- Private plunge pools with views of those rock faces
- Being in the Shamwari Game Reserve
- Cuban cigars and an excellent wine collection
- Birders paradise just walking around the lodge
- Wildlife, "Big 5" and the Born Free Sanctuary
- Staff and guides at Shamwari Eagles Crag Lodge
- Lodge Type: Safari Lodge
- Location: Shamwari Private Game Reserve, South Africa
- Lodge Size: 9 Junior Suites
- Recommended Stay: 3-5 nights
Discover The Enchanting Shamwari Eagles Crag Lodge, Your Gateway To Luxury Amid Nature's Splendour
Welcome to Eagles Crag in the Shamwari Private Game Reserve, a destination where luxury and privacy harmoniously converge, ensuring an extraordinary and unforgettable experience. As you immerse yourself in the breathtaking and awe-inspiring natural scenery that envelops this exquisite lodge, prepare to be captivated.
Step into a sanctuary of tranquillity and immerse yourself in the unparalleled beauty of nature surrounding every corner of this enchanting retreat. Adorned with timeless elegance, every detail within this haven of serenity exudes an exquisite charm. The seamless blend of glass and stone perfectly complements the majestic rock faces, where eagles gracefully soar above, adding a touch of ethereal beauty to the landscape.
Indulge in the unparalleled serenity of this hidden gem. This sanctuary caters to the most discerning of travellers seeking an unrivalled level of luxury and a profound connection with the natural world.
Escape the ordinary and surrender yourself to the enchanting allure of Shamwari Eagles Crag Lodge, where every detail is meticulously crafted to create an unforgettable experience that will leave you yearning to return time and time.
Shamwari Private Game Reserve is a pristine wildlife sanctuary in the captivating Eastern Cape of South Africa. Spread across a sprawling 25,000-hectare expanse, this reserve is a haven for nature enthusiasts and wildlife aficionados alike. Immerse yourself in the enchanting beauty of Shamwari as you embark on an unforgettable journey through its diverse ecosystems.
Teeming with an abundance of wildlife and birdlife, Shamwari offers a mesmerizing showcase of South Africa's natural wonders. Encounter the iconic Big 5 - elephants, rhinos, buffalos, lions, and leopards - as they roam freely in their natural habitat. The reserve's commitment to conservation and preservation has earned it numerous international awards, a testament to its dedication to protecting these magnificent creatures.
Venture into the grasslands, where the majestic white rhinos graze peacefully, or explore the subtropical thicket, an ideal browsing ground for elephants and black rhinos. As you wander along the riverine habitat, watch for the graceful hippos while the red-billed oxpecker perches on buffalos, rhinos, and giraffes, creating a harmonious symbiotic relationship.
Rooms And Suites
Each of the nine exquisite "junior suites" at Shamwari Eagles Crag Lodge has been meticulously designed to ensure all esteemed guests' utmost privacy and tranquillity. Nestled in the heart of nature, these en-suite suites offer a sanctuary of relaxation and rejuvenation. Step onto your private deck, complete with a heated plunge pool, and immerse yourself in the serenity of the surroundings. Indulge in the luxury of both indoor and outdoor showers, providing a truly refreshing bathing experience.
Immerse yourself in the soothing ambience of these suites, adorned with light and contemporary colours that create a sense of calm and tranquillity. The wall-to-wall glass doors on two sides offer breathtaking panoramic views of the majestic cliffs surrounding Shamwari Eagles Crag Lodge. From the comfort of your suite, marvel at the natural beauty that unfolds before your eyes.
Cuisine And Wine
You will be spoilt for choice with the plethora of dining options available to indulge in exquisite cuisine. Imagine stepping into the charming upper-floor dining room at Shamwari Eagles Crag Lodge, adorned with elegant décor and offering a cosy ambience that sets the perfect backdrop for your culinary journey. As you settle in, be captivated by the breathtaking cliff views that unfold before your eyes from the expansive balconies, creating an enchanting atmosphere that enhances your dining experience.
Immerse yourself in the outdoor boma under the stars for a truly magical evening. Gathered around the warm fire, you can savour the delectable flavours of all the culinary creations while surrounded by nature's serene beauty.
To add a touch of luxury, explore the carefully curated selection of Cuban cigars from the humidor, a delightful indulgence to complement your dining experience.
- A spacious double-story central guest area welcomes you with its elegant design and inviting atmosphere.
- Enjoy the warmth of the crackling fireplace and the breathtaking views from the large lounge, which opens up to a sprawling outdoor deck on the upper level.
- Delight in the beauty of nature from the wooden viewing deck, offering a serene and picturesque setting.
- Indulge in culinary delights in the sophisticated dining room on the upper level, where you can also enjoy the cosy ambience of a fireplace and the option to open up the fold-away glass walls for a seamless indoor-outdoor experience.
- Experience the enchantment of outdoor dinners in the boma, surrounded by the flickering flames and the sounds of nature.
- Unwind in the bar/cigar lounge, featuring a cosy fireplace and a big-screen television. The glass fold-away walls lead out onto the deck, allowing you to transition between Shamwari Eagles Crag Lodge's indoor and outdoor spaces seamlessly.
- Discover unique treasures and souvenirs at the gift boutique, offering a curated selection of memorable items.
Join in on two exhilarating game drives per day – one in the morning and another in the evening – where you'll have the incredible opportunity to spot a wide array of wildlife. If you're a bird enthusiast, specialised safaris allow you to discover and appreciate the diverse bird species in the area.
Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of wildlife conservation at the nearby Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, where you can learn about the dedicated efforts to protect and rehabilitate vulnerable species. Also, don't miss the chance to visit the renowned Born Free Big Cat Sanctuaries and witness the fantastic work of providing big cats with a safe and natural habitat.
For all passionate photographers, a professional photo safari option allows you to capture the stunning beauty of Shamwari's wildlife through your lens.
Spa And Wellness
Come and experience the ultimate relaxation at the spa area at Shamwari Eagles Crag Lodge, where you can escape the stresses of everyday life and treat yourself to some well-deserved pampering. Luxurious spa treatments are the perfect way to unwind and rejuvenate your mind, body, and soul.
At Shamwari Eagles Crag Lodge, you'll discover tranquillity with two spacious treatment rooms, a soothing hydrobath, a rejuvenating sauna, and a calming steam bath. Immerse yourself in the serene ambience as expert therapists pamper you with a range of treatments that will leave you feeling refreshed and revitalized.
Choose from various indulgent treatments, including invigorating massages, nourishing facials, and indulgent hand and foot rituals. A dedicated team is committed to providing a blissful spa experience where every detail is taken care of to ensure your utmost comfort and relaxation.
Shamwari's Eagles Crag Lodge offers you an unparalleled gateway into the heart of South Africa's wildlife. With its luxurious suites, breathtaking views, delectable cuisine, and an array of activities that bring you face-to-face with the wonders of nature, there is no place quite like it.
Whether you're an adventurer at heart, a wildlife enthusiast, or just searching for the perfect place to unwind, Shamwari Eagles Crag Lodge promises to deliver an unforgettable experience.
Rates from R14 875.00 per person
- Shamwari Eagles Crag Lodge Rates
- Per person per night sharing (pp)
- Rates are in South African Rands
- *Rates may vary according to season
- 3 Meals per day
- 2 Game Drives per day
- Local Beverages
- Tea, Coffees and Water
- Guided Walks
- Tourism levy and VAT
- Visits to Educational Centres
- French Champagne and Premium Brands
- Relaxation Retreats
- Items of a personal nature
- Conservation Levy