South African Lodges

Singita Kruger National Park - Lebombo & Sweni

Address
Kruger National Park
Mpumalanga
South Africa
Rating
Lodge Type
Spa

The great Lebombo & Sweni Lodges are on a private concession in the Kruger National Park in South Africa. Singita provides guests with adventuresome wildlife encounters, exceptional dining experiences and the ultimate in luxury and comfort in the most spectacular setting of the untamed African bushveld.

The layout of the magnificent lodges in the Kruger National Park is unique. From the wooden decks, guests may enjoy beautiful views while the swimming pool refreshes to enjoy a relaxing afternoon. 

The fifteen suites feature contemporary finishes with the comfortable beds dressed in Egyptian cotton and silky-soft throws. Guests staying in the vast Kruger National Park in South Africa enjoy dinner in the outdoor boma, followed by spending the evening if desired, sleeping under the stars on the bed of the private terrace.

Lebombo Lodge

Singita Lebombo spacious main lounge offers visitors a lounge and bar area with a small library as well as business facilities. A gorgeous dining area boasts fantastic views over the vast open plains of the reserve while a gym, spa, wine cellar, boma and swimming pool are also on offer for guests staying here.

Activities, Services and Facilities

  • Twice daily game drives with professional guides and trackers
  • Guided safari walks on request
  • Mountain biking and archery
  • Laundry and valet services
  • Shopping – the Singita Boutique & Gallery stocks a range of African artefacts and curious
  • Health and Beauty Spa
  • Fully-equipped gymnasium
  • Swimming pool at the main lodge
  • The Internet, satellite TV and fax facilities

Sweni Lodge

The lodge reflects the various structures of the animal dens found in this region of the Kruger National Park. The lodge was named after the Sweni river, and the elevated rooms make full use of the picturesque scenery and towering trees found in the area. Singita Sweni offers a comfortable lounge area with fireplace, alfresco decked dining areas, a cosy bar, a well-stocked wine cellar and a sparkling pool for guests.

Activities, Services and Facilities at the Singita Sweni Lodge:

  • Twice daily game drives with professional guides and trackers
  • Guided safari walks
  • Mountain biking and archery
  • Laundry and valet services
  • Shopping – the Singita Boutique & Gallery stocks a range of African artefacts.
  • Spa complete
  • Gym.
  • Swimming pool
  • The Internet, satellite TV and fax facilities

Spa

Both game lodges provide a wellness centre which is complete with a fully-equipped gymnasium. The spa sanctuaries offer an exclusive, natural and tranquil location where guests can restore the equilibrium of body and mind.

Spa treatments include:

  • Skin Care
  • Singita Signature Spa Treatments
  • Healing Earth Spa Body Therapy
  • Massage and Relaxation
  • Inspire the Spirit
  • Grooming and Beauty
  • Couples spa treatments

Dining

The beautiful dining areas at lodges overlook the vast and scenic concession. Unforgettable dinners are served in the traditional boma under the bright, star-studded African sky. 

The main lodge at the Singita Kruger National Park lodge feature lounge and timber deck dining areas from where magnificent views of the bush and Sweni river can be enjoyed. A bar, room with fireplace and a wine cellar are also available.

The experienced sommeliers delight in introducing guests to a vast selection of fine South African wines and recommend the best choice to complement their delicious meal.

Guests staying at the lodges in the Kruger National Park have the opportunity to enjoy a wine-tasting where Singita's sommeliers guide them through several carefully selected vineyards, years and cultivars.

Activities

  • Game drives
  • Guided safari walks
  • Mountain biking
  • Archery
  • Shopping at Singita's Boutique & Gallery
  • Spa treatments
  • Fitness at the fully equipped gymnasium
  • Swimming

Below detailed information about the Singita Kruger National Park - Lebombo & Sweni is available.
For any queries regarding this hotel, you are welcome to contact us.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Fridge
  • Housekeeping
  • Mini bar
  • Outside Shower
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Viewing Deck

Restaurants

Dining at Singita Kruger National Park

The stunning dining venues at the Singita Kruger National Park game lodges in South Africa overlook the vast and scenic wildlife concession.  Unforgettable dinners are available at the traditional outdoor boma under the star-studded African sky. 

The main lodge at the Singita Sweni and Lebombo Lodges feature timber deck dining areas from where scenic views of the bush and the Sweni river can be enjoyed.  A bar, lounge with fireplace and a wine cellar are also available for guests' enjoyment.

The experienced sommeliers at Singita Kruger National Park delight in introducing guests to a beautiful selection of excellent South African wines and recommend the best choice to complement their delicious meal.

Guests staying at the Singita Sweni Lodge as well as at the Singita Lebombo game lodges have the opportunity to enjoy a wine-tasting where Singita's sommeliers guide them through several carefully selected vineyards, years and cultivars.

Spa Facilities

Both Lodges at the Singita Kruger National Park feature a spa which is complete with a fully-equipped gymnasium. The great spa sanctuaries provide an exclusive, natural and tranquil location where guests can restore the equilibrium of body and mind.

Ranging from cleansing facials, relaxing massages to a body polish, the spa therapists at the Singita Sweni and Lebombo Lodges assess guests specific needs and offer personalised care through a variety of therapies and skin care treatments using the Dermalogica range.

Spa treatments include:

  • Skin Care
  • Singita Signature Spa Treatments
  • Healing Earth Spa Body Therapy
  • Massage and Relaxation
  • Inspire the Spirit
  • Grooming and Beauty
  • Couples treatments

Game drives

Guests staying at the Singita Kruger National Park in South Africa have the opportunity to participate in two game drives daily.  The early morning game drives, as well as the late afternoon / evening game drives, are guided by professional rangers and trackers.

Walking safari

Adventurous safari walks which are guided by professional game rangers are an exciting experience not to be missed during a stay at the Singita Lebombo and Singita Sweni game lodges in the Kruger National Park, South Africa. These guided walking safaris can be arranged upon request.

Mountain biking

Extraordinary mountain biking tours are available to guests during their stay at the Singita Kruger National Park in South Africa.

Spa treatments

Skin Care

  • AGE Smart Treatment
  • The Classic
  • Environmental Facial
  • Multivitamin Power Exfoliation
  • Revitalizing Eye Rescue
  • Colloidal oatmeal or Contour mask
  • Tinting - Brow and Lash
  • Tinting - Brow only

Singita Signature Spa Treatments

  • Ndzi Lorhe Africa- I dreamed of Africa
  • Monkey Orange
  • African Self-Enlightenment Ritual
  • Riendzo Ra Ntiyiso “A true journey for two”
  • Swiharhi “Big Five”

Healing Earth Spa Body Therapy

  • African Healing Polish
  • African Restorative Therapy
  • Body Embalming Body Butter Applications

Massage and Relaxation

  • Salt Glow & Massage
  • N’weti Touch “Touch of moonlight”
  • Dyambu Touch “Sun touched”
  • One therapist
  • Two therapists
  • Inkaba Body Balance
  • Deep tissue
  • Back Massage
  • Butters to nourish

Inspire the Spirit

  • African Head Massage
  • Reflexology
  • Hot Stone Massage

Grooming and Beauty

  • African Hand Print Ritual
  • African Foot Print Ritual
  • Paraffin Treatment
  • Re-varnish only
  • French paint

Couples treatments

  • African Self-enlightenment Ritual for Two
  • African Couple Connection for Two
  • Healing Body Polish for Two
  • Inkaba Body Balance for Two
  • Celebration Ritual for Two
  • Riendzo Ra Ntiyiso “A true journey for two”
Fitness

For active guests, a fully-equipped gymnasium is available at the Singita Sweni Lodge and the Singita Lebombo Lodge.

Swimming

Swimming pools invite guests for a refreshing swim at the main lodges of Singita Sweni and Singita Lebombo in the Kruger National Park.

Shopping

Guests are welcome to enjoy shopping at the exclusive Singita Boutique & Gallery which stocks a range of African artefacts and curios.

  • Boma
  • Curio Shop
  • Gym
  • Hotel Bar
  • Lounge
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Safety Deposit Boxes
  • Spa
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool
  • Viewing deck
  • Wellness centre
  • Wine cellar
Day Itinerary

The Singita Sweni and Lebombo Lodge in the Kruger National Park, South Africa, every day are tailored to guests’ wishes. The activity times for game drives, safari walks and mountain biking tours are therefore flexible.

However, due to the change in climate throughout the year, Singita recommends certain times, to maximise game-viewing opportunities and to ensure guests enjoy a most memorable and comfortable holiday at the Singita Kruger National Park lodges.

  • Wake up 05h00 summer / 05h30 winter
  • Tea/Coffee 05h30 summer / 06h00 winter
  • Morning Safari 06h00 summer / 06h30 winter
  • Breakfast 09h00 summer / 09h30 winter
  • Lunch 13h00 summer / 13h00 winter
  • Tea/Coffee 16h00 summer / 15h30 winter
  • Sundowner Safari 16h30 summer / 16h00 winter
  • Dinner 20h00 summer / 19h30 winter

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • Airport transfers
  • Concierge services
  • Game drive safaris
  • Health & Fitness Centre
  • Housekeeping service
  • Individual climate controlled room
  • Internet connection
  • Laundry services
  • Massage treatments
  • Porters
  • Secure parking
  • Wake-up call
  • Wellness & Beauty treatments
Malaria Status and Animals
  • Malaria is present in the Kruger National Park of South Africa where the Singita Sweni Lodge and the Singita Lebombo Lodge are located.  

    It is, therefore, essential to ensure that anti-malarial precautions be taken.   We recommend visitors to consult your doctor or pharmacist for further information.

Children Policy
  • Singita Lebombo Lodge

    At the Singita Lebombo Lodge in the Kruger National Park in South Africa, children over the age of 10 are welcome.

    Singita Sweni Lodge

    Children of all ages are welcome at the Singita Sweni Lodge.  Due to safety reasons, the participation of children in any game activities such as game drives, safari walks and mountain bike rides through the reserve is at the discretion of the guide.

Available Rooms

Sweni Lodge: Suite

# Rooms:
6

The six secluded suites at the Singita Sweni Lodge have been carefully decorated to bring in the textures and shades of the untamed African bushveld which surrounds this tranquil sanctuary.  

Designed with open-plan living in mind, the suite at the Singita Sweni Lodge flows from the bathroom area, through to the lounge and into the bedroom.  Guests are invited to enjoy the outdoor shower which overlooks the river or sleep under the stars on the day bed out on the viewing deck.

The Singita Sweni Lodge can accommodate 12 guests in six luxurious and spacious suites.  The air-conditioned suites provide floor-to-ceiling glass walls, luxurious bathrooms, indoor and outdoor showers, as well as an expansive living area, mini bar and fridge, room safe and private wooden leisure decks with a day bed.  The Singita Kruger National Park game lodges feature direct dial telephones.

Lebombo Lodge: Suite

# Rooms:
15

The luxurious Singita Lebombo Lodge in the Kruger National Park of South Africa can accommodate 30 guests in 15 exclusive suites.

The suites at the Singita Lebombo Lodge are en-suite with an inside and outside shower, bath, mini bar and fridge, room safe, air-conditioning, overhead fans, direct dial telephones and game-viewing deck with a day bed.   Direct dial telephones are available in all the suites at Singita Lebombo Lodge.

Suite amenities at Singita Lebombo:

  •  en-suite bathroom
  •  inside and outside shower
  •  bath
  •  mini bar and fridge
  •  safe
  •  air-conditioning
  •  overhead fans
  •  direct dial telephones
  •  game viewing deck with a day bed
  •  direct dial telephones

Lebombo Lodge: Two Bedroom Suite

Singita Kruger National Park - Lebombo & Sweni Specials

The specials listed below will automatically be offered to you when proceeding through the booking process.

Guests staying for four nights at the 5-star Lebombo Lodge or Sweni Lodge at Singita Kruger National Park will receive one free night. Only pay for three nights.

Included in the rate:

  • All meals and beverages (including premium wines, spirits and liqueurs, but excluding French Champagne)
  • Twice daily open Land Rover safaris, walking safaris
  • (accompanied by experienced guides and trackers), archery
  • Return road transfers between the Satara airstrip and the lodges
  • Laundry service

Excluded from the rate:

  • Items of a personal nature

Terms and Conditions:

  • Valid 16 January - 31 May & 1 September - 19 December 2018 and 16 January - 31 May & 1 September - 19 December 2019
  • Subject to availability
  • Valid for a 4 night stay or longer
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Terrific, I could sit at the pool all day !

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -24.452753

Longitude: 31.977867

Directions

The Singita Lebombo Lodge and the Singita Sweni Lodge are located on a 15,000-hectare private concession in the south-eastern, central part of the Kruger National Park in South Africa.

Access to Singita Lebombo Lodge and the Singita Sweni Lodge by road

Recommended route from Johannesburg:

N12/N4 to Nelspruit.
R40 from Nelspruit to Hazyview.
R536 from Hazyview towards Paul Kruger gate.
Pay entrance fee per person and per vehicle.
Follow the H11 towards Skukuza (12 km) and then head north on the H1-2 towards Satara, until you reach the H6 (84 km).
This turn-off is 3 km south of Satara.
Turn right here and then follow the road to the Nwanetsi Picnic site (19 km).
Turn left at the T-junction where you see the Singita signpost.
Alternatively, you can take the gravel road S37 (Trichard Road) 13 km north of Tshokwane towards Nwanetsi. This saves about 40 minutes driving.
Please make sure that you have reached the lodge before the gate closure time.
Approximate travelling time from the Paul Kruger gate will be three hours (speed limit 50km/hour on tarred roads, 40km/hour on gravel roads).

Gates Open (subject to change):

Jan - Mar 05:30
Apr - Sep 06:00
Oct - Dec 05:30

Gates Close (subject to change):

Jan - Feb 18:30
Mar - Apr 18:00
May - Jul 17:30
Aug - Oct 18:00
Nov - Dec 18:30

Distances by road to the Singita Kruger National Park Lodge:

Johannesburg / Singita Kruger National Park (8 hours) 600km
Hazyview / Singita Kruger National Park (3,5 hours) 156km
Nelspruit / Singita Kruger National Park (4 hours) 216km
Hoedspruit / Singita Kruger National Park (2-3 hours) 155km
Skukuza / Singita Kruger National Park (2-3 hours) 110km

Access by air to the Singita Kruger National Park Lodges

Federal Air offers a daily return flight direct to the Singita Kruger National Park from the O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa. There are daily scheduled flights currently operated by SA Airlink into Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA), which is located between Nelspruit and White River. Federal Air provides air transfers to and from Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA) and Singita Sabi Sand.

Charters

Private air charters are available on request to the Singita Lebombo and the Singita Sweni Game Lodges. All charters are to be aware of the operating guidelines for pilots in the Kruger National Park and are to obtain prior permission before landing.

Private aircraft

Pilots are advised to broadcast their intentions on frequency 122.25 MHz.

Coordinates for Satara Airstrip in the Kruger National Park:
Lat 24 22 min 31.6 sec S
Lon 31 46 min 58.8 sec E
Elevation: 850 ft
Width: 20 m
Length: 1,000 m
Surface: Gravel

Parking

On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

5 Star

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