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Bayethe Tented Camp
Shamwari Game Reserve, Eastern Cape
Stars : 4
Capacity : 18
Price : R4750
Shamwari Game Reserve , the malaria free, private game reserve situated in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, has received numerous international awards, including the World`s Leading Conservation Company and Game Reserve for many consecutive years.It is situated in the verdant bush along the Bushmans River, halfway between Port Elizabeth and Grahamstown, a pleasant drive from Cape Town, forming a natural extension to the famous Garden Route.
Tented luxury and riverine privacy. "By-ye-ti", the welcoming salutation you will receive on your arrival at this splendid stone walled and thatch roofed lodge. Absorb the pulse of the African bush from the viewing deck, framed by riverine trees and overlooking river pools where antelope venture a twilight drink and crowned eagles glide on the darkening sky.
A superb five star Bush Camp offering the nature lover a little piece of heaven accommodated in one of Bayethe`s 9 thatched roof and canvas tents, all with your own private decks and heated plunge pools, air-conditioning and electric blankets for those cold evenings. Mini-bar stocked with beverages to keep the thirst at bay as well as some nibbly bits for those late night snacks. A private safe in each room as well as Tea and coffee making facilities for your enjoyment during your stay at Bayethe. Each tent also boasts their own indoor or outdoor shower for those a little more adventurous.
The main areas of the lodge provides for both indoor or outdoor dining or opt for supper in the boma, should the weather not be conducive for an outdoor meal, enjoy the fireplace in the lounge and indoor dining room with superb meals at times suitable to your pace. A Curio Shop offers souvenirs for travellers wishing to purchase that little something for your loved ones at home.
While sitting next to the boma fire, allow its crackling, a nightjar and the distant howl of a jackal to serenade you into relaxation. Bayethe Lodge offers the ultimate in luxury, tented accommodation. Each of the tents are nestled along the riverbed, camouflaged under trees allowing ample privacy and unsurpassed comforts. Early morning and evening game viewing drives in open land rovers as well as guided nature walks and bird watching are all part of this magnificent experience.
"Bayethe Nkosi"- "I salute you great one"
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Activities and Facilities
- Plug Adapter
- Outdoor Shower
- Night Drives
- Laundry Service
- Hair Dryer
- Game Walks
- Game Drive
- En-suite Bathroom
- Curio Shop
- Coffee Stations
- Boma Dinners
- Big 5
- Air Conditioning
- Qualified Guides
- Research Area
- Room Service
- Viewing Deck
- Wake Up calls
- Wine Cellar
NOTE : Some of the activities and facilities are not covered by the rate quoted and may be surchargeable.
Luxury TENT: January to 31 December 2013 - R4 750 pp. Low Seaon 01May to 30 September 2013 - R4000 pp. Single supplement is 50% surcharge.
Superior Tent costs available on request as well as Child Policy Information.
The rate is inclusive of Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, high tea, Tea & Coffee, Wate, Game Drives and guided walks & game drive beverages.
Please do not hesitate to contact African Chapter for further information and options of the activities available in the Eastern Cape. Special long stay rates and combination packages available on request.