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By Lori Desiderio Photography courtesy of Shambala Game Reserve

safari style
Rustic luxury for a South African game reserve
Situated on a private 30,000-acre game reserve in Waterberg, South Africa, Zulu Camp at Shambala Game Reserve is the vision of Douw Steyn, who is also the driving force behind Saxon Boutique Hotel, Villas and Spa in Johannesburg. Opened in June and built in traditional Zulu style, the property is “intended to share the beauty of the Bushveld [a sub-tropical woodland eco-region] and allow visitors to observe wildlife such as cheetah, black rhino, Cape Mountain zebra, sable antelope, tsessebe, and buffalo in their natural habitat in a luxurious setting,” says George Cohen, the hotel’s managing director. To that end, PJ de Kock of local firm Blacksmith Interior Inspiration created spaces that have a rustic, natural, earthy feel combining African chic with a French provincial influence. The design team began by using French provincial furniture as a starting point, layering it with African elements and accessories, many of which were sourced from local artisans. African elements prevail in the lobby, which incorporates a cement screed floor, thatched walls, and an inviting seating area with copper standing lanterns. This theme continues into the African fusion restaurant, which sports a dark, timber-decking bar topped with a copper counter and copper hanging lanterns. Neutral fabrics with pops of red to add warmth, an open plan, and views of the river and Waterberg cliff face complete the picture. Zulu Camp boasts eight honeycomb-shaped guest chalets (including one luxury chalet) decorated in chic Afro-French provincial style that “employs furniture with a classical contemporary feel in a dark mahogany wood finish and

This and opposite page, clockwise, from top left: Each chalet at the Zulu Camp at Shambala Game Reserve boasts its own private patio; in a chalet, thatched walls, classic French mahogany wood furniture, and neutral colors blend to create a bedroom with an Afro-French provincial feel; the chalet’s residential-style bathroom sink and vanity; indoor-outdoor communal dining at the Zulu Camp; and a sitting area in a chalet bedroom, complete with a standing mirror and copper lantern.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Hospitality Design - October 2010

Hospitality Design - October 2010
Contents
Online Contents
From the Editor
Guest Editor Letter
People
Sketchbook
Places
Interview
Profile
Best of Boutique
Textiles
Accessories
The Westin Resort, Costa Navarino
Hotel Punta Tragara
Ventana Inn & Spa
Tse Yang
Girl & The Goat
Zulu Camp at Shambala Game Reserve
Back Space
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Hospitality Design - October 2010 - From the Editor
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Hospitality Design - October 2010 - Guest Editor Letter
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Hospitality Design - October 2010 - People
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Hospitality Design - October 2010 - The Westin Resort, Costa Navarino
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Hospitality Design - October 2010 - Ventana Inn & Spa
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