Place to visit: Singita Pamushana Lodge, Southeast Zimbabwe

In case you have been thinking about what luxury destination to visit in Africa, the Singita pamushana is one to definitely put in your calender. Designed by Maria Vidal Architects, the Singita Pamushana is a beautiful luxury lodge set against the sandstone cliffs of the Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve in South east Zimbabwe. It offers not only a serene getaway but also a beautiful, wild and therapeutic one. Comprising of Six luxury suites and one villa, the design was integrated into the natural environment with a plan to maximize the view of the natural landscape including the lake and the pool. It featured open spaces flowing right into the indoor spaces both covered with a beautiful thatch roof system.


Aerial view of the Pamushana lodge on the sandstone cliffs.
A Part of the lodge integrated with the rocks
Organic looking Thatch roof offers sufficient shade to building, increasing thermal comfort in interiors and rain protection.
A covered open space showing columns finished with decorative african motifs.
Beautiful thatch roof details and breathtaking view of the surrounding the lake, the hills and the pool.


 The Interior

Characterized with a high headroom, the use of natural stone and wood, combined with beautiful and colourful fabrics, textures and motifs gave the interior its signature natural, rich and diverse look associated with the African culture.
The use of natural stones and timbers in the interiors continued the outdoor natural experience indoors.
A covered open space showing natural timber, decorative motifs and patterned fabrics.
Another covered open space with rolled up screens sttached to the roof.
A great view of the pool and the surroundings.
A spacious and rich bedroom exploring diversity and richness.
Same room showing its perfect view.
A flexible space that offers you privacy when you need it and daylight when you raise the drapes.
A bathroom interior with lots of wood finishing, african motifs and african inspired fittings. This bathroom also boasts of a great view and assures one of a truly comfortable experience. Those curtains are amazing!
Another bedroom with rich colours and textures with a perfect view.

An experience

Guaranteed to give a wild and invigorating experience, the Singita Pumushana promises to leave you refreshed and enchanted with its natural architecture, interiors and nature.
An experience indeed!
Source;,, Maria Vidal architects.
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