- Unmatched exclusive-use luxury in the heart of the Greater Kruger National Park
- Excellent meals crafted from fresh local ingredients by your own personal chef
- Cuisine paired with an exquisite selection of South African wines
- Morning and afternoon game drives to thrilling bush walks and night-drive adventures
- Designed to cater to every family member
- Your own private deck overlooking the seasonal Monwana River
- Spotting the "Big Five" and the stunning variety of birds that surround
- Camp Type; Exclusive Use Tented Camp
- Location; Thornybush Game Reserve, South Africa
- Camp Size; 2 Tented Bedrooms
- Recommended Stay; 3-7 nights
Unparalleled Exclusive-Use Luxury Awaits In The Thornybush At Little Saseka
Not just an ordinary safari lodge but a haven of luxury nestled in the heart of Thornybush Game Reserve, part of the Greater Kruger National Park.
With the exclusive use option, you have the opportunity to experience the allure of the African wild in a private and intimate setting. Each carefully designed suite exudes a unique blend of modern comfort and rustic charm, providing a well-deserved rest after a thrilling day out on safari.
Your own extensive private deck and private plunge pool offer an unobstructed view of the stunning Monwana riverbed, making it an ideal spot for relaxation and game viewing.
Here, in the tranquil solitude of the African bush, you and your family (or a small group of friends) can relish the sheer luxury and exclusivity of Little Saseka. With adjacent tents available for larger parties, every guest is ensured a unique, personalised experience underpinned by the unrivalled beauty of the wild.
This is your chance to embark on a luxurious, one-of-a-kind safari adventure. An experience that will stay with you long after you've left the African bush behind.
Thornybush Private Game Reserve is an exhilarating expanse of untamed African bushveld where wildlife thrives in their natural environment. The Thornybush Nature Reserve, covering approximately 14,000 hectares, is located in the heart of South Africa's Limpopo Province.
It offers an authentic and immersive wildlife experience, with the opportunity to behold the majestic "Big Five" (Lion, Elephant, Buffalo, Leopard, and Rhinoceros) - in all their glory.
The private reserve is heralded for its biodiversity and conservation efforts, ensuring the preservation of this remarkable ecosystem for future generations. Its unique location next to and part of the Greater Kruger National Park adds to its allure, making it an unmissable destination for a once-in-a-lifetime safari adventure.
Rooms And Suites
Immerse yourself in the heart of the wild, experiencing unrivalled comfort in the luxurious tented suites.
Elegantly designed, the suites seamlessly blend with the natural surroundings, creating a haven of tranquillity amidst the African bush. The expansive tented canvas walls and roofs evoke a sense of being connected to nature, whilst the tasteful interiors, furnished with plush king-sized beds, private baths, and a viewing deck, provide an experience of sublime luxury.
Awaken to the gentle sounds of wildlife and enjoy breathtaking views of the Monwana riverbed from the comfort of your bed. At Little Saseka, luxury knows no bounds!
Cuisine And Wine
Celebrate a culinary journey that is as distinctive as it is delectable when staying at Little Saseka.
Your personal chef (and butler) take great pride in crafting a gastronomic adventure using the freshest local ingredients resulting in vibrant and flavoursome dishes that embody the spirit of the African region.
Your dining experience is elevated with an array of fine wines carefully selected by our dedicated butler. Representing vineyards from across South Africa, the eclectic wine list harmonises beautifully with the cuisine choices on offer, creating a symphony of flavours that will leave your palate enchanted.
The lodge facilities have been designed with a keen eye for detail and an appreciation for sleek, modern design with a private veranda that boasts breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape.
The property amenities further enhance your stay; enjoy a dip in the outdoor swimming pool, nestled amidst the enchanting wilderness. The indoor and outdoor dining areas serve an eclectic mix of local and international cuisines prepared by seasoned chefs with locally sourced ingredients.
The safari experience transcends the ordinary. In addition to traditional twice-daily game drives (morning and afternoon game drive), you can immerse yourself in the wilderness through thrilling bush walks. Guided by experienced rangers, these walks offer close encounters with the smaller wonders of the bush, from tracks and droppings to birds and insects.
For those seeking an immersive night-time adventure, night drives illuminate the nocturnal wildlife, revealing a side of the bush that few witness.
Private 4x4 safari vehicles, guides and trackers are part and parcel of the experience.
With a keen focus on providing a comfortable and enjoyable experience for the entire family, Little Saseka proves to be a perfect holiday destination for all.
The accommodation can comfortably house two adults and two small children, ensuring one's small group feels right at home. Babysitting services offer parents the much-deserved opportunity to engage in adult-focused activities while the children remain in safe and capable hands.
Little Saseka understands that a family holiday should be filled with memories that everyone cherishes, and so strive to create an environment that caters to the wants and needs of every family member.
Spa And Wellness
At Little Saseka, the spa and wellness centre is an oasis of tranquillity, a sanctuary where you can rejuvenate your senses and restore your body's natural equilibrium.
Highly skilled therapists provide a variety of treatments using Africology's all-natural, organic products, ensuring an invigorating, eco-friendly spa experience. Each treatment room is designed to evoke a sense of calm and serenity, with the couples therapy room offering a shared rejuvenation experience.
A state-of-the-art infrared sauna provides a warm, relaxing environment and offers numerous health benefits, such as improved circulation and detoxification.
The fully equipped gym and daily yoga sessions on the yoga deck offer the perfect blend of exercise and mindfulness for those seeking physical well-being. Post-treatment, guests can unwind by the beautiful rim flow plunge pool, basking in the sun on our comfortable sun loungers.
And no wellness journey is complete without nourishing the body from within; our wellness juice bar serves an array of cold-pressed juices and shots filled with the goodness of fresh fruits and vegetables.
Little Saseka presents an enchanting harmony of luxurious comfort, thrilling adventure, and refreshing wellness. It offers an immersive, up-close, and personal encounter with South Africa's stunning wildlife, promising an authentic and truly immersed safari experience.
Each visit unlocks a world of awe-inspiring beauty, culinary delights, and rejuvenating wellness activities designed to create lifelong memories. Whether it's a family safari or a small group of friends escaping to the bush, Little Saseka provides a unique blend of wilderness and luxury that will exceed your expectations and leave an indelible impression.
Rates from R29 000.00 per person
- Experience Little Saseka Rates
- Per person per night sharing (pp)
- Rates are in South African Rands
- *Rates may vary according to season
- All meals and snacks
- Private meals and game drive vehicle
- All local drinks (soft drinks, house wine, selection of local beers, local spirits)
- Minibar drinks
- Morning and afternoon game drives in open safari vehicles, accompanied by experienced guides and trackers.
- Drinks not included (Champagne, Premium wines, and spirits)
- Curio and spa treatments
- Staff gratuities
- Sabi Sands Wildtuin, Gowrie gate fees (per vehicle and per person)
- Simbambili airstrip landing fees