Qambathi Mountain Lodge is ideal for a relaxing getaway. Set in the Kamberg Valley, there are exquisite views all round, including the passing figures of zebra, reedbuck, eland and more on the lodge’s private game reserve.
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With just five carefully designed luxury suites, this boutique resort is never crowded and service is warm and personal, with every care taken to ensure that guests have the supreme stylish getaway.
The attention to detail is exceptional. Designed by renowned architect Gerhard le Roux and business partner Stephan Erasmus, the lodge is custom furnished in luscious natural textures that form a perfect balance between rustic Africa and modern luxury.
From reclaimed wooden sculptures to hand-beaded glass chandeliers and soft rugs, everything combines to make this as appealing for the eyes as it is for the soul. There is underfloor heating throughout with wood fires to add that special glow on cooler evenings. In the central living area, you’ll find welcoming sofas, luxurious throws and a library of local memorabilia to keep you entertained. An intimate bar and kitchen make this feel like your superstar home from home.
Bedroom suites continue the theme, with oversized beds, cosy corners to sink into and gorgeous artwork by well-known local artists completing the look. Outside, on your private verandah, you’ll find hanging chairs, all the better for enjoying the views with a glass of wine from the lodge’s exceptional in-house cellar.
As you’d expect, the food at Qambathi Mountain Lodge is top-notch, with menus tailored to your taste. Whether you’re after a gourmet meal for two or a picnic for a scenic drive, the highly skilled kitchen staff are ready (and able) to please. When we visited, our fellow guests were “helping” the chef create a birthday feast for their father – an extra special way to celebrate.
If you’re looking to explore the local area, you’re minutes from The Kamberg Mountain Reserve and the Kamberg Rock and Art Centre, with the Midlands Meander within easy reach. That is, if you can tear yourself away…
For more information, visit www.qambathi.co.za or call 033 267 7515 or 082 774 8164
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