An award winning Bush Retreat


Tomjachu Bush Retreat situated in the heart of Mpumalanga, only 20 minutes from Nelspruit and 45 minutes from the Kruger National Park is well on its way to becoming one of South Africa’s most sought after getaway destinations.

Over the past year, Tomjachu Bush Retreat has scooped 3 highly commendable awards within the hospitality and luxury accommodation sector. The first of these awards being the 2016 Lilizela regional award for Valbonne Villa at Tomjachu Bush Retreat. Furthermore, Valbonne Villa was nominated as a Lilizela finalist within the national category.

Valbonne Villa is a fully serviced self-catering villa suitable for 6 couples or 12 guests sharing. The villa is situated in a spectacular location that hangs above the Bekker Mountains, looking towards the Crocodile Valley Gorge, set in the Crocodile Mountain Conservancy. The property holds much natural beauty, energy and history – including the Voortrekker wagon trails that are still very evident. This villa is a dramatic, classical South African Lowveld home with cool rambling veranda and six bedroom suites brimming with family antiques, paintings, local art and a lifetime of memorabilia.

In 2016 Tomjachu Bush Retreat also received another award from Booking.comfor the third consecutive year, gaining recognition from their guests. The retreat received an all-time impressive guest experience rating of 9.1 out of 10, escalating it to one of the top customer-centric contenders in the market.

Most recently, after undergoing some rigorous assessment criteria, Tomjachu Bush Retreat has been announced as one of the Luxury Travel Guide award winners for 2017. The Luxury Travel Guide Awards represent the pinnacle of hospitality achievement, championing the best in their respective fields; therefore to come out on top is truly an accomplishment. .

“Receiving all these awards over such a short space of time is truly an honour and a humbling experience. It is great to know that with Tomjachu Bush Retreat having been established on the basis of the many great memories shared with friends and family, there are even more people constantly creating their own unforgettable memories with their friends and family on our property. I am very proud of the Tomjachu team for their hard work - these awards serve as a testament to that. We look forward to what the years ahead have in store for us and our guests”, says Jack Fillery, co-owner with brothers Tom and Hugo.

This four-star exclusive private nature reserve, set in over 550 hectares of stunning game fenced mountain bushveld, overlooks the southern boundary of the Kruger National Park. It is regularly remarked upon as being one of the most breath-taking and serene locations the province of Mpumalanga has to provide. All the accommodation at Tomjachu Bush Retreat is nestled in beautiful gardens, lawns and terraces, all sharing the majestic experience nature has to provide.

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