Shamwari Game Reserve
Sarili Lodge provides the perfect combination between a colonial and bush experience, and is located in the award winning Shamwari Game Reserve, a 25,000 hectare, malaria-free, private game reserve situated in the Eastern Cape of South Africa.
Shamwari is about conserving a vanishing way of life, and has received numerous international awards, including the World's Leading Conservation Company and Game Reserve. Steeped in Settler history, and dating back to the time when a multitude of game roamed wild and free, the reserve is home to the Big 5 as well as wild dog, cheetah, hyena, giraffe, hippo, zebra and numerous antelope species.
Shamwari prides itself on the knowledge and professionalism of their rangers, and guests will receive personal attention from their assigned ranger for the duration of their stay.
Game viewing is carried out morning and evening on game drives, when you are driven in your open vehicle over the rolling hills and valleys in search of the wildlife.
There is also the option to go on a guided bush walk with your ranger after breakfast.
Sarili Lodge has 5 en-suite rooms in total - 2 luxury rooms with a balcony, 2 that open out onto a patio, and a suite. All the rooms have air-conditioning and a private minibar, as well as tea and coffee making facilities.
There is a main viewing deck that overlooks the Bushmans River, and there is also a heated swimming pool with a shallow area for children. The main guest lounge area has a fire place and satellite television.
|Our standard rates for a Luxury Courtyard|
|1 August 2017 to 30 September 2017||GBP £ 314 US$ 411 ZAR 5,330 EUR 345||pps||Standard Rate||1+ nights|
|1 October 2017 to 14 December 2017||GBP £ 392 US$ 513 ZAR 6,660 EUR 431||pps||Standard Rate||1+ nights|
|15 December 2017 to 31 December 2017||GBP £ 434 US$ 569 ZAR 7,380 EUR 478||pps||Standard Rate||1+ nights|
|1 January 2018 to 28 February 2018||GBP £ 499 US$ 654 ZAR 8,485 EUR 549||pps||Standard Rate||1+ nights|
|1 March 2018 to 30 April 2018||GBP £ 441 US$ 578 ZAR 7,495 EUR 485||pps||Standard Rate||1+ nights|
|1 May 2018 to 31 August 2018||GBP £ 345 US$ 452 ZAR 5,865 EUR 380||pps||Standard Rate||1+ nights|
|1 September 2018 to 30 November 2018||GBP £ 451 US$ 590 ZAR 7,660 EUR 496||pps||Standard Rate||1+ nights|
|1 December 2018 to 14 December 2018||GBP £ 564 US$ 739 ZAR 9,595 EUR 621||pps||Standard Rate||1+ nights|
|15 December 2018 to 13 January 2019||GBP £ 564 US$ 739 ZAR 9,595 EUR 621||pps||Standard Rate||2+ nights|
|14 January 2019 to 14 January 2019||GBP £ 564 US$ 739 ZAR 9,595 EUR 621||pps||Standard Rate||1+ nights|
|15 January 2019 to 15 December 2019||GBP £ 0 US$ 0 ZAR 0 EUR 0||pps||Closed||1+ nights|
Prices are on a per person sharing basis (pps).Special offers for longer stays or when booked as part of a longer itinerary may apply - details on request.
All meals; high tea; shared game drives; guided walks; tea/coffee; water; and game drive beverages are included. All other beverages are excluded and can be settled upon departure.
Children of any age are welcome. Rates available on request. Children under 4 years of age are not allowed on game drives. Child minding facilities are available at an additional cost. Persons under the age of 16 years are not permitted on any walking safaris.::
Guest Rating: 5.0 / 5.0 based on 4 ratings
Excellent stay - good food, good service, very knowledgeable guide and lovely rooms and location. Highly recommended.
All facilities were excellent and the quality of the cuisine outstanding.
Sarili Lodge Location
Directions For Drivers
From Port Elizabeth: Follow the N2 towards Grahamstown. Take the turn-off towards Paterson on the R342 and travel 7 km up the gravel road. Enter at the 1st gate for Riverdene.
From Grahamstown: Travel along the N2 towards Port Elizabeth, and follow the directions as above.
Please note that you drive through the reserve to get to the lodge - do not get out of your car until you reach the lodge. You may see some wildlife on your way - if you do, slow down and maintain a good distance. Do not drive off-road in any circumstances.
General Information For Guests
All rooms have air conditioning, en-suite bathrooms with separate shower, underfloor heating, international dial telephone, private minibar, tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryer, electronic safe and fitted international adaptors.
The main area has a heated swimming pool with shallow area for children, deck overlooking the Bushmans river, lounge with fire place and satellite television, in and outdoor dining facilities and Wi-Fi connection.
Amex, Master, Visa and Diners are accepted.
There is Wi-Fi available.
Gratuities are not compulsory at Shamwari, however should you wish to leave a gratuity,andnbsp;these can be placed in the courtesy envelopes which are supplied in the rooms.
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