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Tintswalo Safari Lodge | Kruger Park

In the native Shangaan language, Tintswalo means “the intangible feeling of love, gratitude and peace bestowed upon someone offering you a meaningful and worthy gift.” Tintswalo Safari Lodge is an exclusive lodge located in the Mpumalanga Province of South Africa in the Manyeleti Private Game Reserve concession. This lush, 5-star lodge is nestled between the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve to the North, Sabi Sand Reserve to the South, and open to the Greater Kruger National Park on its fence-less eastern boundary.

Resting amid an ancient sycamore tree grove that overlooks a waterhole frequented by large herds of elephant and other big game, this luxury resort is a pristine wilderness reserve abounding in big game and spectacular bird life.

Rates inclusive of 15% VAT • South African Rand • Subject to Availability

Description 1 Dec 2018 to 30 Nov 2019
Tintswalo Safari Lodge - - per person sharing, per night on Request
Tintswalo Safari Presidential Suite - Per unit per night on Request
The Grant Suite - Per unit per night on Request
The Manor House - Per unit per night on Request
Tintswalo Atlantic - High Season - per person sharing, per night on Request
Tintswalo Atlantic - Low Season - per person sharing, per night on Request
2 bedroom Luxury Suite - High Season - per unit on Request
2 bedroom Luxury Suite - Low Season - per unit on Request
Tintswalo Waterfall Equestrian suites - per room per night on Request

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Dining

The wizardry of dining al fresco with a fusion of the unique tastes and spices of Africa is a challenge readily accepted by our chefs. Enjoy unique dining venues, expect an adventure. Our imaginative wine cellar and well-stocked bar complete our concerns over your taste buds.

Tintswalo’s chefs are trained in both South African and international cooking styles. Plated meals are served in sophisticated dining areas, including the romantic cellar and under the star scape of the African night sky. Private dining is available on request, and we will cater for any special dietary requirement when informed in advance.

Elan Vita Spa

A perfect combination! After a long day's exploration in the bush, moments of supreme relaxation, inner peace and rejuvenation of one's spirituality. Elan Vitál spa specializes in hands-on treatment for both men and women utilizing concentrated plant-based Clarins and Jessica products to stimulate all your senses.

Activities

Tintswalo's schedule is infinitely flexible. The day's activities are planned around you, the guest. A typical day would start with an early morning game drive and perhaps a picnic breakfast. Followed by an al fresco lunch on the main lodge deck and afternoon leisure time to allow for a relaxing spa treatment. The evening drive continues into the night and your day is rounded by a crystal candlelit dinner.

Location

By Air

  • Charters direct to Tintswalo's own landing strip.
  • Daily flights from Johannesburg International to Eastgate.
  • Scheduled flights to Manyeleti Reserve
Airstrip Details
  • Length: 1000 meters
  • Surface: Sand/gravel
  • Elevation: Approximately 450m (1730ft)
  • Direction is: South West to North Easterly direction
  • Co-ordinates: South 24.35.39 East 31.24.13 (GPS)

By Road

  • Excellent tar road from Johannesburg (5 hour drive) gravel/dirt for last 7 kilometers inside reserve.
Grant Suite

James Augustus Grant was a Scottish explorer of Africa who spent much of his time traversing the continent with the renowned John Hanning Speke, in search of the source of the Nile. Grant was known for his loyalty, his resilience through tough times and his commitment to Speke’s voyage.

Named after the Scotsman, the Grant Suite is a spacious villa home, accommodating up to four people in two luxury suites. Each suite boasts its own lavish bathroom, with views onto the African wilderness. The home shares a comfortable lounge and a deck with a large plungepool, offering guests a central place to relax and enjoy time together while overlooking the bush. The suite is connected to the main lodge by a raised wooden walkway that winds through the wilds.

Guests of the Grant Suite are catered for at Tintswalo Safari Lodge’s main lodge building, enjoying their meals on the main lodge deck, in the dining room, or in the wine cellar. Grant Suite guests are afforded their own private game viewing vehicle with a dedicated tracker and guide, offering a truly exclusive safari experience. The Grant Suite also makes for an idyllic family safari getaway, accommodating children aged 9 and upwards.


OTHER INFO

  • 2 luxurious suites, with separate en-suite bathrooms, accommodating 4 guests
  • Sharing one spacious lounge
  • Sharing one large deck, with a pool
  • Panaromic views of the bush
  • Mini-bar and tea/coffee facilities
  • Private guide and tracker, private game viewing vehicle
  • Connected to the main lodge by a raised wooden walkway through the bush
  • Accommodates children aged 9 years and older

The Grant Suite includes:

  • Accommodation for up to four people in two luxurious suites
  • Full Board – all meals and house beverages, served at the Main Lodge
  • Two Safari activities per day
  • Private Game Viewing vehicle
  • Private Tracker and Guide
  • Personalized Children’s Program
  • Wifi at the main lodge
  • Laundry
  • 15-minute back and shoulder massage.

The Grant Suite facility includes:

  • Views of the African bush and passing wildlife
  • Private plungepool
  • Two opulent, private King or Twin suites
  • Two luxury en-suite bathrooms with clawfoot bath tubs and indoor-outdoor showers
  • Luxury amenities
  • Private Lounge
 Richard  Burton Suite
Richard Burton, a controversial character donning a turban, historically translated the Arabian Nights into English.  Thus, this suite offers a richly decorated twin or king bed layout.

 

This luxury safari Explorer Suite includes:

  • Accommodation for up to two people, on a per person sharing rate
  • Full Board – all meals and house beverages
  • Two Safari activities per day
  • Wifi at the main lodge
  • Laundry
  • 15-minute back and shoulder massage.

The Explorer Suite facility includes:

  • Views of the African bush and passing wildlife
  • Private plungepool
  • King or twin beds
  • Luxury en-suite bathroom with clawfoot bath tub and indoor-outdoor shower
  • Luxury amenities
  • Tea and coffee station
Baine Presidential Suite
John Thomas Baines was a British artist who explored the wild lands of Africa and Australia, painting what he saw as he travelled.  Sleeping four people, Baines Presidential Suite is a perfect Safari home for families, or two couples. Fully inclusive, Presidential guests can expect to be fully catered for, receive their own private game viewing vehicle, complete with ranger and tracker, and have their own butler and chef on hand.

The Presidential Baines Suite includes:
  • Accommodation for up to four people in two luxurious suites
  • Full Board – all meals and house beverages
  • Two Safari activities per day
  • Private Game Viewing vehicle
  • Private Tracker and Guide
  • Private Chef and Butler
  • Personalized Children’s Program
  • Wifi at the main lodge
  • Laundry
  • 15-minute back and shoulder massage.
The Baines Presidential Suite facility includes:
  • Views of the African bush and passing wildlife
  • Private plungepool
  • Two opulent, private King or Twin suites
  • Two luxury en-suite bathrooms with clawfoot bath tubs and indoor-outdoor showers
  • Luxury amenities
  • Exclusive lounge and full kitchen
  • Private Boma for fireside dinners
Sharing an unfenced boundary with the renowned Kruger National Park, the pristine private Manyeleti Game Reserve is home to the luxurious Tintswalo Safari Lodge and Tintswalo Manor House.  Boasting one of the lowest vehicle densities in the Greater Kruger, Tintswalo Manor House guests are spoiled to uninterrupted game viewing experiences in an untouched African wilderness.

Tintswalo Manor House includes:

Accommodation for up to ten people in five luxurious suites
Full Board – all meals and house beverages
Two Safari activities per day
Private Game Viewing vehicle
Private Tracker and Guide
Private Chef and Butler
Personalized Children’s Program
Wifi at the main lodge
Laundry
15-minute back and shoulder massage.
Tintswalo Manor House facility includes:

Views of the African bush and passing wildlife
Private family-size swimming pool
Fenced garden
Five spacious suites
Five luxurious bathrooms, including an outdoor bath tub for an authentically African experience
Luxury amenities
Private Lounge and kitchen, including outdoor patio and bar.
 

Manor House
Sharing an unfenced boundary with the renowned Kruger National Park, the pristine private Manyeleti Game Reserve is home to the luxurious Tintswalo Safari Lodge and Tintswalo Manor House.  Boasting one of the lowest vehicle densities in the Greater Kruger, Tintswalo Manor House guests are spoiled to uninterrupted game viewing experiences in an untouched African wilderness.

Tintswalo Manor House includes:
  • Accommodation for up to ten people in five luxurious suites
  • Full Board – all meals and house beverages
  • Two Safari activities per day
  • Private Game Viewing vehicle
  • Private Tracker and Guide
  • Private Chef and Butler
  • Personalized Children’s Program
  • Wifi at the main lodge
  • Laundry
  • 15-minute back and shoulder massage.
Tintswalo Manor House facility includes:
  • Views of the African bush and passing wildlife
  • Private family-size swimming pool
  • Fenced garden
  • Five spacious suites
  • Five luxurious bathrooms, including an outdoor bath tub for an authentically African experience
  • Luxury amenities
  • Private Lounge and kitchen, including outdoor patio and bar.
Tintswalo Manor House is a fully-catered, home style villa with 4 double or twin rooms, and an additional adjoining room suitable for two children. Hosting up to ten people, Tintswalo Manor House offers an idyllic safari getaway to families or traveling groups.
 Stanley Suite

Originally a Welshman, Henry Morton Stanley was the man famed for a discovery of a different kind, by finding the then ailing and lost David Livingstone. The Stanley Suite is beautifully appointed double suite with a large sleigh bed.

This luxury safari Explorer Suite includes:

  • Accommodation for up to two people, on a per person sharing rate
  • Full Board – all meals and house beverages
  • Two Safari activities per day
  • Wifi at the main lodge
  • Laundry
  • 15-minute back and shoulder massage.

The Explorer Suite facility includes:

  • Views of the African bush and passing wildlife
  • Private plungepool
  • King or twin beds
  • Luxury en-suite bathroom with clawfoot bath tub and indoor-outdoor shower
  • Luxury amenities
  • Tea and coffee station

Baker Suite

Originally a Welshman, Henry Morton Stanley was the man famed for a discovery of a different kind, by finding the then ailing and lost David Livingstone. The Stanley Suite is beautifully appointed double suite with a large sleigh bed.

This luxury safari Explorer Suite includes:

  • Accommodation for up to two people, on a per person sharing rate
  • Full Board – all meals and house beverages
  • Two Safari activities per day
  • Wifi at the main lodge
  • Laundry
  • 15-minute back and shoulder massage.

The Explorer Suite facility includes:

  • Views of the African bush and passing wildlife
  • Private plungepool
  • King or twin beds
  • Luxury en-suite bathroom with clawfoot bath tub and indoor-outdoor shower
  • Luxury amenities
  • Tea and coffee station
 
 

Rates are quoted in South African Rand and charged per person sharing, per night, unless otherwise indicated.

Single supplement of 50% applies unless otherwise indicated

TINTSWALO SAFARI LODGE (6 Explorer suites with private deck and plunge pool)
Includes: Accommodation, full board, 2 safari activities per day, house drinks, Wi-Fi, laundry and a 15-minute back and shoulder massage
Excludes: Premium branded alcohol, cellar wines, spirits and transfers.
Additional costs: Gate fee / Landing fee of  R80 per person

Tintswalo Safari Lodge Manor House (exclusive use for up to 10 guests – Minimum charge of 6 pax) Children of all ages are welcome!
Includes: Accommodation, full board, 2 private safari activities per day, house drinks, Wi-Fi, laundry, private chef and butler, and a 15-minute back and shoulder massage. Personalized children’s program available.
Excludes: Premium branded alcohol, transfers and all unspecified items.
Additional costs: Gate fee / Landing fee of  R80 per person.

Tintswalo Safari Lodge Presidential Suite –– Exclusive Use (2 en-suite Explorer suites with large inter-leading lounge area, private plunge pool and boma) Children of all ages are welcome!
Includes: Accommodation, full board, 2 private safari activities per day, house drinks, Wi-Fi, laundry, private chef and butler, 15-minute back and shoulder massage. Personalized children’s program available
Excludes: Premium branded alcohol, transfers and all unspecified items
Additional costs: Gate fee / Landing fee of   R80 per person.

Tintswalo Safari Lodge Grant Suite –– (2 en-suite explorer suites with inter-leading lounge area and private plunge pool) Children from 9yrs are welcome!
Includes: Accommodation, full board, 2 private safari activities per day, house drinks, Wi-Fi, laundry, 15-minute back and shoulder massage. Personalized children’s program available.
Excludes: Premium branded alcohol, transfers and all unspecified items.
Additional costs: Gate fee / Landing fee of    R80 per person.

Tintswalo Atlantic (10 Island suites)
Includes: Return airport transfers, accommodation, breakfast and Wi-Fi
Excludes: All other meals and beverages, and unspecified items
High Season: 01 December 2017 – 30 April 2018, 1 September 2018 – 30 November 2018 
Low Season: 1 May 2018 – 31 August 2018

Tintswalo Atlantic 2 bedroom Luxury Suite – 2 Island suites with spacious living area and connecting deck – CHARGED PER UNIT PER NIGHT
Includes: Return airport transfers, accommodation, breakfast and Wi-Fi
Excludes: All other meals and beverages, and unspecified items
High Season: 01 December 2017 – 30 April 2018, 1 September 2018 – 30 November 2018 
Low Season: 1 May 2018 – 31 August 2018

Tintswalo Waterfall Equestrian suites – 15 Luxury Equestrian Suites

Includes: Accommodation, breakfast and Wi-Fi

Excludes: All other meals, beverages, road transfers and items of a person nature General Terms  

  • Rates are quoted in South African Rand and are inclusive of VAT at 15%.
  • Rates are subject to change without prior notice however rates quoted and confirmed on the system will be honoured.
  • All guests will be required to sign an indemnity form on arrival at the property.
  • All extras are payable at the time of departure.
  • A private game vehicle is available at R6 655 per day at Tintswalo Safari Lodge.
  • Guides accommodation is available at   R2 620 per night on a full board basis at Tintswalo Safari Lodge.

Children's Policy

Tintswalo Safari Lodge - Children from age 12 and up are permitted in the Explorer Suites.

  • Children from age 9 and up are permitted in the Grant Suite.
  • Children of all ages are permitted at Tintswalo Safari Lodge Presidential Suite and The Manor House.
  • Children are permitted on a game drive but it must be at the discretion of the guide as to the level or interaction the child has in any situation with wild game.

Tintswalo Atlantic and Waterfall - Children of all ages are permitted with prior arrangement only. (Conditions apply and will be discussed with your reservationist and hotel management)

  • Children must be supervised at all times and are accommodated at the parent / guardian’s own risk.
  • Children aged 0 – 6 are accommodated free of charge.
  • Children aged 7 – 15 are charged at 50% of adult rate.

Payment Terms

  • Provisional bookings can be held for a maximum of 7 days.
  • A 20% deposit will be required within 7 days to secure a booking.  
  • Full pre-payment is required 30 days prior to travel.
  • Festive season bookings can only be accepted once a non-refundable deposit of 50% has been paid – even for account holders.

Cancellation policy

  • 46 days or more: 20% of the total value of the booking
  • 45 – 32 Days: 50 % of the total value of the booking
  • 31 days or less: 100% of the total value of the booking

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