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Ekuthuleni Lodge (a place of peace) is set in open bushveld where the giraffe like to browse and are often seen. It has wonderful mountain views from each bedroom and living room building and has been designed to maximise the enjoyment of this special setting. The living area is an open plan kitchen, dining and lounge area opening onto a covered deck which faces east and is shady and cool in the afternoons. There is a walkway to the boma set under a spreading acacia tree where you can sit around the fire to chat with friends after a day in the bush. Each bedroom is in its own separate building and each has a deck facing the Lebombo Mountains. Each bathroom has an outdoor shower - but made private by a wooden fence enclosure. The equipped kitchen has a gas stove and fridge/freezer and a housekeeper comes in daily.
About the Owner
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All bedrooms can be made up as twin rooms, or king rooms.
The dedicated housekeeper comes in daily fro 7:30am to 3pm to wash up, make beds etc and generally assist.
Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Ekuthuleni Lodge is self catering and the rate includes accommodation for 4 people but the lodge sleeps up to 8, in four en suite bedrooms. A housekeeper who comes in daily to clean, make beds, wash up, etc. Please note special rates. Guests need to manage the generator for lights and fans. Cooking, fridge and hot water all powered by gas.
About the neighbourhood
Royal Jozini is a proclaimed Big 5 Game Reserve and forms part of the Lake Jozini Transfrontier Park. As this was the king's cattle ranch, original game is being re-introduced and is flourishing in this pristine bushveld. Giraffe, wildebeest, kudu, nyala, waterbuck, impala, duiker, bushbuck, steenbuck, warthog and jackal are regularly seen and there are some 450 bird species recorded in the area.
How to get there
From Johannesburg, take the N17 to Ermelo, and then the N2 to Pongola. After Pongola, take the left turn at the sign to GOLELA.
From Durban,. take the N2 to Richards Bay and continue towards Pongola. Just after Mkuze, take a right turn to GOLELA.
Cross the border into Swaziland and drive through the village of Lavumisa. Go straight at the traffic circle and then 9kms further, take a right turn into Royal Jozini. Take care at the level crossing as it is a much used train track.