About Pestana Kruger Lodge
The hotel is 65 km from the Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA) and a few hundred meters from Malelane Gate. The Malelane Gate is one of the most important access points to the Park. You are also just an hour away from Swaziland and two hours driving distance from Maputo (Mozambique), making this hotel in Kruger the perfect place to visit three countries in a single day! You can do game drives in the morning and be sitting on a beach just 140km away by lunch time! ( remember your passport! )
In addition the cosmopolitan city of Neslpruit is just 45 minutes away by car and offers a great variety of stores.
This area in the south of the Kruger National Park is ideal for leopard sightings owing to its mountainous terrain. Pestana Kruger Lodge is surrounded by marvelous gardens and offers a fantastic view of the Crocodile River, where hippos and several wildlife species can be seen.The Kruger National Park, has about 2.000 km of road and 6 rivers that cross the park’s savanna, sheltering a never ending number of animals of different species.
Here the tourists have an ideal opportunity to see the “Big Five” of Africa - Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Buffalo and Rhino.
Guests at Pestana Kruger Lodge enjoy many special facilities that include among other options, two outdoor pools, and a Spa that offers a range of exhilarating body treatments.
Pestana Kruger Lodge has a total of 74 rooms with views over the river and gardens, decorated with African motifs. They all have balconies, allowing the guests to admire the wildlife that passes by. Each room is equipped with air conditioning and satellite TV.
You have the Buhlebethu restaurant located within the Lodge and with a fantastic view of the Crocodile River. It offers an "A La Carte" menu of contemporary South African cuisine.
Pestana Kruger Lodge Acitvities
The Pestana Kruger Lodge is available to help organize a wide variety of tours according to your schedule and interest.
Refresh and rejuvenate body, mind and soul in a truly enchanting setting.
Treat yourself to indulgent beauty therapies, exhilarating bush massages and a steam or hydro bath that will leave you tingling all over.
Visit the Thulani Spa at Pestana Kruger Lodge - Because everyone should take time out (from time to time) to relax, unwind and recharge. Beautifully.
Guests are picked up from Pestana Kruger Lodge reception area or from their rooms for an unforgettable open vehicle safari into the Kruger Park, full day or half day (5 min from PKL).
Experience an exciting spotlight safari. Duration 3 hours drive (5 min from PKL).
The armed and experienced nature guide will introduce guests to a number of skills including tracking, plants, birds, animal behaviour as well as identification. Age limit - no children under 12 years. Duration 3 hours (15 min from PKL).
MALELANE GOLF CLUB
Guests keen on playing a round of golf are given the opportunity of visiting one of the most picturesque 9-hole
courses in the area.
A water stream meanders through the course where visitors can enjoy seeing a wide variety of bird life, indigenous flora and the many vervet monkeys that often make unexpected appearances.
A beautiful clubhouse with views of the Crocodile River also offers players a unique setting for relaxing, after a challenging game of golf.
Sports facilities are available including tennis, bowls, a gymnasium and squash.