As part of the prestigeous and award-winning Royal Portfolio family of properties, Royal Malewane will exceed every expectation and change the perception of luxury bush accommodations. Find fine furnishings and exceptional services in the alluring Kruger National Park.

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The joys of a bygone era await you at Royal Malewane, situated on the private Thornybush Game Reserve within the greater Kruger Area in South Africa. Accommodating a maximum of 20 guests in the utmost colonial splendor, Royal Malewane is an exclusive getaway for those who value privacy, personalized service, and the best game viewing Africa has to offer. Each of the eight freestanding and private suites rests in harmony with its magnificent surroundings with a rich deck wood terrace, thatched gazebo, and spillway pool finding easy residence in nature. Elevated walkways link the suites to the main camp, the heart of Royal Malewane. African thatched-roof buildings house the library, shop, dining and reception areas. Furnished with rich antiques and Persian carpets, every fitting creates the feel of original colonial elegance, and Royal Malewane’s luxurious accommodations redefine the concept of solitude.

Game viewing at Royal Malewane provides guests with the best opportunities for seeing the natural abundance of big game on the 50-square-mile reserve, home of the “Big Five” – lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino. Over 300 recorded bird species are also to be found in the Reserve. Game viewing is tailored to guests’ individual needs, either by open Land Rover or on foot. Our expert and experienced rangers and trackers accompany the guests at all times. Royal Malewane is privileged to employ the only Master Tracker currently working in Southern Africa.

The gym and spa facility offers health and skincare therapy by internationally-qualified in-house therapists. Guests may enjoy a treatment of their choice at the luxurious spa or in the sala, with only nature surrounding them. Alternatively, they may relax with a treatment in the complete privacy of their own suite.

Royal Malewane Suites

Stretching out majestically in the shade of acacia thorn and boasting panoramic views, the Royal and Malewane Suites are the pinnacle of refinement and opulence and are the largest in Africa. These ultra-luxurious private hideaways accommodate four guests each in two en-suite rooms, private lounge and dining facilities. Complimentary services include a private butler & chef, private game drives and up to 4 complimentary massages per suite per day. Dining is a grand affair with the very best china, silver and crystal set against crisp white napery. Only the wildlife witnesses guests relaxing in these private, ultra-luxurious suites.

Guests wishing to arrive incognito may request the use of a helicopter or executive jet.

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