Umvangati House

Guesthouse   •   umVangati House, Swadini Road (D2189), Blyde River Canyon, Limpopo, Limpopo

OVERVIEW

ROOMS/UNITS

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DESCRIPTION

Tucked away in the heart of the Blyde River Canyon, one of South Africa's most glorious scenic destinations, umVangati House is sure to restore your sense of peace from the moment you check in. Nature is showing off her beauty here and silence is abundant.
Understated elegance greets visitors to umVangati House, where a warm friendly welcome sets the ambiance. This intimate owner-run retreat offers friendly service, privacy and exclusivity. Whether it’s for a special occasion like a honeymoon or anniversary, or if only to escape for a weekend, umVangati House immediately cuts you off from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. This is the ideal haven for those seeking to slow down, de-stress and repose. umVangati House is a adult (16+) only establishment. 
Wake up each day to take in the iconic views of the Mountain, before taking your pick form a host of things to see, do and experience. Or simply escape to feel the soft breeze on your face, soak up the Mountain air and unwind at umVangati House.
Wooden walkways lead to the three separate and spacious air-conditioned Mountain View Suites, positioned for privacy and dramatic Mountain views. At dusk, a sundowner can be enjoyed on your private deck while being entranced by the ever changing colours of the sky and mood of the Magnificent Mountain as the sun slips into the time slot of tomorrow.
Two Luxury Guest rooms are situated next to each other at the main house with private entrances, air-conditioning and views of the lush bush. The rooms and suites have been designed to embody the mountain and the décor echoes the simple tranquility only nature can offer.
A scrumptious breakfast is served at the Main house on the patio where you can feast on both the food and the breathtaking view. umVangati House’s impressive walk-in domed wine cellar, is available for romantic private dinners on request.
Where does the name umVangati come from? "umVangati" is the Swazi-name for the Kiaat tree (Pterocarpus angolensis). Kiaat timber was used throughout the house and suites by the owner who meticulously made all the doors, cupboards, kitchen, vanities and furniture for the rooms. There are Kiaat trees found on the property.
When time comes for you to leave umVangati House you will feel a special connection with nature, rested and invigorated, ready to take on life again in this busy world of ours.

FACILITIES • ACTIVITIES • SERVICES

ONSITE

  Bar
  Bird Watching
  Guest Lounge
  Laundry
  Personal Safe
  Satellite TV
  Swimming
  Swimming Pool
  Wi-Fi

NEARBY

  Airport Transfer
  Bar
  Beauty Clinic
  Big Five
  Bird Watching
  Cycling
  Fishing
  Game Drives
  Golf Course
  Horse Riding
  Hunting
  Mountain Biking
  Restaurant
  Spa Treatments
  Walking Trail
  Wedding Facilities
  Wine Tasting

PAYMENTS ACCEPTED ONSITE

  Cash
  Electronic Bank Transfer
  Forex
  MasterCard
  VISA

 

MEAL TYPES ONSITE

  Breakfast
  Dinner

PARKING ONSITE

  Behind Remote Gate
  Secure Parking

Mountain View Suite 1

Type: Free Standing Unit
Sleeps: 2 Adults
Beds: 1x King-sized Beds

DESCRIPTION

The 77 m2 suite has superb uninterrupted views of the Majestic Mountains, the lush indigenous bush, as well as the waterhole that is frequented by wildlife. Suite 1 offers an extra length king size bed, en-suite bathroom with corner bath, dual vanity, walk-in shower and luxury bathroom amenities. The suite comes with fine Percale linen, business desks, free Wi-Fi and telephone to ensure you have a comfortable stay. For your entertainment, HD Dstv, tea and coffee nook and mini bar have been added to the suite. With private wooden viewing deck, the room is an air-conditioned and non-smoking space.

RATES

Low Season:

 

1 Febuary - 28 Febuary
1 May - 31 June
1 August - 31 November

High Season:

 

1 December - 31 January
1 March - 30 April
1 July - 31 July

  LOW SEASON HIGH SEASON
Mountain View Suite 1

R 5,360.00

R 5,360.00

* All prices are inclusive of VAT and Tourism Levies.
* Please note that these prices are only an estimate. For more information, please make an enquiry.

ROOM FACILITIES

  Air Conditioning
  Bar Fridge
  DSTV
  Hair Dryer
  Non-smoking
  Patio
  Safe
  Tea & Coffee Tray
  Telephone
  TV

EXTRA

Children: We regret no children under the age of 16. Check in time: 14h00 - 21h00 (Reserve gate close @21h00) Check out time: 11h00

BATHROOM

  Bath
  En Suite
  Seperate Toilet
  Shower
  Soaps
  Toiletries

INCLUDES

  Breakfast
  Cleaning

 

EXCLUDES

  Dinner
  Lunch

 

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Mountain View Suite 2

Type: Free Standing Unit
Sleeps: 2 Adults
Beds: 1x King-sized Beds

DESCRIPTION

The 77 m2 suite has superb uninterrupted views of the Majestic Mountains, the lush indigenous bush, as well as the waterhole that is frequented by wildlife. Suite 2 has an extra length king size bed with corner bath, his and hers basins, walk-in shower and luxury bathroom amenities in the en-suite bathroom. The suite comes with fine Percale linen, business desk, free Wi-Fi and telephone to ensure you have a comfortable stay. For your entertainment, HD Dstv, mini bar, tea and coffee nook have been added to the suite. Sliding doors open onto the private wooden viewing deck. The room is an air-conditioned and non-smoking space.

RATES

Low Season:

 

1 Febuary - 28 Febuary
1 May - 31 June
1 August - 31 November

High Season:

 

1 December - 31 January
1 March - 30 April
1 July - 31 July

  LOW SEASON HIGH SEASON
Mountain View Suite 2

R 5,360.00

R 5,360.00

* All prices are inclusive of VAT and Tourism Levies.
* Please note that these prices are only an estimate. For more information, please make an enquiry.

ROOM FACILITIES

  Air Conditioning
  Bar Fridge
  DSTV
  Hair Dryer
  Non-smoking
  Patio
  Safe
  Snack Basket
  Tea & Coffee Tray
  Telephone
  TV

EXTRA

Check in time: 14h00 - 21h00 (Reserve gate close @21h00) Check out time: 11h00 Children: We regret no children under the age of 16

BATHROOM

  Bath
  En Suite
  Seperate Toilet
  Shower
  Soaps
  Toiletries

INCLUDES

  Breakfast
  Cleaning

 

EXCLUDES

  Dinner
  Lunch
  Self Catering

 

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Mountain View Suite 3

Type: Free Standing Unit
Sleeps: 2 Adults
Beds: 1x King-sized Beds

DESCRIPTION

The 77 m2 suite has superb uninterrupted views of the Majestic Mountains, the lush indigenous bush, as well as the waterhole that is frequented by wildlife. Suite 3 has air-conditioning, percale linen on the extra length king size bed with en-suite bathroom featuring corner bath, dual vanity, walk-in shower and luxury bathroom amenities.  For connectivity and entertainment, there is a telephone, business desk, free Wi-Fi, HD Dstv, mini-bar and tea and coffee nook. Relaxing on the private wooden deck gives a sense of a closer connection with nature and the magnificent surrounding environment. This room is a non-smoking room.

RATES

Low Season:

 

1 Febuary - 28 Febuary
1 May - 31 June
1 August - 31 November

High Season:

 

1 December - 31 January
1 March - 30 April
1 July - 31 July

  LOW SEASON HIGH SEASON
Mountain View Suite 3

R 5,360.00

R 5,360.00

* All prices are inclusive of VAT and Tourism Levies.
* Please note that these prices are only an estimate. For more information, please make an enquiry.

ROOM FACILITIES

  Air Conditioning
  Bar Fridge
  DSTV
  Hair Dryer
  Non-smoking
  Safe
  Snack Basket
  Tea & Coffee Tray
  Telephone
  TV

EXTRA

Check in time: 14h00 - 21h00 (Reserve gate close @21h00) Check out time: 11h00 Children: We regret no children under the age of 16.

BATHROOM

  Bath
  En Suite
  Seperate Toilet
  Shower
  Soaps
  Toiletries

INCLUDES

  Breakfast
  Cleaning

 

EXCLUDES

  Dinner
  Lunch
  Self Catering

 

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Luxury King Room  

Type: Room in Guest House/B&B
Sleeps: 2 Adults
Beds: 1x King-sized Beds

DESCRIPTION

This luxury room comes with a private entrance from the wooden walkway, and is situated next to Queen room. These suites have views of the indigenous bush. This 30 m2 room comes with an extra length king size bed, fine percale linen, and en-suite bathroom with single vanity bath and walk-in shower. The unit also has luxury bathroom amenities, HD DSTv and business desk. To ensure you have a comfortable stay, free Wi-Fi, telephone, mini bar and coffee station are included. This is a non-smoking room. 

RATES

Low Season:

 

1 Febuary - 28 Febuary
1 May - 31 June
1 August - 31 November

High Season:

 

1 December - 31 January
1 March - 30 April
1 July - 31 July

  LOW SEASON HIGH SEASON
Luxury King Room  

R 4,070.00

R 4,070.00

* All prices are inclusive of VAT and Tourism Levies.
* Please note that these prices are only an estimate. For more information, please make an enquiry.

ROOM FACILITIES

  Air Conditioning
  Bar Fridge
  DSTV
  Hair Dryer
  Non-smoking
  Patio
  Safe
  Tea & Coffee Tray
  Telephone
  TV

EXTRA

Check in time: 14h00 - 21h00 (Reserve gate close @21h00) Check out time: 11h00 Children: We regret no children under the age of 16

BATHROOM

  Bath
  En Suite
  Shower
  Soaps
  Toiletries

INCLUDES

  Breakfast
  Cleaning

 

EXCLUDES

  Dinner
  Lunch
  Self Catering

 

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Luxury Queen Room

Type: Room in Guest House/B&B
Sleeps: 2 Adults
Beds: 1x Queen-sized Beds

DESCRIPTION

This luxury room, with a private entrance from the wooden walkway is situated next to the King room at the main building. These suites have views of the indigenous bush. The 26 m2 luxury guest room comes with a queen size bed, en-suite bathroom with single vanity, walk-in shower and luxury bathroom amenities. This unit has fine percale linen, business desk, free Wi-Fi and telephone. For your entertainment, we have added HD Dstv and a mini bar to the room. This is a non-smoking room.

RATES

Low Season:

 

1 Febuary - 28 Febuary
1 May - 31 June
1 August - 31 November

High Season:

 

1 December - 31 January
1 March - 30 April
1 July - 31 July

  LOW SEASON HIGH SEASON
Luxury Queen Room

R 3,390.00

R 3,390.00

* All prices are inclusive of VAT and Tourism Levies.
* Please note that these prices are only an estimate. For more information, please make an enquiry.

ROOM FACILITIES

  Air Conditioning
  Bar Fridge
  DSTV
  Hair Dryer
  Non-smoking
  Patio
  Safe
  Tea & Coffee Tray
  Telephone
  TV

EXTRA

Check in time:  14h00 - 21h00 (Reserve gate close @21h00) Check out time: 11h00 Children: We regret no children under the age of 16. Max Guests: 2  (Max  2 adults )

BATHROOM

  En Suite
  Shower
  Soaps
  Toiletries

INCLUDES

  Breakfast
  Cleaning

 

EXCLUDES

  Dinner
  Lunch
  Self Catering

 

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LOCATION

MAP

PHYSICAL ADDRESS

umVangati House, Swadini Road (D2189), Blyde River Canyon, Limpopo

GPS COORDINATES

Decimal

Latitude: -24.51538237674058
Longitude: 30.851476157672095

Non-Decimal

Latitude: 24º 30' 55'' S
Longitude: 30º 51' 5'' E

LOCAL AREA

Whether you are exploring the Panorama route, the Lowveld of Mpumalanga and the jewels of Limpopo, or getting acquainted with African Wildlife at Kruger National Park, our centrally located guesthouse is an ideal base to discover the area.
Activities on our doorstep:
Hot Air Ballooning - the lift off location is nearby for your adventure at dawn.
Blyde dam boat trip - cruise in the bottom of the Blyde Canyon with views of the Mountains you will not be able to see any other way.
Blyde Canyon Adventure Centre - they offer white water rafting on the Upper Blyde River.
Moholoholo Rehabilitation Centre - this world-famous centre is a must-visit.
Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre - your chance to see cheetah in their natural habitat as well as other rare species.
Camp Jabulani - for closed encounters with Elephants, you do not want to miss this opportunity.
Hoedspruit Town - our nearest vibrant little town is worth a visit.




RATES

Low Season:

 

1 Febuary - 28 Febuary
1 May - 31 June
1 August - 31 November

High Season:

 

1 December - 31 January
1 March - 30 April
1 July - 31 July

 
  ROOM/UNIT PRICE
  PER PERSON SHARING
 
  SINGLE PERSON
  CHILDREN
  LOW SEASON HIGH SEASON
Mountain View Suite 1

R 5,360.00

R 5,360.00

Mountain View Suite 2

R 5,360.00

R 5,360.00

Mountain View Suite 3

R 5,360.00

R 5,360.00

Luxury King Room  

R 4,070.00

R 4,070.00

Luxury Queen Room

R 3,390.00

R 3,390.00


* All prices are inclusive of VAT and Tourism Levies.
* Please note that these prices are only an estimate. For more information, please make an enquiry.

CANCELLATION POLICY:

Cancellation Policy:
A 25% cancellation fee will be levied on the full booking should cancellation occur 42 days prior to arrival date.
A 50% cancellation fee will be levied on the full booking should cancellation occur 22 to 41 days prior to arrival date.
A 100% cancellation fee on confirmed bookings cancelled within 1 to 21 days.
10% of any deposit refunded will be retained to cover admin expense.
Late Cancellation / No Show Policy
If booked accommodation is not taken up for any reason, no refund can be made against that reservation and it cannot be substituted for an alternative future date.


Terms and Conditions are subject to change.

From R3,390.00 per unit
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ACCOMMODATION INFORMATION

Room/Units: Luxury Queen Room
Room/Units: Luxury King Room  
Room/Units: Mountain View Suite 1
Room/Units: Mountain View Suite 2
Room/Units: Mountain View Suite 3
Capacity: 10
Minimum Stay: 1 Night
Check-in: 14:00 PM
  Check-out: 11:00 AM

Children allowed, over the age of 16