Set in the endless malaria-free landscape of Kwandwe Private Game Reserve — one of the highest guest-to-land ratio regions in South Africa — Kwandwe Ecca Lodge is a funky-meets-modern Big Five safari destination. The property is ideal for both the young and the young at heart. Learn more about this Eastern Cape, South Africa lodge below.

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Corrugated iron roofs delineate Kwandwe Ecca Lodge’s six individual suites, each emblazoned in a hue reflecting the colors of Africa. Burnt orange and amethyst linens and velvets set against contrasting neutral canvases of wood and stone create an intimate retreat. Guest rooms have massive king-sized beds, large en suite bathrooms with freestanding bathtubs, and lounge areas big enough to accommodate families. The highlight at Kwandwe Ecca Lodge are the sliding glass doors effortlessly opening to wraparound wooden decks. Guests enjoy private plunge pools and outdoor showers with views of the valley and steep shale cliffs.

Kwandwe Ecca Lodge has a host of shared gathering areas for the enjoyment of guests. An open interactive kitchen is a backdrop for meals. Those looking for a little exercise will find the gorgeous rim-flow lap pool a luxurious option for a swim. Delicious meals are served throughout the day with sundowners hosted on decks boasting magnificent sunsets.

Spend days at Kwandwe Ecca Lodge exploring the diverse terrain of cheetah, black rhino, and elephant located in Kwandwe with early morning and late afternoon game drives taken in spacious, open 4×4 safari vehicles. Guides expert their knowledge of the bush as guests track the Big Five and other wildlife.

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