Djuma Game Reserve Northern Province
Djuma Game Reserve - part of the Sabi Sand South Africa - offers guests the choice of three luxury safari lodges: from the magnificent Bush Lodge to the private Galago, as well as the unique Vuyatela. Hosts strive for host guests to leave here with a sense of the magic of Africa. To create an atmosphere of warm hospitality and to see to host guests’ needs with a "can do" attitude. Hosts do host utmost best to show host guests the splendid sights and sounds of the African Savanna without disturbing Nature unnecessarily.
Bush Lodge is a luxurious family lodge and comprises of eight thatched
chalets all with en-suite rooms, air-conditioning, overhead fans and mosquito
nets; two viewing decks and a magnificent swimming pool. View of Bush Lodge
from the air. The Bush Lodge caters for a maximum of sixteen guests. The Lodge
building, of wood and thatch is unique in its construction and offers
magnificent views of the surrounding African veld from the upper deck. Bush
Lodge, a rather special safari place, with many guests returning time and
again over the past decade years, has just eight thatched chalets tucked away
in indigenous gardens.
8 luxury thatched bedrooms, individually situated in the indigenous gardens. All en suite, Air-conditioning, fans, mosquito nets. The bathrooms have showers, toilets and sinks. Two viewing decks, library and plunge pool. Breakfast is a full English style buffet. High tea includes savouries and cakes; dinner is a four course meal under the stars. 2 safaris (game drives) daily. A daily guided walk in the bush.
The pool is in a small grove of Tamboti trees and is always delightfully cool. There are two viewing decks over the water-hole. The Lodge building, of wood and thatch is unique in its construction and offers magnificent views of the surrounding African veld from the upper deck. Morning safaris start early so as not to miss the magic of the African sunrise and most animals are active at this time of day. The Lodge has a magnificent swimming pool, full bar facilities, laundry services and all chalets are air conditioned. 8 luxury thatched bedrooms, individually situated in the indigenous gardens. All en suite. All rooms have air-conditioning and ceiling fans, and mosquito nets. The bathrooms have showers, toilets and sinks.
Vuyatela - meaning, "come and visit again" - is an exclusive lodge that
has broken the mould of traditional game lodges and is the pride of Djuma Game
Reserve. Please see the link at the bottom of this page for the full story of
Vuyatela's beginning and more about the amazing African art. The chalets, with
private deck, pool and detached sitting room, reflect local architecture.
Builders used corrugated iron and mud to achieve an authentic effect without
sacrificing luxury in any way. The cultural theme also runs through
activities. After morning game-drive guests may accompany their Shangaan guide
to his nearby village, where they will have the opportunity of interacting
with his family and friends in a very authentic and contemporary African
environment. Vuyatela is an expression of modern South African culture. Each
of the eight chalets or kayas is secluded in African bush. The bedrooms look
out onto teak decks, which end in private plunge pools. Each of the chalets at
Vuyatela is a collection of buildings joined to each other. The private lounge
is separated from the bedroom by a beautiful Teak deck, which ends at the
private plunge pool. The view from the Teak deck is into pristine African
Savanna with its bounty of animal life. You will notice that each of the
buildings that make-up your chalet, or "Kaya" (Shangaan word for house), is
built in a different technique. Some of the "Kaya’s" have abstract patterns
painted on the walls and others have even domestic scenes painted on them.
8 luxury suites made up of bedroom, dressing-room and bathroom with bath and outdoor shower, separate lounge, private deck and plunge pool. Air-conditioning, fans, mosquito nets, a telephone and bar fridge. The main lodge includes a large double deck, outdoor dining, wine cellar, bar overlooking the watering hole, indigenous aquarium, suspended bird-watching tower. Internet library with detailed wildlife websites, gym and relaxation room. Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and fresh bakes and dinner daily. 2 safaris (game drives) daily. A daily guided walk in the bush.
Hosts also offer daily tours to a nearby Shangaan village, where you will learn about the customs and traditions of the local people. The suites, which are made up of bedroom, dressing room and bathroom, lounge, private viewing deck and plunge pool, AC, fan, mosquito net, bar fridge, telephone.
Each bathroom, although complete with all indoor facilities, has an outdoor shower as well. The idea of host cuisine is to take guests back to the basics of Southern African food with classic dishes but placing an emphasis on quality ingredients. Along with the simple, but impressive presentation, and the richness of African cuisine, establishment intend intriguing the palates of host guests, leaving enough mystery for a return visit.
Rates: on request
Contact & reservations:
1) you can e-mail us requesting information and/or rates
Reservations are only accepted in writing: by fax or via e-mail.
Final availability confirmation: in writing: by fax or via e-mail.
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