Palala River Cottage

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Getaway Summary
PRICE (pp sharing):
from R 300 - 350
River Cottage is a most romantic and secluded stone and thatch cottage on the river. A favourite with couples, several have returned more than 10 times! Situated on the banks of the Palala river, this private lodge is the perfect mix of stylish comfort and excellent facilities from which to explore and enjoy the bush.<br /><br />A single bedroom draped with a mosquito net, a sunken bathroom, spacious sitting room with open plan kitchen and a shady verandah from which to enjoy game viewing, read a book or relax in the hammock.<br /><br />Equipped to a very high standard this is true get away from it all in style.<br /><br />Enjoy self drive game viewing or book one of our experienced rangers for a drive or guided walk. Subject to availability. The braai area is set on the river bank. Firewood is available.<br /><br />
"Just what we needed!"
29 Mar 2016
By Pieter, South Africa
"Palala River Cottage was just what me and my wife needed. Private and peacefull. What a great place to just go and relax and to find one another again. We had a great romantic weekend."
"Great place to chill"
19 Dec 2015
By charmain, South Africa
"Perfect getaway for 3 or 4 days if you just want to relax and enjoy the surroundings. Solitude is the order of the day - nearest other chalets 10km+.Fantastic accommodation - including hammocks on the veranda and large braai area next to the river.One negative - although its a game reserve this is not the place for viewing in a non hi-ride vehicle. Very few roads are accessible to standard sedans "
"Best breakaway"
17 Nov 2014
By Lionel, South Africa
"We have been married for 29 years and make a point of it to have a romantic weekend at least once a year. This place has all you need - shady trees, privacy, wildlife, river, quiet walks, no TV, nice fireplace indoors and outdoors, big bed and all the other basic comforts - all put together in a very nice package. I will definitely go again!"
"Relaxing weekend away"
03 Nov 2014
By Helen, South Africa
"It is most definitely a place that everybody should go to. It was wonderful, relaxing and peaceful. We saw plenty of wildlife and had pleasant weather. It really helped us to relax and forget about the concrete jungle. Thank you again for an amazing cottage."
07 Oct 2013
By Eckhard, Germany
"River Cottage was our first stop on our trip through northern South Africa and it's a perfect place to come down from the hustle and bustle at work. We stayed there for 3 nights, did walks and hikes in the nature reserve, loved the hammocks, made some braai and lazed the time. Around the cottage we saw a lot of game incl. 2 crocs nearby in the river. Perfect - we really enjoyed it."
20 Aug 2012
By Annelie, South Africa
"We had a fantastic stay at Jembisa River cottage! As the name states, our cottage was right on the Palala River, assuring you of excellent river views. We saw ample of game, including two rhinos, a crocodile, kudus, impalas etc. Can't wait to show the family all the great pictures we took. Thank you Jane, Megan and Collin for an unforgettable weekend."
"Wonderful time in the Waterberg!"
14 Aug 2012
By Lise, South Africa
"We had a lovely time at Jembisa River Cottage. It was peaceful and private. We enjoyed the bush trails and saw a lot of wild life. It was the perfect getaway from the city life - Just what we needed."
"Enjoyed the setting"
09 May 2012
By Leonie, South Africa
"Whilst we have enjoyed the setting on the bank of the river as well as the peace and tranquility, we were disappointed with the filthy furniture which was totally unacceptable as well as the fact that the cottage was crawling with ants. The above factors spoiled our stay at the cottage hence the reason for leaving three days earlier. We also had extreme difficulty in negotiating the roads on the farm, and resulted in very little game viewing."
22 Mar 2012
By Gary, South Africa
"For peace and tranquility, this is the spot to get away from it all! Ideal for a couple who need some real timeout together. No tv, no radio - absolutely splendid!"
"Best time ever"
10 Jan 2012
By Linda, South Africa
"This was our best time ever - just what we needed. I Googled a place in the bushveld, and this came up! We will be back for sure. Everything was just perfect - the ambiance, nature, quaint little cottage, peace and quiet, game, bird life and running water. And the fact that we could take our three Yorkies with was fantastic! They also enjoyed their time. Thank you."