Royal Malewane Waterside
Royal Malewane Waterside offers an unrivalled luxury safari experience in South Africa’s Greater Kruger Park. A member of the exclusive Royal Portfolio group, which includes The Silo and La Residence, Waterside is nothing if not atmospheric with its panoramic views of the waterhole fringed by fever trees and wildlife. It is perfect for couples or families who value memorable experiences, personalised service, and unrivalled game viewing with the most qualified guiding team in Africa.
Waterside offers 2 Aloe Suites, 4 Luxury Suites, 1 Baobab Suite with 2 bedrooms and 1 Waterside House with 4 bedrooms. All the suites are elegant and individually decorated with Liz Biden’s signature maximalist style and feature private plunge pools on expansive decks with views over the bush (and sometimes visiting elephants). Dining at the lodge is completely flexible. Whether you feel like a light salad by the pool in the privacy of your Suite or a decadent 6-course dinner paired with fine wines, the dining team will ensure that you are carefully looked after. Between your thrilling wildlife activities, spend your days unwinding poolside, enjoying soothing wellness treatments, yoga and meditation, and relishing world-class wine tastings.
- The pinnacle of refinement and opulence
- Referred to as the ‘Harvard of the Bush’ with Africa’s most qualified guides
- Liz Biden’s famously bright, and eclectic designs
- Staff who anticipate every need of a modern luxury safari
At a glance
- 7 Suites & 1 Private House
- All Ages
- Open All Year
- Family Rooms
- All Inclusive
"If you don’t like the temperature of your plunge pool, it can easily be adjusted to your liking using the state-of-the-art solar and recycled water hydronic system."
Adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most.
Big 5 Safari
Guided Walking Safari
Take a journey through Royal Malewane Waterside to get a flavour of its unique style and character, designed to enchant every guest.
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HOW TO BOOK
At Mahlatini, we like to make things easy for you. Browse our website for inspiration or pick up the phone. Whether you’re full of ideas or unsure of where to start, we’re here to help. Serial safari-goer or first-time visitor, we’re ready to create your ultimate tailormade itinerary.
Call us or enquire online. Share your wish list and we’ll start planning your adventure.
Your dedicated travel expert will be in touch within 24 hours to start designing your bespoke African itinerary.
We won’t stop refining your plans until we get the perfect trip at the best price.
Receive your Mahlatini travel documents, pack your bags and set off on your trip of a lifetime!
We routinely go the extra mile to ensure that we not only plan the perfect itinerary but ensure that you're in good hands at every stage of your journey. That's why we are especially proud to maintain an overall client satisfaction rating of 98%.
Honeymoon to South Africa & Mozambique
Our trip was seamless and well planned out! We enjoyed every moment! I'm also very impressed how the whole trip was catered to work around Justin's egg/chicken allergies; this was a huge relief for us. We thoroughly enjoyed the food and memories we shared on our trip!Read full review
holiday to South Africa
The overall experience was amazing! Everything was well-coordinated and went according to plan. Great game viewing, great accommodation and the transfers between lodges went according to plan. Was very impressed with the meet and greet team - on arrival they helped me sort out a local sim card wh…Read full review
Honeymoon to South Africa & Seychelles
A trip of a lifetime. The planning truly planned off. We will have these memories forever.Read full review