Samia is the latest addition to the Palala River Cottages portfolio. Samia is situated with access to our 3000 ha Palala River Game Reserve which falls within the Waterberg Biosphere Reserve. Its unique bio-diversity features and cultural aspects make this area a special place to visit. Guests can use their own vehicles for bush drives, bush walking and cycling are also popular. The house is a few minutes drive down to the Palala river within the reserve.

Samia is a large log cabin setup with a view of where the Palala and Melk rivers meet, tastefully furnished and equipped with modern appliances. Samia can comfortably accommodate 6 guests in 3 on-suite bedrooms with mosquito netting. The bedrooms are beautifully appointed, with their own entrances to the viewing deck. All of the bedrooms can be converted from a double room into a twin room. All bathrooms have both a bath and shower. Bed linen and towels are provided.

The lounge area opens up onto an expansive deck ideal for bush viewing, meals and relaxation. A boma area at the front of the cabin is a lovely place for evening gatherings and star gazing.

The cabin has a communal fully- kitted kitchen, dining area and lounge with a fireplace. Covered parking is available for 2 vehicles.

This Cabin is perfect for a family or group of friends wanting a peaceful getaway in the bush.


  • 3 on-suite bedrooms with mosquito netting
  • Bed linen and towels are provided
  • Private access to the viewing deck
  • Extra beds and cots can be supplied
  • All bathrooms have both a bath and shower
  • Communal fully- kitted kitchenette
  • Dining area and lounge with a fireplace


  • Viewing deck
  • Boma area
  • Covered parking for 2 vehicles