Royal Malewane

Royal Malewane

Royal Malewane, in South Africa’s renowned Kruger National Park, has been voted one of the world’s top 20 resorts by Conde Nast Traveller, so a holiday here is guaranteed to offer optimum levels of luxury and expertise. Situated in Thornybush Private Game Reserve, this deluxe destination will allow you to get up close and personal with all kinds of African fauna - including, of course, the covetable Big Five.

An exclusive setting

Royal Malewane is a small-scale property, offering on-site six luxury and two Royal suites, along with six en-suite bedrooms in Africa House. The farmstead, meanwhile, has three luxury farm suites and a three to four-bedroom private villa. All options have spacious outdoor decks that meld seamlessly into the African bush, allowing you unparalleled views over the bush and its native wildlife. Accommodation is air-conditioned and decorated in a soothing, authentic African style, with features such as antique furniture, free-standing bath tubs and plush rugs.

Sunrise, sunset and sundowners

A stay of at least three nights at Royal Malewane is recommended - not least to the advantage of the twice-daily game drives at sunrise and sunset. After which, of course, you may like to indulge in the classic African tradition of sundowners - sipping a delicious cocktail as the sun disappears over the horizon. Evening dining often takes place outside, so you can drink in those incomparable views over the landscape as you dine. Imagine the thrill of discussing the sights of the day - would it be a tower of giraffes at dawn, or an evening glimpse of a magnificent leopard crossing the track?

Dine and unwind

If witnessing a lion hunt isn’t enough, our beautiful, refined food prepared by highly skilled chefs, should provide ample sustenance. Then there’s our Bush Spa - voted the finest safari spa in Africa - with Healing Earth products, decadent treatments, a pool, hot and cold baths

before you go

Everything you need to know before planning your dream trip

When to travel
November to February is the busiest time, but March to April and September to October are popular. Whale watchers should visit July to October, whilst May to October is a good time for safaris – it can get cold on game drives so pack a fleece.
How to get there
Your holiday will begin with a British Airways or Virgin Atlantic flight from Heathrow to Johannesburg, or British Airways to Cape Town – the average flying time about 11 hours, although as there is only a 1 hour time difference there’s no tedious jet lag.

Our Destination Specialists


our destination specialist

Jessica Jones Specialist area: Caribbean & Indian Ocean 26 years in travel industry
Paul Jones Specialist area: Asia & Indo-China 26 years in travel industry
Julie Crump Specialist area: Africa 37 years in travel industry

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  • Saturday - 9:30am - 1pm
  • Sunday- Closed

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