- Shamwari Sindile, a luxury getaway set in the Shamwari Game Reserve
- Incredible wildlife experiences in the surrounding bush
- Luxurious accommodation with a private heated plunge pool
- Delightful gastronomy and wine selection
- Rejuvenating safari spa experience
- Spectacular views from all luxury free-standing tents
- afternoon game drives and walking safaris through the surrounding plains
- Lodge Type: Shamwari Safari Camp
- Location: Shamwari Private Game Reserve, South Africa
- Lodge Size: 9 Tented Suites
- Recommended Stay: 3-5 nights
Sindile Luxury Tented Camp: The Ultimate Luxury Retreat In The Shamwari Game Reserve
Sindile, the newest addition to Shamwari's collection of luxurious tented camps, offers an exclusive and secluded retreat deep within the heart of the African veld. Nestled amidst untouched wilderness, Sindile promises an unparalleled experience that immerses guests in the tranquillity and beauty of nature.
Designed to perfectly blend with the solitude of a leopard's sanctuary, Shamwari Sindile seamlessly merges into its natural surroundings. Each of the nine luxurious tented suites is strategically positioned to provide breathtaking panoramic views of the Bushman's River and the vast plains of the Shamwari Private Game Reserve that stretch as far as the eye can see.
Shamwari Sindile Safari Lodge presents a unique opportunity to disconnect from the outside world and reconnect with nature. Whether embarking on thrilling game drives, unwinding with a spa treatment, or simply taking a stroll through the wilderness, every moment spent at Shamwari Sindile is crafted to leave an everlasting impression and create cherished memories that will last a lifetime.
Shamwari Private Game Reserve is an absolute gem nestled in the heart of South Africa's stunning Eastern Cape province. This premier game reserve spans a staggering 25,000 hectares, offering an unparalleled wildlife experience. Bursting with biodiversity, the reserve is home to the grandeur of the "Big Five" (lions, leopards, rhinoceros, elephants, and Cape buffalos).
It's not just about the majestic beasts; Shamwari's rich landscape, featuring lush vegetation and tranquil rivers, is also a haven for diverse bird species. Environmental conservation is at the heart of Shamwari's ethos, and the reserve is known for its dedication to preserving the unique ecosystem.
From thrilling game drives and nature walks to luxurious accommodations and fine dining, Shamwari Private Game Reserve offers an unforgettable African Safari experience.
Rooms And Suites
Nine luxurious free-standing tents are perched above the untouched wilderness, providing unobstructed vistas untainted by human structures or light pollution. The thoughtful and intimate design ensures minimal impact on the environment.
Each tented suite at Shamwari Sindile boasts an en-suite bathroom with a bath, indoor and outdoor showers, a private deck featuring a heated plunge pool, and a relaxing area shaded by a pergola. A fireplace adds a touch of romance, while a four-poster bed guarantees a restful night's sleep. For ultimate comfort, all tents are equipped with air conditioning.
Additional amenities include:
- A Nespresso coffee machine.
- An international dial telephone.
- Fitted international adapters.
- A private minibar.
- A hairdryer.
- An electronic safe.
Cuisine And Wine
At Shamwari Sindile, your tastebuds are in for an absolute treat! The cuisine is an extraordinary blend of local and global flavours, using the freshest ingredients sourced from the region's abundant produce.
Each dish is masterfully crafted to tease your palate and provide a delightful gastronomic experience. Vegetarian, vegan, or any dietary requirement? No worries; the expert chefs at Shamwari Sindile tailor the menu to accommodate your needs.
And what's a fine meal without the perfect wine pairing? Sindile's exclusive wine selection is truly a connoisseur's delight. The South African vineyards are renowned for their exquisite wines, and Sindile's wine list features the best among them. You'll find everything from robust reds to crisp whites, each bottle carefully chosen to complement the dishes on the menu.
The main lodge comprises spacious and beautifully designed staggered tents seamlessly connected by expansive decks and elevated walkways, providing a unique and enchanting experience. Here, guests are greeted by a warm and inviting reception area and lounge where they can relax and unwind.
A charming gift boutique offers a curated selection of local treasures and souvenirs. The dining room, adorned with a cosy fireplace, sets the perfect ambience for enjoying delicious meals prepared with care. Adjacent to the dining area, a well-appointed bar and lounge with another fireplace and a large-screen television offers a cosy spot to socialise and catch up on the latest news or sports events.
Step out onto the deck, featuring a firepit, and savour the breathtaking views while enjoying the crackling warmth of the fire. For an authentic outdoor experience, Shamwari Sindile also features a traditional Boma, where guests can gather around a bonfire and share stories under the starry sky. A dedicated relaxation and spa retreat awaits to enhance relaxation and rejuvenation, offering a tranquil sanctuary for guests to unwind and indulge in well-deserved pampering.
For those who need to stay connected, a reliable WiFi connection is available throughout Shamwari Sindile and her tented suites, ensuring convenience and ease during your stay.
Experience an array of thrilling activities that promise an unforgettable adventure. Immerse yourself in the enchanting beauty of the African wilderness and the Shamwari Private Game Reserve, with two exhilarating daily game drives showcasing the incredible wildlife during both morning and evening hours. Embark on captivating birding safaris to discover and appreciate the diverse avian species that inhabit this remarkable region.
Pay a visit to the Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre and witness the remarkable conservation efforts in action. Explore the Born Free Big Cat Sanctuaries and have the incredible opportunity to observe majestic felines up close, all within a safe and ethical environment.
Enhance your wildlife photography skills with the Pro photo safari option, ensuring you capture stunning moments that will be cherished for a lifetime.
Spa And Wellness
Immerse yourself in the exquisite tranquillity of a serene safari spa experience nestled in the untouched beauty of the Eastern Cape.
Rejuvenating retreats are meticulously designed to revitalise your mind, body, and soul, offering an extensive range of proven treatments tailored to your specific needs. Indulge in the gentle touch of expert therapists as they deliver soothing massages to ease tension, invigorating facials to restore radiance, and pampering hand and foot rituals to nurture your senses.
As you embark on this blissful journey, allow the harmonious sounds of nature to envelop you, creating a symphony of relaxation and renewal. Leave the sanctuary feeling refreshed, rejuvenated, and ready to conquer the world.
Shamwari Sindile is an unparalleled sanctuary that combines the thrill of the African wilderness with the luxury and comfort of world-class amenities. From the moment you set foot on this pristine reserve, you're swept into a world where nature reigns supreme, yet the essence of human indulgence is not lost.
The luxurious tents offer a restful retreat, while the cuisine delights your palate with a blend of local and global flavours. The camp facilities, from the cosy lounge to the tranquil relaxation retreat, cater to your every need.
The heart of Sindile lies in the thrilling safari activities and the rejuvenating spa and wellness offerings. With every detail carefully considered, your stay at Shamwari Sindile transcends a conventional holiday, becoming an immersive journey that nourishes your body, enriches your mind, and revitalises your soul.
Rates from R16 260.00 per person
- Shamwari Sindile Safari 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