Johannesburg & Madikwe
Intercontinental O.R. Tambo (Johannesburg)
South Africa’s only luxury airport hotel is situated within walking distance from the terminals at OR Tambo International Airport. Uniquely positioned to meet the needs of discerning business and leisure travellers requiring the ultimate comfort and personalised service.
Set in the Renaissance charm of Nelson Mandela Square, this flagship hotel offers you service and quality only available in the finest hotel around the world. The Michelangelo Health and Fitness centre provides for good workouts while the heated, covered indoor pool with grassed sundeck and steam bath, allows for a revitalizing break.
The Saxon (Johannesburg)
The all-suite hotel is set in six acres of lush landscaped gardens and one of the design themes is the extensive use of water. Suites incorporate a strong element of African art, latticed shutters covering large bay windows, looking onto the tranquil gardens or pool area.
Etali Safari Lodge
Out of the heart of the spectacular Madikwe Game Reserve, embraced by pristine bushveld nurtured by Mother Africa’s rich red soil, Etali Safari Lodge rises to meet you with lavish hospitality. Built in harmony with nature under the vibrant African sun, Etali is an exclusive, intimate haven, where body and soul are rejuvenated in surroundings created by people who understand luxury. Etali, meaning “a new beginning” respects the privacy of guests while offering impeccable personal attention.
Our core philosophy of natural health is based on holism and incorporates healing and rejuvenating body, mind and spirit. Etali’s state-of the-art Wellness Centre is a unique concept that allows you to discover how fantastically good you really can feel.
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. The utter dedication and passion of the team at Madikwe Hills ensures that every guest departs with a memory of an African safari never to be forgotten.
Madikwe Safari Lodge
Built on a gentle slope nestled between two rolling hills, overlooking rich, game-filled plains, Madikwe Safari Lodge is perfectly situated, with a view of the Dwarsberg Hills in the distance, as well as the nearby Marico River. There are three intimate camps, decorated in a simple yet sophisticated style, with comfortable sitting areas and romantic circular fireplaces. As well as the Big Five, Madikwe offers the opportunity to view the rare and endangered Wild Dog which is on most guests’ “tick” list.
Mateya Safari Lodge
The lodge accommodates 10 guests in 5 individually designed air-conditioned luxury suites, beautifully blended with their natural surroundings. As you enter the lounge of Mateya Lodge through ancient hand crafted doors salvaged from Zanzibar, you will realize that in no other setting could such tasteful comfort be enjoyed within the ambience of such natural beauty.
Each suite offers en-suite bathrooms with an open air shower and a private pool deck. Guests can enjoy the luxury of total privacy, savouring the wonderful sights and sounds of their own secluded slice of Africa.
Accompanied by experienced rangers and trackers, guests venture on game drives in custom-built 4×4 vehicles, or track on guided walking safaris through the reserve. Each adventure will be planned around guests’ specific interests, with a maximum of four guests per vehicle. This ensures the fulfilment of their ideal safari ex perience. Mateya game drives are the culmination to a luxuriously rare and unforgettable safari experience. In the wild of the African bush the mind is inspired, the body revived and the soul comes to life. Alternatively you can enjoy the freedom of the African bush by slipping into the cool depths of your own swimming pool.
Tau Game Lodge
Tau Game Lodge is a South African luxury safari lodge situated in malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve, the 4th largest game reserve in the country. 27 major species of game, including the Big 5, roam this South African Reserve. The lodge overlooks a vast natural waterhole, which attracts a variety of game, as does the diverse vegetation that thrives in the fertile topsoil.