Dwyka Tented Lodge at Sanbona: A Romantic Tented Safari Getaway

Sanbona Dwyka Tented Lodge: Ultimate Honeymoon Destination

Experience the romance of a pioneering wilderness adventure.

Starry skies, gentle dawns and spectacular sunsets against a backdrop of striking rock formations and wild, weathered landscapes… Sanbona Wildlife Reserve is an extraordinary place for a romantic get-away-from-it-all weekend retreat.

Sanbona Dwyka Tented Lodge: Ultimate Honeymoon Destination Public Area

The 58 000-hectare reserve, the Cape’s premier Big 5 destination, is home to several accommodation options, but Dwyka is the only adults-only lodge, designed for romance. Nestled in the horseshoe bend of a ravine in the Klein Karoo, it is a small, intimate safari camp where couples can enjoy sheer luxury in the most beautifully weathered landscape.

Romantic getaway

Sanbona Dwyka Tented Lodge: Ultimate Honeymoon Destination Bedroom
Sanbona Dwyka Tented Lodge: Romantic Getaway Interior Design
Sanbona Dwyka Tented Lodge: Romantic Getaway Bathroom

Whether you’re here for your honeymoon, anniversary, or the ultimate romantic retreat, Dwyka has all the privacy and luxury you could dream of in its nine, well-spaced tented suites. Soak in your heated plunge pool under the stars with a bottle of bubbly, dine on your private deck, and let the wilderness work its magic. Under the canopy of your sumptuous suite is everything you need:

  • a king-size bed with crisp white linen
  • minibar
  • tea and coffee station
  • a bathtub for two with a view
  • indoor and outdoor showers
  • a deck with dramatic views of the Lower Bokkeveld cliffs
  • a heated plunge pool
  • outdoor seating and table for private in-room dining

Sanbona Dwyka Tented Lodge: Romantic Getaway Wellness

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served daily in the dining room or in the open-air boma under the stars. There is also an exclusive-use Relaxation Retreat for spa treatments, and the main lodge has a wine cellar and boutique.

Endless exploration

Sanbona Dwyka Tented Lodge: Romantic Getaway Game Drives

Each day offers the possibility of new adventures: two daily game drives; visiting ancient San rock-art sites; a wilderness walk and picnic; a twilight game drive and sundowners in the bush; a three-course dinner beside the campfire in the boma.

Dwyka Tented Lodge at Sanbona is one of those all-inclusive wilderness experiences where lifetime memories are made.

Sanbona Dwyka Tented Lodge: Ultimate Honeymoon Destination

Good to know When booking for your honeymoon (or anniversary), you’ll receive a complimentary bottle of bubbly, a welcome platter, romantic turn-down, a private bush picnic and an in-room dining experience on one of the evenings of your stay.
Distance from CT 3.5 hours
Cost From R12 980 per night per person sharing
Where to find it Route 62 between Montagu and Barrydale

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Time of publication: 10 January 2023