Tented suites with a contemporary twist
The Marataba private concession is in the heart of Limpopo's Marakele National Park in South Africa. This area is characterized by a dramatic landscape encompassing vast plains, dense bushveld, winding rivers, deep gorges and majestic mountains. Guests visiting Marakele have the unique opportunity to view Africa's Big Five and a multitude of other animal species including rare antelope such as roan, sable and mountain reedbuck. This malaria-free wilderness is also home to the world's largest breeding colony of the endangered Cape Vulture. Birdlife within the Marakele park is prolific with more than 400 species having been recorded, a veritable birder's Eden.
The luxurious Marataba Game Lodge features exclusive tented suites all of which are saturated with the sights, sounds and smells of the African wilderness. These tented guest rooms are an intriguing mix of canvas and stone, exquisitely furnished and decorated. En-suite stone bathrooms provide shower and bath as well as his and hers basins and a dressing room are the epitome of bushveld opulence.The 12-tented suites at the Marataba Lodge each have their own private deck overlooking the sweeping plains and meandering river below. Other room facilities at Marataba include an outside shower, ceiling fan and in-house communication.
Activities are varied with morning and afternoon game activities, drives, walks and educational visits to the Endangered Species Breeding projects. There are also rock pools which one can enjoy a swim in. The lodge is also child friendly and is an excellent place for a family to visit because of the many things one can do which are suitable to all ages.
Why we like it
- Dramatic Waterberg landscape
- Malaria free
- Luxurious lodge
- Excellent game & variety
- Varied activities