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Within 14 km of Nelspruit, set in a 1300-acre lush and tranquil private estate within the Crocodile Valley Nature, Tomjachu Bush Retreat features a restaurant, beautiful hiking trails and view sites for picnics and romantic occasions.

Beyond the tar road leading to Tomjachu Bush Retreat the route follows a gravel road not suitable for low suspension sports cars. Please feel free to contact us regarding the access roads if you have any queries or concerns.

Tomjachu Bush Retreat offers a variety of self-catering accommodation. Specific units have a private plunge pool and there is also a communal swimming pool at Homestead. The units feature African-inspired décor, there are seating and dining areas specific to the self-cater units, fans, and tea-and-coffee-making facilities. The self-cater units come with a fully equipped kitchens and specific offer a view of Bekker Mountain.

Meals are available upon request in the Lodge Dining room. An array of activities can be enjoyed in the surroundings, including Kruger tours and Scenic Route Tours outsourced to a specialist guide. Fishing, hiking, mountain biking and game drives are offered on the property.

Nelspruit Golf Club is within 12 km, the Mbombela Stadium is 25 minutes’ drive away and the Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport is within a 40-minute drive. The Malelane entrance to Kruger National Park is within 80 km.

Formerly Tomjachu Bush Lodge

Before July 2019 Tomjachu Bush Retreat was known as Tomjachu Bush Lodge

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Situated at The Homestead, these rooms have view of the garden and come with tea-and-coffee-making facilities.These rooms have access to the swimming pool and 3 seating areas located at The Homestead.

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Known as the Keepers Cottage, this cottage features views of the garden an the pool. It offers a patio and a large seating area with a fireplace and kitchen.

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Known as the Rock House, this thatched-roof cottage features a private plunge pool and is equipped with a seating area, kitchen and fireplace. It offers a terrace with views of the Bekker Mountains.

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Featuring a private pool and patio with views across the valley and mountains, known as the Bush Cottage, this spacious cottage offers a large seating and dining area with fireplace and a fully equipped kitchen.

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Featuring a furnished terrace with panoramic views of Bekker Mountain, the pool and garden, known as Valbonne House, this extra spacious house features a private infinity pool. It contains a large living and dining area, as well as a fully equipped kitchen.Each bedroom has an en suite bathroom.

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This chalet has a microwave, gas kettle and seating area. - Featuring views up the valley, known as the Crooked Cottage, this spacious cottage offers a large seating and dining area and a fully equipped kitchen. - Please note this Cottage is situated 2km from the Main Homestead (Lodge) and facilities. - This cottage is pet-friendly by prior arrangement

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A seating area, a desk, a terrace and a tea and coffee maker are provided in this spacious double room. The unit offers 1 bed.

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A seating area, a desk, a terrace and a tea and coffee maker are featured in this spacious double room. The unit offers 1 bed.

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Facilities of Tomjachu Bush Retreat

Free parking, On-site parking, Parking, Private parking

Cycling, Fishing, Hiking

Free WiFi, Internet services, WiFi

Food & Drink
Bar, BBQ facilities, Packed lunches, Restaurant

Pools and wellness
Outdoor pool

Airport shuttle, Airport shuttle (surcharge), Shuttle service (surcharge)

Front-desk/reception area services
Safety deposit box

Common areas
Garden, Shared lounge/TV area, Sun terrace, Terrace

Entertainment and children services
Babysitting/child services

Cleaning services
Daily maid service, Ironing service, Laundry

Designated smoking area, Family rooms, Heating, Non-smoking rooms

Hotel Policies

From 14:00 hours

Untill 10:00 hours

Cancellation / Prepayment
Cancellation, prepayment and 'book now pay later' policies vary according to room type. Please check the room conditions when selecting your room above.

Accepted credit cards
The hotel reserves the right to pre-authorise credit cards prior to arrival.

The fine print
Please inform Tomjachu Bush Retreat in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation. Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please ensure that you are only booking this property following the local government guidelines of the destination, including but not limited to the purpose of travel, and maximum allowed group size. The properties GPS co-ordinates are as follows:
S-25°32’43.4″ E031°03’49.4″
Please note that there is a 5 km gravel road to the Tomjachu Bush Retreat.

Last updated: 27 Jan 2024 - Update now

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