Sarili Lodge - Shamwari Game Reserve

Accommodation in Shamwari Private Game Reserve


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Sarili Lodge

Contemporary African Luxury.

Named after a supreme Xhosa Chief, who reigned in the late 1800s. Sarili has five contemporary rooms perched above the historical Bushman's River.

This private oasis is the perfect balance of colonial and bush experience for families, groups and friends.

Shamwari Game Reserve
Pride of the Eastern Cape Situated a mere 75km from Port Elizabeth towards Grahamstown, in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Shamwari Game Reserve is the award-winning pinnacle of private game reserves in Southern Africa, covering over 25 000 hectares of prime natural terrain.

This malaria free landscape offers magnificent encounters with free roaming wildlife including the coveted Big 5 and is one of the largest private conservation initiatives in Southern Africa.

The variety of 5 star lodges offer signature experiences as each lodge is designed in harmony with its natural environment.

Conserving a vanishing way of life

Room Description at :

Room Configuration
All rooms can accommodate a maximum of 2 persons.
• 2 Luxury Rooms with patio, facing the courtyard garden and inter-leading via a passage
• 2 Suites with balconies overlooking the river
• 1 Suite with tv, sleeper couch and balcony overlooking the river

Room Features
• Air conditioning
• Under floor heating
• International dial telephone
• Private minibar
• Tea and coffee making facilities
•Hairdryer
• En-suite bathroom with separate shower
• Electronic safe
• Fitted international adaptors
• TV with selected satellite channels

 

Inclusions / Exclusions

- All rates are quoted and invoiced in South African Rand (ZAR) on “per person per night” basis.

· Adults travelling:
o Adult rates apply to persons (12 years and older) sharing one room or suite. Persons 12 years and older are considered adults and will therefore require their own room/suite at the applicable rates.
o Single rates are only applicable when one adult is staying by him/herself in one room/suite. Not applicable when an adult is sharing with a child/children. o Note that all rooms can sleep a maximum of two adults.
o Above mentioned rates are inclusive of breakfast, lunch, dinner, high tea, game drives, guided walks, tea, coffee, water, game drive beverages, tourism levy and 14% Vat (all other beverages are excluded and can be settled upon departure).
o Persons under the age of 16 years are not permitted on any walking safaris.

· Children travelling:
o Applicable to Riverdene Family Lodge and Sarili Family Lodge only.
o Child rates are applicable to children from 4 years up to and including 11 years; irrespective of whether children are sharing with adults or staying in their own room (single or sharing). 0 to 3 year olds are accommodated at no additional cost.
o Above mentioned rates are inclusive of the “Kids on Safari” program, breakfast, lunch, dinner, high tea, game drives, tea, coffee, water, game drive beverages, tourism levy and 14% Vat (all other beverages are excluded and can be settled upon departure).
o Persons under the age of 16 years are not permitted on any walking safaris.

 

Extra information

Lodge Facilities
• Deck overlooking the Bushmans River
• Solo heated swimming pool with shallow area for children
• Lounge with fire place and satellite television
• In and outdoor dining facilities
• Business desk
• Wi-fi connection available throughout the lodge and in all rooms

Guest Activities

Game Drives
Interactive game drives, lasting up to 3 hours, take place in the tranquil moods of sunrise and sunset. You are guided by your game ranger in an open game viewing vehicle and you are asked to share any particular interests with your ranger who will try to incorporate these into your game drive. On game drives guests will enjoy a sundowner drink at sunset and coffee/tea at sunrise. No persons under the age of 4 years are permitted to join game drives.

Guided Game Walks
Qualified walking guides provide the opportunity for guests to experience the excitement of approaching species on foot. No persons under the age of 16 years are permitted to join the game walks. Kindly ensure to request this activity at the time of booking accommodation as game walks are subject to the availability of qualified guides.

Guided Nature Walks
Qualified walking guides provide the opportunity for guests to experience the excitement of tracking, bird, insect, plant and animal dropping identification. No persons under the age of 16 years are permitted to join the nature walks. Kindly ensure to request this activity at the time of booking accommodation as nature walks are subject to the availability of qualified guides.

Relaxation Retreats
Various treatments can be enjoyed at our Relaxation Retreats which are situated at Eagles Crag, Bayethe Lodge and Long Lee Manor. Treatments can be booked prior to arrival with reservations. Kindly visit our website for the latest list of treatments available.

Animal Rehabilitation Centre / Animal Hospital
The Shamwari rehabilitation centre is amongst the best in Southern Africa and is fully registered to provide veterinary care to young, abandoned, orphaned or injured animals. On arrival you will be met by a member of this caring team who will show you the facilities and explain what it is that they do. During the recovery phase; “patients” are kept in custom built bomas. Provided there are patients in care, an opportunity to meet them should arise during your visit. The animal rehabilitation centre operates on donations only; therefore no entrance fee is requested, but a monetary donation will be much appreciated.