It was a surprise for my 50th birthday...Wow what a place, your own private chalet (we heard Michelle Obama was staying in our room a few month before as she had rented the whole place for her trip) by the water where you can see the animals drink.. you are right in the park, so you need a guide to pick you up at night in case you came face to face with an animal. The food was brilliant. The safari.. twice a day with a very good and friendly guide, they think of everything.. a little drink in the middle of the bush.wow... a must and I would go back anytime... I am still nostalgical when I look at my photos...
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Luxurious accommodation, exceptional food, welcoming service and thrilling game viewing combine to create an unforgettable safari experience at Makanyane Safari Lodge. Situated on private ground within the malaria free, "Big 5" Madikwe Game Reserve in South Africa's North West Province, the lodge caters for just sixteen guests, ensuring personal attention and exclusivity. Hidden in riverside forest, the eight luxurious suites, each with glass-walled bedrooms, overlook the Marico River, offering uninterrupted views of the surrounding bush. The suites have open-fronted lounges, private sundecks and spacious bathrooms that can be opened to the forest. The lodge has an infinity-edge swimming pool, gym, health and beauty treatment centre and lookout point with magnificent views. Fine wines from the award-winning wine list complement exceptional cuisine created by the team of internationally trained chefs. Meals are enjoyed in a variety of locations, from our riverside boma to intimate private meals in the comfort of the guest's suite. Makanyane has a rustic sleep-out hide, providing guests with an opportunity to sleep under the stars surrounded only by the African wilderness. The drama, mystery and beauty of Africa's wildlife and cultural heritage can be experienced on game drives and bush walks conducted by expert, passionate field guides. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Makanyane Safari Hotel Madikwe Game Reserve