Understated elegance, gracious hosts, ….and the animals ……..an experience you can’t visualize before you go and you can’t describe after you return. Pictures don’t do them justice.
Seven thatch-roofed chalets with sitting area, patios, double sink, soaking tub and indoor and outdoor showers. The "public" areas were comfortable and well appointed with a pool, BOMA area, library, bar, sitting/eating area, internet, a small gift shop and smiles on everyones face. I would want nothing more. Early morning game drives were complete with blankets and fleece-covered hotwater bottles for your comfort and evening drives ending with a warm wash cloth and apertif
The food was excellent, the bar well stocked and every member of the staff could not have been nicer or more accomodating.
Our two nights were fabulous but stay three. I assure you that it will be 72 hours you will remember for a lifetime.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Jackalberry Lodge is a small, intimate establishment set deep in the Thornybush Nature Reserve, on the edge of the Kruger National Park. With just 7 rooms, all en-suite and tastefully furnished - you are guaranteed peace and tranquility during your stay. Locally sourced and expertly made meals are served outside under the stars, or pool-side depending on how you feel that day. Morning and evening game drives take you exploring in open vehicles with professional rangers and trackers, as you experience the abundance in wildlife, fauna and flora that that the African bush has to offer. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Jackalberry Hotel Thornybush Private Game Reserve
- Jackalberry Lodge South Africa/Thornybush Private Game Reserve