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Embracing the Sleep Travel Trend at Kruger Gate Hotel

It’s the irony of our times that in our tech-driven world with a multitude of apps designed to make life easier right in our hands, we’ve just got more and more stressed out. 

We’re overloaded with pressures and demands, inundated by too much choice and content, and too often, overwhelmed by the frenetic pace of everyday life. Mental well-being has become one of the most prominent 21st Century health concerns, and it’s not surprising that ‘sleep travel’ is becoming a major trend.

What is the sleep travel trend?

Sleep issues are most often linked to overstimulation and mental states such anxiety and stress. Bedtime is a routine, and unfortunately, it’s all too easy to develop habits that interfere with a good night’s sleep. A cumulative lack of sufficient sleep soon takes its toll on our physical and mental health, sapping energy levels and impacting on all aspects of our performance at work and school. It exacerbates mental stress and amplifies irritability and negativity, affecting our important relationships. Worldwide, there’s increasing awareness that sleep is as important as nutrition and exercise to a healthy lifestyle.

More travellers are seeking destinations that offer more than just adventure and special attractions. They want to visit places that promise rest, relaxation and rejuvenation. They look for opportunities to reset their sleep habits or maintain their sleep hygiene habits easily. This is putting tranquil, nature-based destinations like Kruger Gate Hotel in the spotlight.

A tranquil natural setting

Our lodge-style hotel is set in the gorgeous woodlands of the Sabie River, right at the Paul Kruger Gate of the Kruger National Park. On arrival, you will find yourself a world away from stresses of daily life, immersed in the serenity and beauty that empowers you to reconnect with yourself. You will fall into nature’s unhurried, life-affirming rhythms, tracking time through sunrises and sunsets. The clean, fresh air inspires deep breathing. The soothing sounds of birdsong, flowing rivers and rustling leaves ground you and remind you of the things that are truly important in life.

Luxury accommodation for the perfect night’s sleep

When it comes to Kruger accommodation, at Kruger Gate Hotel, your comfort is a priority. Our rooms are designed for relaxation and rest and feature plush beds with high-quality mattresses and soft linens that invite a restful slumber. Air-conditioning in every room enables you to set the ideal ambient temperature for your afternoon nap or night-time sleep. Serene décor and blackout curtains enable you to unwind and relax after an exciting day on safari.

Immersion in pristine wilderness

The highlight of your stay at Kruger Gate Hotel is your easy access to the wild reaches of the southern region the Park and Kruger safaris are not to be missed. You can self-drive or book our daily guided safari game drives to venture into the magnificent Park. The sheer beauty of the landscape and the thrill of spotting wildlife do wonders for mental well-being, setting the stage for restful nights.

Healthy and delicious dining

A good night’s sleep is complemented by healthy, nutritious food. At Kruger Gate Hotel, you start your day with a wholesome breakfast at Kudyela Restaurant, which offers a variety of freshly prepared options that fuel your body for the day ahead. In the evening, indulge in a fireside African feast at the Lapa Restaurant. The extensive menu which includes locally sourced fresh produce is crafted to offer healthy, balanced meals that are as scrumptious as they are nourishing.

Relaxation at the Pool Bar & Viewing Deck

Our scenic Pool Bar & Viewing Deck is a designated quiet zone and the perfect sanctuary for deep relaxation. Overlooking the Sabie River, we have a unique panoramic view into Kruger National Park and you can game watch as you lounge at the sparkling infinity pool. You can start your day here, meditating, journalling or simple taking some me-time in beautiful surroundings. It’s ideal for enjoying an alfresco lunch or refreshing drink, reading a book, or simply soaking up the peaceful ambiance.

Focus on fitness and wellness

Kruger Gate Hotel makes it easy for those who want to maintain their fitness routine while travelling. The fully equipped fitness centre provides all the essentials for a good daily workout, ensuring you to stay active and healthy, and release those feel-good endorphins. Our tree-top African Spa offers a range of holistic treatments designed to relax and rejuvenate body, mind and soul. Indulge in a stress-relief massage or spa therapy to ease any tension and enhance your overall sense of well-being.

Kruger Gate Hotel offers an unparalleled experience for those embracing the sleep travel trend. With luxury accommodation, the beauty of our natural setting, thrilling and immersive wildlife experiences, healthy dining options, and comprehensive wellness amenities, everything is in place so that you can peacefully end your lovely day with a good night’s sleep.