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Main dining and pool deck at Mhondoro & Villa Safari Lodge

Mhondoro Safari Lodge & Villa was voted Best Safari Retreat on a Global Level; Best Villa in Africa; and Best Pool Villa in South Africa in the 2019 Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Awards held in Kuala Lampur

The Haute Grandeur Global Awards honour establishments that excel through remarkable hospitality experiences. The Awards are a promise of unparalleled guest service excellence, recognizing exceptional contributions by hotels, lodges, resorts, retreats, spas and restaurants worldwide.

Located in the malaria-free Welgevonden Game Reserve in the Waterberg (Limpopo), the 5-star Mhondoro Safari Lodge & Villa accommodates up to 24 guests and includes a Honeymoon suite, two child-friendly family suites and the award-winning private villa, which offers a gym, massage room,  pool, and the services of a private chef, butler and guide with a game viewing vehicle.

The spacious living room at Mhondoro’s new Family Suite.

Expect daily game drives and guided wilderness walks that include visits to ancient rock art sites within the Welgevonden Game Reserve. The 35 000-hectare Big Five reserve is known for excellent birding and game viewing.

Mhondoro’s environment-friendly, salt swimming pools are often frequented by passing elephants wanting a drink. Fresh healthy cuisine is prepared from locally-sourced produce and vegetables from the Lodge’s kitchen garden. An infrared sauna and spa for pampering treatments, includes an outdoor spa bath overlooking the reserve and watering hole.

Other special facilities include a ‘star deck’, and a waterhole with an underground game viewing hide connected with a tunnel to the main lodge for  excellent photographic opportunities.

Mhondoro Villa Family Annex

A recently added a Family Villa Suite that can accommodate two adults with two children increased the capacity of the exclusive-use villa to 10 guests.The Villa Master Suite has a spacious bathroom, indoor and outdoor showers, private lounge and study. The other two bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms and decks with views of the lodge waterhole.

The open-space kitchen, dining and lounge area leads out to a pool and loungers, while an  indoor and outdoor fireplace means you can enjoy the magic of the wilderness even on chilly nights.

An elephant at the waterhole at Mhondoro Safari Lodge & Villa

Mhondoro Villa welcomes children of all ages and is ideal for families or groups of friends, providing a luxurious home-from-home experience.