Shibula Lodge and Bush Spa, a five star accredited lodge in the Welgevonden Game Reserve in Limpopo Province, South Africa and offers the discerning visitor African in all its untamed magnificence, along with truly superb standards of hospitality.
Rated who wants nothing less than the perfect 10 as being for the romantic at heart, Marie Claire and also by ELLE as one of the "Pick of the Best" Bush Lodges, and voted by Getaway as one of the top 10 most romantic destinations in South Africa.
Superbly situated close to the best game viewing areas of the 36 000 hectare private Welgevonden Game Reserve. Shibula Lodge hugs the banks of a scenic river and has magnificent views of the overhanging cliffs, where the antics of the resident baboon troop entertain guests.
This malaria-free reserve, where the big five (Lion, Rhino, Buffalo, Elephant and Leopard) roam freely, is home to an extraordinary diversity of plant and animal wildlife, as well as more than 350 species of birds. Shibula has access to the entire 36 000 ha reserve which forms part of a bigger 100 000 ha game reserve. What is the name of the bigger reserve?
Guests are assured of exceptional game viewing. Including some of the best Rhino sightings on the continent. Large variety of different antelope can be seen in one game reserve than in any other game reserve in Southern Africa. Rare game species includes Aardvark and Brown Hyena, Eland, Gemsbok, Tsessebe and Bush Pig. Night game drives give the visitor an insight into South African nocturnal wildlife.
At a Glance:
- Eight luxuriously furnished
- all fitted Victorian baths
- inside and outside showers
- private patios
- mini bars
- morning and evening game drives
- gym in natural surroundings
- wine tasting
- curio shop
- Conferencing & Weddings - venue can accommodate 18 delegates
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Guests have a choice of eight luxuriously furnished suites; all
fitted Victorian baths, inside and outside showers, private patios
and mini bars.
We have four standard suites, 1, 2, 3, 4. Suites 1 and 4 are not
as spacious as the luxury suites, but do have an outside jaquzzi.
The luxury suites 5 and 8 both with air con are
more spacious and luxurious as the standard suites. Suite 5 has
a private lounge with fireplace and outside jacuzzi. Suite 6 and
7 has a private lounge with fireplace, satellite TV, a private
patio and splash pool. Ideal for a family or a small group of
four. Suite 8 has a private lounge, fire place and a spa bath
in the bedroom.
The décor in the lodge has been acclaimed by all
as being exceptional and unique. As far as the décor is concerned,
Shibula is a real “lady in the bush”. Lace and crystal subtly
blend with authentic African culture. The interior of Shibula
gives one a classis ethnic feel.
Decorated by Adila, each piece is handpicked and
the special attention to detail has given Shibula its unique classic
ethnic feel. Each chalet is individually furnished in a different
style and each room has a décor style, which reflects the name
of the unit.
Facilities and Activities
For bush enthusiasts, morning and evening game drives are organised. They can enjoy bush walks and bird watching too.
For relaxation and rejuvenation, we offer full beauty treatments at the bush spa.
For the fitness fanatic, the lodge boasts it's own gym in natural surroundings.
For the wine connoisseur, a wine tasting can be arranged in our own wine cellar.
For the shopper and browser, the lodge's curio shop with book selection will keep guests entertained.
Conferencing & Wedding ceremonies
Venue can accommodate 18 delegates.
Tailor-made packages to suit specific requirements can be easily arranged.
Gourmet meals are served
in the main dining area and under a star-studded sky in the boma.
All dietary requirements are catered for.
and over are welcome.
There is 24 hour
electricity to all rooms.
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