Located near Johannesburg, only a 90 minutes’ drive, Finfoot Lake Reserve is the perfect weekend break or week-long holiday. It is a perfect slice of peace & quiet which is within easy reach for travellers seeking to escape the urban jungle.
The lodge is naturally crafted from wood & thatch which compliments the surrounding woodlands & foliage. The accommodation comprises of chalets, a self-catering villa located close to the Vaalkop Dam & a luxury safari tent making Finfoot the perfect location for families & groups of friends wanting to celebrate a special occasion.
The main hub of the Finfoot Lake Reserve is the large thatched Lapa equipped with the camp’s bar & cosy lounge area where most meals are served. Guests can descend just a few steps out onto the sun deck where there is plenty of seating to just sit back & soak up the view. This is also where the pool is situated, and it is a popular spot for guests to put up their feet with a cocktail or two.
There are eight air-conditioned Bush Chalets at Finfoot Lake Reserve which can accommodate up to two adults and two kids on a sleeper couch. Each unit comes with an en-suite bathroom with a shower and bathtub. Guests can also enjoy the simplicity of the bush by stepping out onto your own private verandah area.
Finfoot Lake Reserve offers eighteen chalets which can accommodate two guests in a king-size bed or twin beds can be made up upon request. The décor has a stylish yet comfortable setting which are complimented with natural wooden furniture and earthy tones. Each chalet comes with an en-suite bathroom with a shower. Air-conditioning provides hot or cold air, while the outdoor sitting area offers views over the surrounding bush.
Self-catering luxury villa
The self-catering luxury villa is situated only 200 meters from the banks of the Vaalkop Dam. It is spacious, with a large open plan kitchen, lounge & dining room area which opens up onto a wooden wrap around deck which has a medium size pool and braai area. Above the lounge area there is a loft with a timber deck overlooking the dam.
This Villa can accommodate eight to ten people very comfortably – eight adults and two children. There are four bedrooms all together. Each bedroom boasts a wardrobe, dresser table, small lounge area and either a king size bed or two single beds. The two main bedrooms boast their own en-suite bathrooms with double basins and a bath.
There are another two bathrooms, as well as an additional guest toilet and the option of truly being one with nature by trying out the outdoor shower.
The Luxury Safari Tent
This luxury safari tent is located a just a stone’s throw away from the Vaalkop Dam and is surrounded by natural bushveld providing guests with supreme privacy. It is the perfect space to experience the wonderful cheer of birdsong all around you. There is plenty of room as this tent offers two bedrooms with a beautifully appointed lounge area boasting a sleeper couch, two bathrooms & a timber viewing deck. The rooms also offer an authentic outdoor shower and the viewing deck features a medium size pool along with a private boma braai area. This tent also accommodates a maximum of six guests (four adults & two children under 12) which is why it is perfect for families.
The luxury safari tent includes the following features:
• Open plan lounge and fully equipped kitchen
• Fridge with freezer
• Stove with oven
• TV with DSTV in lounge – selected channels
• Outside deck with a dining table
• Deck with dinning table
• Plunge pool with pool loungers
• Boma fire pit
• Braai facilities
• Serviced once daily
• Linen and bath towels (Please supply own swimming towels)
• Parking (open-air)
• Sleeper Couch
• Outside Shower
Finfoot is a great place for corporate gatherings as their conference centre caters for up to 60 delegates. Set within the tranquil Greater Pilanesberg area and a short drive from Johannesburg and Pretoria, you will still find yourself in the heart of the action as this is a place of plenty when it comes to activitivies which is perfect for interactive team building.
Try fun activities such as biking, paddling on the lake, bush walks, game drives, sunset barge cruises or Segway safaris.