Tourists flock to Vumba in Mutare, Zimbabwe, for its irresistible charm and diverse attractions. Nestled in the Eastern Highlands, Vumba captivates with its breathtaking natural beauty. Adventurers are drawn to the lush landscapes, challenging trekking trails, and picturesque waterfalls like the Bridal Veil Falls and Mutarazi Falls. The region’s unique flora and fauna enthral wildlife enthusiasts and birdwatchers alike. Vumba’s cultural allure is equally enticing, with traditional music, dance, and craft markets highlighting the vibrant local heritage. Moreover, the tranquil atmosphere and warm hospitality of the locals create an unforgettable experience, making Vumba a haven for seekers of authentic African culture.
INN ON THE VUMBA
Situated at the gateway to the impressive Bvumba Mountains on Zimbabwe’s eastern border, Inn on The Vumba enjoys views across wooded valleys into the neighbouring country of Mozambique. An area of incredible natural beauty, renowned for its tree-fern filled, colourful botanical gardens and evergreen mountain forests that compete for the visitor’s attention with the ever-changing vistas of the distant blue highlands.
Within driving distance is the championship-rated Leopard Rock Golf Course as well as a lavish casino, while the nearby city of Mutare boasts museums and galleries, a second highly rated golf course, and a municipal nature reserve with plains game and the rare white rhino.
Inn on the Vumba offers seventeen comfortable en-suite hotel bedrooms. There are fifteen standard rooms that come with en-suites and either double of twin beds, access to the garden and mountain views. One family sized room formed of two sections, one with a twin bed and the second room with a single bed and bunk beds. Two cottages, which can be self-catering, are stand-alone units each including one double and one twin bedroom and a lounge area, a bathroom with a bath and shower in one of the units, and just a bath in the second unit.
Young and old can unwind at the swimming pool and playground, and the inn’s restaurant is a popular choice for celebratory functions with the comfortable lounge being complemented by an attractive English country-inn style bar. Other mentionable items include indoor fireplaces, laundry facilities, garden and credit card facilities. Languages spoken are English and Afrikaans. The inn is also 3.5km from the centre of Mutare while the nearest airport, Harare International is 212km away.
With heaps to do around Mutare, the staff at Inn on the Vumba are on hand to help point guests in deciding the best places to find something to pique their interests. Whether it be something as leisurely as bird watching or more adventurous such as hiking or visiting the craft markets.
RATES PER NIGHT:$60US – $198US depending on peak or off peak times.
TELEPHONE: 00263 782 147 448/ 00263 868 800 7667 / 00263 868 800 7668