Tintswalo Safari Lodge is located in the Limpopo Province of South Africa the Manyeleti Reserve is bordered to the north by Timbavati Private Reserve, south by Sabie Sand Reserve and on the fenceless eastern boundary the reserve is open to the Kruger National Park.
Tintswalo is an exclusive safari lodge under traditional grassing. Situated on a private Manyeleti Reserve concession, within the Greater Kruger National Park.
A pristine wilderness reserve nestled between the Sabi Sand, Timbavati and Kruger Park, abounding in big five game and spectacular bird life. Manyeleti is unique for its minimal vehicle density and so offering a true exclusive safari experience.
Tintswalo Safari lodge is situated along a seasonal river bed among an ancient sycamore tree grove. The exquisitely appointed main lodge overlooks a waterhole frequented by a large herd of elephant and other big game. The Explorer suites are all linked to the main lodge by raised wooden walkways.
Tintswalo Manor house, an intimate homely setting with complete privacy is also within the concession. Luxury en-suite air-conditioned rooms over look a water hole that often welcomes thirsty visitors of all kinds.
Tintswalo in the Shangaan language means the intangible feeling of love, gratitude and peace that you bestow upon someone who has given you a meaningful and worthy gift. This is what our guests experience! The Tintswalo suites
are authentically decorated to recall the pioneering times of the nineteenth century African explorers. The air-conditioned suites are situated along the banks of the seasonal Nwaswitsontso River. Providing supreme comfort, privacy and effortless birding, as well as the opportunity to view a large variety of big game from the privacy of your suite. The indoor/outdoor shower leads off from the spacious bathroom which opens out onto the deck. Luxuriate in a private plunge pool or just relax on a lounger under the African Sun.
Baker Suite - Samuel and Florence Baker romantically travelled together through the African Wilds, an unusual occurrence for their era. This suite has a romantic feel with a beautiful hand carved four-poster bed.
Kingsley Suite - Mary Kingsley, a nineteenth century spinster, explored with humble resources collecting fish and insects samples for the Royal Geographic Society. An understated twin or double suite.
Livingston Suite - The most widely known explorer of Africa's colonial history. A twin or double luxury traveller suite.
Burton Suite - Richard Burton, a controversial character donning a turban, historically he translated the Arabian Nights into English. A richly decorated twin or double suite.
Speke Suite - John Hanning Speke, a true gentleman, also in search of the illusive source of the Nile. A spacious luxury suite with large four-poster.
Stanley Suite - Originally a Welshman, Henry Morton Stanley was the man who found Livingston. A beautifully appointed double suite with a large sleigh bed.
Baines Suite - Thomas Baines, an engineer and artist. This suite is the Presidential and accommodates four guest as part of the main lodge or privately. The Manor house
is situated within the Tintswalo Concession. A large thatch Manor boasting a crystal blue swimming pool, deep shaded patio and traditional boma.
Down stairs the Manor has 3 en-suite air-conditioned twin or double bedrooms. One of the bedrooms has an optional child's room which leads off it. Upstairs is the main double en-suite bedroom with a beautiful view of far off bushveld.
Dining at the manor is enjoyed on the patio or in the open air boma under the awesome Manyeleti night sky. The Manor is ideal for small groups or families. Manor house guests may enjoy the facilities of the Úlan Vital spa at the Tintswalo Main lodge.
The wizardry of dining al fresco with a fusion of the unique tastes and spices of Africa is a challenge readily accepted by our chefs. Enjoy unique dining venues, expect an adventure. Our imaginative wine cellar and well-stocked bar complete our concerns over your taste buds.
Tintswalo's chefs are trained in both South African and international cooking styles. Plated meals are served in sophisticated dining areas, including the romantic cellar and under the star scape of the African night sky. Private dining is available on request, and we will cater for any special dietary requirement when informed in advance.
A perfect combination! After a long day's exploration in the bush, moments of supreme relaxation, inner peace and rejuvenation of one's spirituality. Elan Vit?l spa specializes in hands-on treatment for both men and women utilizing concentrated plant-based Clarins and Jessica products to stimulate all your senses.