South Africa’s Private Villas

 

Morukuru Owner’s House

Morukuru Owner’s House

Number of Luxury Villas: 1            Capacity: Up to 4 Guests

 

Tucked under the leafy canopy of an ancient Morukuru tree (Tamboti tree), on the banks of the Marico River, lies this perfectly decadent, ultra-luxurious home away from home. Ideal for honeymooners, couples or a small family, Owner’s House was built by the owners as their own private retreat, with two huge en-suite bedrooms and a choice of shared spaces. Nestled in between the Morukuru trees, surrounded by decks and balconies, Owner’s House offers plenty of peaceful nooks to hide off alone, or to gather for wonderful al fresco meals. Whether reclining together by your infinity pool, or alone in your private elevated sala, or just lying in bed with the doors wide open, the combination of dappled shade and the sound of nature is deeply restorative. Your stay includes babysitting services, butler, private chef, private guide and private game drive vehicle.

 

Mhondoro Villa

Mhondoro Villa

Number of Luxury Villas: 1            Capacity: Up to 6 Guests

 

The Mhondoro Villa is a luxurious yet comfortable home-away-from-home, perfectly suited as exclusive family or group accommodation for up to six guests. The exclusivity of the Mhondoro Villa means that all meals and selected local drinks are included, and it comes with its own private pool, a private gym, spa and yoga room, as well as a private game viewing vehicle with ranger, a private chef, a private butler and housekeeping staff. It accommodates six guests in stylish comfort and up to ten people can be accommodated for dining. It boasts a magnificent master suite and another two bedrooms, all with en-suite bathrooms. It is a completely private and exclusive lodge on its own, but if needed, access to all the facilities at the Main Lodge are within short walking distance.

 

Africa House Courtyard

Africa House

Number of Luxury Villas: 1            Capacity: Up to 12 Guests

 

Africa House is the exclusive-use villa at Royal Malewane that sleeps up to 12 guests. Africa House is a spacious and elegant, bush villa with six en-suite bedrooms either side of a central courtyard. Accommodation at Africa House is spacious and elegant with vibrantly eclectic furnishings. Light floods into the bedrooms, each of which enjoys private outside shower and deck. Antique furniture, carved four-poster beds from Mombasa, plush silk furnishings and Persian rugs create an exotic and luxurious feel. Africa House is the perfect option for a luxury family safari or for a group of friends celebrating a special occasion. Guests at Africa House enjoy their own private services which means complete flexibility on your family holiday. Not only will you get your own private chef and housekeeping team, but you’ll have your own dedicated game ranger, tracker and private game drive vehicle.

 

Cliff Lodge South Africa

Cliff Lodge

Number of Luxury Villas: 2            Capacity: Up to 5 Adult Guests and 4  Children

Located a short walk from the Main House at Rock Lodge, Cliff Lodge features two magnificent suites offering guests the ultimate in safari luxury. Cliff Lodge 1 offers a spacious lounge with fireplace, separate kitchen and bar and also features a mini spa, gym and an outdoor deck with a large pool. Cliff Lodge 2 offers a lounge area with fireplace and a large viewing deck with plunge pool. A TV in the lounge with DVD player and a selection of DVD’s is provided in both Cliff Lodge Suites. When you book both suites for exclusive use we include your own chef and private vehicle for game drives, and you have full use of a private gym and spa treatment room. Cliff Lodge can accommodate a maximum of five adults and four children when booked exclusively. Included in your stay you can enjoy twice daily game drives and all meals and drinks including a top quality wine list and sparkling wines.

 

Atholplace Villa

Atholplace Villa, City of Johannesburg

Number of Luxury Villas: 1            Capacity: Up to 8 Guests

 

AtholPlace Villa has been created to give you a temporary home of your own in the amazing City of Johannesburg. The homely space includes three deluxe rooms, each with their own full en-suite bathroom, and one Junior Room en-suite (perfect for our young guests) as well as a superior living and dining area – accommodating a maximum of 8 adults. The outdoor surrounding areas of this comfortable but sophisticated villa include a breath taking garden, an inviting temperature regulated pool, a fire pit boma and shady trees perfect for those lazy, alfresco lunches. There are plenty of activities to enjoy. Great shopping, cultural tours, sightseeing or simply relax at your own pool. During your stay you will be welcomed and hosted by your very own AtholPlace Villa host, who will be on hand to ensure that you have your drink of choice to accompany your meals or quench your thirst after a day exploring the city. Your AtholPlace staff will discreetly ensure that you have everything you need to make your stay ‘heaven away from home’. Breakfast is included.

 

Phinda Homestead

Phinda Homestead

Number of Luxury Villas: 1             Capacity: Up to 8 Guests

 

Tucked into the edge of a dappled forest in the north of Phinda Private Game Reserve, lies Phinda Homestead, a gracious sole-use safari villa, complete with a dedicated ranger, tracker, butler and chef. Blending seamlessly into the natural surroundings, and designed like a contemporary bush farmhouse, Phinda Homestead is an elegant and homely sole-use villa, ideal for both families and small groups. Four private bedrooms and spacious bathrooms fuse harmoniously with the cool, expansive, and inviting guest spaces. An interactive kitchen brings the lodge’s private chef into the centre of the guest experience. Game drive times, as well as meals, are tailored completely to the guests’ preference to create a fully personalized safari. Choose from a range of exciting Phinda Adventures such as specialist walking and tracking safaris, a sleep out under the stars, an infrared Night Eye drive and other participative conservation experiences, such as rhino notching or pangolin tagging. Also on offer and within easy access of the reserve, are Zulu village tours, Africa Foundation community visits, a Maputaland exploration, Maputaland beach trip, night turtle drives (seasonal), scuba safaris, or an incredible ocean safari that offers you a host of marine life sightings.

 

Singita Castleton, Sabi Sand

Singita Castleton

Number of Luxury Villas: 1            Capacity: Up to 12 Guests

Reminiscent of an African farmhouse, Singita Castleton is designed for exclusive use and its light and airy contemporary interiors include six double en-suite cottages that spill onto tree-shaded lawns. This former home of the grandfather of Singita’s Founder, Luke Bailes, is situated in the world-renowned Sabi Sand and features state-of-the-art wellness facilities such as a fitness center, yoga pavilion and double and single massage treatment rooms. An outdoor boma with uninterrupted views of the surrounding landscape allows for magical fireside dinners under the stars – completing this quintessential safari experience. With its full staff complement – including a Field Guide, chef and host, expansive wine cellar boasting the finest South African vintages, and country-style kitchen, every preference is catered for and guests have complete freedom to set the pace of their days. As the perfect location for a bush escape with friends or families, Castleton offers numerous opportunities for shared activities – from boules to tennis and cricket.

 

Family home at Tswalu

Tarkuni Homestead

Number of Luxury Villas: 1            Capacity: Up to 10 Guests

Once the Oppenheimer family home at Tswalu, Tarkuni Homestead offers a natural, home from home bush camp feel with understated elegance and, a sense of luxury, relaxation and tranquility. With your own private chef and guide, guests experience comfort and an incredible sense of space in their own secluded piece of the Kalahari. The private suites include a spacious bedroom with king-size or twin beds, a luxurious bathroom with a bath and outdoor shower, and comfortable seating and study areas. The suites embrace the natural outdoor experience with organic-shaped flowing outdoor decks off the bedrooms and the addition of natural Kalahari stone walls to add privacy and seclusion to each deck space. Included in your stay is your private outdoor pool, spa therapy suite, bar, tea & coffee and a home-made gourmet snack pantry.