We had a most pleasant stay here for 2 nights to get away from the hustle of Joburg.
The lodge is built in a Bali style and the furnishings are rich, quite eclectic and reflect the hosts' love for travel. We stayed in the Palm suite and although we had a view of the dam, the palms restricted the view to a large extent. The braai facilities are situated at the communal kitchen or at the lapa at the swimming pool and the kitchen is really well equipped. It also has a lovely deck with views.
The Bali style room is probably great in summer, but the high ceilings and openings around the window next to the thatch roof, meant that it was really quite cold inside, even colder than outside most of the time and we had to run the fireplace and heater almost non-stop. The bathroom was a fridge.
The hosts are very attentive and breakfast was good. All in all, given the price, this is a great option when going to the dam but maybe wait for summer!
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