Royal Malewane

Hoedspruit, South Africa

Virtuoso Amenities for your stay  

For 2018 & 2019:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability (not applicable to Royal Suites or Africa House)
  • Daily full breakfast, for up to two in room guests
  • A complimentary one way transfer from HDS airport for 1-3 guests.
  • 15% discount off all massages at the Royal Malewane Spa
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
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PROPERTY SIZE: 16 rooms
ROOM STYLE: Classic
VIBE: Casual
Adventure Seclusion Wellness

Royal Malewane

Address:
Avoca Road 1542
Hoedspruit, 1380
South Africa
Nearest Airport:
Hoedspruit Airport (HDS)
13 mi / 20 km

Hotel Features

At the Hotel

Features

  • Villas


Recreation
  • Fitness Center
  • Jacuzzi/Whirlpool
  • Pool
  • Spa


In Your Room
  • Butler Service

About Us

Royal Malewane is luxury in its purest form. Situated in a private game reserve adjacent to the Kruger National park in the Thornybush Nature Reserve, it is in the heart of big game country. Royal Malewane’s luxurious accommodation redefines the concept of solitude. The thatched lodge has been beautifully decorated in an elegant, colonial style by one of South Africa's leading interior designers, with antiques, comfortable deep-cushioned couches, and Persian rugs.

Each of the six superb air-conditioned luxury suites includes a fireplace, a ball-and-claw Victorian bath, indoor and outdoor showers and the luxury of a secluded gazebo and private spillway pool on a wooden viewing deck. The jewels of the Lodge are the Royal and Malewane Suites, the largest and most exclusive in Africa. These are ultra lavish, private hideaways each accommodating 4 guests in two ensuite rooms with private lounge and dining facilities and the complimentary services of a private butler, chef and up to four complimentary massages per suite per day.

The food, prepared by an award-winning chef, is an important part of the experience, with fine dining by candlelight in the dining room or by starlight in the boma. Guests are treated to a full breakfast, lunch, high tea and gourmet dinner - all expertly prepared by an award-winning chef, who is on hand to cater for any special preferences or requests, be it a favorite dish for dinner under starlight in the boma or a pre-packed bush breakfast.

Game viewing at Royal Malewane provides guests with the best opportunities for seeing the natural abundance of big game on the Reserve, home of the “Big Five” – lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino. Over 250 recorded bird species are also to be found in the Reserve. Game viewing is tailored to guests’ individual needs, either by open Land Rover or on foot. Our expert ranger and master tracker accompany the guests.

Royal Malewane is home to one of the most exclusive Spas on the continent. The Waters of Royal Malewane Bush Spa is a veritable oasis of calm. Internationally qualified therapists are on hand to provide therapeutic massage, luxurious body treatments and hydrotherapy.

The Waters of Royal Malewane Bush Spa philosophy draws on the much-celebrated healing powers of water. All hydrotherapy treatments make use of untainted, mineral rich water specially sourced from an underground stream that flows through the game reserve.

Gentle whispers of flowing water invite guests through majestic antique Indian Teak doors into the Bush Spa’s beautiful central courtyard. Here, with the seamless African sky as a ceiling, guests are free to relax around the palatial heated pool and enjoy the sights and sounds of Africa.

Defining the African experience are The Waters of Royal Malewane signature treatments. Completely unique and indulgent, these treatments make use of rare indigenous oils and traditional ingredients to provide a sensory experience with an unforgettable African touch.

Best of the Best

With up to 20 guests at a time, Royal Malewane, set on a private reserve within the greater Kruger area, assures you a delightfully exclusive safari experience. Mornings begin with a ranger-accompanied game drive to search for the Big Five (lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino), followed by a leisurely breakfast; a combination of an afternoon/night game drive is also offered. Explore the camp and discover the library, shop and spa/gym facility. Africa House is a private bush paradise two minutes from the main lodge. A courtyard and collection of artwork make this ideal for the discerning lover of the exotic and the exclusive.

Advisor Tip

Africa House is perfect for multigenerational groups or friends going on safari together, with six luxurious bedrooms, multiple common areas and a private staff. –Cristina Buaas Houston, Texas

Location

Address
Avoca Road 1542
Hoedspruit, 1380
South Africa
Nearest Airport
Hoedspruit Airport (HDS), 13 Miles / 20 Kilometers

Guest Rooms & Suites

Double Luxury

Double Luxury

Upgrade: Royal or Malewane

  • Non-Smoking

Royal Suite

Royal Suite

  • Non-Smoking

Malewane Suite

Malewane Suite

  • Non-Smoking

Africa House

Africa House

  • Non-Smoking

Entire Lodge

Entire Lodge

  • Non-Smoking
Total 5 Records

Facts & Policies

Facts
Experiences
Adventure, Seclusion, Wellness
Vibe Casual
Room Style Classic
Number of Rooms 16
Check-In Time 3:00 PM
Check-Out Time 11:00 AM
Early Arrivals & Late Departures

Subject to availability.

Guaranteed Reservations & Deposits

Please inquire.

Cancellation Policy

Please inquire.

Accepted Forms of Payment

Please inquire.

Terms & Conditions

Please inquire direct.



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Virtuoso Amenities for your stay  

For 2018 & 2019:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability (not applicable to Royal Suites or Africa House)
  • Daily full breakfast, for up to two in room guests
  • A complimentary one way transfer from HDS airport for 1-3 guests.
  • 15% discount off all massages at the Royal Malewane Spa
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
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