Caracal Lodge self catering chalets in Mpumalanga

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Mpumalanga, South Africa

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  • 7 bedrooms
  • Communal pool

Self catering luxury accommodation in Mpumalanga, situated in the beautiful valley of Houtboshoek only 48 KM from Nelspruit and only 100 KM’s from the Kruger National Park. Caracal lodge is surrounded by 365 degree views of beautiful grassy mountains, home to the Mountain Reedbuck and Grey Rhebuck, Oribi and Bushbuck which occur naturally in the area. 300 Ha of unspoiled nature completely game fenced and home to the various species of game that have been introduced, including Impala, Livingstone Eland, Zebra, Waterbuck, Nyala, Kudu, Blue Wildebeest and Giraffe.

The shy Red duiker is often seen furtively feeding off the lawns of our 2 Luxury bush lodges. Take a hike or 4×4 drive around the Ranch and you can enjoy the breathtaking views of our beautiful valley and view game at the same time. A babbling brook with crystal clear mountain water feeds our spectacular waterfall where you can enjoy a picnic or sun downer’s under the shade of the forest that surrounds it. Caracal lodge has various options of luxury accommodation each with its own special features aimed at lovers of nature and wildlife.

Take a hike or 4×4 drive around the ranch and enjoy the breathtaking views of the beautiful valley and view game at the same time. A babbling brook with crystal clear mountain water feeds the spectacular waterfall where you can enjoy a picnic, sundowner or a splash under the shade of the forest that surrounds it.

Main House
Home to Karen and Donald, owners of Caracal Lodge. By special arrangement this lodge can be rented for larger groups. The lodge consists of 4 bedrooms all with their own bathrooms. The large kitchen is open plan to the spacious lounge and dining room leading onto the cool patio which in turn leads onto a 130 square meter deck overlooking the pool area.
Rates

Kudu Cottage R450.00 pps
Nyala Cottage R450.00 pps
Figtree Lodge R400.00 pps
Magtree Lodge R400.00 pps

Children up to 5 yrs old free
Children 6yrs up to 13 yrs 1/2 price
Weekend minimum 2 night stay
Special rates for groups can be arranged if all 4 cottages are taken

Kudu Cottage
This luxury cottage is close to the main lodge and is home away from home.
R450.00 pps

• Bedroom 1 has a double bed
• Bedroom 2 has twin ¾ beds
• Lounge
• Open plan fully equipped kitchen (Gas stove, Microwave, Fridge)
• Bathroom
• Outside shower
• Patio
• Braai boma
• Electricity

Kudu cottage has its own private Stone Boma for braai’s and open air cooking. Kudu and Nyala cottage are mirror images of each other and ideal for four couples travelling together.

Nyala Cottage
Nyala has 2 bedrooms and overlooks the immaculately maintained gardens and dam.
R450.00 pps

• Bedroom 1 has a double bed
• Bedroom 2 has twin ¾ beds
• Lounge
• Open plan fully equipped kitchen (Gas stove, Microwave, Fridge)
• Bathroom
• Outside shower
• Patio
• Braai boma
• Electricity

Nyala cottage has its own private Stone Boma for braai’s and open air cooking. Nyala and Kudu cottage are mirror images of each other and ideal for four couples travelling together.

Magtree Lodge
A luxury thatch Rondavel built on an old ruin under a huge wild Fig tree providing shade in the heat of summer. A perfect place to relax and enjoy a book or a braai in the stone boma. Magtree lodge is in the bush and has a magic of its own. Accommodates one couple but also has a daybed.
R400.00 pps

• Open plan double Bedroom with daybed
• Kitchen with all utensils
• Gas stove
• Shower toilet
• Braai area
• Gas geyser
• Lamp light

Magtree is only a 5 minute walk from our beautiful waterfall and beautiful luscious picnic spot.

Figtree Lodge
Luxury thatch accommodation in the bush built with nature lovers or just lovers in mind. Fig Tree Lodge gets its name from the huge strangling fig tree that has covered an old ruin which gives the lodge amazing character. The lodge accommodates one couple only.
R400.00 pps

• Open plan double bedroom
• Full Bathroom
• Outside shower
• Dining area
• Kitchen with gas stove and all utensils
• Veranda
• Hot water via gas geyser
• Braai area

Fig tree lodge is lit by lamp light which gives a romantic atmosphere to this beautiful spot. Wake up to animals on your lawn and the beautiful view of Red Rock cliff while lying in your bed.

Stone Circle Cottage
Stone Circle is a new 50 sq meter cottage in the bush. Its name comes from the ancient stone circle that surrounds it. Stone Circle is private, romantic and peaceful.
R450.00 pps

• Kitchen
• Full Bathroom
• Outside shower
• Dining area
• Kitchen with gas stove and gas fridge/freezer
• Lounge
• Hot water via gas geyser
• Braai area
• Fireplace

The cottage is lit by LED Lighting and romantic lamps. There are 2 x ¾ beds which can be pushed together to form a kingsize double.

River View Lodge
River View lodge is beautiful 4 bedroom house overlooking the Pulele river. The house has 2 bathrooms, kitchen, lounge with a TV and a huge deck looking on to the gardens and river. This lodge is ideal for large goups of up to 10 people sharing. There is a beautiful braai area across the river in the bush. The gardens are large and ideal for the kids. The lodge has beautiful views which surround it.
R400.00 pps

• 4 bedrooms
• 2 Bathrooms
• River
• Lounge with a TV
• Kitchen
• Front Deck
• Hot water via gas geyser
• Braai area

Although River View is not on the property of Caracal Lodge guests will by arrangement enjoy the hikes and game drives on Caracal property which is next door. We also offer game drives at R100 per person where at the same time you will have a real 4 x 4 experience enjoying our magnificent views. We have marked hikes and 2 waterfalls. If you are adventurous you can visit our caves which are situated in a beautiful gorge next to one of our waterfalls. Our dam is stocked with Bass and Kurper which can be caught on a catch and release basis. We are close to Kaapsehoop which is a quaint village famous for their wild horses. We are also close to the Sudwala caves and the Panorama drive is a lovely days outing on a clear day ( Sabie,Pigrims Rest ,Graskop, God’s window, Blyde River Canyon ).

Get to touch and scratch Gerrie our friendly giraffe. We look forward to hearing from you.

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  1. Vicky jowitt

    Awesome, miss Gerry the Giraffe and being the magnet for all forms of wildlife.
    First class, like my friends

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