Palala Boutique Game Lodge South Africa
Unparalleled Luxury Bush Experience
Here at Palala Boutique Game Lodge, you will indulge in a rich and luxurious African safari experience. The African inspiration for this five-star premium graded lodge is evident in the variety of textures, intricate carvings, and natural elements. Combined with classical decor pieces, this create a truly unique visual feast. Escape your busy life for a while and enter a world of luxury. Our hotel in Limpopo has lavish suites designed and appointed with ultimate comfort and luxury in mind. Each dwelling is equipped with imported linen, solid wooden furniture, exquisite artwork on the walls, and specially selected toiletries. Our taste for luxury extends to our facilities and services. Palala Boutique Game Lodge offers indulgent bush experience and world-class spa retreat. We also provide a distinctive dining experience, courtesy of our award-winning chefs. Entice your senses with our wide selection of wines, as well as our renowned collection of cigars.
Relaxation is what we do best here at Palala Boutique Game Lodge. Here you can chill by the pool and sip a cocktail while savouring the breathtaking view of the African sunset. During winter, you can unwind in the lounge area in front of a warm and toasty fireplace, with a glass of red wine and a good book to keep you company.
We are conveniently located only four hours away from Johannesburg. Because we are the only five-star lodge on the vicinity, we aim to make our property as accessible as possible. We have an airstrip for private airplanes and two helipads.
Discover why we are one of the most award-winning hotels in Africa. Stay with us here at Palala Boutique Game Lodge and know the differencePackages
We know that planning any event or banquet, no matter how small, can be an onerous and stressful undertaking. Whether you are hosting corporate functions, meetings, year-end parties, private parties, cocktail parties, casual braais or spitbraais, Palala promises to create an atmosphere to suit your specific event requirements. We specialise in attention to detail, creative and precise planning which is crucial in ensuring a stress-free event that promises to be absolutely memorable. Escape from the ordinary and mundane to one of the most beautiful settings in the African bushveld. The venue options are varied and diverse and include our Tree of Life Ballroom, our Terrace, Oom Dup se Witgatwortel Lapa and even an exciting island setting to complete the scene.
The sophisticated conference venue, Oryx, is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and available for conferences or lavish banquets. The modern interior is perfectly paired with raw wooded tables to ensure a fresh look and unique atmosphere at every banquet. All the necessary conference equipment is available and our team of professional events coordinators will ensure the venue is prepared according to your individual requirements. With the option of three individual breakaway rooms or one large ballroom, Oryx can accommodate 20-200 guests.
Tree of Life Ballroom
Its crystal chandeliers, mirrors on the ceiling and breath-taking views of the bush make this venue the perfect backdrop to any function. It is elegantly decorated in a neutral palette that allows the venue to suit possibly any colour scheme and theme you might decide on. The retractable doors open up to merge with the adjacent terrace, allowing for more creativity in terms of space and function options. Our capacity in the Tree of Life Ballroom for a sit-down dinner is 80 guests and once the retractable doors are opened, a further 60 guests can be accommodated on the adjoining terrace. Total capacity is 160 guests.
The alfresco-style terrace on the lodge’s front veranda creates a unique and breath-taking entertainment area with various options. During the day, it serves as a casual entertainment area next to the infinity pool. Guests can experience the thrill of watching the hippos graze and the various game species drinking at the large waterhole in front of the lodge. The cry of the fish-eagle guarantees the lure of Palala to remain in your heart forever. As the sun dips, the spectacular, colourful appeal of the sunset over the waterway brings guests together for pre-dinner drinks and excited banter about the day’s experiences. At night, this area can be transformed into an absolute wonderland to serve as setting for fabulous weddings or the perfect backdrop as banqueting venue with a total capacity of 120 guests.
Oom Dup se Witgatwortel Lapa
For a more relaxed and casual event, enjoy a true African dining experience in our Lapa setting. Illuminated by firelight and starry skies, diners will enjoy the diverse and tasteful cuisine complemented by authentic traditional flare such as potjies, braai’s and wood-oven pizzas. This venue can be booked for a private party of up to 80 guests and when reserved, exclusivity is ensured as it boasts a well-stocked bar, separate catering facilities with kitchen and its own bathroom facilities.
The island is situated in the stretch of waterway in front of the lodge and brings a unique and interesting element to the venue diversity Palala has to offer. The island lends itself to breath-taking photo opportunities, romantic picnics, team-building events, wedding ceremonies or wedding guests enjoying their canapes, and so much more. The options are numerous and all you need is your imagination to take flight. Our qualified team will happily discuss various options and assist you with your every request to ensure an exclusive and flawless event.
A kaleidoscope of activities promise to keep you occupied during your visit, whether its relaxation or fun-filled action you are seeking.
Should relaxation be on your menu, the picturesque setting of the lodge and the unique indulgence on offer will complete the picture. Lounge at the infinity pool with a refreshing cocktail while savouring the ambiance of the African bushveld with the roar of lions or the call of the fish eagle to complete the experience.
For some fun-filled action, engage in the assortment of activities on offer ranging from game drives and guided walks with our trained and informed rangers. Alternatively, opt for an outing on one of our bicycle trails, angling on the banks of the Limpopo river or some exciting bird watching. Home to more than three hundred different species of birds, the area is rightfully renowned as a birder’s paradise. Anglers can enjoy fishing along the Limpopo River or at the waterway in front of the lodge, or try your hand at a game of snooker or table tennis in Oom Dup se Witgatwortel Lapa while watching your favourite sports game on the big screen televisions.
The Lodge is situated in a Malaria free zone, making all outdoor activities safe for adults and children alike.
If you are in search of a destination conference venue that is far removed from the ordinary and monotonous, look no further! Palala Boutique Game Lodge will stage an encounter so unique and inspiring to ensure you return to the office with a driven and enthused team.
Our conference venues are widely divergent and offers a platform to execute your strategy, no matter the form or structure you may have in mind. Apart from the usual conferencing setup, our venues are pliable and ideal for any occasion ranging from presentations, strategic meetings, team-building events, company or product launches, incentive travel experiences, gala dinners, year-end functions and so much more.
The multiplicity is varied and groups can opt for indoor or outdoor areas, formal or more relaxed sessions, technology driven or more practical gatherings. The venues include our Tree of Life ballroom, an appealing island setting or the more rustic boma known as Oom Dup se Witgatwortel Lapa. Both the island and the lapa are spot-on for the various team-building activities on offer such as drum playing and potjie-kos competitions.
Our conference packages make provision for half day, full day or stay-over options. In terms of available accommodation, our capacity is 37 to 76 delegates, depending on room occupancy.
Apart from being situated in one of the most beautiful settings in the bush, we pride ourselves in providing unforgettable decor, mouth-watering cuisine, unusual possibilities and exceptional service. As an example, escape from the conventional and start your day with an unforgettable bush breakfast or replace the usual muffins and sandwiches and offer your delegates our special energy or chocolate snack breaks. Our qualified team of event coordinators and banqueting managers will happily assist you with your every request to ensure an exclusive and flawless event.