This strikingly designed enclave offers majestic views from a rocky outcrop in the Madikwe Game Reserve, an hour by light aircraft northwest of Johannesburg. Embellished by an impressive collection of African art, the lodge incorporates indigenous materials and comprises a glass-walled dining room, a bar-lounge, a library and a wine cellar. Gourmet meals are served on the deck or by the fire pit. Five luxurious, air-conditioned thatched suites feature sundecks with infinity pools and uninterrupted views of the waterhole and plains. Activities include dawn and dusk game drives and bush walks. Other amenities include a fitness center and a small spa. The reserve’s large-mammal species include buffalo, cheetah, elephant, leopard, lion and black and white rhino. Children under the age of 9 are not permitted.
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Editor’s Choice: Suite for Two, $1,980 (all meals, game drives, airstrip transfers and laundry included).
All meals, coffees, teas, local beverages and house wines; Game drives; Bush walks; Laundry; Reserve and gate entrance fees; Landing fees; Round-trip ground transfers from Madikwe Airstrip; Access to fitness facilities; Wi-Fi
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