Camp Amalinda is set amongst the spectacular Matobo Hills within the wildlife-rich Matobo National Park.
Luxurious rooms cradled in huge granite boulders include comfortable beds, air-conditioning and spacious ensuite bathrooms. Guests can tuck into delicious meals around a massive teak table in the open dining room or enjoy refreshing sundowners around a crackling fire in the traditional boma. Those in need of relaxation can lounge around the inviting swimming pool and bar area overlooking a popular waterhole, whilst the energetically-inclined can head to the fully-equipped gym for an exhilarating workout.
A cosy library boasting an impressive selection of vintage African Classics and a secluded chess room hidden amongst the tree tops, add to guest delight. The superb Heritage Spa spoils guests with soul-soothing massages and indulgent beauty treatments. Adventures include game drives, bush walks, birdwatching and visits to the historic caves to view the famed San rock paintings.
Why &Beyond Recommends This Property
- Explore the hills where mysterious nomads once held their sacred ceremonies — the rocky granite topography boasts more than 2000 sites of the San (Bushman) tribes and is probably the richest source of San rock art known.
- Drive through the granite hills in the footsteps of Cecil John Rhodes to visit his world famous tomb known as the View of the World — it’s an experience guaranteed to send a thrill down your spine!
- Join a tour to a traditional African homestead and get down to earth with the local Matabele people.
- Take a walk around the lodge and anticipate bumping into the resident warthog, zebra, klipspringer, kudu, impala, wildebeest, reedbuck, duiker, steenbok and hyrax — it’s entirely safe and very exciting.
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