’s finest Bushveld, on a private game reserve adjacent to the Kruger National Park and is approximately 50km (30miles) from Hoedspruit.

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Luxury Suite

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.

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Royal Suite

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.

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Royal Malewane Restaurants

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.

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Royal Malewane Activities

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

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