Tengile River Lodge
Situated in the private Sabi Sands Game Reserve, with an unfenced border to the world-renowned Kruger National Park, andBeyond Tengile River Lodge sits on a river bank with magnificent views from all angles. The Sabi Sands offers one of the richest wildlife areas on the African continent, home to a host of animals including the Big 5 (lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino and leopard), which you can enjoy seeing on morning and evening game drives as well as guided bush walks.
The lodge itself has elegant interiors. It has a warm and contemporary style and is built with an extremely light footprint. It features nine floating suites that each look out over the river from the shelter of a cool riverine forest. Each of the spacious suites features a sunken lounge, an elegant bedroom, a bathroom that opens out onto the forest and a private deck with lap pool. The living areas are cleverly designed to as to be easily converted to cater for children's sleeping arrangements at night.
- Boasts exclusive Sand River views where herds of elephants congregate
- Set in one of the worlds most prestigious wildlife sanctuaries
- Famed for its exhilarating leopard sightings
- Exquisite, ultra-luxe design and bespoke service
- Minimal ecological footprint
At a glance
- 9 Suites
- 12 Years +
- Open All Year
- All Inclusive
"Grab your beverage of choice and enjoy a private safari from your veranda, or even your bath, as the wildlife roam around camp."
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
Star Gazing/Star Bed
Take a journey through Tengile River Lodge to get a flavor of its unique style and character, designed to enchant every guest.
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Holiday to Tengile River Lodge
Tengile River Lodge is an absolutely, exquisitely beautiful lodge. It is the best of the best. The lodges are HUGE! The biggest lodge I have stayed in. Their outside space was very nice indeed. Beautiful balcony overlooking the Sabi Sand river, with amazing views of animals drinking in the river. O…Read full review
vacation to Tengile River Lodge
By far the best place we have visited in South Africa. Exceptional service and staff and wonderful environment and lodge. The rooms and accommodation were fabulous. Game driving in the Sabi Sands was amazing as there were so many animals crammed into such a small space. Wild dogs chasing impala, tr…Read full review
Honeymoon to Tengile River Lodge
Where do you even start with this place? Luxurious, intimate, incredibly designed are just the beginning. The real magic lies with its people. Nikki, Warren, Freddy, Senzo, Martin all made us feel like family here. The most amazing 4 days of our lives.Read full review
Honeymoon to Tengile River Lodge
Whereas Ngala felt cosy, this place felt luxurious. We kept saying to ourselves ‘is this all ours’. The rooms here are absolutely huge and so nicely set out with all the doors opening onto the veranda.
Our guide (Wade) and tracker (Vik) were amazing again and we saw so many animals. You could tell…