Enjoy an exquisite gourmet lunch prepared by our onsite chef in the heart of untouched nature and one of the most beautiful places in the reserve. The sweet sound of the birdsong and the soothing murmur of the river enhance this unique sensory experience. Take in the breathtaking scenery, swim in the river, and make the most if this secluded paradise.
Whether from the lodge’s main terrace or the private terraces of each suite, you just have to Wait for the animals to find you. The view stretches over vast wilderness, including the Sundays River, bush and savanna, plains and waterfalls. Listen to the birds and look out for the movements of the Big 5.
Experience the magic of an African night after your safari by enjoying dinner around the fire in the boma*. Get swept away by Zulu songs and dances while you enjoy a glass of South African chardonnay. Try traditional dishes recreated by our chef accompanied with beautiful cuts of meat grilled on the braai** followed by a touch of French cuisine to round of the perfect evening.
* protective wooden enclosure built around a fire
** Traditional African barbeque
Watch the sunset in the heart of the South African bush at Esiweni Lodge. A pop-up bar in the middle of nature where the first nocturnal sounds can be heard in the distance, above you the Milky Way and the stars...all coming together to create memories that will last forever. Experience the magic that can only be found in Africa around the fire with a glass of Champagne.