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Hotel Description

Family-friendly 4-star lodge with 2 outdoor pools

Touws River retreat

You'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Aquila Safari Animal Rescue Center and 12 miles (20 km) of Cape Floral Region Protected Areas. Bokkeriviere Nature Reserve is within 12 miles (20 km) and Hex Valley Golf Club is within 25 miles (40 km).

Full-service spa, dining

A full-service spa, 2 outdoor pools, and a restaurant are all featured at this lodge. There's fun for all ages with a free kid's club and a playground, and barbecue grills are available on site. Enjoy the indoor pool and free perks like buffet breakfast and free self parking.

Free WiFi

The 77 guestrooms offer free WiFi, rainfall showerheads, and free bottled water. Ceiling fans, hair dryers, and safes are also available.

Standard Lodge Rooms (13)

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$179* Per night/room Oct 3 - Oct 4

Premier Lodge Rooms (12)

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Luxury Premier Cottages King (9)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Luxury Premier Cottages King and Twin (10)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Family Luxury Cottage 4 Sleeper (5)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Family Luxury Cottage 8 Sleeper (6)

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 8 Max

About the Aquila Private Game Reserve & Spa

Location off the R46, Touws River, Western Cape

All-inclusive Details

  • Additional gratuities accepted
  • Gratuities not included
  • All meals included
  • Basic alcoholic beverages not included
  • All onsite activities, and facilities and equipment included
  • Premium/imported alcoholic beverages not included
  • Premium food items not included
  • Childcare not included
  • Scuba diving excursions not included
  • Snorkeling excursions not included
  • Scuba diving certification not included
  • Motorized water sports not included
  • Golf green fees not included
  • Use of golf equipment not included
  • Use of golf cart not included
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services not included
  • Activities/services from independent operators not included
  • Transportation to offsite activities not included
  • Offsite tours not included
  • Buffet-style meals included
  • Room service not included
  • Minibar not included
  • Scuba diving lessons not included
  • Miniature golf not included
  • Windsurfing not included
  • Sailboats not included
  • Snorkeling not included
  • Tennis rackets not included
  • Tennis lessons not included

Property Features

Aquila Private Game Reserve & Spa offers its guests a full-service spa, 2 outdoor swimming pools, an indoor pool, and a sauna. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. A complimentary children's club, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills are also featured at the family-friendly Aquila Private Game Reserve & Spa. Free self parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4-star Touws River lodge.

  • 77 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Built in 1998
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Kid's club (free)
  • Supervised kid's activities (surcharge)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Conference center
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Game room or arcade
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers for purchase
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Children's club (free)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Arcade/game room
  • Playground on site
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Aquila Private Game Reserve & Spa offers 77 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers with rainfall showerheads, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Cribs/infant beds (complimentary) are also available. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served free buffet breakfast daily from 8 AM to 10 AM.

Onsite venue - This buffet restaurant specializes in local cuisine. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Nearby Activities

Guests can experience the thrill of a safari, and take advantage of an indoor pool. 2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Playground on site
  • Game drive on site
  • Safari on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Helicopter/airplane tours on site
  • Horse riding/rental on site

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the lodge's full-service spa, Our newly opened African. Services include manicures and pedicures. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a steam room.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 13 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Sauna in spa
  • Steam room in spa
  • Minimum age to access spa is 13

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 11 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. This property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival. For more information, check local advisories before you book.

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. This property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival. For more information, check local advisories before you book.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Aquila Private Game Reserve & Spa

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Diners Club; cash is not accepted

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Diners Club. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation is not required for facilities onsite
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Property follows sanitization practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Air conditioning is available for an additional fee

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Aquila Private Game
  • Aquila Private Game Reserve Lodge Touws River
  • Aquila Private Game Reserve Touws River
  • Aquila Private Reserve
  • Aquila Private Game Reserve &
  • Aquila Private Game Reserve & Spa Lodge
  • Aquila Private Game Reserve & Spa Touws River
  • Aquila Private Game Reserve & Spa Lodge Touws River

You should know

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Awards & Affiliations

This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQ) guests.

National Rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.