SANBONA - TILNEY MANOR - WESTERN CAPE
Privacy & Tranquility
Relive the legacy of the famed San people and absorb the grandeur of the Little Karoo at the Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, only a 3.5 hour drive from Cape Town on the Route 62.
Surrounded by towering mountains and open plains it boasts an impressive selection of succulents and wildlife, including the Big Five and free roaming white lions.
Sanbona offers five-star accommodation at three luxurious lodges.
Explore the haunting beauty of a harsh, unforgiving landscape.
UK Harpers & Queen, one of the 100 best places in the world 2005
One of South Africa's largest privately owned wildlife reserves
The first authentic free roaming "Big 5" wildlife reserve in the Western Cape, with free roaming self-sustaining White Lions
Home to the critically endangered and highly elusive Riverine Rabbit which is the 13th most endangered mammal in the world and the 2nd most critically endangered species in South Africa - International Union for the Conservation of Nature Red Data List
The Warmwaterberg is an important ecozone for several endemic tortoise species
Home to the Dwarf Blue butterfly, the second smallest butterfly in the world
Over 200 identified bird species
Important raptor nesting sites, including the Verraux's (Black) Eagle
The Bellair Dam provides a natural wetland habitat for a myriad of water birds
Approximately 650 plant species
Conserves the important Fynbos and Succulent Karoo biomes, characterised by exceptionally high species diversity and endemism
The Fynbos Biome is a part of the Cape Floristic Kingdom, a designated United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation World Heritage Site
Rock art sites dating back to more than 1 500 years Star gazing is rated amongst the best in Southern Africa
Spend 2 nights at any one of the Sanbona Lodge's and get a complimentary 3 or 2 night stay at one of Cape Town's top Hotel's.
Tilney Manor has six luxuriously appointed rooms. This exclusivity ensures that guests can experience personal service and world-class cuisine in an atmosphere of privacy and tranquillity.
Comfortable lounges with fireplaces for winter nights, private verandas, romantic freestanding baths and carefully sheltered outdoor showers are just a few of the pleasure that guest can enjoy. More modern comforts include air-conditioning, satellite television, private bars and tea and coffee making facilities.
Our fully equipped Spa offers guests the opportunity to recover for the rigors of the outside world and restore their sense of inner harmony.
This is the perfect environment for rediscovering creativity and regenerating energy. Cape Georgian décor draws on the natural colours of the surrounding stone and vegetation, with subtle touches of San culture influencing the design throughout the guest rooms and conference facility.
6 Luxury Cape Georgian suites
4 King beds, 2 Twin beds
Television with DVD
International dial tone telephone
Tea and coffee making facilities
En-suite bathroom, with shower, twin basins and free-standing bath in the centre
Luxurious bathrobes for him and her
His and hers outdoor showers
Rim-flow swimming pool
Wireless Internet Facilities
TV with Satellite Channels availble in Lounge Area
A friendly and welcoming complement of staff will look after your every need. Patio dining is provided every alternative evening which will further enhance your stay, weather permitting.