at the foot of the majestic Swartberg Mountain Range, lies the exclusive Swartberg Private Game Lodge and your opportunity to experience to best that holiday rental has to offer. Within a wildlife estate, adjoining the World Heritage Site of the Swartberg Nature Reserve, the area is malaria-free and boasts an abundance and variety of wildlife. Guests can explore a unique, ecologically diverse environment from the comfort of the Karoo-colonial style Lodge.
Meticulous attention to detail, homeliness with understated sophistication, a large well equipped farm-style kitchen, spacious bedrooms, expansive patios and a crystal clear pool make the Lodge a wonderful retreat.
...awaits you. Rental of a game viewing vehicle can be arranged, allowing guests to experience all the landscape has on offer. Free of large predators, there is a unique opportunity for the more energetic to explore the area on foot and the area is ideal for mountain biking. The estate is home to nearly twenty species of large mammal, including the largest antelope of all, the Eland. Kudu, Oryx, Nyala, Wildebeest, Hartebeest, Blesbok, Springbok, Impala, Lechwe and Giraffe are easily viewed, among others. The endangered Cape Mountain Zebra is well established.
The vegetation varies from Mountain Fynbos to Succulent Karoo and Renosterveld. Protea species can be found in the higher-lying areas, while aloes dominate the landscape on the lower slopes. Most plants flower in the spring, while the Protea species tend to flower in autumn, and the bright aloe flowers light up the landscape in winter. The rich floral diversity attracts a wide variety of birdlife, from sunbirds to raptors to Blue Cranes.
...with an understated sophistication best describes the Lodge. Fitting to the Karoo-colonial style, expansive patios provide insulation from the hot summer days, and cold winters when the snow lies high on the mountains above the Lodge. Guests are welcome to browse through the books in the library, catch up on the day's news on satellite TV in the lounge, enjoy a cup of coffee in the dining area or relax beside the crystal clear pool. The large and welcoming farm-style kitchen invites culinary activity, and easily accommodates multiple chefs. The kitchen table seats eight whilst the dining room seating is flexible and comfortably accommodates twelve.
The outside patio and barbeque area looks up to the stunning mountain scenery, and easily accommodates
a large group.
Accommodates up to 10 adults in five bedrooms.
Including children sharing with adults: up to 12 guests. Additional bedrooms available by arrangement
Spacious bedrooms provide the perfect retreat, with their décor inspired by the flora and fauna of the region. Extra-length beds are made up twin, or king, and sleeper couches in the larger rooms can accommodate children without compromising spaciousness. All rooms have private patios; two rooms have full en-suite bathrooms and three have en-suite showers. Rooms are equipped with all linen and towels, tea/coffee making facilities, bar fridges, personal safes, heaters, electric blankets, ceiling fans, hairdryers, luxury gowns and toiletries.