Kwandwe Private Game Reserve

Afrique Du Sud / Grahamstown / Eastern Cape

Overlooking the great fish river, the lodge is master fully contoured to blend with the magnificient landscape. The decor is african inspired with earthtoned fabrics, indigenous timber and early settler antiques and artifacts. Each suites has a private deck with sala overlooking the great fish river. Pan african cuisine can be served on your private river deck or enjoyed under a canopy of stars in our firelit boma, open air dining areas kwandwe means place of the blue crane in xhosa and is home to a population of these majestic endangered birds. Uplands homestead this gracious villa offers an alternate experience at kwandwe private game reserve. Ideal for the sole use of a group or family of up to six people it is a sensitively restored 1905 farmhouse featuring three spacious bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms, private balconies, swimming pool and sole use safari vehicle. Kwandwe ecca lodge innovative, stylish and intimate. Emblazoned with giant warhol likeprints, retro light fittings, and shades of olive, rust and burnt orange it is witty welcoming and skillfully appointed. situated on rolling slopes overlooking a beautiful spekroom, acacia and aloe studded valley with a back drop of steep shale cliffs, the views are breathtaking, particularly when the spekboom trees are in bloom. Six suites of inventive architecture feature walls of wood panelling interpersed with mesh-covered stone gabion and pagoda style corrugated iron roofs. The suites are extremely spacious with generously proportioned living rooms, bedrooms and bathrooms. Glass doors slide back, leaving gauze doors to admit the cool inviting breezes and fragrances of the bushveld. Wrap around wooden decks lead out from the sitting rooms and bedrooms to private plunge pools and outdoor showers. Highlits of the guest area are the open interactive kitchen.