For anyone wanting to holiday near the wilderness and to enjoy all the finesse and charm of a fine country villa, Exclusive Getaways suggests some holiday stays that will get you the best of both – a superfine experience of country hospitality and villa-style lodgings from which you can dip into the wilderness for a marvelous bushveld fix.
Khaya Ndlovu Manor House is a sumptuous bushveld villa set on a wildlife reserve on the outskirts of Hoedspruit in Limpopo province. Overlooking the spectacular Blyde River Canyon, this is a magnificent getaway combining the luxury lifestyle of a colonial-style villa with the magic of wildlife sightings during game drives on the Khaya Ndlovu Game Reserve. Mail us.
umSisi House is a luxurious, exclusive-use country house villa located between White River and Hazyview. Here you will find an elegant country home-from-home in the Kruger Lowveld region, just 15 minutes away from the Numbi Gate entrance to the park and within easy reach of the Panorama Route. Catering to private groups and families, umSisi House offers five rooms – three in the house and two in a separate cottage. Mail us.
KAROO AND ADDO AREAS
Mount Camdeboo Private Game Reserve has a variety of accommodation in the Great Karoo wilderness, including luxurious country villa-style offerings. Enter a world of unhurried G&Ts on wide verandahs, silver service dining, and the wide open spaces of a vast wilderness. Cambedoo Manor is a beautiful homestead in historic Cape Dutch architectural style. Dating back to the 1800s, it offers a splendid country homestead stay, with daily guided game drives into the wilderness. Mail us.
Woodall Country House & Spa is a most inviting country sanctuary set on a citrus farm near Addo Elephant National Park in the Eastern Cape. Enjoy all the delights of personalized country house hospitality, an on-site spa, a palm-fringed pool garden, indoor leisure spaces and an award-winning wine cellar. Enjoy daily guided safaris in nearby Addo Elephant National Park. Mail us.