Shamwari Villa Lobengula

Part of the Big 5 Shamwari Private Game Reserve in South Africa's Eastern Cape, Villa Lobengula is a pleasing escape from the world, where relaxation can take its course. The Villa takes inspiration from a traditional African kraal and offers guests peace and quiet in the tranquillity of the surrounding wilderness.

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Small and exclusive, the villa offers guests 6 suites, which can sleep a maximum of 2 people each. All rooms are en-suite and provide air conditioning and the option of an outdoor and indoor shower. Guests can relax on their own private patio or read in the library. The swimming pool is the perfect place to cool off in the heat of the day, with a Tsala deck perfect for topping up your tan.

The Villa provides a Relaxation Retreat with steam room and sauna as well as a fitness room to accommodate your needs, with reflexology and Thai massages available to guests. Lobengula strives to practice sustainable tourism, giving something back to the local communities by supporting community development programmes and using locally made items to add authenticity to the lodge decor.

Getting There

Shamwari Game Reserve is approximately a 1 hour drive from Port Elizabeth and approximately a 3.5 hour drive from the Garden Route.


Game drives, guided game walks, picnics and camping under the stars.

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