Das Hotel allgemein
Buhala Lodge is an enchanting five star colonial style thatch roof lodge, situated on the Southern banks of the Crocodile River. The ample outdoor veranda space, provides all guests an opportunity to relax and dine outside while admiring gorgeous views of the Kruger National Park, and all the wild life splendour it has to offer. Members of the Big 5 are frequent visitors to our property along with hippo, crocodile and many antelope species
Our seventeen bedrooms are divided into four room types namely the Standard rooms, Kruger Park River rooms, Kruger Park Balcony rooms and the Elephant Garden suites. All our rooms are beautifully furnished with en-suite bathrooms and free standing showers.
The lodge is a family owned and run business which focuses on guest comfort and relaxation paired with all the luxury you would expect.
A fully licenced restaurant and bar is situated at the main building. Buhala Lodge is well known for fine cuisine and our exceptional wine list showcasing only the finest South African wines. Meals are served either al fresco on our veranda, or in our gracious dining room and the whole ambiance is one of casual elegance.
Our guests have the rare opportunity to play golf at the exclusive Leopard Creek Country Club. The golf course, usually reserved for members only, offers players a wildlife experience while challenging their golfing skills on South Africa’s number one golf course.
Safari’s into the Kruger National Park are arranged and done by our very experienced guide. Early morning walks and even night drives can also be arranged as well as any and all transfers that might be needed.
Our open deck bush spa with sweeping views over the Kruger National Park and the Crocodile River, provide a selection of treatments for those who wish to relax after a long day.
Die Lage des Hotels
Buhala Lodge is situated on the southern banks of the Crocodile River overlooking the Kruger National Park. The lodge is situated a mere 10 minutes drive from the Malelane Gate to the Kruger National Park. Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport is one hour's drive from us and we are situated about one hour's drive from both Mozambique and Swaziland border.
Zimmer / Unterbringung im Hotel
Buhala Lodge offers five star accommodation in four different rooms types. The room types are labelled Standard rooms, Kruger Park River rooms, Kruger Park Balcony rooms and Elephant Garden suites. Each room is large and beautifully furnished. The rooms are all en-suite with free standing showers and are fully air-conditioned. Complimentary toiletries are available in the rooms as well as tea and coffee making facilities. The Standard rooms have views over the gardens and mountains and the Kruger Park River rooms, Kruger Park Balcony rooms and Elephant Garden suites, all have views over the Kruger National Park and the Crocodile River. The Kruger Park River rooms each have large sliding glass doors which open up the room and the Kruger Park Balcony rooms each have a private balcony from where the view may be enjoyed. The Elephant Garden suites each have a private outdoor sitting area and the two suites also share a beautiful little splash pool.
Gastronomie im Hotel
A delicious breakfast is served every morning. The breakfast consist of a cold breakfast made up of deliciously fresh fruit, creamy yogurt and a selection of cereals, with tea or coffee and freshly squeezed orange juice. Following this cold breakfast is a cooked to order English breakfast made up of whatever you feel like from the menu, or even a special Buhala Benedict or an Italian Frittata.
A three course set menu is offered every evening. The menu offers two options for both starter and main course from which guests can choose. The menu changes daily so we request that all dietary requirements be sent to us before guests arrival.
An a la carte menu is available for light lunches.
Sport und Unterhaltung
Buhala Lodge is about 15 minutes drive from the famed Leopard Creek Country Club. The golf course, usually reserved for members only, welcome our guests for play during the week. Please arrange with our reception office for golf.
Kambaku Golf Course in Komatipoort is also a wonderful golf course that all our guests really enjoy. Malelane Golf Club, as well as Skukuza Golf Club, White River Country Club and Matumi Golf Estate in Nelspruit.
Sonstige Einrichtungen und Services
Buhala Lodge offers five star service from friendly, happy staff.