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!
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.