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“The most romantic place on earth”
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Timamoon
Ranked #1 of 16 Speciality Lodging in Sabie
Certificate of Excellence
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“The most romantic place on earth”
Reviewed 2 February 2013 via mobile

My fiancée and I recently went to Timamoon and it was out of this world. We were staying in New Moon and it was private and beautifully decorated! This is definitely a place to relax and spend some quality time with your other half. We loved it and will definitely be back.

One thing I would suggest is take an off road vehicle and read the directions carefully. Oh yeah, make sure to follow the arrows. We ended up on a dirt track that took us back to the highway.

  • Stayed January 2013
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Gaylyn, Owner at Timamoon, responded to this review, 11 March 2013
Hi to you both
Thanks for a great review and spending quality time with your other half is REALLY what Timamoon is all about.
Delighted to read that you will be back!
All the best with the wedding plans
From the Timamoon team
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Reviewed 30 January 2013

Timamoon is out of this world! Could not have chosen a better honeymoon destination! We stayed in Moon River...Epic beyond comprehension!! Thank you to everyone there for making our stay so unforgettably wonderful!!

Lots of love
Allan & Trinette

  • Stayed January 2013
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Gaylyn, Owner at Timamoon, responded to this review, 11 March 2013
Hi
Cant forget you two lovebirds!
Thanks for your positive comments. Honeymoons are something you do remember for the rest of your life and we delighted that was such a great "fairytale" stay.
Hope to see for one of your wedding anniversaries!!
Love from the Timamoon Team
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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 24 January 2013

We stayed here during September 2012. Timamoon is really out of this world - we loved every single minute of our stay. The views are beautiful and the villas are really unique. Our only regret was that we only stayed for 2 nights. We would definitely go back. I would recommend this for anyone who would like to escape reality and just relax - but still want something unique! Awesome experience - magical!

Room Tip: The road is really not that bad - a car will get you there!
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  • Stayed September 2012, travelled as a couple
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Gaylyn, Owner at Timamoon, responded to this review, 11 March 2013
Hullo to you both in Cape Town
Yipeeee someone at last puts the facts straight about our little road. It really is not bad and is in fact very beautiful. It is an incredible drive through a indiginous forest and there is a canopy of trees over the road so that often you cannot see the sky.
Thank for your great review and yes please recommend us as we rely mainly on word-of-mouth.
Glad to hear that you promising to be back and for longer
All the best
Gaylyn and the team
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Hazyview, South Africa
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Reviewed 24 January 2013

We recently had the pleasure of visiting Timamoon on 7th December for one night only (wish it could of been more) It was my partners 40th birthday so we decided to push the boat out and stretch the budget for the occasion and im so glad we did. The drive in from the main road is mysterious if not a little rough . On arrival we were immediately given the option to upgrade as the lodge was not at full occupancy, anyway we did and were more than happy of our surroundings and accomadation. We were relaxed from the beginning and time went too fast. The staff were helpful and the food was amazing (with the chef taking the time to come and explain the menu personally) Cant praise the place and staff enough, we were well looked after and was sad to say goodbye the following morning. Mark & Monica

  • Stayed December 2012, travelled as a couple
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Gaylyn, Owner at Timamoon, responded to this review, 11 March 2013
Hi Mark & Monica
Glad to hear that the 40th Birthday was a special occasion. Will pass your comments to our chef, Lilly, as she really does try very hard to make every meal a wonderful occasion.
Please come visit again BEFORE the 50th birthday. Remember we also have wonderful midweek specials so no need to stretch the budget next time!!!!
Regards
Gaylyn and the team
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Secunda, South Africa
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Reviewed 22 September 2012

Well worth it. The views are fantastic and the amenities so in touch. The warm bushveld and the romantic room with the food being taken to your room. The outside shower and the outside tub, couch looking out over the sabie valley, breathtaking.

Room Tip: Rather spend a little more and go for the honeymoon suite.
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  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 18 September 2012

All the comments look very impressive except for 2 major problems that most people mentioned. Cold swimming pool and not enough warm water. These problems can easily be fixed at minimal cost and it will improve your reviews! Install an extra 200-liter geyser and fit a solar heating system to the pool. Happy customers and great reviews!

  • Stayed September 2012, travelled as a couple
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 August 2012

Firstly, the setting is surreal!! breathtaking views from our unit ( Moonriver). The decor and furnishings are chosen well to fit in with the theme. Secondly the service of Jacques and Lilly were exceptional!!!! Lilly's food was out of this world!!! We enjoyed being pamperred, the little touches.......... like the champagne. We enjoyed the remoteness of the unit, and especially the daybed( privacy)
Only complaint, we would have loved to use the swimmingpool, but a bit freezing..........., else a little bit of heaven on earth!!!!
Andrew & Zerilda Snow

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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Gaylyn, Owner at Timamoon, responded to this review, 4 September 2012
Hi
Thank you for taking the time to post a review . Was delighted to hear that you felt well looked after and that Lilly, our chef, treated you to some good food.
Yip the pools are cold in winter and if we heated them then we would have to cover the pool with those dreadful plastic covers and that would look awful.
Hope to see you again someday
Regards
Gaylyn
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Property: Timamoon
Address: Sabie-Hazyview Road | R536, Sabie 1200, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Sabie
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 16 Speciality Lodging in Sabie
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££££
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Timamoon 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Each individually styled villa offers private pools, luxurious four-poster Indian beds and candle-lit bubble baths large enough to share. Diner at night is an intimate affair with candle lit meals. Spa treatments are done in the privacy of your villa. There is horse riding, hot air ballooning, river rafting, aerial cabling and a 40-minute drive to the Kruger National Park or Blyde River Canyon.Timamoon is fast becoming popular with couples from all over the world who are looking for a private and exotic destination. ... more   less 
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