Blue Mountain Boutique Retreat is an exclusive luxury lodge in the heart of Mpumalanga and is a romantic setting for the faint hearted, it is a turn-of-the century colonial with soaring ceilings, cool deep verandas and miraculous lawns rolling down into indigenous forest.
Located in the most picturesque area of Mpumalanga, South Africa (near the Kruger Park) this complete private and exclusive luxury lodge is set on 200 hectares of indigenous bush and still a fully operational farm with macadamia nuts, bananas, lichi and avocado orchards.
This Boutique Retreat is famed for its superb accommodation, individually themed rooms, award winning gourmet cuisine and exceptional luxury service. Great care has been taken to create unique inspiring luxury accommodation, each room decorated in its individual theme and style, providing an exclusive standard comparable with some of the top hotels world-wide. All suites are unique, as no suite is alike. Each suit boost its own fireplace and en-suite bathroom. This is the epitomy of luxury and tranquility.
The Blue Spoon Restaurant gracious dining room has gained a reputation for innovative and creative cuisine, combined with fine wines and silver service. Crackling log fires, the tinkling of glasses and click of billiard balls invites one to linger. Come and see why late president Nelson Mandela use to spend his well-deserved breaks here.
Accommodation at Blue Mountain Boutique Retreat:
Ballentine (Presidential Suit)
The Ballentine suite or The Presidential Suite embraces a classical regency style. This suite uncovers an elegantly furnished spacious lounge and majestic bedroom. A private plunge pool silently glistens over luscious forestry.
There are 8 Victorian Suites all housing king-sized, extra length beds except for Suite number 8, which has two three-quarter beds. All suites and rooms have been individually decorated. The furniture, except antiques, has been designed by Valma Muir and custom-made for the Blue Mountain Lodge, making our decor unique in South Africa. Lounge and bedroom combined, bathroom and separate toilet. Each suite is individually decorated with elegant furnishings. Freestanding slipper bath or roll-top bath, custom-made shower. Delicately set at the foot of the main building, as a sparkling fountain ushers its guests to havens of relaxation.
Accommodation at Blue Mountain Rustic Duplex Suits:
The Quadrants Suites are four suites romantically set in a cobbled courtyard, with gallery bedrooms reminiscent of castles and Camelot. These duplex rooms have a lounge, bathroom with separate bath, shower and toilet downstairs and a gallery bedroom upstairs. The style is Provencal, overlooking forestry.
The main complex comprises a reception, elegant restaurant and bar with a competition size billiard table. With prior notice, we can arrange spa treatments on the premises. These include facials, body massages, manicures etc.
Mpumalanga is one of the most scenic areas of South Africa. Blue Mountain Boutique Retreat is in close proximity to the Kruger National Park, private game lodges, Blyde River Canyon, Pilgrimss Rest, Bourkes Luck Potholes, etc. affording our guests the opportunity to explore the surrounding area without having to travel great distances.
Beautiful walking routes are available on the two hundred hectares of indigenous bush, forestry and farmland but further walking trails are found within short driving distances along the Panorama Route. Chauffeur or Self-Drive in air-conditioned mini bus vehicles, on panoramic sightseeing trips or excursions into the Kruger National Park or private game lodges. Enjoy day or night viewing safaris in an open vehicle with a highly trained game ranger.
On Site Activities:
- Pool Bar Service
- Walking / Jogging Trails
- Swimming Pool
- Helicopter Flips
- Mountain biking
- Health Spa/Massage
Off Site Activities:
- Kruger Park Excursions
- Panorama Tours
- Quad Biking
- Mountain Biking
- Horse Riding
Smart casual or Lounge.
There are 8 Victorian Suites all housing king-sized, extra length beds. All suites and rooms have been individually decorated with antique furniture, lounge and bedroom combined, bathroom and separate toilet.