Discover the magnificent delights of Sondela Nature Reserve located in Bela-Bela, Limpopo which is based in the northern province of South Africa.
A wide choice of accommodation is on offer at Sondela Nature Reserve from their Makhato Lodges with high, thatched roofs and spacious rooms providing an African atmosphere or stay in a modern two-bedroom chalet providing all the comforts you would expect from a 4-star resort. Should you be looking for luxury accommodation then the 5-star Country House is highly recommended providing a butler service and each lodge has unique décor and offers the highest quality furnishings and facilities including access to your own private lawn lined with 200-year old trees and views of the fields of the nature reserve.
Sondela Nature Reserve is a highly recommended, private game reserve offering so much entertainment for the whole family or a romantic setting for newly-weds. Whatever the occasion, this place is the perfect destination to experience the ultimate outdoor life from guided game drives or have close contact with rhinos or large cats in the animal and wildlife centre or for those looking for an inspiring adventure then a guided bush expedition by quad bike or horseback to view the awesome African animals within their own inhabitant will be an unforgettable memory. As for the children, the resort provides excellent entertainment for all age groups which encourages the youngsters to learn about animal behaviour and get involved with the daily feeding and cleaning. The kids will love the close encounters they make with the animals and when it is time to go home they will have an abundance of knowledge to boast to their friends.
Your time spent at Sondela Nature Reserve is not all about hiking off into the bush to spot a graceful giraffe or lazy lion but also to relax around the pool, enjoy the sunset in the superb gardens of Piccinin’s Bistro and Bar or treat yourself to a variety of beauty spa treatments by the highly trained therapists.
The resort is nestled within the 4800-hectare reserve but in close reach to the N1 motorway to drive 10 km to visit the town of Bela-Bela to rejuvenate in their famous hot spring baths, another hour drive you can spend your day in the city of Pretoria to explore the old town houses or street cafes and restaurants, alternatively a visit to Johannesburg is approximately one and half hour away. It is essential to book a jeep/car, however, a perfect way to experience the beauty of South Africa.
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