The African sunrise can be such a superb splendour to witness, imagine enjoying a weekend away with loved ones at one of Kwa-Zulu Natals wonderfully nestled lodges basking in one of natures best sites in the small town of Jozini located in the uMkhanyakude municipality.
Jozini is a settlement with a rich heritage and natural beauty located in the northern part of Kwa-Zulu Natal. It has an array of tourist attractions and accommodation packages to suite just about any sceptic www.saexplorer.co.za/south-africa/accommodation/jozini_accommodation.asp.
Jozini Tiger Lodge took my fancy, it’s nestled right above the Jozini dam making its positioning and sites a must see for one and all.
The meandering drive down to the entrance of the lodge is very inviting as it moves down towards the Jozini dam and back. As you enter the reception area you are greeted by a warm staff welcome and a grand view of the dam. Tiger lodge is just what one needs for a relaxing getaway from the hustling and bustling city life. The lodge presents itself as a great escape with so many activities offered, not to mention the surrounding reserves one could visit and that ever so needed massage at the end of your thrilling day.
The rooms are a good size with a touch of luxury and comfort that makes one feel relaxed and settled without being imposing. The style is subtle yet with a statement.
Guests seem to keep themselves very busy with activities to the extent that one might feel deserted at the lodge, only to find the place come to life during breakfast time as guest congregate for a feasting. The food at Jozini Tiger Lodge is average maybe it’s done that way to cater to a variety of tastes, I don’t know. It is certainly not one of my highlights.
Tiger lodge is a great cross of luxury and nature its architecture recedes and puts nature in the forefront allowing the guest to enjoy the beautiful scenery. I especially enjoyed the view of the Jozini dam at night with the cool cascading breeze whistling by, that moment right there was the epitomy of my trip.
One thing I regret not having done was to engage with the locals and take in the culture of Jozini. So, next time I will be sure to explore the very essence of Jozini through interacting with the locals and finding out what they recommend one to not miss while in Jozini.
Whether your next drive or trip is in Kwa-Zulu Natal or in any of the other province be sure to take in the scenery and engage with the locals who knows you might just find interesting places you wont get off your tour guide.
For Prices of the various accommodation packages visit www.threecities.co.za/hotel/jozinitigerlodge/special
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