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Sweeping views across a tranquil lake create a sentiment of feel-good as soon as you arrive at 5-star Kapama Lodge. Rambling natural growth at the water’s edge contrasts with tended gardens and lawns nibbled by wandering nyala antelope. Thatched viewing decks overlooking the water ensure instant relaxation here at Kapama Lodge.
Set along stone pathways among leopard orchids, aloes, and fever trees are Kapama Lodge’s twenty thatched chalets. The two honeymoon suites at the water’s edge offer a few extras, but all bedrooms have the ability to make you gasp as you walk in.
When the African sun rises to full strength after a morning of Big 5 game driving, it is time to jump into the Kapama Lodge swimming pool or sit on the tea deck with an ice-cold drink. Cocktails are served here on balmy evenings, while winter evenings are best spent in the library lounge around the log fire.
A team of chefs create an array of fine food served in Kapama Lodge main dining room, or in the traditional circular outdoor boma lit by lanterns, or at a secluded bush venue under a starry African sky.
The décor of the twenty suites at Kapama Lodge are as eclectic as nature itself with colours and shapes mirroring the natural world; whole log door frames, twisted stem lamps, coir mats and curling metal-framed furniture.
Luxurious twin or king size beds are a vision of white with crisp linens and pleats of mosquito netting falling into a four-poster effect.Rooms offer all the amenities associated with a quality establishment; minibar, air conditioner, tea and coffee station, electronic safe, telephone, gowns, and luggage rack and 24 hour duty staff.
Rates Include:Accommodation, three meals per day, all teas and coffees, two daily game drives including one night drive, bush walks (on request), return road transfers between your camp and Eastgate Airport Rates Exclude:Telephone calls, shop purchases, personal bar account & Mini-Bar, clay pigeon shooting, elephant back safari experience, fishing and any other charges incurred, visit to Hoedpsruit endangered Species Centre.
Elephant back safari: This is exclusive to Kapama guests and offers a truly unforgettable wildlife experience. There are 12 fully trained elephants, which were relocated from Zimbabwe where their safety was in jeopardy. Guests are seated on comfortable canvass-covered saddles positioned behind an experienced elephant handler.
Game Drives and Bush Walks: Two game drives per day and an optional bush walk are included in the safari package price.
Kapama Body & Skin Treatments: 17-metre lap pool, gym, steam room and four luxurious treatment rooms. For now a full range of Matisse body and skin treatments are offered.
Children's Policy: Children are welcome at Kapama Lodge but no child under the age of 6 are allowed on game drives.