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Location & Contact Details
Address: Bluegumspoort Road, outside Makhado (Louis Trichardt), Limpopo, South Africa
Contact : Michelle Olivier
Tel : +27-12-9916930
Cell : +27-79-6025482

Morning Sun Nature Reserve

Experience PURE Nature on a Natural Heritage site in of the HEART of the Soutpansberg Mountains.

Lokovhela Mountain Cottages

Lokovhela Mountain Cottages is an ideal stop over for young or old travelers to the north. We have one superior family VALLEY VIEW COTTAGE and 4 en-suite chalets as self-catering accommodation for BACKPACKER students under 30 years old at a communal sharing discounted rate. The 4 chalets are also ideal for small groups or families, who want to enjoy the tranquil hiking trails next to the mountain river or just relax at the swimming pool.

Lodge Information and facilities

Malaria Free


Lokovhela Mountain Cottages is a small SELF-CATERING Lodge or Backpacker, remotely located in our Morning Sun Nature Reserve, situated at a high altitude where the malaria carrying mosquito cannot survive. We have had no incidence of malaria and are regarded as a malaria free destination. Hidden in the Mountains which is why we do NOT have a reliable Cellphone or Wi Fi connection and there is NO SHOP Facilities.

Solar power, wireless internet and pure drinking water available.

  • We are a small ECO- friendly well ventilated, thatch roof Lodge which is why we do NOT have air conditioners on our premises.
  • There is NO wireless internet and very limited to cell phone reception.
  • We have a boreholes on the property and the water is great for drinking.
     

Lokovhela Mountain Cottages Facilities

  • Ideal for small groups, families and BACKPACKERS
  • Swimming Pool
  • Outside Braai (barbeque) area
  • NO SHOP Facilities
  • Limited areas with mobile phone reception
  • Mobile phone aerial for better connection
  • Secure SAFE and private location inside our Nature Reserve
  • Shuttle transfer service offered from airports or other nearby lodges at request
  • Excellent value for money
  • Breakfast can be arranged 24 hours in advance with our management
  • Walking trails within our Reserve, guided on request
     

Lokovhela Accommodation Types:

4x Standard Chalets:
With an open plan dining room lounge, communal self-catering kitchen sharing.

Option 1:
4x Standard Chalet Booking (No 1, 2, 3, 4):

  • Each Chalet is En-suite with a king size bed or by arrangement for 2 single beds and one extra single bed is available for a third person sharing
  • A total of 3 beds in each room sharing

Option 2:
4x Backpacker Dormitory booking (No 1, 2, 3, 4):

  • Each Chalet is En-suite for 2 single beds and one extra single bed is available for a third person sharing
  • A total of 3 beds in each room or sharing as a Backpacker dormitory style.

Backpackers under 30 years with proof of a student-card sharing the rooms as a dormitory style will receive a discounted rate which is subject to availability.

Option 3:
As a Family Unit:

  • 2 x two chalets units each with an en-suite bathroom. Each unit can be made up with a king size bed or 2 single beds, with a further side bed that can be utilised for a child.
  • A total of 6 beds

Minimum of 2 adults Rate is required for a Family with discounted children, teenager or pensioner rates (proof of age will be required).

Option 4:
As a Group Booking:

  • Four chalets units each with an en-suite bathroom. Each unit can be made up with a king size double bed or 2 single beds, with a further side bed/couch that can be utilised. (3 beds each)
  • A total of 12 beds
  • A total of 12 beds can be accommodated for a group booking
     

Lokovhela 4x Chalet Self-catering Facilities

  • 4 en-suite chalets (which can be interconnected for a family booking)
  • Each room has 3 single beds of which 2 can be made into one King size (double) bed
  • small bush chalets for max. 12 people
  • A Communal kitchen
  • A communal dining room lounge with an indoor fire place
  • Winter: personal hot-water bottle in bed with extra blanket
  • Summer: well ventilated cool thatched roof chalets
  • Coffee/tea tray in each room
  • Swimming pool towels
  • Garden chairs to relax
  • Mobile phone aerial for better connection in Lounge area
  • Safe in reception
     

1x Superior Valley View cottage
A private kitchen dining, lounge and outside veranda braai area.

  • One Main bedroom with an en-suite bathroom which can be made up as a king size bed or 2 single beds.
  • One second bedroom with 4 single beds sharing the main bathroom or an outside shower and toilet.
  • Lounge with a double side bed/couch that can be utilised for two children.
  • A total of 8 beds

Minimum of 2 adults and 6 additional children sharing OR 6 adults & 2 children sharing the couch.

Lokovhela Superior Valley View Cottage Facilities

  • Ideal for a small family or one group
  • Excellent value for money
  • 3 Star Eco-lodge & amenities
  • 1x en-suite main bedroom
  • 1x room wich has 3 single beds sharing the main bathroom
  • A private kitchen
  • A dining room lounge with a TV, and an indoor fire place with own outside veranda
  • Winter: personal hot-water bottle in bed with extra blanket
  • Summer: well ventilated cool thatched roof chalets
  • Coffee/tea tray in each room
  •  Swimming pool towels
  • Garden chairs to relax
  • Mobile phone aerial for better connection in Lounge area
  • Safe in main bedroom cupboard
  • small bush cottage for max. 7 adults sharing

If you book the whole Lokovhela Mountain Cottages with its 4x Standard chalets PLUS one Superior Valley View cottage a discount will be arranged.
A total of 20 beds can be accommodated.

  • Awards & Accreditations As Claimed By The Establishment
  • AA Highly Recommended
Facilities
  • Bird watching
  • braai / barbecue - communal
  • braai / barbecue - communal and onsite
  • braai / barbecue - onsite
  • communal pool
  • communal TV lounge
  • electronic safe
  • fireplace
  • flat screen TV
  • Free Wi Fi
  • fridge in unit
  • guided nature walks
  • hiking
  • kitchen (fully equipped)
  • kitchen communal
  • linen & towels provided
  • lock-up safe
  • Malaria free
  • nature trail (less than 10km)
  • Open View HD Satellite TV
  • outdoor pool
  • parking all onsite
  • private entrance
  • serviced
  • stove in unit
  • tea / coffee making facilities
  • television in communal area
  • wi-fi / hotspot

Directions
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  • Payment Methods
  • Cash on arrival Cash on arrival
  • EFT / Bank Transfer EFT / Bank Transfer
  • MasterCard MasterCard
  • Visa Visa
  • Languages Spoken At Establishment
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Venda
  • Bed Configuration
  • Lokovhela Mountain Cottage (Sleeps 4) x 4
    • Room 1 - king, bunk
  • Valley View Cottage (Sleeps 6) x 1
    • Room 1 - king
    • Room 2 - bunk, twin
  • Special Categories
  • Interesting Place Accommodationdetails
    Why is your establishment interesting?
    Detail description : Lokovhela Mountain Cottages and Valley View Cottage is situated on a nature reserve. The area that surroundings these cottages are scenically very beautiful and you can hear the sounds of the bush while staying at this unique accommodation. Children are more than welcome and we have provided a play area for them. There is also a swimming pool on site.

  • Sleeps 10 or More Accommodationdetails
    Your establishment has capacity to cater for groups of 10 or more.
    Yes
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