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Serenity Forest Eco Reserve

Malelane Estates Road, Malelane 1320, South Africa
Serenity Forest Eco Reserve

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing place serenity is! Absolutely stunning and the food is scrumptious. Will definitely be going back. A perfect way to spend a relaxing weekend without the disturbance of cellphones or TV.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an exquisite setting for a memorable weekend away. The forest is magical, The food delicious, the service top class. I would recommend this to everyone who needs a rest from the stresses of life! Just drive carefully over the dirt road!

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Kempton Park, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Serenity Eco Forest Reserve; there are honestly not enough words to describe our experience, it was the most amazing and romantic getaway I have ever been to in South Africa. The staff were friendly and welcoming and catered to our every need. The gravel road was not to difficult to drive along, it was a little bumpy but who minds... More 

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Johannesburg
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The warm welcome from the Serenity team set the tone for the weekend away, welcome cherry and cool cloth to wipe our hands and refresh post the drive. Off the Malelane road, four by four or car with higher wheel base is recommended. 5 star meals and accomodation. Taking in a drink before dinner at the bar every night, chef... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Friends and I were on an Eastern Transvaal bush drive, and happened upon the Serenity Forest Eco Reserve.....the place is magical! Well run, off the beaten track and with the most unexpectedly good food - I rate the chef's Eggs Benedict one of the best I've ever had...and his steaks were perfect! Accommodation is tree houses set apart from each... More 

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Kalundborg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The lodge is fantastic,the house on the lake I prefer due to the light but the forest huts are excellent inside but too dark for me.The arrival was friendly and Agnes really cared for us and made us feel welcome.We were installed so fast it was unbelieveable,the house was on stilts and overlooking the lake,you could smell the thatch,fire place... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Absolutely gorgeous place to just get away from civilization! Wonderful hospitality, 5* cuisine and absolutely stunning accommodation!! Never found a more beautiful place to stay... Will definitely go back and recommend to friends!!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

we had such a wonderful two days here for my birthday, the rooms were beautiful but the most amazing part was the scenery, you are far away from everything so if you are looking for absolute peace and quiet then this is the place to go.... there are animlas and butterflies everywhere, the food was exellent, the staff wonderful... and... More 

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Roodepoort, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

There is no better place if you need peace and calm. We spent 4 nights at Serenity Forest lodge and we wouldn't mind to stay longer. It was an awesome experience. Tyronne and his team went out of their way to let us feel at home and welcome. The rooms are beautiful and clean and sleeping with the constant forest... More 

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Solwezi, Zambia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We stumbled across Serenity Forest Lodge by mere chance on Good Friday whilst trying to make a last minute Easter Weekend booking. Thank God we did. From the gracious telecom with Agnes to the walk up the gushing river, everything was truly serene the epitome of relaxation. The Five star decorated rooms are magnificently placed in the forest with the... More 

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