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Pakamisa Lodge

Rated 5.0 in 1 Reviews

Pongola, KwaZulu-Natal
R 3,900
Avg per night

Pakamisa Lodge is superbly located on the high plateau of the Pakamisa Mountain. It affords breathtaking views over the evergreen valley and plains of the Pongola River and the surrounding mountains. The lodge is far away from any stress or hectic pace, offering guests an exclusive and intimate atmosphere, as accommodation is limited to a maximum of 16 guests.

The unique Italo-Spanish architecture and style of the Pakamisa Lodge blends the finest of European and African ambiance. The solid brick buildings and ceilings up to eight meters high create a pleasant indoor climate found only in the legendary tropical hotels of bygone days.

The lodge features eight spacious, tastefully-decorated suites that offer the highest standards for comfort and complete relaxation. Each suite comprises a bedroom, lounge, deluxe bathroom (with bath, shower, two basins, and separate toilet), wardrobe, and private veranda. The suites are fully equipped with an in-room electronic safe, mini-bar, and tea/coffee facilities. Each suite is individually styled after an African animal, with valuable paintings and local artifacts reflecting the theme.

The impressive Main House, with its eclectic mix of African and European art and antiques, offers a fine atmosphere for quiet relaxation or socializing with friends and other guests. Guests can meet new friends around the grand fireplace in the spacious Living Room, choose a book from the extensive Hotel Library that contains many treasures in various languages, or sip a cocktail in the cozy Hunter's Bar. The sweeping terrace offers panoramic views of spectacular Africa and a space to relax and enjoy wonderful music.

The pool terrace, also with spectacular views, provides guests with an oasis of tranquility where they can enjoy light snacks and exotic drinks after a refreshing swim in the large Rock Pool.

The elegant El Prado restaurant, with its reputation for pleasing the most fastidious gourmet, strives for perfection in hospitality, entertainment, and fine dining. It offers a sumptuous breakfast, light lunch, afternoon tea, sundownersers, romantic alfresco dining on the covered veranda, and gala dinners with concert entertainment, all in a stylish yet comfortable atmosphere. The cuisine, wines, and liquors are of the highest international standards.

Alternatively, guests can round off a perfect day around a crackling campfire under the stars, enjoying the natural nocturne of the African night.

Pakamisa Lodge also offers facilities for seminars and conferences, including the latest technical and audio-visual equipment, in its unique and beautiful setting. The pure, crystal mountain air of Pakamisa is guaranteed to invigorate and inspire creative spirits.

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