|THORNWOOD GAME LODGE, HLUHLUWE
082 888 2540
|Fax:||086 500 9558|
|Address:||R22 Sodwana Road, Hluhlwe, 3960|
Thornwood is a magnificent exclusively designed luxury lodge in private game park offering a unique experience. It’s ideally locatedin the heart of Southern Maputaland KZN with access to Big 5 as well as awesome fishing & diving beaches.It is a neighbour to the famous Phinda Game Reserve and The Greater St Lucia Wetland Park, now a world heritage site. The Hluhluwe Imfolozi Park, known for its big five, is right on your doorstep as well as a wide variety of activities and interesting sites to visit.
Thornwood offers luxury accommodation for up to eight people in a self-catering, fully serviced, upmarket lodge. A unique blend of luxury timber frame units, fit seamlessly into the surrounding bush. Guests will have exclusive use of Thornwood as only one group (booking) is allowed at a time.
With a four star rating you are assured that all the accommodation is of a very high standard.Relax in the spacious double lounge and entertainment area which open out into African bush overlooking a private waterhole where you can watch a variety of animals come down to drink. The private swimming pool provides a refreshing interlude to the day. For entertainment while at the lodge there is a pool table, cable TV, home entertainment center and board games.
There is a large well-fitted kitchen with modern day conveniences. The concertina doors of the kitchen open out onto a large deck incorporating a fire pit area, which is perfect for both evening barbeques and fireside chats, canopied by spectacular night skies.
All bedrooms have air-conditioning as well as ceiling fans are fully en-suite, with outdoor showers and bathtubs with windows that open out to the African bush. All beds are fitted with custom linen and covered with mosquito nets.
There are two bedrooms within the main lodge each with twin beds, fitted with wardrobes and dressing tables and positioned for privacy. In addition there are also two big bedroom units that are close, but detached from the main building which offer privacy and seclusion. These rooms are made up of an extra large bedroom, including a coffee station and dressing table, a huge bathroom with outdoor shower and have their own decks coming out under magnificent indigenous trees.
Anywhere within the lodge or on the decks one can relax in the spacious surroundings without losing the intimacy with nature.
Kuleni Game Park itself offers self-guided walking trails covering a variety of different biospheres with an abundance of bird life and game such as giraffe, zebra, nyala, wildebeest and impala. The park is enclosed by an electrified double game fence, offering security to both wildlife and residents.
Surrounded by game reserves and the St. Lucia wetlands and within easy reach of beaches and lakes Thornwood can offer an amazing variety of activities – to name a few: day excursions to game reserves, big five game viewing, scuba diving, snorkelling, canoeing, river boat cruises,fresh water and marine fishing, visits to cultural villages, turtle and whale watching and visiting of The Cheetah and Serval Project.