The Spa

The Spa


Set in a glade of magnificent trees alongside the Manyeleti River, Simbambili Game Lodge has spectacular views of the expansive savannah grasslands and the wildlife that inhabits them. This unique lodge, within the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, forms part of the greater Kruger National Park and provides a luxury getaway for the discerning traveller.

Amani Spa at Simbambili Game Lodge blends artfully with the natural enviromnment - its two spa treatment chalets nestled amid the Knobthorn and Jackalberry trees, ensuring total privacy and tranquility. Here guests can avail of relaxing and rejuvenating spa treatments in the enchanting spa chalet on stilts, with its wall of glass doors, or have a treatment in the unique open-air spa "sala" - both of which afford uninterrupted views of the magical African bushveld. Amani Spa offers holistic body, skin and beauty rituals, rejuvenating massages and soothing treatments, uniquely designed to relax the body and bring harmony to the spirit while preserving youthfulness and enhancing health and vitality.

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Relax & be pampered from head to toe in the majestic surroundings of the African bushveld with our holistic signature treatment that draws its inspiration from the traditional healers’ prayer before a healing ceremony… UKUBA god willing, the healing will take place.


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The Thornybush Collection is in the heart of the wilderness!

Africa is the heartbeat of our planet, haled as the orig in of mankind, its contrast of breathtaking beauty and brutal survival fascinates us, we are drawn to the bush almost in response to a primordial call...


A bit of History

Find out more about the history of a great place!

Thorny bush was fenced in 1955 and the Lodge was first built and operated in 1961. Proclaimed in April 1993. The size is 13816ha. 48 Mammal species, 112 Tree species, 230 Bird species and 54 reptile species...


The Spa

Massage, quiet relaxation, mud baths...

Amani African Spas is an authentically South African Spa brand, which ha s a distinctive 360º approach to health and wellness. This is indeed what places Amani Spas apart from other service providers in...


The Team

All these nice people are here to make have a nice stay...

Renamed the Thornybush Collection in 2007, our group has since grown in stature from five to ten lodges. Of these prestigious properties, all but one is located within the pristine 14-000ha Thornybush Nature Reserve.