South African Lodges

Mateya Safari Lodge

Address
Madikwe Game Reserve
North West
South Africa
Rating
Lodge Type
Spa
R14920.00SINGLE RATE
FOR TODAY

The five-star lodge is in the Madikwe Reserve in the Northern part of South Africa on the border with Botswana. This game abundant game reserve is characterised by its extensive plains which slope towards the East towards the Marico Valley. The Mateya Safari Lodge at the foot of Dwarsberg Mountain Range which forms the southern boundary of the game reserve and the Tweedepoort Escarpment creates the dividing line between the reserve's north and south sections, rising to 1328m at Tshwane-Tshwane.

The Mateya reception is beautifully decorated with original artworks and leads out onto a deck from where stunning views of the game reserve and surrounding mountain can be enjoyed. Full Internet and email facilities are available in the business centre of the Lodge. For guests who are inclined to a healthy dose of physical exertion, the cardiovascular gym provides all the necessary equipment one requires to satisfy the needs of a workout routine.

The lodge consists of 5 unique luxury air-conditioned suites. Each suite is matching with its natural surroundings and offers spectacular views of the waterhole and plains. Guests can enjoy a balance of sophistication and comfort, in total privacy and harmony with nature.

Indeed, the original African artworks which can be found in each suite seem to reflect the atmosphere of the reserve & a beautiful, vital, and untamed stretch of the Bush. 

Lying under the shade of the tree, or immersing in the fresh water of one's rim-flow swimming pool, each feature of the suite provides total privacy and comfort. The en-suite bathroom is completed with an isolated open-air shower inviting you to luxuriate in a beautiful setting that is designed to satisfy guests' ultimate enjoyment.

Dining

Only the finest homegrown ingredients are used to prepare the meals served, ready to delight the palate with a harmony of flavours and textures right to the African spirit. For an exciting culinary experience, guests are invited to submerge themselves in the glory of the African night skies as one dine beneath the stars while the roar of an open-air fire core ensures your comfort. The wine cellar at the is also available for private dining, offering a more distinctly elegant setting. And for a spectacular view of the plains, both the glass-walled main dining room and lounge deck afford uninterrupted panoramas of the reserve.

Wellness Center & Health & Beauty Spa

Guests staying here can be treated to a full range of pleasurable and rejuvenating body treatments by a dedicated health therapist in the Health & Beauty Spa. One can enjoy a relaxing moment in the warm bubbles of the luxurious Jacuzzi at the wellness center. Amongst other spa treatments, guests can experience massage therapies, hot stone therapies, aromatherapies, African head massages, manicures, as well as pedicures.

Game Drives & Safaris

Experienced game rangers and trackers took guests on the exciting and adventurous game drives and guided walking safaris. Experts on the inherent intricacies of the Reserve, they reveal a world rich in ecological and cultural history.

Guests to the lodge have assured the thrill of encountering the Super 7 - Buffalo, Cheetah, Elephant, Leopard, Lion, Rhino (Black and White) and Wild Dog, in addition to which, the Reserve boasts among the best array of plains game on the continent and over 352 species of birds. Each safari excursion is planned around guests' particular interests, thereby ensuring guests to enjoy the full value of fulfilling their ideal safari experience.

Getting There

Mateya & Madikwe Reserve is a mere three and a half hours drive from Johannesburg and 122 km from the Sun City Resort. The Game Reserve features its private airstrip, and regular flights from Johannesburg make it readily available for guests. Arrangements can be made for direct chartered flights, landing at the Reserve airstrip, which is a short 11-minute drive from the main lodge.

Below detailed information about the Mateya Safari Lodge is available.
For any queries regarding this hotel, you are welcome to contact us.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Fireplace
  • Housekeeping
  • Outside Shower
  • Private plunge pool
  • Viewing Deck

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Dining at the Mateya Safari Lodge

Only the finest homegrown ingredients are used to prepare the meals served at Mateya Safari Lodge. A harmony of flavours and textures are offered in the meals which are faithful to the African spirit.

For an exciting culinary experience, guests are invited to submerge themselves in the glory of the African night skies as one dines beneath the stars while the roar of an outer fire core ensures your comfort.

The wine cellar at the Mateya Safari Lodge is also available for private dining, offering a more distinctly elegant setting. And for a spectacular view of the plains, both the glass-walled main dining room and lounge deck afford uninterrupted panoramic views of the reserve.

Spa Facilities

The Wellness Centre at Mateya Safari Lodge offers guests a variety of treatment options in the heart of the African wilderness. The products used at the spa contain no mineral oils or artificial colours but instead are comprised of natural products.

Spa treatments include:

  • Facials
  • Eyelash and brow tinting
  • Facial waxing
  • Massages
  • Hot stone therapy
  • Aromatherapy
  • Hand and feet treatments
  • Reflexology

Wildlife activities

Experienced game rangers and trackers led the game drives and guided walking safaris. The game drives are conducted in custom designed 4x4 vehicles and can take a maximum of 4 people per drive, ensuring a personal experience. The vehicles are equipped with day and night vision binoculars, pouches for jackets and equipment, shade cover and side flaps for protection from the elements, warm blankets and flasks. Bush walks give guests the opportunity to view wildlife close up while examining the delicate eco-system. Rangers will also provide insight into the ancient bushmen art of tracking on the bush walks.

Gym

A well-equipped cardiovascular gym is available at the Wellness Centre at Mateya for guests to make use of.

Spa treatments

The Wellness Centre at Mateya Safari Lodge offers a variety of treatment options using natural products that contain no mineral oils or artificial colours.

Spa treatments include:

  • Facials
  • Eyelash and brow tinting
  • Facial waxing
  • Massages
  • Hot stone therapy
  • Aromatherapy
  • Hand and feet treatments
  • Reflexology

Mateya Safari Lodge Bush Boardroom

The Mateya Safari Lodge Bush Boardroom is set in the African bush. Full WiFi and email facilities are available in the boardroom.

  • Art gallery
  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Boma
  • Curio Shop
  • Library
  • Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Viewing deck
  • Wellness centre
  • Wine cellar

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • Airport transfers
  • Concierge services
  • Game drive safaris
  • Housekeeping service
  • Tours & Transfers on Request
  • Wake-up call
  • Walking safaris
Social Responsibility
  • The local villages that surround the Mateya Safari Lodge have high levels of unemployment. To ensure that the communities benefit from the reserve, most of the staff that work at Mateya is employment from these local communities.

    Training is provided in all areas of hospitality for this personnel while contractors that work at the hotel are also from the local communities. Mateya Safari Lodge has also sponsored the building of a creche and school within the nearby Molatedi Village.

Available Rooms

Chalet

# Rooms:
5

The Mateya Safari 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.

The original African artworks that can be found in each suite seem to reflect the atmosphere of the Madikwe Reserve - a beautiful, vital, and untamed stretch of the Bush. Lying under the shade of the whole window sala, or immersing in the fresh water of one's rim-flow swimming pool, each and every feature of the suite provides total privacy and comfort.

The en-suite bathroom has a secluded open-air shower inviting you to luxuriate in a delightful setting that is designed to satisfy guests' ultimate enjoyment.

Single Room R14920
Double Room R23870

Mateya Safari Lodge Specials

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2017-12-03

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2017-08-19

I really enjoyed the uninterrupted views of the waterhole and plains at Mateya Safari, I also enjoyed a pleasurable and rejuvenating body treatment. Had a great time & will definately return.

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2017-06-04

I really enjoyed the stunning views at Mateya, the artwork in the reception was beautiful and I had a great Game Drive as I am a bush lover.

GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -24.735421

Longitude: 26.348499

Directions

1. Take the N1/N4 from Johannesburg towards Zeerust
2. In Zeerust turn right at the First National Bank
3. Turn right into the Madikwe Game Reserve at the Abjaterskop Gate
4. Follow the main road for 11km until you reach a T-junction
5. Turn left and drive for a further 2km
6. Turn left following the Derdepoort signs
7. After 12km you will reach a 4-way intersection, turn left here
8. After 1km turn left to Mateya Safari Lodge

Parking

On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

5 Star

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