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Louise

Member since: 2008
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Speaks English, Afrikaans

Luxury 4 star African Accommodation bordering Kruger National Park- Khaya Umdani - Khaya Romantica

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday villa in South Africa - Khaya Umdani Kruger

5 luxury en suite bedrooms, lovely swimming pool, bush atmosphere next to Kruger

Khaya Umdani Kruger is a 4 star graded lodge within Marloth Park Conservancy bordering Kruger National Park.

The lodge can accommodate up to 10 guests in 5 beautiful appointed en suite bedrooms, each individually air conditioned. One of these rooms are a luxury honeymoon suite, with a lounge area and spa bath overlooking the bush and animals.

Khaya Umdani is always rented out as a unit, so if you are just two people or 10, you get the lodge for your own private use.

There are a fully equipped kitchen, dining area, TV lounge with DSTV, outside veranda overlooking the swimming pool and your own water hole for the animals. Animals roam free and frequent visits from warthog, giraffe, zebra, impala, blue wildebeest etc. are common.

An outside fire place (lapa), 4 burner cadac gas braai and weber are available if you prefer outside cooking.

The lodge is serviced daily, good quality linen, towels and swimming towels are provided for.

Destinations and activities: Khaya Umdani is within reach of Maputo. The distance from here to the Mozambique border is about 20km and from there to Maputo, with its splendid tropical beaches and fabulous seafood restaurants, it is a mere 70kilometers.

It is also just 60 kilometers from the Swaziland border. The Swazi kingdom offer a true African ambiance with western tourist facilities.

Golf courses in the area includes the world class Leopard Creek and about 3 more.

The distance by road from Johannesburg is about 400kilometers and it takes 40 minutes by air. Daily flights between Kruger International and Johannesburg are available from SAA.

Kruger Activities :: ACTIVITIES :

KRUGER NATIONAL PARK – Half day Safaris (6 hours)

- 0n our open Game Drive vehicles

- Experienced qualified Guide

- Includes all Entrance Fees + Breakfast R700-00 pp

KRUGER NATIONAL PARK – Full day Safaris (12 hours)

- On our open Game Drive Vehicles

- Experienced qualified Guides

- Includes all Entrance Fees + Breakfast R950-00 pp

KRUGER NIGHT DRIVES – (3 hours)

- In the Kruger with Kruger Park Guides

- Includes all Entrance Fees R650-00 pp

KRUGER MORNING WALKS – (3 to 4 hours)

- With armed Kruger Park Guides

- Includes all Entrance Fees + Snacks R520-00 pp

Other activities available :

Chimpanzee Eden

Panorama Route

Elephant Back Safari

Maputo Day Trips

Swazi Cultural Experi

Speciality Activity: This is one of our most popular activities :

NIGHT DRIVE IN KRUGER WITH A BUSH BRAAI

*Pick up at Khaya Umdani around 16h15

*Leave for Malelane Gate or Crocodile Bridge Gate

*Pick up at Malelane Gate in open game driving vehicle 17h00

*1 hour game drive in Kruger

*Arrive at picnic site inside Kruger - no fences

*Boma atmosphere with armed guides keeping a watchful eye

*Buffet style braai under the stars

*Drop off at lodge between 21h00 - 22h00

*A cash bar is available or you are welcome to take your own drinks

R650 per person for an unforgettable night in the African wilderness

Highly Recommended !

More Details

Details for holiday villa Khaya Romantica, 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 3 Bathrooms

Khaya Romantica has 3 huge en suite bedrooms with king size or 2 single beds. You decide what is the most comfortable option for your needs. The bathrooms each have a shower, bath, toilet and basin. 2 of the rooms are air conditioned for your comfort, the other one has a fan. A fully equipped kitchen and dining room/lounge area opens on to the veranda with beautiful views over the much enjoyed swimming pool. Especially during the hot African summers. A TV lounge with DSTV and DVD player are also available. This opens up to the lovely balcony upstairs with awesome views over the bush and Kruger in the distance. Two sleeper coaches are available for outdoor sleeping on the balcony for the more adventures. A lapa with it's own toilet and shower for making fire and preparing food outside is the perfect setting to appreciate the call of the hyena and the roar of the lions in the evening. Good quality linen and towels are provided for. The lodge is serviced daily.
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Louise (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Call Owner
Speaks English, Afrikaans

Reviews

1 holidaymaker review

Khaya Romantica
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
5

Brilliant. Great place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay. Animals from zebras, warthogs, kudus to giant stick insects in your back garden and only a 10 minute drive to Kruger Park. The house itself is spacious and cosy. The owner, Louise is fantastic and will make sure your stay is comfortable. We had a brilliant and memorable time. I would definitely recommend staying here.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 21, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. It was such a pleasure having you. Sorry about the hig ups with the Wife. Glad. We got that sorted! Looking forward to welcome you back!
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Location

Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Kruger Mpumalanga international airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Die Watergat
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
World famous Leopard Creek Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
N4
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Phumula Restaurant
Nearest Beach
90 Kilometres
Maputo
Car: recommended

Marloth Park is a wildlife conservation area about 7km in diameter, bordering Kruger National Park along the Crocodile River to the North. Lionspruit Nature Reserve lies to the South and is practically in Marloth Park.

Within Marloth Park, the absence of fences allows animals within the park to walk freely among the few houses. Animals within the park include kudu, giraffes, zebras, warthogs, hundreds of bird species, wildebeest, many different gazelle, a few smaller predators and reptiles, and many more. Although many of the species have become quite accustomed to humans, coming very close to the houses at times, they remain wild animals, and should always be treated with the necessary respect and caution.

Besides the wildlife and accommodation, Marloth Park has two general dealers, a fuel station, an ATM, and even a bottle store for the thirsty!

Other Activities: Game viewing, Elephant back safari, Guided game walks, Hot air ballooning

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Mpumalanga - Kruger National Park, South Africa

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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2 night minimum stay
£219
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Additional pricing information

Please take note that this is just an indication of the rate per day and is based on 6 guest.
The minimum rate for the lodge per day = R2000.

Please take note that the rates include :

*All linen, towels and amenities on arrival
*Coffee, tea, sugar and spices
*Basic stuff like toilet paper, dish washing liquid, kitchen towels, etc
*Ice on arrival and mineral water on tap
*Firewood for the braai

A 50 % deposit is needed to secure the booking. The remainder is due 14 days before the arrival date.
You can either pay by doing a bank transfer or by credit card. We make use of a secure system called Nightsbridge for all credit card payments. Please take note a 4.5 % credit card fee is applicable.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for Khaya Romanticain South Africa in Africa

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 240 m²
Location Type:
  • resort
  • rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Thermos Flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Grill
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , En suite and air conditioned
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , En suite and air conditioned
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , En suite and air conditioned
  • All 3 the bedrooms are en suite (full bathroom with bath, shower, toilet and basin) 2 of them are air conditioned All of them have king size beds, but you can order 2 twin beds per room as well. All linen are white percale and towels are 100 % cotton 2 bedrooms are down stairs and one bedroom is up stairs
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • veranda
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Housekeeper
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • caving
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Khaya Romantica is set within Marloth Park Conservancy bordering Kruger National Park. Here animals still roam free amongst the houses and there are no fences. Just 15km to Crocodile Bridge Gate and 25km from Malelane Gate, makes this the perfect setting from where to explore Kruger, Mozambique and Swaziland from. Mpumalanga/Kruger International Airport is only 90km away. The beautiful beaches of Maputo are also within 100km's drive from the Khaya. The weather all year round is very nice and it can get very hot in the summer months. (November - March) This is a summer rainfall area. Winters are dry with temperatures between 17 and 25 degrees Celsius.

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