The gracious Uplands Homestead at Kwandwe offers an alternative safari experience. Available only for the sole use of a group or family of up to six people, it is a sensitively restored 1905 farmhouse featuring three spacious ensuite bedrooms with private balconies.
It is situated along South Africa’s eastern coastline is the Eastern Cape province, renowned for being a world-class, malaria-free safari destination.
Kwande Private Game reserve is in the heart of the Eastern Cape and is a reservation boasting 22,000 hectares (54,400 acres) of former farmland that has been restored and restocked with wildlife.
This pristine wilderness area is home to Africa’s Big Five, and is the perfect start or end to a journey along the breathtakingly beautiful Garden Route.
This homestead is situated in a remote and tranquil valley festooned with hundreds of aloes and ringed by beautiful, undulating hills. It is the perfect place for a private safari, with a romantic Out of Africa farmhouse ambience.
Uplands Homestead is furnished with antiques and memorabilia reminiscent of a Settler home from the 1820s.
Rugs and fine damask linen, antique mirrors, yellowwood kists and wardrobes, antique silver and porcelain dovetail effortlessly with stylish modern elements such as exquisitely appointed bathrooms, air conditioning and a contemporary farmstyle kitchen.
There is also a full size swimming pool and gazebo.
Perfect for a family or small group of friends, Uplands Homestead offers an exclusive, private alternative to a lodge and includes a dedicated ranger, tracker and chef team, as well as a private open 4x4 safari vehicle.