Discover the Diverse Wildlife of Addo Elephant National Park
Hitgeheim Country Lodge is nestled in the heart of the Sundays River Valley, offering a serene escape in close proximity to the renowned Addo Elephant National Park. This eco-reserve boasts a prime location that ensures guests can explore the vibrant landscapes and wildlife of the Eastern Cape, all in a malaria-free environment. The region enjoys a mild and sunny climate, making it an ideal destination year-round.
The lodge provides guests with stylishly furnished chalets, each featuring luxurious bathrooms and wooden decks that offer sweeping views of the surrounding citrus orchards and picturesque countryside. Wake up to the melodious cries of fish-eagles, adding to the natural beauty of the location. Hitgeheim Country Lodge offers a range of activities to enhance your experience, including guided safaris in Addo Elephant National Park for an unparalleled elephant viewing adventure. Guests can also arrange exhilarating safaris in the nearby Addo ‘Big 5’ private game reserves or enjoy leisurely walks on the lodge’s scenic trails. Unwind with a refreshing swim in the pool or savor sundowners on the veranda before indulging in a gourmet candlelit dinner. To complement your meal, select a fine wine from the lodge’s private collection, housed in the walk-in cellar. Hitgeheim Country Lodge promises an authentic South African hospitality experience, ensuring your stay is truly memorable.
Freestanding Luxury Room with either a King size or two Twin beds and full en-suite bathroom. The rooms offer panoramic views from private balconies and outdoor showers. Cannot accommodate children.
“Individual free-standing Superior Room with either King size or two Twin beds and full en-suite bathroom. The room is slightly secluded for privacy, offering panoramic views from private balconies and outdoor showers. Cannot accommodate children.
Individual free-standing Superior De Lux room with King size bed and Private Pool. The room is slightly secluded for privacy, offering panoramic views from private balconies, pool, and outdoor showers. Cannot accommodate children.
Luxury Family Room with a King size bed. An additional pull-out sofa bed for a child under 12 years can be added upon request.
Rooms offer spectacular views, bathtubs and outdoor showers.
Luxury Family Suite includes a King size bed that can be converted into two Twin beds upon request. Second bedroom has one Single bed for 3rd person. Offering spectacular views, a private balcony, en-suite for both rooms.
Over the years, Hitgeheim Country Lodge has built a strong reputation for exceptional cuisine. We expertly combine vibrant traditional flavors with wines from our cellar, ensuring a truly unforgettable dining experience. Enjoy sundowners and snacks on the veranda at sunset before indulging in a traditional South African dinner prepared by our in-house chef. The charming ambiance, featuring crisp linen, candlelight, and a thatched roof in the dining room, creates the perfect setting for your meal at Hitgeheim.
We offer a choice of continental or traditional breakfast, and, weather permitting, you can savor your meal on the veranda of our dining room while taking in the splendid views we are always eager to share. To ensure a tailored culinary experience, kindly inform us of any special meal requests or dietary requirements prior to your visit so that our chef can cater to your needs.