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Samia Lodge

Samia is an elevated wooden cabin, privately situated with stunning views across the Waterberg mountains and river. Beautifully appointed, including a lounge with fireplace and external viewing deck and braai area.

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Samia can comfortably accommodate 6 guests in 3 en-suite bedrooms with mosquito netting. The bedrooms are beautifully appointed with private access to the viewing deck. All of the bedrooms can be converted from a double room into a twin room. All bathrooms have both a bath and shower.

Sleeps 6

Both shower & bath fixtures

Extra beds & cots can be supplied


This lodge is perfect for a family or group of friends wanting a peaceful getaway in the bush. The lodge has a communal fully-equipped kitchenette, dining area and lounge with a fireplace. Outside boasts with a viewing deck with stunning views, boma area and covered parking for 2 vehicles. Bed linen and towels are provided.

Fully equipped kitchen



Open plan sitting & dining room

Outdoor fire pit

Outdoor dining area


There is a wealth of options available to Palala River Cottages guests to get the most out of the beautiful landscape and the wildlife on the reserve. From self-driving to guided drives and walks, hiking and mountain biking trails, fishing, birding or relaxing with a massage, guests are free to choose. Guided activities need to be booked in advance. There are also some fabulous nearby excursions.

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Game drives

Night safaris

Walking safaris


Picnic sites


Mountain biking

Fauna & flora


Bird watching

Hiking & running trails