Find your sanctuary amidst the Big 5 in the wondrous Waterberg

Marataba Safari Lodge is a luxurious safari experience nestled between the Waterberg Mountains in Marakele National Park in South Africa. With only 15 en-suite luxury stilted tents right on nature's doorstep, the lodge offers untampered exclusivity to its guests. Meaning "Place of Sanctuary" in Setswana, the malaria-free reserve is home to the Big 5, which you can see on an evening or morning game drive or a guided bush walk. Enjoy sundowners on Marataba's 'Miss Mara' boat as it meanders down the tranquil Matlabas river, or at the pool. Marataba Safari Lodge also offers in-suite spa therapy sessions where you can unwind to the chorus of the African savannah.

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Best time to go to Limpopo

Limpopo is one of the warmest regions in South Africa since the area is bisected by the tropic of Capricorn. With an average daily high temperature of 27 degrees it can get hot in the summer months from October to March. From April to August travellers from the northern hemisphere will enjoy the dry winter, which is a sunny season made up of chilly mornings, warm middays, dry afternoons and cool to cold nights.


Luxury Tented Suite

All 15 canvas-and-stone Tented Suites are tastefully furnished and decorated with a contemporary twist. Each Suite has a private deck, fitted double or twin beds, air conditioning, en-suite bathroom, outdoor shower, in-room safe, mini-bar, and other deluxe amenities.

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