The Mabula Villa

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The Villa nestles in the scenic and malaria-free Mabula Reserve within the Waterberg region of South Africa's Limpopo Province. This luxurious five-star safari destination is an ideal accommodation option for small and private groups of close friends or family who wish to enjoy an exclusive safari getaway with the freedom and independence to set their personal safari experience.

Thrilling activities await the visitors such as safari drives, walking safaris as well as horse riding, quad bike safaris and hot air balloon safaris. Being home to the big five, the Reserve provides travellers with an excellent opportunity to view the magnificent wildlife at its best. The Villa is booked on an exclusive basis meaning that guests reserve the entire villa for themselves during their stay making for a perfect, private bush retreat.

Mabula Villa features six well-appointed rooms with en-suite bathrooms and air conditioning, guests staying can enjoy having their private chef, butler, housekeeper, Villa Manager and a guide and vehicle offering two safari drives a day. The Villa can accommodate a maximum of 10 guests.

Mabula Villa features:

  • Six luxurious bedrooms
  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Communal lounge
  • Bathtubs and showers
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Air conditioning
  • A TV with DStv.

While guests have their own facilities, including a fully stocked bar, barbecue and full satellite TV bouquet, they also have full access to Mabula Game Lodge’s facilities. Guests can also request in-Villa spa treatments ranging from pedicures to massages. A curio shop is available at the main lodge and guests are welcome to enjoy the most relaxing spa treatments at the Health and Beauty Spa.

  • Curio shop
  • Mabula spa
  • Whisky bar, The Pool Bar and the Lounge Bar
  • Wireless Internet
  • Mvubu Deck and Main Restaurant,
  • Ndlovu Boma
  • The Fig Tree (group dining experience)
  • Swimming pool and tennis court
  • Helicopter transfers and transfers to and from OR Tambo Airport
  • Private air charters and a private airstrip
  • Wild Play Zone and Children’s programme involving activities to cater for all ages during school holidays, children’s games room as well as babysitting facilities


Guests enjoy having their own, private chef making for an unforgettable dining affair. The meal options which are available include delicious plated meals, light lunches, children’s meals and a private traditional African Boma dinner which is served weather permitting. Guests may enjoy additional activities which are on offer such as thrilling horse rides, exciting quad bike safaris, relaxing spa treatments as well as archery.

Activities available on request:

  • Horseback riding
  • Quad bike safaris
  • Guided Walking Tours
  • Nigth drives
  • Star-gazing
  • Hot air balloon safaris
  • Archery
  • Nomadic Spa treatments at the Villa by the Spa therapists.

As guests who stay at the Villa have their game ranger, the safaris are available at leisure at any time during the day. The guests can set departure times and may decide the duration of the safari drives. The malaria-free Mabula Game Reserve is home to a vast wildlife population including the "Big Five" (lion, leopard, rhino, buffalo and elephant) Besides safari drives which can also be enjoyed during the evening/night; guests may also request an exciting walking safari through the reserve.

Set in the private game reserve of the Limpopo Province, South Africa, the exclusive Villa in the Waterberg can be reached by car from Johannesburg within about two and a half hours.

  • 47 km from Bela Bela
  • 153 km from Pretoria
  • 192 km from OR Tambo International Airport
  • 212 km from Johannesburg (Approximately 2 ½ hours).


  • Air Conditioning
  • Butler service
  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Satellite TV
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Viewing Deck
  • Writing desk

Facilities Available at The Mabula Villa

  • Boma
  • Curio Shop
  • Helipad
  • Lounge
  • Parking
  • Spa
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis court
  • Wellness centre

More Information on The Mabula Villa

FAQs about The Mabula Villa
What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at The Mabula Villa are:

•  Cape Town Reservations +27 (0) 21 794 9050
•  Durban Reservations: +27 (0) 31 941 5945
•  Johannesburg Reservations: +27 (0) 10 446 8045.

Alternatively, you can check availability and book online by clicking here.

Where about is The Mabula Villa located?
The Mabula Villa is located at the following location / address: Mabula Private Game Reserve, Waterberg.