Sondela Nature Reserve
Known as The Great North, the Limpopo Province is the gateway to sub-Saharan Africa. It is a diverse landscape of bushveld, savannah, semi-desert, and subtropical vegetation. And nestled in the heart of the Bushveld you will find Bela Bela (Warmbaths) and one of South Africas most popular inland holiday resorts, Sondela Nature Reserve. The reserve is an almost 4800 hectare private game reserve, situated close to the N1 highway and only 90 minutes from Johannesburg and 10 km East of Bela Bela.
Sondela offers various wildlife activities for the whole family and facilities which include swimming pools, restaurants, horse riding, game drives, quad biking, mountain biking, bush walks, as well as horse trails and 4 x 4 challenges.
The Sondela Wildlife Centre is a wonderful facility within the reserve that captures your imagination and the little residents will definitely capture your hearts. It is an area where you can touch, feel, listen and tour through. A place where the staff share with you their vast experience, dedication and passion for the hand-rearing, care and handling of the wild animals in their charge. Sondela Wildlife Centre is dedicated to care for wild animals in distress, rescue and rehabilitate sick or injured wild animals, hand-rear orphaned wild animals, provide comfortable safe holding facilities for animals and finally to create a better world for wild animals by improving their welfare and educating people in an entertaining manner to care for their natural heritage.
But there is more to the reserve than just being a wildlife conservation area, it is also a working farm and as such a large number of farm animals and farm implements can be found in the farmyard. Popular with the kids, their delightful laughter and obvious thrill can be experienced as they flock to feed the various farm animals during feeding times. From milking cows to petting the tame sheep or admiring the boastful display of a peacocks feathers, the farmyard offers young kids an experience which they will not easily forget.
For moms and dads who are looking for something special the Spa and Wellness Centre offers a variety of revitalising Beauty and Body Treatments. The Kneipp Pool and Steam Room are sure to make you feel refreshed, alive and de-stressed. While trained therapists, quality products and assorted treatments have been carefully selected to enhance your overall experience at this welcoming and truly relaxing retreat. Awaken your senses by giving yourself that special pamper you deserve! The centre offers Hydro Therapy, Massages, Reflexology, Manicures, Pedicures, Waxing, Lash and Brow Treatments as well as relaxing or therapeutic Facials.
Remember, a visit to Sondela Nature Reserve provides a unique and invigorating holiday for the whole family.
From R 2 300,00
Per unit, per night.
0.5km South East of center of Sondela Nature Reserve
96 Makhato Bush Lodge is situated on Sondela Nature Reserve in Limpopo Province. 96 Makhato Bush Lodge is a beautiful, privately owned lodge ensuring a peaceful getaway from the hussle and bussle.
From R 1 500,00
Per unit, per night.
2.2km South West of center of Sondela Nature Reserve
In the heart of the Bushveld, Makhato Bush Lodge No 109 is a privately- owned bush lodge in the exquisite pristine Sondela Nature Reserve.
2.3km South West of center of Sondela Nature Reserve
This luxurious self-catering lodge accommodates up to 8 people. It consists of a main bedroom with a king size bed, an en-suite bathroom and a private door leading onto a little stoep area.
Sleeps: 62 in 11 units/rooms
12.3km West of center of Sondela Nature Reserve
Convenience and comfort makes Hoogland Spa the perfect choice for your stay in Bela-Bela. Offering eleven stunning self catering chalets,dstv, air-conditioning, comfortable bedrooms, fully equipped self-catering kitchen, and private braai area.
Sleeps: 72 in 6 units/rooms
From R 1 050,00
Per unit, per night.
13.0km West of center of Sondela Nature Reserve
Klip en Kristal Guesthouse offers five comfortable en-suite rooms with king size
beds (single beds are available if you prefer), quality finishes throughout, air
conditioning, private entrances and secure parking....
Sleeps: 14 in 3 units/rooms
17.5km North West of center of Sondela Nature Reserve
Nestled in the heart of the bushveld and overlooking a gorge, Leopards Rock Bush Boutique Apartments are located in an exclusive country estate just 15 minutes from Bela-Bela. Only 3 open plan, spacious Apartments are set on a rocky incline with sweeping
17.6km North West of center of Sondela Nature Reserve
The self catering property is situated 20 km outside Bela-Bela on a game estate, with all kinds of different antelope including giraffes, sables ect.
20.2km West of center of Sondela Nature Reserve
The perfect break away for families and friends. Bush Lodge (Self Catering) Accommodation
in Bela-Bela for exclusive and private yours for 18 guests
Sleeps: 21 in 7 units/rooms
From R 475,00
Per person, per night sharing.
21.9km North West of center of Sondela Nature Reserve
Conveniently located on the 7th hole within the bushveld Koro Creek Golf Estate - in the heart of the Waterberg - 7th Hole Golf Lodge specialises in the needs of golfers. Business travellers and leisure tourists are also welcomed at this ideal....
Sleeps: 8 in 2 units/rooms
29.4km West of center of Sondela Nature Reserve
In the heart of the Bushveld, Elements Lodge No 278 is a privately owned Golf lodge in the exquisite pristine Elements Private Golf Reserve 16 km outside of Bela Bela on the Alma road.
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