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 hustle and bustle.

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
  • cycling trails
  • fireplace
  • game drives onsite
  • generator
  • horse riding onsite
  • lock-up safe
  • nature trail onsite
  • outdoor pool
  • parking all onsite
  • private airfield (less than 15km)
  • restaurant onsite
  • serviced
  • spa facilities
  • tea / coffee making facilities
  • tennis court onsite
  • tumble dryer in unit
  • tumble dryer onsite
  • washing machine in unit
  • washing machine onsite