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Bushbaby River Lodge Bed & Breakfast
Mount Azimbo lodge Looking for Louis Trichardt accommodation? Mount Azimbo Lodge (Guest House in Limpopo and B&B) is situated in the Limpopo Province 12 Kilometers north of Louis Trichardt (Makhado). Experience the unspoiled nature of this beautiful farm and enjoy the magnificent view of the mountain. It is also a bird watchers paradise where the eagles can be watched gliding from their nest on top of the mountain. More than 200 different bird species exist in this area. Bed & Breakfast
Vhafamadi Bed and Breakfast Vhafamadi bed and breakfast is a well appointed property located in makwarela town ship, a few kilometers from Thohoyandou CBD, The bed and breakfast offers 21 en suite bed rooms 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 ensuite bedrooms have air conditioning, DSTV, Study Desk, Tea/Coffee Trays, in room safes and a telephone. Bed & Breakfast
ATKV-Eiland Spa ATKV-Eiland Spa Relax and enjoy true hospitality at our refuge in Limpopo. Where it's summer everyday Warm, sunny weather throughout the year, scenery that will take your breath away, and various self catering accommodation to choose from On the southern banks of the Letaba River, only 68 km east of Tzaneen in the province of Limpopo, lies ATKV-Eiland Spa in the heart of the Hans Merensky nature reserve. 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. The serene tranquility and peaceful silence of the Bush veld surroundings create the ideal atmosphere for positive, imaginative business planning & for you and your family Caravan & Camping
Swadini, A Forever Resort Surrounded by the majesty of the Drakensberg, 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
Warmbaths A Forever Resort Caravan Park Centrally located in the heart of Bela Bela lies the well-known Forever Resorts with its famous hot mineral springs, bath and hydro. Added to this, the resort offers a wide variety of outdoor activities such as super tubes, speed slides, wave pool, cable water skiing, tennis, mini golf, horse riding, go-karts, paddle boats and more. Accommodation available at the hotel, self-catering chalets, caravan park and camp sites. Day visitors allowed 7 am to 5 pm. Caravan & Camping
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 rooms are comfortable and tastefully decorated. 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 veranda of the guesthouse. Italian is spoken. Country House
Summerset Place Country House This unique bushveld jewel is set against the foot of the Waterberg and adjacent by a private game reserve. Embracing the morning in the bush with the soothing sound of guinea fowl greeting the day, along with other rich bird life, can only make for a spectacular way to begin yours. Professional service, warm and friendly staff that focus on client satisfaction with attention to details, clean and spacious accommodation, makes Summerset Place Country House, is the place you'd rather be. Why you will love Summerset Place Country House When you need to unwind in the gorgeous surroundings of unspoiled nature with a loved one, friends or family, Summerset Place Country House & The Salon @ Summerset Place offers a delightfully tranquil Bushveld setting with easy access to Modimolle, Pretoria and Johannesburg. Ideal getaway to relax and socialize while you catch up on some reading, go for an early morning stroll or enjoy a game of table tennis or darts or refreshing swim. NATURAL AND RELAXED The refreshing, secluded ambiance at Summerset Place allows guests to reside in a tranquil setting, while still being able to experience all that the bush-veld offers. COMFORTABLE & TASTEFUL Summerset Place offers comfortable accommodation for guests with a experience of tasteful, non-smoking, guest rooms – each with en-suite bathroom, tea/coffee facilities and a fully stocked bar fridge. FRIENDLY HOSPITALITY Summerset Place embodies an ideal blend of quaint charm, attentive service and modern comforts. Add central location and no traffic noise, and you have the ultimate alternative in affordable accommodation FRIENDS & FAMILY Our guests enjoy chatting or reading in the guest lounge or on the patio overlooking the garden and swimming-pool. A seasonal dam on the premises makes for an interesting bird watching environment. Stay in touch and let us know what you think Country House
AM Lodge AM Lodge is an exclusive, award winning, five-star lodge that is situated in the Hoedspruit, Limpopo, South Africa. With exclusive all-inclusive packages, AM Lodge offers an intimate African experience to individuals or families of all ages who are looking to emerge their senses into the African Heartbeat. This luxury lodge hosts a maximum of 22 guests in the utmost luxury and style. Six suites offer complete seclusion as well as private and stunning views. Two completely secluded suites with private plunge pools provide an even more exclusive luxury African safari experience. A self-contained AM Villa, a few minutes’ drive from the main lodge is the perfect option for families or groups. AM Villa can accommodate 6 guests in three en suite bedrooms with its own private chef, private butler, private vehicle, as well as private dining and sitting areas with a magnificent outlook onto the bush over the Klaserie Dam. AM Lodge will tailor-make a guest’s itinerary experience while offering world-class accommodation, experiential dining, big 5 experiences, bush walks, game drives, as well as world-class spa and gym facilities. AM Lodge is home to AM Spa – Hoedspruit which has been crowned as the global winner of the World Luxury Spa Awards 2016 within the Luxury Safari Spa division. The lodge has also been awarded as the continent winner of the World Luxury Hotel Awards 2016 within the Luxury Bush Lodge category as well as the Provincial winner for the Lilizela Tourism Awards 2016 Best Lodge in Limpopo awards. The property is located on a private reserve in the Klaserie region at the border of the Limpopo and Mpumalanga provinces, approximately 4.5 hours’ drive from Johannesburg, or 15 minutes from Eastgate airport at Hoedspruit which offers direct flights from Johannesburg and Cape Town. Game Lodge
Fifty Seven Waterberg Just three hours north of Johannesburg lies Fifty Seven Waterberg, a gem nestled in the heart of the Welgevonden Game Reserve. This small sized lodge offers guests a cozy, secluded getaway coupled with absolute tranquility that can only be found in the African bushveld. Owned by WH Leisure Group, the lodge lives up to its five-star status, providing impeccable service that is evident in its personalised approach to its guests. The true appeal of this magnificent establishment lies in its intimate size. Accommodating a maximum of 10 guests at a time, guests are guaranteed exclusivity. The 5 guest suites are furnished to the highest standards and incorporate elements of opulence and earthiness that complement one another beautifully. Each spacious suite comes standard with a king-sized bed and private patio that opens up onto nature’s doorstep. A full bathroom, dressing room and writer’s desk ensures maximum functionality. The intimate feeling of the lodge combines adventure with everything that you need for a comfortable and relaxed stay. The main building offers an infinity pool with viewing decks, boma fireplace, complimentary WIFI and reading nooks. Guests are also given the option of booking the entire lodge for private use. Apart from the traditional game drives, Fifty Seven Waterberg also offers activities such as stargazing and birdwatching. The region boasts in excess of 300 species of birds and the Waterberg Biosphere Reserve was declared an official UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2001. The lodge is surrounded by 35 000 hectares of unsurpassed natural beauty that is replete with exotic wildlife as well as home to the Big Five, in a malaria free setting and 50 species of mammals. Game Lodge
Makalali Private Game Lodge Situated in the foot hills of the Drakensburg Mountains in Limpopo, South Africa Makalali Private Game Lodge offers guests an incredible safari experience. With 26000ha of prostine wilderness which is home to the Big 5, cheetah and Wild dog one will truly be thrilled. The Reserve has a large population of different antelope species, giraffe, zebra, wilderbeest, large and small predators, primates, reptiles, bird life, and a diverse fauna. Makalali Private Game Lodge comprises three camps – Tandane, Mkhiwa and Emtomeni. Each camp has six luxury suites, a plunge pool, private viewing deck, dining area and boma. All the camps are private, yet within easy access of one another and are all situated on the banks of the Makhutswi River. Suites have an en-suite bathroom plus an outdoor shower, fireplace and a raised, private, timber viewing deck (sala) set amongst the Jackalberry trees. The sala is an ideal spot for a private luncheon or dinner. Rooms are individually decorated in African design styles with sculptured metalwork lampshades, taps and ceramic basins and Mosquito nets. Game Lodge
Matingwe Lodge and Private Game Reserve Matingwe, Limpopo, lies adjacent to the larger Welgevonden Game Reserve in the Southwest Waterberg region - vast, peaceful and startlingly beautiful. The superb vistas, mountain gorges, clear streams and rolling Bushveld hills are rich in indigenous species of plant and animal life, including the "Big Five". Its location makes it perfect for long picnics, packed especially for you.Experience pure wilderness joy at Matingwe Game Reserve taking part in our on-site activities - hiking, cycling, fishing and bird watching. Other exciting off-site activities include Big 5 game drives, horse trails, Bushmen painting hikes and elephant rides 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
Zwahili Private Game Lodge and Spa Zwahili Private Game Lodge & Spa is an exclusive 5 star private game lodge, situated 2 hours north of Johannesburg in the malaria free bushveld region of the Limpopo Province. The lodge is small and intimate with only 10 luxurious suites to cater for a variety of tastes and budgets. Here at Zwahili where the most spectacular sunsets are experienced from the extended timber deck, you'll find unsurpassed peace and tranquility while in the distance nocturnal life comes alive. As the Southern Cross and Orion's belt garland the dome of the night sky, the distant smell of campfire from the open-air boma welcomes the guests back from their early evening game drive. The faint call of tribal drums announces an array of culinary delights to appease even the most discerning palates. Game viewing, conducted by an experienced rangers offer sightings of Giraffe, civet cat, caracal, zebra, blue wildebeest, eland, impala, red hartebeest, ostrich, gemsbuck, waterbuck, blesbuck, kudu, bush pig, warthog, and numerous smaller antelope. Bird watching over 400 species of African bird life with rare sightings such as lizard buzzard and brown snake eagle. The world-renowned Nylsvley bird sanctuary is in close proximity for aspiring birdwatchers. Guided bush walks and excursions to view San Bushmen paintings and ascending Witkop going back in time to when the bittereinders at the helm of a Boer General, utilized this koppie as a hideout from the British for almost two years. Witkop stands proud in bearing homage to a period in history long forgotten. The African Spa Collection where nature provides its own special brand of calm, presenting the ultimate escape, ensuring the restoration of equilibrium to body and mind. Game Lodge
Bushmen Inn Guesthouse  Established luxury accommodation for corporate/travel guests. Air conditioned en suite rooms with double beds,cotton percale linen,amenities,coffee/tea facilities,mini bar,commercial DSTV,Flat screens,WI-FI,Work stations. Guest House
Cu Boutique Guest House Offering an outdoor pool and a restaurant, Cu Guest House is located in Phalaborwa and provides air-conditioned accommodation with free WiFi access. A spacious garden is at the guests' disposal. Units here come with a patio and a view of the garden, a flat-screen satellite TV and a desk. An electric kettle and a fridge are provided as well. The showers are situated within the room and free toiletries are provided. CU Guest House offers an on-site bar and meeting facilities. Billiards can also be played on site. The Kruger National Park is 4 km away from the property. A number of nature reserves can be found in the surroundings. The guest house is 3.5 km from Phalaborwa Gate and 4.9 km from Hans Merensky Golf Club. Free private parking is provided on site. We have a back up generator; standby water tanks and a night guard security. We speak your language! Guest House
Meloding Guest House Meloding Guest House has been designed to capture the grace and elegance of old style country living. Our beautifully decorated en-suite suites are luxuriously furnished. Distinctive original artwork select DSTV channels, individual climate control & complimentary limited wireless internet facilities are just a few standard features found in room. Guest House
NKWETSIMO GUESTHOUSE Nkwetsimo guesthouse is situated in the town of Malamulele in the Vhembe District, Limpopo Province. We provide accommodation and meals to a wide variety of clientele. Our experience in the hospitality industry gives us a competitive edge in the industry.We are the best in our area. The province is commonly called the Eden of Africa and we regard ourselves as situated in the fountain of this garden. We are situated in an area that is densely populated by people. We are just a few meters away from Malamulele Hospital. Our staff is highly trained in customer care and has extensive experience in the hospitality industry. We guarantee good service in your stay with us and kindness from all our staff. Superb breakfast is served in our spacious dining room which is beautifully decorated.We offer hearty homemade dinner and braai on request. We offer eleven beautifully decorated rooms furnished with the best quality furniture and linen.We have various rooms to suite everyone.All rooms are fitted with LED TV screen with DSTV, air conditioners as well as tea and coffee making facilities. Apart from facilities on the rooms , the guesthouse also offer communal amenities for your enjoyment. WI-FI is available upon request from the reception at a minimal cost.And a facility that can serve for conferencing for +-30 people, that can again cover for mini parties, baby showers and meetings. Guest House
Vuwa Lodge Vuwa Lodge is conveniently located in Flora Park suburb, Polokwane, just a walking distance to Savannah Shopping Mall, Flora Med Clinic and Body Life Gymnasium. We are also 8 km to the airport, 10 km to Meropa Cassino and entertainment, Polokwane Game Reserve and many more. Vuwa Lodge is a 3 Star Accommodation Rated Lodge. We offer accomodation, buffet breakfast and dinner, lunch on request and we have conference facilities. Guest House
Fusion Boutique Hotel Be prepared to embark on an unexpected journey when crossing the threshold of the ever-captivating Fusion Boutique Hotel. Known for its unique and extraordinary flair, the hotel is situated in the heart of Polokwane, the buzzing capital of the majestic Limpopo province in northern South Africa. Furthermore, it is the largest urban center north of Gauteng and the region presents a gateway to the enigmatic and commanding Kruger National Park as well as into the rest of Africa. Distinctly 5-star, a stay at this unique establishment is characterised by a fusion of personalised attention, plush and lavish interiors, a striking blend of art and a culinary experience beyond compare. The signature Fine Dining restaurant, Saskia, is a bonus ingredient adding to the character and strength of the guest offering. The restaurant is named after renowned artist Rembrandt van Rijn’s wife and muse, and is a modern tribute to life and art. Guests recline amid modern versions of traditional paintings by Rembrandt while indulging in the Executive Chef’s fusion of traditional dishes with a contemporary twist. Every item on the menu is a work of exquisite culinary art and is spectacularly mouth-watering. Extensive knowledge of food and wine pairing is at the order of the day and will astound even the most accomplished food critics and guarantee interesting dinner conversation. Step into a world where art, decadent dining, rich textures and the ultimate comfort prevail to form an enchanting encounter. Hotel
Garden Court Polokwane Garden Court Polokwane, located in the heart of Limpopo Province’s capital city, offers guests a restful and enjoyable stay, as well as a base from which to explore the surrounding area, conduct business, or to simply relax and unwind. Guests of our Polokwane hotel are offered a choice of 180 well-appointed en-suite rooms, furnished simply yet stylishly and equipped with a host of amenities including air conditioning, complimentary WiFi and others. The hotel has a large swimming pool with outdoor terrace and a fitness centre for guests. For business guests, a self-service workstation is available along with the option of private, serviced meeting rooms. The hotel’s Matsakeng restaurant offers guests a delicious menu, with a tasty buffet and a la carte meals, while the Lapologa Lounge serves a range of drinks in relaxed surroundings. Hotel
Hotel@Tzaneen Hotel@Tzaneen comprises of 151 bedrooms. Rooms are stylish and spacious with attention to detail courtesy of our vigilant team. We offer 5 different room types. From Standard, to Loft, Family, Master Suites as well as a Honeymoon Suite. The transition from a tough working day to relaxing overnight is seamless for the Hotel@Tzaneen guest. All rooms are self catering, air conditioned, fitted with flat screen televisions, 16 DSTV channels to choose from and high speed Wi-Fi, free of charge for all guests. Hotel@Tzaneen will impress all types of travelers, weather you are visiting on business or pleasure. Hotel@Tzaneen also offers multi-function venues, break-away venues, FREE Wireless Internet, ample free parking, Crawdaddys Restaurant, and a swimming pool. We are is 400km from OR Tambo International Airport, 360km from Pretoria, and 60 minutes from Polokwane in Limpopo. Hotel
Limpopo Guest Manor Polokwane Limpopo Guest Manor is a four star, multiple award winning hotel and has been offering hospitality services to the Limpopo community for 10 years and during this time has catered for many of the region’s most prestigious events. Our local and internationally trained team will give the highest standard of and experience, that you shall never forget. Limpopo Guest Manor is a four star guest house providing restaurant, bar and conference facilities in the heart of the city of Polokwane, Limpopo Province. Our aim is to provide a differentiated experience capitalizing on personal service and a unique tranquility in the city. The lodge has a compliment of 30 air-conditioned rooms with a mini bar service. Each of our rooms is equipped with two ¾ double beds, a queen bed, or king bed with percale cotton linen. Family rooms with a two bedroom are available. We have a full-service restaurant, a bar, two swimming pools and a rich garden area. We have a full-serviced business center with free Wi-Fi access. Our local attractions are a must see, and we offer, bush walks, organized game drives, horse backing riding safaris , days trips and adrenaline packed activities such as abseiling. With a rich cultural, Polokwane and the Limpopo Province offer must for our guest to see. Our friendly reservationists will gladly book you an experience. The lodge has conference facilities with a capacity of sitting 100 delegates and the executive boarding sitting 30 delegated. Business facilities include meals and office support services. Limpopo Guest Manor holds high values and beliefs: Exceptional Service - We understand that the value can be created with every encounter and this is reflected in our standard of service. Integrity - We are honest and straightforward in our interactions with our, guests, in which we operate. Respect - We respect the values of our guests, and the cultural difference in the location that we operate. Teamwork and Passion - We bring our individual expertise, creativity and passion This sets us apart and is the essence of the Limpopo guest Manor Way. We are open all year round 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We pride our-selves on our exceptional service, ensuring that all our guests are given a phenomenal staying experience. Hotel
Protea Hotel by Marriot Polokwane Landmark Protea Hotel Landmark is situated in a quiet, secure rural setting, adjacent to Shell Ultra City on the N1 Northbound between Gauteng and Zimbabwe only 8.2km from Polokwane city centre. Each of our 80 rooms has a spacious en-suite bathroom with overhead shower and is air-conditioned.  75 rooms are furnished with 2 queen-sized beds, and 5 with king-sized beds (one of these rooms is wheelchair accessible).  All 80 rooms have been refurbished with a warm burning sunset colour palette. Our ever green well-kept garden enhances the crisp white Tuscan style buildings. The hotel is ideal for the corporate market that wishes to retreat to a quiet and secure venue after a long day in the office.  An executive resident’s bar and lounge is ideal for informal meetings or get-togethers. You may dine in one of our two restaurants. Enjoy wholesome buffet meals in our Terrace Restaurant; choose whether you would like to sit inside or enjoy the outdoors on our patio overlooking the swimming pool and colourful garden. We cater for special dietary requirements by arrangement. You may contact our friendly and helpful STAFF to arrange conferences in one of our 4 air-conditioned venues; we specialize in all inclusive conference packages as well as day conferences.  We have ample shaded parking for delegates, this is offered free of charge to our GUESTS. Our Gazebo is a versatile venue that can be converted to adapt into virtually any theme you could possibly imagine, making it the ideal venue for expos, workshops, exhibitions, weddings and matric farewells. Hotel
Protea Hotel Ranch Resort Idyllically positioned on 1000 hectares of Limpopo grasslands and bushveld, this superb Polokwane hotel offers esteemed accommodation amidst breathtaking natural surroundings. Established as a family-run business, this hotel now has a whole team of friendly, professional staff who are dedicated to providing consistently high levels of service Hotel
Shangri-La Country Hotel & Spa The 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. Nestled in the picturesque Waterberg mountain range approximately 70 minutes from Pretoria lies Modimolle (previously named Nylstroom), a bustling bushveld town. Named after the Sotho for the "God(s) have eaten" Modimolle and the surrounding Waterberg area boast plentiful free roaming game, birdlife and beautiful indigenous trees and plants. A characteristic feature here is the impressive Kranskop Mountain, a natural beacon rising above the surrounding landscape. It lies next to the N1 Highway that runs between Pretoria and Polokwane en route to the Kruger National Park. Nature and adventure enthusiasts need not travel far from home to experience a host of outdoor activities such as hiking, game viewing and abseiling. The Waterberg's numerous activities, coupled with its mild year-round weather and warm dry winters have boosted its popularity among people looking to escape the city for a few days. Named after the mythical earthly paradise (described in British author James Hilton's 1933 novel Lost Horizon), the term Shangri-La has become synonymous with any permanently happy paradise land isolated from the outside world. Guests wanting to escape the madness of modern life soon realise why the name is so fitting. Lush tropical gardens, a trickling waterfall and leafy stone pathways blend with luxurious pampering in 49 en-suite rooms to offer a delightful sense of tranquillity. For couples, friends, families and small groups that enjoy peaceful natural surroundings, finding your own piece of paradise at Shangri-La is just an hour's drive from Gauteng! Hotel
Town Lodge Polokwane Visitors to Polokwane are in for a treat when they step into our Town Lodge Polokwane – whether staying for business or leisure! A unique Town Lodge, this hotel is located adjacent to the exciting Meropa Casino and Entertainment Complex and because of this, the décor within the hotel has been specifically chosen to blend in with the Complex’s mystical Morroccan theme. Along with good looks, our Town Lodge Polokwane also affords guests the following: 102 rooms – with four of them being suites A convenient location within a short drive of all of Polokwane’s major attractions Located close to the city’s Conference Centre, Reptile and Bird Park, as well as the African Arts and Crafts Market A swimming pool on the property to beat the African heat Hotel
Warmbaths A Forever Resort Hotel Centrally located in the heart of Bela Bela lies the well-known Forever Resorts with its famous hot mineral springs, bath and hydro. Added to this, the resort offers a wide variety of outdoor activities such as super tubes, speed slides, wave pool, cable water skiing, tennis, mini golf, horse riding, go-karts, paddle boats and more. Accommodation available at the hotel, self-catering chalets, caravan park and camp sites. Day visitors allowed 7 am to 5 pm. 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
African Calabash Lodge African calabash lodge situated in Limpopo province based in mamitwa village outside Tzaneen town. African calabash lodge has 40 rooms, which is 26 standard and 14 luxury rooms.. all rooms have hotel amenities, air-conditioner, coffee station, mini bar fridge, Dstv as well as Wi-Fi access the entire lodge and beautiful restaurant.. the place is very rich with cultural and natural attractions. we are very close with the place of interest places like modjadji nature reserve, modjadji rain queen maker. Dibengeni waterfall, Tsonga kraal. Tsonga cultural village and many more... Lodge
Blyde River Canyon Lodge The Blyde River Canyon Lodge is a hidden jewel, set alongside the sparkling waters of the Blyde River and affectionately sheltered by the majestic Drakensberg Mountains. The lodge offers local and international travellers a unique African bush experience. Situated in an 85 hectare botanical reserve, which boasts a wealth of fauna and flora, not only is the Blyde River Canyon Lodge a magical holiday getaway, but it is also provides a home away from home for discerning professionals who regularly stay at the lodge when they have business engagements in the area. Guests can embrace the scenic Panorama Route of the Blyde River Canyon of the Mpumalanga/Limpopo Province and nearby tourist attractions include the Bourke's Luck Potholes, Three Rondawels, God's Window and various waterfalls. The lodge is just a 40-minute drive to the Kruger National Park - Orpen Gate. Rated 4-Star Superior by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa, Blyde River Canyon Lodge prides itself in delectable cuisine, quality accommodation and world-class service. Lodge
Madi a Thavha Mountain Lodge Madi a Thavha mountain lodge, colourful Limpopo deluxe A rich experience of the stories, customs and raw beauty of the Soutpansberg and its peoples. Madi a Thavha has guest rooms and suites with mountain views, layered in the vibrant colours and earthy textures of rural Limpopo. Guests love the fusion of local cultures with luxury rooms, wi-fi, wholesome food and to relax in the Lapa next to the pool after an active day out on village-lifestyle tours. The golden thread of Limpopo's cultural heritage runs through our entire lodge, here guests get to see a collection of the best Limpopo CraftArt in our gallery, shop and textile studio. To experience Limpopo first-hand our village tours can be tailormade to suit guests’ interests, with the option to add fun, creative activities and cultural performances on tour, or at the lodge. Our well-informed staff stay on top of the regional buzz and keep good relationships with people in rural communities all the time. This gives our guests the best opportunity to experience the true gems on the far-off dust-roads of the unusual northern frontiers of South Africa. The Venda, Tsonga and Northern Sotho artists are renowned for their skills with wood, clay, textile and beads. We support 40 odd rural crafters with product development, production processes and marketing and love to show them off to our guests. Madi a Thavha is a 4-star-graded and Fair Trade-certified lodge and the proud owners of a TripAdvisor certificate of excellence for the past four years. We always host the most interesting guests too! The lodge is situated in a valley of the Soutpansberg Mountain 11 km west of Louis Trichardt on the R522-road going towards Mapungubwe, Botswana and Zimbabwe. The National Kruger Park’s Punda Maria-gate is about 160km east of us and the Pafuri gate about 230km east north. Cycling, hiking and exceptional birding can be done at the lodge and surrounding Northern Limpopo as well. Lodge
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 Lodge
Mopane Bush Lodge Mopane Bush Lodge is the ideal base for exploration of the Mapungubwe World Heritage Site + Park, rich in cultural heritage & scenic beauty. Our 4 star lodge provides gracious living & fine dining with true South African warmth & hospitality. Our attentive service leads to an authentic experience of a hallmark classic safari - fellowship, fine food & adventures retold around a flickering fire. Lodge
Timbavati Safari Lodge Timbavati Safari Lodge is a 3 star graded property, situated only minutes from the heart of the world-renowned Kruger National Park near Orpen Gate. Our traditional Ndebele painted Rondavels are situated amid beautiful shady trees, and offer our guests en-suite, comfortable and clean accommodation. All rooms have mosquito nets and ceiling fans. Specializing in group travel, small groups & families and single travelers, we offer our guest an array of activities including Day Drives into Central Kruger National Park, Morning & Sunset Drives into the Greater Kruger National Park, Guided Bush Walks & Cultural Village Walks, as well as visits to the various points of interest of the Lowveld. Lodge
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 Idyllically positioned on 1000 hectares of Limpopo grasslands and bushveld, this superb Polokwane hotel offers esteemed accommodation amidst breathtaking natural surroundings. Established as a family-run business, this hotel now has a whole team of friendly, professional staff who are dedicated to providing consistently high levels of service Self-catering Exclusive
Silonque Bush Estate We can offer you a luxury safari house, en-suite with bathroom, living room and kitchen. All units also have self-catering facilities, tea/coffee facilities, TV with selected DSTV channels and Internet connection. 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 Relax and enjoy true hospitality at our refuge in Limpopo. Where it's summer everyday Warm, sunny weather throughout the year, scenery that will take your breath away, and various self catering accommodation to choose from On the southern banks of the Letaba River, only 68 km east of Tzaneen in the province of Limpopo, lies ATKV-Eiland Spa in the heart of the Hans Merensky nature reserve. 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. The serene tranquility and peaceful silence of the Bush veld surroundings create the ideal atmosphere for positive, imaginative business planning & for you and your family Self-catering Shared Vacation
Mabula Share Block Companies Partnership Situated at the foothills of the Waterberg Mountains in a private game reserve, is one of Africa’s hidden secrets. Whether taking a short break or a well-deserved holiday, Mabula Timeshare has it all. Situated at the foothills of the Waterberg mountains, within the 12 000 hectare Mabula Private Game Reserve, this bush resort offers prolific game which includes the “Big 5” and more than 300 recorded bird species. The accommodation units are located in four separate camps each with its’ own unique setting. “Modjadji” has the bush and wide open plains, “Sunset Hill” has views forever and sunsets that only Africa can offer, while “Bush and Game Lodge” have magnificent views over the plains and distant hills. The chalets have been spaced to maximize privacy and enhance the feeling of being in the wild. All the units are fully self-catering and range from one-bedroom chalets to six bedroom bush camps. A mere two hours drive from Johannesburg this malaria free Reserve will ensure that you leave feeling rejuvenated, with memories of quality time spent with family and friends, having experienced the wonders of the African bushveld. Self-catering Shared Vacation
Swadini, A Forever Resort 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
Tshipise Forever Resorts Chalets Tshipise means something warm and the famous Tshipise koppie towers protectively over the Resort. Giant baobabs dot the landscape and the Resort self-catering rondavels and comfortable caravan park are barely visible among the Mopani, red bushwillow and jakkalsbessie trees. Self-catering Shared Vacation
Warmbaths A Forever Resort Chalets In the heart of Bela Bela in Limpopo Province. Famous for its hot mineral baths and Hydro, feast of family fun and Mother Nature's bountiful gifts for wildlife enthusiasts. Warmbaths is as good as it gets. Expect thrills galore, indulge in wellness treatments or view game in the great outdoors. Self-catering Shared Vacation

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Lapologa Bed and Breakfast Lapologa Bed and Breakfast is an accommodation in Tzaneen that offers nine beautifully decorated rooms, each with its own character and atmosphere and all the luxuries to ensure a comfortable and relaxing stay . A stylish Bed and Breakfast with luxury and comfort to suit both leisure and business travellers. Rooms are decorated and furnished to suit your needs and comfort. Every room has air-conditioning and is equipped with en-suit bathrooms and showers. Guest amenities, coffee and tea are complimentary and all rooms are equipped with a hair dryer, safe, fridge, in-house phone, extra blanket and extra pillow to make your stay a memorable one. Two of our rooms can be equipped with twin ¾ beds which have extra-length side-by-side for persons sharing. Bed linen is of superior quality, pure 100% percale cotton. ETEYA

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Swadini, A Forever Resort Located in the Limpopo Province 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. MESE
Warmbaths A Forever Resort Conference Within easy reach from Johannesburg on the N1, Warmbaths offers you a diversity of conference facilities, a choice of accommodation as well as team building. Our banqueting team can assist with themed evening, gala dinners, weddings and any other special events! MESE