Hotels Royal Malewane

Thornybush Game Reserve, South Africa

Luxury Travel Redefined

Andrew Harper Travel Benefits

  • One-way transfer from Hoedspruit Airport or 100 USD donation to The Royal Portfolio Foundation
  • This property is all-inclusive
  • Property will offer early check-in and late check-out upon availability
  • Property will offer upgrade at time of check-in, subject to availability
  • Wi-Fi is already included in Resort fee (for properties with a resort fee only)

About Royal Malewane

This lavish safari lodge is set within the private Thornybush Game Reserve along the western fringe of Kruger National Park. Refurbished open-air living and dining areas with vaulted thatched roofs are decorated with British Colonial-style furnishings, African tribal artifacts and Persian carpets. Elevated walkways lead to six freestanding suites featuring reconditioned wooden decks with private plunge pools and living areas with log fires and recently refreshed walls and floors. Two two-bedroom Royal Suites each come with their own chef, butler and guide, and the self-contained Africa House is suitable for parties of up to 12 people. The property’s newest addition is The Farmstead. Comprising a three-and-a-half-bedroom villa with three suites and a private pool, this secluded estate, just a 12-minute drive from the main property, is ideal for a small group of up to 14 guests. The lodge has also recently revealed an upgraded spa with a gym, lap pool and hot tub and the beautiful new waterside Masiya Bar stocked with an impressive collection of gins and whiskies. Children under the age of 10 are not permitted in Luxury Suites.

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