Mateya Safari Lodge starstarstarstarstar

Molatedi, Madikwe Game Reserve, Limpopo, 2838, South Africa

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Designed for the discerning traveler, Mateya Safari Lodge offers a graceful union of superlative luxury in a spectacular setting. The Lodge caters to a maximum of ten guests and, as such, you are assured absolute exclusivity, privacy, and the very highest standard of personal attention at all times.

Nestled in the rocky outcrop of the Gabbros Hills, guests enjoy elevated and uninterrupted views of the magnificent malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve.

As part of the Lodge’s commitment to give back to the community, it is a proud supporter of the local Molatedi School, and pleased to be a member of Pack for a Purpose. The latter is a programme that allows guests to make an impact by donating supplies.

If you are searching for a truly unforgettable safari experience, then welcome to Mateya!

The Mateya Safari Lodge is one of the most prestigious lodges of its kind in the world and certainly one of the most exclusive in Southern Africa. Located in the spectacular 75,000 hectare Madikwe Game Reserve, Mateya is the ultimate compliment of exquisite architectural design and comfort enhanced by the splendor of a pristine African setting.

Mateya Safari Lodge is situated in the spectacular 75 000 hectare malaria- free Madikwe Game Reserve. Extensive plains, which slope in a north–easterly direction towards the Marico River, characterize the reserve. Madikwe Game Reserve is home to the super 7: Buffalo, cheetah, elephant, leopard, lion, rhino (black and white) and wild dog. In addition to which there are brown hyena, sable, eland and large herds of plains game as well as over 350 bird species

THE LODGE – SUBLIME ELEGANCE....

5 Individually designed luxury thatched suites all nestled in the Gabbro Hills, offering spectacular views of a waterhole and plains up to the Tweedepoort Escarpment. The lodge caters for a maximum of 10 guests

Each suite has wonderful comfort features such as:

* Hand – crafted mahogany furnishings

* En-suite Luxury bathroom with Secluded open-air shower

* A unique collection of original African artworks* Private deck with natural window sala looking onto a rim flow pool

* Air- conditioned atmosphere control

* Fireplace in all suites

* Mini bar and tea/coffee making facilities

ADDITIONAL FEATURES....

Dining, lounge and relaxation areas with high elevation views of the reserve

One of the world’s finest collections of African art

African interest Library

Curio Boutique

Business centre – full internet and e-mail facilities

Gym and Health spa with a therapist offering a complete range of full body relaxation therapies

 

Policies

Child Policy

Children aged nine years and up are welcome at MateyaAll ages accommodated if Lodge is exclusively booked

Deposits

- a 25% deposit for the total accommodation is required 1-14 days after making the booking. A non-refundable deposit of 25% required for all reservations made between 20 December and 01 January in any given year.

- A 50% deposit for the total accommodation is required 31-60 days prior to arrival

- Full pre-payment will be due 30 days prior to arrival date

Please note that Mateya Safari Lodge reserves the right to sell accommodation held without the relevant deposit to a cash buyer

- Following deposit request, a reasonable time period will be allowed for the necessary deposit to be settled

- All reservations must please be made in writing, i.e. by fax, e-mail or letter

- All changes to reservations, i.e. dates, number of guests, etc. must please be notified in writing

General

Only children 13 years & under can be accommodated on a triple basis in one room

Check in times is reserved for 12H00 check-out time is set at 11H00

Please note that departure times may be arrange, subject to availability of our suites

Arrival, departure times & method of transport must please be advised prior to arrival

Pease advise us of any dietary requirements prior to arrival at the lodge

Private Vehicle Rate  R1 500 per drive

Cancellations

- Should a cancellation be received 61 days prior to arrival, the deposit will be refunded in full unless the reservation falls between 20 December and 01 January, in which case the deposit is non refundable.

- Reservations cancelled 31-60 days prior to arrival will be charged a 50% cancellation fee of the total accommodation amount

- Reservations cancelled 1-30 days prior to arrival will be charged a 50% cancellation fee of the total accommodation amount

- All cancellations must be made in writing

Guide/Pilot Rates

- Bonafide guides/pilots/tour leaders/drivers will be accommodated at a rate of R 800 pp per night in specially allocated accommodation

- This rate includes accommodation and all meals taken with the Mateya staff

- If guests would like their guide to join them for meals, there will be an additional charge of R 100 per day

- Pilots or guides partaking in game drives or other activities will be at managements discretion

Child Policy

- The minimum age for children accepted at Mateya Safari Lodge is 9 years of age, if all 5 suites are booked, all ages are accepted.

Arrival and Departure times

- Check in time is reserved for 12h00 and check -out time is set at 11h00

- Please note that late departure times may be arranged, subject to availability of our suites

- Arrival and departure times and method of transport must please be advised prior to arrival.

Dietary Requirements

- Please advise us of any dietary requirements prior to arrival at the lodge.

PARK & CONSERVATION FEES 2018​

Park fees - R180 per adult per STAY | R105 per child per STAY

Landing fees - R240 per adult | R150 per child (provisional, subject to change)

Guest Conservation Contribution: R150 per adult per DAY | R75 per child (under 12 years) per DAY

 

 

 

Information

Rate Inclusions

* Per person per night sharing or single as stated

* Inclusive of all meals, teas & caffees, game drive and bush walks, local beverages, house wines, laundry, internet usage, reserve gate entrace fee, landing fees, levies and transfer from Madikwe Airstrip to Mateya.

* Quoted in South African Rands (ZAR)

* Subject to change without prior notice

* Inclusive of 15% VAT (subject to Change)

Rates quoted exclude:

* Health therapy treatments

* Vintage and imported wines & Premium label spirits

* Cigars

* Telephone calls

* Transfers

* Curio Purchases

Hotel Facilities

Main Lodge Facilities

Guests with a thirst for a unique blend of beauty and culture will be inspired by every corner of the continent. Starting with one of the world’s finest collections of African art, and then a rare collection of African literature dating back to the 19th century.

 Dining Room Lounge and Relaxation areas with high-elevation views of the Reserve Library Curio Boutique full of delightful items created by skilled craftsmen Business Centre and Bush Boardroom for when business calls Wellness

Mateya’s health spa offers a complete range of full-body therapies that promise to blissfully unwind the mind and rejuvenate the body. Whether it’s a revitalizing facial or reflexology or one of the signature massages, an experienced therapist is ready for you. A fully equipped gym is also available at all times.

Wine & Dine

Mateya Safari Lodge invites you to a royal feast where palates are taken on a gastronomic adventure filled with African fusion. And with 8,000 bottles of fine local and rare French wines and champagnes in the cellar, you will find a perfect partner for this journey of indulgence. Special requests and dietary requirements will be catered for with culinary creativity and skill.

Whether you dine on the deck or in the dining room, you will be treated to stunning panoramas of the plains. Other options available upon request include:

 Bush dining at the “Fire Core” The elegant ambiance of the wine cellar Bush picnic lunches

Activities

Madikwe Game Reserve is home to the Super Seven: Buffalo, Cheetah, Elephant, Leopard, Lion, black and white Rhino, and Wild Dog. In addition there are 350 species of birdlife. Given the plethora of both flora and fauna, game drives are the highlight of any excursion to this exciting part of South Africa. A professional field guide and a tracker host every outing.

Game drives in custom-build 4×4 safari vehicles (4 guests max)

Guided bushwalks Birding safari

Airports

THE EXPERIENCE – TOTAL COMFOR & RELAXATION....

Service:

*Qualified experienced and professional field guides and trackers

* Personal and meticulous dedication to our guests’ ultimate enjoyment and satisfaction

Dining Options:

* All meals available on the decks or in the dining room overlooking the plains

* The “Fire Core” offers a unique bush dining experience

* For an ambience of elegance, the wine cellar is available for private dining

Game Viewing:

 Game Drives in custom built 4 x 4 safari vehicles accompanies by our Field Guides and Trackers

* In formative guided walking safaris & Birding Safaris

* All game viewing excursions are planned around guests’ individual interests, as we take only 4 guests per vehicle, ensuring full realization of their ideal safari experience

* If you would like a private vehicle for 2 guests, it is an additional charge of R 1 500.00 per drive, R 3 000.00 per day

PRECAUTIONS & PREPAREDNESS....

* UV protection sun block, lip creams and sun hat

* Comfortable walking shoes

* Prescription medicines

* Winter: May to September: Cold Mornings and evenings

* Bush Jacket and warm clothing for drives, light clothing for daywear

* Summer – October – April: Light natural fibber clothing

 

Other transport

Suites

The lodge consists of five individually designed luxury air-conditioned thatched suites. Each suite blends with its natural surroundings and offers uninterrupted views of the waterhole and plains. Guests can enjoy a balance of sophistication and comfort, in total privacy and harmony with nature, savouring the rare pleasure of their very own secluded slice of Africa.

Indeed, the original African artworks that adorn each suite seem to reflect the very essence of the Madikwe Reserve – a beautiful, vital, and untamed stretch of bush. Reclining in hand-crafted mahogany furnishings, looking out as the Zebra lead the plains game to the waterhole, the immediacy of your experience could not be more vivid. Lying under the shade of your natural window sala, or immersing in the cool water of your rim-flow pool, each and every feature of your suite provides total privacy and comfort. Your en-suite bathroom complete with a secluded open-air shower

invites you to luxuriate in a sensual setting that is designed to satisfy your ultimate enjoyment.

The ambience of a fresh and clear night is warmed by the heat from the custom-designed fireplace, and as you settle down to admire the myriad of stars speckling the sky, the whispering breeze utters magical words that speak of tomorrow’s promise.

Dining

You may want to marvel at the canopy of stars on a clear night, whilst dining outdoors. For a wild culinary experience, submerge yourself in the glory of the African night skies as you dine beneath the clear glow of a galaxy of stars while the roar of an open-air fire core ensures your comfort. Mateya will invite you to a royal feast and a demonstration of expert culinary skills. With the freshest produce offered straight from the earth and the finest cuisine you will find your palate transported on a journey of African fusion and gastronomic delight.

The Mateya wine cellar is also available for private dining, offering a more distinctly elegant setting. And for a spectacular view of the plains, both the glasswalled main dining room and lounge deck afford uninterrupted panoramas of the reserve. Of course, bush picnic lunches are available on request and on all guided walking safaris.

Wine Cellar

Lingering flavours of the palate may be sampled from the extensive assortment of wines housed in the cool atmosphere of the Mateya Cellar.An impressive collection of both esteemed local and rare French wines and champagnes make up the cellar’s 8 000 bottles of indulgence that lie chaste, waiting to be hand picked by Mateya guests as an accompaniment to their dining. Select a brandy, a cognac or a single malt wiskey with a cigar from our humidor as the perfect conclusion to a pristine Mateya dining experience.

Bush Boardroom

When business calls guests have the facility to host meetings in the unique Mateya Bush Boardroom. A business ‘pow wow’ in the heart of the African bush, with the magnificent scenery of Mateya Safari Lodge all around, is sure to inspire creative and lateral thought.

Full Internet and email facilities are available in our Bush Boardroom.

WellnessTo bring home the renewing ambience of Mateya and the majesty of the setting, guests can be treated to a full range of pleasurable and rejuvenating body treatments by a dedicated health therapist. Relish a relaxing moment in the warm bubbles of our luxurious Jacuzzi or give way to the energetic call of the wilderness by making use of our personalised gym. Feel the freedom to take a healthy breath of Mateya magic, restoring your mind, body and soul.

Game Drives

Tackling the African bush in custom-built 4×4 game drive vehicles offer guests the thrill of getting close to game and tracking over vast distances. With a maximum of four guests per drive each guest is assured the personal care and attention of our rangers who will introduce you to the intricate and wonderful features of the reserve.

Policies & Disclaimers

PROMOTION 10 JANUARY 2018 - 15 DECEMBER 2018 FLIGHT PROMOTION

Stay 4 nights & get 1 return flight on FedAir to and from JHB International Airport complimentary

* 3 Night Exclusive use and more - R119 840.00 per night

Terms & Conditions Applicable to Promotions:

* Fly Promotions - Only apply to full paying adult rates & flight cancellation fees apply as per Fedair Terms & Conditions if confirmed bookings are cancelled

* 4 Night Promotions only applies on full paying adult rates

* Promotions packages can not be used inconjuction with any other promotions packages

* Promotions can not be used inconjuction with child rates

Rates quoted are:

* Per Person Per night sharing or single as stated

* Inclusive of all meals, teas, coffees, game drives, bush walks, local beverages, house wines, laundry, internet, entrance fees, landing fees, levies and transfers to and from Madikwe Airstrip

* Rates quoted in South African Rands (ZAR)

* Subject to change without prior notice

* Insclusive of 15% VAT (Subject to change)

Rates quoted exclused:

* Health therapy treatments

* Vintage & Imported wines & Premium label spirits

* Cigars* Telephon calls

* Curio Purchases

* Transfers

* Conversation levy 

Rates quoted exclused:

*  Health therapy treatments

*  Vintage & Imported wines & Premium label spirits

*  Cigars

*  Telephon calls

*  Curio Purchases

*  Transfers

*  Conversation levy 

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Luxury Suites - Five luxury suites have been designed in harmony with the natural surroundings. Savour your very own slice of Africa in sophisticated comfort surrounded by original artworks and handcrafted mahogany furnishings.
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Luxury Suites - Five luxury suites have been designed in harmony with the natural surroundings. Savour your very own slice of Africa in sophisticated comfort surrounded by original artworks and handcrafted mahogany furnishings.
Max people: 10
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Luxury Suites Exclusive Use - Five luxury suites have been designed in harmony with the natural surroundings. Savour your very own slice of Africa in sophisticated comfort surrounded by original artworks and handcrafted mahogany furnishings.
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Luxury Suites Double - Five luxury suites have been designed in harmony with the natural surroundings. Savour your very own slice of Africa in sophisticated comfort surrounded by original artworks and handcrafted mahogany furnishings.
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Luxury Suites Double - Five luxury suites have been designed in harmony with the natural surroundings. Savour your very own slice of Africa in sophisticated comfort surrounded by original artworks and handcrafted mahogany furnishings.
Max people: 10
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Luxury Suites Double - Five luxury suites have been designed in harmony with the natural surroundings. Savour your very own slice of Africa in sophisticated comfort surrounded by original artworks and handcrafted mahogany furnishings.
Max people: 10
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Luxury Suites Double - Five luxury suites have been designed in harmony with the natural surroundings. Savour your very own slice of Africa in sophisticated comfort surrounded by original artworks and handcrafted mahogany furnishings.
Max people: 10
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Luxury Suites Double - Five luxury suites have been designed in harmony with the natural surroundings. Savour your very own slice of Africa in sophisticated comfort surrounded by original artworks and handcrafted mahogany furnishings.
Max people: 10
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Luxury Suites - Five luxury suites have been designed in harmony with the natural surroundings. Savour your very own slice of Africa in sophisticated comfort surrounded by original artworks and handcrafted mahogany furnishings.
Max people: 10
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Tariff name Resource/property type Min people Max people Valid from Valid til   Minimum days Maximum days
2 pax Luxury Suites Double 1 100 Friday, 15 September 2017 Monday, 31 December 2018 R25 360.00  Per night 1 100
5 Suites Luxury Suites Exclusive Use 1 100 Friday, 15 September 2017 Monday, 31 December 2018 R133 155.00  Per night 1 100
Single Luxury Suites 1 100 Friday, 15 September 2017 Monday, 31 December 2018 R15 845.00  Per night 1 100

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