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Delightfully Serene

Mabuda Farm

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Mabuda or “Place of Dreams” is a romantic farm enthroned atop the beautiful Lebombo Mountains. A place where the wind whispers tales of forgotten colonial days and the dust clouds drift like shadows behind the old Ford tractors. There is something for everyone to enjoy. From horse riding to fantastic birding amidst spectacular views, you are sure to find yourself captivated. There is a sense of peace and tranquillity here.

There are 3 self-catering rondavels, each with separate lounge, dining room and bathroom and 4 self catering units accommodating up to 4 people each. There are also 8 chalets with spectacular view over the farm and the view beyond.

Foresters Arms

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The hotel dates from colonial times and is a place of great character and charm. It is situated on its own estate in the mountains in the heart of this majestic Kingdom. Spacious grounds and colourful gardens create a tranquil atmosphere and the invigorating climate is ideal for walking, horse riding and biking.

The hotel is famous for its excellent food and if you are there on a Sunday you are in for a real treat.

There are 34 bedrooms which are tastefully decorated, with bathrooms en suite, telephones and satellite TV.


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Hawane is situated in set in a beautiful area with spectacular views of Malolotja, where adventure, solitude, adrenaline or tranquillity is on offer. If the stunning views aren’t enough to keep you entertained, there is a room with games for indoor and out that will amuse all ages. Hawane is on the edge of Malolotja and there is the great opportunity for walking in the hills here and exploring the reserve at your own pace.  And then return for a sumptuous evening meal of local produce and game meat.  The wine cellar here is rather well stocked!

There are 23 beautiful thatched chalets which are an inspired mix of materials providing sophisticated comfort with a traditional African flair. Glass panelled front walls create a beautiful combination of warmth and light.


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The accommodation is set in spacious gardens with running streams, ponds and waterways, all nestled in the nature reserve. The restaurant at Phophonyane provides the most sumptuous meals, either on decking next to the pool or inside by a roaring log fire.

Walk along the self guided trails that meander through the reserve and immerse yourself in the flora and fauna of Phophonyane.

The 5 walk-in safari tents are built on private decks tucked into the natural forest above the river, over looking the waterfall and providing a memorable view. Each tent is fully furnished with its own private veranda feeling and unique views.