To some, it is "One of the finest Golf Resorts in the World" - to others it is a luxury retreat in an idyllically lovely setting.
At Leopard Rock Hotel, visitors can enjoy as much peace and beauty - or action and adventure - as they wish. It is a tournament venue, a holiday base, a conference hotel, a night out with a chance to win in the casino, a romantic indulgence or a home from home.
Two all weather floodlit tennis courts; bowling green, swimming pool; squash court; croquet; fully equipped gymnasium with ladies and gents’ saunas; Indoor and outdoor children’s play area; Horse riding; Birding; Guided walks & hiking; picnic at the Leopard Rock waterfall.
18-hole course; 6164 meters off the gold markers, PAR rating of 71. designed by Peter Matkovitch and opened in 1993. Features are the magnificent indigenous trees and plants, endemic to the Bvumba ecosystem & magnificent views from every hole.
Offering a driving range, club house with billiard table & bar, lounge and kitchen serving a la carte, light lunch and snacks, pro shop, golf carts and resident golf professional.
Casino with a Salon Privé available for private functions and gaming groups, personalised service; the Baccarat Cocktail Bar; American roulette & 6 Black Jack tables; Slot & Poker Machines; Jackpot progressives.
1657 hectares including a fenced area of 250 hectares; altitude from 4000 – 2500ft with spectacular views over the Burma Valley; 250 bird species; endemic wildlife including Samango monkeys, bush buck, leopard and butterflies.
Game released includes Nyala, zebra, kudu, eland, impala, wildebeest and giraffe ; sundowners may be enjoyed from either of the game-viewing platforms to watch the evening supplementary feeding programme.
The Mutare area has over 500 species listed with specials such as the Chirinda Apalis only found in the Eastern Highlands.
Bvumba Botanical Gardens; Bhunga Forest Reserve, Bvumba Trading & renowned
North of the hotel, the lush Pungwe View, Honde View and M'tarazi Falls, the second highest waterfall in Africa.
To the South hot springs and the magnificent Birchenough Bridge, a 330 metre steel-arch suspension bridge replicating Sydney Harbour Bridge.
*All rooms equipped with shower bath, hair dryer, smoke detector & sprinkler system, safety deposit box, direct dial telephone, wall to wall carpeting, Wi-Fi; satellite television; 13 amp 220 volt square plugs and tea/coffee making facilities.
*All suites have mini-bars.
*Some rooms have balconies and all suites have mini-bars.
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Health & Climate:
Winters (May to September) are warm with sunny days and cool, clear nights. Overnight frosts and freezing temperatures are not uncommon. Light “guti” rain may occur any time but the rainy season is during the summer months of October to April.
On Zimbabwe’s border with Mozambique lies a verdant valley with what many say is the country’s most picturesque city – Mutare.
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