Encompassed by the rich forests of the Mpumalanga province, the Olivers Restaurant & Lodge is located on the secure White River Country Estate and views the first green of the 18-hole championship White River Golf Course. The area is revered, not only for its superb temperate sub-tropical climate in summer, as well as winter but also for its many beautiful and adventurous attractions.
The lodge showcases a restaurant that ranked numerous times within the top 100 restaurants in South Africa, which makes it a gourmet destination on its own, with its Austrian confectionery being well-known. The restaurant and lodge in Mpumalanga is a mere 22 minutes' drive away from the Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA), 48 minutes from the majestic Gods Window, 38 minutes from the Kruger National Park, and only 5 minutes from the town of White River.
It is here at the lodge where guests can enjoy a serene place to unwind in an exquisite setting combined with a warm atmosphere, fine wine and delectable food. Guests may choose their preferred choice from four different room types which include Five exclusive bedroom suites as well as the One four-bedroom luxury farmhouse.
The Exclusive Double Rooms offer a magnificent view over the golf course and feature a spacious balcony. They are equipped either with Twin or King-size beds, with en-suite bathrooms with separate showers and baths, heated towel rails, and luxury bathroom amenities. Furthermore, they offer DSTV, telephones, mini-bars with snacks, air conditioning, heaters, coffee and tea making facilities, hair dryers and bathrobes.
The Luxury Rooms and Suites have a separate WC with bidet, and the Suites pride themselves on an outside shower. Both rooms have a fireplace with a snug seating area in front as well as a spacious private verandah with remarkable views over the golf course. The Suite has a separate lounge and bedroom with a fireplace in each room. All rooms are equipped with DSTV, telephone, minibar with snacks, air-condition, heater, coffee & tea facility, hairdryer and bathrobes.
Situated right next to the lodge and in front of the pool, the Luxury Family House offers four bedrooms (two king-size and two queen-size), sleeping, eight people. Two of the rooms have en-suite bathrooms, and the other two bedrooms share a bathroom. The house also has an open-plan lounge, dining room and kitchenette walking out onto a private verandah. It is supplied with DSTV, telephone, minibar with snacks, air-conditioning, heaters, coffee & tea facility, safes, hairdryers and bathrobes. The house also offers two private and secure parking bays.
A world of mouth-watering dishes awaits diners at Oliver's Restaurant. Guests can choose from many tastefully made dishes off the a-la-carte menu that are complemented by excellent local wines from their wine cellar. The restaurant is known for its friendly and personalised service as well as their selection of Austrian dishes that have a Mediterranean flair, leaving them as one of the top-ranked restaurants in South Africa for several years.
Visitors are invited to enjoy the tropical landscape of this region in South Africa with its scenic views, or relax on the verandas, daydream in front of a blazing log fire in the lounge, or take a refreshing swim in the outdoor swimming pool. Golf, tennis, and squash are available at the White River Country Club, to which guests of the lodge have access. The prestigious Leopard Creek Golf Course in Malelane, which is a 45 minutes' drive away, is accessible to guests staying at Oliver's, bookings are required.
The in-house Wellness and Beauty Clinic is operated by professional beauty therapists and offers a variety of massages, facial and body treatments.