Tswalu Kalahari

Tswalu Kalahari, South Africa
Neighborhood: Private Game Reserve

Virtuoso Amenities for your stay  

For 2018 & 2019:

  • Upgrade at time of arrival, subject to availability
  • Complimentary full breakfast for two daily for duration of the stay
  • A complimentary 50-minute massage for up to two people, per room, once during stay
  • Complimentary private bush picnic & astronomy evening
  • Early check-in/Late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
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PROPERTY SIZE: 14 rooms
ROOM STYLE: Indigenous
VIBE: Zen
Adventure Ecotourism Seclusion

Tswalu Kalahari

Neighborhood: Private Game Reserve
Address:
Southern Kalahari
Tswalu Kalahari,
South Africa
Nearest Airport:
Upington Airport (UTN)
111 mi / 178 km

Hotel Features

At the Hotel

Features

  • Internet Access
  • Library
  • Lounge/Bar
  • Restaurant


Recreation
  • Fitness Center
  • Horseback Riding
  • Pool
  • Spa

About Us

Tswalu Kalahari is South Africa’s largest private game reserve, now protecting over 110,000 hectares of spectacular grasslands and mountains. We take conservation as our absolute priority; our vision is to “restore the Kalahari to itself.” No more than 30 guests at a time can discover the beauty of this arid savannah, its diverse wildlife and the serenity of what may well be South Africa’s last great wilderness.

We hope that by redefining the way in which wilderness conservation and research work hand in hand with our guests’ experience and the engagement of our community, we can create an inspirational legacy which secures this special place for future generations.

Best of the Best

Tswalu Kalahari strives to “restore the Kalahari to itself.” To achieve this enlightened mission, South Africa’s largest private reserve allows just 30 guests the privilege of experiencing its 425 square miles of serene savanna and diverse wildlife; each booking receives a private vehicle, guide and tracker. Accommodations include the five-suite Tarkuni, including a chef, swimming pool and a private vehicle. In Motse village, nine individual legaes — including three for families — offer an open fireplace, outdoor shower and private deck overlooking a water hole. Spa treatments use ingredients from local salt pans and sand dunes.

Hotel Tip

Few experiences compare to the reserve’s Malori, a raised sleep-out deck where you can dine and dream under the Kalahari’s “diamond skies” on a king-size bed.

Location

Address
Southern Kalahari
Tswalu Kalahari,
South Africa
Neighborhood
Private Game Reserve
Nearest Airport
Upington Airport (UTN), 111 Miles / 178 Kilometers

Guest Rooms & Suites

The Motse

The Motse, lies at the foot of the Korannaberg mountains facing westwards across the grasslands of the Kalahari. Motse means “village” in Tswana, and our village consists of just nine spacious and secluded “legae” (Tswana for “little house”).

  • Mountain View
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • Fireplace
  • Internet Access
  • Sitting Area

Tarkuni

Settled between two mountain ranges, Tarkuni is the Oppenheimer family’s own personal home here at Tswalu and offers a complete oasis of serenity.

  • Mountain View
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • Fireplace
  • Internet Access
  • Sitting Area

The Malori

Our sleep-out deck, Malori (meaning ‘dreamer’ in Tswana), offers guests the unparalleled experience of sleeping safely in the wilderness, under the fabled “diamond skies.”

From a distance, Malori looks like another sociable weaver’s nest on the horizon. Come closer, and you can see a raised platform and a thatched overhang with weather-proof blinds to protect you.

Choose to sleep under the thatch or simply roll the bed onto the open deck with thousands of stars above you.

  • Mountain View
Total 3 Records

Facts & Policies

Facts
Experiences
Adventure, Ecotourism, Seclusion
Vibe Zen
Room Style Indigenous
Number of Rooms 14
Check-In Time 3:00 PM
Check-Out Time 11:00 AM
Early Arrivals & Late Departures

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Guaranteed Reservations & Deposits

In order to confirm a reservation, a 25% deposit is required within 14 days of making the reservation. Please note that a reservation is not secure until this deposit requirement has been met. Tswalu reserves the right to automatically release any accommodation being held, where the required deposit has not been received.

The balance of the accommodation and all transfers must be paid in advance, and in full, no later than one month prior to the guest's arrival. Tswalu reserves the right to cancel the booking should payment not be received.

If a booking is made less than 30 days prior to travel, full payment is required. All extras are settled at the time of departure.

Cancellation Policy

90 days prior to arrival a 25% cancellation fee will apply

89 – 45 days prior to arrival a 50% cancellation fee will apply

44 – 0 days prior to arrival a 100% cancellation fee will apply

With the exception of the Christmas (15 Dec – 15 Jan) and Easter periods when all bookings, confirmed in writing, will be liable for 100% cancellation fees. Our cancellation policy is applicable regardless of whether payments have been received by Tswalu or not.

Accepted Forms of Payment

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Terms & Conditions

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Virtuoso Amenities for your stay  

For 2018 & 2019:

  • Upgrade at time of arrival, subject to availability
  • Complimentary full breakfast for two daily for duration of the stay
  • A complimentary 50-minute massage for up to two people, per room, once during stay
  • Complimentary private bush picnic & astronomy evening
  • Early check-in/Late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
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