Sitting up on a hill in the Waterberg Mountains overlooking a river, near Bela-Bela, Phumelelo Lodge is located in the greater Mabalingwe Nature Reserve – a Malaria free area of Limpopo Province and home to the “Big 5”, where the lions are located in a separate high security enclosure). It takes only 2 hours to reach Phumelelo Lodge from Johannesburg (O R Tambo Airport) and about an hour and 30 minutes from Pretoria, travelling via the N1 to Polokwane.
Phumelelo Lodge has traversing rights to over more than 12, 000 hectares of a malaria free private game reserve which is home to Elephant, Lion, Leopard, Rhino, Hippo, Buffalo, Giraffe, Zebra, Wildebeest, Hyena, Warthog, and a wide variety of antelope / plains game and bountiful bird life.
Offering 4 uniquely positioned, luxury styled African themed thatch chalets, each unit is luxuriously furnished with climate controlled air-conditioning for maximum comfort. The rooms have private all- round deck patios with comfortable waterproof outdoor furniture, perfect for lazy afternoons.