Umbhaba Lodge: A tropical getaway on the edge of the Sabie Valley


If you would like to be swept away to an exotic and tropical location, then book your place at Umbhaba Lodge. With fern-filled gardens and lush, green scenery, this establishment will amaze you.

Located on the edge of the Sabie Valley, a 10-minute drive from Hazyview, this accommodation offers you the seclusion of the bushveld and close proximity to the Kruger National Park, the majestic Blyde River Canyon and God’s Window.

Umbhaba Lodge lies on a hillside overlooking the beautiful Sabie Valley and guests will be amazed by the facilities on offer such as comfortable accommodation, an à la carte restaurant, a safari-style Burn Out Bar, a chill-out lounge and a crystal-clear rock pool.

The lodge also provides fun activities for the whole family, such as day and night safari’s, helicopter excursions, hot air ballooning, fishing, hiking and horse riding.

The accommodation consists of 30 Africa-inspired suites, which are temperature-controlled for your comfort.

There are ten family suites, which have King-size beds and two three-quarter beds, providing a wonderful experience for families, who enjoy traveling together.

The Tusker Suites reflect the history of the majestic elephants found in the Kruger National Park, offering sunken corner baths and private patios. The rooms are surrounded by the sounds of cascading waterfalls.

The African Tribal Suites are spacious with separate lounges and bedrooms, a fireplace on either side, four poster beds, en-suite bathrooms, twin showers and sunken window baths with views over the dam.

The Induna Honeymoon Suite sprawls over three levels and comprises an en-suite bathroom, mini bar and large Spa bath. The private patio presents a welcome opportunity for relaxing with a sundowner, while embracing the abundance of bird and animal life. All the suites are surrounded by tranquil, water features and lush subtropical gardens.

Umbhaba Lodge also has facilities for weddings, functions, and conferencing. Its palm-fringed walkways and lapping water features make it the perfect backdrop for wedding photos. Unlike its Highveld counterparts, the lodge is a great option for winter weddings with warm days and comfortable night temperatures.

The lakeside, open air chapel accommodates up to a hundred wedding guests, while the wedding receptions are held in the Ingwe function venue or cosy restaurant.

So, why not take a break from the hustle and bustle of the big city and escape to this exotic, jungle-like setting. For bookings, call 081 252 8941 or visit

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Contact Franchisee Linda Thünemann-Faasen
Mpumalanga contact number 0026 87 659 3411 or 0027 82 971 7609
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