Madikwe Hills

Madikwe Hills location

Madikwe HillsMadikwe Hills Private Game Lodge  is located on a hill within the 75 000 hectares of the malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve, in the North West Province of South Africa. Ingeniously located amongst huge boulders and age-old Tamboti trees, the private game lodge offers visitors the most amazing South African safari adventure, where you will be enchanted by a world of intrigue and majestic beauty. For more information on the game reserve itself,   CLICK HERE.

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Madikwe Hills Luxury Accommodation

Madikwe Hills can accommodate 24 guests in total: 20 in the 10 suites at the Main Lodge  and 4 in a private camp, known as Little Madikwe Hills.
Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge is rated a 5 Star tourist destination by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa for exceptional quality and luxurious accommodation and was nominated as Africa’s Leading Safari in 2005 by World Travel Awards. So, these things  in themselves actually say what one can expect going there – and believe me – you will not be disappointed.

Madikwe Hills Main Lodge

Madikwe HillsAt the Main Lodge ten ultra-luxurious glass-fronted suites complete with their own deck and private plunge pools offer absolute privacy and majestic views. Each suite has been designed for complete relaxation and comfort, with fireplaces and under-floor heating for the winter months, and  overhead fans and air-conditioning for summer. Africa’s ambiance is constituted by soft sofas, cotton picot linen and  “Afrochic” décor, which  integrates natural elements with colours. Add to this outside showers, romantic bathrooms and concertina glass doors –  everything is aimed at  contributing towards your total experience of the African bush environment in complete luxury.
The Main Lodge does not accommodate children under the age of ten years.

Little Madikwe Hills

Madikwe HillsSeparate from Madikwe Hills Main Lodge is the ultimate in luxury and privacy, a two bedroom suite, Little Madikwe Hills. Two additional standard suites can also be reserved to form a completely private camp, which accommodates up to eight guests.
In addition to all the luxuries of the main lodge, at Little Madikwe Hills you have your own personal butler, private landrover and dedicated game ranger, personal chef with a state-of-the-art gourmet kitchen to his/her disposal, an entertainment centre and a personal child minder (if needed). It also has one large swimming pool and also offers extended amenities to groups of guests wanting to truly get away from it all.
In addition to all these thing you are entitled to set your own meal and game drive times, making this the ideal exclusive family escape.
Little Madikwe Hills’ reception room is also equipped with a satellite TV, and DVD collection (handy for children).
Corporate groups: The secluded environment and outstanding service is also an ideal retreat for corporate groups, who will also have access to internet and presentation facilities. It will be a tough assignment to find another place in South Africa where groups can be accommodated in such privacy and luxury, whilst being able to experience some of Southern Africa’s best viewing of the Big 5, Wild Dog, cheetah  and the rest of the 66 mammals, as well as 350+ different bird species at their leisure.
Wedding venue: Little Madikwe Hills is also available for private and exclusive weddings for guests of up to eight people.

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Madikwe Hills Central area

Madikwe HillsAlong with a warm and friendly atmosphere, Madikwe Hills offers the highest standard of service, ensuring that each guests’ needs are satisfied during their stay. From the threshold of majestic, age-old East African doors, you will immediately feel the cool breeze emanating throughout our central area.  There’s a bar as well and the lounge is stocked with beautiful books. There’s also a library in the main area. It is filled with a collection of fictional and non-fictional books. There is also an internet connection in the library, available 24 hours and a television. A Curio shop stocked with  African memorabilia and an assortment of beautiful safari gear, which include winter gear and fleece scarves, hats and gloves, perfect for your evening game drives.
Dinners are served in the dining room with three mahogany tables and beautiful artworks on the walls and cutlery and crockery fit for a king. Fine cuisine is accompanied by superb local and international wines from the wine cellar next to the dining room.
The main deck overlooks the waterhole is the perfect place to while away the day under a cool umbrella. The main swimming pool offers a cool respite from the harsh African afternoon sun, and is a great way to relax with a cocktail.

Madikwe Hills Boma

Madikwe Hills BomaOur unique, rustic boma offers the traditional and elegant atmosphere of dining under African stars on warm summer and winter nights. On arrival at the boma, you will be welcomed by the Madikwe Hills team with a refreshing drink and an inviting snack, before heading for your beautifully created table to begin your meal. Your table is lit with candles and rustic hurricane lamps. Copper paraffin lamps truly complement the crackling fire in the centre of the boma. After the starters you will be treated to a traditional fare of South African cuisine for your main course. You will be invited to sample various dishes from fish or game, to sautéed vegetables on the fire, all cooked before you with a truly African inspiration. End off the evening with a sumptuous dessert.

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Madikwe Hills Wellness treatments

Madikwe Hills wellness treatmentThe wellness treatment at Madikwe Hills is based on a fusion of ancient healing traditions, philosophies and rituals from Africa.
A wide array of treatments are available:
The “Ntshafatsa” Body Balance Massage, which  involves the following: Detox “Ntshafatsa” Body Balance (Mongongo Nut Oil)
Relaxing “Ntshafatsa” Body Balance (Marula Oil) and Hydration “Ntshafatsa” Body Balance (Kalahari Melon Oil).
The following treatments are also available:
Full body exfoliation based on African healing remedies (like Kalahari melon) + holistic “Inkaba” massage, body wrap, facial renewal and scalp massage, nourishing facials, Hot Stone Massage, luxurious hand & feet rituals (which include traditional and French manicure and pedicure).
The gymnasium comes fully equipped.

Madikwe Hills Cuisine

Head Chef, Lara Whyte, is an expert in “fusion food”, incorporating the finest in African ingredients and decadent flavours. She is assisted by Marita, who has perfected the art of combining freshness with flavour and turning simple ingredients into cuisine of great visual appeal with every plate that makes its way from the kitchen.
Traditional Full English and Continental breakfasts are served on the main deck.  Lunches under shady umbrellas on the main deck. Marita and her team have kept a careful balance between old and new, but have stuck to the basics of simplicity, authenticity and freshness, reviving old classics into ‘food with soul.’
Dinners at Madikwe Hills are without compromise, ensuring that style and substance is main priority. No two dinners will be the same at Madikwe Hills, from dining under the stars in our traditional boma to fine silver service dinners in our dining room, or next to the fire on the main deck.
 A private dinner on the deck of your suite is offered to couples wanting to spend time together in privacy.

Activities organized by Madikwe Hills

Madikwe Hills Game drive Madikwe Hills Game Drives and safari walks
In addition to viewing game from the privacy of your suite deck or at the waterhole from the main lodge deck, you will have lots of opportunities on game drives and safari walks. Your knowledgeable and professional ranger conducts early morning and late afternoon / evening game drives in open Landrovers, fully adapted for safe and comfortable game viewing.

Madikwe Hills Kiddies Club
Madikwe Hills are catering for kids in a big way with their “Kiddies Club”. This includes the following:
It all starts by receiving a Madikwe Hills lucky packet on arrival at the lodge with lots of surprises inside. During their stay the following activities will be part of their experience: Face painting, face mask, clay modelling class , bug finding, learning about trees, treasure hunt, animal dung investigation to determine to which animal it belongs and marshmallow braai and movie night.
 In the Kiddies Club Competition they tell  all about their experience at Madikwe Hills and stand a chance to have it posted onto the website for other kids to read and • they receive a Big 5 Certificate on their departure for successfully completing the Big 5 experience in the Madikwe Game Reserve.

Madikwe Hills as Wedding Venue

Madikwe Hills wedding venueSmall intimate weddings from two up to twenty-four guests are catered for at Madikwe Hills. A number of wedding specials are on offer for 2011. For more detail,  CLICK HERE.

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