Bonwa Phala Game Lodge Accommodation in Bela Bela, Waterberg
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  • Property TypeResort
  • Guests49
  • Rooms/Units15
  • Minimum Stay1-2 Nights

About Bonwa Phala Game Lodge

If you are looking for a more rustic and affordable private bushveld breakaway venue then you may wish to consider the Bush Lodge or the Tented Camp at Bonwa Phala. Bonwa Phala is a 4,000 ha game reserve set in the malaria free destination of Bela Bela.


The cosy private Main Lodge is complimented by ten well-appointed chalets, as well as a fully equipped conference centre. The Tented Bush Camp consists of a communal area surrounded by four tented chalets.

Main Lodge:
Bonwa Phala has been designed with our guests’ privacy and solitude in mind. The Main Lodge consists of ten well-appointed en-suite chalets featuring:

• Two chalets with two single beds
• Seven chalets with one double and one single bed
• One family chalet with one double and two single beds

The Main Lodge features:
• An indoor dining and lounge area with DStv
• An informal lounge
• A tranquil covered bar area
• An outdoor pool with thatched lapa
• A rustic boma

Tented Bush Camp:
The Tented Bush Camp is ideal for hosting guests who long for an authentic African bush experience and the camp consists of:

• A communal kitchen and dining area with braai facilities
• Four en-suite tented chalets with two double beds each
• Swimming pool
• Fire pit

Conference Centre

An on-site conference facility for up to twenty guests makes Bonwa Phala the ideal venue for:

• Small corporate conferences
• Team building events

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Fan(s)
  • International plug point(s)
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Business facilities
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Airport transfers

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Rooms & Rates

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Triple Chalet

Double bedded & single bedded chalet with en-suite bathroom, private patio

Qty: 8
Sleeps: 3 guests (max 3 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Family Chalet

Double bedded & 3 x single bedded chalet with en-suite bathroom, private patio.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 5 guests (max 5 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Double Chalet

Double bedded chalet with en-suite bathroom, private patio - Luxury Suite

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Tented Camp

2 x Double bedded chalets with en-suite bathroom, kitchen tent

Qty: 4
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Tented Camp double

Double beded

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

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Need to Know

Response timeBonwa Phala Game Lodge typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.

Closest airport(s)
OR Tambo International - 190km

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h00

Payment methods accepted by the propertyVisa, Mastercard, Diners, EFT or secure online payment via

Listed on since August 2014

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