Chitwa Chitwa Highlights
- Swimming pool
- Wildlife drinking at Chitwa Lake
- Meal times
- Chitwa house for families
- relaxing on the sunset deck
Chitwa Chitwa Game Lodge Information
- Lodge type; Luxury Safari Lodge
- Location; Sabi Sand Reserve
- Lodge size; 7 suites, 1 villa
- Recommended stay; 3-5 nights
Following its classic shift towards a contemporary mix of European design together with African chic, Chitwa Chitwa Game Lodge has blossomed into one the best lodge and wildlife experiences available in the Sabi Sand Reserve.
Catering for the discerning travellers, Chitwa Chitwa is that perfect safari destinations for honeymooners, couples and families alike.
A dedicated team of staff, guides and trackers, are on duty to cater to your every whim.
Situated within the breathtaking African bush, this high-class lodge basks in the sun on the banks of a lake within the exclusive 63,000 hectare Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve, which borders the Kruger National Park.
Chitwa Chitwa is highly praised for its exceptional game viewing. The animals have grown accustomed to the presence of safari vehicles in their territory, and we can boast some of the best opportunities to meet Africa's Big Five.
Rooms and Suites
Chitwa Chitwa Suites; A perfect balance between comfort, luxury and privacy. Six suites all with private viewing decks, plunge pools, comfortable beds, fireplace, minibar, fan, iPod docking station and en-suite bathrooms with a bath-tub, indoor and outdoor showers. These suites are large enough that they can comfortably accommodate up to 2x extra beds for children.
The Charlsy Suite is the perfect options for families as it has a main central living area with two interconnecting bedrooms - this choice is most popular with families.
Chitwa House; If privacy and space are your demands then look no further. Two large luxurious bedrooms, a central lounge and dining area, as well as that fantastic swimming pool, is all most people could ask for. At Chitwa House a private guide is available for a tailored bush experience where you set the pace. This is your very own individual piece of Africa.
Cuisine and Wine
Breakfasts, as well as lunches, are dished up beside the swimming pool or within the thatched boma overlooking the lake, while dinners are usually served in the open-air lapa close to a roaring campfire or perhaps in the stylish and chic dining area (weather dependent).
Chitwa Chitwa Game Lodge is proud of their fine dining options, a unique union of African and Mediterranean inspired dishes, accompanying a collection of fine South African wines set within a relaxed atmosphere.
Dining experiences are diverse based on the duration of your stay.
Sunset Deck; This is the spot to sit back and relax or to take a break from the heat of the summer in the rim-flow swimming pool. The bonus of the Sunset Deck is that one has the chance of some fantastic wildlife sightings, including the "Big 5".
Main Central Area; This area hosts the main lounge and dining areas and offers wonderful views out over the lake in front of the lodge with all the wildlife that it attracts.
Library; A cosy and intimate library offers a selection reading and reference material that is free for guests to use during ones stay. The library also provides access to the internet should you be using a laptop computer.
Boutique Shop; Hand-made African memorabilia by local artists and craftsmen are available for purchase here
Two game drives per day (one offered at dawn and the other at dusk) in open four-wheel drive safari vehicles are guided by some of the best trackers and guides in the Sabi Sand Reserve. Knowledgeable, friendly and skilled at finding the most of the wildlife in the surrounding bushveld.
As a general rule of thumb, sort game walks are on offer for those interested after breakfast/brunch, a great way to learn about the wildlife, birdlife, trees, insects and local customs.
To guarantee the most amazing individualised adventure, cultural visits, hot air ballooning and helicopter trips to the panorama route are all available from Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Reserve.
Chitwa Chitwa Game Lodge is one of the most child and family friendly lodges within the Sabi Sand Game Reserve.
From dedicated activities to child-friendly game games and of course babysitting and children orientated meals options. Chita Chitwa truly is one of the better offerings when travelling with families.
Children of all ages are welcome and catered for.
Spa and Wellness
Both a gym and spa are available to all guests when staying at Chitwa Chitwa.
There is honestly nothing quite like a massage deep in the African bushveld, lying there, getting pampered with the calls of Africa permeating your soul. Massages, wraps, masks, exfoliations and a variety of other treatments are offered.
For fitness enthusiasts the gym offers;
- Spinning bike
- Pilates ball
- Aerobic mats
- All-in-one weight gym
Rates from R15 315.00 pp
- Per person per night sharing (pp)
- Rates are in South African Rands
- *Rates may vary according to season
- Luxury accommodation
- All meals
- Soft drinks & bottled water
- Teas and coffees
- Two open vehicle safaris a day
- Daily walking safaris
- Laundry service
- Return transfer from the Chitwa airstrip to the lodge
- Alcoholic beverages
- Telephone calls
- Purchases from the boutique
- Spa treatments
- Air and road transfers to/from the lodge
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