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Roleystone, Australia
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Had a perfect stay, would love to return one day. Everything was 5*+ Nothing to fault even if you tried. Horse ride was magnificent, actually everything was. Rooms and food served are amazing. Wouldnt hesitate to recommend.

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Thank you so much for your glowing review. We are so pleased that Pakamisa was perfect on every level. We hope that you come back soon.

Waasmunster, Belgium
Reviewed 17 December 2015

A top location with luxury bedrooms. Very Quiet. Ideal to rest after a 15 hours flight. Very friendly welcome. Nice swimming pool with great view. Restaurant and service were OK but a bit more professionalism by the staff would be great. I want to go back immediately ....

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London
Reviewed 16 December 2015

A Great experience. Would highly recommend Pakamisa to anyone who wants to experience the amazing views of the mountains in the background while on horseback, it is such a treat. The food is excellent and the staff and service impeccable. The rooms are spotless and nicely appointed.

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 18 November 2015

Pakamisa was an unexpected pleasure. Our booking was a spur of the moment decision to break our journey home from Kruger to Durban. We googled upmarket accommodation in the area and Pakamisa popped up. I am so glad it did! The accommodation is luxurious, the food is delicious and the staff are warm and welcoming. Pakamisa has a wonderful peaceful...

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Pakamisa, Owner at Pakamisa Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and compliments to the staff. It is a always a pleasure to ‘share our little piece of heaven’ with guests, who soon become part of the family. We hope to see you back at Pakamisa soon. Regards Isabella.

München, Deutschland
Reviewed 9 November 2015

We stayed two nights at Pakamisa during our SA trip to find out that we should have stayed longer! The location with its view is simply amazing. The lodge itself is already very nice, but the rooms are above expectations. The rooms are huge (you can ball dance in the bathroom and the main room ;) ) with a big...

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Pakamisa, Owner at Pakamisa Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and compliments to the staff. It is a always a pleasure to ‘share our little piece of heaven’ with guests, who soon become part of the family. We hope to see you back at Pakamisa soon. Regards, Isabella & Pakamisa Team

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 8 November 2015

Most enjoyable stay, very helpful staff, lovely meals and particularly enjoyed the horse riding in the African bush mixed with close up game encounters, trotting and cantering. Location on top of the mountain good with nice views.

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Pakamisa, Owner at Pakamisa Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and we are glad that you enjoyed the horse ride. It is very special to see wildlife so close and unaffected. We hope to see you soon again. Regards Isabella.

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

Having travelled from KNP through Swaziland and on to Pakamisa we were amazed by the beauty this place had to offer upon our arrival. Once you ascend to the top of the hill where the buildings are located the view is simply phenomenal. Isabella and her staff were beyond professional and polite making us feel at home straight away. This...

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Pakamisa, Owner at Pakamisa Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and compliments to the staff. It is a always a pleasure to ‘share our little piece of heaven’ with guests, who soon become part of the family. We hope to see you back at Pakamisa soon. Regards Isabella.

Ellicott City, Maryland
Reviewed 27 October 2015

I had a great time even though I was came solo.Met many different & diverse people. The guides on the bush rides were top notch. Can't say enough good things. Apache was my trusty steed. A great guy!!

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Pakamisa, Owner at Pakamisa Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, Liz. We so enjoyed having you at Pakamisa. We admire your energy, fitness and wonderful mind. It was such a pleasure spending time with you. We hope to see you soon. Regards, Isabella

Sandy, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2015

We arrived at the gates of Pakamisa after a 4.5 hour drive from our previous accommodation and were surprised to find that there was no guard at the gate as we were led to believe would always be on duty until 4pm. As our mobile had been previously stolen on our first night in S.A. we couldn't call anyone. I...

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Pakamisa, Owner at Pakamisa Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments and pleasant review of Pakamisa. We are so happy that our staff made your stay enjoyable. We apologise for the inconvenience on your arrival. Kind regards, Isabella & Anthony & Pakamisa Team

Reviewed 29 July 2015

My husband and I recently spent a night at Pakamisa and really enjoyed our time at the lodge. The staff are wonderful. I enjoyed two horse rides, which are conducted with professionalism and great care for the client and the horses. The staff went out of their way to accommodate us as we had special needs, that type of service...

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Discover the taste of Paradise at this perfect Hide-away! If you are looking for something a little less formal but nonetheless exclusive, then this lodge is for you! Views are inescapable from almost anywhere on the property, not least from your private veranda. The eight suites are huge, lightly Mediterranean in style, with elegant furniture and superb bathrooms. There is so much to do here - archery, clay-target shooting, bushwalking, game drives and riding – of course! At Pakamisa, the superior game-viewing vehicle is a horse! And these divine creatures, trained by the owner Isabella herself, are bred to be more than merely mode of transport. Exciting game viewing is offered on horseback for all riding abilities. To work off the calories, bushwalks and mountain bike trails await. For the more laid-back options, be gobbled up by the beautiful library or enjoy the impressive collection of rare African artifacts and paintings in the enormous, high-ceilinged entrance hall. Otherwise pull up a basket chair, drink in hand, and lap up the lovely big pool and sprawling views beyond. Meals are an occasion; enjoy mouth-watering breakfasts to delicious alfresco lunches on the panoramic veranda of the award-winning El Prado restaurant. Contemporary and international cuisine is beautifully presented, enhancing a traditional dining experience in the elegant dining room or “Out of Africa” style under the stars. The restaurant has an exceptional wine list and offers game specialties. ... more   less 

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Address: P.O. Box 1097, Pongola 3170, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Pongola
Price Range: $299 - $340 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Pakamisa Private Game Reserve 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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