This has got to be our favourite winter holiday destination!
Phone number: 013 793 9300
GPS: 25° 22' 7.08'' S 31° 51' 49.80'' E
Situated on the banks of the Crocodile River on the southern boundary of the Kruger National Park, this resort is effectively incorporated into the greater game area and you have every opportunity to see plenty of animals - including the Big Five - without ever leaving the lodge. With 3 game-viewing hides overlooking the river and the Park, Ngwenya Lodge is a haven for any lover of wildlife. More than 300 species of birds have been recorded in this birder's paradise. The resort boasts no less than 5 swimming pools, tennis courts, a restaurant - with an incredible viewing deck over the river - to name just some of the many facilities and activities on offer. This sought-after, international award-winning resort offers a truly special holiday experience. Facilities include Trampolines, Jungle Gyms, Games room, Kiddies room, Convenience shop, Curio Shop, Beauty Salon and Laundrette on site. Attractions: Main attraction is the Kruger National Park, park entrance is 9km away. There is a fee applicable at Crocodile Bridge Gate. Experience a bird watching paradise. Game drives can be arranged through Hylton Ross Exclusive Touring, available at reception.
Pine Lake Resort
On Longmere Dam outside
White River on Main Road to
Phone number: +27 13 750 0709
GPS: 25° 16' 50.04'' S 30° 59' 57.00'' E
Spacious chalets overlook Longmere Dam. Guests can access the White River Country Estate’s golf course and facilities at Pine Lake Inn. Relax at the pool, visit the Kruger National Park, Botanical Gardens or Graskop/Sabie area. The leisure desk will arrange any off-site facilities.
Non-motorized water sports equipment is available for hire. Should you wish to bring your own, only hand launched/non-motorized are permitted and life jackets are essential. Attractions: All adventure activities e.g. river rafting, game drives, kloofing, hot air ballooning, can be arranged through a local tour operator. Casterbridge Farm is +/- 5km from the resort and offer a variety of shops, restaurants and entertainment. Units have braai facilities.
Sabi River Sun Resort
Main Sabie Road
Phone number: 013 737 4600
GPS: 25° 2' 18.00'' S 31° 7' 7.02'' E
Situated on the bank of the tranquil, winding Sabi River, this golf resort is set on 200 acres of bird-rich, lush bushveld. Day trips to the Kruger National Park or the scenic areas of Graskop and Pilgrim’s Rest can easily be made. Facilities include an 18-hole championship golf course, three floodlit tennis courts, five swimming pools, squash, volleyball, bowls, games room (pool table), kids playground, jogging trail, pre-booked white water rafting (seasonal), convenience store and laundrette. Unit information: Please note that studio 0/04 units are hotel rooms and strictly non-self catering. Attractions: Visit the Kruger National Park (Kruger Gate 42km/Numbi Gate 19km/Phabeni Gate 12km). Take a drive of the Panorama Route, or visit the Bourkes Luck Potholes, Blyde River Canyon, God's Window, Pilgrims Rest and Graskop. No pets are allowed at the resort. Only chalets have braais not hotel rooms.
Phone number: 013 737 5600
GPS: 25° 1' 37.98'' S 31° 9' 13.98'' E
"Sanbonani the Jewel of the Lowveld" Situated at the confluence of the Sabie and Sand Rivers, Sanbonani is close to the Kruger National Park, God’s Window, Bourke’s Luck Potholes and Pilgrim’s Rest. No pets allowed. Beauty salon onsite. Supermarket is 2km away. The resort also offers conference facilities. Info centre for your custom made Safaris, self drives and trips. Closest hospital is Hospital Nelspruit (66km) and Matikwane (12km). Unit information: All units have air conditioners. Attractions: Attractions include: Nature walks, bird watching, historical sites and hot-air ballooning approximately 15 minutes away. It is only 40km to Paul Kruger gate, 20km Numbi gate and 10km Phabeni gate. Horseriding is only 15 minutes away. Shangana Cultural Village is just 5km from Hazyview on the R535 towards Graskop. The beautiful market village is open every day, with local crafts people working and selling. Helipad and airfield have small planes are approximately 3km away.
Perry's Farm Road
Phone number: +27 87 151 3155
GPS: 25° 2' 59.22'' S 31° 5' 21.90'' E
Experience the magic of the Lowveld from the village-style resort of Waterberry Hill, located a 20-minute drive from the Phabeni Gate of the Kruger National Park. Colonial-style chalets are surrounded by a variety of birds and small animals. At Waterberry Hill we boast: a) Luxury self-catering accommodation close to nature. b) A paradise for action packed, fun filled thrills. c) Known for, our great hospitality, awesome bird life and outstanding weather. Unit information: DVD player, Digital Laptop safe, LCD TV, Microwave/Stove, Baby cots, Internal stair access, Cleaning service. General information: This is Big 5 country from mild to wild. Hazyview is situated on the southeastern border of the Kruger National Park and enjoys a subtropical climate, with guaranteed sunny and mild winter weather and hot summers! There are many activities such as rafting in the Sabi River, horse trails through a game reserve, quad bike trails, microlighting, and helicopter or hot air balloon flights over breathtaking picturesque splendor. Several world-class golf courses can be found here. Experience the magic of the Lowveld. Resort Bulletin Board: Access to the resort is on a dirt road. Amazing onsite entertainment. Fun filled social braai's. Best value and location to all the action.
Crystal Springs Mountain Lodge
Robbers Pass (R533)
Phone number: 013 768 5000
GPS: 24° 51' 51.00'' S 30° 41' 42.00'' E
Crystal Springs Mountain Lodge is situated on a 5 000ha private game and nature reserve and meanders along the edge of a spectacular gorge, surrounded by splendid forests, valleys and mountains. This haven of country luxury offers a wealth of holiday opportunities from blissful relaxation on your private patio - allowing you to soak up the magnificent views and enjoy the variety of game roaming the reserve - to exploration of nearby Pilgrim's Rest, God's Window and the Blyde River Canyon. Elegant chalets offer great accommodation and there are plenty of on-site activities and facilities for the whole family. We boast five well-established and scenic hiking trails. Enjoy a game drive in one of our open vehicles with an experienced game ranger. As Crystal Springs is a mountain resort, please remember to bring along some warm clothing. Facilities include a fully-equipped gym, sauna, Jacuzzi, steam bath and indoor heated pool. Please bring your own swimming towels. Our qualified beauty therapist offers a full range of treatments. For the kids, we have a games room with pool tables, table tennis and a wide range of board games. On site is a mini golf course, trampolines, a children's playground, tennis courts, a squash court and four outdoor swimming pools, one of which is heated to a comfortable swimming temperature.