Nelspruit Accommodation at Tomjachu Bush Retreat Hotel, South Africa
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  • Guests28
  • Rooms/Units8

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  • Listed on since May 2016

Tomjachu Bush Retreat is a 4 star graded hotel offering Nelspruit accommodation in 8 guest rooms.

About Tomjachu Bush Retreat

Tomjachu is an exclusive private estate set in over 1000 acres of game fenced mountain bushveld, located within the Crocodile Valley Nature Conservancy. Just 20 minutes from Nelspruit it overlooks the southern boundary of the Kruger National Park and the great Crocodile River valley.

At a Glance

  • Safari / bush walks by arrangement
  • Game drives by arrangement


Tomjachu Bush Retreat accommodates 14 guests at the Homestead and three cottages. Each has their own unique character and romance. We are additionally blessed with spectacular bush locations, for enjoying braais, bush dinners and picnics, under the stars, waterfalls or open thatch, or breakfast by the water's edge.

The Homestead (Dinner, Bed & Breakfast):
Four individual bedrooms and suites with The Homesteads beautiful sitting room and terraces offer a relaxed atmosphere.

Rock House (Self Catering):
A romantic thatched hidewaway with a King sized bed, fully equipped kitchen and plunge pool.

Keepers Cottage (Self Catering):
A delightful bedroom with a King sized bed and bathroom with bath and seperate shower. There is a large sitting room with fireplace and an open-plan fully equipped kitchen. The cottage has views of the Bekker Mountains.

Bush Cottage (Self Catering):
The cottage has a double and twin bedroom. There is a bathroom with shower and loo as well as a seperate loo. The large sitting room boasts a fireplace and dining area and there is also a fully equipped kitchen. Cool off in the private swimming pool.

Valbonne House (Self Catering):
A five star self catering guest house which accommodates 12 guests. The house overlooks the Crocodile River Mountain Conservancy.


Whether self-catering or choosing to dine with us in our elegant dining room, with culinary delights served by our superb chef, good food and great atmosphere are assured.

ON SITE Activities

Early morning or late afternoon Nature Drives
Guided Bush Walks
Bird Watching (Over 265 different species recorded)
Specialist Bird Walks with Ben Coley
Star Gazing
Hiking & Biking Trails
Bass and bream dam for fishing

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Private pool
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

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


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Airport transfers
  • Other transfers available
  • Tour assistance

Rooms & Rates

Select your check-in and check-out dates to view availability and the rates applicable.

The Homestead

Three individual bedrooms and suites with The Homestead's beautiful sitting room and terraces offer an intimate and relaxed atmosphere. Perfect for small parties and families

Qty: 3
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Rock House

The thatched Rock House is a romantic hideaway offering an undisturbed panoramic view of the Bekker mountain range, brought to the foot of your bed through huge sliding glass doors. The cottage offers utter privacy whilst indulging in the scenic landscape with only the passing zebra to disturb your solitude. Rock House is an open-plan cottage, beautifully appointed with all you will need for your getaway, including a sensuous private plunge pool, fully equipped kitchen, indoor- and outdoor dining areas, braai area, firepit, and a stunning double-stone shower and bathroom, you’ll be left with nothing more to do than ignite the romance on your getaway.

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

Keepers Cottage

Keeper’s Cottage offers guests complete privacy and serenity. This is a 1-bedroom, country-style cottage, with an open-plan sitting area, dining area, and fully equipped kitchen. It also features an outdoor firepit, braai area, outdoor dining area, and indoor fireplace to snuggle up to on chilly winter evenings. Take a stroll up to the Homestead for a dip in the pool or to indulge in culinary delicacies served in The Homestead dining room.

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

Bush Cottage

Perfect for small groups and families, the Bush Cottage is nestled amongst the trees. Here, it is embraced by the tranquillity of the surrounding bushveld with wonderful views across the veld. Bush Cottage features a large open-plan sitting and dining room with a fully equipped kitchen, 2 bedrooms and bathrooms, a large verandah with an outdoor dining area, braai area, and a private pool, ensuring that everyone has enough room to unwind and experience the wonders of the African bushveld.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Valbonne Villa

In a spectacular location perched high above the valley lies Valbonne Villa, the crowning jewel of Tomjachu. With an unrivaled vista looking down over the reserve towards the Crocodile Valley Gorge, this unique Lowveld home, formerly the Fillery family home, is brimming with family antiques, paintings, local art, and a lifetime of memorabilia. The villa includes 6 double en-suite bedrooms, a vast elegant sitting room, TV room and study, and a large, fully-equipped, open-plan kitchen and dining area. Its extensive verandah leads through the gardens to the boma and barbeque area, with a large infinity pool. It is the perfect place for families and large groups to come together for a truly unique bushveld experience.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 12 guests (max 12 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Guest Reviews

2 Reviews from travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

Fantastic stay! Thank you.

August 2019

Henk H. (Germany)

Verified reviewexcellent

This place is just excellent. Very well worth the money. Our stay in rock house (2 nights) was almost too short. The house is just great. The view!

December 2017

Tobias Lundström (Sweden)

Need to Know

Response timeTomjachu Bush Retreat typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.

Closest airport(s)Kruger Mpumalanga Airport - 40km
OR Tambo International - 342km

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

Early Check-ins are possible by prior arrangement. If your room is not ready you are welcome to enjoy public areas and the property. Late check-outs only by request the day before, and only if no guest is checking in after.

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

Listed on since May 2016

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