Mountain Retreat  at Samara

Secluded, wild and remote, the self-catering, exclusive use Mountain Retreat surveys an ancient landscape. There are 3 double en-suite bedrooms in the homestead and a further 2 en-suite bedrooms in the restored Victorian wagon house. A comfortable lounge with fireplace and dining room and fully equipped kitchen complete the indoor facilities. A wide, wrap-around veranda provides the perfect area for relaxing while contemplating the awesome view. A housekeeper/scullery person will be provided. You will be have the opportunity to book game drives (as an optional extra). As an eco lodge, there is no electricity – lighting is provided by oil lamps.

Tariffs Include:
  • Accommodation in double en-suite rooms
  • Use of 4 hours of generator per day
  • One housekeeper/scullery staff
  • Lasagne, salad & fresh homemade bread for first dinner
  • Bed linen, towels
  • Fully equipped kitchen with gas fridge and stove
  • Tea, coffee, Cremora and basic condiments
  • VAT
Tariffs Exclude:
  • Telephone calls and Fax
  • Curio shop purchases
  • All food not mentioned above
  • Generator diesel not mentioned above
  • Transfer from Karoo Lodge to Mountain Retreat (4x4 vehicle necessary) @ R350.00 each way
  • Game drives @ R2000.00 per game drive - subject to availability on arrival
  • Laundry
  • Gratuities.
  • Conservation contribution payable on departure – R45.00 pp p/n SA Residents; R95.00 pp p/n International guests and 50% for children
  • Transfers to and from the lodge from off the Samara property


Mountain retreat


Reservations: +27 (0) 31-262 0324 | Lodge: +27 (0) 49 891 0880 |

Samara Private Game Reserve, Petersburg Road, off the R63 to Pearston, near Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, 6280

Photos courtesy of Etienne Ooshuizen, Marolien Marais, Dook, Joy Bromilow as well as Samara Private Game Reserve Guests and Staff. Copyright Applies.

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