Overview

  • Luxury Spacious Suites & Villa
  • Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve
  • Exceptional Big Five Viewing
  • Highly popular and excellently rated

As winner of the Best Safari Lodge for 2017 in the World Luxury Hotel Awards, Chitwa Chitwa is undoubtedly a magnificent haven of luxury hidden in the untamed African wild.  Built around the largest lake in the Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve, Chitwa Chitwa offers 24/7 game viewing opportunities without even having to leave the lodge. Groups of animals drawing to the water’s edge are visible from the main lounge, dining areas and private deck retreats.

Chitwa Chitwa seems effortlessly integrated into the African bush with its large wooden sunset deck shaded by old Knobthorn trees, spacious viewing areas strewn with comfy daybeds and a rim-flow swimming pool.  Luxury and environmental harmony are delicately interwoven with a fusion of African chic and contemporary European design and decor.

With a library, gym and spa available to guests, Chitwa Chitwa tops the charts on best luxury African safari vacations.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Located at Sabi Sands Game Reserve;
  • Luxury suites with private deck;
  • In-house masseuse;
  • Ideal for weddings and honeymoons;
  • Special activities for children;
  • Morning and evening game drives.

INCLUDED IN THE RATES

The all­-inclusive rate per person per night includes:

  • All meals
  • Two Game drives per day
  • Walking safaris
  • Tea & coffee
  • Soft drinks
  • Bottled water
  • Laundry service
  • Transfers to and from Chitwa airstrip

Facilities

General

  • Lounge
  • Dining room
  • Swimming pool
  • Traditional boma
  • Spa
  • Gym
  • Viewing deck
  • Internet access
  • Boutique
  • Library
  • Wine Cellar

Rooms

Luxury Suites

Available: 7 suites Unit Sleeps: 2 adults
  • CHECK-IN: 2:00 PM
  • CHECK-OUT: 11:00 AM

Chitwa Chitwa’s seven luxury suites have been meticulously crafted for your comfort without compromising luxury.  The spacious, individually decorated suites, range between 130 to 180 square metres with a bath-tub, indoor and outdoor shower, and fireplace.  Yet, what makes them extraordinary is each suites lake-view deck and own private plunge pool from which a wealth of wildlife can be viewed.

Luxury Suites can accommodate up to 2 extra beds for children under the age of 12 yrs.

The Charlsy Luxury Suite consists of two inter-leading en-suite rooms joined by a living area making it the ideal solution for sharing families.

Chitwa Chitwa Game Lodge 

Suite features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Fan
  • Minibar
  • Coffee and tea making facilities
  • Viewing deck
  • En-suite Bath
  • Indoor and outdoor shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Lounge Areas
  • Fireplace
  • Elegant decor

Chitwa House (Villa)

Available: 1 villa Unit Sleeps: 4 adults
  • CHECK-IN: 2:00 PM
  • CHECK-OUT: 11:00 AM

Indulge in your own exclusive piece of Africa at the Chitwa House where you can enjoy a bush experience tailored to your every whim with the assistance of a dedicated house butler, personal chef and private ranger.

Chitwa House consists of two en-suite rooms with private decks and outdoor showers. The common areas include a spacious lounge and dining area and a lake-view deck with swimming pool. Big 5 game drives are tailored in your own private safari vehicle with a guide and a tracker.

Chitwa Chitwa Game Lodge 

Suite features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Mini bar
  • Indoor / Outdoor Shower
  • En-suite
  • Hairdryers
  • Laundry service
  • Lounge Areas
  • Plunge pool
  • Private viewing deck
  • Private safari vehicle
  • Fireplace

Activities

Chitwa Chitwa offers early morning and late afternoon game drives as well as luxury walking safaris with expert guides and trackers.  Known for excellent Big 5 viewings and a variety of over 300 bird species, the location is any photographers dream. Not sure you have the best equipment to capture the true essence of the African wild up close?  Chitwa Chitwa is one step ahead, allowing guests to hire camera equipment affording each guest the opportunity to take amazing action shots and close-ups of wild wonders.

Lazy afternoons can be spent lounging at the pool, in the library or at the spa where massages, wraps, masks, exfoliations and a variety of other treatments are offered.

Dining at Chitwa Chitwa is as much a culinary celebration as it is a social affair.  Adding a unique touch to your meal is the chance to investigate the noteworthy underground wine cellar built around the natural granite rock floor.

Every exciting day in the bushveld ends perfectly with an evening under a sky of glimmering stars, and cosy crackles of warm fires.

  • Luxury walking Safari
  • Game drives
  • Village tours
  • Spa Treatment
  • Photographic Safaris
  • Special occasions

Rates

Low Season

DatesRoom TypeBoard BasisRate
01 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018Luxury SuitesPer person sharing per night From $809
Chitwa House (villa)Per unit per night From $4743

High Season

DatesRoom TypeBoard BasisRate
01 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018Luxury SuitesPer person sharing per night From $809
Chitwa House (villa)Per unit per night From $4743

INCLUDED IN THE RATES

The all­-inclusive rate per person per night includes:

  • All meals
  • Two Game drives per day
  • Walking safaris
  • Tea & coffee
  • Soft drinks
  • Bottled water
  • Laundry service
  • Transfers to and from Chitwa airstrip

Reviews

Based on 511

Kruger National Park

“Loved It”

We were a family of four and stayed in the Charlsy Suite which has two huge bedrooms joined by a lounge, The whole room and bathrooms open onto an amazing deck with (cold) plunge pool overlooking the lake. The wildlife from Hippo to Elephant to Zebra that come down to the water is stunning. We woke one morning to the momentarily alarming, but stunning experience of a leopard sitting on our deck. The food, staff and whole ambience of the place was amazing. Far too much food, which we are paying for in the gym now ! The game drives were incredible from lion to leopard, rhino, giraffe, zebra, buffalo and even wild dogs. I did not expect our teenage children to be jumping out of bed at 5.30am, but they did. There was no shortage of amazing experiences interspersed with bush walks in the day and astronomy at night. Very comfortable with security and safety a primary concern. Expertly done. Would thoroughly recommend. An incredibly special trip.

~ mustbefivestar ~ London
Kruger National Park

“Magnificent, Spectacular, Incredible!”

I’m not sure I know enough superlatives to adequately describe Chitwa Chitwa, the team, the setting, surroundings and experience. It was over the top on every single level. If you are contemplating safari you MUST do it and you MUST stay at Chitwa Chitwa. This place in over the moon. The entire team that catered to us ( 6 in our party) was outstanding. The service they provided was impeccable. Truly flawless! You name it they provided it with grace, kindness, patience and sweet humor.
Our ranger guide and tracker, Harley & Moses, were seasoned, knowledgeable, perceptive to our safari ‘wish list’, flexible, patient, and dedicated to us. They were passionate about the land, animals, Chitwa Chitwa and their service to us.
The suites / accommodations were beautifully appointed and well taken care of.
The food prepared by Oscar, Lucas and their teams was 5 star yummy. I mean every single morsel was scrumptious!
KUDOS to the Chitwa Chitwa Team. You created my trip of a lifetime.

~ Catharine G ~ Atlanta, Georgia
Kruger National Park

“Luxuray Private Safari”

I truly enjoyed my time at Chitwa Chitwa the people where incredible you truly felt apart of the people and got to know the ones catering to you on your safari. which made it very cool they paid very close attention to detail and without saying anything they would change something that I would have probably called and asked for. not one bad thing I could say. I was truly impressed with the management and how on hands they where I really liked that. this is a true Private reserve and the Best in south Africa. Thanks too the Chitwa Family

~ Michael B ~ South Florida, Florida
Kruger National Park

“Wonderful!”

Sadly we only stayed for one night. We were overwhelmed by the standard of the accommodation, food, and location overlooking the waterhole. The evening game drive was under par compared with other lodges, but the setup and presentation of sundowners on the drive was outstanding!
It was a great privilege to observe the wildlife at closer proximity, whilst at the lodge, than we have experienced elsewhere in Sabi Sands.
A great place to stay. Highly recommended!

~ Greg_Lindsay ~ London, United Kingdom

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