Tomjachu Bush Retreat

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The Tomjachu Bush Retreat is a lodge 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 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 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 includes The Homestead, Rock House, Keepers Cottage, Bush Cottage and the Valbonne Villa.

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, Tomjachu 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 starlit African sky and completed with the sounds of the natural bushveld.

Valbonne Villa is 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
  • The TV room and study
  • Fully-equipped open-plan kitchen and dining area.
  • Infinity swimming pool.

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 view.

Rock House Cottage is a 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
  • Firepit
  • 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 offer 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.

Accommodation options:

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


  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Viewing Deck

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FAQs about Tomjachu Bush Retreat
What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at Tomjachu Bush Retreat are:

•  Cape Town Reservations +27 (0) 21 794 9050
•  Durban Reservations: +27 (0) 31 941 5945
•  Johannesburg Reservations: +27 (0) 10 446 8045.

Alternatively, you can check availability and book online by clicking here.

Where about is Tomjachu Bush Retreat located?
Tomjachu Bush Retreat is located at the following location / address: Greater Kruger National Park.