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About Syringa Sands Forest Cottage

About Syringa Sands Forest Cottage

Looking for peace and tranquility? Syringa Sands is the perfect destination for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. Situated on the Kransberg plateau in the malaria free Waterberg in Limpopo, you will find us halfway Vaalwater and Thabazimbi, 38km from the Marakele National Park gate and 14km from the Welgevonden South Gate and Kololo Lodge. The route to the gate is a scenic journey passed several game farms; the last 40km stretch is a dirt road, a higher clearance vehicle is recommended, especially in the rainy season.The self-catering cottage (76sqm) is nicely tuck

Safari: Arrange for a game drive and bring sundowners of you like; feed the plains game with us between April and October, generally a great photo opportunity.

Family friendly: Welcome nature loving and outdoors families - enjoy the walking trails, bring your mountain bikes or spend time fishing at the dam. Visit the Marakele NP nearby.

 Sleeps 4
Check-in: 14:00
Check-out: 10:00
Reviews: 22 reviews
 Minimum stay: 2 Days

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Important Information

Please remember to bring firewood or briquettes and drinking water, connectivity is limited.
The last stretch of the journey is on a 40 km dirt road, a 4x4 and or high clearance vehicle is recommended especially in the rainy season.

Guest Reviews

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renate van gorp
September 2021
The cottage is beautiful and surrounded with nature, very peaceful, relaxing and beautiful. The cottage has all the comfort you want, adding even further to a relaxed stay. We saw lots of animals during our walks, and even from the veranda we saw giraffes and sables passing by! Amazing! I'd definitely recommend this gem to everyone who wants to get away from the city and who loves being out in... Read more
francois van schalkwyk
June 2021
Sean and Alex were superb hosts. Hardly saw them and they were great with giving us our space, but when we did interact, we were spoiled with feeding the game and sundowners on a warm rock with warm company. If you are looking for a place with nothing and nobody where you can relax and walk and fish and be one with nature and your family, this is the place. Our fury kids loved it and we will def... Read more
amanda williamson
December 2020
I loved everything about my visit and I hope to return soon. After being cooped up in Joburg for months, Syringa Sands offered exactly what I needed to relax and replenish. The cottage is surrounded by trees visited by squirrels and many birds (the white-fronted bee-eater and woodland kingfisher were highlights). Several trails of varying distances lead into the landscape, down to the dam, up... Read more
mike brink
November 2019
The setting was great, lovely birds and animals, perfect wildlife getaway.
victoria bester
November 2019
Sean and Alex are incredibly welcoming and made our stay incredible. We had a magnificent late afternoon game drive and sundowners. The setting and wildlife here is incredible. We were able to enjoy our weekend to the fullest extent having our dogs with us and they had so much fun! Great catch and release fishing in the dam, wonderful walking routes and lots of fun on the district roads on my... Read more


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Hiking
  • Wi-Fi
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Bathroom
  • Fridge
  • Iron and board
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Non smoking rooms
  • Patio
  • Shower

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Dutch
  • Belgian
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Syringa Sands Forest Cottage location

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Syringa Sands Forest Cottage is 39.9km from the centre of Vaalwater , the nearest airport 117.7km (Pilanesberg International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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