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Eagles Crag Lodge at Shamwari Private Game Reserve

Eagles Crag Lodge at Shamwari Private Game Reserve

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118 Reviews
Guide Price £2,369 per person
Based on 05 March 19, staying for 4 nights full board in a Suite with Plunge Pool (2 adults sharing). Flights not included.
Our guide price gives you an idea of how much to budget for a stay at this hotel. The price will vary based on exchange rates, and your choice of room type, departure date, airline and cabin class, and any additional extras you’d like to add to your holiday.

Serene seclusion in Shamwari Private Game Reserve

Set in a valley amid Shamwari’s beautiful wilderness, and surrounded by mountains, Eagles Crag Lodge is an ideal location for your safari adventure.

Stay here and you'll experience the ultimate in luxury and contemporary styling  – the nine thatched suites are built from stone and glass, enabling them to blend harmoniously with their natural surroundings. In addition to the tranquil private viewing deck – with heated plunge pool as well as indoor and outdoor showers, wall-to-wall glass doors on two sides of your suite offer stunning panoramic views which enhance your immersive experience of Shamwari's rugged beauty. 

Shamwari is a private game reserve and is one of South Africa's most high-profile and innovative wildlife conservation areas, having also achieved the accolade of Fair Trade Tourism certification. In addition to offering a classic big game experience, the reserve incorporates the Born Free Big Cat Sanctuary and its own Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre. 

  • Relaxation Retreat with two therapy rooms, hydro bath, steam room and sauna
  • Expansive and uninterrupted views over spectacular scenery
  • Set on a hillside surrounded by imposing mountain cliffs
  • Refurbished in September 2018
  • Superb Big Five viewing opportunities in a malaria-free region

Hotel Features

Hotel Category

Luxury

Location Type

National park
  • Check-in Time:
    12:00
  • Check-out Time:
    11:00
  • 9 rooms
  • Transfer duration: approx. 90 minutes from Port Elizabeth Airport
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Floors have lift access: No

Main Facilities

  • Free parking
  • Spa facilities
  • Wifi

Accommodation Type

  • Lodge
  • Luxury Collection

Board Basis Options

  • Full Board
Location Highlights

Eagles Crag Lodge at Shamwari Private Game Reserve

  • National park
  • Transfer approx. 90 minutes from Port Elizabeth Airport
118 Reviews 100% of travellers recommended this hotel

Traveller ratings

  • Excellent 109
  • Very Good 7
  • Average 2
  • Poor 0
  • Terrible 0

What to Expect

  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness

Reviews

Jun 15, 2019

Amazing stay

Leeds, United Kingdom

We stayed at Eagles Crag for 3 nights and absolutely loved it! From the moment we walked in we were treated like royalty by all the staff and this continued for the whole stay. The food is outstanding, from the amazing huge breakfasts, to the lovely afternoon teas and then finished off by a wonderful evening meal. The room was amazing, the biggest bed imaginable, huge shower room and brilliant plunge pool. The other facilities were also great, such at the lounge and gym. Thanks to all the staff who were amazing and ensured we had the perfect 3 nights. We would definitely recommend staying at Eagles Crag!
Jun 06, 2019

Spoiled forever!!!

California

There are not enough superlatives in the dictionary to describe Eagles Crag Lodge! Our group filled every suite in the lodge, and it truly felt like our own home-away-from-home, but even better with the pampering attention of the amazing staff. Every single person from management to housekeeping and in between, treated us with the utmost kindness and hospitality. Our rangers - Mino, Dave, James - were THE BEST. Making sure we got the best out of each game drive, educating us on the importance of respect for the wildlife and conservation for the future... and super-friendly and super-funny guys as well! And how about those gorgeous suites! I’ve stayed in some pretty fancy places around the globe, but Eagles Crag is really special. Spacious, private plunge pools, organically blending into the landscape...lots of nice in-room touches, full size cosmetics, roomy towels. AND the food! From special sundowners to a picnic in the bush to bountiful buffets and afternoon teas and welcome-home beverages... brunch and dinner menus were generous, varied, imaginative, and beautifully plated. Thank you thank you thank you for an amazing, unforgettable stay... it would be a dream to return one day!
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Eagles Crag Lodge at Shamwari Private Game Reserve

Facilities

Relaxation Retreat

The Relaxation Retreat is equipped with two therapy rooms, a hydro bath, steam room and sauna.

Lounge areas

Upstairs lounge with a bar and fireplace opening onto deck and aerial pods as well as Downstairs lounge featuring a billiard table, fireplace and a big screen TV.

Eagles Crag Lodge at Shamwari Private Game Reserve

Room Types

Luxury Suites

Experience expansive views of the surrounding rock faces; where the eagles soar through the skies.

Each suite is a secluded haven, fashioned in glass and stone and features a private plunge pool on the deck. All nine detached suites sleep a maximum of two adults – seven suites offer king-sized beds, two suites offer twin beds.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Private Pool
  • Safe
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
Eagles Crag Lodge at Shamwari Private Game Reserve

Food & Drink

Bar/Cigar Lounge

The lounge area features a fireplace and big screen television with glass fold-away walls opening out onto the deck.

Dining

Rates at Shamwari Eagles Crag are on a full board basis, all meals are taken in the dining room.

Board Basis Options

All meals and game drives are included.

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