Awake to the sounds of the African bush veld as he sun makes its appearance on the horizon bringing with it the prospect of another perfect day. Eco friendly Pumba Private Game Reserve, a proud member of the Green Leaf Conservation Inititiative, is set in the malaria-free Eastern Cape and provides an intimate African safari experience never to be forgotten.
The reserve is home to Africa’s big five as well as rare white lion, hippo, hyena, cheetah, giraffes, various antelope and more than 300 bird species. Feel the heartbeat of nature as you explore the reserve in custom landrovers or on a guided walking safari’s.
Water Lodge, set amongst dense bushveld overlooking Lake Kariega, offers 12 stone walled, thatched chalets leading off into meandering timber footpaths. All chalets open onto private viewing decks with free standing tubs, outdoor showers, double basins and each room fitted with an earthenware fireplace.
8 of the 12 stone walled chalets are standard chalets at 144sqm with large comfortable king size beds that convert to twin beds as well. The dreamy bathrooms boast free standing deep baths, separate showers and heated towel rails and each room has a game viewing deck with plunge pool.
These superior chalets are spacious and individually decorated and include a lounge area resessed from the bedroom, ideal for curling up with a good book whilst listening to the calls of Africa.
This stylish 2 bedroom chalet has a lounge area separating the 2 bedrooms. Generous proportions with every attention to detail, crisp white embroidered linen and comfortable king sized bed make the main room a heavenly retreat. The second bedroom has its own private bathroom and shower area.
In-room amenities include:
- Mini-bar and hospitality trays, Air-conditioning and heating
- Fireplace, Ceiling Fan, Mosquito Net and Electronic Safe
- Direct-dial telephone with each cottage overlooking the small watering hole and flood plain
The Bush Lodge (Msenge Chalets)
With 11 luxurious , glass enclosed thatched chalets, each in its own private bush setting, it offers a flow of natural habitat and African Bushveld, allowing you to become one with nature. Private timber game-viewing decks overlooking a watering hole on a floodplain and stunning mountain views.
- Private Game viewing decks with plunge pool and outdoor shower
- En-suite bathroom with separate shower, twin vanities and heated towel rails
- Private dressing room, with bathrobes, slippers and hairdryer
- Bedrooms offer twin / king-size beds, with percale cotton linen, seating area and roman blinds