If you are looking for a little gem hidden in the African bush…our Nest is your place.
Here the sun illuminates the awakening and breakfast is brighten up by mongooses, kudus, warthogs, zebras, giraffes and all the soft game that roam free around us.
This warm refuge is an open space area with a king bed, an ensuite bathroom and a little relaxation lounge with kitchen facilities.
Outdoor area is embellished by a large terrace with a braai and lots of space for leisure (perfect for birdwatcher as the boundaries of our property are almost entirely parkland).
This cottage is right next to the main house, when we are in South Africa we live here.
Come and discover the pure African night with billions of stars and abandon yourself to the hypnotic sounds of the savannah.
Surrounded by Lionspruit Game Reserve and Kruger National Park (especially at night) you will be able to hear how lions communicate and how hippos fight.
At sunset the golden light shroud the front cottage…and the first jumps of the bush babies appear!
Marloth Park is right next to the south gates of Kruger National Park: Crocodile Bridge (15km) and Malelane Gate (30 km).
The park itself is separated to Kruger from a simple fence. This allow visitors to roam around inside the park completely safety (driving, cycling or walking).
From Nest cottage you can reach the famous riverfront in few minutes and Gate 2 (only 15 km to Crocodile Bridge Gate) lasts only 3 minutes.
Marloth Park offers to visitors several view points to Kruger National Park where big five plus hippos are spotted regularly, while almost all the other animals (soft game) will be around you all the time (including giraffes, blue wildebeest, zebras, kudus, velvet monkeys,impalas, duikers, wharthogs and so on).
Inside Marloth Park you will find two small shopping center with ATM, butchery, liquor stores, hardware store, laundromats and service station. Within few kilometers you will find restaurants and bar.
- Kruger National Park Game Drives available day and night (20 min)
- Mozambic Border (25 min)
- Swaziland Border (60 min)
- Golf Komatipoort (20 min) or Malelane (35 min)
- Tigerfish and fishing trips Komatipoort (20 min)
- Panorama route (Sabie, Mac-Mac falls, God’s Window, Sudwala Caves) drive distance for day visit
All requests for cancellations shall be made by the client in writing.
The following cancellation fees shall be applicable:
45 days or more notice: 95% of the payments made shall be refunded
30 - 44 days notice is given 50% of the payments made shall be refunded
No refunds shall however be made to clients who made bookings less than 30 days before arrival.
In event of a client during the course of a booking terminating it for whatever reason, no refund shall be made unless with
the prior written approval of the owner of Nest cottage.
Any cancellations made, in terms of these standard trading conditions shall be subject to the an administrative charge of
R100.00 and this amount shall be deducted from the amount to be refunded.
Arrival & Departure Times
Check in time: between 13:00 and 00:00
Check out time: before 10:00 on day of departure
Terms Of Payment
50% deposit within 72 hours after booking is done
The remaining amount is payable within 14 days before arrival
If you are not interested in nature and/or wildlife, please do not book this cottage.
Be aware that you will be staying in a Game Reserve and strict rules regarding nature and wildlife are applied.
Music or parties are strictly prohibited.
Same for: pets, fire arms, fire works, motorbikes or quad-bikes.
You are not allowed to take any wood (as well as flowers, plants ecc) from the field of break any tree.
No fires allowed (candle, oil lanthern) inside and outside, just braai with charcoal or brinquettes.
Braai (with charcoal or brinquettes) must be estinguish before leaving the house or going to bed.
Be sure that all doors and windows are closed if you are not close to the house.
Do not leave any food or other stuff outside.
Please be aware that baboons and monkeys can try to enter into the cottage, any damage caused by animals getting inside the house will be charged to the guest.
Adult only (no kids under 16).
Keep at the speed limit and drive safely in the nature reserve.
Guests are responsible of any loss or damage during their stay.
No bikes inside the cottage. You are welcome to take your bike (it is wonderful biking in Marloth Park) but be aware that it will stay outside during night time.
No ball play allowed.
This is a no smoking holiday home.
Any person that misbehaves or break any rules will be ordered by the security to leave the premises immediately without
Please note that sadly this is “not a child friendly” home and therefore we reserve the right not to allow young children as
there are potential "Health & Safety" concerns.
Also as this is a Wildlife Conservation area where animals roam free, we cannot accept any responsibility or liability if an
accident were to occur.
Therefore we will also be asking guests to sign an indemnity form on arrival, thank you.
We will also be on hand if anything may need immediate fixing or repairs done in the lodge, therefore please report any issues immediately and do not leave it until late at night to expect anything to get done.
24 hour Security Patrols are undertaken in the area and an EMS is available.
Please also be aware that there are water restrictions and electricity supply interruptions from time to time which is out of our control and we will endeavour to help alleviate the situation.
Currently there is not supply generator or water tank.
A vacation rental agreement will be send to the guest for inform about all the conditions an indemnity form.
By signing the rental agreement you confirm that you accept our terms and conditions, cancellation policy and indemnity