A magnificent safari destination in the untouched wilderness of the Greater Kruger
Tucked away in the 24000-ha Manyeleti Nature Reserve, Tintswalo Safari Lodge offers the perfect getaway for travellers looking for the ultimate game viewing experience. Home to the Big 5, and the Magnificent 7 (a list that includes cheetah and wild dog), Manyeleti Nature Reserve shares its unfenced borders with the famous Kruger National Park, Sabi Sands and Timbavati Game Reserves. Being located in such a pristine wilderness, it makes sense that Tintswalo Safari Lodge’s roots run deep with its conservation efforts. The lodge invests in uplifting the local community, and is involved in anti-poaching interventions and rhino conservation in the area.
Best time to go to Limpopo
Limpopo is one of the warmest regions in South Africa since the area is bisected by the tropic of Capricorn. With an average daily high temperature of 27 degrees it can get hot in the summer months from October to March. From April to August travellers from the northern hemisphere will enjoy the dry winter, which is a sunny season made up of chilly mornings, warm middays, dry afternoons and cool to cold nights.
The 6 uniquely decorated Explorer Suites each have private decks and plunge pools that overlook the seasonal riverbed and surrounding wilderness. Guests have a choice between rooms with either king beds or twin beds converted into a double. Each suite is spacious and thoughtfully decorated, with a full en-suite bathroom.
The Grant Family Suite offers guests a spacious and luxurious villa hideaway. The roomy lounge opens to a private deck and plunge pool overlooking the secluded wilderness. The suite has 2 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. One room has a fitted king bed and the other 2 twin beds convertible into a double.
The Baines Presidential Suites is a luxury safari villa with a spacious lounge that opens out onto a large deck and private boma boasting wilderness vistas. The 2 bedroom suites each have en suite bathrooms, with a fitted king bed in one and 2 twin beds that can be converted into a double in the other.
The Tintswalo Manor House is an exquisite private villa that offers the perfect secluded getaway for groups. The Manor House boasts a fenced garden with a private pool and boma. Each of the 5 bedrooms are fitted with king or twin beds, en-suite bathrooms, and access to a spacious lounge. Couples can enjoy a night sleeping under the stars on the private sleep out deck.