Royal Malewane

Guests can experience the true essence and splendour of the African Bushveld at Royal Malewane. Royal Malewane welcomes individual guests and private parties and can be booked preferentially in its entirety.

Six Suites can each accommodate two guests, wooden decks, rim-flow pool and thatched gazebo and boasts unparalleled views of an untamed bush and wildlife. Spacious, air-conditioned bedroom/sitting rooms feature a fireplace and canopied king-size bed, accompanied by a lavish bathroom and indoor and outdoor showers. Elevated walkways link the suites to the main lodge.

Home to Sir Elton John during his South African visits, the Royal and Malewane Suites each accommodate four guests in two en-suite bedrooms with private lounge and dining facilities. They each have their own rim flow pools, private decks and gazebos. Complimentary services include a private butler and chef, private game drives and up to four complimentary massages per suite per day.

Awards & Accolades

  • The Best 100: Retreats in Africa- The Ultimate Chic Collection -2009 (SA)
  • Best Safari Camp Spa - The Good Safari Guide 2009 (UK)
  • Gold Achiever - AA Travel Guides American Express Accommodation Awards 2009 (SA)
  • Hotel of the year Nominee – Virtuoso Best of the Best 2008 (USA)
  • "Reader’s Choice 2008” Grand Award Winner- Andrew Harpers Hideaway Report
  • The Best Designer Retreat in Africa - Amarula: Best Retreats in Africa Awards 2008 (SA)
  • The 101 Best Spas in the World- Tatler Spa Guide 2008 (UK)
  • Hotel of the year Nominee – Virtuoso Best of the Best (USA) 2008
  • The 101 Best Spas in the World- Tatler Spa Guide (UK) 2008
  • Best Safari Spa 2008- Les Nouvelles Esthetiques (South Africa)
  • Top 101 Hotels, Big Hitters List - Tatler (UK) 2007
  • “Hideaway of the Year 2007” Grand Award Winner- Andrew Harpers Hideaway Report
  • The Worlds 100 Ultimate Escapes- Luxury Resorts Robb Report (USA) 2007
  • Best Safari Lodge - Tatler (UK) 2006
  • Top 101 Hotels - Tatler (UK) 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2006
  • Top 10 Spas of the World - Tatler (UK) August 2003
  • Top 57 Hot Spots of the World - Condé Nast Traveller 2001
  • "Hideaways of the Year 2001" Grand Award Winner - Andrew Harpers Hideaway Report
  • Best Destinations for 2001 - Forbes Magazine
  • One of the top 150 places in the World - Harpers & Queen Travel Awards 2003
  • Chaine des Rotisseurs Blazon for Cuisine