MalaMala Camp and Sable Camp are set in beautiful surroundings on the banks of the Sand River. The accommodation continues the African theme with spacious bungalows under thatch. In accordance with our conservation policies, we cater for no more than fifty guests at a time. The 18 luxury rooms at MalaMala Camp consist of twin or double rooms, suites, family rooms and a disabled suite. The 7 luxury suites at Sable Camp afford the discerning traveler with a more exclusive experience. Amenities within the rooms at both camps include two en-suite "His" and "Hers" bathrooms per bedroom; heated towel racks; insect proof screening on all windows and sliding doors; mini bars in all bedrooms; hair dryers; mini safe in each bedroom; bath robes; insect repellent supplied in all bedrooms and on all vehicles; private verandahs overlooking the surrounding bush; purified water; complimentary bottled Mount Anderson Spring water in each bedroom; swimming pool; reed enclosed boma where dinner is held under the stars; international direct dial telephones in each bedroom - 24 hours; Wi-Fi connectivity and mobile phone coverage (no mobile phones permitted on game drives and in public areas); facsimile facilities; 24- hours electricity; 24- hours air-conditioning and heating; room service; complimentary laundry services, Safari Bar featuring an international selection of beverages; Safari Boutique; Wine Cellar; and Bush Gymnasium.
The Rattray's camp experience is exclusive, with each of the eight comfortable suites (all with king sized beds) occupying its' own elevated site overlooking the Sand River. Filtered plunge pools complete each of the secluded verandahs and an outdoor dining area provides the ideal vantage point from which to enjoy bush cuisine in complete privacy. Each guest has the choice of remaining connected to the outside world from the sanctuary of their room via continuous internet connectivity and satellite television.
Facilities within the main elegant building incorporate a viewing deck, an air-conditioned library providing a refuge for the literary devotee, an attractive bar showcasing the history of the area and an adjoining wine cellar stocked with a wide range of South Africa's best wines. Breakfast and lunch are served in the air-conditioned dining room or on the adjoining deck whilst the traditional reed boma under a magnificent jackalberry tree is the ultimate outdoor evening venue.
The focus of the Rattray's safaris continues to reflect the ethos of the reserve over the past forty years - game viewing. Sound conservation management has ensured an environmental sanctuary for an impressive density and diversity of wildlife. Striving for a maximum of 4 guests per safari vehicle this wildlife wonderland that is MalaMala unfolds. Sightings of the Big Five and the interactions of the various species along the food chain from ants to elephants provides visitors with a glimpse of Africa as it has always been - untouched by the modern human hand.