"I stayed at the Serenity house. Firstly it was absolutely clean. The house itself is rustic which I love. Myself and my husband enjoyed the peacefulness and tranquility that Mamagalie has to offer. We had horses visit us in the morning which was such a pleasant surprise as they came right up to the..."more
"We really enjoyed staying there. It was lovely. Just what we needed. "
"Oh! What a wonderful place to visit and have peace of mind. You can only hear birds singing sweet lovely various tunes.
Surely I will come back again soon and I recommend Mamagalie Mountain Lodge to others. We manage to walk to Rock Pools 3km walk an amazing natural place, nature at its best. <..."
"We stayed at the River lodge. What a beautiful place. So quiet and private. Just what we needed! "
"Mamagalie Lodge, what you see is what you get! The lodge was beautiful and everything it says it is. We used this as a city escape, and even though it is so close to JHB, you feel as if you are in another land. The feel of being out in nature with the glass doors expanding most of the room is amazin..."more
"Very clean, cosy and peaceful. The host was friendly and welcoming. My husband and I really enjoyed our stay."
"Our stay at Mamagalie was beyond our expectations. The owners are very professional and friendly, our room was amazing, very clean, romantic and had everything we needed. Not to mention the outside shower in the treetops. This was certainly a wow factor.
It was great to relax, have a braai ..."
"We had a blast and will surely return soon for another mind blowing peaceful relaxation time in the heart of nature's beauty! "
"What an amazing hidden gem! We had a great 4 days at the Tranquility Lodge and would absolutely recommend this place to anyone looking to really get away and reconnect with your partner and nature. The owners are amazing, the animals are plentiful and the atmosphere is great. I would also recommend ..."more
"Had a wonderful, peaceful and a romantic time with my loved one. I wouldn't make to come to the place again. It was such a perfect 3 days for us to get away from the city and get close to nature for our anniversary I am definitely going back there.
We had warm welcome, the place was neat and w..."
"Oh!!!! What a nice place to be with your partner and enjoy your quality time listening to the birds singing all love songs, its a quite great place of love and relaxation for reviving the love with your partner."
"Our visit to Mamagalie Mountain Lodge was amazing. We booked Forest Lodge for the weekend and it was exactly how it looked in the pictures we have seen. Even though it was a wet weekend, we spent our nights sipping on something warm infront of the fireplace. Unfortunately we couldn't visit the Rock ..."more
"Peaceful and stress relieving living quite literally in the trees watching birds and squirrels and baby civet monkeys play."
"Our stay at Mamagalie Lodge was awesome, the peaceful and quite time we had was long overdue.
The Forest lodge we stayed in really makes you feel like you in a forest.
Giles made us feel welcome and we cannot say thank you enough for the time we could spent there."
"Mamagalies mountain lodge is a very nice and lovely place and the staff is friendly and welcoming, everything was awesome from the bush experience on hiking safety and to the rock pools so we definitely had a lovely stay.surely we'll go again!Big up"
"When you want to relax you do it in nature and that's the place to be."
"This was my 2nd visit to this absolutely amazing establishment and I fell in love a little more! My previous stay was at River Lodge and this time my boy's and I stayed at Bush Lodge and what a treat it was.
The addition of the main bedroom is just beautiful and the view is breath taking, so m..."
"I can't stop talking about the place. The welcoming love from Giles, the environment to the best place I've visited before. The nature, happy sounds of the birds in the morning and noon was awesome. The cleanliness and the safety was excellent. "
"What I enjoyed most was the presence of nature, birds serenading in the background and rustic, tree-house feel accommodation. No human noise and ample opportunity to wander around with wildebeest snorting along the way. Perfect opportunity to connect to self, nature and loved ones. I will definitely..."more
"Pictures can't do justice to the beautiful and magical setting of this lodge. Besides this, the greater farm on which it is situated is a piece of paradise. During our 3 night stay we had nice long walks on the farm, encountered lots of game, saw monkeys and squirrels up close from the tree house in..."more
"Relaxation at its finest, blissful perfection - just a little bit of heaven.
"If peace and quiet is what you need and have a love for animals, then Mamagalie Mountain Lodge is definitely the place for you. "
"We had a lovely stay at Mamagalie Mountain Lodge in the Forest Lodge. It is very beautiful and peaceful there. You really get a chance to recharge and be closer to your loved one.
Would highly recommend the Forest Lodge. Miss the place already, can't wait to go back."
"Our stay at Mamagalie lodge was an ideal getaway from the busy city life.
Our lodge was secluded with a romantic setting of fairy lights in the garden.
The lodge has everything you need,making your stay comfortable.
A perfect spot for a timeout with your loved one."
"This was an amazing weekend for anybody that want to get away from the noise of cars and what is going on in South Africa. It is so nice to be so close to God's nature and enjoy the fresh air and just away from everybody and everything. If you love quietness and the nature this is the ideal breakaw..."more
"Very secluded and perfect romantic getaway. The mountain lodge was amazing, clean and a relaxing place to be in. One of my new favourites escapes from the busy city life. Definitely going back to Mamagalie Lodge. We really enjoyed our stay this weekend. Thank you Giles and Derek for your exceptional..."more
"The surroundings was beautiful and the animals was well looked after."
"The lodge has glass all around letting the sunlight in making it a bright and spacious lodge. The view is beautiful, the Spa bath was a treat but the outside shower was the best.
Tranquility is the perfect description for this stay."
"This was a stunning location which delived on all promises. We had total privacy, accompanied with beautiful views from all rooms. The Double Spa bath is a must.. will be back to try one of the other lodges."
"We loved the absolute silence, except for the birds and the insects. A really relaxing stay which definitely was not long enough. We will certainly be back in the new year for a few days where we can really relax and forget about everything back in the city"
"My boyfriend and I recently stayed at the Bush lodge, and I must say, it was one of the best weekend getaways I've had.
Absolutely private, and beautiful views. Got treated to a spectacular lightning show during a thunderstorm.
Romantic, cozy and stress-free.
Will definitely be back! "
"The Mountain lodge is privately situated with the view of the mountains and animals that are in the lodge. The owner Mr Giles made sure that we feel safe and encouraged us to take a walk to the rock pool, and we had great fun and felt refreshed after spending the whole day in the rock pool that is s..."more
"This was an awesome experience, an absolute great place to stay, especially if you want to rest and just chill, an excellent facility, we loved it out there."
"We spent 3 nights in the Mountain Lodge.
Absolutely fantastic! Had wonderful hikes and enjoyed the splendid views and silence.
Thanks to Giles for your hospitality."
"We spent 3 nights at the River Lodge. It was a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of our normal lives. The silence(other than that of Nature's glorious sounds) was intoxicating. The chalet is very comfortable. Mosquito netting over the windows would have allowed us to leave them open at night..."more
"We stayed at the Tranquility Lodge for the weekend and it met all our expectations. This lodge is perfect for the romantic weekend away. It has beautiful scenery and wildlife but at the same time perfectly private. I would definitely recommend this as a weekend getaway for couples."
"It really earned its name:
Tranquility.. Its a beautiful, beautiful, beautiful.
If you are looking for a quite and peaceful time, its the place to go.
"we Enjoyed the very beautiful neat, comfortable, romantic and fully equipped tree house lodge. The Jacuzzi was awesome. Enjoyed the peace and quite, privacy, nature, lovely farm and hike to the rock pools. Will definitely be back.
"This is the right place to just relax. It was wonderful to be so close to nature. No TV and living conditions are environmental friendly with Solar Power and Gas Geyser, Stove and fridge.We will go there again whenour batteries needs a charge. "
"Beautiful viewof the Buffelspoort dam from bush lodge. Giles really does go the extra mile to make sure you are happy and have every thing you require in order to have a memorable stay.
We unfortunately had to leave after one day as our house sitter had a family emergency. Giles offered us a..."
"Perfect place for couples, not noise no interruptions."
"My husband & I recently had the pleasure of spending a weekend at River Lodge (one of the 5 lodges available at Mamagalie Mountain Lodge). We had the most peaceful, relaxing weekend we've had in years! The lodge is extremely private & really provided the 'break from the world' that we needed..."more
"What a wonderful private weekend getaway. Did not see a soul for the whole weekend. If you are looking for a romantic getaway far from the hustle and bustle of every day life, this is the place to be. Time literally stands still."
"This is definitely the best chilled weekend out of the city I had in a while. It was worth it. So private, so secure absolutely fantastic."
"Perfect Place to recharge the 'batteries' in a beautiful setting. Highly Recommended."
"We spent our sixth anniversary at the Lodge. We had a fantastic time with all the privacy you could wish for. We loved every minute of it and we are blessed with new memories to treasure for a lifetime. Thank you so very much!"
"If it is a secluded break you are after, Mamagalie is where you need to be. Stunning Lodges, breath-taking scenery and raw bush that is so well preserved with minimal human fingerprints. Giles is an amazing host that truly does go the extra mile for his guest but above that he has a vast knowledge a..."more
"Just to let you know , we have just returned from our weekend at Mamagalie Lodge.
For a relaxing do nothing break, it was great.
The walk to the rock pools takes about an hour plus, but most enjoyable.
We will definitely go back again."
"Thanks Giles for a lovely time. The lodge is private, beautiful and we had a wonderfully relaxing week. We will definitely be back."
"It was the most relaxed few days away from home. We enjoyed our little splash pool and without television me and my kids bond and chat a lot. Bathing was another experience. Lots and lots of bubble bath, glass of ice cold mountain water and the view of nature! This experience was truly a blessing. T..."more
"It was wonderful, Giles made us feel very welcome. The lodge was beautiful and so calm and peaceful. It was a lovely break which recharges your batteries, will definitely go back."
"We spent our 35th Wedding Anniversary in Forest Lodge. Absolutely perfect if you desire lovely accomodation, peace, quiet and to be surrounded by trees. It was wonderful to be able to totally relax and switch off from the stresses of today's world. Well done Giles and Melanie, you have the most won..."more
"Lovely stay in gorgeous surroundings. Well maintained and very relaxed. "
"Excellent accommodation and facilities."
"Very friendly hosts and a warm welcome! Cosy cottage - thumbs-up for sliding doors, windows, outside shower and braai! A nice view, but not overlooking the small stream. Unfortunately the rock pool, one of the main attractions for us, was filled with sand from the mountain. We enjoyed the privacy, s..."more
"Wonderful getaway from the city life. Very private. "
"What an amazing place to spend our 1st Anniversary. We really enjoyed the weekend. Will definitely go back again! Breathtaking view!"
"A great and quiet place.
A good place to relax.
Clean and nice cottage."
"We really and truly enjoyed our stay at the lodge, very tranquil and relaxing. Thanks to Giles for the a memorable weekend, the entire team sends their regards. Thank you once again."
"It was a wonderful relaxing weekend. Excellent place and location."
"The weekend at the Mountain Lodge was awesome! The deco and facilities are excellent and the host is charming and extremely helpful. There is a nice rustic atmosphere and it is perfectly suited for relaxing and being romantic."
"Enjoyed our weekend away at Mamagalie Bush Lodge! Beautiful and very clean - will definitely visit again."
"We had a fantastic time at Mamagalie Lodge. Peaceful, lovely, serene environment. Spacious comfortable accommodation. We had booked the bush lodge, but because it was cold the owners offered to accommodate us in the bigger and more luxurious mountain lodge at no extra cost. I guess that's what's cal..."more
"Was a great getaway for me and my hubby. Thank you - we will visit again."
"Amazing, cosy, comfy. Absolutely perfect."
"This is the second time that my wife and I took a break at Mamagalie and the experience is still amazing. It's private and the closest you can get to nature. Is you want to take a break from the busy everyday life and just recharge, Mamagalie will be the place to go.
You can't get closer to..."
"Ons ondervinding was n stukkie hemel gevoel, dit was passie vol en sensasie, met die natuur skoon om jou. Die privaatheid wat forest lodge jou bied was baie romanties. Veral die rots poels is n moet die water helder skoon en ook netso privaat."
"A most relaxing weekend. No other people and only the natural outdoors. We caught glimpses of baboons on our walk to the Rock Pools. Spacious and luxurious bathroom with large windows that gives the feeling of bathing outdoors."
"The forest lodge was everything it claimed to be - a complete getaway from the rat-race without TV and forced to chat, play cards, read and relax.
It was comfortable and well stocked with every basic essential. The sky lights make the dancing forest canopy an absolute treat and the lightenin..."
"Mamagalie was a wonderful getaway for a couple of days. We were able to relax and enjoy nature. This is the perfect place for some peace and quiet. I would definitely recommend it and will be back soon."
"A little piece of heaven on earth. Cliche I know, but it is amazing. Tucked away in between the mountains and trees lies Mamagalie Lodge. Whether you are an outdoor-hiking person or a stay-in-and-read person, this lodge is perfect. Whatever your fancy, you are guaranteed not to see another soul for ..."more
"The Bush Lodge at Mamagalie is absolutely stunning with the most amazing views. We didn't want to leave and can't wait to go back!"
"What a little piece of heaven right here on earth. It was one of our best weekends ever. Everything was just perfect with romance in the air."
"My girlfriend and I recently went here for our one-year anniversary, and we could not have picked a better place to spend it! The surroundings were spectacular, the privacy and peacefulness was more than needed. Overall, it was a wonderful place to stay."
"Stunning place. Very quiet and peaceful weekend to recharge one's batteries. Secluded and romantic with excellent hosts. "
"My siter Zandi, my friend Pinky and our kids had a wonderful and memorable quiet weekend. The manager,Giles, was so helpful. He was our friend to call at any time. What we loved most about the place was the crime free area. Wow, it's a small haven. Will definitely come back for more days. Thank you ..."more
"We had the pleasure of staying at the Mountain Lodge. What a great and relaxing place. Location is stunning with a beautiful view. Giles is friendly and helpful, and the overall experience was great. The lodge is comfortable with good beds and nice linen. Huge, fully stocked kitchen, nice bathrooms..."more
"Was baie lekker, plekkie is pragtig en baie privaat. Het 'n wonderlike naweek gehad gerus en ontspan en die atmosfeer was een van bos met romantiek. Het die 3 km bergpoele toe aangepak. Pragtig en die heerlikste bergwater.
Was very nice! Place is beautiful and private. Had a wonderful weekend..."
"We had such a wonderful relaxing time at Mamagalie Mountain Lodge. It's a beautiful place on a gorgeous spot and was so much more then we expected. Everyone at Mamagalie was so friendly and we will most defiantly go again. To be honest I didnÕt want to go home."
"The most quiet place I have ever been to. Just what one needs to get away from the city rush.We had a friendly welcome and departure from Giles. Nothing better to have a drink in the pool admiring the view. We enjoyed our stay and will definitely go back soon."
"Well, there is nothing more relaxing than Mamagalie Bush Lodge. The nature drives you to relax. For a getaway I shall consider this anytime. Thank you so much for an amazing stay. You will definitely see us again."
"We had a wonderful time. Very quiet, peaceful and beautiful place with all you need for a relaxing stay. Loved the big bath and the deck at the braai. "
"The cabin: spacious, modern, bright due to many windows and skylights, clean, fully equipped including games and vast magazine selection.
The location: stunning and absolutely private."
"The most quietest place i have ever been to. What a lovely expereince. Thanks Mamagalie."
"The Bush Lodge was awesome. The peace and tranquillity was just as described. This truly is a wonderful place to get away from it all, put your feet up and relax. The lodge has all the facilities expected of a good standard. We were particularly impressed with the welcome we received and the info av..."more
"Wonderful setting in the bush to relax from the hustle and bustle of the city and accommodation and stay in the lodge deserves a 5 star rating. Will definitely visit again!"
"The Mamagalie Mountain Lodge is a beautiful place in the middle of the bush with lovely views of the mountains and the Buffelspoort Dam. We enjoyed the pool, nature and the peace away from it all."
"Mamagalie Lodge was the most relaxing holiday experience we've ever had. Giles and Melanie were great hosts. Everything was prepared before we got there. Privacy was the best. Will definitely go back there."
"Dit was ongeloflik lekker. Net die plek waar n mens kan gaan en ontspan en die chales is van die mooiste wat ek al gesin het, die gasvryheid van Giles is wonderlik, dit laat jou somer welkom voel."
"Very special place to celebrate our first wedding anniversary, like a second honeymoon! beautiful surroundings, stunning view. loved the privacy! Forest lodge is gorgeous. words cannot describe this piece of heaven adequately."
"Most peaceful and tranquil place. Really out in the bush. completely private and relaxing. Take a book and relax."
"A piece of paradise!"
"The unit is lovely and provides comfortable accommodation for young and old. The stunning views and bird life is breathtaking. No words can actually express what a wonderful, peaceful, stunning venue this is. Giles and staff are friendly and accommodating. It is extremely private just what we ne..."more
"The lodge has beautiful surroundings and is very peaceful. Ideal weekend away if you just want to relax. Will definitely visit the lodge again!"
"God created the earth in six days which included Mamagalie lodge.A beautiful place,quiet and peaceful.We loved our stay. Fantastic!!"
"Wonderful, warm host, Giles. Comfortable, spacious accommodation with everything thought of - will definitely return in summer!"
"What a place, this is the perfect place to remind you that nature still rule. If mother nature can not fix you nothing will. Giles is such a perfect host, not once did we come short of anything, they really go the extra mile for the customers. We will definitely go back."
"Just what we were looking for, quiet, clean, privacy. Everything you need in the kitchen, great deco, lots of space.
Highly recommended for a family break get away or just for the two of you."
"Our only regret was not staying a little longer to enjoy the scenery and ambiance. Giles was an excellent host and his accommodation fabulously well-kitted out with all the necessaries for a great weekend or breakaway."
"We had an absolutely awesome time. We loved the experience and it was extremely relaxing. We definitely hope to visit again."
"It was wonderful and can not wait to go back! We want to go again in the summer so we can make use of the pool. It was so romantic to sit in front of the fire place at night with a glass of wine and listening to the sound of crackeling wood. Giles, thank you so much for making our experience a unfor..."more
" Perfect place to use when one needs to relax and rejuvinate - time away from the city. I have made this my new holiday destination - especially when I need to relax and be close to nature.
The owners were the perfect host. They are simply the best !"
"What a great venue we had a awesome time there! Thanks allot to Giles for a great little vacation."
"Beautiful scenery and very comfortable clean and and well equipped accommodation. area is very quiet, even a visit from the resident owl."
" When we first got there I was wondering how we were going to keep ourselves busy for 3 days - but I realized I could have stayed 3 weeks! It was amazingly relaxing, and I ended up being able to spent quality time with my family!!! The kids loved every second! Giles was friendly and helpful whenever..."more
"It is a very nice Lodge and nice to relax. alone in the nature and very private. Will definitely go again. "
"It was pleasant and quiet. We saw some bush pig and monkeys. The accommodation is very nature friendly, which we loved. the walk to the rock pools was tiring and a bit confusing. "
"It was something out of a storybook
We really felt welcome the moment we arrived
You feel so close to the wilderness
A weekend it to sort and next time we go we will definitely stay longer than a weekend"
"An absolutely stunning place with magnificent views! We had a flat battery on our bakkie & Giles camee to our rescue and jump started the bakkie for us!!!! I can recommend this place to anyone who wants tranquility, no noise, away from the hustle of the city!!!!"
"Our two grown up children and my husband and I spent a fantastic three nights at two of the lodges at Mamagalie Mountain Lodge. The favourite of course, was the Bush Lodge, with it's part tented bedroom and lounge area, and the view over the valley and dam!
I can truly say that I felt this w..."
"Form the moment we arrived we felt welcome. A great secluded place surrounded by the sounds of nature. I'll recommend it to anyone looking to get away for a peaceful break away from everyday stress.
If you plan on taking a hike up to the upper rock pools... take some proper hiking gear. Well ..."
"I don't think I have ever been so relaxed in my life!!! It is such a beautiful place! We will definitely come back! Everything was wonderful. And thank you so very much to out hosts who took good care of us and made sure we were happy and relaxing. "
"It was to be a late X-mas spent with loved ones we have not seen for a while,, little did we know it would be the best X-mas spent with loved ones - being so close to God and His beautiful creations. A time to remember memories never to be forgotten. Thank you for having us. May God keep us safe..."more
"The most amazing recharge I ever experienced. Well done Giles, truly a place to relax and get in touch with yourself again..
"The experience was all we could have wished for. Will definitely return for more!
The rates also affordable."
"This was one of the most memorable weekends we had in a long time. The lodge is exquisite and the view absolutely awesome. The extreme privacy of the lodge makes it an ultimate weekend break-away destination. We still wanted to explore the whole Magalies Meander but never left the lodge. Even though..."more
"The weekend was a experience of a lifetime.
I would recommend it to to each and everyone.
You must prepare yourself for best time of your life with your partner.
No contact with the outside world can rejuvenate your soul."
"Thanks for the lovely service.
It has all being wonderful from the date of making enquiries to our last night at the lodge.
The service we experienced at the lodge and by Safarinow is priceless."
"It was a perfect!!!! Will definitely recommend the place to anyone."
"Myself and my girlfriend had an awesome mid week break, Giles(owner) was really friendly and hospitable! The lodge that we stayed in was huge and potentially accommodates 12 people.... We will definitely be returning with our mates! The pool in front of the lodge was magical on the hot summer days t..."more
"I have recommended them already to everybody I know. This action speaks for itself."
"the stay was great! we absolutely loved it. its the perfect getaway from everything and everyone. the views are stunning and whole setup of the place is just wonderful. We will go back anytime. Thanks Giles and Melanie."
"gGat hosts , very romantic atmosphere , safe environment , will be back soon for a few more nights , thank you Giles and Melanie."
"The lodge is more than amazing. The atmosphere was perfect for relaxation. What stood out for me was how quiet it was, you can truly feel that you are away from everything and everyone. Great place Giles!!"
"We had a splendid stay, a place to definitely be recommended. Thanks for the hospitality, hope to be back very soon!"
"What a peaceful getaway in the middle of the bush, with plenty of beautiful birds, squirrels a few buck and surprisingly quite a number of different trees and shrubs. We were privy to lovely sunsets every evening, and a toilet and bathroom that gives you a natural view! Our host Giles was very help..."more
"Clean, safe with beautiful surroundings!! Will be back during summer time!!"
" It was a great place to just break away from the city buzz even if it was just for one night."
"Everything was absolutely perfect, it was a stunning relaxing weekend. We will definitely be returning in summer!!
Thanks for a stunning weekend!!!"
"Giles and Melanie are awesome hosts. The Lodge was exactly what we were looking for! "
"The Mamagali luxury tented Lodge was by far the most wonderful place that I have ever stayed at, in and out of SA. I have never experienced such cleanliness, tranquillity and hospitality, ever. We had the most awesome time at Mamagali and will most definitely return, but this time for a longer stay...."more
"Very romantic and private. Will see us again in the summer to test the pool."
"It was wonderful, the location was beautiful and the hosts were very accommodating.
We had a lovely stay, very relaxing."
"The objective was a weekend away as a family (with adult married children) and Mamagalie was ideal - extremely well suited, relaxing, peaceful and just what the doctor ordered. Weekend was a bit short for the amount of nothingness we did! Thanks to Giles and all involved.
Not really a trave..."
"Mamagalie was just the break we needed to unwind and relax away from city life. Private, spacious and well equipped as well as being in a really beautiful part of the world. Giles and family were great and we would definitely recommend a stay with them whenever you get a chance. "
"We had a marvelous weekend. It was very quiet and secluded. The view from our unit of the mountains and the Buffelspoortdam was beautiful. Very private. Did not see any other people all weekend. The perfect romantic getaway in a peaceful tranquil environment. Our host was very accommodating and frie..."more
"Our stay was very nice! We also loved the hiking trails. It was a very nice big room. We'll most definitely come back!"
"The nicest weekend we have had in a long long time, and Giles, our host, very friendly & pleasant.
We will be definitely going there again in the near future."
"The accommodation was stylish and comfortable, catering for our every need. Being in the middle of the bush with absolute peace and magnificent views made for a truly soulful experience! I can't wait to go back..."
" I have never been in a place that is so
peaceful before and the views all around the chalet' were
"We loved our time staying at Mamagalie Mountain Lodge. We can recommend it to anyone. "
"A beautiful, peaceful, romantic place. Just Perfect !"
"It was totally private and so quiet. Everything we needed was available and more. We could just relax."
"It was the most peaceful weekend I had in years. Giles thanks for a wonderful weekend, although we got lost in the mountains it was a nice long refreshing walk!"
"The service we recieved was excellent, we were recieved at the gates like clockwork, taken to our lodge & had privacy the whole weekend just as promised. The scenery was awesome, the enjoyed the walk we took. Thank you Giles for the awesome weekend. See you again. Thanks safarinow.com."
"We spent an exellent time at the lodge, but for people from Maputo this was a freezing experience!! Maybe you should mention this in your description for people living outside South Africa that the outside braai and swimming pools/pools in the river might not be the best unwinding experience during ..."more
"We had the most wonderful 2 days at the lodge - wish we had stayed for longer!!! It is so peaceful and the cottage is so beautiful that we did not want to leave. We had a lot of plans for the days that we were there but did not even leave the farm! We will definitely be back and have recommended it ..."more
"We loved the lodge - it was clean, secluded, Giles was very friendly and had eveything we needed!
All with a great view!"
"Thanks Giles. Had a fantastic weekend away the in the new bush lodge. A very private and secluded spot with everything you could want. A truly relaxing experience. "
"We decided to stay, just came home to fetch our stuff!!!
Dont change a thing, it is excellent!!!"
"It was a lovely and peaceful holiday and we cannot wait to go back again. Nature did us good."
"This was the best weekend ever. Being away from everything and everyone really was food for the soul.
We'll be back for some more secluded alone time.
Will make sure we have a 4x4 next time, you really need one there."
"I never thought you can still get something so perfect on earth. We had a wondeful time at the lodge and will definitely be back with more people. If you want to relax and escape from the city rush, this is the place to go. Hope you enjoy it as much as we did. Thanx again to Giles and Mel from M..."more
"We have needed a weekend of peace and rest and that is what Mamagalie Mountain lodge gave us. We enjoyed the view over the Buffelspoortkloof. It was really, really a very peaceful weekend."
"We had an absolutely wonderful stay at Mamagalie Lodge. It was a very peaceful and relaxing setting - with everything that we needed. The staff were fabulous and friendly and we would definitely love to go back and will."
"We had a wonderful time at the Mamagalie Bush Lodge, although short. It was so nice to be out of the busy and noisy environment. We are planning to visit the lodge again sometime early 2007 for a longer stay."
"If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and take in what nature has to offer, then this is definitely the place to go. The view and scenery is spectacular, and it has more than everything you could ever need to enjoy your vacation.
We spent two nights there, which ..."
"Thank you for our wonderful stay it was truely amazing and relaxing. The hammocks are perfect so comfortable for an afternoon nap, and everything else is of high quality, excellent value for money. If you are looking for privacy and quiet relaxation this is the spot to be. We will most certainly ..."more
"We thoroughly enjoyed our time at Mamagalie..it is a place to destress and relax from all the rush of the city.we loved everything about the place(chalet,surroundings, birdlife,trees etc) and will definitely recommend it and return for our next break with family."
"Excellent accommodation, really top-notch facility. All the details have been taken care of, and the owners are more than willing to assist and look after their guests without being intrusive. The location is phenomenal, and incredibly peaceful."
"Fantastic - very refreshing - peaceful surroundings, just what we needed for a holiday. it was more than we expected, we got a very welcoming reception from the manager. Please forward our sincere gratitude.
"If you want to know what the meaning of 'Tranquile' is, Mamagalie is definitely the place to visit. We thoroughly enjoyed our 3 day stay @ Mamagalie and we will definitely be doing it AGAIN! The unit was tidy and clean and exceeded our expectations. The view was absolutely stunning and the overall b..."more
"Enjoyed the bush experience."
"We had the most relaxing, quiet, peaceful five days at Mamagalie. I would recommend it to anyone looking to wind down and refresh their spirits. The service was superb from both the staff and the owners of the lodge. And the lodge itself is comfortable, spacious, and full of country charm.
"Exactly what we needed to unwind - peaceful, beautiful setting. The Lodge itself is magnificent."
"What an AWESOME place for a city slicker breakaway! The hosts are so friendly and welcoming. Our unit (Forest Lodge) was so much more that I expected! Clean, well equipped, cozy and the double bath is a bonus :) The view of the Olive Trees from the bedroom, bathroom, lounge and patios makes for a ni..."more
"The weather wasn't great but this was by far the best accommodation and environment that we stayed in while away in a very long time."
"I love and adore nature, especially trees, and the Tranquility Lodge is surrounded by trees which to me was absolutely magical. The trees are beautiful and the tree-lodge blends in perfectly with its surroundings and you feel as if you are literally living inside the forest but with all the luxurie..."more
"It was a most enjoyable and relaxing weekend for us at Mamagalie Lodge! Well equipped , neat and clean accommodation. Had a lovely walk to the Rock pools and saw some wild animals such as Wildebeest and Zebras. Will definitely recommend Mamagalie Lodge! "
"My holiday was epic. I enjoyed my stay at Forest Chalet in Mamagalie Mountain Lodge. The place is beautiful, clean and very peaceful. It is perfect for escaping the city life to relax and connect with loved ones. The environment is very friendly with trees surroundings and I loved the outside shower..."more
"The lodge is exactly as advertised. It offers the utmost privacy and sense of peace. Serenity defined! You are kept company by bird sounds and occasional animals roaming around. The place is wonderful for reflecting, reconnecting with yourself and loved one/s away from the hustle and bustle of every..."more
"This place is absolutely stunning with great owners. We will be back and will tell everyone of our friends to go there. The place is nice and clean and well looked after. There is just nothing to complain about. Great value for money."
"Its ok if you just want to relax and do absolutely nothing. "
"The place was exactly as was advertised in the pictures on the website. Nothing disappointing at all. The location and setup was great. Very homely and peaceful. Our room was modern, comfortable and romantic. Awesome service. I'd go back again and I'd recommend the lodge to others. "
"A peaceful and quiet place situated in a great location. Modernly decorated with a unique setup. We had a fancy with room, complete with an open style "Jacuzzi" bath. Stunning. Amazing views. Facilities and service was great. The owners were friendly and accommodating. I've already recommended the l..."more
"The owners welcomed us on arrival. Quite lovely friendly people. Very helpful and accommodating. In fact everything was done professionally. The service was really good. The place itself was peaceful. The surrounding atmosphere was beautiful and refreshing. Our room was extremely luxurious. I loved ..."more
"If you want to enjoy a peaceful stay, in luxury, close to nature this is the place for you. It is a luxurious and romantic tree house, where you do not even close the curtains. You are greeted in the morning by birds singing, the little squirrels running in the trees and the soft sound of the stream..."more
"Lovely peaceful stay away. Beautiful accommodation very well kept. Heaven in the bush"
"Our stay was amazing . Peaceful and tranquil. With the pleasures of seeing animals from time to time just enjoy nature. I would definitely come back "
"Dit was die lekkerste bly wat ek al ooit in my lewe gehad het. Alles was skoon en netjies en die rustigheid kan ek vir niemand verduidelik nie. Ek was nog nooit by n Lodge of vakansie plekkie waar die linne en alles lekker ruik nie. Mamagalie Mountain Lodge is n wonderlike plekkie en hulle gaan m..."more
"We had a wonderful time as a family at Mountain Lodge at Mamagalie. The owner is friendly and very helpful and the surroundings are beautiful. We went for a 4.5km hike to the rock pool which was lovely. Mountain Lodge is spacious and clean, and has all that we needed, a great place to get away too."
"This was our second stay at Mamagalie and again we were completely satisfied with our choice.
Rather than staying at the same unit we stayed at last time, we decided to spice things up and get a different unit. The scenery we could look at the whole day, waking up, while lying in bed, having a J..."
"I booked in the Bushcamp alone to have me-time and be secluded. Just what the Doctor ordered! In the nature, secure and just the basics that you need. The facilities are excellent and the view splendid. Highly recommended."
"What a wonderful and relaxing time we had at this stunning place! With only the sound of the birds and the little stream as "music, what more can one ask for? No other people, just you and nature.
Melanie went out of her way to make this lodge, home from home and more!! The bathroom is stunning ..."
"A cozy place just enough for two. The place was situated high above giving us a lovely view to the beautiful surroundings of trees and birds. It was near to shops and walking trails. The hosts were incredibly friendly and helpful. Always made sure we had whatever we needed. A really wonderful experi..."more
"My stay at the Lodge was really nice. What was advertised on the website was exactly what I got and more. The bedrooms looks nice, beautifully equipped, and clean. Everything you needed was there. The staff gave pleasant service and I definitely will love to go back."
"Even though we stayed quite close to the main house, we still had lots of privacy. Our place was very spacious. It had everything we needed. Spotlessly clean. Luxurious bathroom that makes you feel like you are in Hollywood. The view, as well as the surrounding was just a calming peaceful effect. A ..."more
"Very secluded and private lodge for every visitor. Each lodge is so private that no one can disturb another. Our stay in Serenity Lodge was awesome and very enjoyable. The surrounding of the open field in front of the lodge was so calming and relaxing. The special jacuzzi spa on the front deck overl..."more
"This was a great getaway for us. Not far to drive from OR Tambo and the reception and treatment we received from management on our arrival was excellent."
"Well Giles our host was awesome, the accommodation was great and the scenery was brilliant, but the weather was awful, we highly recommend this Lodge."
"We were at Mamagalie for 4nights and it was absolutely amazing. It is so serene, I wouldn't mind going there once a year at least. Just to get some time away from the city. Melanie was very patient and helpful when we hiked to the rock pool mountain and we are very grateful. I recommend Mamagalie t..."more
"We had a wonderful time too short but enjoyed it. The quietness of the dark (without any city or street lights) nights with water running below us was just relaxing. The fireplace and bath inside with the outside shower on deck, good memories. Thanks
"Spent our 5th anniversary at Mamagalie. It was one of the best weekends away ever. Very private and absolutely beautiful. We stayed in the River Lodge. Awesome spa bath! We`ll definitely stay there again."
"We enjoyed our stay so much. The rooms was amazing and the view of the scenery was beautiful. The rock pool is about 10km away. We had a perfect experience and encountered no other complaints."
"Such a lovely, quiet and relaxed spot for couples. It was perfect for a weekend of quality time before our baby arrives. Giles and Melanie are fantastic hosts!"
"I love the location, it’s a perfect place for a getaway and the rooms was lovely. Management was friendly and very helpful. I would definitely go back and can recommend the place to anyone."
"The place was tranquil, peaceful and I had a lot of privacy. The accommodation was also really good and I enjoyed my stay."
"We had at the most amazing time! Couldn't think of a more amazing setting to relax and unwind. We did the hike to the rock pools (this is not a little hike - 11km, if you are unfit) but once you get there, the rock pools are awesome! Thank you for a great weekend, close to JHB but you feel a million..."more
"We had a great time. The accommodation was spacious and very comfortable. There was great care taken as far as security is concerned. The pool was very welcome respite to the warm weather. We had a great walk to the pools, and a generally relaxing time.
"Giles & Melanie have a beautiful establishment, loved the privacy, nature, birds, squirrel, trees right outside the river lodge. Swimming in the natural rock pools. Well worth the long walk, past Wildebeest & other game. Surprise honeymoon getaway for my bride, she's loving it & treating me like her..."more
"Perfect getaway for two to unwind from the hustle and bustle of busy Johannesburg!"
"The place is nice, private and well kept. What I like most was the beautiful view I had to experience. I was very happy with my stay. I will definitely love to go back and also highly recommend the place to anyone."
"My family of four, my sister, my other sister's family of five and my Mom spent a week at Mamagalie Mountain Lodge.
What a lovely place. Roads to get there are rough but worth it to be deep in the bush surrounded by birds and animals.
The lodge was comfortable and clean. We had everything ..."
"I stayed in the Serenity Lodge and it was wonderful! Lovely finishes, comfortable bed and a jacuzzi to die for. The perfect place to relax. Peaceful, quiet and a beautiful view. Will definitely go back."
"We had an absolutely awesome stay! I was very happy and impressed by the Bush Lodge. It was so peaceful and we enjoyed the complete tranquility of the place and the surrounding, it was the perfect place to unwind and refresh. We had an amazing stay and we got exactly what we needed!"
"Absolutely loved our stay in the serenity lodge at Mamagalie Mountain Lodge. Relaxing in the outdoor spa bath enjoying the lovely peaceful view was just the highlight of our stay and using an outdoor shower for the first time was exhilarating. Would recommend this lodge for anyone looking to get awa..."more
"We had an absolutely fantastic stay, everything was really great. It is such a beautiful place with amazing views. We loved the peace and quiet and most especially the indoor fireplace was really fantastic. We would definitely go back and recommend it to others."
"What an amazingly peaceful and calm weekend away. It was my partners birthday & I decided to spend a weekend away at a lodge not far from Joburgs hustle & bustle. Little did we know we will fall in love and appreciate Mother Nature like we did. Forest Lodge is a lovely clean and comfortable 1 bedroo..."more
"We had a wonderful time, everything was really good. We loved the fact that it was so quiet and there was nothing to do. In the city there’s so much noise and you’re always busy and rushed, the plan was to just getaway, relax and recharge, and we got exactly what we wanted. The place is so absolutel..."more
"We had really amazing stay. It’s an absolutely beautiful lodge, the Tranquility Lodge (room) that we stayed in is was truly stunning, being up in the trees, all the greenery and the openness of the Tranquility Lodge (room) was so relaxing and calming. Clive and Melanie were really accommodating and ..."more
"Lovely hideaway in a forest of trees! The cottage was much bigger than expected and was well equipped with everything we needed. The walk to the rock pools is definitely recommended, bring walking shoes!"
"Our stay was absolutely wonderful and so beautiful. I liked the peace and quiet, it was so lovely we could hear the birds chirping away. Our room was, if could say "E" for excellent. The people were so very lovely, they were kind and friendly, really great people. My favorite part of my stay was whe..."more
"We had an absolutely amazing stay at the Mamagalie Mountain Lodge. It was completely private and secluded, it felt like we stayed for ten days instead of our two fabulous days. We enjoyed the hiking trails as well as the rock pools. The facilities of the Lodge are great! The outdoor shower was quite..."more
"Where to start?!
Chalet was perfect, so clean, quiet, staff were fantastic, helpful, friendly, decent location.
Pool, stunning, so romantic yet rustic.
The perfect place for a couple looking to chill out and relax in peace and quiet without a worry in the world but with the option to do ..."
"We had a great time at Serenity - Mamagalie. Owners very friendly and made us feel at home. Ideal place for a relaxing weekend. Will recommend to families and friends and will go back soon. Chalet comfortable and the bath the best.
"My stay at this establishment was just wonderful. The rooms were clean an tidy. The service and staff were great. The atmosphere was exactly what we were looking for and we hope to re-visit very soon. I will highly recommend this establishment to others."
"An absolutely beautiful place. The cottage was ideally situated, I will return in cooler times. "
"We were really impressed with the whole lay out of the room; it was neat, clean and so welcoming. It had everything a person needed to make your week-end enjoyable. We really had a wonderful stay and we are and will recommend them to anyone and everyone. We will make a point of returning. It was rea..."more
"We stayed at the Tranquility Lodge for our 25th wedding anniversary, and there is no other words to describe it than Amazing! We took a walk to the Rock Pools and it is definitely worth it. The peace and quite is absolutely food for your soul. I hope that we will get the opportunity to stay there ag..."more
"We had a lovely stay at Mamagalie Mountain Lodge! Staying in the middle of the bush was really relaxing and the security is top notch so we never felt unsafe.
Giles was the perfect host and really went out of his way to pack the start of a fire, leave matches in the kitchen and a lovely vanity..."
"Mamagalie, is the perfect getaway for two nights, simple, clean and meets every basic need. To just get yourself grounded and out of the city, it works like a charm! Beautiful views and clean air, nobody to disturb you, just you and your thoughts. The 3km hike was so worth it, and again, good for ..."more
"What a stunning place this is indeed. I thoroughly enjoyed being accommodated at this lodge because it is very romantic and the surroundings are beautiful. I would most certainly love to return to this gem."
"Mamagalie Mountain Lodge is beautifully furnished, very comfortable and has a spectacular view. It is peaceful and quiet with a wonderful private pool. We loved the outdoor shower, also with a view! There is a well marked hiking trail with plenty of bird and animal life. Just a great place to get aw..."more
"We loved the quite peaceful surroundings of the place. All on your own. No one to bother you. Come and go as you like. Beautiful scenery,wildlife."
"It was amazing! The Forest Lodge was beautiful, 5 star all the way, clean, comfortable and very private. The assistance and concern from Giles was top class service. I think he has a wonderful idea in putting slat licks, water troughs and teff bales near the lodges to encourage the animals to "vis..."more
"Our stay at Mamgalie Lodge exceeded expectations. The hostess, Melanie went out of her way to ensure that we had everything we needed and nothing was too much trouble for her. She even offered to collect anything we might need from the nearby town. The lodge was beautifully clean and it was so pe..."more
"My husband (who mostly works out of the country) and I spent the most glorious peaceful weekend in the Forest Lodge recently. The lodge, which is completely remote from everything and everyone else on the farm, provides every possible convenience and comfort, despite being totally off the grid. Desp..."more
"Loved the place. Clean and quiet. That's a way one would like to get out of the City rush and have a quite time with a Loved one.
Made my 31st birthday a Bliss.
The owner is on top of his game. I will be back in this year still to enjoy a repeat of the Bliss I had with some friends..."
"I had a nice stay at Mamagalie Mountain Lodge, it was so peaceful and quiet. Upmarket well equipped chalet. Thank you for a good stay."
"Good morning, we actualy stayed at the River Lodge. All were as expected and we will visit again."
"Out stay was for a weekend breakaway. The lodge was a short drive from jhb which was a bonus already. The accommodation was neat and very cozy , the farm beautiful, the nature fantastic and the owners very friendly and welcoming. I would recommend Mamagalie to anyone any day!"
"This is a really awesome place. The atmosphere and surroundings were so lovely and quiet. I had a really nice time and would like to come back here again."
"We had an absolutely wonderful time here! We had a lot of fun and would recommend the place to others."
"We stayed for a total of five nights, If you are looking to take time-out from a hectic lifestyle - this is absolutely the place. All you can hear is the sounds of "nature". Cottages are beautifully furnished, and attention to detail with decorating and guests' requirements is second to none! Will..."more
"I had a fabulous time; I can recommend it to my family and friends.
"The place is great with a highly fitted security system, located in a place where your entitled to your peace of mind and enjoy nature while giving all your attention to your partner.
The owners here made us really feel at home and that also deserves applause. I'm happy I chose this place for my..."
"Our stay was brief but fine. I would use the Rooms For Africa website to book again as it was easy."
"Our stay was out of this world! Tranquilising, magic, surrounded with fairies. I have already advised a friend to book next week for a stay in the Forest Lodge."
"Mamagalie is like home away from home. I like the fact that you so away from the rush of urban life. The place is secluded and a perfect hideout for lovers or couples. Giles and Mel went out of their way to get us the little amenities that turn to be extremely important when you realize how far the..."more
"Beautiful place, we had an awesome time. This place comes highly recommended and will certainly revisit."
"I would like to thank the staff of Mamagalie Bush Lodge for a wonderful experience. We had a dream week-end."
"We were looking for an isolated getaway where we could breakaway from the stresses of daily life. We appreciated the low environmental impact that the lodge leaves and yet still have everything one would need to enjoy a stay.
We thoroughly enjoyed the remoteness, peace and quiet of the Mama..."
"The lodge is very peaceful and quiet, very relaxing. It is very private you do not hear or see any people."
"Mountain Lodge lived up to all our expectations. Refreshing to go to a place that offers exactly what it details in its ad. Wonderful weekend break - will definitely be going back again!"
"It was great to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. We had a lovely week with only the animals and each other for company. Sundowners in the evening spent watching the monkeys, found some rather scary looking spiders and even got to see some bokkies and dassies on one of our many walks...."more
"I wanted a quiet, romantic setting where I could propose to my future wife-to-be. The venue would have to be beautiful, scenic and luxurious, but still within my budget.
The Forest Lodge at Mamagalie Mountain Lodge proved to be the perfect setting and the beauty of the surrounding forest m..."
"We enjoyed a weekend stay at the bush lodge. We were in awe of the breathtaking views from everywhere in the lodge. The attention to small detail was refreshing. The essence of nature is truly captured in the lodge and in the location. The peacefulness of the surroundings and the complete solitude m..."more