Located in the heart of the beautiful Thornybush Nature Reserve, Jackalberry Lodge is an oasis of calm and simple elegance set against the dramatic views of the Northern Drakensberg Mountains.
Accommodations at the lodge consist of seven thatched suites. Each suite is stylishly furnished with king-sized beds covered in downy soft linens and draped in billowing mosquito netting. The luxurious en suite bathroom features a double vanity, a deep, corner tub with a stunning view of the outdoors, an indoor shower, and a romantic outdoor shower. The Family Suite includes all the same luxuries and an extra room with two twin beds. While the Honeymoon Suite also comes with a private lounge. In addition, every suite enjoys a private patio with comfortable chairs for relaxing and taking in the beauties of the bush. Additional amenities include a hairdryer, mini bar, tea and coffee station, and a safe.
The lodge is situated in Thornybush Nature Reserve and is adjacent to world-famous Kruger National Park set against the majestic backdrop of the Northern Drakensberg Mountains. Stretching across nearly 25,000 acres of land, Thornybush Game Reserve is located in the eastern Lowveld area. The reserve is home to the Big Five as well as giraffes, antelope, and cheetahs. A favorite spot for many wildlife documentaries, it is home to the first recorded white wildebeest born in the wild. Moreover, the reserve is also one of the first to start rhino-horn treatments to deter poachers.