South African Lodges

Sabella Private Retreat

Address
Bosveldparadys
District Marble Hall
Limpopo Province
South Africa
Rating
Lodge Type
Malaria Free

The Sabella Private Retreat is about 230 kilometres northeast of Johannesburg in the Marble Hall region of South Africa's Limpopo Province. Featuring only six suites all of which are beautifully decorated and self-contained, guests are ensured a tranquil and private getaway during their stay in this beautiful reserve.

The farm dam styled 15m lap swimming pool, the challenging mountain bike - and running/walking trails as well as the golf course offer for great outdoor activities. On an elevated edge of a natural basin, the country lodge affords magnificent views of the Springbok Flats while providing unforgettable sunsets and amazing African landscape scenes.

This malaria-free reserve is home not only to a great variety of birds and non-predatory game but also to many other fascinating creatures, which include nyalas, sables, gemsbok and more.

This luxurious country retreat features six well-appointed, self-contained Private Suites. Being able to accommodate a maximum of 14 guests ensures privacy in the most beautiful natural setting. The suites provide a glass front, allowing for the outside to come into the rooms. Each suite provides a private patio and offers nice views of the African bushveld.

Suite features:

  • Air-conditioning
  • Private decks
  • Comfortable beds
  • En-suite bathrooms.

Facilities

The outdoor, lap swimming pool offers not only refreshment in the warm afternoon sunshine but also provides a good way to keep up the exercise routine. The delicious dinners at the lodge are enjoyed with fine wines from the exclusive South African wine collection. A unique experience is provided by the waterfalls showers in the private suites making for an unforgettable stay.

Facilities:

  • Six beautifully decorated suites with private decks
  • 15-meter long outdoor lap swimming pool
  • South African wine collection
  • Well stocked self-service bar
  • Unique waterfall showers
  • Private lounge and dining room
  • Gourmet kitchen (personal chef team to set own meal times)
  • Private game vehicle (with a ranger to establish the pace of your safari)
  • Individual host
  • Satellite TV & DVD and music collection
  • Small library
  • Wi-Fi.

Culinary Delights

Guests enjoy the most delicious meals during a stay at Sabella. The lodge often invites special food experts to ensure unique and mouth-watering dishes are served. A lot of emphases is placed on seasonal produced by local farmers.

Meals are prepared on open fires and gas barbeques which make for a great experience. Visitors are provided with the opportunity to participate and debone a leg of lamb or chicken as well as to smoke own cuts of meat while enjoying paired, delicious wines in the back garden.

For an unforgettable, traditional dining experience, guests may participate in an outdoor Boma Dinner. Upon return from the exciting safari drive in the evening, guests may dine in a candle and fire lit "dining room" under the bright, African skies where a feast of delightful cuisine awaits.

Activities

During the safari drives, participants have the opportunity to encounter a leopard on the hunt, wildebeest and Zebra together on the open planes of the reserve, giraffes and their babies, or Kudu chewing on leaves. The walking safaris allow guests to discover the smaller, fascinating creatures of the bushveld. One can come across the beautifully marked Leopard Tortoise, watch the Rhino Beetle and admire the beautiful Lilac Breasted Roller.

The challenging mountain bike trail features ups and downs, rocks and sand to give mountain bikes an extreme challenge to look forward to. Three mountain bike trails cover both double track and single track over an area which is ideal for biking and trail running.

Being home to more than 350 species of African birds, which include rare sightings of the uncommon yellow Crimson-breasted Shrike, this reserve is a paradise for bird watching enthusiasts. While on safari drives as well as bush walks, Sabella's guides will point these out.

Activities:

  • Safari drives
  • Walking safaris
  • Mountain biking and trail running
  • Boma dinners
  • Golf on the Sabella Golf Course (36-par / 9-hole)
  • Wildlife photography
  • Birding Safaris.

Below detailed information about the Sabella Private Retreat is available.
For any queries regarding this hotel, you are welcome to contact us.

  • Double bed
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Terrace
  • Viewing Deck

Activities
  • Game drives
  • Walking safaris
  • Mountain biking and trail running
  • Boma dinners
  • Golf at Sabella
  • Wildlife photography
  • Birding Safaris.

  • Boma
  • Garden
  • Golf course
  • Hiking trails
  • Hotel Bar
  • Lounge
  • Outdoor patio
  • Parking
  • Private guest library/ lounge
  • Swimming Pool
  • Viewing deck

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 11:00
General Services
  • Airport transfers
  • Butler service
  • Concierge services
  • Safari drives
  • Secure parking
  • Tours & Transfers on Request
  • Walking safaris
Children Policy
  • Children of all ages are welcome.  Families travelling with kids can be accommodated in the Family Luxury Suite.

Available Rooms

Luxury King Room

# Rooms:
6

Featuring only a total of six suites ensures that guests enjoy a most tranquil and personal getaway experience during their stay.  The beautifully decorated, self-contained suites offer a glass front, allowing guests to enjoy the nice views of the surrounding African bushveld.  

Suite features:

  • Air-conditioning
  • Private decks
  • King beds
  • En-suite bathrooms.

Sabella Private Retreat Specials

There are currently no specials for the Sabella Private Retreat.
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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -24.828449

Longitude: 29.359719

Parking

On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

5 Star

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