According to eTNW, Tourvest’s Accommodation and Activities division (TAA) has acquired the full management contracts for two South African lodges – Shepherd’s Tree Lodge and Ivory Tree Game Lodge, both in the Pilanesberg Nature Reserve in the North West province – through its tourism property management business, African Hotels & Adventures and Three Cities.
Shepherd’s Tree Lodge offers 26 standard rooms that can be converted to 13 family suites, and four luxury suites. The standard rooms each have an en-suite bathroom and a patio overlooking the reserve. The executive suites have one en-suite bathroom, a lounge and patio, and a double outdoor shower.
Other facilities at the lodge include an entertainment deck and outdoor cocktail bar, a rim-flow swimming pool, and a health and beauty spa. It also has a conference and event centre that can host a maximum of 70 guests.
Ivory Tree Game Lodge has 60 standard rooms, four luxury suites and a presidential suite. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms and outdoor showers, and the presidential and executive suites have their own private plunge pools. The lodge also has a private villa with its own fire pit, swimming pool, safari vehicle and chef.
Additionally, the lodge has two lounges, a gift shop, several dining rooms, a swimming pool, a conference centre that can seat 80 delegates, and an Amani spa.