An undisturbed retreat in the heart of the Eastern Cape.
Escape to Safari Lodge at the Amakhala Game Reserve to regenerate the soul and tune into the sounds of nature. Centred on sustainability and the conservation of the surrounding wilderness, guests at the lodge are assured they can experience the Big 5 without negatively impacting the environment. Safari Lodge offers guests the ultimate luxury experience of the African bushveld, with private plunge pools, sparkling wine on ice, and a double bath filled with aromatherapy-scented bubbles to make this an unforgettable stay for the romantic at heart.
Best time to go to Amakhala Game Reserve
January to May are the best months to visit this part of the country. Thanks to mild temperatures, and the oceanic climate, it won’t feel too hot or too cold. Wind and rain is also generally at a minimum, making it the perfect season for daily game drives. The area is rather humid, making the overall temperature edge on the tropical side. August until December is also just as pleasant as things become warmer after winter.
The Luxury Suite offers stunning views of the waterhole where antelope and zebra come to quench their thirst. Each thatched suite has a signature stone-capped roof top and features an extra-large double bed with mosquito netting, an en-suite bathroom with a tub looking out onto the wilderness, a private plunge pool, hot tub and a patio with views of the surroundings.
With a modern interior and stone finishes to echo the harsh wilderness outside, the King or Twin rooms each feature an extra-large double bed or two single beds. All rooms are fitted with mosquito netting, an en-suite bathroom with A tub looking out onto the wilderness, a private plunge pool, hot tub and a patio with views of the surroundings.