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Superior Luxury Suites at River Lodge

12 guests · 6 bedrooms · 6.5 baths
Located on the Sabi Sand side of the reserve, under a dappled canopy, this collection of luxury suites offers a modern interpretation of a classic African lodge. Each are situated along a path to reveal mesmerizing river views. Limited walls allow a continuous flow between the inside and out. A thatched roof gives way to vaulted ceilings and an abundance of soaring windows that drench the earthy interior in natural light. 
Hundreds of intriguing mammal species are waiting to be discovered. Daily game drives give guests the opportunity to witness the Big 5 in action. Once you’ve laid eyes on a leopard—the most elusive of the predators—you’ll never forget the truly intimate experience. Head out on a bird watching adventure and see how many of the over 450 varieties you can spot. Bush walks immerse you in nature and allow you to see the savannah’s wildest creatures at eye level while feeling the crunch of scrub underneath your hiking boots. If the weather isn’t suitable for outdoor activities, not to worry—field guides and trackers present wildlife lectures that give insight on your natural surroundings. 
After an exhilarating day on the safari or indulging in the retreat’s special hippo excursion, gather around the fire pit lounge with a chilled bottom of champagne. Wooden walkways lead the way to a spa, gym, and pool. Nearby Skukuza Golf Course is surrounded by a rich sanctuary, ensuring a truly unique afternoon; often, impala, warthog, and baboons will come out to spectate.
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BEDROOM & BATHROOM
  • Bedroom 1: King size bed (can be converted to 2 twins), Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone rain shower & bathtub, Alfresco shower, Safe, Mini bar, Lounge area, Air conditioning, Ceiling fan, Alfresco rain shower, Access to private terrace with outdoor furniture
  • Bedroom 2: King size bed (can be converted to 2 twins), Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone rain shower & bathtub, Alfresco shower, Safe, Mini bar, Lounge area, Air conditioning, Ceiling fan, Alfresco rain shower, Access to private terrace with outdoor furniture
  • Bedroom 3: King size bed (can be converted to 2 twins), Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone rain shower & bathtub, Alfresco shower, Safe, Mini bar, Lounge area, Air conditioning, Ceiling fan, Alfresco rain shower, Access to private terrace with outdoor furniture
  • Bedroom 4: King size bed (can be converted to 2 twins), Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone rain shower & bathtub, Alfresco shower, Safe, Mini bar, Lounge area, Air conditioning, Ceiling fan, Alfresco rain shower, Access to private terrace with outdoor furniture
  • Bedroom 5: King size bed (can be converted to 2 twins), Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone rain shower & bathtub, Alfresco shower, Safe, Mini bar, Lounge area, Air conditioning, Ceiling fan, Alfresco rain shower, Access to private terrace with outdoor furniture
  • Bedroom 6: King size bed (can be converted to 2 twins), Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone rain shower & bathtub, Alfresco shower, Safe, Mini bar, Lounge area, Air conditioning, Ceiling fan, Alfresco rain shower, Access to private terrace with outdoor furniture
SHARED ACCESS TO AMENITIES AT MAIN LODGE
Indoor:
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Formal dining area with seating for 38
  • Fireplace
  • Wi-Fi
  • Satellite television
  • Bar
  • Spa
  • Exercise equipment
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fans
  • Safe
Outdoor:
  • Plunge pool - unheated
  • Alfresco dining area with seating for 38
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Alfresco shower
  • Fire pit lounge
  • Boma
STAFF & SERVICES
Included:
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Daily turn-down service
  • Chef service - all meals included
  • Gourmet lunch picnic basket and selected drinks from our beverage list
  • Teas/coffees
  • Bush breakfasts
  • House wines, spirits, beers & soft drinks
  • 2 game drives daily with FGASA-accredited field guide & tracker
  • Game drive refreshments and snacks
  • Bush walks
  • Hippo experience
  • Stargazing
  • Wildlife lectures
  • Henna pre-school visit (excludes weekends, school holidays & public holidays)
  • Airport transfer from Skukuza Airport (SKZ)
At Extra Cost (advance notice may be required):
  • Shaw's Gate Vehicle Fees to be collected on-site. ZAR310/Vehicle per stay.
  • Laundry service
  • Spa treatment
  • Premium brand beers, spirits, cellar wines and champagnes
  • Cigars and cigarettes
  • A night in a treehouse
  • Specialist safari
  • Helicopter flights
  • Golf at Skukuza Golf Course
LOCATION
Points of Interest:
  • Located within Kruger National Park
  • 458 km to Johannesburg
Airport:
  • 55 km to Skukuza Airport (SZK)
  • 458 km to O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB)
Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom
Ensuite bathroom, King bed
Bedroom 2
Ensuite bathroom, King bed
Bedroom 3
Ensuite bathroom, King bed
Bedroom 4
Ensuite bathroom, King bed
Bedroom 5
Ensuite bathroom, King bed
Bedroom 6
Ensuite bathroom, King bed

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Amenities
Outdoor
Plunge pool
Spa
Alfresco shower
Fire pit
Indoor
Bar
Satellite TV
Essentials
Indoor fireplace
Wifi
Air conditioning
Exercise equipment
Safe
Ceiling fans
Outdoor seating
Sabi Sand Game Reserve, South Africa
Airport
Skukuza Aerodrome
53 min(s) drive
O.R. Tambo International Airport
297 min(s) drive
Points of Interest
Kruger National Park
74 min(s) drive
Johannesburg
316 min(s) drive
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