Enjoy the warm embrace of The Shamrock Arms - a guest lodge
offering good value, tranquil surroundings and wholesome food.
Superbly situated on the Mpumalanga Highlands Meander Route - a mere two
and a half hours from Johannesburg - and clasped by the picturesque and
historic village of Watervaal Boven - gateway to the world-famous Kruger
National Park - you are guaranteed a country-village ambience that will
soothe your soul.
Comfortable and modern en-suite accommodation with the up-to-date
facilities everyone expects in this hi-tech world blends with the
genuine 1894 Victorian fašade of dressed stone. A patio overlooks a
clutch of roses beside the trimmed lawn. In addition
all rooms have air-conditioning (hot - cold), DSTV, with own decoder,
tea / coffee facility and electronic safe.
convivial banter in the
and the mesmerizing crackle of a log fire in the
room on a winters evening. Or imbibe the scent of
summer while taking a drink on the patio as the sun sizzles
behind the mountains. Candlelit dinners add to the sense of
occasion. With your mind in 'relax mode'. Your cell phone
turned off, your laptop sealed up, the world drifts by - for a
few hours, for a day or even longer. The Shamrock Arms is
unquestionably an ideal stopover for both the business and
leisure traveller, whether it is for a relaxing pub lunch or an
History seeps through the historic timbers of the Shamrock Arms,
gently urging you to linger longer. Trout fishing, hiking,
exploring, steam train rides or tracing the early footsteps of
pioneers as they crossed the Elands Valley on their way to
Mozambique - all will stir your senses. If you have a head for
heights and need an adrenaline fix, there's some of the finest
mountain biking, rock climbing and abseiling in the country and
indeed, in the world. 'On-the-spot, experts will happily lend a
piton or two.