Set on a private game sanctuary in Hoedspruit adjacent to the Kruger National Park, Elandela's location on the wildlife rich Klaserie River offers sweeping views of the nearby Blyde River Canyon and Drakensberg Mountains. The owners, Rocco and Yvonne Gioia, are dedicated to making your stay a most pleasurable one and have created a tranquil atmosphere and friendly ambience, which you'll notice from the very moment you arrive. Guests are accommodated at either the lake view lodge or river view lodge, both perfect for unforgettable game viewing. Rhino, lion, leopard, buffalo and hippo can all be spotted in the reserve whilst game drives into the surrounding Kruger National Park give the chance for further spectacular game sightings. Relax with a dip in the inviting swimming pool then lie back and watch as lanky giraffe, snorting zebra and curious baboons quench their thirst from the nearby lake. Signature drumbeats herald one of the highlights of your visit to Elandela - the magnificent meals, which are served in either the candlelit dining room or open-air boma. An unforgettable African safari experience at an outstanding price. Lake View Lodge, as the name suggests, rests beside a lake. Guests here can emjoy the man individual animal interactions playing off in and around the lake, right on the doorstep. Warm and intimate, Lake View Lodge provides accommodation for adults only.
- 12 suites
- indoor/outdoor dining
- swimming pool
In standard lake view suites with air-conditioning, shower, mini bar and safe.
Larger deluxe suites.
Breakfast, lunch and 5 course evening meals served in the private dining room or the open-air boma.
20 minutes from Hoedspruit airport. Alternatively, 6 hours from Johannesburg airport
10% of the accommodation price goes towards the Elandela Rhino Survivor Trust. The trust aims to protect African rhinoceroses and was set up after a three month-old calf, named Roccy, was orphaned after his mother was killed by poachers.