Deep in the bushveld overlooking a waterhole and an open plain, lies a lodge that pulses to the rhythm of Africa’s heartbeat. This is Bush Lodge, steeped in tradition, vibrant and warm, the Sabi Sabi of “Today”. With a history spanning over 35 years, the lodge has earned a reputation of a “luxury home in the bush”, service excellence and effortless personal attention. The conventional safari style showcases a vibrant and eclectic mix of furnishings and décor garnered from all corners of the African continent.To maintain privacy and intimacy, the lodge has 25 suites in total including 2 Luxury Villas and the Mandleve Suite. Two spacious Luxury Villas feature a master bedroom with en-suite bathroom, second en-suite bedroom, a private pool, library lounge and beautiful patio facing a waterhole. The suites are air-conditioned and feature sumptuous linen and classic leather and wood furnishings.The Mandleve Presidential Suite features a private plunge pool and luxurious interiors with endless views of the bushveld. The suite is air-conditioned and has all the conveniences of a presidential suite with king-size bed, spacious bathroom and lounge, as well as mini bar, tea & coffee facilities, Nespresso machine and comes with a private safari vehicle.Bush Lodge has been sensitively designed to allow ample space to relax, unwind and savour the tranquility of the bush. The two swimming pools and large covered viewing decks overhanging the Msuthlu riverbed are an invitation to cool off in the filtered water or sit in comfort while spotting game at the well-utilised pan. An exquisitely furnished lounge, atrium and intimate bar area are perfect meeting places for friends old and new. As an extra indulgence, the Amani spa at Bush Lodge offers the ultimate African Spa experience. The lodge is family friendly and children of all ages can enjoy the EleFun Centre, a fully-fledged children’s facility. Interesting environmentally themed activities, including hands-on ‘edutainment’ for several distinct age groups, are designed and supervised by qualified childcare professionals. The beautifully planned centre is strategically placed within the lodge environs, minimising any disturbance to the adult guests. Parents can relax and enjoy some private time, knowing that their children are safe and happy, reveling in their own, age-appropriate, fun-filled bushveld experience, becoming tomorrow’s conservationists.Sabi Sabi is situated within the Sabi Sands Reserve, a recognised ‘hot spot’ of biodiversity which makes for an astonishing variety of wildlife – including over 200 mammal and 300 bird species. Morning and evening safaris are enjoyed in open safari vehicles with close encounters with the Big 5 being a regular occurrence. Environmental awareness walking safaris add an extra dimension to the bush experience, allowing a close-up look at the fascinating smaller creatures of the bushveld.While maintaining a deep respect and bond with the wilderness, the award-winning Bush Lodge has rightfully taken its place as one of the world’s premier safari destinations.

Rooms, Villas & Tents

Mandleve Presidential Suite

The Mandleve Presidential Suite at Bush Lodge is an ultra-luxury suite perfect for honeymooners or those in search of sumptuous accommodation. The beautiful spacious suite includes an open plan lounge and gorgeous bathroom with outside shower. A secluded pool, private safari experience and optional in-room dining all combine to make this suite an absolute treat.

Standard Suite

Each of the 24 spacious, air-conditioned thatched suites is beautifully appointed, featuring exquisite ethnic décor in keeping with the bushveld environment. The en-suite bathrooms feature al-fresco as well as glass-fronted indoor showers, affording wonderful views of the bushveld.

Luxury Villa

Two exquisite new Luxury Villas at Bush Lodge have been created as an extension of the lodge’s philosophy of being the first choice in your safari destination in Africa. The suites exude luxury and comfort in the contemporary Bush Lodge style.

A huge master bedroom with king sized draped four-poster bed leads onto an en-suite bathroom complete with indoor and outdoor shower and his & her baths. A second bedroom which leads into a private bathroom featuring a big bath and open ‘rain’ shower.

Untold opulence is evident throughout – with pure linens, natural fabrics, wooden chandeliers masquerading as impressive art pieces, sisal rugs, natural oak doors and generous proportions combining to make an unforgettable private suite. Crafted around natural Leadwood sculptures, the suites combine a respect for the environment with all the luxuries of a world class, 5-Star destination.

The central indoor lounge / library opens onto an outdoor covered patio and private pool. Accessed by a rustic bridge, the suites are equipped with air conditioning, mosquito nets, mini bar and myriad details to make your stay unforgettable. An unspoilt view overlooking a private waterhole completes the picture.

The luxury villas are exclusive, impressive and synonymous with being the premier destination for safaris in Africa.

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