Tomjachu Bush Retreat

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The Tomjachu Bush Retreat is located in the scenic, rolling mountains of the Mpumalanga province in South Africa within the Greater Kruger National Park. This award-winning retreat, set within its own private nature reserve, offers the ideal destination for travellers who wish to relax and unwind in nature.

Guests explore the natural wonders which are home within the 550 hectare property, whilst being accommodated in elegant comfort. Breath-taking views of the magnificent Bekker Mountains as well as of the endless bushveld vistas which run all the way to the southern boundary of the Kruger National Park can be admired from here.


Guests have the choice of various accommodation options when staying at this tranquil retreat which include The Homestead, Rock House, Keepers Cottage, Bush Cottage and the Valbonne Villa.

Accommodation options:

  • The Homestead
  • Rock House
  • Keepers Cottage
  • Bush Cottage
  • Valbonne Villa.

Valbonne Villa

Set high above the valley lies the magnificent Valbonne Villa, which is a 5-star exclusive self-catering villa, provides unrivalled vistas over the reserve towards the Crocodile Valley gorge. This exclusive Lowveld home features antiques, paintings, local art, and a lifetime of memorabilia. It is the ideal place for families and large groups who wish to share a wonderful bushveld experience.

  • Veranda
  • Sitting rooms
  • Extensive gardens
  • Boma
  • 6 double en-suite bedrooms
  • Elegant sitting room
  • TV room and study
  • Fully-equipped open-plan kitchen and dining area.
  • Infinity swimming pool.

The Homestead

The Homestead offers a relaxed atmosphere and offers extensive lawns and gardens which are alive with many birds. It features three individual bedrooms, one en-suite bedroom in the main house, and two interconnecting suites in the adjoining North Cottage.

  • Large communal sitting room with a log fireplace
  • Library/study room
  • Dining room
  • Various seating areas on its open veranda
  • Communal swimming pool with an impeccable views.

Rock House Cottage

The rustic, thatched Rock House is a truly romantic hideaway. Offering wonderful panoramic views of the Bekker Mountain range, this cottage offers large sliding glass doors. This open plan cottage is well appointed.

  • Private plunge pool
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Barbeque area
  • Inside and outside dining areas
  • Fire pit
  • Double stone shower and bathroom.


Guests may enjoy thrilling safari drives with knowledgeable guides, hike up to the Zebra Heights and meander being surrounded by plains game. The verandas offers a wonderful place from where to enjoy a glass of wine whilst listening to the natural orchestra of over 265 bird species.


  • Nature Drives
  • Guided bush walks
  • Bird watching
  • Hiking
  • Biking trails
  • Fishing.


Guests may enjoy elegant home style dining at The Homestead. Indulge in delicious canapés before a mouth watering four-course set menu dinner by candlelight in the welcoming dining room. For breakfast, guests have the choice of continental and cooked breakfast with healthy meals for a great start into the day. Lunches are also available with prior arrangement.

For a truly unforgettable experience, guests are taken into the bush in the open safari drive vehicle stopping at the gorge for a sundowner. Here, dinner is served under the star lit African sky and completed with the sounds of the natural bushveld.

Dining options:

  • The Homestead
  • Bush dinner experience
  • Picnic baskets
  • Cottage meals.


  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Viewing Deck

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