MalaMala Sable Camp – Piper & Heath Travel
Situated on the banks of the Sand River within the private MalaMala Game Reserve, the Sable Camp offers private luxury in the South African Lowveld.
Each of the camp’s five luxury suites is elegantly and uniquely appointed. The Lion’s Den Suite is perfect for families with its two en suite bedrooms separated by a large sitting room. Under a traditional thatched roof, the interior rooms are spacious and comfortable. The rooms feature en suite his and her bathrooms with both an indoor and outdoor shower as well as a bath. Spacious bedrooms come with large beds and elegant furnishings. But most remarkable is the private balcony affording unimpeded views of the surrounding bushveld. Other amenities include air-conditioning, heated towel rack, mini-bar, fans, bathrobes, heater, safe, television, fridge, and complementary Wi-Fi.
The camp is located on the private MalaMala Game Reserve which comprises 33,000-acres and is the largest private Big Five game reserve in South Africa. MalaMala shares a twelve-mile unfenced border with world-famous Kruger National Park. As the first commercial, private game reserve it’s the model for all others. The park is well-known for its frequent sightings of the Big Five game animals: lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino, and elephant as well as cheetah and cape hunting dog. MalaMala’s river front running north to south is the lifeblood of the reserve, especially in the dry winter months. So concentrated are Africa’s big game in this reserve that in 2009 there were only ten days where tourists did not record seeing all of Africa’s Big Five.