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Vhafamadi Bed and Breakfast Vhafamadi bed and breakfast is a well appointed property located in Makwarela town ship, a few Kilometers from Thohyandou CBD, The bed and breakfast offers 21 en suite bedrooms with Modern interiors offering comfort and luxurious accommodation. Vhafamadi is the ideal destination for the business or leisure travelers in a secure location within a township. The en suite bedrooms have air conditioning, DSTV, study desks, tea/coffee trays, in room safes and a telephone. We are located in a close proximity to the world famous Kruger National Park, Nandoni Dam, Phiphidi Waterfalls, The University of Venda, Tshatshingo Potholes, Fundudzi Lake etc. Bed & Breakfast
Swadini A Forever Resort Caravan & Camping Surrounded by the majesty of the Drankensberg, Swadini a Forever Resort offers a wide variety of activities and adventure guaranteed to keep the whole family entertained any time of year. Boasting cold- and heated swimming pools, trampolines, putt-putt, hiking trails and more, Swadini is where you want to be for your break-away. The resort offers 180 powered camping sites with six very neat and well maintained ablution blocks. Two disabled friendly ablution facilities are available. Limited equipped luxury tents available. Caravan & Camping
Tshipise A Forever Resort Caravan Park “Tshipise” means “something warm”, and the famous Tshipise koppie towers protectively over the Resort. Giant baobabs dot the landscape and the Resort’s self-catering rondavels and comfortable caravan park are barely visible among the Mopani, red bushwillow and jakkalsbessie trees. Blessed with a year-round sunny climate and hot mineral springs, with Beit Bridge – for travellers en route to and from Zimbabwe – and the Kruger National Park a stone’s throw away, this lush Bushveld retreat enchants jaded city dwellers. Lose yourself in the great outdoors with gameviewing on horse-back, bush drives or nature trails, witness ancient rock formations, soak your cares away in the healing waters. Caravan & Camping
Warmbaths A Forever Resort Caravan Park Caravan & Camping This family Resort, situated in an African bushveld atmosphere, will provide you with a unique and unforgettable holiday experience. Caravan & Camping
Mashutti Country Lodge The lodge is set on a 17 hectare farm in the mountains, has a peaceful quiet atmosphere where a person can relax, and escape the rat race, whilst enjoying the country atmosphere. Full a la carte restaurant. Ladies bar. Lounge to relax in or watch TV. Three swimming pools. The Lodge is run by the owners who offer their guests personal attention and endeavour to make their stay a memorable one Country House
Sherwood's Country House At Sherwood’s Country House, a home from home ambience, peace and privacy is assured. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms and open onto the gardens and the deluxe and classic rooms have small sitting areas, cosy log fires and private verandahs. Our standard classic rooms are comfortable and tastefully decorated. Candlelit dinners and beds specially warmed for a good night’s sleep - with this personalised attention, an unforgettable stay is guaranteed. Take tea in the gazebo, walk through the forests or relax in the gardens bird watching, sip a drink in the bar before enjoying good home cooking using farm fresh produce. Enjoy country walks and mountain biking, or cool off in the swimming pool. The Kruger National Park is one hours drive away. Smoking is permitted on the main verandah of the guesthouse. Italian is spoken. Country House
Sondela Nature Reserve Guest House The butler serviced Sondela Country House is set against the gentle backdrop of grassy Bushveld savannahs & is embraced by majestic trees, rolling green lawns & delightful glimpses of farm fields. This stately, 5-Star boutique hotel is the proverbial diamond in the crown for Sondela Nature Reserve & its already versatile range of top class accommodation. Seven spacious bedrooms have been decorated with their own individual character that not only includes beautiful furnishings & fine linen but also special features such as private outdoor showers or baths. The intimate honeymoon suite offers a private garden & spa pool. Attention to detail is evident in the handsome fittings, bathroom accessories & furnishings. Each room opens onto either a small secluded garden or onto lovely manicured lawns with views of the homestead fields. The most inspiring feature is the canopy of majestic trees, some of which were planted over 200 years ago, that bathe the gardens with welcome shade from the African sun during summer months. A heated sparkling pool is reserved for the exclusive use of Country House guests. Country House
AM Lodge - AM Villa - AM Spa AM Lodge is an award winning five-star lodge unlike any other in the Klaserie region. This exquisitely crafted architectural masterpiece was established in the heart of the African Bush. Set apart apart from the main lodge to ensure privacy and tranquillity, is AM Spa in a serene haven where you indulge in the soothing treatments on offer, unwind in the Jacuzzi, work up a sweat in the fitness centre and cool down in the outdoor swimming pool before settling down on one of the sun loungers. Water features throughout the public areas of the main lodge serve as a reminder of its proximity to the Klaserie River, a lifeblood for the fauna and flora of the Greater Kruger National Park. AM Lodge is located on a private reserve in the Klaserie region at the border of the Limpopo and Mpumalanga provinces, approximately 5.5 hour’s drive from Johannesburg, or 15 minutes from Eastgate airport at Hoedspruit with direct flights from Johannesburg and Cape Town. Game Lodge
Fifty Seven Waterberg Nestled in the majestic Welgevonden Game Reserve, Fifty Seven Waterberg is a true African escape situated in a Big Five, 35 000HA well-managed park. One of South Africa’s unique treasures, the lodge overlooks a shallow valley descending into the savannah beyond, boasting breathtaking views of the mountains and the very best that nature has to offer. The five-star offering is renowned for its intimate size accommodating up to ten guests providing solitude and privacy. Only three hours north of Johannesburg, Fifty Seven Waterberg is situated in a malaria-free zone offering guests peace of mind and enabling them to enjoy the true essence of the bushveld. Game Lodge
Makalali Private Game Reserve Just 5-hours drive from Johannesburg Makalali is nestled on 26 000 hectares of conservancy and prevails as one of the finest private game lodges in the world. With its thatched spires and earthy walls, ancient mystical ornaments and Pan-African cuisine Makalali offers a truly unique experience. Located close to the mighty Drakensberg mountain range, west of the Kruger National Park, this ethnic bush retreat lies in the Limpopo Province of South Africa. Considered one of the leading pioneers in ecotourism in South Africa, Makalali Private Game Reserve is home to over one thousand wild animals including the Big Five. The lodge consists of three exclusicve camps situated on the banks of the Makhutswi River each camp offers a uniquely designed swimming pool, open air boma and an enclosed dining and lounge area. Each camp has six luxury suites with en-suite bathroom, outdoor shower, fireplace and a raised private timber viewing deck (sala) set amongst the Jackalberry trees. Rooms are individually decorated in African design styles with sculptured metalwork lamp shades, taps and ceramic basins. Mosquito nets surround the kings-size beds by night. Makalali offers personalised service and all the modern conveniences you could wish for.  Dining at Makalali is a culinary adventure. Guest can expect a combination of regional African cuisine using the multitude of cooking styles left behind by centuries of exploration on this great continent. Our waiters are call Muchinda’s which means a servant to the king. The Makalali team treat and respect our guests like kings and queens (and of course, princesses and princes). The team looks for any opportunity to enhance our guests stay. For the staff at Makalali going the extra mile is not an effort, but a habit. Game Lodge
Phelwana Game Lodge Phelwana Game Lodge is perfectly situated in the Hoedspruit area, Limpopo Province, South Africa. A mere 40 Km from the Kruger National Parks Orpen Gate, The Blyde River Canyon and the nearby Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, Phelwana is the perfect destination for guests wanting to relax in the South African Bushveld.A 46 Sleeper Luxury Game Lodge, we offer our guests a variety of accommodation offerings in a tented camp, bush villas and self-catering units all with private swimming pools. Enjoy a variety of activities such as bird watching, game drives, bush walks, cycling and fishing in this leisurely environment or arrange day trips to the surrounding area to see what South Africa has to offer. Game Lodge
Umlani Bushcamp Umlani Bushcamp is a delightful, owner-run game lodge in Timbavati, part of the Greater Kruger National Park. Umlani, a rustic exclusive lodge, accommodates guests in 10 cosy en-suite reed and thatch rondavels. Umlani‘s philosophy is based on simplistic luxury and ‘getting back to nature’ The romance of the experience is enhanced by operating off the grid. Umlani is Fair Trade accredited with Fair Trade in Tourism South Africa. Game Lodge
Cycad Guest House Recently refurbished, this charming guesthouse reflects an uncompromising attitude towards style and comfort. Situated in the heart of Polokwane, it provides a haven for business and leisure travellers alike. Cycad Guest House is an upmarket 4-star facility proudly offering luxury accommodation complimented by friendly, efficient and dedicated staff ensuring service excellence that will make your stay noteworthy. Our 25 modern guest rooms offer en-suite marble bathrooms and include either a bath or shower and other amenities comprise of air-conditioning, a bar fridge, tea & coffee making facilities, flat screen televisions with DSTV and a DVD player. The hearty breakfast selection portrays the ultimate in attention to detail and ensuring your return again and again. Guest House
Ya Rena Guest House We are affodable unit for the individual travel Guest House
Fusion Boutique Hotel Be prepared to embark on an unexpected soul journey when crossing the threshold of Fusion Boutique Hotel in the heart of Polokwane, the buzzing capital of South Africa’s Limpopo Province.  True to its superior five-star status, a stay at this unique establishment is characterized by a unison of personalized attention, plush interiors and a striking infusion of art reflective a shrine to the extraordinary, it is a space where over-the-top-drama enters into a comfortable play with signature minimalism for an exceptional presentation.  Step into a world where art, cuisine, texture and comfort prevail to form the perfect visual feast. Hotel
Magoebaskloof Hotel Set in the dramatically beautiful Magoebaskloof area of Limpopo, the hotel offers guests a chance to enjoy an idyllic and relaxing break in the country. Friendly personal service and comfortable accommodation are a hallmark of the hotel. It is an ideal venue to explore this fascinating region The Tlou Restaurant offers excellent à la carte and table d’hôte menus that make dining a memorable experience. The Coffee Bean Coffee Shop provides a variety of light meals with an option of indoor or outdoor seating. Enjoy a quiet drink or a light meal in the convivial Phoenix & Fireman Pub or on the terrace View the rare Samango Monkeys, or walk to our beautiful waterfall through indigenous forests, where the birdlife is abundant. Hotel
Protea Hotel Ranch Resort Protea Hotel Ranch Resort is Limpopo’s most highly acclaimed superior 4 star Hotel, and easy access to the property is from both the N1 highway and the R101 main road. We are proud to offer unequalled hospitality and an in-depth understanding of every GUESTS needs. With an impressive range of facilities to suit everyone: 4 swimming pools, pool side lapa & bar; 2 Restaurants, 12 hole golf course, bar lounge, kids area, fitness centre; and more! Each of the 150 bedrooms has it's own private parking and 40 of these bedrooms are made up of 20 two bedroom self-catering units overlooking the magnificent golf course. Hotel
Shangri-la Country Hotel The 4-star Shangri-La Country Hotel & Spa outside Bela Bela is a tranquil secluded hideaway nestled against the Waterberg Mountains. This peaceful gem just one hour north of Gauteng, offers the elegance of yesteryear, with beautiful antiques, homely pampering in 49 en-suite rooms surrounded by lush tropical gardens. All the comfortable rooms and rondavels at Shangri-La are situated within walking distance of a sparkling swimming pool, relaxing spa as well as other facilities including two restaurants and a cellar (with a Diners Club award winning wine list), a small wedding chapel and fully equipped conference centres. Hotel
Town Lodge Polokwane Town Lodge is the two-star brand within the City Lodge Hotel Group. There are 12 hotels in this brand offering 1,503 rooms. Ten hotels are located in South Africa and one each in Kenya (Town Lodge, Upper Hill, Nairobi) and Botswana (Town Lodge Gaborone). Hotels within the Town Lodge brand offer a homely atmosphere with stylish décor. Bedrooms include double, twin and inter-leading family room options. There are tea and coffee making facilities, desks with ideal lighting for work, and televisions with M-Net and selected DSTV channels for entertainment.  En-suite bathrooms feature highly effective and refreshing maxi-showers. Conveniently situated for business and leisure travellers, this hotel is adjacent to the fabulous Meropa Casino and Entertainment Complex and blends in with its mystical Moroccan theme. Apart from being a short drive from almost anything in Polokwane, it is also ideally located for access to the city’s conference centre, reptile and bird park, and African arts and crafts market. There is also excellent access to the N1 freeway. Hotel
Zebula Golf Estate & Spa Golf estates abound in South Africa but none can match Zebula, a stunning and totally unique lifestyle destination a mere 2 hours’ drive north of Johannesburg in the magnificent malaria-free Waterberg region of Limpopo Province. Located on 1600 hectares of pristine bushveld in the shadow of the Waterberg mountains, Zebula commands a most spectacular setting. Undulating, indigenous tree-covered hills and wide-open grasslands are punctuated with frequent dams and waterholes – a diverse landscape that supports a wide variety of game, birds and small wildlife. Naturally occurring game include Kudu, Impala, Blue Wildebeest, Zebra, Blesbok, Red Haartebeest, Giraffe, Eland, Jackal, Warthog, Ostrich as well as many other indigenous species. Visitors and residents are able to walk, run, cycle or drive on the estate and get up close and personal with the wildlife, making a trip to Zebula a true back to nature experience. Zebula also offers 3 hour game drives into the adjoining Mabalingwe Nature Reserve where you may also see Rhino, Buffalo and Elephant. Hotel
Palala Boutique Game Lodge and Spa The magical allure of Palala Boutique Game Lodge is irresistible to those who appreciate exclusivity, fine fare, romance and adventure. Unmistakably 5-star, it is Limpopo’s most spectacular getaway destination. It offers opulent suites, award-winning cuisine, breath-taking views, ultimate seclusion, abundant activity variety, unique architectural design and excellent personal service. Experience the beating rhythm of Africa’s bushveld with extravagance beyond compare in an enclave of luxury in the wild. Palala Boutique Game Lodge & Spa awaits you. Lodge
Timbavati Safari Lodge Timbavati Safari Lodge is situated only minutes from the heart of the world-renowned Kruger National Park . The Lodge is ideally located offering both local and international visitors an array of choices for adventures, activities and Safaris.  Timbavatis’ colourful and traditionally hand painted Ndebele rondavels are nestled among glades of mature, exquisite indigenous trees, and offer our guests’ en-suite, comfortable and clean accommodation in a truly African ambience. We at Timbavati believe in creature comforts, and do our utmost to ensure that you, as our guest and friend, enjoy a stay that’s as memorable for comfort and tranquility. We offer a selection of chalets and rondawels, all with, en suite shower, washbasin, toilet and fitted with mosquito nets. The rondawels and chalets have been designed and situated to convey an atmosphere of relaxation and peacefulness in a true African Ambience. Enjoy a braai in our reeded boma, under a canopy of African starlight, the aromatic scents of venison and hearty ‘potjie’ linger around a roaring open fire, while the calls of nearby wildlife enhance that unmatchable sense of mystery of the African bush. Game viewing on foot or in an open safari vehicle is a must for every visitor. Enter the world famous Kruger National Park with one of our highly trained guides, and experience the rush of adrenalin that comes with sighting Africa’s Big Five up close in their natural surroundings. Centrally Located, Timbavati Safari Lodge serves as an ideal base to explore the Lowveld Bushveld. Guests may choose to spend their time exploring places such as the Blyde Canyon, Bourkes Luck potholes, the Three Rondavels, God’s Window, Pilgrims Rest, The Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre, Moholoholo Rehabilitation Centre, Khamai Reptile Park and much much more. Lodge
Zebula Golf Estate & Spa Golf estates abound in South Africa but none can match Zebula, a stunning and totally unique lifestyle destination a mere 2 hours’ drive north of Johannesburg in the magnificent malaria-free Waterberg region of Limpopo Province. Located on 1600 hectares of pristine bushveld in the shadow of the Waterberg mountains, Zebula commands a most spectacular setting. Undulating, indigenous tree-covered hills and wide-open grasslands are punctuated with frequent dams and waterholes – a diverse landscape that supports a wide variety of game, birds and small wildlife. Naturally occurring game include Kudu, Impala, Blue Wildebeest, Zebra, Blesbok, Red Haartebeest, Giraffe, Eland, Jackal, Warthog, Ostrich as well as many other indigenous species. Visitors and residents are able to walk, run, cycle or drive on the estate and get up close and personal with the wildlife, making a trip to Zebula a true back to nature experience. Zebula also offers 3 hour game drives into the adjoining Mabalingwe Nature Reserve where you may also see Rhino, Buffalo and Elephant. Lodge
Swadini A Forever Resort Conference Located in Limpopo near Hoedspruit, Swadini a Forever Resort is surrounded by breath-taking vistas and natural beauty. The perfect setting for a conference or team building adventure. The resort offers three conference facilities and can accommodate from 18 to 200 delegates. Modern conference equipment, customized catering packages, on site luxury accommodation with a variety of fun and relaxing activities for delegates to choose from. The ideal setting for any year-end function. Meetings, Exhibitions and Special Events (MESE)
ATKV Klein-Kariba Some 90 minutes from Johannesburg and an hour’s drive from Pretoria, just outside Bela-Bela, lies the inviting ATKV Klein-Kariba resort in one of the Waterberg’s most beautiful kloofs.This top-class resort offers a wide range of accommodation options with true Bushveld hospitality. At the adventure centre, even larger school, student or church groups can make use of Klein-Kariba’s facilities at a discounted rate.With various activities, recreational facilities and amenities such as a restaurant, fast-food division and a well-stocked shop, there is no such thing as boredom at ATKV Klein-Kariba. To top it all, we are located along the Bushveld tourist route, which serves as the ideal base for day tours to explore nearby tourist attractions.With modern facilities for groups of up to 700 delegates, the peace and tranquillity of ATKV Klein-Kariba offers the perfect atmosphere for positive and innovate business planning and conferences.Or make your dream wedding a reality in our own stone chapel with a magical waterfall or forest wedding ceremony.ATKV Klein-Kariba – experience true hospitality at the gem of the Bushveld! Self-catering Exclusive
Protea Hotel Ranch Resort Protea Hotel Ranch Resort is Limpopo’s most highly acclaimed superior 4 star Hotel, and easy access to the property is from both the N1 highway and the R101 main road. We are proud to offer unequalled hospitality and an in-depth understanding of every GUESTS needs. With an impressive range of facilities to suit everyone: 4 swimming pools, pool side lapa & bar; 2 Restaurants, 12 hole golf course, bar lounge, kids area, fitness centre; and more! Each of the 150 bedrooms has it's own private parking and 40 of these bedrooms are made up of 20 two bedroom self-catering units overlooking the magnificent golf course. Self-catering Exclusive
Zebula Golf Estate & Spa Golf estates abound in South Africa but none can match Zebula, a stunning and totally unique lifestyle destination a mere 2 hours’ drive north of Johannesburg in the magnificent malaria-free Waterberg region of Limpopo Province. Located on 1600 hectares of pristine bushveld in the shadow of the Waterberg mountains, Zebula commands a most spectacular setting. Undulating, indigenous tree-covered hills and wide-open grasslands are punctuated with frequent dams and waterholes – a diverse landscape that supports a wide variety of game, birds and small wildlife. Naturally occurring game include Kudu, Impala, Blue Wildebeest, Zebra, Blesbok, Red Haartebeest, Giraffe, Eland, Jackal, Warthog, Ostrich as well as many other indigenous species. Visitors and residents are able to walk, run, cycle or drive on the estate and get up close and personal with the wildlife, making a trip to Zebula a true back to nature experience. Zebula also offers 3 hour game drives into the adjoining Mabalingwe Nature Reserve where you may also see Rhino, Buffalo and Elephant. Self-catering Exclusive
ATKV-Eiland Spa ATKV-Eiland Spa – Where it’s summer everyday There are few things that can bring a family together like a fun family holiday. ATKV-Eiland Spa, the ATKV’s beautiful resort near Tzaneen, offers a variety of Self catering accommodation options that are sure to fit your budget and your schedule. ATKV-Eiland Spa, with its year-round warm, sunny weather and diverse natural beauty, is one of the most popular resorts in South Africa. With its variety of self-catering accommodation, recreational facilities and activities, restaurant and healing hydro-spa, ATKV-Eiland Spa is the ideal place for the entire family to come and relax. Relax and enjoy true hospitality at our refuge in Limpopo. On the southern bank of the Letaba River, 68 kilometres from Tzaneen, lies ATKV-Eiland Spa in the heart of the Hans Merensky nature reserve – the diamond of the Bushveld. This resort is surrounded by beautiful scenery. Adventure lovers must definitely visit ATK-Eiland Spa. The resort offers hiking trails along the Letaba River in the nature reserve as well as horse riding and game drives. Holiday makers can bring their mountain bikes. Drop in on the Tsonga Kraal Open-air Museum in the Hans Merensky Reserve. The hydro spa offers a sauna, steam bath and gymnasium. There is a large warm- and a cold-water swimming pool, splash pool a waterslide and trampolines for the children. Mini-golf and the entertainment programme ensure stress-relieving fun for old and young during school holidays. ATKV-Eiland Spa boasts bowling rinks where regular tournaments are held as well as new jukskei courts. There are also five tennis courts equipped with floodlights. With hours of fun and relaxation on the menu, ATKV-Eiland Spa is the ideal place for a real holiday! Self-catering Shared Vacation
ATKV-Eiland Spa ATKV-Eiland Spa – Where it’s summer everyday There are few things that can bring a family together like a fun family holiday. ATKV-Eiland Spa, the ATKV’s beautiful resort near Tzaneen, offers a variety of Self catering accommodation options that are sure to fit your budget and your schedule. ATKV-Eiland Spa, with its year-round warm, sunny weather and diverse natural beauty, is one of the most popular resorts in South Africa. With its variety of self-catering accommodation, recreational facilities and activities, restaurant and healing hydro-spa, ATKV-Eiland Spa is the ideal place for the entire family to come and relax. Relax and enjoy true hospitality at our refuge in Limpopo. On the southern bank of the Letaba River, 68 kilometres from Tzaneen, lies ATKV-Eiland Spa in the heart of the Hans Merensky nature reserve – the diamond of the Bushveld. This resort is surrounded by beautiful scenery. Adventure lovers must definitely visit ATK-Eiland Spa. The resort offers hiking trails along the Letaba River in the nature reserve as well as horse riding and game drives. Holiday makers can bring their mountain bikes. Drop in on the Tsonga Kraal Open-air Museum in the Hans Merensky Reserve. The hydro spa offers a sauna, steam bath and gymnasium. There is a large warm- and a cold-water swimming pool, splash pool a waterslide and trampolines for the children. Mini-golf and the entertainment programme ensure stress-relieving fun for old and young during school holidays. ATKV-Eiland Spa boasts bowling rinks where regular tournaments are held as well as new jukskei courts. There are also five tennis courts equipped with floodlights. With hours of fun and relaxation on the menu, ATKV-Eiland Spa is the ideal place for a real holiday! Self-catering Shared Vacation
Forever Resorts Tshipise Chalets “Tshipise” means “something warm”, and the famous Tshipise koppie towers protectively over the Resort.  Giant baobabs dot the landscape and the Resort’s self-catering rondavels and comfortable caravan park are barely visible among the Mopani, red bushwillow and jakkalsbessie trees. Self-catering Shared Vacation
Sondela Nature Reserve Sondela Nature Reserve in Limpopo is one of South Africa’s most popular holiday resorts. This private game reserve offers a selection of quality holiday accommodation from 4-star self-catering chalets, a caravan park & tent camp, to the up-market butler serviced Country House, graded 5-star by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa. Rated 4-Star self-catering by SATOUR and holders of the RCI Crown Award since 1993, these self-catering, well-appointed chalets offer accommodation through rental, timeshare ownership or exchange, co-ownership or full ownership. Self-catering Shared Vacation
Swadini A Forever Resort Chalet Nestled at the foot of the majestic Drakensberg mountain range, you'll find a magical place called Swadini a Forever Resort. Boasting breathtaking views and spectacular surroundings, ideal for you to relax and recline in luxury, and indulge your senses in the tranquility provided by Mother Nature. The resort offers 78 self-catering chalets, which can accommodate up to six people. All units are air conditioned and are serviced daily. Self-catering Shared Vacation
Warmbaths A Forever Resort Chalets Self catering chalets This family Resort, situated in an African bushveld atmosphere, will provide you with a unique and unforgettable holiday experience. Self-catering Shared Vacation

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Shangri-la Country Hotel The 4-star Shangri-La Country Hotel & Spa outside Bela Bela is a tranquil secluded hideaway nestled against the Waterberg Mountains. This peaceful gem just one hour north of Gauteng, offers the elegance of yesteryear, with beautiful antiques, homely pampering in 49 en-suite rooms surrounded by lush tropical gardens. All the comfortable rooms and rondavels at Shangri-La are situated within walking distance of a sparkling swimming pool, relaxing spa as well as other facilities including two restaurants and a cellar (with a Diners Club award winning wine list), a small wedding chapel and fully equipped conference centres. Lap of Luxury
Swadini A Forever Resort At Swadini a Forever Resort you can experience Mother Nature at her best. Situated at the foot of the majestic Drakensberg mountains, surrounded by untainted natural landscapes you can enjoy the bush-veld. Situated in the Blyde Canyon the third largest canyon in the world boasting unspoiled views and awesomeness. Scenic Beauty
Protea Hotel Ranch Resort Protea Hotel Ranch Resort is Limpopo’s most highly acclaimed superior 4 star Hotel, only 2 1/2 hrs north of Johannesburg, offer 150 rooms, 12 venues, game drives and lion tour, horseback safari, four swimming pools, 12 Hole Par 3 Golf Course, mountain biking, tennis and much more! Wildlife Encounters
Zebula Golf Estate & Spa Upmarket luxury homes are tastefully designed and privately positioned so as not to impose on the surroundings. The Peter Matkovitch-designed golf course respects the environment, following the natural contours of the terrain, a masterful symphony of indigenous bush and landscaped areas. Surprising for its bushveld location, water supply is both abundant and sustainable, ensuring that the quality of the greens is unrivalled and that playing surfaces are always top notch. Naturally occurring game include Kudu, Impala, Blue Wildebeest, Zebra, Blesbok, Red Haartebeest, Giraffe, Eland, Jackal, Warthog, Ostrich as well as many other indigenous species. Visitors and residents are able to walk, run, cycle or drive on the estate and get up close and personal with the wildlife, making a trip to Zebula a true back to nature experience. Those seeking the thrill of the Big 5 can be indulged at adjoining Mabalingwe Nature Reserve. Zebula offers 3hr roundtrip game drives. Guests at Zebula can enjoy face to face encounters with elephants, while our resident cheetah take our wildlife experience to whole new level, further confirming our status as a golf and leisure destination unlike any other on the continent. Wildlife Encounters