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Address: 96 Makhato Bush Lodge, Sondela Nature Reserve, Bela-Bela, Limpopo, South Africa
Contact : Yolandi van der Bijl
Cell : +27-82-7862992

Bela-Bela Accommodation

96 Makhato Bush Lodge - Self Catering Accommodation in Bela-Bela

96 Makhato Bush Lodge is situated on Sondela Nature Reserve in Limpopo Province. 10 km from Bela- Bela and only one hours drive on the N1 going north, from Pretoria.

96 Makhato Bush Lodge is a beautiful, privately owned lodge ensuring a peaceful getaway from the hussle and bussle.

Stunning views of the bush and animals like Wildebeest, Kudu, Giraffe and Zebra, just to name a few and Nyala who will eat out of your hands.


  • 6 Sleeper lodge – 3 Bedrooms (1 room with queen size bed and 2 with 2 single beds each)
  • All bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms with showers
  • Wall heaters and ceiling fans in each room
  • Aircon in TV room
  • Boma with a fire pit and a thatched lapa with a built-in braai, 8 seater table and chairs, sink and drinks fridge
  • Upstairs entertainment area with a huge wooden table and chairs over-looking the bush. Canvas sails that can be pulled down if weather comes up.
  • 2 Flat screen TV's with Hotel Bouquet Dstv. One TV is upstairs in TV Room and the other is downstairs in the Dining Room area
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Optional daily cleaning services
  • Backup battery system for lights and TV in the case of power outages
  • Front loader washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Tumble Drier
  • Microwave
  • Oven and Hob
  • Undercover parking for 2 cars and trailers
  • All linen provided except swimming towels


  • Sondela is very Family Friendly and run programs for adults and children to participate in . More info and booking can be done by phoning 014-736-8800
  • Wildlife Centre - Rehabilitation Centre of Rescue animals - can be booked by phoning 014-736-8800
  • Farmyard - Children can ride horses, go for rides in a donkey cart, milk cows and feed goats
  • Adventure Centre - offering target shooting and Quad Bike rides
  • Beauty Salon - Spa baths available, Body Massages and Pedicures - Book by phoning 014-736-8894
  • 4 x 4 Activities, Game Drives, Horse Riding, Many swimming pools - Heated and cool
  • Cycling is big at Sondela. Bring your bikes and ride the courses
  • air conditioning in lounge
  • bar fridge
  • braai / barbecue - onsite
  • ceiling fans
  • childrens swimming pool
  • cycling trails
  • dishwasher onsite
  • DSTV in unit
  • electronic safe
  • electronic safe (some units)
  • fireplace
  • game drives onsite
  • games
  • generator
  • horse riding onsite
  • kitchen (fully equipped)
  • linen & towels provided
  • live entertainment onsite
  • lock-up safe
  • microwave in unit
  • nature trail (less than 2km)
  • nature trail onsite
  • outdoor pool
  • parking all onsite
  • private airfield (less than 15km)
  • private entrance
  • remote security
  • restaurant (less than 5km)
  • restaurant onsite
  • serviced
  • spa facilities
  • target shooting
  • tea / coffee making facilities
  • television in communal area
  • tennis
  • tennis court (less than 5km)
  • tennis court onsite
  • tumble dryer in unit
  • tumble dryer onsite
  • washing machine in unit
  • washing machine onsite

  • Payment Methods
  • EFT / Bank Transfer EFT / Bank Transfer
  • Languages Spoken At Establishment
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Bed Configuration
  • Makhato 96 (Sleeps 6) x 1
    • Room 1 - twin
    • Room 2 - queen
    • Room 3 - twin
  • Special Categories
  • Conference Venue Accommodationdetails
    Accommodates how many people?
    Capacity : 6

    The following apply
    Exclusive / preferred service providers on call
    Restroom accessible
    Kitchen accessible
    Audio – visual equipment (request details)
    Food / beverage facilities for catering purposes
    Crockery and cutlery available for hire
    Catering done in-house
    Designated parking area
    Sufficient parking space
    Fully staffed (cleaning, servers etc.)
    Internet connection
    Wireless internet connection
    Air conditioning
    Good lighting that can be operated independently
    Liquor license
    Bar on-site
    A purpose-built and dedicated back entrance available for equipment loading and offloading
    Wheelchair friendly
    A specified area for coaches and buses to stop to allow delegates and guests to embark and disembark safely
    Dedicated storage space that can safely store event materials and equipment overnight
    Individual lockable storage available for storage of more valuable items
  • Guest Farm Accommodationdetails
    Is your establishment on a working farm?
  • Quad/4x4/Bike Trails Accommodationdetails
    The following apply
    Bring your own bicycle
    Bicycles to hire
    Bicycle set trails
    Bicycle - free to explore
    Bring your own quad bike
    Quad bikes to hire
    Quad bike set trails
    Quad bikes – free to explore
    Bring your own off-road motorcycle
    Off-road motorcycles to hire
    Off-road motorcycle set trails
    Off-road motorcycle – free to explore
    4x4 vehicle set trails
    4x4 vehicle – free to explore
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