Distinct thatched peaks that peep over the tree-line and flashes of burnt orange through lush Leadwood trees signal guests’ arrival at Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge, set on the banks of the Mluwati River in the heart of the Kruger National Park.
A celebration of African style, from its traditional rondawel rooms to the splashes of colorful designer fabrics and earthy tones defining its interiors, Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge exudes a hearty spirit of warmth and welcoming. Spend your afternoon lazing at the infinity pool, watching a parade of wildlife visit to waterhole to quench their thirst – from the majestic elephant herds, to select members of the cat family such as lion, cheetah and leopard.
Guests are accommodated in six circular air conditioned suites modeled on Tsonga “rondawels” with traditional brightly earth-colored walls, tapered thatched roofs and folding glass doors that allows one to fully experience the wilderness. Tsonga tradition runs throughout these comfortable suites; the warm glow of brightly colored walls, traditional ornaments and little embellishments on lamps, door handles and mirrors bringing this local culture to life.
Relax on your private deck looking out on to the bush, take a long, leisurely shower in the open air or melt in to your comfortable king-size bed for an afternoon siesta. It’s your relaxing, informal bush experience on your terms.
Room facilities and amenities include an in-room safe, hairdryer, large stone bath, outdoor shower, bathroom amenities, insect repellent, umbrellas, air conditioning, and tea and coffee making facilities.
Homemade baked goods, light salads and local specialties such as beetroot salad and ostrich steak are served in relaxed surroundings; the sounds of the bush providing all the accompaniment you need for a memorable dining experience. Enjoy a hearty buffet breakfast with a variety of fruits, nuts, yogurts, breads, pastries and cheese or opt for a full English breakfast with bacon, sausage and eggs; freshly squeezed orange juice and strong coffee at the ready after your morning safari.
Lunch is a light, informal affair with a buffet laden with tasty salads and meats. Followed not long after by High Tea with tea or coffee to wash down a delicious selection of cakes and pastries baked freshly at the lodge.
After a rewarding evening’s safari, warm yourself around Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge’s open-air fire and enjoy a magical three-course dinner under the stars. Good wine and good conversation flow while you listen to the enchanting sounds of the surrounding bush coming alive at night.
Experience a morning and evening safari during your stay at Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge. Witness the excitement of the first rains; the terrapins playing in river pools, the call of the Pied Kingfisher and steady chirping of tree frogs. Savor the rich smells of the bush, hear the shrill calls of the Magpie shrike and see the wind blowing through the feather grass dotting the savannah plains. A Hoyo Hoyo safari will reveal new scents, curious sounds and the beauty of an extraordinary African landscape to delight your senses.
Savor a tasty African dining experience, treat yourself to a lengthy afternoon siesta or indulge in a soothing massage to revive body and mind. Get up close and personal with first-class hospitality at Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge, guaranteeing a memorable African bush experience.