Shepherd’s Tree Game Lodge is a lodge concession awarded by the North West Parks and Tourism Board within the existing Pilanesberg Game Reserve. The entire lodge lies in an exclusive use zone in the south-western portion of the 57,250ha, “Big 5″ and malaria free Reserve.
The Lodge overlooks a scenic amphitheatre in the south-western portion of the Pilanesberg Game Reserve. Being positioned in an exclusive use zone, the lodge offers game activities in a private section of the reserve, while also offering access to all the reserve’s public roads. The great expanse of the untouched Wilderness Area lies a few hundred metres to the north of the lodge, and provides our guests with the great opportunity to explore this pristine environment on foot.
The featured architecture and interior design are the hallmark of the whole lodge, and flawless finishes leave no detail overlooked.
The magnificent main lodge provides all the necessary facilities and amenities in a stylish atmosphere and picturesque setting. It acts as a central gathering point and social environment for all guests as well as the point from which all the activities depart and return.
The design feature accommodates 13 family suites, 4 spacious executive suites and 26 standard rooms in the main lodge. The family suites offer two en-suite master bedrooms with a shared lounge and patio. The family suites can also be configured in such a way as to offer a luxury suite option as well as a standard room option.
The executive suites offer one en-suite master bedroom with a lounge and patio. In addition, guests can savour an indoor steam shower and double outdoor shower. The placement and design of each suite ensures privacy and uninterrupted views. Each suite offers the highest quality equipment with plasma screen TV, Satellite Television and a mini-business centre.
- A gourmet restaurant and outdoor boma serve the most delectable cuisines.
- A casual lounge and bar provide magnificent vistas of the impressive landscape.
- A spacious entertainment deck with outdoor cocktail bar overlook a spectacular rim-flow swimming pool.
- An award-winning health and beauty spa offers heavenly pampering in 2 couples treatment rooms and a single treatment room.
- A conference centre is fully equipped to ensure that conferences, functions and events are handled seamlessly and provide for a maximum of 70 delegates.
- A small business centre caters for all your telecommunication needs.
- Amani Spa
The lodge has already won its first prestigious award – the coveted Les Nouvelles Esthetiques Safari Spa of 2010 Award in South Africa! The spectacular spa is sure to create magical moments and turn them into special memories. Relax, unwind and take yourself on a pamper escape you’ll never forget.
A truly African experience, the Amani Spa at Shepherd’s Tree Game Lodge is the ultimate escape for pure self-indulgence. A banquet for the soul and senses using our unique Spa product brand, Africology, made from the purest of ingredients, free from artificial preservatives, colouring & fragrances. Relax in the lap of luxury and enjoy our pampering Holistic Body, Skin and Beauty Rituals designed to revitalise and restore the balance & harmony to your body, mind & soul. You are guaranteed to walk out glowing from the inside out!
The spa offers 3 private treatment rooms, 2 of which cater for couples, and one of which includes a stunning hydrotherapy bath. All the rooms look directly into the surrounding bushveld for an absorbing experience.
Amani’s philosophy is to create the ultimate African Safari Spa experience that is pampering, unique and memorable, by creating an enchanting ambience of absolute tranquillity that reflects the soul of Africa with its natural elements & textures, a majestic treatment setting where every detail has been considered, with a sense of space and an air of relaxation where one can indulge in our Holistic Body, Skin & Beauty Rituals, uniquely designed to relax the spirit, harmonise the body, preserve youthfulness and enhance health and vitality.