MTPA Blog – Meet Mpumalanga Lilizela Awards Provincial Winners: Part Three


As we continue to explore Mpumalanga’s Lilizela Awards Provincial Winners, the Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency (MTPA) looks forward to welcoming visitors to the province as a result of these award winning service providers and establishments. Through recognising and rewarding travel and tourism related businesses for their passionate service delivery and customer care, entrants are acknowledged for their role in growing South Africa’s global destination competitiveness.

Accredited for their professionalism, creativity and innovation in the industry, to follow, see more of the 2019 Lilizela Awards Provincial Winners from Mpumalanga:

Hamilton Parks Country Lodge - COUNTRY HOUSE

With its home in the heart of the Hazyview Loweveld, the Hamilton Parks Country Lodge is a family-owned and managed country lodge dedicated to personalised service excellence. Offering comfortable and affordable accommodation, catered to with home cooked meals and a variety of leisure and adventure activities in surrounding areas, this classic Cape Dutch-style establishment offers various accommodation options for a number traveller pursuits.


La Roca Guest House – GUESTHOUSE

Catering to up to 13 guest rooms, La Roca Guesthouse is an owner managed boutique guest house situated in the capital of Mpumalanga. Boasting gorgeous views of the Nelspruit Nature Reserve, this 4-star guest house is built within a 6 000m2 sub-tropical garden fitted with a breakfast Lapa and pool deck offering the ideal home base to plan an extended stay, turning a business trip in to a leisure escape.

Needles Safari Lodge – LODGE

Voted as the best 4-star Lodge in the South African Tourism Lilizela Awards & Provincial Winner for Mpumalanga for the last five years in a row, Needles Safari Lodge offers visitors an authentic safari escape set amidst tranquil surroundings and the magic of the African bush. With up to eight suites to stay in, each offering their own unique character, tastefully curated fittings and perfectly catered to, to provide for all the comforts visitors hope to find at a 4-star country-style luxury lodge.


Ebundu (Pty) Ltd – LODGE

Self-proclaimed as a "vibrant bushveld oasis" eBundu Lodge is conveniently located between Nelspruit and White River in Mpumalanga. This multiple award-winning lodge offers various accommodation options that include 102 standard, family, luxury and executive rooms as well as outdoor pools, superb cuisine and service at their plentiful a-la-carte restaurant, seven fully equipped conference venues and a quaint chapel for beautiful bushveld weddings.


Already recognised for its caravan and campsite accommodations, Jackalberry Ridge has also been awarded in the self-catering and shared vacation category. Catering to a luxury tented experience, Jackalberry Ridge offers up to 20 tented camps ranging in size and layout but each catering to all of the amenities that travellers will need to enjoy the ideal self-catering and shared vacation with family and friends. From dedicated gas geysers, to fully equipped kitchens, fridge and freezers, linen, daily cleaning services, Jackalberry Ridge is also home to 300 recorded bird species as well as free roaming wildlife, placing you in the heart of the African bushveld.

Be sure not to miss the out on the final insert detailing the 2019 Lilizela Awards Provincial Winners to come out of the Province of Mpumalanga and plan your next trip to the “place of the rising sun”!

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