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Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge
Ingeniously set amongst boulders and age-old Tamboti trees
[/vc_column_text][dt_gap height=”20″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”3/4″][dt_small_photos lightbox=”true” height=”210″ margin_top=”10″ margin_bottom=”10″ number=”12″ orderby=”recent” category=”phinda-rock,madikwe-hills-private-game-lodge”][vc_column_text]Traversing over 75 000 hectares, Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge is situated on a hill, in the heart of the malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve. Ingeniously set amongst boulders and age-old Tamboti trees, the lodge offers visitors the utmost in luxury and hospitality, where you will find yourself enchanted by a world of intrigue and majestic beauty. The Madikwe Game Reserve is home not only to the Big Five, but also to a wealth of other fascinating creatures, including the rare Wild Dog. Our team at Madikwe Hills looks forward to showing you Africa’s wonderful wildlife and to fulfilling your every wish, making your stay the ultimate in privacy and luxury.
The utter dedication and passion of the team at Madikwe Hills ensure that every guest departs with a memory of an African safari never to be forgotten. Madikwe Hills consists of a Main Lodge with ten suites, and a private camp, Little Madikwe Hills, accommodating twenty-four guests in total. At the Main Lodge, ten ultra-luxurious glass-fronted suites complete with their own deck and private plunge pools offer absolute privacy and majestic views.The unusual, yet subtle “Afrochic” décor integrates natural elements with colours highlighting Africa’s ambience, with each suite boasting soft sofas, voluptuous mosquito netting and cotton picot linen. Your suite has been designed for complete relaxation and comfort, with fireplaces and under-floor heating for the winter months, and for summer, overhead fans and air-conditioning, proving a welcome respite from the harshness of the African heat.Outside showers, romantic bathrooms and concertina glass doors allow you to truly feel at one with the environment.
Separate from the Main Lodge is the ultimate in luxury and privacy, Little Madikwe Hills. Boasting a two bedroom suite with its own private landrover and game ranger, as well as a personal butler to take care of your every need. A gourmet kitchen and entertainment centre complete the picture. Two additional standard suites can also be reserved to form a completely private camp, which accommodates up to eight guests. Verandah’s, plunge pools, luxurious décor, outside showers, fireplaces, under-floor heating, air-conditioning, and concertina glass doors that open the room up entirely, are standard in each suite at Little Madikwe Hills. Little Madikwe Hills has one large swimming pool and also offers extended amenities to groups of guests wanting to truly get away from it all.
Mouth watering cuisine is created by your personal chef in the gourmet kitchen of Little Madikwe Hills. You can even pick up a few culinary tips whilst you watch your meal being prepared! A luxury is being able to set your own meal and game drive times, making this the ideal exclusive family escape. All the sumptuous gourmet experiences are enjoyed in Little Madikwe’s beautifully decorated and enchanting dining room, and prepared in the state-of-the-art kitchen by a personal chef. A butler is on hand to respond to the group’s every need. A dedicated game ranger and game viewing vehicle means that Little Madikwe Hills’ guests can enjoy private game drives at their leisure, for as long or as short as they wish. Parents need not worry about their young ones disturbing the peace for other guests. Little Madikwe Hills’ reception room is also equipped with a satellite TV, and DVD collection.
Little Madikwe Hills is ideal for families wanting to spend a special weekend together, and a permanent child minder is on hand for young family bookings. The Main Lodge does not accommodate children under the age of ten years. Most importantly the Madikwe Game Reserve is the ideal destination for families with young children, since the reserve is one of a few game-viewing areas in Southern Africa which is malaria free. The secluded environment and outstanding service is also an ideal retreat for corporate groups needing to get away and focus, whether with the objective of strategising, or simply spending time relaxing together as a team. There are internet and presentation facilities, and the outstanding yet discreet service ensures that corporates can stay focussed on the job at hand.
Nowhere else in South Africa can groups be accommodated in such privacy and luxury, whilst being able to experience some of Southern Africa’s best Big 5, and Wild Dog viewing at their leisure – creating a truly unforgettable experience, that far exceeds expectations. Little Madikwe Hills is also available for private and exclusive weddings for guests of up to eight people.
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