About Buhala Lodge
Buhala is an enchanting Lodge right on the banks of the Crocodile River, the border of the Kruger National Park. What a wonderful waterhole to have at the bottom of the garden! Elephant, buffalo, hippos and many antelope are just a few of the frequent visitors there.
Guests sitting on the verandah sipping sundowners or lazing around the pool have wonderful sightings of these fascinating animals. Fine food and wines are served on the deck under candlelight and the whole atmosphere is one of casual elegance and great comfort and tranquility.
Buhala is a marvelous place also, from which to explore the magical bushveld, which gives you the realization of true Africa.
Luxurious accommodation is provided in ten elegant en suite double/twin rooms, each with full bath and separate shower, and is complemented by superb cuisine and a well-stocked wine cellar.
Buhala Lodge offers 8 Standard Rooms, 3 Kruger Park River Rooms, 4 Kruger Park Balcony Rooms and 2 Elephant Garden Suites.
Facilities in Rooms/Units includes
Air-Conditioning and Fans, En-suite bathrooms, separate shower and bath, Tea and Coffee tray, Heater and Safe.
Enjoy some pampering at our open deck day spa which overlooks the Crocodile River and the Kruger National Park. The day spa offers full body hot rock massages, back and neck massages, manicures, pedicures, foot treatments and facials.
Golf at Leopard Creek is one of the privileges of guests at Buhala Lodge
Day safaris into the Kruger nearly always see at least 4 of the Big Five.
"Bush Spa" on an outdoor deck for massages, pedicures, manicures etc.
Night drives and Early morning Kruger Walks can be arranged
Mpumalanga offers a wealth of attractions you can visit during your stay at Buhala Lodge. God's Window, Pilgrim's Rest, Bourke's Luck Potholes and many breathtaking waterfalls make for an easy day's round trip, while Swaziland and Mocambique's Maputo are only 2 hours drive away. Guests of Buhala Lodge have access to the prestigeous Leopard Creek Golf Course.
Listen to the distinctive call of the Fish Eagle as it soars gracefully above the beautiful thatch of charming Buhala, nesting cosily in expansive gardens. The well tended family farm offers lovely nature trails set out for your hiking enjoyment.
Revel in the magnificent bird life; over 200 species have been recorded. Bee eaters, rollers, fish eagles, weavers, louries, kingfishers of numerous varieties, green pigeons, owls, swallows and swifts, bul buls, drongos, even parrot species are regularly seen from the poolside.
Game viewing from the shade of the extensive verandah provides its own enchantment. Sit there and listen to the heartbeat of Africa.
Winner of international award: World Luxury Hotel Awards - country hotel section.
Winner of South African award: AA Travel Guide - country retreats section.