This Luxury Hotel Was Built In a Restored Train Station On a South African Bridge

The new Kruger Shalati Train Lodge is perfect for a social distancing-friendly getaway.

Kruger Shalati

We’re all ready to get the hell out of our homes and go somewhere. The coronavirus pandemic has created a world full of unwilling shut-ins. 

Kruger Shalati

If you’re ready for a trip to a destination that is still remote but also offers legit luxury and stunning views, the Kruger Shalati Train Lodge on the Selati Bridge above the Sabie River in South Africa may be the answer to your wanderlust fantasies.

Kruger Shalati

The unique new lodge has 31 luxury guest rooms extending up and down the bridge. Each room has been carefully styled to reflect local arts and customs, including furniture specially made for the hotel. 

Kruger Shalati

The lounge carriage is readily visible in the center of one of the many impressive photos of the lodge found on its website. It will offer a bar, a deck that stretches out from the bridge, and a pool at the end of that deck—all offering incredible views of South Africa‘s Kruger National Park.

The train Lodge will be available for booking beginning in September 2020. Learn more about this “elevated personal sanctuary” offering “entryway to freedom, relaxation and meaningful connection” at the hotel’s website: